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Day 1238

(Matt Kiser) #1

Global: Total confirmed cases: ~7,303,000; deaths: ~414,000; recoveries: ~3,425,000. (Johns Hopkins University)

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at

(David Bythewood) #2

Protesters Establish Autonomous Zone Around Seattle PD Building as Police Retreat

(David Bythewood) #3

Last week’s crackdown on protesters has become a debacle for the D.C. National Guard: Some members say they’re ashamed to tell their families they took part.

Aggressive Tactics by National Guard, Ordered to Appease Trump, Wounded the Military, Too

Some members of the D.C. Guard — comprising more than 60 percent people of color — have not told family they were part of the crackdown. Guard leadership, concerned about public opposition, even warned against buying food from vendors.

(David Bythewood) #4

These posts and some others here probably belong in the crisis thread…

‘Disturbing’ texts between Oregon police and far-right group prompt investigation

Texts between Joey Gibson, the leader of the far-right group Patriot Prayer, and Portland police Lt. Jeff Niiya have been criticized by officials in Oregon’s largest city.

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Mark A. Milley, says he was wrong to accompany President Donald Trump on a walk through Lafayette Square that ended in a photo op at a church.

And now Trump will probably fire him.

(Matt Kiser) closed #5

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