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PBC News & Comment: Standing Rock Water Protectors Win Big Court Victory!

Federal judge orders Corp of Engineers to conduct full review, strikes down permits issued by Trump; big victory for Sioux…--Britain’s Guardian reports it, ABC news appears to be only US corporate media outlet to cover it

--late yesterday, Senate passed bailout bill 96-0, which actually shovels over $6 trillion in borrowed money mostly to corporate interest

--Bernie Sanders took on Lindsay Graham and cruel cronies who wanted to cut the $600 per week federal add-on to unemployment checks

--listener John Zweibel tipped me to HuffPost critical analysis by Zach Carter

--California Gov. Newsom gets mortgage lenders to agree to 90-day grace period on payments

--our daily Covid 19 update, edited by Linda Lewis

--data on infection rate is wobbly, as more testing is available

--Buzzfeed reports that doctors and nurses say deaths are undercounted

--in Missouri, FBI agents shoot and kill man they say was plotting to bomb a hospital

--after public shaming, Gilead declines “orphan drug” status for remdesivir

--Julian Assange, who has prior chronic lung condition, is denied release by British judge, as Kevin Gosztola reports

--as Gov. Cuomo gets high marks for managing response in NY state, Nick Pinto at The Intercept reveals that our “crisis daddy” is using crisis cover to push rollbacks in bail reform

--WashPost dogs Trump over lies, blaming and self-congatulation in his daily pressroom show.

--L.A. Sheriff Villenueva channels Trump in effort to block shift in responsibilities that’s been in the works for months

--in shocking move in Israel, Benny Gantz screws his pooch and agrees to become Knesset speaker in Netanyahu-led government

--Trump’s personal attorney and sometime Attorney General Barr files unproven drug-trafficking charges against Venezuela’s Maduro

--ConsortiumNews offers some analysis of UN Secretary General's call for worldwide ceasefire