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PBC News & Comment: Self-described Antifa Voice Slams Trump’s Fascism

In statement attributed to Antifa Facebook page manager, we get intelligent description of their goals and methods, with insults to Trump…--read the statement here

--as Trump vowed “law and order” in Rose garden comments, cops used tear gas to clear protesters from his path to church photo op across the street

--Catholic and Protestant clergy join politicians of both parties in denouncing 2 photo ops where a bible and a pope were used as props

--former military brass criticize Trump’s plans to use troops against protesters

--Senate considers resolution objecting to Trump’s bullying posture

--at ConsortiumNews, 2 important articles about militarization of policing, one by veteran cop Tom Nolan,

the other by Jake Johnson of Common Dreams

--some accountability for police brutality, as Louisville police chief is fired, and 6 Atlanta cops are charged with assault

--LA police chief offers bizarre equivalency as he vows to pursue looters

--worldwide, protests and critical comments reflect the visible racial inequality in US

--progressive congressional candidates of color will hold joint press event and offer their remedies tomorrow

--as Facebook employees continue to protest, and some resign, Zuckerberg defends his glaringly inconsistent position on censorship

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

--as 8 states and DC vote today, data show that GOP voters are taking Trump’s advice, and avoiding voting by mail