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Steve June 3, 2020

Minnesota’s attorney general will elevate murder charges against the Minneapolis police officer who kneeled on George Floyd’s neck until he died, and will charge the other three officers involved in the in-custody death. Attorney General Keith Ellison will charged fired officer Derek Chauvin with second-degree murder, and officers Tou Thao, Alexander Kueng and Thomas Lane […]

Steve June 3, 2020

Police officers hold a perimeter behind the metal fence recently erected in front of the White House on June 2. Olivier Douliery/AFP/Getty Images Washington, DC, officials have decided to adjust the times for Wednesday night’s curfew to 11 p.m. ET to 6 a.m. Thursday morning. There were 19 arrests in DC on Tuesday night — […]

Steve June 3, 2020

“Cutting back to 1m ‘doubles infection risk’” The Guardian (print edition), 2 June 2020 “One metre is enough!” The Mail (print edition), 2 June 2020   Yesterday the Guardian’s and the Mail’s front pages reported a new piece of research recently published in the Lancet medical journal. “Reducing physical distancing advice from 2 metres to 1 […]

Steve June 3, 2020

Jimmy Kimmel has a way of explaining things for people who think of themselves as “not political.” His explanation of the health care debate in 2017 (right after his son was born with critical health issues) helped define public opinion when Republicans wanted to take away Obamacare. Tuesday night he put the term “white privilege” […]

Steve June 3, 2020

Republicans in the Senate have become willing collaborators to Trump’s narcissistic, criminal and chaotic rule. Trump’s presidency has cost so many American lives during the pandemic. It’s cost us our economy as he has no plans to coordinate reopening, and now he’s stoking violence as protestors in all fifty states rise up against police lynchings. […]

Steve June 3, 2020

Seven is lucky for some, but maybe not PC and tab makers in 2020 if research house Canalys has got its forecasts right: manufacturers will ship 367.8 million of those boxes, 27.8 million fewer than the prior 12 months, and down – you guessed it – 7 per cent. Those are pretty stark figures, but […]