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Steve June 6, 2020

To fully understand the current dispute over Twitter regulating Tweety McTreason’s free speech, one needs to appreciate how much Donald J. Trump has deviated from the past political practice of previous U.S. presidents.  This isn’t just a matter of his incendiary tweets. In fact, there is method to the Trumpian madness.  How Trump regulates the […]

Steve June 6, 2020

3 min ago Brazil tops 35,000 coronavirus deaths From CNN’s Rodrigo Pedroso in Sao Paulo Brazil is edging closer to overtaking the United Kingdom as the country with the second-most coronavirus deaths in the world, after announcing another vast daily fatality toll on Friday. Another 1,005 deaths were confirmed by the health ministry in the […]

Steve June 6, 2020

Nearly five dozen Buffalo, New York, police officers, specially trained for civil unrest, resigned from their unit Friday after two colleagues were suspended for allegedly shoving and seriously injuring a 75-year-old protester, officials said. The members of the Buffalo Police Department’s Emergency Response Team quit that task force after the fallout from Thursday night’s incident, […]

Steve June 5, 2020

A Philadelphia police officer has been arrested and charged with aggravated assault after a video surfaced showing the man allegedly beating a 21-year-old Temple University student during recent protests, District Attorney Larry Krasner’s office announced Friday. Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner speaks to reporters on Feb. 6, 2019.Matt Rourke / AP file Police Staff Inspector […]

Steve June 5, 2020

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Friday apologized to players for not listening to their concerns regarding racism sooner. In a video posted to Twitter, Goodell offered his condolences to families who have endured “police brutality,” including George Floyd, a black man who died while in Minneapolis police custody last week; Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old woman […]

Steve June 5, 2020

DON’T LOSE ACCESS:Your IP access to ForeignPolicy.com will expire on June 15. To ensure uninterrupted reading, please contact Rachel Mines, sales director, at [email protected] As protests over the killing of George Floyd, in which a Minneapolis police officer has been charged with murder, stretched into their seventh day on Monday, the top terrorism official at […]

Steve June 5, 2020

3 hr 6 min ago From CNN’s Rob Frehse Drew Angerer/Getty Images Two officers were suspended without pay and one supervisor was transferred after three incidents during recent New York City protests, Police Commissioner Dermot Shea announced. The officer seen pushing a woman to the ground in a May 29 incident in Brooklyn is suspended without pay after […]

Steve June 5, 2020

From New York City to Seattle, protesters and police prepared for more George Floyd demonstrations this weekend as the national anger over the death of the black man beneath the knee of a white Minneapolis police officer showed little sign of abating. Even the threat of perpetuating the coronavirus pandemic barely slowed the movement Friday […]