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Guns? Yes. Masks? No. And Gestapo in Portland.

Max Elbaum Organizing Upgrade
Only in the U.S.A. does a large section of the population think owning an assault weapon is a sacred right, but wearing a mask in a pandemic is a restriction on liberty.

Unprepared to Reopen Safely Colleges Are Prepared to Blame Their Students

Julia Marcus & Jessica Gold The Atlantic
Paul Quinn College, a small, historically black college in Dallas, Texas. Despite serious public-health concerns, many college campuses are slated to reopen for in-person instruction this fall. Students will get infected, and universities will rebuke them for it; campuses will close, and students will be blamed for it.

Israel Demolishes Palestinian Coronavirus Testing Center in Hebron

Akram Al-Waara, Mustafa Abu Sneineh Middle East Eye
Israeli soldiers watched construction on desperately needed facility go ahead for two months before sending in the bulldozers, residents say. The idea of the project was to ease pressure on hospitals in Hebron treating Covid-19 patients.

Tidbits - July 23, 2020 - Reader Comments: Portland - Trump's Militia and the Moms; Teachers Prepare to Resist School Openings; Strike for Black Lives; Unions and Racial Justice; Cuban Medical Internationalism; Resources; Announcements; and more....

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Reader Comments: Portland - Trump's Militia and the Moms; Teachers Prepare to Resist School Openings; Strike for Black Lives; Unions and Racial Justice; Cuban Medical Internationalism fact sheet; Resources; Announcements; and more....
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