The Wall Street Journal
· Seattle’s Tax on Job Creation →
Between the pandemic and civic unrest, Seattle’s economy isn’t in the best shape.
· Facebook, in a possible reversal, considers banning political ads near the U.S. election →
Facebook executives are considering a temporary ban on political advertising in the final days before the U.S. election in November as the company continues to grapple with a large advertising boycott, employee unrest and other issues related to its policies related to hate speech and misinformation, according to people familiar with the company’s thinking.
· Majority of Americans say race discrimination is a big problem in the U.S. →
“It is striking that we have seen yet another uprising, rebellion, resurgence and revival of a spirit of resistance that has barely been seen in this country since the civil unrest in the 1960s,” he said.
The China Post
· COVID hits dozens of Latin leaders, including presidents →
Añez, who took office after President Evo Morales was ousted during national unrest last year, does not have a vice president and, if she could no longer serve, the next in the line of succession is Senate President Eva Copa, a member of Morales’ party and a bitter opponent of Añez.
The China Post
· Statue to tennis star Arthur Ashe to stay put in Richmond →
Harris said he contacted Mayor Levar Stoney’s office last month about taking down the statue until the civil unrest in Richmond calmed down.
· Bolivia leader 'asymptomatic' after COVID-19 test: Doctor →
The conservative politician assumed the interim presidency in November after socialist former leader Evo Morales resigned and fled the country following three weeks of unrest over his controversial re-election.
· Ethiopia says 2 arrested in killing that sparked mass unrest →
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s attorney general says two people have been arrested and a third is on the run after the shooting death of a popular singer that set off days of deadly unrest.
· Trump's New Hampshire rally delayed by weather, White House claims →
The president has cast himself in the starring role of the blameless victim – of a deadly pandemic, of a stalled economy, of deep-seated racial unrest, all of which happened to him rather than the country,” the Post reported.
· Ethiopia arrests suspects over Haacaaluu Hundeessaa killing →
The unrest last week was the deadliest since Abiy took office.
The New York Times
· A Timeline of the George Floyd Protests →
After the death of George Floyd on May 25, protests and unrest have rocked Minneapolis and other cities.