In this Friday evening episode we cover a bunch of headlines, talk of society and historical context for people’s actions and even geek out a bit towards the very end.

Enjoy!

Some of the links from stories or articles mentioned in the show (as always, in no particular order):

https://www.businessinsider.com/trump-gop-convention-speech-to-take-place-anniversary-kkk-attack-2020-6

https://www.washingtonpost.com/history/2020/06/11/juneteenth-trump-rally-tulsa-race-massacre/

https://www.vice.com/en_uk/article/pkygam/tennessee-just-voted-to-keep-a-racist-statue-of-a-kkk-grand-wizard

https://theintercept.com/2020/06/03/children-killed-airstrikes-afghanistan-tbij-report/

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2020/06/trump-hasnt-followed-through-on-plan-to-withdraw-us-from-who/

https://www.vox.com/2020/6/12/21289495/trump-fox-news-chokehold-lincoln

https://www.politico.com/news/2020/06/12/trump-lgbtq-patient-protections-315819

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-security-police/french-police-stage-protest-on-paris-champs-elysees-idUSKBN23J17H?il=0

https://www.newsweek.com/tulsa-county-coronavirus-cases-rise-over-75-percent-one-week-ahead-first-trump-rally-since-1510533

https://talkingpointsmemo.com/news/white-house-floats-theory-that-mexico-is-to-blame-for-spike-in-covid-cases

https://nltimes.nl/2020/06/12/shocking-nearly-recovered-covid-19-health-issues-months-later

https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2020-06-11/trump-tulsa-juneteenth-racism-protests-coronavirus

https://theprint.in/world/zoom-says-china-asked-it-to-censor-pro-democracy-activists-in-us-and-it-obeyed/440148/

https://www.newsweek.com/christopher-columbus-ted-cruz-ilhan-omar-genocide-statue-1510425

https://www.theverge.com/2020/6/10/21286486/dark-basin-hackers-for-hire-phishing-emails-environmental-nonprofit-groups-exxon-mobil

https://www.inventiva.co.in/trends/nandini/the-pm-of-india-is-the-only-leader-out-of-200-countries-affected-by-coronavirus-in-this-world-who-did-not-face-the-press-during-these-turbulent-times/

https://www.vice.com/en_ca/article/akze7b/indian-healer-baba-coronavirus

Guy claims WWII and all wars are fake. They are just “camping trips” and battles are staged

https://decrypt.co/31906/activists-rally-save-internet-archive-lawsuit-threatens