U.S. Covid death toll hits 700,000: A massacre by the capitalist system | MR Online

The United States marked a grim milestone Oct. 1 as the 700,000th death from COVID-19 was officially registered. Since January of 2020 the United States has also counted over 43 million cases, the most of any country on the planet for both deaths and infections.

Source: U.S. Covid death toll hits 700,000: A massacre by the capitalist system | MR Online

The Tulsa Massacre: Remembering the History of ‘Black Wall Street’ | Portside

When HBO’s TV series Watchmen (2019) and Lovecraft Country (2020) splashed across our screens, recreating the historical event now known as the Tulsa Massacre, Americans of all races were flabbergasted that a story so brutal, so significant had been seemingly lost to history.Few had known the details of the mass killing of Black people by white mobs in what at that time was thought to be the wealthiest Black community in the United States.

Source: The Tulsa Massacre: Remembering the History of ‘Black Wall Street’ | Portside

 Murder…by government

Afghan officials knew for over a week that civilians were in the area bombed by a U.S. drone strike on Wednesday, raising more questions about the attack that killed 30 farmers and wounded 40 more.”My son and his friends were killed by the Americans,” village chief Malak Khaiyali Khan told Reuters. “How could they do this to us?”

Source: ‘How Could They Do This to Us?’ Ask Afghan Farmers After Reporting Reveals Officials Knew Civilians Were in Area of Lethal US Drone Strike | Common Dreams News