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Coronavirus update June 20

Financial Crisis, Current Events

Coronavirus
- South Carolina Reports 4th Straight Record Jump As COVID-19 Cases Surge Across The South: Live Updates
- ‘Shameful, not cool, a sign of weakness’: Men are less likely to wear face masks to protect against coronavirus, study finds
- As coronavirus returns, Beijingers face disruption, anxiety
- As Coronavirus Returns to Beijing, Schools Shut and Flights Are Halted
- Brazil Coronavirus Total Tops 1 Million, Second Only To US

Economics/Business
- "Powell Is Now Helpless": Even A Modest Market Wobble Threatens To Devastate The Real Economy
- The Fed Has Monetized All Treasury Issuance In 2020
- 24 Hour Fitness Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
- Stocks stage biggest turnaround in 3 months to end higher as Fed pledges to buy more corporate bonds
- Quaker Oats to end ‘Aunt Jemima’ brand to promote racial equality
- Fed chair warns of 'significant uncertainty' around US recovery
- The Retail Daytrading Euphoria Has Finally Peaked: Here Come The Sellers
- AT&T confirms thousands of job cuts, 250 store closings
- 'Pandemic pricing' is here. Rents are dropping across the US
- Papa Powell Sees “Tremendous Human and Economic Hardship” (No V-Shaped Recovery)
- Hertz stock halted for pending news as SEC has 'concerns' about stock sale
- Americans Skip Millions of Loan Payments as Coronavirus Takes Economic Toll
- Jobless claims dip to 1.51 million in mid-June, but layoffs remain stubbornly high
- Almost 46 Million Americans Have Now Filed For Unemployment Claims Since Lockdowns Began
- Labor Recovery Stalls, Benefits Not Paid, Massive Unemployment Lines In Kentucky
- Cream Of Wheat Becomes Fourth Brand In 24 Hours To Revisit Packaging Over Racist Origins
- Every CEO And Leader That Stepped Down Since Black Lives Matter Protests Began
- Hertz seeking bankruptcy loan after stock sale fizzled

Government/Politics
- Justices rule LGBT people protected from job discrimination
- 'I made Juneteenth very famous': Trump takes credit for holiday celebrating Emancipation Proclamation
- Trump presidency in turmoil after bombshell book, Supreme Court vote

Protest/Riots
- Republic Of CHAZ Begins Reparations; White Participants Pressured To Give Blacks $10 Each
- CNN Camera Crew Attacked Outside Atlanta Wendy’s as Rioters Burn It
- 36 arrested, Wendy’s burned after protests over Atlanta police shooting
- ‘All Black Lives Matter’ Painted On Hollywood Street In Honor Of Pride Month, Push For Racial Equality
- White Woman Filmed Setting Fire To Atlanta Wendy's After Latest Police Killing
- Seattle’s anarchist utopia breaks down, residents report ‘screams of terror’ on the streets
- Protesters pull down statue of Confederate Gen. Albert Pike in DC

Police
- NAACP Demands Atlanta Chief Resign Over Latest Police Killing Of Unarmed Black Man
- Erika Shields steps aside after 3½ years as APD chief
- Officer Fired, Police Chief Steps Down, Wendy's Set Ablaze After Atlanta Shooting
- Atlanta officer who fatally shot Rayshard Brooks has been terminated
- African Americans 'probably ought to be' shot more by police, a top Tulsa officer said
- Several Minneapolis Police Officers Quit Amid Lack of Support, Low Morale Following George Floyd's Death
- Entire police SWAT team in Florida resigns after chief takes knee with protesters
- Police Officers All Over America Are Quitting Their Jobs Because Of The George Floyd Protests
- Police killing of Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta ruled a homicide
- Three NYPD Officers "Intentionally Poisoned" With Bleach At Manhattan Shake Shack; Company Responds
- Johns Creek investigating police chief after Facebook post on Black Lives Matter
- Georgia cop gets nickname ‘Officer Karen’ after crying over her botched McDonald’s order in viral video
- ‘Higher than usual number’ of Atlanta officers call out of work
- Atlanta Mayor Bottoms: Our Police Morale ‘Is Down Tenfold’ – ‘Streets Won’t Be any Less Safe’ Because of Officers Calling out
- As Atlanta Police Protest, Is “Blue Flu” The Next Pandemic?
- California: half-brother of black man found hanged killed in police shooting

Global
- In Germany, a Smorgasbord of Causes Results in One Vast Protest March
- Taiwan warns off intruding Chinese aircraft for fourth time in nine days
- A Crisis Is Brewing Between India and China. But This Time There Is a Big Difference.
- North Korea ‘to mass troops near border’ and slams ‘mongrel dog’ South Korea after blowing up ’embassy’ building

Technology
- GitHub to replace "master" with alternative term to avoid slavery references

Media
- Google Demonetizes Zero Hedge

Culture
- Not Everyone In Hollywood Supports Cancel Culture: Some Harsh Words for the PC Crowd

Military
- Navy Upholds Ouster of Carrier Captain After Furor Over Outbreak

Posted: 2020-06-20 23:05:35


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