Korea Goes Back into Lockdown – The Chosun Ilbo (English Edition): Daily News from Korea – National/Politics > National

New cases there surged from 66 a day from Aug. 9 to 15 to over 240 a day during Aug. 23 to 29. Across the country the number was over 300 per day last week. But acting Seoul Mayor Suh Jung-hyup asked the capital’s 10 million residents to “freeze” their activities as much as possible until Sept. 6. Coffee and other franchise outlets can only offer takeaways. Restaurants and food trucks must close at 9 p.m. Jeju Island has banned gatherings of more than three people.

Source: Korea Goes Back into Lockdown – The Chosun Ilbo (English Edition): Daily News from Korea – National/Politics > National

COVID-19 Can Wreck Your Heart, Even if You Haven’t Had Any Symptoms – Scientific American

We’ve also known for a while that some COVID-19 patients’ hearts are taking a beating, too—but over the past few weeks, the evidence has strengthened that cardiac damage can happen even among people who have never displayed symptoms of coronavirus infection. And these frightening findings help explain why college and professional sports leagues are proceeding with special caution as they make decisions about whether or not to play.

Source: COVID-19 Can Wreck Your Heart, Even if You Haven’t Had Any Symptoms – Scientific American

USPS Board Chairman Revealed as Director of McConnell, Trump-Linked Super PACs

United States Postal Service (USPS) Board of Governors Chairman, Robert M. Duncan, is a director of the Mitch McConnell-allied Senate Leadership Fund Super PAC, as paperwork filed Monday confirmed. The ties between Duncan and McConnell deepen concerns about the integrity of what will likely be an election largely conducted with mail-in ballots, which has also been complicated by issues with a Republican-led gutting of the USPS.

Duncan’s ties to the $130 million Senate Leadership Fund is just one of the chairman’s ties to prominent Republicans. Moreover, nearly all of the people on the Trump-nominated USPS board of governors have ties to the Trump administration.

 

Source: USPS Board Chairman Revealed as Director of McConnell, Trump-Linked Super PACs

EXPOSITION “Pas de Cartier !” – Les YANOMAMI et les ARBRES – Mines d’or et articles de luxe en or – COVID-19 propagé par des mineurs d’or… 3 septembre – 4 octobre 2020 — Barbara Crane Navarro

EXHIBITION “Pas de Cartier!” – The YANOMAMI and the TREES – Gold mines and luxury gold items – COVID-19 spread by gold miners… September 3 – October 4, 2020

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EXPOSITION “Pas de Cartier !” – Les YANOMAMI et les ARBRES – Mines d’or et articles de luxe en or – COVID-19 propagé par des mineurs d’or… 3 septembre – 4 octobre 2020 — Barbara Crane Navarro

Black Spartacus by Sudhir Hazareesingh review – the epic life of Toussaint Louverture — Repeating Islands

A gripping biography of the leader of the slave revolt that led to Haiti’s independence, described as ‘the first black superhero of the modern age’ A review by David Bell for London’s Guardian. No figure from the 18th-century “age of revolution” had as extraordinary a life as Toussaint Louverture. He was born a slave in the […]

Black Spartacus by Sudhir Hazareesingh review – the epic life of Toussaint Louverture — Repeating Islands

Biden blames Trump for violence — ORANGE COUNTY TRIBUNE

Seeking to turn the tables on President Donald Trump and others at the Republican National Convention who blamed Democrats for street violence, former vice president Joe Biden placed the responsibility on the White House. “He doesn’t want to shed light, he wants to generate heat, and he’s stoking violence in our cities,” said the Democratic […]

Biden blames Trump for violence — ORANGE COUNTY TRIBUNE

Voice of America journalists condemn Trump-backed boss over ‘spy’ remarks

When incompetence is the guide to hiring by Trump “Some of the most prominent journalists at Voice of America have accused its new Trump-appointed chief executive of McCarthyism and putting reporters at risk by purging staff and suggesting that being a journalist is “a great cover for a spy”.

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  • Staff letter says CEO Michael Pack is putting reporters at risk
  • Pack suggested being a journalist was ‘a great cover for a spy’

Some of the most prominent journalists at Voice of America have accused its new Trump-appointed chief executive of McCarthyism and putting reporters at risk by purging staff and suggesting that being a journalist is “a great cover for a spy”.

Related: Trump administration steps up efforts to turn broadcasters into propaganda outlets

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