News Roundup 7/28/20

by | Jul 28, 2020

News Roundup 7/28/20

by | Jul 28, 2020

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News

  • The second Covid stimulus will be at least $1 trillion. [Link]
  • Over the past eight years, Rite Aid has installed cameras equipped with facial recognition software in 200 of its stores. The facial recognition software is tied to the Chinese government. [Link]
  • Mike Maharrey explains Trump is increasing federal enforcement of gun control. [Link]

Foreign Policy

  • Trump nominates Col. Douglas Macgregor to be Ambassador to Germany. [Link]
  • The Space Force has several horses that are mostly used to enforce wildlife law. [Link]
  • The fire on the USS Bonhomme Richard is expected to cost $4 billion. [Link]

Brazil

  • Facebook and Twitter remove accounts of Brazilian officials at the order of a Brazilian judge. [Link]

Korea

  • The US changes an agreement with South Korea that will allow South Korea to build rockets to launch a spy satellite. [Link]
  • The armistice that ended fighting in Korea celebrates its 67th year and there is no official peace treaty. [Link]

Afghanistan

  • The Taliban say there are no secret annexes in their “peace agreement” with the US that will allow the US to keep troops in Afghanistan. [Link]

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