Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.
- Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says the Ukrainian delegation is “bringing home significant victory for Ukraine” after a NATO summit that offers renewed military aid and a shortened path to NATO membership.
- House lawmakers are debating the National Defense Authorization Act, an $888 billion dollar military spending package for the next fiscal year.
- FBI Director Christopher Wray testifies before Congress.
- A Senate committee met today to discuss Social Security, its ongoing exhaustion, its importance, and the best way to extend its solvency.
- Amazon workers in the UK strike during Amazon Prime Day.
- Consumer Financial Protection Bureau fines Bank of America $150 million and forces it to to reimburse customers more than $100 million for “double-dipping” on overdraft fees, withholding reward bonuses on credit cards and opening accounts without customer consent.
- Microsoft disclosed late Tuesday that Chinese hackers had infiltrated its customers’ email systems to gather intelligence.
- Criminal justice reform advocates joined the family of Sean Moore on the steps of the San Francisco Hall of Justice today to protest District Attorney Brook Jenkins’ decision to drop the manslaughter charges against the SFPD officer who shot Moore in front of his own house in 2017.