The Truth About Defunding the Police

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, June 9, 2021 “Defunding” the police has often turned out to be an accounting trick, but community control of police – a righteous demand – must also ensure that all government functions address human needs. “The armed forces of Russia, Germany, France, the U.K. and Japan all receive less money than American police departments.”[…]

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