Defund the Police, Defund the Military

by Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J.S. Davies, published on Common Dreams, June 9, 2020 On June 1, President Trump threatened to deploy active-duty U.S. military forces against peaceful Black Lives Matter protesters in cities across America. Trump and state governors eventually deployed at least 17,000 National Guard troops across the country. In the nation’s capital, Trump deployed nine Blackhawk assault helicopters,[…]

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