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Defund The Police

  1. policing
    Eric Adams and Andrew Cuomo’s Grim Vision for New York CityThis dystopian rhetoric has been used before — with disastrous results.
  2. nyc mayoral race
    Eric Adams Is No PragmatistThe likely next mayor of New York is just as much an ideologue as his opponents.
  3. police violence
    Darnella Frazier’s Nightmare YearWhen police fatalities touch the same person twice.
  4. nyc mayoral race
    What Eric Adams’s Success Reveals About ‘Defund the Police’Not much.
  5. the national interest
    Defunding the Police Is Dead, But Reform Lives OnHow Democrats can fight crime and police abuse at once.
  6. minneapolis
    This Will Keep HappeningDaunte Wright’s death and Derek Chauvin’s trial highlight an intractable problem with policing.
  7. atlanta shootings
    Andrew Yang’s Plan to Fight Hate Crimes Makes Asian Activists CringeFor many in New York’s Asian communities, the mayoral front-runner’s call for more NYPD funding after the Atlanta shootings felt glib and misguided.
  8. crime
    America Saw a Historic Rise in Murders in 2020. Why?“If you wanted to think of this as potentially erasing several decades worth of progress, that wouldn’t be an overstatement,” says one expert.
  9. black lives matter
    The Real Reason Obama Trashes ‘Defund the Police’Moderate Democrats still think the criminal-justice system can be reformed.
  10. police reform
    Senate Democrats Stall Republican Police-Reform Bill to Force NegotiationsBipartisan negotiations will have to occur unless both parties are satisfied with their positions on this subject going into November.
  11. rayshard brooks
    Atlanta’s Reforms Won’t Save the Next Rayshard BrooksThe mayor’s first proposals for curbing racist police violence have already been failing for years.
  12. police reform
    The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy of the Police Protest MovementPolice unions are making it clear they won’t be part of any meaningful reform — and undermining their own political and moral support in the process.
  13. abolition
    Why Police Abolition Is a Useful Framework — Even for SkepticsAbolition is a goal, a process, and a practice.
  14. black lives matter
    Defunding the Police Is Not Nearly EnoughBringing justice and peace to disadvantaged black communities will require more public investment than we can divert from police budgets.
  15. george floyd protests
    Republicans May ‘Defund the Police’ With Budget Cuts Forced by the CoronavirusRepublicans blocking aid to state and local governments are hurting their friends in blue.
  16. intelligencer chats
    What Could ‘Defund the Police’ Mean in Practice?Trying to unpack the slogan that has become a rallying cry for activists around the country.
  17. vision 2020
    Biden Supports Reforming, Not Defunding, PoliceBiden is sticking with one idea from the 1994 crime bill: deploying more cops via community policing strategies. Its current popularity is unclear.