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George Floyd

  1. 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.
  2. the national interest
    Why Conservatives and Liberals Might Join to Fight Back Against Police UnionsA real bipartisan opening for meaningful reform.
  3. 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.
  4. black lives matter
    What We Know About the Death of Black Lives Matter Activist Oluwatoyin SalauSalau, 19, went missing on Saturday, June 6, the same day she reported being sexually assaulted. Her was found by Tallahassee police a week later.
  5. protests
    Scenes From the Enduring Protests in New YorkPhotographer Mark Clennon’s arresting photos from the march on Trump Tower on Sunday.
  6. abolition
    Why Police Abolition Is a Useful Framework — Even for SkepticsAbolition is a goal, a process, and a practice.
  7. george floyd protests
    Trump Reschedules His Juneteenth Rally in TulsaThe president said he was pushing the rally back a day to honor the requests of “many of my African-American friends and supporters.”
  8. george floyd protests
    What’s Going On in CHAZ, the Seattle Autonomous Zone?There’s free LaCroix.
  9. the national interest
    Defunding the Police Is the Only Police Reform Americans Don’t LikeThe good news is that public opinion is very open to a wide array of reforms to curtail racist policing.
  10. george floyd
    Protests Are Galvanizing Demands to Take Cops Out of SchoolsSome teachers unions have demanded police-free schools for years, but they face major obstacles.
  11. 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.
  12. the national circus
    Frank Rich: What Trump Will Do to WinHe’s down in the polls that he insists are fake. But Georgia’s chaotic election offers a blueprint for success.
  13. george floyd
    Trump Wanted to Send in the Troops. Now Some Are Ready to Quit.“I cannot continue to engage in violence,” said one member of the National Guard.
  14. george floyd
    Photos From the Viewings of George FloydScenes from a highly emotional day in Houston.
  15. gop
    3 GOP Insiders on the Protests and Trump’s Perilous Moment“I think the president has handled it as well as any president ever could.”
  16. george floyd
    Republicans Belatedly Realize Protests Aren’t Going AwayAs outrage over police brutality and the killing of George Floyd persists, GOP leaders respond with lukewarm efforts of reform and appeasement.
  17. george floyd
    The Most Powerful Moments From the Funeral of George FloydGeorge Floyd’s family described his generosity, the Houston mayor banned police chokeholds, and he was entombed next to his mother.
  18. george floyd
    What’s in the Democrats’ Policing Reform Bill?It’s a start, but there’s a lot more to do.
  19. vision 2020
    Economic ‘Comeback’ Is Not Making Trump More PopularSo far, good, if tentative, economic news is being overshadowed by entrenched negative reactions to Trump’s personality and leadership style.
  20. games
    Roger Goodell’s Black Lives Matter Moment Is a Sign of Trump’s WeaknessThe president never actually had that much power over the NFL. Now, he has none.
  21. george floyd protests
    Here’s How the George Floyd Protests Have Already Changed the CountryJust weeks after the protests began, laws are changing, cities are mulling calls to “defund police,” and Confederate symbols are coming down.
  22. 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.
  23. the national interest
    Trump, Citing ‘Conservative Treehouse,’ Says Injured Man Set Up Buffalo CopsThe actual theory of the case is even wilder.
  24. george floyd
    See George Floyd Protest Photos From Around the U.S.Scenes from demonstrations in cities around the country.
  25. mistaken identity
    What It’s Like to Get Doxed for Taking a Bike RidePeter Weinberg didn’t even know what “doxing” was before a Twitter mob falsely accused him of assaulting some kids on a bike trail.
  26. crime
    Gunman Plows Car Through Seattle Protest, Shooting DemonstratorThe victim, a 27-year-old black man, is reportedly in stable condition.
  27. george floyd
    Minneapolis City Council Says It Will Disband Police ForceA veto-proof majority has committed to the process, but it’s not clear what will happen next.
  28. george floyd protests
    NFL Players, Employee Forced Goodell’s Protest Ban ApologyThe NFL commissioner apologized on Friday for the league’s ban on the protests started by Colin Kaepernick, but not to Kaepernick, and not on his own.
  29. police brutality
    This Will Not Be ContainedTwo weeks in George Floyd’s America.
  30. george floyd
    Who Will You Believe, de Blasio or Your Lying Eyes?The mayor would like you to believe the NYPD has “shown a lot of restraint” in cracking down on peaceful protests.
  31. george floyd protests
    Buffalo Police Suspended for Shoving Elderly Protester to the GroundVideo shows the man lying motionless on the pavement and bleeding from the ear as several officers walk by. He is in “stable but serious” condition.
  32. first person
    ‘There’s a High Probability I Would Have Marched’: On Being Black and NYPDA black NYPD officer discusses fear, tokenism, and what police and George Floyd protesters have in common.
  33. protests
    How a Minneapolis Hotel Became a Home for Hundreds“This isn’t temporary,” an organizer said.
  34. vision 2020
    Trump Declares Victory Over Everything After Jobs ReportA surprisingly good jobs report leads Trump to suggest that even George Floyd is posthumously enjoying his self-congratulations.
  35. politics
    Trump Tweets Letter From Ex-Lawyer That Calls Protesters ‘Terrorists’John Dowd’s extreme take on the demonstrators massing near the White House is music to the president’s ears.
  36. george floyd protests
    De Blasio: I Have Not Seen Videos of NYPD Attacking ProtestersThe mayor praised the NYPD for showing “restraint” at protests, despite viral clips to the contrary. He was later booed at a George Floyd memorial.
  37. the national circus
    Frank Rich: America’s Eternal Battle With ItselfThe country’s latest existential struggle over race brings to mind 1968 — and 1868.
  38. policing
    Protests Might Spread the Coronavirus. Curfews and Crackdowns Definitely Will.Curfew orders are getting legal authority from the pandemic, but their enforcement will make the virus spread further.
  39. protests
    Protests of George Floyd’s Killing Have Gone GlobalDemonstrators around the world are invoking the names of Americans killed by police and taking issue with police violence in their own countries.
  40. george floyd
    ‘This Is a Moment of Profound Possibility’: A Conversation With Cory BookerThe senator and former 2020 presidential candidate talks about the protests, the prospect of police reform, and Donald Trump.
  41. george floyd
    Over 10,000 Americans Have Been Arrested at George Floyd Protests: Live UpdatesOn Wednesday night, New York police cracked down on peaceful protesters who had defied the citywide curfew.
  42. george floyd
    Read What Presidents Obama, Bush, Carter, and Clinton Said About George FloydEvery living former president has weighed in on the killing of George Floyd and the subsequent nationwide unrest.
  43. george floyd
    The Black Christian Leaders Revolted by Trump’s Bible Stunt“I think it’s blasphemous.”
  44. policing
    Cops Get Away With Murder Because They’re PopularThe police are legally unaccountable because they’re politically powerful. Reforms must attack — and circumvent — the sources of their power.
  45. george floyd
    Photos: Following a George Floyd Protest Through ManhattanThousands of protesters marched peacefully through the streets of New York, calling for justice.
  46. george floyd
    ‘I Believe That Better Is Possible’: A Conversation With Stacey AbramsThe voting-rights advocate and former Georgia gubernatorial candidate talks about protest, policing, Trump, and the 2020 election.
  47. power
    Minneapolis Public School Board Cancels Police ContractIts unanimous vote will divert $1.1 million from the Minneapolis Police Department.
  48. police violence
    ‘If I Would Have Been Here, George Floyd May Still Be Alive’Mahmoud Abumayyaleh on the murder that happened outside of his store.
  49. games
    Sports Have Never Felt More Meaningless Than Right NowTheir return won’t do anything to make our troubled moment feel any more normal.
  50. politics
    Eliot Engel Reminds Everyone Why He Has a Primary OpponentThe 31-year congressman has an embarrassing hot-mic moment at exactly the wrong time.
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