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Way Past Time to Redistribute Obscene Police Budgets to Schools, Hospitals, and Buses

cities like Minneapolis, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Detroit, Baltimore, and Houston spent more than 25 percent of their...

06/9/2020 | LA Progressive
[created] | Published by: POLITICO
06/9/2020

Sustainability amid social unrest

Sustainability amid social unrest

“The kind of activism and tactics that folks took to corporate boards … is what happens every year in cities around the...

06/9/2020 | POLITICO
[created] | Published by: Mic
06/8/2020

What does "defund the police" really mean?

What does "defund the police" really mean?

A 2017 report by the Center for Popular Democracy tracked and compared the rate of spending on policing and...

06/8/2020 | Mic

Is Minneapolis disbanding the police department? It may be the first city to do so

In that document, policy advocate at the Center for Popular Democracy Marbre Stahly-Butts and Forward Justice co-...

06/8/2020 | Vox

In Veto-Proof Majority, Minneapolis City Council Says It Will Dismantle Police Department

Today, Minneapolis leaders are answering that call to action,” Local Progress, a project of the Center for Popular...

06/7/2020 | HuffPost
[created] | Published by: Glamour
06/7/2020

Here's What ‘Defund the Police’ Really Means

Here's What ‘Defund the Police’ Really Means

The Center for Popular Democracy can help contextualize that number with it's Freedom to Thrive report, which...

06/7/2020 | Glamour

It's Time to Redistribute Obscene Police Budgets to Much-Needed Public Services

Big cities like Minneapolis, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Detroit, Baltimore, and Houston spent more than 25 percent of their...

06/7/2020 | truthout.org
[created] | Published by: Mother Jones
06/6/2020

Here’s Where the Movement to Defund Police Is Gaining Momentum

Here’s Where the Movement to Defund Police Is Gaining Momentum

punitive systems that we spend incredible amounts of money on—namely, police at the local level—and shift that to the...

06/6/2020 | Mother Jones

U.S. protesters call to 'Defund the Police.' What would that look like?

Policing and corrections accounted for about 30% of general funding in Atlanta and Orlando in 2017, and nearly 40% in...

06/6/2020 | Reuters
[created] | Published by: El Nuevo Día
06/6/2020

En fila medidas a favor de los pensionados

En fila medidas a favor de los pensionados

Julio López Varona, coordinador del movimiento Construyamos Otro Acuerdo, indicó que es necesario que la Legislatura...

06/6/2020 | El Nuevo Día

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