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[created] | Published by: The Boston Globe
06/5/2020

Councilors look to defund police programs, force reforms

Councilors look to defund police programs, force reforms

Baltimore, by comparison, spends $480 million, or 25 percent of the general fund allocation, according to a 2017 study...

06/5/2020 | The Boston Globe
[created] | Published by: Fatherly
06/5/2020

Police Budgets Versus Education Budgets in America

Police Budgets Versus Education Budgets in America

In Oakland, California, according to budget reporting conducted by The Center For Popular Democracy, 41.2 percent of...

06/5/2020 | Fatherly

Black People Are Tired Of Inaction Against Police Brutality. They’re Watching Biden.

Jennifer Epps-Addison, co-executive director for the Center for Popular Democracy, which endorsed Bernie Sanders in the...

06/5/2020 | BuzzFeed News
[created] | Published by: HuffPost
06/4/2020

Police Budgets Have Always Been Untouchable. That Could Change.

Police Budgets Have Always Been Untouchable. That Could Change.

“The United States did not have to be the country that had the highest number of [coronavirus] cases and deaths in the...

06/4/2020 | HuffPost

It’s (Way Past) Time to Redistribute Obscene Police Budgets to Schools, Hospitals, and Buses

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

06/4/2020 | Labor Notes

Hot & Bothered: Why Defunding the Police is Key to a Just Transition, with J. Mijin Cha

Further reading Freedom to Thrive: Reimagining Safety & Security in Our Communities (Center for Popular...

06/4/2020 | Dissent Magazine
[created] | Published by: Refinery29
06/3/2020

The Movement To Defund The Police Is Getting Stronger — Here's Why

The Movement To Defund The Police Is Getting Stronger — Here's Why

police being armed to the teeth is particularly striking given that research has found no evidence that shoring up...

06/3/2020 | Refinery29

Philly plans to increase police funding while cutting city services. Critics say that’s a mistake

are continuously increasing the amount of spending that we do on policing and criminalization, and that naturally comes...

06/2/2020 | Philadelphia Inquirer

As cities make deep cuts because of COVID-19, police departments are keeping their funding

Even if former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin is convicted in the murder of George Floyd, that won’t fully...

06/1/2020 | Fast Company
[created] | Published by: Marketplace
06/1/2020

Activists propose reforming policing by cutting budgets

Activists propose reforming policing by cutting budgets

“When you have more and more police officers in a community, research has shown it leads to more and more sort of...

06/1/2020 | Marketplace

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