Police State

Defunding the Police: The Devil in the Details

After protests in 500 cities, everyone is talking about defunding the police — even some of the same politicians who just last week were repressing the protests. A collision course is shaping up between the demands for transformative change and the politicians attempting to slow it down. BT Live talks to protesters and lead organizers about the next phase of this worldwide movement.

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