by Finian Cunningham
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Crossposted from Sputnik, June 8, 2020
June 9, 2020
The United States seems hopelessly riven with division, as the mass protests over the police killing of African-American man George Floyd reveal.
Protesters are calling for police forces accused of systematic racism to be defunded and disbanded. While opponents – many of whom seem to be supporters of President Trump – are calling for a tough law-and-order response to what they view as rioters and subversives.