“One way to undermine this lionization of violence and guns would be to downsize policing in as many ways as we possibly can and undermine these kind of cultural myths of people with guns as the solvers of all our problems.” — Alex Vitale
Alex Vitale: Defunding The Police Is The Future + Anya Parampil and Frank Chapman: What Does Community Control Of Police Look Like?
TheRealNews on Jul 8, 2020
Police and police unions have proven incapable of ensuring public safety, argues Alex Vitale, author of The End of Policing.
Chris Hedges: No Discussion of Race Is Possible Without A Discussion of Capitalism and Class
with Chris Hedges
Originally on RT America on Oct 16, 2017
The Chris Hedges YouTube Channel on Jul 6, 2022
Alex Vitale, author of The End of Policing and Professor of Sociology and Coordinator of the Policing & Social Justice Project at Brooklyn College, discusses the origins of modern policing and how to prevent law enforcement from stripping away citizens’ rights. RT Correspondent Anya Parampil looks at the expansion of police powers.