In the wake of Daniel Pantaleo’s dismissal from the NYPD, and the responding call for a police slowdown from members of the police officer’s union, John Knefel argues that aggressive policing is more of a problem than a solution. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: “Awake” by Tycho
Five years after Eric Garner was killed by the NYPD, the DOJ announces there will be no federal charges for the officer who killed him. We spend the hour on how the lack of accountability for…