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Hauling a peaceful protestor away in an unmarked van isn’t justice–it’s a harbinger.
Teachers unions in Florida sue Governor DeSantis over reopening schools, federal agents snatch and grab protesters in Portland, and Trump says he will send federal troops to more cities. photo courtesy of U.S. Customs and Border Protection via Wikimedia Commons
John Knefel makes the case that, despite the left having made some concessions from Joe Biden on his immigration and economic platforms, he still needs to move on dismantling the United States’ racist carceral system. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: “Awake” by Tycho
John Knefel shares his thoughts on why defunding the police is the only solution to ending police violence.
A black man is killed by Minneapolis police as a white woman in New York City calls the police on a black bird watcher in Central Park.

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