Something between the Wild West and an annexed state under martial law

 

A great read for anyone wanting to know more about the details of US policing and real world, actionable change that can be enacted immediately.

 

Main takeaways:

 

  • The US is the wild fucking west and I had no idea how astoundingly unregulated those crime syndicates were.
  • A major part of that lack of oversight is the immense strength and influence of the police unions.

 

As an old fashioned Socialist, it’s not often I oppose union influence but a radical shift needs to take place to shape the market in which the police union operates.

Enjoy…

 

‘How to Actually Fix America’s Police’, Stoughton, Noble, Alpert in The Atlantic

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