In this round-up of the week, campaigners aim to cancel the police for brutality. Others want to cancel long-dead people for slavery. Mostly they end up cancelling each other for having wrong opinions. Let’s discuss.
A star-spangled cast, with the likes of Winston Churchill, Gandhi and Gladstone rubbing shoulder to shoulder with JK Rowling, Nigel Farage, and more.
The item on the Tacoma rent assistance came from a leaflet that was distributed on social media. It’s not certain, because applications have now closed, but it seems likely that this leaflet was targeted at minority communities but that the support wasn’t restricted to minority communities. You can see the leaflet here https://twitter.com/RubinReport/status/1271277882162114560
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Black Lives Matter website – ‘defund the police’
Mayor Garcetti disagrees with protesters’ calls for defunding LAPD https://abc7.com/george-floyd-defund-lapd-the-police-use-of-force/6242698/
Forbes: Why The ACLU, Black Lives Matter And Others Want To ‘Defund The Police’ While This Weapons Supplier Disagrees
Democratic leaders clash with Black Lives Matter activists over ‘defund the police’