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The Defund Movement in 2024: Frontline Reporters Separate Myth from Reality Laura Flanders and Friends

    • Society & Culture

Corporate media claim that voters have turned on “defunding the police" — the movement to shift public resources away from policing and into other approaches to improving public health and safety. But what is fact and what is fiction when it comes to this issue, and where does the 'defund' movement stand?

Guests:
•. Cerise Castle: Journalist
•. Kelly Hayes: Host, Movement Memos; Co-Author, Let This Radicalize You
•. Lewis Raven Wallace: Author, The View from Somewhere; Abolition Media Fellow, Interrupting Criminalization

VIRTUAL EVENT WITH LAURA FLANDERS AND GUEST JOSH PAUL, FORMER STATE DEPT OFFICIAL
If you’re a member supporter you will have just received an exclusive invitation to a rare insider briefing on US - Israel arms sales from former state department official , Josh Paul. Paul, as you may remember quit the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs after a long career last year over accelerated US  arms sales to Israel in violation of us Human Rights law.  He continues to call for a change in United States Policy and an end to the bloodshed and on June 17th he’ll be offering us an expert briefing on the concrete requests we can make of our elected officials. We all want to stop the stop the dying and killing and hostage taking., urgently.  Paul will help tell us how. You can find our award winning interview with Josh Paul from last year in our archives at LauraFlanders.org. And if you’re not yet a member, but want to attend the briefing, it’s not too late. Lauraflanders.org is also where you can make a donation, and we’ll send you an invitation to register for the event.  That briefing’s coming up June 17th — Don’t miss it.

Corporate media claim that voters have turned on “defunding the police" — the movement to shift public resources away from policing and into other approaches to improving public health and safety. But what is fact and what is fiction when it comes to this issue, and where does the 'defund' movement stand?

Guests:
•. Cerise Castle: Journalist
•. Kelly Hayes: Host, Movement Memos; Co-Author, Let This Radicalize You
•. Lewis Raven Wallace: Author, The View from Somewhere; Abolition Media Fellow, Interrupting Criminalization

VIRTUAL EVENT WITH LAURA FLANDERS AND GUEST JOSH PAUL, FORMER STATE DEPT OFFICIAL
If you’re a member supporter you will have just received an exclusive invitation to a rare insider briefing on US - Israel arms sales from former state department official , Josh Paul. Paul, as you may remember quit the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs after a long career last year over accelerated US  arms sales to Israel in violation of us Human Rights law.  He continues to call for a change in United States Policy and an end to the bloodshed and on June 17th he’ll be offering us an expert briefing on the concrete requests we can make of our elected officials. We all want to stop the stop the dying and killing and hostage taking., urgently.  Paul will help tell us how. You can find our award winning interview with Josh Paul from last year in our archives at LauraFlanders.org. And if you’re not yet a member, but want to attend the briefing, it’s not too late. Lauraflanders.org is also where you can make a donation, and we’ll send you an invitation to register for the event.  That briefing’s coming up June 17th — Don’t miss it.

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