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The Vast Majority: Defund the Police with Rossana Rodriguez and Jeanette Taylor

June 09, 2020

The demand to "defund the police" has become central to the protests that have kicked off all around the United States over the last two weeks. We talked with Chicago socialist city council members Rossana Rodriguez-Sanchez and Jeanette Taylor about it.



Rodriguez-Sanchez and Taylor are two of the four coauthors of the op-ed in the Chicago Sun-Times calling to defund the police, which you can read here: https://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/6/8/21284037/chicago-police-department-unfunding-cpd-city-council-budget