Behind the News: Police Against Protest
Doug speaks with Paul Passavant, author of Policing Protest, on the change in how cops treat protesters since the 1960s. Plus: Marisol Cantú and Shiva Mishek (co-author of this article: https://jacobinmag.com/2021/08/richmond-california-police-rpd-defund-budget-social-services-progressive-alliance-city-council) on how activists won a shift of public funding from cops to social services in Richmond, California.
Behind the News, hosted by Doug Henwood, covers the worlds of economics and politics and their complex interactions, from the local to the global. Find the archive here: https://www.leftbusinessobserver.com/Radio.html