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Keep the ideas behind ‘defund the police,’ but forget the slogan

Police are essential to maintaining a civil and orderly democratic society but the system as a whole is — and historically has been — rife with racism and corruption. It urgently needs a comprehensive overhaul.
January 28, 2021
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The Hill
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How can those who support the essential themes and ideas behind the “defund the police” hashtag retool their message to build public support? As a first step, we reviewed key movement leaders’ interpretations of the phrase and identified two underlying themes.