It's been amazing to me to see so many people go from zero to sixty on police defunding and abolition in recent days. I've been peripherally aware of the movement myself for a long time, but it wasn't until these recent protests I looked into the movement in greater depth (and had my support for it solidify).
It's also been amazing to me (though not surprising) to see neoliberal pundits and lawmakers try so hard to co-opt the push to defund law enforcement, making it about "reform" and "demands poorly spoken in anger".
No, thank you, we know quite well what we want.
So to help this newfound support for the de-funding and abolition of police, I made a pamphlet on the subject--a sort of "beginner's guide with resources", for people to hand out at protests or community meetings, to give to the older folks in the family who are being radicalized for the first time watching Martin Gugino thrown to the ground by Buffalo police.
You can download the pamphlet here. It's licensed under Creative Commons Universal 1.0 [CC0 1.0]--In other words, public domain. So please take a look, read, print, and share.
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