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What does it mean to defund the police? – video

Video Credit: Guardian
Published on July 1, 2020 - Duration: 06:53s

What does it mean to defund the police? – video

The Black Lives Matter protests in the US, which escalated in response to the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, have brought the little-known but decades-old campaign to abolish US police into the spotlight.

But what are abolitionists calling for, and how would a police-free society work?

Josh Toussaint-Strauss explores the arguments for abolition with a campaigner from MPD150 and Reclaim the Block, and also Sam Levin, LA correspondent for Guardian US.

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