Riots and abolition

Demonstrations continue across the United States against police violence and increasingly against the institution itself. We speak with VICKY OSTERWEIL and ZOÉ SAMUDZI about riots, looting and abolishing the police.

Episode: 014 Riots and abolition
Date: 18 July 2020 | Length: 58:30

Briefing Notes

Cops fleeing Minneapolis 3rd Precinct
Black Lives Matter May Be the Largest Movement in U.S. History (NYT)
Vicky and Zoé’s discussion at Jewish Currents
Anderson and Samudzi. As Black As Resistance: Finding the Conditions for Liberation (AK Press 2018)
Osterweil. In Defense of Looting: A Riotous History of Uncivil Action (Bold Type 2020)

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