Rep. Ilhan Omar Backs Ballot Initiative to Abolish Minneapolis Police & Create New Public Safety Department

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: Congressmember Omar, speaking of the horror of losing lives unnecessarily, I wanted to pivot to your home state and to your city, Minneapolis, where police killed George Floyd, murdered him, prompting mass protests. Now local activists have gathered more than …
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Black Visions Collective: We Need to Abolish the Police & End Militarized Occupations of Our Cities

The police murder of George Floyd added jet fuel to a nationwide push to defund the police. We go to Minneapolis to speak with Kandace Montgomery, co-executive director of Black Visions Collective, about their response to the guilty verdict for former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd and an update …
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Former UKIP and Tory personnel are trying to abolish the Welsh Assembly

BBC Wales has confirmed that the anti-independence group Abolish The Welsh Assembly (AWA) will speak at the leaders’ debate on 29 April 2021. The group has received backlash online after its members participated in a smear campaign against the Welsh Assembly. The announcement comes after the political party was struck off the electoral register in November …
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