• Philosophy

    Defund the Police

    by Sounds a little harsh to some, a little scary to others, a dramatic overreaction to a few more. It shouldn’t really sound any of those things. It should, once we stop and think about it, sound like a really good idea on some level to just about everyone. By which you should take it that I’m in favour of the idea. White middle-class guy approaching 50 is in favour of defunding the police. Somebody out there is just full of assumptions now but stay with my logic chain for a second. Eighty percent of the calls police respond to have nothing to do with crime. 80%. And dealing with…