Minneapolis’s city council, in its infinite, er, wisdom, voted to replace its police department with…
…well, they’ll get back to you on that.
But if you’re looking for a hint as to what law enforcement might look like in a new “Moved Forward” Minneapolis, this episode might offer a clue:
On the one hand, I suppose “dumping the problem on the general public, especially the ones you’ve been demonizing for a generation, like landlords” makes sense to a certain segment of the population.
On the other? Responsibility and accountability without the power and authority to do what’s needed to carry them out is the very definition of oppression.
I’m going to go out on a short, sturdy limb and guess that barbering about “oppression” is going to be considered a “privilege”.