Protest Slogan: ‘Defund The Police,’ Launches a Societal Debate

Interview with Tamara K. Nopper, a sociologist, conducted by Scott Harris

Tamara K. Nopper discusses her recent Jacobin magazine article, “Protesters’ Demands in Response to Police Brutality Have Come a Long Way Since the 1992 LA Rebellion,” and her views on the opportunities to take on America’s structural racism and inequality. Nopper’s whose research focuses on the racial wealth gap and the relationship between racism, financialization, criminalization, and punishment.

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