CNN: After Weeks of Protests, Meaningful Police Reform Appears Unlikely

by | Jun 29, 2020

“…But it all may have been for nothing.”

Instead of trying to entirely abolish racial prejudice from society and demanding every leftist reform under the sun, maybe the Black Lives Matter movement could focus on accountability for killer cops, ending qualified immunity, demilitarization, ending the drug war and SWAT team night raids for a bit first?

All that energy has just dissipated away by the movement crying into the wind about every last thing and therefore accomplishing nothing. I wish we could blame COINTELPRO, but people are just stupid is all.

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Scott Horton is director of the Libertarian Institute, editorial director of Antiwar.com, host of Antiwar Radio on Pacifica, 90.7 FM KPFK in Los Angeles, California and podcasts the Scott Horton Show from ScottHorton.org. He's the author of the 2021 book Enough Already: Time to End the War on Terrorism, the 2017 book, Fool's Errand:Time to End the War in Afghanistan , editor of the 2019 book The Great Ron Paul: The Scott Horton Show Interviews 2004–2019 and the 2022 book Hotter Than The Sun: Time to Abolish Nuclear Arms. He’s conducted more than 5,700 interviews since 2003. Scott lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, Larisa Alexandrovna Horton.

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