Minneapolis City Leaders Backtrack on Defunding the Police

After a months-long upsurge in violent crime, city council members have unanimously approved $6.4 million to hire more police officers.

A Demonstrator Jump On A Vandalized Seattle Police Car. May 30, 2020. (photo: Hongao Xu)

Since long before a riot rocked the U.S. Capitol Building in January, downtown Washingonton D.C. had been boarded up.

After the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers in May…