The Left’s Well-Meaning Betrayal of Criminal Justice Reform

2020 was a major opportunity for criminal justice reform. Elite progressives squandered it.

One of the many entrances to CHAZ / CHOP. June 13, 2020. (photo: Derek Simeone)

Even before George Floyd was murdered on the streets of Minneapolis in broad daylight in front of dozens of witnesses, there was a growing appetite to reform policing and the U.S. criminal justice system.