Unpopular Opinion – Ep. 348 – Police Violence Against Protesters

Adam and Jeff welcome comedian Olivia Haidar to discuss the absurdly violent police response to the protests surrounding the murder of George Floyd.

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Reference Links

The LAPD

https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-06-04/videos-capture-police-violence-aggression-amid-l-a-protests

The NYPD

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/2-nypd-officers-suspended-after-videos-violence-protesters-n1225771

https://gothamist.com/news/nypds-ambush-of-peaceful-bronx-protesters-was-executed-nearly-flawlessly-city-leaders-agree

Everywhere Else

https://www.theverge.com/2020/5/31/21276044/police-violence-protest-george-floyd

https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/a-crisis-that-began-with-an-image-of-police-violence-keeps-providing-more/

https://www.jacobinmag.com/2020/06/police-riot-brutality-george-floyd-protests

Trump In DC

https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/05/politics/aclu-lawsuit-washington-trump-document/index.html

Police Attacks On the Media

https://www.aclu.org/news/free-speech/police-are-attacking-journalists-at-protests-were-suing/

Police Kneeling With Protesters

https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/shannonkeating/cops-kneeling-hugging-protesters-george-floyd-protests

https://www.11alive.com/article/news/local/protests/atlanta-protests-national-guard-dances-with-crowd/85-47d916ed-dc79-4457-a646-93aa5c74b5be

The Buffalo Emergency Response Team

https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/05/us/buffalo-police-suspension-shoving-man-trnd/index.html

Police Hiding Badge Numbers

https://www.insider.com/do-police-cover-badges-to-mourn-or-to-hide-violence-2020-6

Charge For Cop Who Killed George Floyd Upgraded To 2nd Degree Murder

Minneapolis Bans Chokeholds

Garcetti (Sorta) Defunds The Police

https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-06-04/lapd-budget-cuts-garcetti-protests-explainer

George Floyd Memorial Fund

https://www.gofundme.com/f/georgefloyd

Gianna Floyd Memorial Fund

https://www.gofundme.com/f/gianna-floyd-daughter-of-george-floyd-fund

Black Lives Matter

https://blacklivesmatter.com/

Social Justice Organizations

https://www.townandcountrymag.com/society/money-and-power/g32730417/george-floyd-blm-how-to-donate-help/

Links For Supporting Protests In Your State (Rolling Stone)

https://bit.ly/3dykavu

Tips For Protesting Safely
https://www.wired.com/story/how-to-protest-safely-gear-tips/