Why People Are Freaking Out About Addison Rae, Terry Crews, BTS, & The "Defund The Police" Debate

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How K-Pop Fans Are Using Their Power to Support BLM:
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Minneapolis Moves to Defund the Police:
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  • What are your thoughts on this Defund The Police debate?

    Philip DeFrancoPhilip DeFranco5 mánuðum síðan
    • We need to defund police unions first who protect the police above all else and are the reason they never get charged for their crimes!

      Gabriela LorelliGabriela Lorelli5 mánuðum síðan
    • Defund, they don't do what they're paid for

      invaderzimismyfavinvaderzimismyfav5 mánuðum síðan
    • In my opinion i would rather there be reform then either but defunding makes the most sense

      T BoneT Bone5 mánuðum síðan
    • They should be abolishing the unions. That’s the ultimate problem. glad i’m a 2A supporter and in a deep red state. Ya’ll on the coasts are gonna get a rude awaking real soon. Good luck and enjoy the purge.

      Matthew RamsaurMatthew Ramsaur5 mánuðum síðan
    • Money should be spent on services that, over time, reduce the need for police. Community services need to come first, defunding of police should come later as the need for police diminishes. To start by defunding police forces before there are adequate community services is crazy.

      Smudge4CSmudge4C5 mánuðum síðan
  • Blm riots not protests

    That one Kid you hate, DanielThat one Kid you hate, Daniel2 mánuðum síðan
  • What the fuck is "an alternative public safety system"? "Lets all just get along mannnnn, just chil bro. its all good. solid vibes. Peace and love" good fuckin luck. This shit is going off the rails and theres gonna be a lot of regrets in the future. Lets let all the rapists, pedophiles, and murderers out of prison, while we're at it. im sure they'll see the light when we show them the power of love and kindness.

    scumbagscumbag3 mánuðum síðan
  • I think Terry Crews nailed it on the head.

    JChemnixJChemnix3 mánuðum síðan
  • Kurzgesagt gives me anxiety

    Eric KlagesEric Klages4 mánuðum síðan
  • What about malcom x terry

    The Union of EarthThe Union of Earth4 mánuðum síðan
  • As a BTS fan, I am really glad that they donated to the cause, knowing that as international celebrities they can encourage other people to support the issue. But I have been a kpop fan for almost 15 yrs, and I have followed many kpop artists that donated to BLM way before BTS did like, Jay Park, Mark Tuan, Amber Liu. Day6, and so on. I am proud of being a BTS fan, but I do believe that people should also recognize other Kpop artists for their efforts as well.

    Jasmine MorenoJasmine Moreno4 mánuðum síðan
  • LAPD really said that rape cases will be solved at lesser rates as if rape cases aren’t already barely ever solved. The police don’t do shit about rape or domestic violence. Most survivors say so. Abolish the police

    Megan WeipersMegan Weipers4 mánuðum síðan
  • once again ARMYs efforts (BTS' fanbase) are associated with all the kpop industry. it was NOT kpop fans just army ONLY so stop saying you respect or like kpop fans now. it's just BTS' fans aka ARMY. when other groups fanbases will do that only then you can say it was kpop fans 😪 until then give credit where is due.

    Mara DyerMara Dyer4 mánuðum síðan
  • The fact that k pop fans are doing that is literally suppressing others voices... how are y’all not seeing this. Hypocrites like always everyone on the left cast judgment but never look in at themselves.

    Adrian DejacomoAdrian Dejacomo4 mánuðum síðan
  • Gotta say, I never thought my small city in a state everyone forgets about would ever gain this much national attention (even tho it's not much lol). Eugene does have a TON of police problems tho. Cahoots is great, but the cops here have a history of abusing homeless people and they have recently been getting violent at peaceful protests around the county. Even with this program, we have a long way to go

    Jocelyn PrierJocelyn Prier4 mánuðum síðan
  • i say at least defunding

    respectfully, Rowanrespectfully, Rowan4 mánuðum síðan
  • Could you talk about the St. Louis mayor reading off the names and addresses of people signing a petition to defund the police on tv, including a minor.

    funnyfoxbirdfunnyfoxbird4 mánuðum síðan
  • My city was rated the 2nd safest city in Florida and still has a 200 million dollar budget going to the police department and only 5 million going to physical and mental health related funding. The average age for my area is 65 and there’s healthcare everywhere you turn... see how messed up that is?

    Catie BCatie B4 mánuðum síðan
  • The sentiment of defunding the police is good. I think there’s a dangerous idealism in a really specific aspect of it that I’ve seen people posting about, that being that some people are assuming that major crimes like bank robbery and murders simply won’t happen if we address issues like mental health and poverty more. Ultimately, you can’t fix everyone’s situation to that point and you can’t predict those things. I don’t think we’re likely to be without a police force of some shape that can handle crimes like that, but the mentality that we can prevent everything through social work and advocacy is destructive.

    Joy CorJoy Cor4 mánuðum síðan
  • Did you really say "Discriminasian"?? Lol

    Marco AntonioMarco Antonio5 mánuðum síðan
  • Kneeling during the Natl Anthem is a clear sign of hatred toward our country and everyone who sacrificed to keep this country free. Systemic racism isn't real, but hatred for this country and the self inflicted mindset of victimhood is and that's toxic.

    Noah ENoah E5 mánuðum síðan
  • To the NFL story: People protest this issue violently cause their frustration reached a breaking point & the rhetoric is that they are just being destructive & the right way to do it is peacefully. Yet when Kaepernick did that they give him shit. This all leads to the conclusion that they do want to ignore you, & protesting violently & kneeling before a game where TV screens will broadcast you makes that difficult. Here's the thing though, when other shit start's permeating the issue, that's how shit loses its way. You wanted the NFL to apologise. You Gave Them The Words To Use. They did what you wanted but you're now moving the goal-post so to speak. Get that 'outrage culture' mentality out of your head

    ethanarcethanarc5 mánuðum síðan
  • Why haven't you talked about the huge drama about Shane dawson and Jeffreystar?

    Andre SturgeonAndre Sturgeon5 mánuðum síðan
  • In all this talk about police officer and law enforcement, why doesn't anybody talk about better educating police officers. Finland has a Police University College. Future police officers graduate with a three-year Bachelor's degree.

    argarargar5 mánuðum síðan
  • I think it's ironic that after the connection to George Floyd she compared abolishing the police to abolishing slavery.

    Jessica MJessica M5 mánuðum síðan
  • I'm all for police defunding. Reallocating resources into services that deal with non-violent situations can help mentally ease communities. However, when there is a school shooting, robbery, or any violent situation, police should still be used so I do not agree with the gradual police abolishment.

    Hunter704Hunter7045 mánuðum síðan
  • I think one of the things that’s upsetting ppl is that in 60 yrs we’ve made a lot of progress, for over 100 years, we’ve made progress. & without the push of European-American allies, there would be none. Period. I can understand when ppl basically feel that rhetoric is a slap in the face.

    achanwahnachanwahn5 mánuðum síðan
  • Defunding sounds like a good solution 50% throughout our country

    KatKat5 mánuðum síðan
  • I agree with utilizing the money being overspent on superfluous things being allocated to suffering communities, low budget public schools, after school programs, etc, but should we not also look into getting to the root of the issue? Funding for better on-going training of officers? Funding for mandatory psychological evaluations for officers with performance reviews? We can’t turn a blind eye to the fact that there will still be crime and corrupt officers. Shouldn’t there also be funding to properly train officers continuously and systems in place to hold officers accountable? We all want change for the right thing guys, this is such an important movement. We should exhaust all resources on a continuum to ensure the best safety for everyone and what better way than to have proper funding for both those in need and those carrying guns.

    Katie McKayKatie McKay5 mánuðum síðan
  • Defund the police, abolish ice.

    Myka LipscombMyka Lipscomb5 mánuðum síðan
  • It's easy to think that stories like Breonna Taylor's "popped up because of these protests." It is in fact the other way around. These protests arouse from a month filled with stories of the murders of Black Americans. The murder of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd were mere weeks apart. These stories may have felt like they "popped up" for some, but these are just three in the thousands that weight heavily in the minds and hearts of Black Americans daily.

    SifuTeddieSifuTeddie5 mánuðum síðan
  • There seems to be a huge miss understanding when many people talk about defund the police. Police officers tend to be at least at the beginning people that want to help society, seemingly in a co-dependent way. The police have been asked to pick up the slack for the defunding or under funding of other social programs like behavioral health. In a co-dependent relationship the co-dependent person, or in this situation the police, get self-worth in feeling they are protecting or having positive influence on the other person. When police are being told they aren’t achieving their desired goal it can be understandable they feel offended because it gives them a negative perspective of their self-worth. Just like a person in a relationship the co-dependent person will lash out at their partner, in this instance society, for their feelings/pride being hurt. This in no mean implies that all police officers are bad people, but that changes need to be made a sustainable relationship. The unhealthy relationship between the police and many portions of society will continue to spiral out of control if the issues are not addressed. In a relationship when healthy boundaries and expectations are not established clearly the relationship can become toxic as the relationship of police and many people in society.

    Joe HendersonJoe Henderson5 mánuðum síðan
  • I remember someone saying "Saying we hate the flag is ridiculous. We love this country, but it feels like it doesn't love us." I'm so sick of Reps trying to muddy the waters by dragging patriotism into it, like they do with everything.

    Ever ForwardEver Forward5 mánuðum síðan
  • when you mention defunding the police it's also important to mention how much time and money police waste on petty crimes and shit police shouldn't be dealing with in the first place. I don't really understand how abolishing police would work--we would just have to make a new "not-police" police department to handle actual crime. That might not be a terrible idea--get rid of their racist beginnings, the well-established failings of the department, require better training and education and vetting to make sure you're getting upstanding, capable officers. But a better police department is still a police department. As far as defunding goes. More funds for sure need to be allocated to doing something more productive than punishing homelessness and drug use. Something needs to be done about private prisons and modern day slavery. Massive police budgets have effectively proven that the "something" is definitely not more police, so it only makes sense to try something else now. In many cities, the police have developed a reputation of mishandling or exacerbating issues with mental health crisis, domestic disputes, homelessness, sexual assault, and hate crimes. In my experience as well, in the three times I have called the police; the rapist was never convicted, the arsonist was never caught, and my suicidal relative still struggles with mental illness. A functional system would catch rapists and murderers and reform thieves and druggies. Our system has for some reason thousands of untested rape kits instead, while our prisons are full of guys who smoked weed. Defunding means fewer but better officers focusing on genuinely dangerous criminals instead of hoards of uneducated, egotistical officers finding reasons to harass the already underprivileged. It means social workers and mental health responders doing those jobs well, instead of police doing those jobs poorly. It means support systems in place to reduce nonviolent crimes and freeing up the police to actually handle the crimes we need them to handle. This entire conversation stretched so far beyond just funding, though. I don't know where to begin with police accountability, reparations that were never made, how americans are taxed, how those dollars are spent, the distribution of wealth, the unchecked capitalism that has built an oligarchy under our noses, our education systems, our healthcare systems, our prison system--it's overwhelming. We have so much to dismantle and rebuild if we want to catch up to modern countries. I hope this movement will start moving us forward, instead of just destroying all order. Eliminating the problematic is just the first step. We need people to think about what comes next.

    skyzyz4skyzyz45 mánuðum síðan
  • To abolish or defund the police would be the wrong move. To create a better system to hold them accountable is the right move

    Boss Lax316Boss Lax3165 mánuðum síðan
  • I love the Beaver. I hope he keeps growing and maturing.

    renraggedrenragged5 mánuðum síðan
  • Defunding sure but a great deal of caution should be used moving forward that direction.... abolishing is too careless and will without a doubt yield negative results

    Daniel BelandDaniel Beland5 mánuðum síðan
  • I have done volunteer work for CAHOOTS and their sister system White Bird. I love how much these people can help and don't involve the police. Defunding the police can have great effects on communities

    shortstacks0shortstacks05 mánuðum síðan
  • Take a shot every time Phil says police. RIP.

    MITCHELL GantMITCHELL Gant5 mánuðum síðan
  • I'm so glad to hear maybe something might actually get done down in the USA.

    EarthboundmikeEarthboundmike5 mánuðum síðan
  • How many of the black community need to come out stating systemic racism claims by BLM is nonsense for people to realize it? At least Phillip sticks to main stream celebrities now that always focus on being a victim, such as Lebron James. Your reporting is a joke now, you have failed to report any statistic or study that has proven (and all of them do) BLMs message is nonsense.

    LolaroflwaffleLolaroflwaffle5 mánuðum síðan
  • I feel as though the rioters mean “abolish” as in get rid of it completely. Then the left side, embarrassed, claims “abolish doesn’t actually mean, abolish”. And then insert their own agenda here___.

    James BraddyJames Braddy5 mánuðum síðan
  • All this "wokeness" will last a while, and then the racists will come RAGING OUT again... strong as ever. They're like neoliberal ideas, they're zombies: they've been proven dead wrong, but these motherfuckers refuse to stay dead.... I guess that's why they call themselved the "right", because they'll fucking DIE thinking they're right about everything, to avoid shaking their fragile egos... I'M SO SICK OF ALL THIS!!!!! We go to school, we learn valueable lessons, become critical thinkers, and then we go out into the world and it's full of Tucker Carlsons in position of power... "Just shut up and dribble!" kept her damn job. Meanwhile, a college professor forgot to close a tab on his Zoom call and inadvertantly showed his students a sample of his tastes in porn, and BOOM, fired.... Something about that is FUCKED. UP.

    Katy MaloneyKaty Maloney5 mánuðum síðan
  • Philip, I love your show. I just wanted to point out the you said policing started with monitoring slaves. That is not the case. We need to help the cause by being accurate in facts. Keep up the good work

    Olystubbies1Olystubbies15 mánuðum síðan
  • before defunding the police was brought up i never thought to ask why 4+ police officers in big boots refusing to leave my house was considered the correct response to me having a suicidal breakdown... yeah uhh funding mental health services would be neat. i’m incredibly lucky in many ways and although the experience and the treatment system was still absolute shit for me, i know very well that if i weren’t white, my reaction to the police arriving when i was not in control of my mental state would almost certainly have gotten me killed. the police shouldn’t respond to mental health crises. yeah uh defund the police

    marie tremainemarie tremaine5 mánuðum síðan
  • So for the situation that gets brought up that crimes will go up and things will get more dangerous. "IF" the police force is to be defunded and that money is sent to schools, hospitals ECT. The best solution is to start arming people. No I don't mean hand them a gun. I mean arm people with the knowledge to defend themselves. Be more aware of your surroundings. Know how to physically defend yourself. Also yes get a firearm and know when to use it. We can no longer have the mindset that someone is going to save us. We have to know how to save ourselves and the people around us in trouble.

    Lance1992100Lance19921005 mánuðum síðan
  • Philip DeFranco, do you have a link for just the defund the police debate? I’d like to use it for FB friends who think it means a lawless town or city.

    Lynda StiefvaterLynda Stiefvater5 mánuðum síðan
  • I never thought I would have such hate for someone I have never and will never meet... but then there's Trump.

    Heather _Heather _5 mánuðum síðan
  • This video was fantastic Philip, thank you. There are very few outlets who can handle such a fragile subject in not just a respectful way, but a very informative way as well.

    Davis RaileyDavis Railey5 mánuðum síðan
  • Why would you flood white lives matter? Surely everyone realises it just means "white lives also matter"? Why would K-pop fans be racist against white people?

    SanderSander5 mánuðum síðan
  • Do people really want to make private police choose who goes to private prisons? Have people watched any dystopian movies?

    havtor007havtor0075 mánuðum síðan
  • yep the country has gone full retard now.

    Tech CoyoteTech Coyote5 mánuðum síðan
  • There is no systemic racism and NO ONE in history has done half as much for black Americans than Trump except arguably Lincon.

    Under ShadeUnder Shade5 mánuðum síðan
    • There's no systemic racism if you're not the one suffering from its consequences. And if Trump did so much would have ended systemic racism.

      lunayenlunayen5 mánuðum síðan
  • I remember when this show had unbiased news. Now it's just drama coverage and CNN level bias.

    Under ShadeUnder Shade5 mánuðum síðan
    • Don't watch anything if this sets you off

      Frygo CalligraphyFrygo Calligraphy5 mánuðum síðan
  • I really don’t care about Blm. It doesn’t effect me and it’s not my problem.

    Poison IvyPoison Ivy5 mánuðum síðan
  • Ending the war on drugs will be needed to. Treatment, not punishment. If you remove the problems that lead people to turn to drugs, even treatment will eventually become less necessary.

    EtterraEtterra5 mánuðum síðan
  • LMAO @ Beiber's sad little lip smudge.

    EtterraEtterra5 mánuðum síðan
  • If people want police reform, I want fewer restrictions on firearms. People will have to take more efforts to protect themselves.

    SchplatSchplat5 mánuðum síðan
  • How does taking money from police and giving it to community things actually help anyone? It seems like these people want to fund community-based groups as a preventative measure against crime, but it's still going to happen. There still needs to be someone responsible for responding to criminal activities and dealing with potentially violent criminals. I don't see how funding church groups and the like is going to actually protect anybody. Sure, it might help to keep people on the right path and maybe allow for limited nonviolent response to disputes, but violent crime is inevitable, and someone needs to be available (and have the necessary funding) to respond to those sorts of things in a timely manner. Bad people exist in the world, and no amount of hand-holding is going to change this.

    JackJacksleyJackslingtonJackJacksleyJackslington5 mánuðum síðan
  • Why does the lapd even bother saying anything?? Literally everyone knows how corrupt they are. It's like LA's worst kept secret.

    Ashley ThomasAshley Thomas5 mánuðum síðan
  • The narrative that these protests are "disrespectful" and "savage"..... Also not said about reopening protests. Hmmm....

    Irina PhoenixIrina Phoenix5 mánuðum síðan
  • As a black man i gotta say, I didnt think Adison Rae deserves the hate she got.... Her apology was amazing & modest

    JaredJared5 mánuðum síðan
  • Thank you! This was especially wonderful.

    Splendors WaySplendors Way5 mánuðum síðan
  • If only 90% of the people who tear others down for ANY sort of aid or support they can blow out of context ACTUALLY HELPED themselves with the issues, we wouldn't have any.

    Masterom2000xMasterom2000x5 mánuðum síðan
  • Sorry, phil, dont believe a word of what you were told to say. Defund means just that DEFUND, as get rid of. Think of it like this. if someone in Minneapolis tries to call the cops because someone is breaking into their home, and there are no police at all to respond, because the Department was defunded and the cops were kicked out, what Happens if that person is killed? Who's responsible for that?? The Dems want nothing but chaos.

    MLPDethDealr32MLPDethDealr325 mánuðum síðan
  • I think when someone's trying to say/do the right thing it's sometimes scary to say anything in fear that it may come off wrong or it may leave out what some deem an important part of the ideas or movement as a whole. I think you can't scream and yell and curse out people for not publicly announcing or publicly following your belief if when they do, you then pick apart that statement showing where they're wrong or insensitive or being stupid about the situation. Y'all need to pick a lane and learn creative criticism or better ways to show someone how they are wrong rather than sound like a scorned wife by saying "what about this","what about that","you clearly don't get it if you left out this". They're trying and you're still jumping people's case almost as if you want to pull the race card on anyone at the drop of a hat. And when i say "y'all" i mean anyone willing to attack just on a whim or argue because your group is currently the upper hand. Don't abuse the power, act like you been there before.

    DJ GamingDJ Gaming5 mánuðum síðan
  • Black ppl will never change. So neeeextttt

    vdjpepper ,comvdjpepper ,com5 mánuðum síðan
  • did she really just compare abolishing a public service agency to abolishing slavery? am i the only one who sees something very wrong with this comparison?

    nightlibranightlibra5 mánuðum síðan
  • It's just a fucking flag.

    Freja LindskogFreja Lindskog5 mánuðum síðan
  • Everyone before now: teachers and police need to be paid more!!! Phil now: the police budget is so big we could give a lot of it to other programs

    Jacob BarlowJacob Barlow5 mánuðum síðan
    • I've heard that a lot about teachers, but never heard it about police. Furthermore, defunding police doesn't mean that individual police officers would be paid less.

      Frygo CalligraphyFrygo Calligraphy5 mánuðum síðan
  • Oh, I didn't expect my hometown to come up in this! I'm from Eugene, Oregon and Cahoots is very well run and helpful. They regularly assist with situations involving the homeless and people who may otherwise not get the help they need medically from police in situations where the police could get on them for drugs or trespassing. They also work with local police in situations where the subject seems to require counseling or medical help. They often start by separating the person from public and then work exclusively with them. They're a great start when it comes to defunding police and they actually genuinely help people.

    Vida SwainVida Swain5 mánuðum síðan
  • replacing the poliece in any large capacity seems unrealistic. as in less then 25% possible. you need to change the system, get the community involved and humanize them. ....also *all unions needs updates,* it is horribly outdated, ineffective, breeding corruption...but *removing unions wholesale would be disastrous. they are one of many needed fail-safes.

    charlespk2008charlespk20085 mánuðum síðan
  • I feel like every cop should just protect the buildings that everybody protests peacefully and just make sure nothing gets rioted or looted instead of stopping the protesters from protesting on any street they have the right to do that but not 100% sure if I'm capable of giving that opinion

    Sam FSam F5 mánuðum síðan
  • I respect my black neighbours & black friends, I do no respect BLM campaign full of hypocrites & thugs.

    Jonny JonesJonny Jones5 mánuðum síðan
  • Trying so hard to focus on the important message but your shirt cuff...Phil...please fix....

    Gil Aly AllenGil Aly Allen5 mánuðum síðan
  • #abolishThePolice

    0Hydro0Hydro5 mánuðum síðan
    • no

      Ben MeakerBen Meaker5 mánuðum síðan
  • Jacob asked if they meant “Total abolition of the police?” and the speaker answered “Yes!, We don’t want any police!” How in the heck is he supposed to say “yes I absolutely support that!” to the question that was asked.

    KshatriyaKshatriya5 mánuðum síðan
  • While I do like our CAHOOTS program, Eugene has major issues (drug use/sale, mental health, homelessness) that the city hasn't been able to get its arms around, regardless of police or CAHOOTS intervention and available social services. Not proposing a solution here whatsoever, and not saying CAHOOTS isn't a great supplement to EPD or that more money shouldn't go towards social sevices, I'm just saying that Eugene, truthfully, isn't the town to be idealizing, given that we have one of the highest crime rates in America compared to communities of similar sizes. The drug use/sale and criminal behavior is blatant and practically ubiquitous, aside from a couple of small neighborhoods. I can't say to what extent, if any, our system in town did or did not help the issues it is experiencung. I can, however, after six years of living here, say that things don't work here either.

    Jackie ZimaJackie Zima5 mánuðum síðan
  • Nope can’t really agree with abolishing the police. Hell to be honest as nice as the thought of it might be... it’s honestly just depending on people in power always being good... yet nobody trusts the government as it is.

    Fuhrer MudkipFuhrer Mudkip5 mánuðum síðan
  • using only one scholar to prove your claim is insane

    valentine emmanuelvalentine emmanuel5 mánuðum síðan
  • you messed with the facts no be small there is less evidence for most of the things you said

    valentine emmanuelvalentine emmanuel5 mánuðum síðan
  • yes, god forbid you protest in any other way than kneeling during the anthem or on top of a flag. how oppressed. pathetic, makes me sick. demanding thing like petulant children. cringe. disrespectful

    Boxxy BabeeBoxxy Babee5 mánuðum síðan
  • As an Australian who doesn't have boots on the ground, and little-to-no investment in what's going on, both of the above are ABSOLUTELY necessary, though the scale is definitely something that needs to be judged by those who take up the responsibility of oversight. The mere fact that areas like D.C. that have relatively-small populations can afford to have officers in full riot gear and ARMORED VEHICLES rolling down the streets, only goes to show that all that money is being wasted on prosecuting and intimidating innocent protesters, as opposed to medical supplies like ventilators that doctors in NY were having to jury-rig to work for more than one person at a time to try and save more lives. The mere fact that Officers like Derek Chauvin can have THAT MANY complaints and NOT be fired for it, only goes to show that money is NOT being put into proper training, as opposed to the evangelical ranting done by religious lunatics who believe the police should be warriors and hunters (of non-existent slaves, presumably) rather than guardians of the people they swear to serve. (See HBO's Police Accountability video) Of course, I'm not sure that Abolishing the police is a WISE idea, but it has become increasingly-obvious that systemic racism is a thing, has BEEN a thing for a great deal of time, and shows no sign of naturally dissipating without direct intervention by AT LEAST one level of government. Even if the new organisation is mostly-identical, just having a good shake-up and clearing away all the bad apples would be WELL worth it. The REAL question, is what it's replacement is going to look like, and what it's job will be. Personally, I think the biggest issue is a refusal for the Old Boys Club to fire and arrest those who commit crimes and allowing them to disrespect their badges by hiding behind them, followed by misappropriation of funding for dumb shit like APC's that no mere police for should EVER have access to, as opposed to simple training that the police simply don't get supplied with.

    Haydn WatermanHaydn Waterman5 mánuðum síðan
  • Being in a country where the police are defunded and well 40% of women in my country will be raped at least once just for starters. I really hope America understands what its going live in without law enforcement.

    World KatWorld Kat5 mánuðum síðan
  • Am i the only one whos creeped out by 'the biebs' weird 80's porno trash stache?

    Tay FlashTay Flash5 mánuðum síðan
  • Ion wanna see any of these dumb ass tik tokers speaking about blm. No brains

    Chell LopezChell Lopez5 mánuðum síðan
  • People keep talking about a racist system, but can never specify what system is racist. Getting tired of this bullshit narrative being pushed onto everyone. Furthermore, it just creates this victim mentality that because of your skin color you are being treated differently, not because that person turns out to be an asshole... so now people are using the "racism" card against anyone who treats them differently, so sad. Floyd's death is being used in order to create a race war. Keep your eyes open to the truth and think for yourself.

    RavenArrowzRavenArrowz5 mánuðum síðan
  • Your teeth look GREAT

    Erika TobonErika Tobon5 mánuðum síðan
  • You know, I'm all for researching the issues and making sure you're not "strawmanning" people. But honestly "Defund the Police!" sounds like an anarchist slogan. I mean if you don't pay for something anymore, that thing tends to cease to exist. If "moderate reformers" just want to reallocate budget money and still have some cops, why use such extreme rhetoric then?

    IHPAN1IHPAN15 mánuðum síðan
  • Tyler James, seriously? You didn’t catch the context that Terry wants to unify... sad. Just say. Yeah, I can see why “Everyone Hates...” 🤨

    elchamberelchamber5 mánuðum síðan
  • kpop/bts fans caring for black people? well there's a first

    TheICEgirl6100TheICEgirl61005 mánuðum síðan
  • Can you cover the autonomous zone in Seattle? Its has been going on for quite a while without any coverage.

    Julio Alejandro AquinoJulio Alejandro Aquino5 mánuðum síðan
  • Abolish the police is an awful idea. If you wanna live in a police vacant place go to Honduras and drop us a line. Defunding is a terrible word to use and needs to be redrafted. Police Reform makes way more sense. Don’t let anyone that heads up “BLM” shape this conversation. That group has been pretty deceitful at times and hasn’t represented the black community right. I’m all for reform but remember most cops are good and there’s not a lot you can do other than hurt good cops by pulling funding mostly or entirely.

    Chris SchroederChris Schroeder5 mánuðum síðan
  • I'm against defunding the cops but I support holding them more accountable for their wrongdoings and based on their offenses/excessive use of force bring down their paychecks down or even do some time if they killed someone even if they didn't mean. To me, that's fair.

    Guillermo AguilarGuillermo Aguilar5 mánuðum síðan
  • I think Cherán, Mexico provides a very good model to follow.

    The Ethicist Philosophy ShowThe Ethicist Philosophy Show5 mánuðum síðan
  • TC 2019: Children without a dad are at a disadvantage. Society: APOLOGiZE! TC 2020: Black people can be racist too. Society: APOLOGIZE! I didn't realize we lived in a "society" where stating the obvious truth was vilified!

    The Ethicist Philosophy ShowThe Ethicist Philosophy Show5 mánuðum síðan
  • THANK YOU for talking about both sides of the Kpop fans and culture issue. I studied fandom and LOVE the power that fans have used to further this movement but there are a ton of problematic things in the Korean music industry in general in regards to black culture appropriation (also BTS have used black culture in their music as well which is a different conversation about appropriation; I'm just glad they're doing something to help). Just thanks for talking about all of it.

    Ryn DeYoungRyn DeYoung5 mánuðum síðan
  • I never thought I'd hear Phil talking about kpop like this and I'm so happy. The internal debate and actions of some companies/idols are really a step in the right direction-it may not be immediate or drastic, but I really hope this situation would have an impact on Korea's own colorism. Also stan Mamamoo XD

    Firres142Firres1425 mánuðum síðan
  • I dont always comment, But when i do! its always an old meme format.

    CogsyCogsy5 mánuðum síðan
  • I'm so fucking tired.

    Allie HailsAllie Hails5 mánuðum síðan
  • I really support defunding the LAPD and would be highly interested in other “public safety” departments. I never call the cops on fireworks, sketchy behavior, non violent suspicions, homeless camps, etc because I am terrified of the Cops showing up and escalating a situation, deporting or breaking up a family. It would be great if there was another department that could handle different kinds of situations in which being armed is not necessary for.

    Sydney LittleSydney Little5 mánuðum síðan
  • If there is no police, the normal people will protect their own property and loved ones by becoming Rooftop Koreans.

    Chad Von DeucheburgChad Von Deucheburg5 mánuðum síðan
    • Username checks out.

      Charles SCharles S5 mánuðum síðan
  • Cahoots helped me get my cat out from behind the water heater :) They're awesome!

    sean langdonsean langdon5 mánuðum síðan
  • Go ahead! Abolish the police. Let's see what happens when a gang with guns moves into that gun and police free zone. Also i heard that at Capitol Hill they made a communist community and one week after the founding they are already asking for food, because they are starving.

    Chad Von DeucheburgChad Von Deucheburg5 mánuðum síðan
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