A year since George Floyd's death launched the nation into a summer of protests and calls for police reform, Matt Welch, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Peter Suderman, and Nick Gillespie reflect on changes to the criminal justice system since then, on The Reason Roundtable.
Discussed in the show:
0:26: Are we better off in criminal justice since George Floyd's killing?
27:42: The big conservative backlash against "critical race theory."
33:00: Weekly Listener Question: Let's say Justin Amash gets elected president in 2024. Who goes in his cabinet? What libertarians are out there with the policy expertise and political experience to hold high appointments like that?
45:52: Media recommendations for the week.
This weeks links:
- "One year on, how George Floyd's murder has changed the world," by Deborah Douglas, Angelique Chrisafis, and Aamna Mohdin
- "14 Trump Voters on the Legacy of George Floyd," by Patrick Healy
- Sean Ono Lennon thread on political correctness
- "The Cult of Kiddie Danger," by Lenore Skenazy
- "Biden will host the Floyd family but will miss his police reform deadline," by Laura Barrón-López
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Audio production by Ian Keyser.
Assistant production by Regan Taylor.
Music: "Angeline," by The Brothers Steve.