Larry Krasner resoundingly defeated right-wing candidate Carlos Vega in Tuesday’s Democratic primary for District Attorney. A year after the George Floyd rebellion, this is a victory for all working people who have
Philly voted overwhelmingly in November to create a "Citizens Police Oversight Commission". CM Jones has a bill in committee which would define the CPOC, but unfortunately it falls short of true community control in a number of ways.
Krasner now faces the same forces that fellow Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called out in November 2020: “It’s your own party thinking you’re the enemy” that is “extremely hostile to anything that even smells progressive.”
David Jones was shot in the back and killed by Philadelphia police officer Ryan Pownall last summer. He was a black man who lived in Northeast Philadelphia, a person who had a loving
Philly Police refuse to release video of shooting involving 15 shots to a man lying on the ground.