Thursday, January 18, 2018

Snippets of opposition to Austin's police-union contract

A local Austin activist posted on YouTube some of the testimony from December at the Austin City Council against the police-union contract. (See Grits' writeup after the event.) Your correspondent was one of the speakers in opposition, and I post my testimony here mainly to show off Grits' favorite shirt:

Since Grits had earlier interviewed Campaign Zero's Sam Sinyangwe and highlighted his research on Austin police contract, let's also post his testimony from the same hearing.

And here's Chris Harris, a super-bright, young activist from Grassroots Leadership, who like many others that night did a great job, but who in particular made some excellent, data-based points that the local media have avoided over the many months this contract was being debated:

Go here to watch more testimony from the hearing.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

What's with the 1950's costume?