What's A Sanctuary with Jails? | Link TV
What's A Sanctuary with Jails?
Although cities across the country have announced themselves as sanctuaries, the queer and trans communities who defined this movement have been routinely failed by those same cities, as they adhere to regressive policing tactics. This week, Jennicet Gutiérrez of La Familia Trans Queer Liberation Movement and Hamid Khan of the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition join Laura to take measure of the contradictions found in state sanctioned surveillance of so-called sanctuary communities.
Laura talks with author/activist Gar Alperovitz, co-chair of the Next System Project (a framework for imagining 'the next system' of governance, democracy, and security). From the gloom of today he sees the principles of a Pluralist Commonwealth emerging.