XR's obsession with winning over the police/proving to cops that they're the "good activists" (to the expense of any radical group or marginalized person present at the actions they snitch on) betrays a fundamental misunderstanding of the systems they intend to oppose and shows just how utterly toothless XR is as a movement.
The only 'cop convincing' that could mitigate a climate catastrophe would be forcing cops to resign, leaving private property more vulnerable to attack. Not snitching lol
@BunnyHearted seriously, communities could put so much stress on cops home lives and make their work untenable for them. That's how you deal with cops, by refusing to serve them, refusing to be their community. No beer nor companionship till this bullshit is over.
@BunnyHearted like, a lot of what makes cops able to do their jobs is the knowledge that after this all blows over, they can go for a pint at the Winchester down the road. If they had to return to their communities to vocal cop hate while off duty, ACAB spraypainted on the front of their favourite bar that gives cops free beers, then they would not be assured they will have downtime where they are safe. This doesn't even require fucking with on duty officers!
@BunnyHearted Fucking exactly. Loudly and vocally excise them from communities. About time we flipped the narrative on that one.
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