Michael Moore on Why Defunding Is Good for the Police

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Published on June 11, 2020

Michael Moore talks about the surge in protests against police brutality, explains defunding the police and discusses the importance of the video recording showing the murder of George Floyd.

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39 comments

  • Pure Oz. 2 months ago

    Not to detract from his wider points but Apple did not come up with the idea of a phone camera Michael, come on now.

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  • Michael Williams 2 months ago

    Retrain and restructure.

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  • Big Missyxoxo 2 months ago

    Im so proud to an AMERICAN, people all races, religions etc sticking together to make changes in the laws that effect everyone.
    #THANKYOUPROTESTERS🥰

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  • Frank Drebbin 2 months ago

    Can’t believe he has the nerve to appear in public after “Planet” got skewered by Fact Checkers.
    He proposes that all the new energy technologies are so dependant on old coal and oil industries. But the movie was leaning on aged information. Fail.

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  • Campbell Cutler 2 months ago

    While I agree with the concept who is the jackass who came up with the phrase “defund the police”. Learn to fucking brand.

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  • Gary Stremmelaar 2 months ago

    Still don’t understand why giving the police less money would achieve something positive

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  • Drawn 2 months ago

    Please don’t promote Planet of the Humans, it is full of misinformation and bs.

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  • Zavier Orlos 2 months ago

    At least we should take away the military weapons from the Police.

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  • MMB628 Jr 2 months ago

    Police make a boogey man and they get money.. cut funding for everything else. The scarier they make life seem without them, the more money they get.

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  • Robin Whitemore 2 months ago

    hes so right when it comes to 911 for mental health / addiction issues.. no response needed is basically where we are at right now.

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  • Free Free 2 months ago

    He calls himself a Liberal, but he is a Conservative Tool. Biden OPPOSES Universal Healthcare, has a 40 year HISTORY of SUPPORTING Racist Laws and has ZERO INTEREST in Taxing the Rich. Moore is as phony as Tucker Carlson.

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  • Jack Patrick O'Connor 2 months ago

    Good point by MM but Steve Jobs didn’t put camera’s in phones. There were cameras in phones years before the iPhone.

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  • Lebo Mokhethi 2 months ago

    I don’t think Steve Jobs was the first person to put a camera in a phone 🤷🏾‍♂️. Correct me if I’m wrong

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  • Ricardo Terrazas 2 months ago

    Videos help map out reality

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  • Big Missyxoxo 2 months ago

    Hello Seth and everyone in the comment section. Hope your families are well, have a great day.
    #Proudtobeanamerican

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  • phileo 2 months ago

    What’s up with Moore’s shitty internet connection? Is he with AT&T or what?

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  • GourmetGilda 2 months ago

    Let’s open our eyes and keep talking and make changes.

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  • futue te ipsi 2 months ago

    It truly is incredible what’s going on right now. A major force for good is underway. You never see stuff like this. Amazing.

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  • Jason Gastrich 2 months ago

    Word

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  • David Brkic 2 months ago

    All part of the plan. They have taken over education (Indoctrination), media (propaganda), big tech (surveillance) and now all they need for end game is police (enforcement). Don’t dismiss this as “crazy leftist talk”. These are calculated strategies and appear to be working as planned. Good Police are resigning in droves. They will be replaced by Marxist enforcers.

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  • Angelo 2 months ago

    As a paramedic, I won’t respond unless PD does. No PD = No EMS. Good luck!

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  • Francis 2 months ago

    Make it a collegiate course to be a law enforcer plus board exam and less pay than a healthcare worker or a teacher.

    Make it unattractive and discourage many as possible to become police officers.

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  • 2ManCrew 2 months ago

    Defund the police! Also we need them better trained so we will just fund that with magical monies! Woooooo

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  • Get In 2 months ago

    YES!!!! ABOLISH THE POLICE NOW!!!!!

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  • ruled by Saturn 2 months ago

    I cant even listen to this loon.

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  • ThiefKingofLegend 2 months ago

    Defund the Government! I agree in a DV send a counsellor. He also forgot to mention if a women assaults a man

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  • player Uno 2 months ago

    Thanks man, please defund the police. How can I sell drugs when there are lots of popo around. Criminals needs safer streets to do business.

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  • Diligent One-Six 2 months ago

    Cops are being trained like Marines. There should be Reforms. De-Funding them is not the solution. The Justice System needs refund and Society needs to change themselves as a whole too.

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  • Kevin W. Clark 2 months ago

    Moore you obviously don’t know what you’re talking about. You want to defund the police but apparently still want officers paid well. Where do you think their salaries come from and guess where some of the first cuts would be made. It’s idiotic and shortsighted. Maybe you should spend a day in a police station etc before imposing things on the system. The one thing I can agree with you on is a tighter screening process while looking to employ people. The better solution that people should be pushing the government for is a country wide investigate done by a trusted and level headed third party to find problematic individuals with a history of poor or bad behavour. This party would also require a moderate understand of law enforcement to be able to assess necessary enforcement actions and unnecessary ones. Who decides the funding is low enough?? The public?? Do you really think the average person understands what’s necessary in a budget?? What cops really need to do their jobs safely?? You’re acting like entitled fools grabbing at the latest trend to stay relevant during a pandemic. Speaking of which I doubt a lot of nurses and doctors appreciate you guys putting more strain on their jobs during this virus by holding a giant protest where everybody isn’t social distancing. Not saying it isn’t needed but maybe there was a better way or wait. It’s the reason why US cases have spiked again which will once again put more strain on the hospitals. More doctors and nurses will be at risk of getting sick leaving less to run the hospitals.

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  • Catrina Houseman 2 months ago

    I don’t think we should defund, we need to disarm and Re-Educate!!!! Make police go farther in education like getting a degree in Psychology!!!!

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  • Michael G 2 months ago

    Ah yes. Michael Moore, the socialist liberal hypocrite who had the audacity to publicly criticize Americans for eating too much McDonald’s when he himself is such a fat blob, he looks like he spends half his life in McDonald’s. Not to mention, he likes to verbally bash rich white people, when HE is a rich white guy himself living in a huge mansion.

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  • Bob Clark 2 months ago

    More like planet of the Morons, defund this fool of fools.

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  • Blank Blanckersen 2 months ago

    I’d have an easier time taking _Moore’s_ words on dealing with racism seriously if Bowling for Columbine hadn’t COMPLETELY left out the shooters’ pro-Nazi sentiments…

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  • Mark Smith 2 months ago

    I think people think defund means get rid of police…it doesnt…it means cops will get less funding and that funding will then go to other areas that are better suited to help…if a schizophrenic man is walking around town making a scene…thats not a cop matter, your bring in mental health WITH the police, if there’s domestic violence you bring in social workers WITH the police…its not a bad thing, it takes heat off the police and it makes them less likely to be in situations they have no training for

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  • Anne* 411 2 months ago

    The producer who clout chases off of events which effect our real lives

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  • Aamir Khan 2 months ago

    Utter nonsense. George Floyd would still have been dealt with by police.

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  • Eric Eric 2 months ago

    Defund Moore’s food budget.

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  • Kiko Nakamura 2 months ago

    Defund the fire dept and EMTs too. Why should taxpayers pay for a service others rely on? Your home on fire? Thats *your* emergency. Splash some water. Gotta stroke? Hey look, that’s God’s plan. Dont like it? Go wait in ER. Plus, sirens are a nuisence

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  • Craig Bickerstaff 2 months ago

    Steve Jobs didn’t really invent the idea of a camera in a phone but I’m sure the iPhone 4 was one of the first to bring some real quality pictures to the mobile phone. The first iPhone had a camera in it too it just didn’t shoot video and the quality wasn’t that great.

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