Op-Ed: “America’s Mis-Police State”

Professor Jeffrey Sommers’s article, “America’s Mis-Police State,” was published on Project Syndicate.

Sommers writes: “The mass protests sweeping the United States following the death of George Floyd are born of many factors, but chiefly reflect frustration and rage at America’s long history of racist law enforcement. Addressing that problem will require reducing the pressures on both urban communities and those tasked with policing them.”

Check out the entire article here on Project Syndicate. 


Dr. Jeffrey Sommers is a professor of Political Economy and Public Policy in the Department of African and African Diaspora Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.