Welcome To Crazy Town: NPR Promotes Book ‘In Defense Of Looting’

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By Tim Graham ~

Why do they call it “public broadcasting” when it promotes actions against the public interest? What do we pay our tax dollars for “public radio” that advocates theft in the midst of rioting? On Thursday, NPR’s blog “Code Switch,” with the “Race In Your Face,” posted an interview promoting a new book titled In Defense of Looting. This tweet says it all for us:

Publishers Weekly‘s review sells the book on Amazon: “Osterweil debuts with a provocative, Marxist-informed defense of looting as a radical and effective protest tactic…a bracing rethink of the goals and methods of protest.”

NPR’s Natalie Escobar summarized author Vicki Osterweil’s current take:

Now, as protests and riots continue to grip cities, she argues that looting is a powerful tool to bring about real, lasting change in society. The rioters who smash windows and take items from stores, she says, are engaging…

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