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Report Finds Oil Giants And Mega Banks Funding Massive Police Presence In Top US Cities

The equal industries fueling the weather crisis and disproportionately polluting Black and brown communities throughout the usage bankrolling police foundations, corporations that can assist militarize nearby police departments. From Chevron and Shell to Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase, the equal fossil gas groups and economic establishments riding environmental racism are also directing and funding police foundations. "This report sheds a harsh and wanted mild on the ways police violence and systemic racism intersect with the weather disaster," Carroll Muffett, president of the center for international Environmental law, stated in an announcement. As Little Sis mentioned closing month, police foundations similarly fatten already bloated police department budgets-doing so "With little public enter or oversight"-and have enabled some departments to collect arguable surveillance equipment and outfit forces with weaponry inclusive of drones and LRAD system. A