US of Ed: Justice
“[George Floyd] will be remembered for a very long time, not for the life he led but for the life he gave.”
Celebrations and a massive outpouring of relief this week as former police officer Derek Chauvin found guilty of both murder and manslaughter for the killing of George Floyd. Hopes that this will lead to real change for law enforcement and justice in the United States, but how? Meanwhile, Joe Biden is looking to pledge the United States to cut emissions by 50% by 2030, we look at plans to transition affected workers to new industries. Also talking 200 million COVID jabs, Russia, Israel and Syria exchanging missiles, and fallout from the royal funeral.
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