Why do American police agencies have veto power over investigations into dirty cops?

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This week, Joshua Holland gets a thing or two off his chest about the widespread belief that you can just wish away a historic public health crisis that is very much ongoing, and about the press's discomfort blaming right-wing propaganda for drawing out the Coronavirus pandemic.

Then we're joined by Eric Umansky, deputy managing editor at ProPublica. In 2019, Eric stumbled across a story when his family witnessed an incident in which some Black children were abused by the NYPD. Eric has followed the complaints that ensued for over two years, and he shares with us what he learned about police impunity in the process.

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