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Alex Brower

Alex Brower

Alex Brower is a Milwaukee labor leader, socialist organizer, and the chapter treasurer of the Milwaukee Democratic Socialists of America.

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Black Lives Matter protesters gather and march to the Milwaukee City Hall. Many called for the removal of Milwaukee police Chief Alfonso Morales. (Photo by Isiah Holmes)

Milwaukee’s Sewer Socialists were for defunding the police

By: - November 5, 2021

One of the paramount demands from last year’s Black Lives Matter protests is that local government move money from policing to programs that support communities. This demand aims to reduce the harm to communities — especially communities of color — caused by over-policing as well as targeting the root causes of crime. In Milwaukee that […]