This came to light after a student at Yale tweeted about what she was learning in one of her classes:
In other words, saying that looting is violent and non-political is just a argument created by the "ruling class" to keep people down.
|Black Lives Matter protesters|
The author of the article, a Black Lives Matter protester, then writes, "On a less abstract level there is a practical and tactical benefit to looting."
It stunningly continues, "Why is it bad to grab an opportunity to improve well-being, to make life better, easier, or more comfortable? Or, as Hannah Black put it on Twitter: “Cops exist so people can’t loot ie have nice things for free so idk why it’s so confusing that people loot when they protest against cops” [sic].
"Only if you believe that having nice things for free is amoral, if you believe, in short, that the current (white-supremacist, settler-colonialist) regime of property is just, can you believe that looting is amoral in itself."