Rio de Janeiro gangs are pushing medication and supplies to their communities

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If they are taking money (without the choice of the residents) and effectively distributing needed medical supplies wouldn’t that make them a more effective government than the actual government.

victorcaulfield

Criminals who help the needy tend to have their support – which is invaluable in large quantities

EmergencyAdvance

Theres a gang, in Seattle, in control of like ten blocks. Weird twist 2020.

Voyage_of_Roadkill

Don’t know how uplifting this is. In Colombia, Escobar used a similar tactic to win over the poor, who then protected him from the government. Doubt they actually give a fuck about helping but it’s rather a means of manipulation imo

unde__

They’re going to use this as leverage. Fuck them. These people are degenerate murderers and rapists.

Midwestern_Ghost