It is time for our country to begin to rein in capitalism and infuse social contracts that would enhance the quality of life for all Americans. This should also include aggressive climate policies to mitigate the negative effects humans have on the environment. Defunding the police is a misnomer. Responsibilities and situations that do not require an armed police officer should be transferred to other entities. This would allow police to concentrate more on criminal activities. In addition, a more comprehensive screening process should be adopted for individuals pursuing law enforcement careers to ensure compatibility with assigned responsibilities.