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Can Clinton Heal America’s Racial Divide?

July 29, 2016 // Toronto Sun - Canada - English

Clinton’s vision, if she is elected president, must include a willingness to go beyond mere laws: to strive for social and attitudinal changes that can help transform the way one group of Americans regards another.

Fighting To Find Racism – in Others

July 26, 2016 // Dagens Nyheter - Sweden - Swedish

It is striking how often those who claim to be worried about polarization in society are also those who make a living by polarizing. In Sweden, the Swedish Democrats have turned into experts in the discipline. In the tabloid “Aftonbladet,” Swedish Democrat Henrik Vinge expressed concern about developments in the [Read more]

Obama’s Nation Divided

July 26, 2016 // La Presse - Canada - French

<b>"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character."</b> More than a half-century after the famous speech by Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1963, his dream has not yet been fulfilled. Nevertheless, [Read more]

Obama Says, ‘We Are Not Divided’

July 17, 2016 // Le Devoir - Canada - French

It was the 11th time since the beginning of his presidency that a mass shooting compelled him to give a condolence speech. Maybe this is why American President Barack Obama did not hide the dejection he still feels, nearly a week after the assassination of five police officers in Dallas, Texas. In front of police [Read more]
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