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Ferguson

The Dying Continues

August 16, 2017 // Der Spiegel - Germany - German

There have long been accusations of racism against Sessions. Now he can finally realize his dream – and that of his boss Donald Trump – of a white police state.

Washington Stands Outside the Library

June 23, 2016 // Sin Chew Daily - Malaysia - Chinese

I always liked strolling on campus after lunch. The statue of George Washington outside the John M. Olin library has accompanied students from all over the world through the seasons every year. In the spring, groups of energetic students pass through the blooming flowerbeds and pass by the library on their way to [Read more]

Punishment for Minorities

August 28, 2015 // Frankfurter Rundschau - Germany - German

U.S. communities are trying to compensate for declining revenues by increasing fines for trivial offenses. The poor often cannot afford to pay the fines and end up behind bars as a result.

Redesigning the Urban Landscape

August 22, 2015 // Le Devoir - Canada - French

<i>With the first anniversary of the riots in Ferguson turning to violence and a state of emergency, the social issues continue to revolve primarily around questions of police reform. But this ignores the fact that racial segregation is concretely engrained in the way American cities are developed.</i> [Read more]
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