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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 38–45.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Tianna S. Paschel The protests that have emerged in the United States under the banner Black Lives Matter are similar to decades-old movements in Latin America. At the core of all of this organizing, according to Tianna S. Paschel , is the same attempt to humanize black people. While those...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 47–56.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Daniela Gomes; Janaya Khan Janaya Khan , the Canadian co-founder of Black Lives Matter–Toronto, and Daniela Gomes , a São Paulo-based journalist and scholar, are part of the same fight to end anti-black racism. They’re just doing it some 5,000 miles apart in different countries and languages...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 114–115.
Published: 01 March 2016
... says, people have been told, “Don’t complain, because in the U.S. your brothers and sisters are worse than here.” This resonated with her Conversation partner, the co-founder of Black Lives Matter–Toronto, Janaya Khan, who derided the idea that “because there was no formal law segregating black...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 15–19.
Published: 01 March 2016
... demonstrates how Black African lives do not appear to matter, with the U.K. all but ignoring African deaths in the Mediterranean. In 2015, the foreign office minister, Baroness Joyce Anelay, explained that the government does “not support planned search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean,” because...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 111–117.
Published: 01 December 2016
... teams to better anticipate problems. Earlier this year, members of the Rainbow Laboratory at Drexel University wrote a white paper entitled, “Does Technology Have Race?” In it, they argue that the logic of Black Lives Matter should govern “technology design.” The absence of people of color at various...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (1): 82–90.
Published: 01 March 2012
... and Celsius overlap. In addition to generating heat, the ger stoves spew a hazardous type of pollution called particulate matter ( pm ) in the form of soot. Other sources, such as coal-fired power plants and vehicles, also contribute to the city’s pollution problem. When concentrations of pm in the air...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 70–80.
Published: 01 March 2014
... to the sphere in which they live.” He was speaking in the 1950s, on the eve of rolling out state administered education for black South Africans—Bantu education. For decades, education for the majority of South Africans was at the mercy of the apartheid state, and ostensibly underpinned by one certainty: non...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 30–37.
Published: 01 March 2016
... variations of the same story: No matter how hard or far they ran, they found themselves living in the long shadow of apartheid history. Under normal circumstances, statements such as “we are all leaders” are pure sentiment. Often the reality is there are cooks and those who eat what cooks make...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 102–110.
Published: 01 December 2013
... of the [medical] working conditions,” she says. Living in the same city as doctors responsible for the protest against the Cubans, Roberta says she disapproves of their attitude. Even though the population of the city of Ceará is two-thirds black, in Roberta’s class there is not a single black student...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 93–99.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Hawking’s Ph.D. student at Cambridge University, in England. When asked what I did for a living, my reply—“I work on black holes and the origin of our Universe”—was usually followed by a long silence. But no one ever asked me why I studied odd things like that. Black holes and the origin of our universe...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (1): 7–12.
Published: 01 March 2012
... formal protests and a judge ordered Malema to stop singing Dubulu iBhunu until the matter could be decided in court. He went on anyway, saying he was only preserving an old anthem from the anti-apartheid struggle—a piece of cultural heritage not to be taken literally. He was singing about the Afrikaner...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 120–129.
Published: 01 June 2015
... and all those with whom we came in contact. U.S. dollars—generally in the form of $100 bills—exchanged on the black market had effectively become the nation’s only functioning currency. I’d “pigeoned” in several thousand dollars worth of the long green in a money belt, strapped around my waist beneath my...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 22 (4): 77–86.
Published: 01 December 2006
... and raided a police post. and the army.” As his three young children return Imam Ali tells me of a series of nightly from school in matching blue-and-white raids in 2002-03, when unarmed “ninjas” uniforms, Najmuddin follows them into his dressed in black, their heads shaved and living room, where...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 22–28.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Hassen Hussein; Mohammed Ademo At the Battle of Adwa, in 1896, Emperor Menelik II routed the invading Italian army. For some in Ethiopia, this event is a proud symbol of black resistance against European colonial rule. But writers Hassen Hussein and Mohammed Ademo argue the glorification of Menelik...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 106–111.
Published: 01 June 2018
... in these volatile times, and whether citizenship still matters. Jessica Loudis: Hi Atossa and Yascha, thanks so much for agreeing to do this conversation. The theme of this issue is “megalomania,” which tends to evoke—at least right now—a handful of rising nationalist leaders around the world. We’re living...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (3): 53–60.
Published: 01 September 2001
... countries that surveillance. Most of these countries have are living beyond their means because they enormous informal or black markets, with­ are fulfilling political purposes. The magni­ out which the vast numbers of officially un­ tude of nonmarket economic transactions in employed workers would...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (1): 79–87.
Published: 01 March 2001
... as money can buy. Yet I had never against manifest evil, the infamous system heard of this war. of racial tyranny helpfully delineated in In February 1983,1 bounced and lurched black and white. for three days on top of a coffee truck that As is often the case in Africa...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (1): 22–32.
Published: 01 March 2012
.... Koyun is the only girl in class to wear a headscarf. It conceals her hair and matches the long gray skirt that stretches down to her shoes. But matters of wardrobe are not Koyun’s primary concern this morning. All she has in mind is doing well on the German test. The exam is still a few months away...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 26–36.
Published: 01 December 2015
... to the country’s most vulnerable citizens. But the price controls have led to widespread shortages, ballooning inflation, a thriving black market for hard-to-access goods like toilet paper, shampoo, and diapers, and at supermarkets, looting, fighting, and lines that span blocks. Producers of goods face insolvency...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 115–117.
Published: 01 March 2018
... to those who can afford to tour our country, who pay for and consume what we have to offer. But those fleeing war, terror, or perilous living conditions can only expect hostility. By presenting hospitality as a product for consumption we have destroyed its very meaning; we have attached conditions...