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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 31–35.
Published: 01 June 2017
... prosecution of Jalloh’s case reveal patterns institutional racism that many Germans are unwilling to confront. The Jalloh trials in 2007 and 2011 revealed myriad mistakes: Police were reported not to have informed the fire department that there was a person in the cell that was ablaze, so firefighters...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Policy Journal asked four experts from New Zealand, South Africa, Israel, and Malaysia if affirmative action was necessary to overcome institutional racism. Affirmative action New Zealand South Africa Israel Malaysia When I was 17, I was offered a full-tuition scholarship to attend the...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 23–29.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Devyn Spence Benson When the Communist Party seized control of Cuba in 1959, itlaunched an anti-racism campaign, and, after only three years, declared victory: Racism was over; everyone was equal. Despite the government’s embrace of a colorblind ideology, Devyn Spence Benson writes that Cubans...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 13–17.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Enzo Traverso In his racism, misogyny, and xenophobia, Donald Trump resembles a 20th-century fascist-but historian Enzo Traverso argues the likeness is superficial. Trumpism is the product of recent transformations of capitalism, and thus he embodies something new, dangerous, and not yet fully...
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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. But...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 15–19.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Kehinde Andrews Racism transcends borders and so too must the fight against it, argues Kehinde Andrews . Too often, analyses of race are hemmed in by “methodological nationalism,” or the tendency to frame our thinking around the nation-state. Instead, Andrews says, the African diaspora should unite...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 38–45.
Published: 01 March 2016
... U.S.-based Black Lives Matter movement “expanding” to Latin America, this current moment is one in which protests around anti-black racism in countries throughout the Western Hemisphere are converging. In some cases, the participants in these different locales are working in solidarity with each other...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 111–117.
Published: 01 December 2016
... are. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 racism sexism coding programming computers algorithms algorithmic bias Tay’s first words in March of this year were “hellooooooo world!!!” (the “o” in “world” was a planet earth emoji for added whimsy). It was a friendly start for...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 114–115.
Published: 01 March 2016
...: “Without any pretense of originality or prescience … I venture to state categorically that the problem of the 21st century will be the problem of the color line.” For Franklin, the fact that racism persisted was obvious; that the state wasn’t seriously fighting it was clearer still. “A color-blind...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 June 2017
... country’s unaddressed patterns of racism and xenophobia. According to Bruce-Jones, “there is still a sense among Germans that the United States has a monopoly on racism, and that racism in the U.S. defines all that racism can be.” For many Germans, the fact that American police kill an average of three...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 26–29.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... Pointing out the inconsistences of racialization is key to dismantling the false logic of race. This is why it remains incumbent on Europe watchers to absorb these seemingly disparate conversations (racism against Poles in Britain and racist violence against non-Poles in Poland) as part of a single story...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 5–11.
Published: 01 March 2016
... former Black Panther described her political trajectory, how she grew up in Birmingham, Alabama, in the 1950s, headed north looking for freedom, and then made the journey across the Atlantic. “Escaping racism in the U.S., I was certain I would find freedom in Europe, especially in France—with its...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 14–21.
Published: 01 June 2018
... soldiers as savages who would “rape and ravage” white Italian women. In the past five years, the most blatant racism in Italian political life has targeted Cécile Kyenge, a Congolese woman who immigrated to Italy in 1983 to attend optometry school. She stayed on after graduating, and, under the center-left...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 26–29.
Published: 01 March 2017
... without a college degree can be explained by racism and sexism. Center-left parties must build broad-based support for a multiethnic approach to governance that prioritizes social welfare. The focus must be on addressing inequality, strengthening unions, and developing immigration policies that...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 34–40.
Published: 01 June 2018
... book was bound not to be popular. Since 1987, the Progress Party has acted as a conduit for the mainstreaming of far-right tropes and ideas about Islam and Muslims in Norway. During this time, Muslims overtook Jews as the racialized “other” in Norwegian society, and biological racism was replaced by...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 9–13.
Published: 01 March 2013
... a ceremony last summer in Budapest to remember Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat, widely celebrated for his successful efforts to rescue tens of thousands of Jews in Nazi-occupied Hungary, it was another reminder of the horrors that racism had brought to Europe. Once again, as in the early 1930s...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 124–129.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Slavoj Žižek One should, of course, not forget the real achievements of 1968: The movement radically changed how we treat women’s rights, gay rights, racism, and so forth. After the glorious 60s, we simply cannot engage in public racism and homophobia in ways that were still possible in the...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (3): 25–32.
Published: 01 September 2000
... catastrophe to go imposed on the province was coming un­ on for almost four years played a role. So did done, and the Albanian Kosovar majority racism in the sense that the plight of white —the victims of this system—were increas­ Kosovars was bound to elicit more sympa­ ingly persuaded that only...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 33–41.
Published: 01 March 2017
... B’Tselem and anti-occupation groups like Breaking the Silence—face McCarthyist smear campaigns and are persecuted by private organizations and the state. Bullying and racism dominate the political discourse. A wave of anti-democratic legislation threatens to limit civil rights and freedom of speech...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 17 (4): 25–32.
Published: 01 December 2001
... interest— and this At worst, it can encourage a kind of racism, is probably also the belief of most ordinary in which certain nations are classed as irra­ Americans. However, this straightforward tionally, irredeemably savage and wicked. view coexists with another, equally wide­ Concerning Russia...