News tagged with civil rights

Does America have a caste system?

In the United States, inequality tends to be framed as an issue of either class, race or both. Consider, for example, criticism that Republicans' new tax plan is a weapon of "class warfare," or accusations that the recent ...

dateJan 26, 2018 in Social Sciences
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The language of violence

Over the weekend, several white nationalist rallies in Virginia devolved into violence that culminated when a man drove his car into a group of counter-protestors, killing one person and injuring dozens more.

dateAug 15, 2017 in Social Sciences
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No democracy without women's rights: study

Why did the Arab spring fail? Despite a number of revolutions in the Arab world, in the end only Tunisia emerged as a functioning democracy. Results from an interdisciplinary research project at the University of Gothenburg ...

dateApr 11, 2017 in Social Sciences
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