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How government bias can fuel communal conflicts in Africa
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How government bias can fuel communal conflicts in Africa

Written by: Emma Elfversson, Post-doctoral Researcher, Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University A woman shelters in a church in the Central African Republic after deadly 2014 attacks involving Muslim and Christian fighters. EPA/Tanya BindraEach year, violent communal conflict...

Who is responsible when an inmate commits suicide?
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Who is responsible when an inmate commits suicide?

Written by: Austin Sarat, Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science, Amherst College In jail, suicides occur for 50 deaths per 100,000 inmates. Dan Henson/Shutterstock.comJeffrey Epstein’s alleged suicide in New York’s Metropolitan Correction Center on Aug. 10 has brought new attention...

How Democrats can win back workers in 2020
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How Democrats can win back workers in 2020

Written by: Thomas Kochan, Professor of Management, Co-Director of the MIT Sloan Institute for Work and Employment Research, MIT Sloan School of Management Labor unions and the workers they represent were once the heart and soul of the Democratic Party....

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