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Hit and Miss: Elites and Ethnic Violence

A significant amount of literature concerns the role that elites play in ethnic or nationalist violence. However, most of this literature deals with cases in which elites play a direct or indirect part in inciting or spreading this violence.  2,723 more words

Global

Out of…….somewhere

On the news, this gang violence we see.
Sure it’s scary, it’s bad – all agree,
And our eyes they don’t lie,
As we watch – wonder why… 9 more words

Poetry

On religion

It is Sunday morning in Kigali and I’m woken up by the sound of an upbeat gospel coming from the neighbouring church. Once in a while, the woman pastor belts out an angry Hallelujah. 543 more words

Africa

China passes a sweeping anti-terror law giving its government controversial new powers

China’s legislature passed a controversial new anti-terrorism law on Sunday (Dec. 27) that critics worry will give the government too much power, The New York Times reports. 35 more words

China passes a sweeping anti-terror law giving its government controversial new powers

China’s legislature passed a controversial new anti-terrorism law on Sunday (Dec. 27) that critics worry will give the government too much power, The New York Times reports. 35 more words

China passes a sweeping anti-terror law giving its government controversial new powers

China’s legislature passed a controversial new anti-terrorism law on Sunday (Dec. 27) that critics worry will give the government too much power, The New York Times reports… 383 more words

Burundi's Descent

Quick post with links on Burundi, where things have steadily gotten worse all year but may be descending even more quickly with a recent spike in violence. 618 more words

Conflict