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It’s Time to Think About Refugees Again: What This Winter Has Reminded Us About the Global Refugee Crisis

At the end of a hard winter for Syrian refugees, the president of UChicago’s Partnership for the Advancement of Refugee Rights offers multiple steps that the international community should take to ensure that refugees have access to economic opportunity. read more

Chicago

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Police Abuse in Chicago: Why We Should All Know the Name of Detective Jon Burge

Since the 1970s, when Detective Jon Burge imported torture methods learned in Vietnam to the streets of Chicago, to the early 2000s, when Detective Richard Zuley intimidated and duped his victims in Chicago and Guantanamo Bay into false confessions, incessant abuse has made obvious the presence of institutionalized racism within the CPD. read more