Tag Archives: California

Good cops, bad cops, and the so-called YouTube effect

By Jason Raylesberg Associate Editor, Vol. 21 In my last post, I described how some states have allocated funds toward initiatives seeking to theoretically establish what is already known in practice about profiling by police.  I argued that such money … Continue reading

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New California law aims to combat racial profiling by police: it sounds good, but will it create any change?

By Jason Raylesberg Associate Editor, Vol. 21 California and Missouri recently instituted separate measures to curb racial profiling within the legal system. In response to widespread police brutality nationally, California passed the “Racial and Identity Profiling Act of 2015,” requiring … Continue reading

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RESPONSE: The bamboo ceiling cannot be separated from wider inequality

By Jennifer Chun Associate Editor, Vol. 21 In the October 3rd issue of The Economist, an article entitled “The model minority is losing patience” speaks of the rising “trend” of Asian Americans more vigorously fighting discrimination, especially in academia. After … Continue reading

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Inclusionary housing: a legitimate response to rising segregation

By the Vol. 21 Associate Editorial Staff America’s cities remain highly segregated along both class and racial lines. According to a recent study, between 1970 and 2010, segregation rose within metropolitan areas among school districts. Segregation by family income rose … Continue reading

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