Category: Exclusion

Month in Review, September 2010

12 November, 2010 (11:13) | China, Cities, Exclusion, Global news, Housing, Redfields, Rental, US News, Zoning |

By: David A. Smith   [Previous Months in Review available here: Aug, Jul, Jun, May, Apr, Mar, Feb, Jan 2010]   Yes, they’ve been going up in smoke   As Labor Day heralded the end of Congress’s summer of discontent, I opened September with an imagined conversation between two Harvard grads in “Mr. President, I […]

Nowhere to Roma

20 September, 2010 (14:48) | Europe, Exclusion, Global news, Gypsies, Poverty, Roma | 2 comments

By: David A. Smith   Which came first, Romany insularity or their exclusion from European society?    Roma queuing to board flights from Paris back to Romania   In either case, how they are treated is shameful and self-defeating, as revealed in a recent Economist article:   Slovakia is in shock; France in uproar. The […]