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By Angela Y. Davis

ISBN-10: 1609801040

ISBN-13: 9781609801045

Along with her attribute brilliance, grace and radical audacity, Angela Y. Davis has positioned the case for the newest abolition circulation in American lifestyles: the abolition of the legal. As she relatively adequately notes, American existence is replete with abolition hobbies, and once they have been engaged in those struggles, their possibilities of good fortune appeared nearly unthinkable. For generations of usa citizens, the abolition of slavery used to be sheerest phantasm. equally, the entrenched approach of racial segregation appeared to final eternally, and generations lived in the course of the perform, with few predicting its passage from customized. The brutal, exploitative (dare one say lucrative?) convict-lease process that succeeded formal slavery reaped hundreds of thousands to southern jurisdictions (and untold miseries for tens of millions of guys, and women). Few anticipated its passing from the yankee penal panorama. Davis expertly argues how social routine reworked those social, political and cultural associations, and made such practices untenable.

In Are Prisons Obsolete?, Professor Davis seeks to demonstrate that the time for the legal is imminent an finish. She argues forthrightly for “decarceration,” and argues for the transformation of the society as a whole.

“In this awesome e-book, Angela Davis demanding situations us to confront the human rights disaster in our jails and prisons. As she so convincingly argues, the modern U.S. perform of super-incarceration is toward new age slavery than to any recognizable procedure of ‘criminal justice.’” —Mike Davis, writer of Dead Cities and City of Quartz

“In this tremendous, completely researched e-book, Angela Davis swings a wrecking ball into the racist and sexist underpinnings of the yank legal procedure. Her arguments are good rought and confined, leveling an unflinching critique of ways and why greater than 2 million american citizens are almost immediately in the back of bars, and the firms who cash in on their suffering.” —Cynthia McKinney, former Congresswoman from Georgia

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Celui-ci lança à la foule: « Avec Nicolas, la France sera encore plus un pays ami d'Israël! »28. Ëvidemment, il serait inexact de laisser entendre que Sarkozy, maire de Neuilly, a seulement assisté aux cérémonies de la communauté juive: en bon politique, il était catholique avec les catholiques, juif avec les juifs, etc. Napoléon Bonaparte, le modèle qu'on lui prête, n'avait-il pas déclaré qu'il était enclin à se convertir à l'Islam pour asseoir son pouvoir sur l'Ëgypte29 ? Néanmoins, au-delà de la ruse de circonstance et d'un machiavélisme de bon aloi, Sarkozy conférait dès cette époque à la communauté juive un statut spécial et le reconnaissait volontiers: « C'est curieux, déclara-t-il au journaliste Michel Denisot, alors que j'appartiens à la majorité, je me sens proche des communautés minoritaires.

Impossible d'obtenir une réponse digne de ce nom: cela reviendrait à faire de la théologie sur le statut de l'embryon ... D'ailleurs, Proche-Orientinfo n'avait pas bien mesuré les implications de la légitimité qu'il accordait à ce terme controversé, puisqu 'il stigmatisa trois mois plus tard (5 avril 2004) Mouloud Aounit, secrétaire général du Mouvement contre le racisme et pour l'amitié entre les peuples (MRAP), coupable selon le journaliste Sylvain Attal d'avoir accusé Jean-Paul Huchon, nouvellement élu au Conseil régional d'Île-de-France, d'être « aux mains du lobby juif».

LA VALEUR- REFUG E DE LA COMM UNAUTË c::::aw Sur le net, la militante antiraciste Danielle Bleitrach 8 jugea elle aussi avec sévérité de tels propos en estimant qu'il «faut être sacrément antisémite pour dire que Sarkozy est juif. Fils d'un petit noble hongrois, c'est seulement son grand père maternel qui était juif. (. ) Sarkozy aime Israël, libre à lui ... Mais il l'aime comme Bush son copain et pas parce qu'il a un grand-père maternel juif, il l'aime parce qu'il croit au «choc des civilisations», qu'il a besoin d'un bouc émissaire pour mener sa politique ».

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