Race and Human Rights 1

The Rise of Populism in the Twenty-First Century: The Czech Republic, Germany, and the United States

Race and Human RightsMarch 2017Group 4Bruno Summerer, Brittany Oaks, Sara Repplinger, Pascal Roth, Miriam Ricanova, Aine Josephine Mary Tyrrell

The Rise of Populism in the Twenty-First Century: The Czech Republic, Germany, and the United States

Introduction

Death Penalty and Systemic Racism

Death penalty and systematic racism

"We simply cannot say we live in a country that offers equal justice to all Americans when racial disparities plague the system by which our society imposes the ultimate punishment." --Senator Russ Feingold on Civil Rights as a Priority for the 108th Congress, Senate, January 2003

Introduction

Xenophobia in the times of new right-wing populism

Throughout the history of mankind, the “foreign” has always frightened people. Unknown and different approaches to life including culture, language, appearance and traditions were often seen as a threat or evil. Hence “foreigners” have always been encountered with prejudice and hate. They were often blamed for otherwise inexplicable phenomena, problems and grievances.

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