Posts Tagged ‘Injustice’

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Inequality

Mockingly, people used to say that middle class Latin Americans dreamed of being like the Americans from the United States, while the upper class dreamed of being like the Europeans.

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Should They Put Up with It?

Should the neighbors of a police station, who suffer damage to their property or their person from guerrilla attacks directed against the police station, tough it out and assume the cost of these injuries on their own? Or, should the state compensate them so they can rebuild their lives?

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Injustices and Wars

Injustices cause wars but wars, in turn, also cause injustices. In Colombia, for example, injustice derives from the high inequality in agrarian land ownership, which was used by the guerrillas as a justification for their armed uprising.

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Scholars and Journalists

It is regrettable that the debate about academic fraud in Colombia has broken out surrounding the case of the scientist Raúl Cuero. But it would be even more regrettable if the debate turned against the researcher Rodrigo Bernal, who did nothing more than what his job demands: to rigorously investigate and publish what he finds (in this case, Cuero’s real record).

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