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Why Japanese-Americans received reparations and African-Americans are still waiting

In June, the United States House of Representatives held a debate about reparations to African-Americans. One of the questions in this discussion is why Japanese-Americans received reparations for their internment by the U.S. federal government during the Second World War, yet African-Americans have yet to receive reparations for their ancestors’ enslavement or for other crimes committed against them.

Net Neutrality: The End of the Internet as We Know it?

Before the end of February, politics in the United States could change whether we think of the Internet as a right or a privilege. People in middle and upper income countries have become so used to the Internet being an accessible and largely unregulated part of our lives, that it’s almost impossible to imagine that a rich elite could change that.
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