Sep 23, 2011

The Killing of Troy Davis. Plus, Obama at the UN




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September 22, 2011

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There will not be justice for Troy Davis. But his case has reawakened Americans to a relic of injustice that must be abolished once and for all.

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Peter Rothberg, The Nation

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