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Kalisher Trust: Funding for an intern
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IN TRUMP NEWS
On the death penalty
"[D]espite the decline in its application, it is worth noting that the death penalty continues to have a powerful symbolic and populist appeal... With his signature inflammatory rhetoric, this is something Trump is likely to capitalise on. Abolitionists must remain on the offensive to ensure that America continues on its path to abolition." Read more...
"[B]y being passive bystanders, we are condoning the regime; our powers of resistance are eroded away, together with our integrity. We need to winnow out the xenophobic garbage that Trump spews, question the justifications for his policies and cross-examine every piece of legislation, to keep the momentum of democracy, justice and liberty alive." Read more...
"Racist or not, and as uninformed as he may come across, one thing is clear: Trump’s attitudes to race are dangerous." Read more...
"Is this a move in the right direction or simply a step backgrounds in social development?" Read more...
Please get in touch with any thoughts, comments or queries. We'd love to hear from you!
Amicus would like to thank Manisha Bains, Trudy Dargeviciute, Vithyah Chelvam and Alejandra Llorente for their contributions to this month's newsletter.