“Law and Order” – A Case of Displacement

What do Bolsonaro, Trump, Orbán, and Duterte have in common? Scapegoats need familiar faces - be it young gangsters in Brazil, illegal Mexican migrants in the US, the Jews and Gypsies in Hungary, or drug dealers in the Philippines. The "law and order" politics effectively displaces attention away from the real sources of socio-economic grievances. …

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