Re: [OPE-L] [Jurriaan] Derrida's Ghosts

From: Paul Zarembka (zarembka@BUFFALO.EDU)
Date: Sun Nov 06 2005 - 10:53:02 EST

> Here's a short article on the riots in France:
> <> Antoine
> Lerougetel, France: widening anti-police riots provoke government
> crisis

There are lot of news articles on France burning.

> I think there are connections to be made: clearly the rioting can not
> be understood simply as a reaction to the economic situation, including
> the extraordinarily high rates of unemployment and poverty in North
> African exile communities in France.  Other issues also shape these
> events, including racial discrimination in France, prejudice against
> Moslems, police brutality, and the complicity of all of the major
> political parties in allowing the above.
> What do you have to add?

What's your specific connections to Derrida's theory?  We all know about
the situational issues you mention.


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