Ferguson and the Economic Malaise
10:42 AM, Aug 18, 2014 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN
Economic factors alone cannot, of course, account for the tensions and violence in Ferguson, Missouri which are undeniable and alarming. Still, one wonders how much less volatile things might have been if the community were not experiencing the following, as detailed by Brookings:
Economic growth and prosperity do not, of course, cure all ills. But they do make most problems easier to bear and stimulate confidence that they can, in time, be ameliorated if not solved.
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