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Europe's Homegrown Terrorists

When you point a finger at them, four other fingers are pointing back at you

Let’s not wag our finger at the Europeans. They are trying to preserve centuries of tradition and culture. Look what has happened in the United States—the most culturally and racially diverse nation in the world. Yes, there is some degree of integration, in certain areas and at certain levels, but the minority populations (which have been growing rapidly) are still disadvantaged economically and socially. Blacks and Hispanics have been the worst hit by the financial crisis. Overall, minority children are the poorest students, and prisons have a disproportionate number of minority inmates. And there are all-too-frequent outbursts of police assaults and violence towards these identifiable minorities. So has America succeeded in multiculturalism? Not quite. The melting pot is boiling over.

J.Z. Shore

Paris

Jul 26 2011 - 4:36pm