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Alexis Moraitis

Alexis Moraitis earned a Ph.D. from the University of Warwick. He is a professor at Lancaster University.

Waking Up from Anesthesia: Decline and Violence in France

In May 2021, Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin, in a sign of full support of “his troops,” participated in a protest organized by French police unions. Gathered outside the National Assembly, they accused the justice system of failing them, of being too lenient towards rising criminality. Yet French prisons are severely overpopulated and the numbers of those incarcerated have never been as high as today.


The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2023

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