From Santa Monica to the Bronx: How communities rebound from violence in protests

Jun 3, 2020
The property damage in recent protests is on a much lower scale than in past protests.
A volunteer cleans up following protests in Santa Monica on June 1. Activists and academics say a broken window is easy to fix; the hard work is fixing why it was broken in the first place.
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"We stand with the cause," but store owners fear for their livelihood

Jun 3, 2020
After some protests became destructive in several cities across the U.S., small business owners are cleaning and and trying to protect their stores.
Jaqueline Reyes with son and daughter after cleaning up after their shop from damage in Minneapolis.
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Economically, riots endure

Jun 1, 2020
While every moment of social upheaval is unique, history suggests long recovery periods for economies wracked by violent uprisings.
A worker cleans up a damaged bank Monday in Washington, D.C.
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Activists propose reforming policing by cutting budgets

Jun 1, 2020
In a lot of cities, policing eats up a big chunk of the general fund.
Police block a road in Minneapolis as protests against police brutality continue.
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Businesses speak out on injustice, close stores amid protests over George Floyd killing

Jun 1, 2020
Target, Amazon and Apple are among the larger companies who have acknowledged the injustice driving protests.
Small businesses owners, some of whom were looking forward to reopening today in Minnesota, were instead left pleading with protesters to spare their businesses.
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Chinese officials accuse Trump administration of double standard when it comes to protests

Jun 1, 2020
They accused the president of praising Hong Kong protesters, but cracking down harshly on demonstrators in the United States.
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The Minnesota Freedom Fund raises donations to bail out protesters

Jun 1, 2020
The organization has been fighting against the concept of cash bail.
A memorial is left for George Floyd, a Black Minneapolis man who died on Monday after a white police officer, Derek Chauvin, kneeled on his neck.
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U.S. business lobby warns administration against ending Hong Kong's status

May 26, 2020
U.S. officials suggest countering Beijing by downgrading ties with Hong Kong, drawing protests from business lobby.
Protesters take over the streets of Hong Kong last year. The global financial center is at risk of losing its special status with the U.S.
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Chile's inequality challenge

Nov 22, 2019
The gap between the rich and poor is one of the widest in the developed world.
Felipe Hurtado in Santiago, Chile (Courtesy Felipe Hurtado)

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