NPR On Public Housing And The French Riots

Did public housing play a role in the recent French riots?

"Some analysts blame recent rioting in France on the discontent and alienation fostered by bleak housing projects on the poor outskirts of French cities. The location and architecture of public housing can contribute to a sense of isolation and hopelessness among young French people of Arabic and African origin."

Full Story: Public Housing's Role in France's Tensions

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