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A Mirage on the Mekong

Sebastian Strangio— In the West, Cambodia is nearly synonymous with the terror and mass murder that engulfed the country in the mid-1970s, when the Khmer Rouge seized power and embarked on a radical experiment in communism. Led by “Brother Number One” Pol Pot, who dreamt of recreating the glories of

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Architectural Justice

Continuing with our look at architectural spaces as constructs of the human imagination, a new book, Representing Justice: Invention, Controversy, and Rights in City-States and Democratic Courtrooms, by Judith Resnik and Dennis Curtis, gives special insight into the ways in which Justice has publicly appeared and influenced our own democratic

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