The Death of George Floyd and The Pursuit of (Un)Happiness

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Since the death of George Floyd on May 25 in Minneapolis protests that have erupted into violent clashes between protestors and the police rock the United States on a scale possibly unprecedented since the 1960s. Watching how a country that has been policing the world over decades succumbs to domestic turmoil and chaos — one cannot help but feel an initial sense of glee and sarcasm in the like of ‘why does no one deploy UN peacekeepers to restore peace in this crisis-ridden shithole?.’ Embattled threads on twitter further reveal…

David Leupold

Turkey | Southern Caucasus | Central Asia | Iran and Afghanistan — Postdoctoral Researcher

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