Gringo View: The murder of George Floyd & rescue of a purple unicorn

Cambridge dictionary's definition of 'being humane': "Showing kindness, care, and sympathy toward others, especially those who are suffering."

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Opinion) The way US law enforcement treats different criminal suspects has been on endless display these past few weeks. What is it that makes some of us act with humanity while others do not?

Grinding onwards from day to day and streamed to an anxious worldwide audience is the depressing trial of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, charged with murdering George Floyd. Perhaps less noticed is the habitual thievery and arrest of Sisu, in North Carolina. Seeming at first glance to have absolutely nothing to do with one another, a second look throws some light for . . .

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