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integration is a problem in France and an obvious failure, that was underlined by the 2005 riots. There has been failure to get rid of these social relegation zones, ghetto phenomena, with unemployment, school failure, etc. But the religious dimension doesn't come into play.
Doesn't this say that it is a race problem, and not a religious problem.  

So, as we have said before: the riots were underclass youth, not Muslim youth. And, further on:
I thought I had read articles and studies that showed middle eastern youth have a much more difficult time in job interviews, when they are seen in person and seen to be of Middle Eastern heritage.
by wchurchill on Fri Mar 2nd, 2007 at 04:03:29 PM EST

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