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Vox Sentences: Why is there already a state of emergency in Ferguson?

Dylan Matthews is a senior correspondent and head writer for Vox's Future Perfect section and has worked at Vox since 2014. He is particularly interested in global health and pandemic prevention, anti-poverty efforts, economic policy and theory, and conflicts about the right way to do philanthropy.

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Military police with the Missouri Army National Guard stand guard at the police command center which was established to direct security operations following unrest after the recent death of Michael Brown on August 21, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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Dr. Martin Salia. (CBS Baltimore)

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Peter Kassig doing humanitarian work in Lebanon. (SERA/Fundrazr)

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