While Disney workers may be displaced by high-tech immigrants, few of them would want to take jobs as sugar cutters in the Florida cane fields. How many Americans are willing to volunteer for work as grape pickers, laborers in the dangerous meat-packing industry or care-givers to the very old and the very young? As Mayor Koch once said, without illegal immigrants, the hotel industry in New York would collapse. These low-skilled immigrants are not taking work from Americans. … [Read more...] about Stephen Miller’s Right About One Thing—America Has a Long Tradition of Rejecting Immigrants
Nothing has come in to replace the more the plant that once housed 4,000 workers from the town and its surrounding areas. The GM plant, which closed before Walker took office, was part of the social and economic fabric of Janesville, a community of 63,500. If you lived here, you either worked at the plant or knew someone who did, residents say. Families from across the state, and the country, moved to the area to find work at the plant. … [Read more...] about Paul Ryan’s Hometown Hasn’t Felt Scott Walker’s Economic Recovery
Finally, Scott Walker has long been considered a polarizing figure. He has certainly not backed down from partisan fights. Across the state, scars remain from the 2011 Act 10 debate that brought massive liberal protests and even State Senate Democrats fleeing the state to deny the necessary quorum to pass the legislation. Walker’s brief 2016 presidential run was widely criticized by Wisconsinites as an act of hubris from a governor who had been on the job for only six years (even he now admits it was a mistake). … [Read more...] about Scott Walker Has Revved the Economy, Frozen Tuition—but Still Might Lose. Why?
Residents pass by an advertisement for Hybrid cars from Toyota on the streets of Beijing on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020. China’s auto sales rose by 16.4% in July over a year earlier to 2.1 million units in a sign of sustained recovery for the industry’s biggest global market, an industry group said Tuesday. less … [Read more...] about China auto sales rise in July, as market regains momentum
Internalized superiority is another pillar. That's a hard one to admit to, but the research is very clear that by age three to four, all children know it's better to be white. And many parents ask me about how to teach their children not be racist but they need to start with themselves. They themselves are not educated. They haven't done the work. It's not some talk you have, it's like put your oxygen mask on first and then if you are truly integrating this into your life it will come through in everything you do. … [Read more...] about Robin DiAngelo: How ‘white fragility’ supports racism and how whites can stop it