This article explores the connection between SB 1070, privatizing the Arizona prison system, and the continued round-up of illegal immigrants in Maricopa County, Arizona.
|By: CarolynC Saturday August 7, 2010 3:03 am|
As many Americans suffer long-term unemployment, lose their homes, and wonder how they will pay for the groceries or the utility bill, an urge to find a scapegoat is increasingly common. And it is often Latinos and undocumented workers that are blamed for the nation’s economic ills.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Thursday July 29, 2010 9:11 am|
One can talk about the facts and what the law will and will not do. One can cite studies and try to employ well-reasoned arguments to explain why people, whose prejudice against immigrants is too much for them to bear, exaggerate the immigration problem. Or, one can simply share the remarks with others and give the reactionary views what they deserve: sunlight.
|By: jaango Monday July 12, 2010 10:19 am|
Creating a new Coalition in American politics.
|By: jamespkrehbiel Monday July 5, 2010 6:05 pm|
This article explores Arizona Governor Jan Brewer’s deceptive response in trying pull a reversal to justify SB 1070, a bill which targets the Hispanic community.
|By: Seymour Friendly Friday April 30, 2010 4:27 pm|
In a simply unconscionable act of pure institutionalized racism and xenophobia, Arizona is attempting to purge its school system of foreign teachers and curricula that emphasize ethnic diversity.
|By: inoljt Thursday February 18, 2010 11:46 am|
They’re considered a minority in the United States, composing a rapidly growing sub-set of the population. The majority are immigrants; public sentiment, aroused by nativism, is sometimes hostile towards them. They vote heavily Democratic, but because many are immigrants they turn-out in numbers not as great as the share of the population they compose.
|By: ThingsComeUndone Tuesday July 28, 2009 3:28 am|
The Swedes marrying Swedes guy is a Racist and ill informed here is some information that should blow his *cough* superior mind!
|By: ThingsComeUndone Sunday July 12, 2009 4:50 pm|
|By: kesquivelatnclr Thursday October 2, 2008 3:36 pm|
Christopher Michael Szaz was sentenced today in North Carolina for emailing a death threat to the staff of the National Council of La Raza (NCLR). Szaz plead guilty to one count of threat by force via email communication to NCLR. He was sentenced to 45 days in federal prison and has to serve 100 hours of community service. In his email to NCLR, Szaz referred to Hispanics using a racial epithet and threatened to kill members of the staff and splay their bodies. NCLR and other community advocates believe that this has to be seen as a part of a larger pattern of hate directed at immigrants, as the debate on immigration continues to loom in the national psyche. Szaz’s prosecution sends an important message to others engaging in this type of action that it is a federal crime punishable in a court of law.