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The Last Time a Wall Went Up to Keep Out Immigrants

Linda Gordon The New York Times
A new history of bigoted opposition to immigrants through the manipulation of fake science shows the most vociferous baiters of emigres in the past were among the most privileged U.S. ruling class members.

Tidbits - July 11, 2019 -Reader Comments: Building Unity to Defeat Trump; Concentration Camps; History and Left contributions; Arnautoff Mural; Syriza Lessons; Ida B. Wells; Lights for Liberty demonstrations; Beyond NAFTA 2.0; more

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Reader Comments: Building Unity to Defeat Trump; Concentration Camps; Debating History and contributions from the Left; Arnautoff Mural; Syriza Lessons; Ida B. Wells; Lights for Liberty demonstrations; Beyond NAFTA 2.0; Resources; Announcements; more

Tidbits - June 27, 2019 -Reader Comments: No War With Iran; Concentration Camps - Then and Now; Sanders; Warren; Defeating Trump; Barcelona; I.F. Stone; Yuri Kochiyama; IKEA; `Cultural Marxism'; Cuba travel; LEFTFORUM2019 ...

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Reader Comments: No War With Iran; Concentration Camps - Then and Now; Bernie Sanders; Elizabeth Warren; Defeating Trump; Barcelona; I.F. Stone; Yuri Kochiyama; Asian Americans; IKEA Workers Unionize; `Cultural Marxism'; Cuba travel; LEFTFORUM2019 ..

Voyages of the Damned

Roberta Schine Portside
When I was a child, my parents used to tell us the story of the St. Louis. Now we are comparing the Central American exodus to this doomed ocean-liner. “We sometimes refer to the caravan as the ‘St. Louis' aka "The Voyage of the Damned'.
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