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by Adib Rashad ~

  Immigration to the United States has, for the most part, been regarded
with mixed emotions. This was particularly true with respect to the
immigrants that came from Eastern and Southern Europe. As a result, of this
immigration, the racist Eugenics Movement was established; the Eugenics
Movement declared that the new immigrants were genetically inferior to the
Nordic or Anglo-Saxons.

Such racist propaganda led to the passage of strongly racist legislation.
The most important, t

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US Prison Labor is Very profitable


From the Ramparts                                               


Junious Ricardo Stanton                                          

    “The racism that pervades every aspect of life in capitalist society — from jobs, income and housing to education and opportunity — is most brutally reflected by who is caught up in the U.S. prison system. More than 60 percent of U.S. prisoners are people of color. Seventy percent of those being sentenced under the three strikes law in California — which requires

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Penn State's shameful cover-up

Disturbing allegations of a cover-up of child sexual abuse at Penn State are a window into the way the economics of college sports can override basic decency.
AFTER 46 seasons coaching at Penn State University, coach Joe Paterno now faces a crisis that could burn the storied football program to the ground. And if recent charges are true, his legacy deserves to burn along with it.
For those who haven't heard, long
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