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Border Patrol agents flood Arizona

By Paul Teitelbaum

Many people heaved a sigh of relief when a federal judge enjoined portions of Arizona’s anti-immigrant law SB 1070 in response to a lawsuit filed by the federal government. But, court order or no court order, the situation on the ground in southern Arizona has worsened. Arrests and detentions are increasing, and there are noticeably more Border Patrol agents roaming the streets of cities like Tucson, which is more than 60 miles north of the border with Mexico. Continue reading

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NYC 8/21: Labor & Immigrant Rights Strategy Meeting

Organizing a Workers Fight-Back Movement:
Labor & Immigrant Rights Activists Strategy Meeting

Saturday August 21 at 4 pm
at the Solidarity Center
55 W. 17th St. 5th floor (between 5th & 6th Ave.) Continue reading

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Outsourcing Blame: A History of Right Wing Thought

Immigrant workers targetted by rightwing paranoias

Kasama extracted the following from a longer essay sent to us from a team who produces Maoist Rebel News.

The Need of the Right Wing to Blame outside Forces Socially

If there is ever one characteristic that truly defines the mindset of the capitalist/right-winger, it is this one. Because this group possesses such an intense need to promote themselves as a superior form of life over that of the regular person, they are seemingly in capable of performing any kind of self analysis. Because of their own sense of self-superiority, they are incapable of admitting they themselves can make a mistake or create a system of operation with contradiction. With such a profound intellect beyond that of the common masses, they could not have possibly erred, and thus any failure or crisis must rest in the hands of some evil invading influence. This means no internal analysis or self-criticism is required. Continue reading

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