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Belief Means Never Having to Say you’re Sorry

There’s an interesting interview (English translation / original German) with Carola Rackete, a captain with Sea-Watch an NGO that facilitates the business of human trafficking from Africa across the Mediterranean and into the EU. It’s really very illuminating, not about … Continue reading

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Immigration as Religious Conversion

One of the things that distinguishes American nationalism from most othe modern forms is the pseudo-religious nature of it all. The US Constitution is treated like a holy text, and unchanging and unchangeable font of wisdom that must be read … Continue reading

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My Mexican Border Policy

Thinking about the caravans of today (and the many more caravans of the future) I decided to sketch the outline of a comprehensive policy for the US-Mexican border. You are welcome. These are the broad outlines, of course the details … Continue reading

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Democrats Make A Bold Stand For Neoliberalism

Phillip Mirowski says that one of the tactics of neoliberalism is to ‘flood the zone’ with policy proposals so that any solution to a particular problem chosen by the left or right is liable to have its origins in neoliberal … Continue reading

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Democrats Want Americans To Hate Dreamers

That seems like a very odd tactic for a party that supposedly has their best interest at heart (while scuppering workable deals for unclear reasons). But apparently it’s the plan. Is there no one in the Democratic party establishment who … Continue reading

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Going About Integration the Wrong Way

It occured to me, somewhere about the 83,458th time I heard or read about the difficulties of, need for and success of “integrating refugees” in Western Euroe that this gives a rather large clue as to Western (esp Northwestern) Europe’s … Continue reading

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Immigrants and the Non-Immigrantly Mobile

There’s a big part of my personality that’s into taxonomy as a way of figuring out things and having a frame of reference. But so much modern media and zeitgeist is against having a frame of reference (as opposed to … Continue reading

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