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September 2009
Hating the Rich
17/03/07
Stop Saying This Is a Nation of Immigrants!
29/05/06
What Brought Evo Morales to Power?
The Role of the International Indigenous Movement and What the Left Is Missing

06/02/06
On Columbus Day: Big Lies and U.S. Imperialism
12/10/05
John Wayne and the New Orleans Indians
07/09/05

Where Have All the Farmers Gone?
27/08/05
Being a Protestant Fundamentalist
11/08/05
Puppets on a String?
23/07/05
Oklahoma: Many Shades of Red
16/07/05
The Proof of Whiteness: More than Skin Deep
04/11/97
One or Two Things
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Stop Saying This Is a Nation of Immigrants!

by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

A nation of immigrants: This is a convenient myth developed as a response to the 1960s movements against colonialism, neocolonialism, and white supremacy.  The ruling class and its brain trust offered multiculturalism, diversity, and affirmative action in response to demands for decolonization, justice, reparations, social equality, an end of imperialism, and the rewriting of history -- not to be "inclusive" -- but to be accurate.  What emerged to replace the liberal melting pot idea and the nationalist triumphal interpretation of the "greatest country on earth and in history," was the "nation of immigrants" story. More>>

 

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