Was Deindustrialization an Election Strategy

Manufacturing countries vote Republican. Was one fringe benefit of destroying American industry the expectation that there would be less manufacturing countries to vote Republican? And note the decline in manufacturing counties (at least 25% of jobs are in manufacturing) from 862 in 1992 to 323 in 2016. Table: “Counties Where Manufacturing is At Least 25% […]

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Public Housing: Where Revolutionaries Live

Here is a short twitter stream from a Danish Maoist. She mourns the lack of Danish Maoists and hopes to recruit Muslims in the public housing projects,. (Social housing for Brits.) She denounces the Danish bourgeoise for privatizing public housing as a way to defuse revolutionary potential. Public housing has long been a stronghold of […]

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Seattle High Tech: Who Gets the Jobs?

Table: “Fast Rise of Foreign-Born Tech Workers in Seattle: Where Foreign Born Tech Workers Come From”, in Seattle Times, January 18, 2018. p. A1. India: 23195 (40.8%). Canada: 3427 (13.5%). China: 7680 (13.5%). Russia: 3349 (5.9%). South Korea: 1998 (3.5%). Vietnam: 1683 (3%). Philippines: 1194 (2.3%). Mexico: 1081 (1.9%). England: 965 (1.7%). Germany: 865 (1.5%). […]

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NYT: Promoting Fake Genetics To Atomize a People

[summary] Hess, Amanda “Arts: Critic’s Notebook: A DNA Reveal: It’s Racial; Sharing Test Results Publicly On Videos Leads to Frank Discussions; Showing the World What You Are Made Of Genetically — And Then Some”, in New York Times, May 7, 2018. pp. C1. C4. Nervous White Supremacists get DNA testing (like 23andme.com) to prove they […]

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WSJ: Brazil Wants Less Diversity

“Demand for US Sperm Soars in Brazil: Single Women and Lesbian Couples Are Turning to White US Donors: Brazil’s Human Semen Imports from the United States, 2014-201”, in Wall Street Journal, March 23, 2018. p. A18. Sperm buyers in Brazil, which is more than 50% black or mixed-race, have an overwhelming preference for white, blue […]

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