Today (hotelworkersrising.org/kickoff.asp) they met with L.A. mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, a Democrat and a former member of the racial separatist organization MEChA.
A while back, another Democrat, Gil Cedillo, (also a former member of the racial separatist organization MEChA) said the following:
"Latinos have displaced other work communities - clothing, hotel, and restaurant industries that used to be done by blacks and anglos."
Being a "progressive" is a delicate balance between supporting good jobs for Americans and helping flood the U.S. with cheap foreign labor designed to drive down American wages. And, a similar delicate balance between not being racist and supporting racists.
Thu, 02/16/2006 - 20:40 · Importance: 4