We are all immigrants

February 2024 Forums General discussion We are all immigrants

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  • #131860
    Anonymous
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    Vin wrote:
    Ike Petycrew doesn't want anything to do with people from other cultures or races but he is not a racist, nor is he an ignorant bigot. It is clear from his posts that he believes himself to be superior to them.  There is no place for such views in a movement based on class that seeks the emancipation of that class without distinction of race or sex.

    The German Nazis called themselves National Socialists. He can wear the same shoes. Only racists peoples support the concept of races

    #131861
    alanjjohnstone
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    It's been half a century since the US supreme court decriminalized interracial marriage.Since then, the share of interracial and interethnic marriages in America has increased fivefold, from 3% of all weddings in 1967 to 17% in 2015. It’s more common in metropolitan areas than rural places (18% compared to 11%) US metropolitan areas vary significantly from Honolulu, Hawaii, where 42% of weddings are interracial to Jackson, Mississippi where the figure is just 3%.The most common type of intermarriage is between a partner who is white and one who is Hispanic of any race – those relationships accounted for 38% of all intermarriages in 2010. White-Asian couples accounted for another 14% of intermarriages, and white-black couples made up 8%. the most common type of intermarriage is between a partner who is white and one who is Hispanic of any race – those relationships accounted for 38% of all intermarriages in 2010. White-Asian couples accounted for another 14% of intermarriages, and white-black couples made up 8%.  72% of black respondents said it would be fine with them if a family member chose to marry someone of another racial or ethnic group, 61% of whites and 63% of Hispanics said the samePeople with a higher educational attainment are more likely to intermarry. This affects geographic patterns too – areas with higher educational attainment are more likely to have more interracial couples living there.https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/feb/21/whats-behind-the-rise-of-interracial-marriage-in-the-us

    #131862
    Anonymous
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    The natives of the Americas they are also immigrants because they emigrated  from Asia

    #131863
    Anonymous
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    It is ironic that there are many supporters of Donald Trump's nationalism who are living in Mexico because their pension is not enough to afford the high cost of living in the USA. There are  thousands US citizens who are undocumented in Mexico, they just cross the border and they stay there

    #131864
    alanjjohnstone
    Keymaster

    Marcos, these are indeed the economic refugees that America does not wish to acknowledge.

    #131865
    alanjjohnstone
    Keymaster

    A lengthy article that attacks the basis of Ike Pettigrew's claims of scientific validity for his racism.https://www.theguardian.com/news/2018/mar/02/the-unwelcome-revival-of-race-science

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    Race science is bad science. Or rather, it is not science at all.
    #131866
    Rusty Pigfumbler
    Participant

    Well, my contribution to this discussion is going to seem both hackneyed and cliched and I beg everyone's pardon but here goes. I think that scots and sassenachs, jews and jamaicans, indians and irish, africans and albanians, poles and pakistanis (and not forgetting the chinese) should all unite together! – and get the welsh.

    #131867
    PJShannon
    Keymaster

    It is not only hackneyed and cliched but trivialisation of a serious subject. You do yourself and us a disservice by this feeble puerile attempt at humour. 

    #131868
    alanjjohnstone
    Keymaster
    Quote:
    “What the genetics shows is that mixture and displacement have happened again and again and that our pictures of past ‘racial structures’ are almost always wrong,” says David Reich, a Harvard University paleogeneticist whose new book on the subject is called Who We Are and How We Got Here. There are no fixed traits associated with specific geographic locations, Reich says, because as often as isolation has created differences among populations, migration and mixing have blurred or erased them.

    https://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2018/04/race-genetics-science-africa/

    #131869
    alanjjohnstone
    Keymaster

    Another interesting article on race and immigration myths from history attacking Ike's favourite source – the supposed anglo-saxon roots of England.https://www.alternet.org/ancient-skeletons-annihilate-right-wing-talking-point

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