Monday, November 25, 2013
America Still Has a Tribal Hatred For Immigrants
Stories that reflect the acceptance of immigrants becoming citizens are all well and good, but the inherent tribalism of American society, as it relates to the idea that anyone of color might be accepted or treated as an equal, continues to be a negative.
Economically, it makes sense to allow people to become taxpayers and live their lives in the open. But we will never get to that point without acknowledging the racism and tribalism that creates a huge wedge in American politics. People hate without thinking of their pocketbooks no matter what, and our political class has made a bet that they can profit from this hate.