Historian, author

Oklahoma, San Francisco
Joined December 2008
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This time will be different.
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We need to remember that, a century ago, unhinged fear-mongering about "demographic changes" in the American population led not just to drastic immigration restrictions at home, but to disastrous horrors abroad.
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As Whitman noted, these immigration restrictions, along with southern segregation laws, ultimately served as the inspiration for the 1935 Nuremburg Laws that in turn served as legal justification for the Holocaust. jewishbookcouncil.org/book/h…
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The National Origins Act of 1924 not only shut the door on a centuries-old tradition of open immigration to America. As James Whitman has noted, it also served as a model for the racial citizenship laws that took root in Nazi Germany a decade later.
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#OTD, May 19, Malcolm X/Malik el-Shabazz (1925) and Ho Chi Minh (1890) were born. Though different in many ways, these two revolutionaries were both powerful leaders for their people. Gone more than 50 years, their words and examples continue to inspire.
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Thank you to Portland’s District Attorney Mike Schmidt for standing with me. Honored to have the support of such incredible fellow DAs from around the country. #VoteNOonH #RejectTheRecall #DontGetConned
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It’s no coincidence a global white supremacist movement has so many ties to Ukraine and what Western media is calling a “fringe movement.” Imagine what this war is doing to bolster their combat experience and access to weapons.
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The Buffalo shooter copied the Christchurch, NZ shooter, who was inspired and trained by the Ukrainian fascist movement. According to this Time article, the Christchurch shooter, who also promoted great replacement theories, had ties to Azov Battalion. time.com/5926750/azov-far-ri…
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