Monthly Archives: October 1999

McCain-Feingold Loses; There Is an Alternative

McCain-Feingold Loses; There Is an Alternative by Ron Unz Wall Street Journal, Wednesday, October 20, 1999 Everyone agrees that the current campaign-finance system is dreadfully flawed, consisting as it does of a mishmash of contribution limits unadjusted for 25 years of … Continue reading

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“California and the End of White America”

As most of you are aware, the past few years have seen a wave of important and controversial issues connected with race, ethnicity, and social policy sweep over both the California and the national political landscape—immigration, affirmative action, bilingual education—as … Continue reading

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California and the End of White America

California and the End of White America by Ron Unz Commentary, November 1999, COVER STORY SUMMARY Californians of European ancestry—”whites”—became a minority near the end of the 1980s, and this unprecedented ethnic transformation is probably responsible for the rise of a … Continue reading

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Gay Marriages Today, Polygamy Tomorrow?

Gay Marriages Today, Polygamy Tomorrow? by Ron Unz San Francisco Chronicle, Friday, October 8, 1999 WITH THE DEFENSE of the Marriage Act on California’s March ballot, the subject of gay rights is likely to move to the forefront of the political … Continue reading

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Another Court Backs Prop. 227

Earlier this week, a state Appeals Court unanimously overturned a judge’s previous ruling that individual school districts could apply for “blanket waivers” to Prop. 227. Although individual parental waivers for bilingual programs are an integral part of Prop. 227, blanket … Continue reading

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