Tag Archives: New York Times

Raise the Minimum Wage to $12 an Hour

From Making Low Wages Livable – A Symposium  in The New York Times Tens of millions of low-wage workers in the United States are trapped in lives of poverty. Many suggestions have been put forth to improve their difficult situation, ranging from … Continue reading

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Statistics Indicate an Ivy League Asian Quota

Statistics Indicate an Ivy League Asian Quota by Ron Unz The New York Times, Wednesday, December 19, 2012 Just as their predecessors of the 1920s always denied the existence of “Jewish quotas,” top officials at Harvard, Yale, Princeton and the … Continue reading

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The Problem with Bilingual Education

“The Problem with Bilingual Education,” by Ron Unz New York Times (Letters), Sunday, October 27, 2002 In his defense of bilingual education programs (“The Voters’ Prerogatives and Bilingual Education,” Lessons column, Oct. 23), Richard Rothstein implies that previous generations of … Continue reading

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Bilingual Education Lives On

Bilingual Education Lives On by Ron Unz New York Times, Friday, March 2, 2001 PALO ALTO, Calif.—In 1974, the New York City Board of Education signed a federal consent decree with Aspira, a Hispanic education and advocacy group, requiring that students who … Continue reading

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Support English Immersion Instead

Support English Immersion Instead by Ron Unz New York Times (Letters), December 25, 2000 I agree with the general sentiments of “Repairing Bilingual Education” (editorial, Dec. 22), but you are wrong to recommend reforming the system in New York City rather than … Continue reading

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Democrats’ Double Standard on Campaign Reform

Democrats’ Double Standard on Campaign Reform by Ron Unz New York Times, Friday, March 10, 2000 PALO ALTO, Calif. — Tuesday’s crushing defeat of a sweeping campaign finance measure in California thwarted reform in a state much in need of it. … Continue reading

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On Being Colored in South Africa

On Being Colored in South Africa by Ron K. Unz The New York Times (Letters), February 2, 1986 In Tom Wicker’s Jan. 13 column, the Rev. Allan Boesak was characterized as a white South African champion of black rights, recently … Continue reading

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