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Immigration backlash backlash

By R. Neal
May 2, 2006 - Wow! A couple of interesting days here at Facing South and around the nation. I won't try to recap all the news pouring in from around the country about the "Day Without Immigrants" yesterday.

May Day: The Great Boycott Debate

May 1, 2006 - Usually, May Day -- celebrated world-wide as International Workers Day -- is ignored by most Americans. But this year promises to be different, thanks entirely to the growing movement for immigrant rights.

CAFTA Drama Shakes the South

July 28, 2005 - Since CAFTA passed the House by just one vote this morning -- 217-215 -- you can point to any one of the "ayes" as the "deciding vote." But as we predicted yesterday, the most gripping drama was in the South, where enough Southern Reps were big enough question marks that they could effectively extort dozens of

The War on Government

April 27, 2005 - Rolling Stone magazine (home of Southern Exposure's former editor and ace investigative reporter, Eric Bates) has a story up about the admi