“The [labor] shortage is so acute … other companies have gone so far as to offer higher wages to entice locals.”—Martha Searchfield, Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce You may remember that several years ago, Disney became notorious for hiring imported H-1B visa workers to replace their higher-paid American counterparts, and threatening to withhold severance packages […]
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“According to neo-classical economic theories, income inequality is not a problem — ‘because the rich can invest in new business that generates more jobs and so on’ — and thereby everybody gains. … Problem is — This is not what has happened. To a very large extent the 5% very rich have instead invested […]
There is a saying, “Shit rolls downhill,” and when considering the “refugee re-settlement” business—and it is in no small part a business—this saying is very apropos. Starting with the United Nations at the top, the nine major contractors in the US then “farm out” these refugees (most of whom are anything but) to approximately 350 […]
Never Again Is Now, protestors affiliated with Jewish Activists in Maine (JAM) are adamant that you understand. The Jewish Executive Director of the Capital Area New Mainers Project (CANMP) Chris Myers Asch agrees: Like many Jews in central Maine, I felt connected to the Jews at the Tree of Life not only through our shared […]
“As usual, Jews see refugee issues in terms of their own history and perceived interests, not what’s good for the country or its traditional White majority, and ignoring the fraud and economic motives. ‘The Jewish people know what it means to be turned away and to be denied protection.’”—Kevin MacDonald We continue now with the […]
At a recent symposium held at the University of Southern Maine (USM), “Economic Necessity: Workforce Development and Immigrant Integration,” the “necessity” of “internationalizing” Portland was echoed by a variety of figures from Portland Mayor Ethan Strimling to David Brenerman to David Zahn of Southern Maine Community College who: connected the college with various committees in […]
“The Jews were the first people to undergo globalization. They had a network of global connections way before other nations, and a strong and supportive community. The Jewish communal organization is considered a role model for all other ethnic groups. It helped the Jews everywhere and especially in the US, which was always more open […]