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expendables are the blacks, in spite of the fact that twice as
many whites are below the poverty line. So that's too bad for
them, because they're associated with blacks. And even they
themselves may prefer poverty to seeking remedies that would
associate them with blacks.
Yes, isn't it true that prejudice can be more intense among
Yes. That's right.
Better off whites, who will still be often biased.
That's one of the fascinating things to me with anti-Marxian--
simplistic Marxism, in which they believe class will be
the determining factors in how one functions in a society. But
Marx certainly did not take into account the psychological value
of race over low economic status. The American labor movement
certainly shows that clearly.
Years ago, when Patrick Moynihan suggested the approach
“benign neglect”, do you think he had something like this in
mind, this kind of rollback that's going back now?
Pat was ahead of his time, wasn't he? Now he's-- I saw
him at the club right after his victory, and I was having lunch
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