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The issues and attitudes that the immigration and racial conflicts have in common certainly make for odd timing.
In Oakland, leaders of this left-of-center, one-party town are dabbling with the capitalistic concept of “supply and demand.”
Knowing the complicated truths of our racial history would help to eliminate race-baiting. If people see it doesn’t work, they’ll stop.
Beware Ebola solons who act without doubt. Isn’t the more admirable person one who makes respect for fellow citizens the top priority?