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Old 06-16-2015, 10:43 PM   #1
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Whites Surprisingly Chill About Becoming Minority

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The U.S. is in the midst of a demographic transition unlike any in history. No nation with a white European ethnic majority has evolved to become a nonwhite-majority nation, a shift the U.S. is on track to achieve by mid-century. Certainly no nation has done so after half a millennium in which white Europeans and their American kin colonized much of the (nonwhite) world, and dominated global economics and warfare.

This is the context in which current U.S. debates over immigration take place. Given the enormity of the change, opposition to immigration among white Americans is shocking only for its lack of breadth and urgency.

We have been here before -- almost. "The projected shift to a 'majority minority' nation with respect to the white race as it's classified now in the U.S. has a parallel with an earlier shift," noted William Frey, a demographer at the Brookings Institution, via e-mail. The official response in that case was significantly more vehement.

In the early 20th century, Congress, backed by the "science" of eugenics, restricted immigration by the "races" of southern and eastern Europe, which were generally viewed as inferior stock. Madison Grant's 1916 book, "The Passing of the Great Race," argued for Nordic supremacy to maintain the nation's stature. A 1917 law created the Asiatic Barred Zone to further curtail already limited immigration from most of Asia and the Middle East. And in 1921 and 1924 new immigration restrictions were imposed to privilege admission to the U.S. of immigrants from Germany, Ireland and the U.K. and to reduce the flow of most others.

Current resistance to nonwhite immigration -- including opposition to the legalization of undocumented immigrants who are already here -- is weak by comparison. According to a December Pew Research Center/USA Today survey, 70 percent of Americans supported legal status for undocumented immigrants living in the U.S., with 43 percent also supporting a path to citizenship. Specifically among whites, 64 percent said undocumented immigrants should be allowed to stay in the U.S. legally if certain requirements are met.

White fears of being overrun aren't entirely dead, and evidence of white backlash isn't hard to come by. In a 2013 poll by Latino Decisions, 61 percent of white conservatives and 56 percent of whites 65 or older agreed that growing racial diversity would fuel discrimination against whites. Conservative efforts to clamp down on voting rights and even birthright citizenship have a distinctly racial cast. Likewise, the racism that has percolated throughout the presidency of Barack Obama -- himself a symbol of the nation's demographic future -- suggests that many Americans are resistant to change.

But given how momentous the transition is, it's remarkable that white backlash isn't broader and more intense. "It really is a puzzle," said Deborah Schildkraut, a political scientist at Tufts University and the author of "Americanism in the Twenty-First Century: Public Opinion in the Age of Immigration."

It's "very normal" for an ethnic group to fear the loss of dominance in a changing society, Schildkraut said. Yet white support for legalizing the roughly 11 million undocumented immigrants in the U.S. is "at or near majority support," she added. "I'm honestly not sure what to attribute it to."

Schildkraut cited a few theories, including increasing acceptance of the notion that American identity has been decoupled from racial ancestry. That could be one reason that the overt white nationalism of European right-wing parties has struggled to gain stronger purchase in the U.S. Instead, Republican immigration restrictionists appear likely to be eclipsed by those who view political support from Hispanics (and Asians) as the only viable route to the party's national success. On the Democratic side, restrictionists already have been routed. When Hillary Clinton recently announced her solidarity with undocumented immigrants, promising to surpass Obama in the aggressive use of executive action in their behalf, there was no rebuttal from Democrats and the mainstream Republican response was strikingly muted.

Given the nation's peculiarly brutal racial history, the relative quiet is a great achievement. As the U.S. moves rapidly toward a white minority (unless, like Italians before them, Hispanics generally come to identify as "white"), American culture and politics will change accordingly. Yet beneath the surface agitation, powerful sectors of U.S. society -- including much of the federal government, big business, education, the military -- are moving not to block the transition, but to ease it. Conflict, racist and otherwise, will continue to arise; it inevitably does. But for a nation that only half a century before produced bloodshed as whites sought to block a small black minority from accessing democratic power, it's so far, so good.
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White Americans to become minority by 2044 thanks to ageing population while Hispanics will make up a quarter of U.S. citizens

-Deaths to outnumber births in whites by 2025 leading to population drop
-In 30 years 49 per cent of U.S. will be white, dropping to 44 per cent in 2060
-Asian population will double in 30 years thanks in part to immigration

While whites will still be the single largest ethnic group in America by 2044, when all the minorities are added together, it will form a 'majority minority' population.

That trend will continue into 2060 when white people will make up around 44 per cent of Americans, according to research by Brookings Institution.
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Old 06-16-2015, 11:04 PM   #3
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Whites will probably still possess most of the wealth for quite a while.
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Old 06-16-2015, 11:23 PM   #5
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There are a few other races that are also decent with money, intelligence, and ambition.

Mainly Asian.

But they are short.
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Old 06-16-2015, 11:30 PM   #7
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There are a few other races that are also decent with money, intelligence, and ambition.

Mainly Asian.

But they are short.
I used to think the same thing about Indian people, until I went to India.

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There are a few other races that are also decent with money, intelligence, and ambition.

Mainly Asian.

But they are short.
and have tiny pesnises...they won't get far.
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I predict that we are going to breed the whites out or make them want to leave the coastal states and live in middle America. Those that refuse to live in middle America will move to Europe, which is already happening today. The immigrants left remaining in America will all kill each other and the whites will move back to America. The cycle will repeat itself. The end.
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Wouldnt whites be eliminated one day since color + white = color
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Whites will probably still possess most of the wealth for quite a while.
Asians already have the highest median income in the United States for over a decade, but now its estimated in the next 20 years Asians will over take whites in wealth in the United States.
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Old 06-17-2015, 05:26 AM   #13
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Whites will be chill about it until they actually become the minority.

Then they will riot because that's what minorities do.
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Whites will be chill about it until they actually become the minority.

Then they will riot because that's what minorities do.
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Wouldnt whites be eliminated one day since color + white = color
There are a lot of long term trend predictions wherein true caucasions become much more of a minority because of the point you outlined.
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as long as we keep them poor and uneducated there will be no problem keeping a white minority in power. just be ready for a war when **** hits the fan. and thanks to people like jj everyone will have a gun. will be a fun time in the year 2050.
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He immediately moved to the Northwest Territories of Canada when he read this thread to insulate himself from the ensuing shift in demographics.
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