You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login

Reply #151: Mexico has a great safety valve [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » General Discussion Donate to DU
nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-19-11 04:23 PM
Response to Reply #146
151. Mexico has a great safety valve
called the US... The Turner Theory works here.

And I lived in Mexico, which has transformed itself into a middle class society, with middle class values. In fact, the next wave of immigrants might not be field hands, but nurses.

And yes Mexico could go, except that it has the US as a safety valve and... an internal war on drugs that has taken all kinds of thunder from the revolution types. Kid of it takes it off when there are people beheaded every so often.

As to the Brotherhood... people like Ben Ladin's deputy were expelled and the young in the organization are not as radical as their elders. In fact, they are more into social services than shariah law. The latter would be nice, but they made their peace with being a secular state (as secular as they get in the Arab World)
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top

Home » Discuss » General Discussion Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators

Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC