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Leid Stories – 07.06.15

Trump’s Racist Comments Have Deep Roots

What is instructive about Donald Trump’s racist comments about Mexican immigrants is its epistemology.

Leid Stories examines Trump’s immigrant background, making the connection between his crudely touted credentials as an American oligarch and the concessions his German grandfather, Friedrich Drumpf, clearly made to succeed in a white-supremacist culture.

Trump’s benefits of the accumulation and transference of wealth over just three generations compares starkly with that of another Republican presidential candidate, Ben Carson, as Leid Stories explains.

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