California's 'woke' revolution is driving out blacks and Hispanics

Source: New York Post - View Original Article
Published: Jul 31, 2020
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Bias Rating:

78% Conservative


Bias Score Calculation:

This article includes the following sentiments, providing an average bias score of 78% Conservative:

  • 1 positive sentiment for Illegal Immigration
  • 1 negative sentiment for Affirmative Action


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96% "A woke consciousness or deeper ethnic identification won't lead to successful careers."
87% "Many restaurants -- roughly 60 percent are minority-owned -- may never recover, notes the California Restaurant Association."
84% "These residents may appreciate California's celebration of diversity, but they find the state increasingly inhospitable to their needs and their families'."
79% "The state's leaders should prioritize improving middle-class jobs and opportunities, replacing indoctrination with skills acquisition and encouraging local businesses."
77% "In response to the brutal killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced plans to defund the police -- despite the city's steep rise in homicides."
63% "Yet educators often seem more interested in political indoctrination than in improving scholastic results."
58% "Following Floyd's death, even green groups like the Sierra Club issued bold anti-racist proclamations."
53% "Since 1990, Los Angeles's black share of the population has dropped in half."
-52% "Likewise for many mom-and-pop stores."
-56% "California's failure to improve conditions for Latinos and blacks was evident even before the lockdowns and recent unrest."
-64% "Rather than find ways to increase opportunity for blue-collar workers, the state imposed strict business regulations that drove an exodus of the industries -- notably, manufacturing and middle-management service jobs -- that historically provided gateways to the middle class for minorities."
-70% "Half of California high-school students can barely read, but the educational establishment has implemented ethnic-studies courses designed to promote a progressive, even anti-capitalist, and race-centered agenda."
-74% "But California now ranks 49th nationally in the performance of poor, largely minority, students."
-86% "California now ranks 49th nationally in the academic performance of poor, largely minority, students."
-93% "In the past, poor Californians could look to the education system to help them advance."

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

96% : Others see California as deserving of nationhood; it reflects, as a New York Times columnist put it, "the shared values of our increasingly tolerant and pluralistic society."
96% : A woke consciousness or deeper ethnic identification won't lead to successful careers.
91% : Considering the nature of California politics, this can happen only if minority Californians demand something different.
87% : Many restaurants -- roughly 60 percent are minority-owned -- may never recover, notes the California Restaurant Association.
84% : The Golden State's leaders believe that they lead a progressive paradise.
84% : These residents may appreciate California's celebration of diversity, but they find the state increasingly inhospitable to their needs and their families'.
79% : The state's leaders should prioritize improving middle-class jobs and opportunities, replacing indoctrination with skills acquisition and encouraging local businesses.
77% : In response to the brutal killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced plans to defund the police -- despite the city's steep rise in homicides.
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71% : Based on US Census Bureau cost-of-living estimates, 28 percent of California's blacks live in poverty, compared with 22 percent nationally.
71% : One-third of Latinos, the state's largest ethnic group, live in poverty, compared with 21 percent nationally.
71% : Meantime, California's strict COVID-19 lockdown policies have imperiled small firms.
63% : Yet educators often seem more interested in political indoctrination than in improving scholastic results.
62% : No state wears its multicultural veneer more ostentatiously than California.
61% : San Francisco Mayor London Breed wants to do the same in her increasingly crime-ridden, disordered city.
58% : Following Floyd's death, even green groups like the Sierra Club issued bold anti-racist proclamations.
55% : The state has also become a sanctuary for illegal immigrants -- complete with driver's licenses for some 1 million and free health care.
53% : Since 1990, Los Angeles's black share of the population has dropped in half.
48% : Likewise for many mom-and-pop stores.
44% : Unless the education system changes, California's African American and Hispanic students face an uncertain future.
44% : California's failure to improve conditions for Latinos and blacks was evident even before the lockdowns and recent unrest.
43% : A recent poll found that 58 percent of African Americans express interest in leaving the state; 45 percent of Asians and Latinos are also considering moving out.
43% : That could happen if enough of these residents realize that the state's ruling progressive class is interested in their votes -- but apparently not in improving their lives.
36% : Rather than find ways to increase opportunity for blue-collar workers, the state imposed strict business regulations that drove an exodus of the industries -- notably, manufacturing and middle-management service jobs -- that historically provided gateways to the middle class for minorities.
34% : More than 30 years ago, the Population Reference Bureau predicted that California was creating a two-tier economy, with a more affluent white and Asian population and a largely poor Latino and African American class.
34% : One can't operate a high-tech lathe, manage logistics or engineer space programs with ideology.
33% : Many businesses, including small firms, must convert from cheap natural gas to expensive, green-generated electricity, a policy adamantly opposed by the state's African American, Latino and Asian Pacific chambers of commerce.
30% : Half of California high-school students can barely read, but the educational establishment has implemented ethnic-studies courses designed to promote a progressive, even anti-capitalist, and race-centered agenda.
26% : But California now ranks 49th nationally in the performance of poor, largely minority, students.
19% : What the state's minorities need is not less policing, or systematic looting of upscale neighborhoods, or steps to reimpose affirmative action, or kneeling politicians -- they need policies that empower working-class citizens of all races to ascend into the middle class.
14% : California now ranks 49th nationally in the academic performance of poor, largely minority, students.
13% : Blacks constitute barely 5 percent of San Francisco's population, down from 13 percent four decades ago.
7% : Despite these progressive intentions, Hispanics and African Americans -- 45 percent of the total population -- fare worse in the state than almost anywhere nationwide.
7% : In the past, poor Californians could look to the education system to help them advance.
4% : But they still push policies that only lead to higher energy and housing costs, which hurt the aspirational poor.
2% : San Francisco, the woke epicenter, has the worst scores for black students of any county statewide.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization

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