Along with Latinos, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are the fastest-growing ethnic group in organized labor, according to the Center for Economic and Policy Research:
Over the period 2003- 2009, about 12.5 percent of Asian American and Pacific Islander workers were in a union or represented by a union at their workplace, just under the 13.6 percent unionization rate for all workers.
I'm a big fan of Matthew Yglesias' blogging, but he does tend to err a little when he talks about Christianity. For example, here he is commenting on Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley's statement that non-Christians are not his "brother" or "sister":
I don't have a ton to say about Freddie DeBoer's essay on the absence of a true left wing in American political discourse and, more specifically, the liberal blogosphere. If I were to diagnose the problem, I'd point to the general absence of a true left wing in American politics -- even at its height, the American socialist movement had no more than a few million supporters -- and the corrosive effects of racial division on class solidarity.