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Malik Miah

In the following viewpoint, Malik Miah contends that the claim of widespread reverse discrimination against white males is not valid. According to Miah, white men make up less than half of the workforce, but they still hold most of the management and skilled labor positions. Although many white males who have trouble finding work blame affirmative action, a weakening economy is the real reason for job loss among white men, he concludes. Miah is the managing editor of Independent Politics, a bimonthly socialist news magazine.

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1. What is the main criterion for jobs and promotions in corporate America, according to Miah"
2. In the author’s opinion, how does capitalism hold on to the loyalty of white workers"

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