Letters: Jul. 2, 2001

Welcome to Amexica

"Perhaps your cover headline should have referred to MexicUS. After all, the Mexicans are Americans, and were here first." WILLIAM V. LOFTON Chicago

Eliminating the U.S. border with Mexico would be good for Mexicans and good for American employers who profit from cheap labor [THE NEW FRONTIER, June 11]. But what about the rest of us? If the New World economy does not produce livable wages, stable communities and good schools, what kind of nation are we building? And what kind of wealth is this? We're getting a lot of traffic, pollution, drugs and poverty. It's a heavy...

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