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Union protest opinion racist to Italian-American

Whether or not you understand the economic forces that cause the carpenters to follow non-union work to its destination, you surely ought to know better than to employ ethic stereotypes to denigrate their actions.

I have no idea who "Big Guido" is, I assume he is like Big Foot, and that his ethnic difference is terrifying to the Bemidji Pioneer staff. If you have a problem with unions' use of free speech, I would nonetheless hope that you could use your First Amendment freedom wisely and avoid drawing up hurtful and ridiculous slurs against Italians and Italian-Americans.

Meg Luger-Nickolai

St. Paul