Pseudo-Environmental Group Releases TV Ads on Jobs

Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS) has launched television advertisements to be aired in Los Angeles County and around the country, this summer. The brief ad shows images of racially diverse “jobless Californians,” and describes Senator Barbara Boxer as “ready to … Continued

Anti-immigrant Group Attempts to Blame Immigrants for Veteran Unemployment

Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS) recently featured a cross-posted article which describes its latest television campaign: blaming immigrants for the lack of jobs available to returning military veterans, especially young African American men. This article is hugely misleading for two … Continued


Cross-Post: Chipotle, Undocumented Workers, And The Trouble With ‘Enforcement-Only’ Immigration

Originally published on Huffington Post, May 11, 2011 - by Dave Jamieson WASHINGTON - Miguel Bravo’s year-and-a-half-long stint working at a Chipotle in Washington, D.C., came to an abrupt end on March 9. That day, he says, he and his … Continued


Dems Dither, Whiteness Realigns, Rich Win

The Democratic Party lost last week’s election in August of 2009, ignoring for the following fifteen months the ascendancy of the white “middle class” tea party that wielded its “non-partisan” clout to catapult conservatives to power in Congress and statehouses … Continued


Pseudo-environmental Group Revises American History

Anti-immigrant group Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS) released its Fall newsletter this October, and predictably the focus was almost entirely on immigrants. Despite unrelenting criticism from civil rights groups, CAPS has stubbornly refused to shift, or even diversify its focus. … Continued


Labor Day in the Great Recession

Despite the big dreams and even loftier promises of President Obama and his Secretary of Labor, Hilda Solis, little has been done to address unemployment, job safety, and job training- topics of utmost concern to American workers. A steady decline … Continued


Tanton Network Uses E-verify to Terrorize Immigrant Communities

The John Tanton Network is more interested in terrorizing immigrant communities than helping employers. Nothing else can explain its recent response to a comprehensive report on the failure of E-verify. Rather than accept the program’s failures and promote more effective … Continued


Imprisoned Freedom

The days pass and pass; it has been more than a year of promises and hopes of freedom for the immigrants in this nation. At this point they have not seen any of the promises fulfilled and hopes are vanishing. … Continued

On the Continuing Significance of Race: People’s Exhibit #373

by Andrew Grant-Thomas About six months ago I came across a study that found that people who are incarcerated, unemployed or poor are more likely to be seen as “black,” and to self-identify as “black,” regardless of past racial classification. … Continued


Hey, Dan and Roy, We’ve got “American” Jobs for the Taking!

Hey, Dan Stein and Roy Beck, America knows how concerned you are about American jobs being gifted to immigrants, especially during these days of high unemployment and economic collapse! Your outstanding record of support for American workers and organized labor … Continued