Virginia Abernethy

Environmentalists Risk Reputations by Aligning with Bigots

By Jesse Sanes In a blog post on the website of Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS), environmentalist Dave Foreman got a great deal of praise for his recent book Man Swarm and his message of overpopulation reeking havoc on the … Continued


Anti-immigrant organization creates another “environmental” front group

The anti-immigrant movement has added yet another pseudo-environmental front group to its ranks. John Tanton-tied organization Progressives for Immigration Reform (PFIR) recently took credit for “successfully starting the Institute for a Sustainable America.” Progressives for Immigration Reform is part of … Continued


Cross-Post: Fantasy Voter Fraud

Originally published in the Phoenix New Times by Terry Greene Sterling Thursday, Dec 2 2010: Retired Justice Sandra Day O’Connor was dissed by Russell Pearce over Prop 200′s dismissal. In late October, days before the election, state Senator Russell Pearce … Continued


Faux Environmental Group Hosts Discussion on Immigration

Anti-immigrant group Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS) is hosting an event today, August 25 called, ‘Where have all the orange trees gone? A discussion on Population, Biodiversity and Immigration,’ that will feature special guest Michael Tobias. According to CAPS’ newsletter, … Continued


American Bigfoot: Immigration, Population Growth, and Racism

A California group persistently propagates the myth that immigrants are to blame for environmental problems. Leon Kolankiewicz, senior writing fellow with Californians for Population Stabilization, (CAPS) was featured in the CAPS spring newsletter with an article titled, American Bigfoot: Immigration, Population … Continued


Dan Stein’s Pants are on Fire

Dan Stein, President of FAIR, went on The Rachel Maddow Show last night and lied. Dan Stein told Maddow, “We’ve certainly never had anything to do with Virginia Abernethy. I don’t know where you got the idea that we worked … Continued


White Nationalists Defend “Immigrant Reform” Organization

A chapter of the Council of Conservative Citizens (CofCC), one of the most influential white nationalist organizations in the US, is seeking to defend the anti-immigrant Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) from open charges of injecting racism into the … Continued