Ed Barry

Ecopolitics

Seven White Men Discuss U.S. Population Stabilization and the Environment

Yesterday, Progressives for Immigration Reform (PFIR) held “The First National Conference on Immigration, Conservation and the Environment” at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. from 8:30AM until 4:30PM.  The panel included seven white male panelists.   Not one woman and not one person of color spoke on the panel.  Shocking?  In a less then packed room, about fifty congregated to hear these, “experts” on immigration, conservation and the environment.

Why did the private, invitation-only conference host seven white male panelists and not a single voice from those most impacted by conversations around population control?

PFIR’s all day conference focused on topics that included “U.S. population stabilization;” “the population taboo;” “the impact of immigration… Read more