Anti-Immigrant Bigotry and the Gulf Disaster

Rebecca Poswolsky of Imagine 2050 pulls no punches in calling out the racist rhetoric of anti-immigrant groups connecting BP’s Gulf oil disaster to immigration and population issues.

 

 

Naming specific groups such as the Center for Immigration Studies and Progressives for Immigration Reform, which despite their names both belong to white nationalist John Tanton’s network of anti-immigration organizations, Rebecca says, “Individuals, groups and platforms that attack people of color and immigrants in the aftermath of natural and biological disasters continue to lurk in the shadow of authentic environmental activity.

Read Rebecca’s article.

 

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