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Dangerous environmentalisms exposed in the era of Trump

Imagine2050 Staff • Oct 19, 2017

As bigotry has taken center stage in American politics, anti-immigrant groups are responding by promoting their agendas more openly and aggressively. A new article authored by Center for New Community staff explores the impact that nativism at the highest levels of government has had on the anti-immigrant movement’s promotion of a dangerous and insincere environmentalism.

While the white nationalist founder of the modern day anti-immigrant movement troublingly embraced a racist environmentalism, for many nativists today the environment is simply a talking point intended to conceal their bigotry.

The piece, “Dangerous Environmentalisms Exposed in the Era of Trump,” was released by DifferenTakes, a publication of the Population and Development Program at Hampshire College. Read it here:

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