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CAPS Board Member Responds Angrily to Request for Comment

Posted in Anti-Immigrant by Heidi Beirich on August 1, 2008

I thought our readers might be interested in the email I received from CAPS board member Stuart Hurlbert after I wrote to him, CAPS President Diana Hull, and CAPS board member Ben Zuckerman, seeking comment for my blog post “Lou Dobbs Citing Extremists, Again.” I asked them about the Pioneer Fund grant they received and […]

Extremist Steve Sailer is Source for CNN’s ‘Black in America’ Series

Posted in Media Extremism by David Holthouse on July 25, 2008

As part of its ongoing “Black in America” project, CNN posted a story to its website earlier this week titled “Could an Obama presidency hurt black Americans?” Credited to CNN correspondent John Blake, the piece quotes the wit and wisdom of Steve Sailer, identified only as “a columnist for The American Conservative magazine.” Specifically, the […]

Space Pioneer Funds Racist Foundation

Posted in Podcasts by Mark Potok on July 2, 2008

Listen this week as Heidi Beirich and I discuss an article she wrote on the last man still donating money to the racist Pioneer Fund, which pays for controversial studies on race and intelligence, among other things. What you hear may genuinely surprise you.

Missing the Boat: NPR & the Pioneer Fund

Posted in Media Extremism,White Supremacist by Heidi Beirich on October 30, 2007

On Oct. 23, Farai Chideya interviewed for NPR’s “News & Notes” program J. Philippe Rushton, a professor at the University of Western Ontario who heads the Pioneer Fund, which Chideya incorrectly referred to as the Pioneer Group (that error is still in NPR’s website promo today). The topic, “Race and Intelligence: Is There a Link?” […]