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On episode 109 of Unpacking the News journalist Anna Bianca Roach sits down with University of Toronto research and policy analyst Abtin Parnia to explore how the extreme Right’s anti-immigration ideology and population control rhetoric co-opts Green politics and the struggle for a sustainable and ecological future.

Some of the articles cited on this episode include:

Betsy Hartmann, “Population Control I: Birth of an Ideology,” and “PopulationControl II:The Population Establishment Today,” International Journal of Health Services,1997, 27(3): 523-557

Courtney Parker. “An act of genocide: canada’s coerced sterilization of first nations women”. Intercontinental cry (November 15, 2019)

Sarah Manavis. “Eco-fascism: The ideology marrying environmentalism and white supremacy thriving online”. New Stateman (September 21, 2018)

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This conversation was recorded on December 2nd, 2019.

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