Knowledge really is power when it comes to winning the population stabilization debate. We have the facts on our side. We have the moral high ground. We just have to be able to communicate the facts. Here are some books and articles filled with facts that will help you become more informed. Peruse the list, enjoy the books and articles, and let us know if you have any written material we should add. We’re depending on you to help us spread the word about the need for population stabilization.
Move Upstream: A Call to Solve Overpopulation
Karen Shragg, CAPS Board of Director
The Dying Citizen
by Victor Davis Hanson, CAPS Advisory Board
Population Growth: The Neglected Dimension of America’s Persistent Energy/Environmental Problems (PDF)
By Leon Kolankiewicz
Forsaking Fundamentals: The Environmental Establishment Abandons U.S. Population Stabilization
By Leon Kolankiewicz and Roy Beck, 2000
Breaking New Ground: A Personal History
Lester R. Brown, 2013
Stephen Emmott, 2013
Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth?
Alan Weisman, 2013
Enough of Us: Why we should think twice before making children
Cheryl and Ellis Levinson, 2013
After the Grizzly
Peter S. Alagona, 2013
Life on the Brink: Environmentalists Confronting Overpopulation
Philip Cafaro & Eileen Crist, Eds., 2012
World on Edge
Lester R. Brown, 2011
Manswarm and the Killing of Wildlife
Dave Foreman, 2011
Mark O’Connor & William Lines, 2009
Immigration Reform and America’s Unchosen Future
Otis L. Graham, Jr., 2008
The Population Fix: Breaking America’s Addiction to Population Growth
By Edward C. Hartman, 2006
In Mortal Danger: The Battle for America’s Border and Security
By Tom Tancredo, 2006
Unguarded Gates: A History of America’s Immigration Crisis
By Otis L. Graham, Jr., 2006
Fighting Immigration Anarchy: American Patriots Battle to Save the Nation
By Daniel Sheehy, 2005
Mexifornia: A State of Becoming
By Victor Davis Hanson, 2004
Up Against Sprawl: Public Policy and the Making of Southern California
By Michael Dear, Jennifer Wolch, Manuel Pastor and Peter Dreier, 2004
California’s Population Growth 1990-2002: Virtually All From Immigration (PDF) A CAPS Demographic Data Report, June 2003
Back of the Hiring Line: A 200-Year History of Immigration Surges, Employer Bias, and Depression of Black Wealth
Roy Beck, NumbersUSA
The Case Against Immigration – The Moral, Economic, Social & Environmental Reasons for Reducing US Immigration Back to Traditional Levels
By Roy Beck, Published by W.W. Norton, 1996
This book argues that current immigration levels hurt individuals and communities.
Political Migrants, Hispanic Voters on the Move
Roy Beck Move
Outsmarting Smart Growth – Population Growth, Immigration, and the Problem of Sprawl
By Roy Beck, Leon Kolankiewicz and Steven A. Camarota, 2003
Living Within Limits: Ecology, Economics and Population Taboos
By Garrett Harden,Oxford University Press, 1993
The latest of Hardin’s hard-hitting books that eloquently makes the case for stopping population growth.
Elephants in the Volkswagen: Facing the Tough Questions
About Our Overcrowded Country
Edited by Lindsey Grant, Published by W H Freeman, 1992
In this book, Grant asked eminent environmentalists (the Ehrlichs, among others) sociologists, defense specialists, and economists to comment on what the optimum population of the US should be (rather that what population the country could support). Their responses address the issue at the core of many problems.
Mass Immigration and the National Interest
By Vernon M. Briggs Jr., Published by M.E. Sharpe, 1992
Covers how US immigration policy has stimulated the largest inflow of immigrants in the 1980s and 1990s than at any time in the history of the US. In this analysis, the author seeks to show how the policy was designed essentially by political consideration. Briggs argues that policy neglected immigration’s economic impact at a time when the country was entering a fundamental economic adjustment.
Fifty Million Californians?
By Leon Bouvier, Published by CIS, 1991
This book outlines the explosive population growth in the Golden State with all kinds of facts and figures.