The Fund gave the Federation for American Immigration Reform
(FAIR) a total of $1.3 million between 1985 and 1994.
Among the grants was $150,000 for 'studies in connection with immigration policies'.
Funding was dropped after negative publicity during the campaign for California's Proposition 187
linked the Pioneer Fund to ads purchased by FAIR.
Other immigration reduction
groups that have received donations from the Pioneer Fund include ProjectUSA
, Californians for Population Stabilization,
and American Immigration Control Foundation
A minor grantee is the paleoconservative
and white nationalist
journalist Jared Taylor
, the editor of American Renaissance
and a member the advisory board of the white nationalist publication the Occidental Quarterly
Many of the key academic white nationalists in both Right Now!
and American Renaissance
have been funded by the Pioneer Fund, which was also directly involved in funding the parent organization of American Renaissance
, the New Century Foundation.
In addition to the funding and the connections to persons and organizations mentioned above, there are reported links between various past contributors to the science journal Mankind Quarterly
, which receives funding from Pioneer, and Nazism. Italian biologist and Mankind Quarterly
associate editor Corrado Gini
authored an article titled "The Scientific Basis of Fascism" and was once a scientific advisor to Italian leader Benito Mussolini
. The editorial board member Otmar Freiherr von Verschuer
was Josef Mengele
's mentor before and during the Holocaust
and is suspected of being his collaborator.
The already mentioned Roger Pearson was a former editor.
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