June 19, 2018

#116: Undermining Our Own Democracy

  The government keeps defending its policy of separating migrant families at the border and the Supreme Court makes a decision that will impact voting rights for the next election. Maria and Julio discuss the latest headlines with In The Thick All Stars, Jamilah King, race and justice reporter with Mother Jones, and Jamil Smith, senior writer with Rolling Stone.   Want to read more?

  • Jamil Smith's Rolling Stone article about the SCOTUS voting rights decision
  • Jamilah King's Mother Jones article about Lucy McBath, the historic Georgia candidate running in 2018 who you may not have heard about
  • Laura Bush's LA Times Op-Ed on the zero-tolerance policy that Maria mentions

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