A flood. A wave. A surge. What’s happening at the U.S.-Mexico border is none of those things, but you wouldn’t know it from watching or reading some of the coverage in U.S. media. In recent weeks, the phrases “surge of migrants,” “migrant surge,” “the surge,” “surge at border” and other variations have all appeared in…
Maria and Julio are joined by power couple, husband and wife: ITT All-Star, Wajahat Ali, contributing Op-Ed writer with The New York Times and CNN commentator, and Dr. Sarah Kureshi, physician at Georgetown Family Medicine. They talk about the medical and economic impacts of COVID-19, how their family is approaching social distancing, and what we can do to play our part in containing this outbreak.
ITT Staff Picks:
- Julio's latest for The Washington Post about President Trump’s mishandling of the crisis and his inclination to blame immigrants.
- How the Coronavirus Became an American Catastrophe, via The Atlantic.
- As communities go into lockdown during the pandemic, the people most at risk for getting sick - because they must leave home to do their jobs - are largely people of color via The Washington Post.
Also, check out our engineer Leah Shaw's latest single that closes out this episode here.
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