When it rains, it pours! Just a few days ago we were ecstatic about being included in TIME’s “The Best Politics Podcasts to Help You Make Sense of the 2020 Election.” Today, Cosmopolitan thinks we’re the right amount of hot & brains to make their latest best political podcast list! “In the Thick is one of…
Free the Vote
Maria and Julio are joined by Desmond Meade, the executive director of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition and the author of the new upcoming book Let My People Vote. They unpack Florida’s recent court decision that restricts returning citizens’ eligibility to vote. They also discuss voter suppression nationwide and how this will impact the 2020 election.
ITT Staff Picks
- Fabiola Cineas sits down with Rosemary McCoy and Sheila Singleton, two Black women fighting against felony disenfranchisement, in an interview for Vox.
- “The Decision Upholding Florida’s Jim Crow–Style Poll Tax Is an Affront to Democracy,” write Perry Grossman and Mark Joseph Stern in an article for Slate.
- Patricia Mazzei and Michael Wines examine how Republicans restricted returning citizens’ voting rights in Florida in this piece for The New York Times.
Photo credit: Florida Rights Restoration Coalition
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