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…
ITT Sound Off: A Nation on Fire
In this week's Sound Off, Maria and Julio take a moment to reflect on 9/11 and its impacts that are still felt 19 years later. They talk about journalist Bob Woodward's revelations that he had been holding on to since February, that President Trump knew about the severity of the coronavirus early on. They also discuss the latest polling with Latino voters and the tragic fires that have been spreading across West Coast states.
ITT Staff Picks:
- "What if the real story about the Trump era is less about Trump and more about the people who surround and protect him?" asks Jennifer Szalai in this New York Times book review of Bob Woodward's "Rage".
- Young Latinos Plan to Vote in Unprecedented Numbers, New Study by Telemundo and BuzzFeed Finds, via Latino Rebels.
- The Former Prisoners Fighting California’s Wildfires, via The Marshall Project.
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