Republican governors are blaming immigrants for the surge in COVID-19 cases in their states rather than their lack of mandates. This comes as August 7th marks two years since ICE officials arrested nearly 700 workers in food processing plants across six Mississippi cities. Journalist and Founder of Futuro Media, Maria Hinojosa, joins American Voices with…
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Maria and Julio dive deep into the latest news with reproductive rights, including the Texas law that came into effect earlier this month, prohibiting abortions as early as six weeks into a pregnancy, and a recent decision from Mexico’s Supreme Court to decriminalize abortion. They also reflect on the damage from Hurricane Ida in Louisiana and along the Northeast coast.
ITT Staff Picks:
- Elie Mystal writes for The Nation about all the things Democrats can do to fight Texas’s abortion ban, and protect reproductive rights.
- Juanita Ramos Ardila reports for Latino Rebels about the decision by Mexico’s Supreme Court to decriminalize abortion.
- “By shutting down operations in a controlled manner well ahead of the hurricane making landfall and installing equipment that prevents excess flaring, refineries can prevent enormous pollution events during hurricanes,” write Naveena Sadasivam and Jake Bittle for Mother Jones.
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