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…
ITT Sound Off: Crimes of Apartheid
Maria is joined by guest co-host and ITT All-star Jamilah King to discuss the continued violence and attacks against Palestinians by Israeli settlers and forces in Gaza. We hear from Gaza-based journalist Hana Salah about what she is seeing on the ground. They also talk about the recent implosion of the Republican Party, including the removal of House Rep. Liz Cheney, an aggressive confrontation by Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene against Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. They also discuss immigration and the doubling number of migrant children in government custody.
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ITT Staff Picks:
- Political analyst Omar Baddar explains the attacks currently taking place against Palestinians in Jerusalem, Gaza and the surrounding region for the IMEU.
- Mother Jones' David Corn writes that Liz Cheney “and so many other Republicans not so long ago did much to blaze the path for the dangerous political villainy she now decries.”
- Latino Rebels published a story by the Associated Press about the mothers who marched in Mexico’s capital to demand authorities find their missing children.
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