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: Dueling Town Halls
Maria and Julio discuss Biden and Trump’s competing town halls and the start of early voting. They hear from Anoa Changa, an electoral justice reporter for Prism who is leading the As The South Votes video series for Scalawag Magazine. Maria and Julio also talk about this week’s SCOTUS confirmation hearings.
ITT Staff Picks:
- Nicole Guidotti-Hernández, a voter in Georgia, documents experiencing voter suppression for the first time in this piece for Ms. Magazine.
- “Being a privileged white woman with Black kids hasn’t made Barrett immune to racism—it’s made her completely blind to it,” writes Nathalie Baptiste for Mother Jones.
- Our friends at The 19th examine how Trump and Biden’s competing town halls addressed women’s issues.
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