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: Political Crises
Maria and Julio give an update on America’s political crisis and discuss Republican efforts to stall the transition. They also talk about the political crisis in Peru and hear from special guest Ana Lucía Mosquera Rosado about what organizing in Peru looks like. Plus, they look at the latest with the COVID-19 pandemic.
ITT Staff Picks:
- “Trump’s Attempts to Overturn the Election Are Unparalleled in U.S. History,” writes David E. Sanger for The New York Times.
- In the latest podcast for Latino Rebels, Julio sits down with Peruvian journalists Diego Jesús Bartesaghi Mena and Fiorella Gil Mena to unpack the Peruvian political crisis.
- The COVID Tracking Project at The Atlantic shares five takeaways from this week's data.
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