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: Reimagining Our Country
Maria and Julio dive into the latest in White House political chaos, including Attorney General William Barr's statement that there was no evidence of widespread voter fraud in the election. They also talk about President-elect Biden's transition and the coronavirus surge, especially how COVID-19 is unfolding in Mexico.
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- Included in today's show is a clip from Angela Davis' first national televised appearance following her acquittal after the San Rafael courtroom shootout. This was an exclusive interview with journalist Tony Brown on WNET's "Black Journal." Watch the full interview here.
- "However, moderate Democrats have yet to prove that progressive policies alienated more voters than they mobilized," Ibram X. Kendi writes in his latest piece for The Atlantic.
- Manu Ureste and Alberto Pradilla report about COVID-19 cases, and testing, in Mexican detention centers in this piece for Animal Político.
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