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: The First 100 Days
Maria and Julio discuss President Biden’s first address to Congress, marking the first 100 days of his presidency. They also get into U.S. foreign policy in Central America, and give a COVID update, including the ongoing crisis in India. We also hear from Lorella Praeli, co-president of Community Change Action, who spoke about immigration policy in this moment.
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- This article from Latino Rebels, originally published by El Faro, details the United States’ secret involvement in the El Mozote massacre in December, 1981.
- “We suffer from moral malnutrition—none of us more so than the rich, the upper class, the upper caste of India. And nowhere is this more evident than in the health-care sector,” writes Vidya Krishnan for The Atlantic on India’s enormous second wave of COVID-19 cases.
- Economy reporter Chabeli Carrazana breaks down what President Joe Biden’s American Families Plan entails in this article for The 19th News.
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