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: 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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