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 Days
Julio and guest co-host Jamilah King, reporter and host of the Mother Jones podcast, break down President Joe Biden's first days. They cover some of the highlights from Inauguration Day, and unpack the slew of executive orders he introduced.
ITT Staff Picks:
- "This new American government is the exact same as the old American government except for three new senators and a commander-in-chief who served in the old American government 44 of the past 48 years." Michael Harriot writes about what still hasn't changed, via The Root.
- "Decades of Federal Policies Turned Local Police On Immigrant Communities. Here’s How Biden Can Stop That." Alina Das writes for The Appeal.
- "An incremental plan that shuts down a pipeline or two while letting others continue to pump poison is not justice," writes Brian Kahn in this piece for Gizmodo.
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