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: This Structural Reality
Maria and Julio react to the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict, and talk about how white supremacy played out in his trial, the trial against Ahmaud Arbery’s killers, and the case against the organizers of the “Unite the Right'' rally. They also give an update on the Build Back Better bill and Maria’s latest reporting in Latin America. And, they talk about the House vote to censure Rep. Paul Gosar for his violent social media post attacking Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
ITT Staff Picks:
- The ongoing Unite the Right trial is exposing how some in the white power movement are turning against each other, reports Elle Reeve for CNN.
- For Roll Call, Suzanne Monyak reports that as Democratic efforts to protect undocumented immigrants continue to fall short, there is a chance that Republicans will make further gains with the Latino community.
- Rebecca Klar writes about how social media posts like Paul Gosar’s can “dissuade women from participating in politics at all levels,” for The Hill.
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