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: Vaccine Chaos
In this week's Sound Off, Julio and guest co-host Jamilah King, reporter and host of the Mother Jones podcast, talk about the latest in impeachment news following the Capitol Hill attack. They also dig into the complications of vaccine rollout, and hear from Silky Shah, executive director of Detention Watch Network, about the Biden administration's immigration policy.
ITT Staff Picks:
- "They are no longer private citizens — they are government officials now, and their words carry even more weight." ITT All-Star Andrea González-Ramírez writes about the "anti-Squad" that found its way to Congress, via GEN by Medium.
- "Unless Washington and its allies quickly do more to address what’s happening in the planet’s poorest places, however, virtually everyone everywhere will soon face a lot more pain," writes Jonathan Tepperman about the failing global vaccine rollout, for Foreign Policy.
- In this op-ed for The New York Times, Jean Guerrero looks at the millions of deportations carried out during the Obama administration that left immigrant communities fractured.
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