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…
LIVE From Home: Here We Go!
It's ITT's first virtual live show of 2020 from...home! Maria and Julio are back to kick off the rest of the 2020 live show tour, this time virtually, to talk about the state of the country ahead of the election. They're joined by ITT All Stars Jamilah King, reporter and host of The Mother Jones podcast and Wajahat Ali, contributing opinion writer with The New York Times. They discuss the COVID-19 pandemic and the movement to defend Black lives and how this is all impacting the upcoming presidential election. They dig deep into what it will take to create systemic change in this country, and look at the role POC voters will play.
ITT Staff Picks:
- "White people have gentrified Black Lives Matter. It’s a problem." writes Erin B. Logan for the Los Angeles Times.
- "If a new president, and a new Congress, do not act before the American people’s demand for justice gives way to complacency or is eclipsed by backlash, the next opportunity will be long in coming," warns Adam Serwer in The Atlantic.
- ITT All-Star Andrea González-Ramírez breaks down Trump's loyal Latino base, via GEN by Medium.
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