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: The Final Countdown!
Maria and Julio are back with the second virtual live show of 2020! They’re joined by ITT All-Stars Imara Jones, creator of TransLash Media and host of the new TransLash podcast, and Jenni Monet, journalist and founder of the new weekly newsletter Indigenously, to talk about the state of our nation. They discuss issues of voter suppression, the COVID-19 pandemic and the Indigenous vote. They also dive into the SCOTUS confirmation hearings and what it means for LGBTQ rights.
This episode was mixed by Rosana Cabán.
RSVP for ITT's Live Election Night Show: Our next virtual LIVE ITT show is on election night Nov. 3rd starting at 6pm ET! Maria and Julio will be joined by ITT All-Stars to provide live election analysis and coverage from a Black, Indigenous and POC perspective. Trust us you don't want to miss this one! For more info and to RSVP, click here.
ITT Staff Picks:
- “After Trump, the Republican Party may become more extreme,” writes Stanley Greenberg in this piece for The Atlantic.
- Listen to the most recent TransLash episode about the religious right and trans healthcare.
- Jenni Monet recounts the history of Indigenous Peoples' Day and explains why we should cancel Columbus in this Medium article.
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