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…
Protecting Each Other
To end 2020, Maria and Julio talk with Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, epidemiologist and author of "Healing Politics: A Doctor's Journey Into the Heart of our Political Epidemic." They reflect on a year with the coronavirus, how politics and politicians failed us, and how the 2020 election played out in Detroit, Michigan. They also dive into the current healthcare system and what is needed to turn a vaccine into vaccinations.
This episode was mixed by Rosana Cabán.
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- What really happened inside Detroit's ballot counting center via Detroit Free Press.
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