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…
Julio and guest co-host Jenni Monet, independent investigative journalist and founder of the newsletter Indigenously, are joined by ITT All-Stars Ryan L. Nave, editor-in-chief of Reckon South, and Karen Attiah, opinion columnist at the Washington Post. They dive into the latest on COVID-19, Republican attacks on voting rights and efforts to incorporate immigration reform into the Democrats’ budget reconciliation bill.
ITT Staff Picks:
- For CNN Opinion, journalist Morgan Stephens writes about her experience with long COVID: “The breakdown of my own physical and mental health has given me front-row access to the long Covid-19 crisis in a way I never imagined.”
- Opinion columnist Charles M. Blow writes about how President Biden has failed to protect voting rights and the Black community in this piece for The New York Times.
- Jolie McCullough, who covers criminal justice, reports on Governor Greg Abbott’s increased border security initiatives to arrest migrants for The Texas Tribune.
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