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…
Maria and Julio ring in the new year with two ITT All-Stars! They're joined by Renée Graham, columnist for The Boston Globe, and Terrell J. Starr, senior reporter at The Root and host of the Black Diplomats podcast, to talk about the latest in politics. They get into Donald Trump's ongoing attempts to interfere with the election ahead of the Georgia Senate runoffs, along with the GOP senators aiding his efforts. They also dig into the latest with the coronavirus pandemic and the recent waves of violence in this country.
This episode was mixed by Rosana Cabán.
ITT Staff Picks:
- Don't miss Terrell J. Starr's latest for The Root on the upcoming Georgia runoffs, where he digs into the impact of these elections.
- "A poster boy for failing up, he does not want to alienate the 74 million-plus people who voted for Trump. If he runs in 2024, he knows he’ll need them," writes Renee Graham on Mike Pence in her latest opinion piece for The Boston Globe.
- This piece from The New Yorker digs into the evolution of the coronavirus pandemic throughout 2020.
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