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…
The Latino Vote
Maria and Julio are joined by Mike Madrid, co-founder of The Lincoln Project and partner at the public relations firm GrassrootsLab, and Lili Gil Valletta, CEO and co-founder of the big data analytics firm Cien+ and CulturIntel. Together, they unpack the nuances of the Latino voting bloc and discuss the Lincoln Project’s strategy for the 2020 election. They also talk about the recent surge in COVID-19 cases.
This episode was mixed by Rosana Cabán.
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ITT Staff Picks:
- As coronavirus cases surge, these states have refused to loosen rules on who can vote by mail, write Elise Viebeck and Arelis R. Hernández for The Washington Post.
- “Again and again, political analysts have underestimated the diversity among American Latinos.” Mike Madrid explains what democrats don’t understand about Latino voters for The Atlantic.
- Young Latino voters in Pennsylvania and Florida could play a decisive role in the presidential race, writes Nicole Acevedo for NBC News.
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