October 4, 2022

The Stakes Are High

Julio is joined by Sabrina Rodríguez, national political reporter for the Washington Post, and Fernanda Santos, editorial director of Futuro Media and contributing columnist for the Washington Post, to discuss the changing political climates around the world, including Brazil’s presidential election. They also discuss voter turnout in the U.S. within communities of color and how to build cross-racial solidarity ahead of the midterms. 

ITT Staff Picks: 

  • “The candidates and their vision for Brazil’s future could not be more different, but the trends underpinning this election are an echo of global experiences,” reports Roberta S. Braga for the ISPI.

  • Gov. Ron DeSantis used a 12 million dollar budget meant for “transporting unauthorized migrants out of Florida” to send asylum seekers in Texas to Martha’s Vineyard, from the New York Times

  • Mark Murray writes about how the Democratic advantage among Latino voters is declining, in this piece for NBC News

Photo credit: AP Photo/Edmar Barros