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Covid-19 and the border

Covid-19 and the border

Update: 2020-04-071
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Dara, Jane, and Matt on the intersection between the pandemic and Trump's border crackdown, and a white paper about happiness.


Resources:

"It’s Impossible to “Distance” in ICE Detention. Doctors Say Free All Detainees." by Jack Herrera, Truthout

"How ice operations in New York set the stage for a coronavirus nightmare in local jails" by Ryan Devereaux, The Intercept

"Leaked Border Patrol Memo Tells Agents to Send Migrants Back Immediately — Ignoring Asylum Law" by Dara Lind, ProPublica

"The Real Roots of Midlife Crisis" by Jonathan Rauch, The Atlantic

"Why Elders Smile" by David Brooks, NYTimes

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Hosts:

Matt Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Senior Correspondent, Vox

Jane Coaston (@cjane87), Senior politics correspondent, Vox

Dara Lind (@DLind), Immigration reporter, ProPublica


The Weeds is produced and edited by Jeff Geld


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