How will Puerto Rico recover from Hurricane Maria after years of economic downturn? We tip our hats to Topos, the elite Mexican rescue team, and to Gov. Gina Raimondo for her work toward helping DACA recipients in Rhode Island. But why are DACA activists and protesters disrupting town halls sponsored by Democrats? And what's in a name: Is 'Latinx' the term of the future? All that and more on this week's Latinx roundtable!
- Julio Ricardo Varela, co-host of the “In The Thick” podcast, Latino USA contributor and founder of Latino Rebels. Follow Julio on Twitter.
- Marcela Garcia, bilingual journalist and editorial writer, columnist and editorial board member for the Boston Globe. Follow Marcela on Twitter.
Stories we discussed on this week's roundtable:
- NY Times: Maria Strikes, and Puerto Rico Goes Dark
- NPR: A Look From The Ground In Puerto Rico Following Hurricane Maria
- Latino Rebels: Here Is What Puerto Rico’s Governor Said While Strongest Storm to Hit Island in 89 Years Approached
- Latino Rebels: Gutiérrez to Trump: Puerto Rico Rescue and Recovery Should Begin Immediately
- Wall Street Journal: Mexico’s ‘Moles’ Dig Out Earthquake Victims
- Mother Jones: Rhode Island’s Dreamers No Longer Have to Shoulder $500 in DACA Renewal Fees
- Time: Nancy Pelosi Gets Shut Down by Young Immigrants Over DACA Deal
- Boston.com: Fliers stating ‘ICE is coming for you!’ found near Somerville school
- Latino Rebels: Why I Chose to Not Be Latinx
- Latina: Two Ex-Google Employees Created A Startup Called Bodega And Latinos Aren't Having It