In this episode, Natalia, Niki, and Neil discuss the history of Latinos in the Hamptons, the problem of grift in Washington, and the sudden popularity of rosé wine.
Here are some links and references mentioned during this week’s show:
- Latino immigration has transformed Eastern Long Island. Natalia referenced this New York Times article on the political tensions caused by this demographic shift.
- Trump administration Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross is being sued for bilking millions from his business associates. Natalia recommended Emily Jane Fox’s book BORN TRUMP: Inside America’s First Family.
- Rosé wine has become the lifestyle drink of the moment. Neil referenced the rosé shortage in the Hamptons in 2014, which received national press.
In our regular closing feature, What’s Making History:
- Natalia discussed the apology by Los Angeles County for forcibly sterilizing Latina woman from 1968-1974.
- Neil commented on how airlines are cracking down on passengers who take advantage of their policy for emotional support animals.
- Niki recommended Ann Deslandes’ JSTOR Daily article, “The Bold Future of the Outer Space Treaty.”