August 6, 2021

ITT Sound Off: Looming Exit

Julio and guest co-host Jamilah King, reporter and host of the Mother Jones podcast, get into the latest with the New York Attorney General’s investigation of sexual harassment allegations against Governor Andrew Cuomo. They also talk about the reactio…

August 3, 2021

Safeguarding Power

Julio and guest co-host Jenni Monet, independent investigative journalist and founder of the newsletter Indigenously, are joined by ITT All-Stars Ryan L. Nave, editor-in-chief of Reckon South, and Karen Attiah, opinion columnist at the Washington Post….

July 30, 2021

ITT Sound Off: Symbol of the Decade

Julio and guest co-host Jamilah King, reporter and host of the Mother Jones podcast, discuss the emotional testimonies from the first House select committee hearing investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. They also unpack the latest COVID-…

July 27, 2021

Occupational Segregation

Maria and Julio are joined by Chabeli Carrazana, economy reporter at The 19th, and Valerie Wilson, director of the Program on Race, Ethnicity, and Economy at the Economic Policy Institute, for a discussion on COVID-19’s impact on women in the workforce…

July 23, 2021

ITT Sound Off: A Study in Greed

Julio and guest co-host Jamilah King, reporter and host of the Mother Jones podcast, discuss the ruling of DACA as unlawful by a Texas-based federal judge. They also talk about the Tokyo Olympics and the health toll it could take on the city and Japan,…

July 20, 2021

Courts of the Conquerors

Julio and Maria are joined by ITT All-Star Jenni Monet, independent investigative journalist and founder of the newsletter Indigenously. They dive deep into the harrowing revelations about former residential schools for Indigenous children in the U.S. …

July 16, 2021

ITT Sound Off: Imperial Overlord

ITT Sound Off: Imperial OverlordJulio and guest co-host Jamilah King, reporter and host of the Mother Jones podcast, discuss the historic protests in Cuba. We hear from Cuban American journalist Sabrina Rodríguez, an immigration correspondent for Polit…

July 13, 2021

A Time to Be Bold

Maria is joined by Marcela Hernandez, organizing director with Detention Watch Network, and Mustafa Jumale, co-founder of Black Immigrant Collective, to discuss immigration policy and the intensifying situations in Haiti and Cuba. They unpack the Biden…

July 9, 2021

ITT Sound Off: The Forgotten Country

Julio and guest co-host Jamilah King, reporter and host of the Mother Jones podcast, discuss the assassination of Haitian president Jovenel Moïse and its global implications. We hear from Dánica Coto, an Associated Press correspondent covering the Cari…

July 6, 2021

A Culture of Silence

In this rebroadcast episode from last summer, Maria and Julio are joined by Pam Campos-Palma, Director of Peace & Security at the Working Families Party, and Gina Peréz, cultural anthropologist and professor at Oberlin College to dig deep into the …

July 2, 2021

A Fourth of July Message

While Futuro Media is off for the Fourth of July, Maria and Julio check in with our dearest ITT listeners. They reflect on this past year and what celebrating democracy in this country looks like following the movement for racial justice, the coronavir…

June 29, 2021

Protecting the Trans Community

As Pride Month comes to a close, Maria and Julio are joined by Jorge Gutierrez, an an UndocuQueer activist and executive director of Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement, and ITT All-Star Imara Jones, creator of TransLash Media and host of the Tran…

June 25, 2021

ITT Sound Off: Exhaustion of Bipartisanship

Maria and Julio discuss remarks from President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris at the 38th annual NALEO Conference, and they get into the vice president’s visit to El Paso and the US-Mexico border. We hear from Fernando García, founding dire…

June 22, 2021

Latinidad Is Canceled

Maria and Julio are joined by Alexa Muñoz, a teacher and translator based in Washington Heights, and Dr. Jessica Marie Johnson, assistant professor in the department of history at Johns Hopkins University. They dive into a conversation about colorism a…

June 18, 2021

Roots of Cultural Expression

Roots of Cultural ExpressionMaria and Julio talk with fiber artist and teacher, Bisa Butler, about her quilted portraits that celebrate Black life. They also get into the history of Juneteenth and the push by Republican lawmakers to take critical race …

June 15, 2021

Latino USA: Masks Off With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Last month, in her first in-person interview for Latino USA since the start of the pandemic, Maria sat down with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and we wanted to share this incredible conversation with you. They get into the lasting impact of the Januar…

June 11, 2021

ITT Sound Off: Root Causes of Migration

Maria and Julio unpack Vice President Kamala Harris’ visits to Guatemala and Mexico, and give the historical context behind her speech on immigration. We hear from Oscar Chacón, executive director of Alianza Americas, about the U.S.’ involvement in Cen…

June 8, 2021

A Stain on Our Conscience

Maria and Julio are joined by Middle East political analyst Omar Baddar to unpack the recent events in Palestine and Israel. They give an update on the forced evictions of Palestinian families in East Jerusalem, and the situation in Gaza following the …

June 4, 2021

ITT Sound Off: Where Are the Reparations?

Maria and guest co-host Jamilah King, reporter and host of the Mother Jones podcast, discuss the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre. They also dive into recent anti-trans legislation coinciding with the start of Pride Month and give an immigr…

June 1, 2021

Fight the Food Power

Maria and Julio are joined by Karen Washington, an urban farmer and food justice activist, and Adrian Chang, a cook and food writer, for a conversation about the racial history of farming in the United States and the systemic inequities in food access….

May 28, 2021

ITT Sound Off: Minneapolis, One Year Later

Maria and Julio reflect on one year since the murder of George Floyd. They share highlights from ITT’s first virtual live show of 2021 this week, where they were joined by local Minneapolis journalists Georgia Fort and Tarkor Zehn to talk about police …

May 25, 2021

A People’s Victory

One year after the murder of George Floyd, Maria and Julio are joined by Mel Reeves, political organizer and community editor of the Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder, and Hibah Ansari, immigration reporter at Sahan Journal, to reflect on policing in the Un…

May 21, 2021

ITT Sound Off: Silenced Voices

Maria and Julio reflect on the toll of Israeli airstrikes in Gaza and the issues with mainstream media’s coverage of this news. They also dive into the recent push to create an independent commission that would investigate the January 6 insurrection at…

May 18, 2021

Decarcerating New York City

Julio is joined by Manhattan District Attorney candidate Tahanie Aboushi for a conversation about restorative justice, decriminalizing sex work and her vision for the office. We also hear from Nicole Smith Futrell, an associate professor and supervisin…

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