February 19, 2021

ITT Sound Off: Texas Forever

In this week’s Sound Off, Maria and Julio unpack the latest in Texas as the state and its vulnerable communities have been devastated by a winter storm and freezing temperatures. They also talk about the official announcement of Biden’s immigratio…

February 16, 2021

Black Power Manifesto

Maria and Julio are joined by Charles Blow, columnist for The New York Times and author of the new book, “The Devil You Know: A Black Power Manifesto.” They talk about Black political power and Charles’ call for a reversal of the Great M…

February 12, 2021

ITT Sound Off: This Is the Moment

Maria is back to join Julio in her first ITT Sound Off in 2021! They break down the latest with the Senate impeachment trial for former president Donald Trump and process just how horrifying the attack at the Capitol on Jan. 6th was. Maria and Julio al…

February 9, 2021

Incarceration and Redemption

Maria and Julio reconnect with David Luis “Suave” Gonzalez, an artist and former juvenile lifer, who they talked to during a 2018 ITT Live show in Chicago. Maria reflects on meeting Suave over 20 years ago, and how their journalist-…

February 5, 2021

ITT Sound Off: A National Nightmare

To end the week, Julio is joined by guest co-host Jamilah King, reporter and host of the Mother Jones podcast. They talk about President Biden’s latest executive orders on immigration and the confirmation of Alejandro Mayorkas as the Secretar…

February 3, 2021

Coming Soon: Suave, the Podcast

ITT has a sneak peek for our listeners of a new podcast that Futuro Studios is producing with PRX: Suave. This podcast follows the story of David Luis “Suave” Gonzalez, who was sentenced to life in prison without parole as a teenager. This po…

February 2, 2021

The Crazy Train

Maria and Julio break down the week’s news with two ITT All-Stars. They are joined by Wajahat Ali, contributing opinion writer for The New York Times, and Jenni Monet, founder of the newsletter Indigenously. They talk about how white sup…

January 29, 2021

ITT Sound Off: Vaccine Chaos

In this week’s Sound Off, Julio and guest co-host Jamilah King, reporter and host of the Mother Jones podcast, talk about the latest in impeachment news following the Capitol Hill attack. They also dig into the complications of vaccine rollou…

January 26, 2021

Gateway Racism

Maria and Julio are joined by Akela Lacy, who is a politics reporter at The Intercept and returning ITT guest Mike German, who is a fellow with the Brennan Center for Justice’s Liberty and National Security Program and author of the book,&nbs…

January 22, 2021

ITT Sound Off: The First Days

Julio and guest co-host Jamilah King, reporter and host of the Mother Jones podcast, break down President Joe Biden’s first days. They cover some of the highlights from Inauguration Day, and unpack the slew of executive orders he introduced.I…

January 19, 2021

ITT Crossover: Anything For Selena

We’re taking a little break from the news to share something that our colleagues at Futuro Studios and WBUR have been working hard on. Listen to the first episode of “Anything For Selena,” where host Maria Garcia takes us on an intimate journ…

January 15, 2021

ITT Sound Off: Impeachment 2.0

Julio and guest co-host Jamilah King, reporter and host of the Mother Jones podcast, talk about the continued threats of white supremacist violence leading up to next week’s inauguration and the escalating COVID-19 crisis. They also hear from New …

January 12, 2021

Whitelash

Maria and Julio are back to process last week’s events, including the white supremacist violence at the U.S. Capitol. They are joined by ITT All-Star and contributing opinion writer at The New York Times, Wajahat Ali, and national politi…

January 8, 2021

ITT Sound Off: Capitol Coup

We are back with the first Sound Off of 2021! Julio is joined by guest co-host Jamilah King, reporter at Mother Jones and host of The Mother Jones Podcast. They process this week’s events, including the mob attack by Trump supporters at the U.S. C…

January 5, 2021

Seditious Senators

Maria and Julio ring in the new year with two ITT All-Stars! They’re joined by Renée Graham, columnist for The Boston Globe, and Terrell J. Starr, senior reporter at The Root and host of the Black Diplomats podcast, to talk about the latest i…

January 1, 2021

2020 Reflections

Happy New Year fam! Maria and Julio reflect back on 2020 and how we all found joy and hope amidst the pain and intensity of the past year. They revisit some of the top ITT moments from interviewing power couple Wajahat Ali and Dr. Sarah …

December 29, 2020

Protecting Each Other

To end 2020, Maria and Julio talk with Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, epidemiologist and author of “Healing Politics: A Doctor’s Journey Into the Heart of our Political Epidemic.” They reflect on a year with the coronavirus, how politics and politicians fail…

December 25, 2020

Happy Holidays From ITT!

While Futuro Media is off for winter break, Maria and Julio check in to wish our dearest ITT listeners a safe, loving and peaceful holiday. And remember to stay tuned to your feeds, because fresh episodes will still be dropping…

December 22, 2020

Can’t Deport a Movement

Maria and Julio are joined by Alina Das, professor at the New York University School of Law, co-director of the NYU Immigrant Rights Clinic, and author of the new book, No Justice In The Shadows: How America Criminalizes Immigrants. They unpack the his…

December 18, 2020

ITT Sound Off: Bah Humbug

In the last Sound Off of 2020, Maria and Julio get real about the media. They talk about mainstream coverage of Donald Trump and where the news will go from here. They also dig into the latest news on the COVID-19 vaccine and the inequities incarcerate…

December 15, 2020

The Glass House of Immigration

This week we’re talking about what immigration policy could look like under the incoming Biden-Harris administration. Maria and Julio are joined by immigrant rights activist Erika Andiola, chief advocacy officer for RAICES (Refugee and I…

December 11, 2020

ITT Sound Off: Selena

Maria and Julio dive into some of the biggest stories of the week! They give an update on the latest with the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. and talk about how President-elect Joe Biden’s latest nominations will impact the current health crisis….

December 8, 2020

Georgia Spirit

With a January special election for two senate seats approaching, this show is all about Georgia. Maria and Julio welcome Aimée Castenell, southeast region communications director for the Working Families Party, and Anjali Enjeti, co-fou…

December 4, 2020

ITT Sound Off: Reimagining Our Country

Maria and Julio dive into the latest in White House political chaos, including Attorney General William Barr’s statement that there was no evidence of widespread voter fraud in the election. They also talk about President-elect Biden’s transi…

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