August 19, 2022

ITT Sound Off: Not in Your Corner

Julio and guest co-host Renée Graham, opinion columnist at The Boston Globe, get into the latest CDC guidance and the investigations into former President Donald Trump, including the FBI’s search at Mar-a-Lago and the investigation into 2020 e…

August 16, 2022

FBI Chronicles With Trump

Julio and guest co-host Terrell Jermaine Starr, journalist and host of the Black Diplomats podcast, are joined by Imani Gandy, senior editor for the Rewire News Group and co-host of the podcast Boom! Lawyered, and Nathalie Baptiste, senior rep…

August 12, 2022

ITT Sound Off: A White Man’s Diary

Maria and guest co-host Terrell Jermaine Starr, journalist and host of the Black Diplomats podcast, discuss the investigation into former President Donald Trump, including the FBI’s search at his Mar-a-Lago home and some of the mainstream medi…

August 9, 2022

Cross-Racial Solidarity

Maria and Julio talk with Heather McGhee, activist, author and host of the new podcast “The Sum of Us,” produced by Higher Ground and Futuro Studios. They get into Heather’s journey covering multiracial solidarity movements across the United S…

August 5, 2022

Feeding the Climate Monster

In this rebroadcast episode from 2021, Maria and Julio are joined by Kendra Pierre-Louis, climate reporter with Gimlet, and Dallas Goldtooth, organizer for the Indigenous Environmental Network. They discuss how communities of color are the mos…

August 2, 2022

White Supremacy Unchecked

Julio and guest co-host Harsha Nahata, producer for In The Thick, are joined by Anoa Changa, a southern-based movement journalist for NewsOne, and Karen Attiah, columnist for The Washington Post. They hear from Maria on her reporting out of No…

July 29, 2022

ITT Sound Off: The Fatigue Is Real

Julio and guest co-host Jamilah King, managing editor at BuzzFeed News, unpack the Monkeypox virus and its impact on the LGBTQ+ community. They also get into the latest on the Justice Department’s investigation into January 6, and the upcoming…

July 26, 2022

The Party/Voter Disconnect

Julio is joined by Wajahat Ali, Daily Beast columnist, author and co-host of the podcast Democracy-ISH, and Christian Paz, senior politics reporter at Vox. They get into the midterms and what both parties are doing to rally voters. They also t…

July 22, 2022

ITT Sound Off: Attempted Coup

Julio and guest co-host Jamilah King, managing editor at BuzzFeed News, talk about the final January 6 hearing of the summer, the bills passed in the House to protect same-sex marriage and the right to contraception, and the recent racist atta…

July 19, 2022

The Outrage Continues

Julio is joined by Errin Haines, editor at large for The 19th, and Elie Mystal, justice correspondent and columnist for The Nation. They discuss the Supreme Court and the impact of their decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. They also get into a n…

July 15, 2022

ITT Sound Off: A Messy Mideast Trip

Maria and guest co-host Jamilah King, managing editor at BuzzFeed News, discuss President Biden’s trip to the Middle East, including his visit to Israel and his meeting in Saudi Arabia with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. They also get into …

July 12, 2022

The Politics of COVID-19

In this special collaboration with Latino USA, Maria and Julio are joined by Carlos Odio, co-founder of EquisLabs, and Tanzina Vega, award-winning journalist, to talk about the lasting impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on Latino communities …

July 8, 2022

ITT Sound Off: Institutional Trauma

Maria and Julio reflect on the mass shooting in Highland Park, Illinois, that killed at least seven people. They also get into the police killing of 25-year-old Jayland Walker, in Akron, Ohio. And, they remember the 53 migrants who died after …

July 5, 2022

Rejecting Assimilation

Maria and Julio are joined by Julissa Arce, immigration rights advocate and author of the new book “You Sound Like A White Girl: The Case for Rejecting Assimilation.” They discuss the issues of assimilation in the United States and the complex…

July 1, 2022

A Pivotal Moment in American Labor

Maria and Julio are joined by Kim Kelly, author and labor journalist, to talk about her new book, “Fight Like Hell: The Untold History of American Labor”. They get into the history of labor organizing in the United States and how women of colo…

June 28, 2022

A Post-Roe Reality

Maria and Julio are joined by Kimberly Atkins Stohr, senior opinion writer for The Boston Globe and The Emancipator, and Jessica Mason Pieklo, senior vice president of Rewire News Group and co-host of the podcast Boom! Lawyered. They unpack th…

June 24, 2022

ITT Sound Off: Havoc on Our Democracy

Maria and guest co-host Christina Greer, political scientist, professor at Fordham University and co-host of the FAQ NYC podcast, talk about the latest on the House Committee’s January 6 hearings. They also discuss new details on the law enfor…

June 21, 2022

Raising Antiracist Leaders

Maria and Julio are joined by Ibram X. Kendi, founding director of the Boston University Center for Antiracist Research, for a conversation about his new book “How to Raise an Antiracist.” They discuss the evolution of his antiracist scholarsh…

June 17, 2022

ITT Sound Off: Obvious Criminality

Maria and Julio discuss the latest House committee hearing on the January 6 attempted coup at the U.S. Capitol. They also get into a commemorative coin that’s been circulating, which shows Border Patrol agents chasing Haitian migrants on horse…

June 14, 2022

The American Myth

Maria and Julio are joined by Josiah Neville Bates, staff writer at TIME, and Gisela Pérez de Acha, an investigative reporter with UC Berkeley who focuses on extremism, to unpack the epidemic of gun violence in the United States. They talk abo…

June 10, 2022

ITT Sound Off: A Failure of American Democracy

Julio and guest co-host Jamilah King, deputy inequality editor at BuzzFeed News, talk about the first public hearing on the January 6 attempted coup at the U.S. Capitol. They also get into the Congressional hearing in response to gun violence …

June 7, 2022

An Immigration Midterms Check

In this special collaboration with Latino USA, Maria and Julio are joined by Camilo Montoya-Galvez, immigration reporter at CBS News. They dive deep into immigration policy in the United States and where the Biden administration stands on fulf…

June 3, 2022

ITT Sound Off: America’s Gun Fallacy

Maria and Julio talk about the law enforcement’s mishandling of the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde. They get into the efforts to advance gun laws in this country. And, they talk about how the Department of Homeland Security’…

May 31, 2022

The Culture War on Education

Maria and Julio are joined by Reema Amin, reporter for Chalkbeat New York, and Antonia Hylton, correspondent for NBC News and co-host of the Southlake podcast, for a conversation about how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted students. They also…

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