April 29, 2022

ITT Sound Off: How Power Works

Julio and guest co-host Jamilah King, deputy inequality editor at BuzzFeed News, talk about Elon Musk’s deal to buy Twitter. They also get into the Supreme Court’s decision to continue excluding Puerto Rico from federal benefits, and the future of the Trump-era Remain in Mexico policy. And, they discuss new revelations on Republican politicians’ involvement in the January 6 insurrection.

ITT Staff Picks:

  • “Now one of the world’s biggest bullies will soon control one of the world’s biggest and most influential bully pulpits,” writes Renée Graham in this piece for the Boston Globe.

  • “I felt like a bucket of cold water fell on me,” said one woman affected by the Supreme Court’s decision to deny Puerto Ricans access to SSI benefits, in this NBC News piece by Nicole Acevedo.

  • For Mother Jones, Noah Y. Kim unpacks the implications of newly released recordings of Republican politicians in the aftermath of the January 6 insurrection.

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