July 31, 2020

ITT Sound Off: Make Good Trouble

Maria and Julio talk about the politicization of the coronavirus pandemic, including the death of former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain. They also reflect on the funeral for Democratic Congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis. Finally, they break down Attorney General William Barr’s testimony in front of Congress and preview what's to come with the 2020 presidential election.

This episode was produced by Nour Saudi.


ITT Staff Picks: 

  • The late Representative John Lewis writes, "When historians pick up their pens to write the story of the 21st century, let them say that it was your generation who laid down the heavy burdens of hate at last and that peace finally triumphed over violence, aggression and war" in this final op-ed for The New York Times.
  • Christina Cauterucci writes about Representative Pramila Jayapal's questioning of Attorney General William Barr during this week's congressional hearing for Slate. 
  • Ella Nilsen breaks down the shortlist of potential contenders for presidential candidate Joe Biden's vice president pick in this article for Vox.

 

Photo Credit: AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File

 


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