March 11, 2022

ITT Sound Off: Toxic Dude Culture

Maria and Julio talk about Russia’s continued invasion of Ukraine, including increasing sanctions from Western governments and private companies. They also get into the latest in the January 6th investigation, and the arrest of Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio. And, they end by talking about the “Don’t Say Gay” bill in Florida.

ITT Staff Picks:

  • “It’s really exhausting being a queer person in Florida trying to fight against everything going on. I should be focused on my schoolwork, not the GOP trying to police our education,” said Jack Petocz, a student activist in Florida, in this piece by Elizabeth Djinis, for Teen Vogue.

  • For Business Insider, Laura Italiano and Haven Orecchio-Egresitz unpack the latest news on the Proud Boys’ recruitment efforts in the lead-up to the Jan. 6 insurrection.

  • Derek Thompson writes about the possible repercussions of Russia’s financial, commercial, and cultural isolation in the aftermath of its invasion of Ukraine in this piece for The Atlantic.

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