20 min

ITT Sound Off: Democracy Is Labor In The Thick

    • Politics

Maria and Julio unpack the latest with Congress, including the Senate vote against paid sick leave for railway workers. They also discuss the Respect for Marriage Act, which would require that all same-sex and interracial marriages be protected at the federal level. Finally, they get into immigration policy and New York City Mayor Eric Adams’ new plan to allow involuntary hospitalization of people with presumed mental health issues.

ITT Staff Picks:


Zach Schonfeld discusses the 12 Senate Republicans who voted in favor of the same-sex marriage bill in this article for The Hill.
Maria Hinojosa, Roxanne Scott and Julieta Martinelli unpack the “deadly funnel” that the U.S. government has created at the Border Patrol in this year-long investigation from Futuro Investigates on Latino USA.
“A day after Mayor Eric Adams announced an aggressive plan to involuntarily hospitalize people deemed too ill to care for themselves, experts in mental illness, homelessness and policing expressed skepticism that the plan could effectively solve a crisis that has confounded city leaders for decades,” write Emma G. Fitzsimmons and Andy Newman in this article for The New York Times.


Photo credit: AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File

Maria and Julio unpack the latest with Congress, including the Senate vote against paid sick leave for railway workers. They also discuss the Respect for Marriage Act, which would require that all same-sex and interracial marriages be protected at the federal level. Finally, they get into immigration policy and New York City Mayor Eric Adams’ new plan to allow involuntary hospitalization of people with presumed mental health issues.

ITT Staff Picks:


Zach Schonfeld discusses the 12 Senate Republicans who voted in favor of the same-sex marriage bill in this article for The Hill.
Maria Hinojosa, Roxanne Scott and Julieta Martinelli unpack the “deadly funnel” that the U.S. government has created at the Border Patrol in this year-long investigation from Futuro Investigates on Latino USA.
“A day after Mayor Eric Adams announced an aggressive plan to involuntarily hospitalize people deemed too ill to care for themselves, experts in mental illness, homelessness and policing expressed skepticism that the plan could effectively solve a crisis that has confounded city leaders for decades,” write Emma G. Fitzsimmons and Andy Newman in this article for The New York Times.


Photo credit: AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File

20 min