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In The Thick

Mar 28, 2017

After the failure of the health care bill, the Trump administration immediately shifted the focus back to immigration, with Attorney General Jeff Sessions outlining federal sanctions to sanctuary cities at a White House press briefing. Is this new focus about creating real reform, or is it just a distraction?


Mar 21, 2017

After the first hearing on the Russia allegations, we look at some of the unseen implications of the hacking scandal. Would Americans care more if we had been hacked by Mexico? By Iran? Is Russia getting off easy because of its whiteness?

Julio Ricardo Varela leads a discussion on this and more with Terrell Starr,...

Mar 14, 2017

Lost in the current debate over health care are the consistent health disparities between communities of color and white communities. What are the disparities under the ACA, and how might they be made worse under the new health bill, the AHCA?

Host Julio Ricardo Varela leads a discussion with Callie Crossley, the host...

Mar 7, 2017

Last year, he called Donald Trump a “buffoon" on cable news. Now, he’s working with him. Is Javier Palomarez trying to change the Trump Administration from the inside? And if so, when does resistance from the inside become cooperation?

Maria Hinojosa and Julio Ricardo Varela discuss this and more with Javier...