Jun 27, 2017
Based on President Trump’s rhetoric with the wall and the Muslim ban, you would think that terrorism is a huge safety issue for the U.S. But how much of a danger does it really pose? Americans are much more scared of terrorism than they should be, and 24 hour cable news is a major reason why.
Hosts Maria Hinojosa and...
Jun 20, 2017
After the Virginia shooting, the media was quick to humanize the shooter, who was a white, male, Bernie supporter. Obviously, this isn’t how it always goes down.
So, when is violence just about the action, and when is it about the identity of the perpetrator? And how much should identity and politics matter when it...
Jun 13, 2017
Puerto Rico voted overwhelmingly for Statehood on Sunday, but with only 23% turnout. Many Puerto Ricans boycotted the vote because they continue to be overlooked by the U.S. government. So, what’s the best way forward? Working within the system? Or breaking it?
Hosts Maria Hinojosa and Julio Ricardo Varela lead...
Jun 8, 2017
Former FBI Director James Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee Thursday morning, and we couldn't wait until our normal Tuesday drop date. For this In The Thick FYI, Maria and Julio called up Tarini Parti, Capitol Hill reporter for Buzzfeed News to get an update on the unfolding situation in DC.
Jun 6, 2017
The decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement has major implications for the entire world, but President Trump’s choice reflects a deeper, largely unseen problem -- how environmental issues disproportionately affect communities of color in the U.S.
Hosts Maria Hinojosa and Julio Ricardo Varela lead a...