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Oct 23, 2018

We start our ITT midterm elections countdown with a focus on the younger generation. Julio speaks to Sarah Audelo, executive director of the Alliance for Youth Action and two youth organizers that have been organizing in their communities and are raising their voices this election season: Yatziri Tovar, from Make The...


Oct 19, 2018

After another chaotic week of U.S. politics, Maria and Julio catch up on the latest. They talk about the Central American migrant caravan, Senator Elizabeth Warren's DNA test to prove her Native American heritage and the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and the dangers that journalists are facing worldwide.
 
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Oct 16, 2018

We have 12 years left to reverse the effect of climate change, according to the latest report from the United Nations. Maria and Julio talk with Justine Calma from Grist and award-winning writer Meera Subramanian about this new data and the consequences of climate change for communities of color.
 
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Oct 12, 2018

In the book Enemies in Love, journalist and Columbia University professor Alexis Clark narrates the romance between an African-American nurse and a German prisoner of war during WWII. Maria and Julio talk to Alexis about how the challenges of this era are still relevant today.
 
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Oct 10, 2018

Maria and Julio talk about the aftermath of the Kavanaugh SCOTUS confirmation, the rise of a populist in Brazil and the conviction of a Chicago police officer for shooting and killing 17-year-old Laquan McDonald four years ago.
 
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