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In The Thick

Jun 21, 2019

To discuss the Women's World Cup being held in France, Julio is joined by Shireen Ahmed, writer and co-host of the feminist sports podcast, Burn It All Down. They talk about the media coverage, issues of representation and access in the sport including FIFA corruption and pay equity, plus they shout out the Cup's key...


Jun 18, 2019

 
Maria and Julio are joined by Cecile Richards, former president of Planned Parenthood and co-founder of Supermajority, and Yvonne Gutierrez, head of community engagement at Supermajority, for a conversation about gender equity. They talk about the current state of reproductive rights in our country, their new group...


Jun 14, 2019

For this live show from New York City co-hosted with Alianza HBO and SOMOS Viacom Maria and Julio are joined by Doris Casap, senior vice president of HBO film programming and Erika Soto Lamb, vice president of social impact for Comedy Central, Paramount Network and TV Land, as well as Jessica Leonardo, production...


Jun 11, 2019

Maria and Julio are joined by All-Stars Eddie Glaude Jr., James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor at Princeton University, and Christina Greer, Associate Professor of Political Science at Fordham University at Lincoln Center, to discuss the Mexico-US immigration debate and its impact on migrants. They also...


Jun 7, 2019

Although data on hate crimes is limited and often underreported, we know that hate crimes have been on the rise in the United States since the election of Donald Trump, in particular hate that targets people of color, religious minorities and the LGBT community. Chicago is one of over two dozen cities that experienced a...