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In The Thick

Nov 7, 2017

In this special collaborative episode with Thinking Cap, the podcast from the Center for American Progress, we ask progressives, "What have you done for us lately?" Should progressives be doing more to reach out and specifically appeal to communities of color? Plus, a conversation on the recent shooting in Texas and...


Oct 31, 2017

Paul Manafort indicted, Rick Gates indicted, and George Papadopoulos pleads guilty to lying to the FBI. What does this mean for the Trump administration? And what comes next?
 
Hosts Maria Hinojosa and Julio Ricardo Varela lead a discussion on this and more with Cristian Farias, Legal Journalist for New York Magazine,...


Oct 24, 2017

In this special live show recorded at New York University, Hosts Maria Hinojosa and Julio Ricardo Varela lead a discussion on DACA, the DREAM Act, and the future for undocumented immigrants with Cristina Jiménez, Executive Director of United We Dream (who was recently named a MacArthur Genius), and Sandra Lilley,...


Oct 17, 2017

It’s been four weeks since Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, and the island is still in crisis. 82% of the island is still without power and 35% is still without clean water. Host Julio Ricardo Varela checks in with two reporters who recently returned from Puerto Rico, Frances Robles of the New York Times...


Oct 9, 2017

Across the U.S., cities and states are starting to call the second Monday in October Indigenous Peoples Day instead of Columbus Day. Los Angeles just officially changed the name, following in the footsteps of Minneapolis, Seattle, Alaska, and Oregon.

Hosts Maria Hinojosa and Julio Ricardo Varela lead a...