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In The Thick

Oct 6, 2017

In The Thick brings you a special bonus episode from our sister podcast, Latino USA, checking in on Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. In The Thick co-host Julio Ricardo Varela has been intensely reporting on the hurricane, so he sat down with co-host Maria Hinojosa to dispel some myths about what's happening on...


Oct 3, 2017

With all the news of the past week, it’s easy to overlook the fact that the hack of Equifax released sensitive data of almost 150 million people. And in today’s social media-obsessed world, it’s easy to forget that information can be found, passed around, and used against you. Host Julio Ricardo Varela leads...


Sep 26, 2017

The worst hurricane in almost a century leaves Puerto Rico devastated. A series of earthquakes hits Mexico City. A new travel ban, and an NFL protest. Plus, an in depth discussion on the future of Latino activism with Janet Murguia, President of UnidosUS, and Marisa Franco Director of Mijente and the...


Sep 19, 2017

It's not just Charlottesville. Public acts of anti-Semitism are on the rise across the country, and they're directly linked to the rise in white nationalism. In order to understand the threat posed by white nationalism, we need to examine its anti-Semitic roots.
 
Hosts Maria Hinojosa and Julio Ricardo Varela lead...


Sep 12, 2017

Joy Reid, the host of AM Joy on MSNBC, has been called biased or even activist, but in the age of Trump, what do terms like that really mean? And do journalists of color have unique responsibilities to stand up right now?
 
Hosts Maria Hinojosa and Julio Ricardo Varela lead a discussion with Joy Reid. Plus, a...