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In The Thick

Feb 27, 2018

It's our 100th episode (thank you!) and Maria is reporting around the country for the next few weeks so we ask, "Where is Maria?" before we finally discuss topics you have told us to do for a while now: gerrymandering and other forms of limiting the power to vote. Julio talks with David Daley, senior fellow for FairVote...


Feb 23, 2018

Last week, League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) President Roger C. Rocha Jr. refused to step down after a letter he sent to President Trump went viral. Then, CEO Brent Wilkes unexpectedly resigned. Julio calls him to find out why. Maria and Julio also discuss the NRA, and the latest about the Hurricane Maria...


Feb 21, 2018

This week, we take a look at two stories that were overlooked. What is going on with the Russia investigation? Then, should White House Chief of Staff John Kelly resign? Maria and Julio are joined by Terrell Jermaine Starr, senior reporter at The Root, and Indira Lakshmanan, the Newmark Foundation Chair for Journalism...


Feb 16, 2018

Wednesday's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, shook the core of many, including all of us here at In The Thick. In this latest ITT FYI, host Julio Ricardo Varela tries to make sense out of America's latest mass shooting with Terrell Jermaine Starr, a reporter for The Root and an In...


Feb 13, 2018

Could media across the political spectrum be doing a better job of reporting on politics, immigration and the President? Hosts Maria Hinojosa and Julio Ricardo Varela lead a discussion with MRC Latino's Ken Oliver-Mendez and nationally syndicated columnist Ruben Navarrette to discuss the complexities of being a...