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In The Thick

Jun 29, 2018

This Sunday July 1, Mexicans will choose thousands of political positions, from mayors to the new president. Maria and Julio talk with Mexican journalist León Krauze about what to expect from the front-runner and if this election can really change the future of the country.
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Jun 26, 2018

While immigrant families are still separated after Trump's zero tolerance policy, the Supreme Court upheld his travel ban. María and Julio talk with ITT All Star Wajahat Ali, op-ed contributor for The New York Times, about what this decision means and what we can expect in the future.
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Jun 22, 2018

She has worked as a correspondent in Israel, Syria and Libya, but Latin America is very much in her heart. Lulu García-Navarro, host of NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday, joins María and Julio to talk about the elections in Colombia and Mexico, and why we should pay more attention to Brazil.
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Jun 19, 2018

The government keeps defending its policy of separating migrant families at the border and the Supreme Court makes a decision that will impact voting rights for the next election. Maria and Julio discuss the latest headlines with In The Thick All Stars, Jamilah King, race and justice reporter with Mother Jones, and 

Jun 15, 2018

Maria and Julio sit down with Alicia Rose DelGallo, editor and co-founder of to discuss fútbol (aka soccer)! They chat about the politics of the World Cup, diversity in U.S. soccer and whether or not pro players are using their platform to speak up for justice. Want to read more?