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In The Thick

Oct 30, 2018

After a week marked by the threat of pipe bombs, a synagogue in Pittsburgh was attacked by an antisemitic domestic terrorist who murdered 11 worshippers. Maria and Julio talk about this tragedy and the role of hate with Brentin Mock, Pittsburgher and staff writer for CityLab and Mike German, fellow with the Brennan...


Oct 26, 2018

Pipe bombs sent in the mail to journalists and high profile Democrats, the migrant caravan and what this all means for the midterms elections that are rapidly approaching. It's been another intense week and Maria and Julio talk all about it with one of our ITT All-Stars, Terrell Jermaine Starr, senior reporter for The...


Oct 23, 2018

We start our ITT midterm elections countdown with a focus on the younger generation. Julio speaks to Sarah Audelo, executive director of the Alliance for Youth Action and two youth organizers that have been organizing in their communities and are raising their voices this election season: Yatziri Tovar, from Make The...


Oct 19, 2018

After another chaotic week of U.S. politics, Maria and Julio catch up on the latest. They talk about the Central American migrant caravan, Senator Elizabeth Warren's DNA test to prove her Native American heritage and the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and the dangers that journalists are facing worldwide.
 
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Oct 16, 2018

We have 12 years left to reverse the effect of climate change, according to the latest report from the United Nations. Maria and Julio talk with Justine Calma from Grist and award-winning writer Meera Subramanian about this new data and the consequences of climate change for communities of color.
 
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