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In The Thick

Nov 30, 2018

Seven women are murdered in Mexico each day. Impunity, narco and state-sponsored violence, plus everyday machismo, are at the root of this. However, Mexican women are mobilizing to fight for their lives and each other. Maria and Julio discuss if Mexico can change its culture to end this gender violence. For this live...


Nov 27, 2018

Over the weekend, U.S. Border Patrol agents tear gassed hundreds of migrant children, women and men seeking asylum at the San Ysidro port of entry. In part one, Maria and Julio talk with Buzzfeed News' Adolfo Flores, reporting on the ground at the border. In part two, we talk about about the racially charged senate...


Nov 23, 2018

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made history this November, when she became the youngest woman ever elected to the United States Congress. In this episode, Maria and Julio are joined the 29-year old Latina from the Bronx for whom “community is a priority.” 
 
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Nov 20, 2018

On this All-Star roundtable, we talk about the midterms (still!) in Florida and Georgia, the latest in immigration news and we take a look at the tragic California wildfires. Maria and Julio are joined by two In The Thick All-Stars: independent journalist Jenni Monet and contributor to The New York Times Wajahat...


Nov 16, 2018

This is a bonus ITT in Spanish. 
 
They investigate narcos, they deal with the pressures of the Mexican government and often face death threats just for doing their jobs. What is it like to be a journalist (and a woman journalist) in Mexico? In our first episode in Spanish, Julio and Maria talked to reporters