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In The Thick

Apr 19, 2019

In this special Mueller report ITT edition, Maria and Julio give their takeaways on the 448-page redacted document by special counsel Robert Mueller on Russian meddling during the 2016 presidential election. They discuss Attorney General William Barr’s defense of Trump, the obstruction of justice during the...


Apr 16, 2019

This week, Trump said he’s considering sending migrants to sanctuary cities. Maria and Julio are joined by two All-Stars, Jenni Monet, independent journalist and tribal member of the Pueblo of Laguna, and Brentin Mock, staff writer for City Lab, to discuss Trump's latest use of immigrants as political pawns. They also...


Apr 12, 2019

It's been a busy week in immigration news, from Kirstjen Nielsen’s resignation to Trump contradicting his administration's officials when it comes to his zero tolerance policy. Maria and Julio make sense of the latest in border politics. They also discuss how the coverage of Attorney General William Barr's testimony...


Apr 9, 2019

Feminists have been organizing against gender violence in Mexico for years. But over the last few weeks, Mexican women have taken to social media to call out abusive men in creative industries, starting a new wave of #MeToo. Maria and Julio are joined by Peniley Ramírez, investigative reporter with Univision and...


Apr 5, 2019

In a historic election on Tuesday, Lori Lightfoot became Chicago’s first black woman and openly gay person elected mayor, but not everyone in the community is celebrating. Julio and guest co-host All-Star Jamilah King discuss this, plus the media rhetoric around Puerto Rico and how Nipsey Hussle’s murder marked a...