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Jan 29, 2019

The longest shutdown in U.S. history has ended with the President taking credit for solving a problem that he created and continuing his rhetoric about a non-existent border crisis. Maria and Julio are joined by two All-Stars: Jenni Monet, an independent journalist and tribal member of the Pueblo of Laguna, and Terrell...


Dec 25, 2018

To our In The Thick listeners:

We're sending a message of love and appreciation to you all. We wish you all felices fiestas and happy holidays. A special thank you note to all the POC journalists, particularly to women journalists of color, who continue to push forward for truth and democracy.

Peace and love,

Maria y...


Oct 4, 2018

Maria and Julio talk to In The Thick All-Star Jose Antonio Vargas in this unique, live episode as part of the PEN Out Loud series in New York City. In a very intimate conversation about mental health and the immigrant community, Maria, Julio and Jose Antonio get personal. The live audience also shared their experiences,...


Sep 20, 2018

A year ago, Hurricane Maria destroyed Puerto Rico. The past 12 months have brought disorganized recovery efforts, an estimated thousands of deaths and an island that refuses to let go of its resiliency. In The Thick is dedicating a two-part special series to honor this tragic anniversary. In Part 1, Maria and Julio talk...


Sep 18, 2018

The #MMIWG (Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls) movement has been gaining momentum in the U.S. and Canada, as Indigenous women call for an end to targeted violence. Maria and Julio speak about this widespread issue with Annita Lucchesi, a Southern Cheyenne cartographer who has built the largest database of...