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In The Thick


Sep 6, 2019

Maria and Julio are back in the studio to talk about a recent OIG report that establishes the detrimental mental health impacts of family separation and conditions in detention facilities on migrant children. They also discuss CNN’s climate crisis town hall with 2020 candidates, the devastation in the Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian, and an ongoing story from this week about ICE agents opening fire while attempting to apprehend a man near Nashville.

ITT Staff Picks

  • Trump’s family separation policy amplified children’s trauma, via Roll Call
  • 6 winners and 3 losers from CNN’s climate crisis town hall, via Vox
  • Death and destruction stalk Bahamas in wake of Hurricane Dorian, via Al Jazeera