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In The Thick


Aug 14, 2018

Maria and Julio catch up with all-star Terrell Jermaine Starr, senior reporter at The Root, and Jane Coaston, senior politics reporter at Vox. They talk the latest with conspiracy theories, Paul Manafort's white male hubris, Unite the Right 2 and how Omarosa's drama could threaten cybersecurity.
  
ITT Staff Picks: 
  • Jane's latest for Vox about what the Unite the Right 2 rally tells us about white supremacy in the United States.
  • Terrell's coverage of the Paul Manafort trial for The Root.
  • A look at Paul Manafort's ties to Ukraine and kleptocracy in the United States, by Franklin Foer in The Atlantic.
  • Vox's reporting on the study Julio mentions from the University of Alabama’s George Hawley, published by UVA’s Institute for Family Studies, that 11 million white Americans share the same beliefs as the "alt-right" or white supremacists.