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Peru’s Failed Democratic Transition

As Peru faces another political crisis following the impeachment of former president Pedro Castillo last month, Latino Rebels Radio host Julio Ricardo Varela welcomes Peruvian professor Roger Merino to discuss how the right wing is playing a dangerous democratic game that has led to the deaths of several protesters.

  • Jan 19, 2023
  • 6:23 PM

Brazil, Biden and the Border

Following a week that included a failed coup attempt in Brazil by followers of former president Jair Bolsonaro and U.S. president Joe Biden receiving heavy criticism for expanding Trump-era immigration policy, what parallels can be drawn from these events? Latino Rebels Radio host Julio Ricardo Varela searches for answers by welcoming both Sabrina Fernandes and Juliana Macedo do Nascimento to discuss both issues.

  • Jan 12, 2023
  • 5:43 PM

Lula Returns

With the return of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva as Brazil’s president and the hope of Brazilian democracy being renewed, Latino Rebels Radio host Julio Ricardo Varela begins the new year by speaking with Brazil-based freelance journalist Michael Fox on what lies ahead for Lula’s second run in office following the right-wing presidency of Jair Bolsonaro.

  • Jan 5, 2023
  • 5:04 PM

Anti-Black Latino Bias

While Futuro Media remains on holiday break, Latino Rebels Radio producer Oscar Fernández steps in once again for another episode of the Latino Media Collective. Oscar spends the hour with Professor Tanya Katerí Hernández to discuss her recent book, “Racial Innocence: Unmasking Latino Anti-Black Bias and the Struggle for Equality,” and the inconvenient truth of […]

  • Dec 30, 2022
  • 10:21 AM

Undocumented & LGBTQ: Julio Salgado

In this episode, Oscar welcomes visual artist and longtime friend of Latino Rebels, Julio Salgado, in another installment of the LMC’s “Undocumented and LGBTQ” series.

  • Dec 22, 2022
  • 4:12 PM

Journalism Is Not a Crime

Why is military-grade spyware being used against journalists? Latino Rebels Radio host Julio Ricardo Varela searches for answers by speaking with El Faro reporter Nelson Rauda to discuss the use of Pegasus spyware in El Salvador and why it should matter to journalists in the United States.

  • Dec 15, 2022
  • 4:50 PM

The Latino TV Boom

Latino Rebels Radio: December 8, 2022

  • Dec 8, 2022
  • 3:29 PM

Futuro Investigates

On this episode of Latino Rebels Radio, host Julio Ricardo Varela welcomes Futuro Media senior producers Julieta Martinelli and Roxanne Scott to discuss the debut Futuro Investigates story about the dangers migrants face in the Arizona desert.

  • Dec 1, 2022
  • 4:14 PM

Rethinking Thanksgiving

Latino Rebels Radio: November 24, 2022

  • Nov 24, 2022
  • 8:00 AM

No More Sleeping Giant

Latino Rebels Radio with guest Chuck Rocha: November 17, 2022

  • Nov 17, 2022
  • 3:52 PM

Messi’s Final Shot

Latino Rebels Radio: November 10, 2022

  • Nov 10, 2022
  • 3:55 PM

Lula vs. Bolsonaro: Round 2

Latino Rebels Radio host Julio Ricardo Varela welcomes Roberta Braga of Equis Research to break down the contentious and highly competitive second round of Brazil’s presidential election and weigh it against the destabilizing threat of disinformation.

  • Nov 3, 2022
  • 4:37 PM

Winning Over Latino Voters

Latino Rebels Radio: October 27, 2022

  • Oct 27, 2022
  • 4:35 PM

Disinfo en español

Latino Rebels Radio: October 20, 2022

  • Oct 20, 2022
  • 5:11 PM

Racism and the LA City Council

Latino Rebels Radio: October 13, 2022

  • Oct 13, 2022
  • 5:04 PM

Lula vs. Bolsonaro: Round 1

Latino Rebels Radio: October 6, 2022

  • Oct 6, 2022
  • 4:06 PM

Humanizing Migration

Latino Rebels Radio: September 29, 2022

  • Sep 29, 2022
  • 7:39 PM

Fiona’s Fury

Latino Rebels Radio: September 22, 2022

  • Sep 22, 2022
  • 4:28 PM

Five Years After María

Latino Rebels Radio: September 15, 2022

  • Sep 15, 2022
  • 6:28 PM

A Detroit Community Podcast Lab Triple Feature

Latino Rebels Radio: September 1, 2022

  • Sep 1, 2022
  • 10:34 AM

Passing the Mic With Maria Hinojosa

Latino Rebels Radio: August 25, 2022

  • Aug 25, 2022
  • 5:11 PM

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