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Julio Ricardo Varela

MSNBC Columnist

Julio Ricardo Varela is the founder of Latino Rebels, a co-host of the “In The Thick” political podcast and president of Futuro Media. 


Julio Ricardo Varela is the founder of Latino Rebels, a co-host of the “In The Thick” political podcast and president of Futuro Media. 


Latest from Julio Ricardo Varela

3d ago

Latino Republicans voting to defund a national Latino museum feels like betrayal

Co-chairs of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus voted to defund the National Museum of the American Latino after criticizing an exhibit they say leans left.
48d ago

Ron DeSantis threatens worse border policies than Donald Trump

Ron DeSantis' “No Excuses” plan for the Mexican border suggests Donald Trump wasn't sufficiently harsh in carrying out his anti-immigration plan.
59d ago

This financial decision could haunt Cincinnati Reds rookie Elly De La Cruz

Cincinnati Reds rookie shortstop Elly De La Cruz is a client of Big League Advantage, which gives minor leaguers cash for a share future earnings.
68d ago

Ron DeSantis continues to use migrants as political props

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' administration arranged flights that carried migrants from Texas to Sacramento, California. Officials there are calling him out.
95d ago

Title 42 ended with Democrats' whimper

As the Trump-era Title 42 policy that restricted asylum seekers expired Thursday, this Biden official sounded like Republicans who detest immigration.
137d ago

Deadly migration center fire shuts down one of the GOP’s most dishonest claims

A deadly fire at a migrant center in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, demonstrates again, the inhumanity of U.S. immigration policy.
152d ago

Some MLB fans are too arrogant to see why Edwin Diaz took the mound for Puerto Rico

Edwin Díaz’s knee injury during the postgame field celebration after Puerto Rico’s win over the Dominican Republic will cause the Mets star to miss the season.
166d ago

Can these Latino conservatives hold the line against the nativists in the GOP?

Rep. Tony Gonzales of Texas and Rep. Maria Salazar of Florida, both Republicans, oppose an immigration bill from Rep. Chip Roy of Texas.
180d ago

Stripping his critics of their citizenship is this dictator’s new despicable tactic

Daniel Ortega, the president of Nicaragua, deported 222 political prisoners to the United States and they were stripped of their citizenship.
193d ago

GOP's threat to impeach Homeland Security chief is ridiculous, but real

Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., said he's introducing articles of impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.
201d ago

The violence against Indigenous protesters in Peru deserves our attention

The government of Peru has unleashed a massive and violent response against mostly Indigenous protesters who are trying to save Peruvian democracy.