Julia Longoria

Julia Longoria is a radio journalist from Miami. She got her start in local newsrooms at WLRN and WNYC. She’s also worked at The New York Times and More Perfect, Radiolab’s spin-off about the Supreme Court.

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Julia Longoria appears in the following:

The End of This Experiment

Thursday, June 02, 2022

For The Experiment’s final episode, a meditation on our strange, sometimes beautiful, often frustrating country

The 50-Square-Mile Zone Where the Constitution Doesn't Apply

Thursday, May 26, 2022

Deep in Yellowstone National Park, Mike Belderrain stumbled into an area where, technically, the law couldn’t touch him.

Fighting to Remember Mississippi Burning

Thursday, May 19, 2022

At the height of Freedom Summer, the KKK killed three civil-rights workers in Philadelphia, Mississippi. Now, reporter Ko Bragg searches for memories in a town that would rather forget.

Judge Judy’s Law

Thursday, May 05, 2022

For decades, Americans have been bypassing the court system and settling their disputes on Judge Judy. But can people really find justice in a TV courtroom?

The Abortion Underground

Wednesday, May 04, 2022

Activists are once again preparing to take abortion into their own hands.

The Resurgence of the Abortion Underground

Friday, April 22, 2022

As the Supreme Court prepares to hear a case that could overturn Roe v. Wade in June, the reporter Jessica Bruder speaks with activists prepared to take abortions into their own hands.

Who Belongs in the Cherokee Nation?

Thursday, April 07, 2022

From the time she was a child, Marilyn Vann knew she was Black and she was Cherokee. But when she applied for citizenship in the Cherokee Nation as an adult, she was denied.

One American Family’s Debt to Ukraine

Friday, March 25, 2022

The story of a Jewish American family debunks a myth that Putin tells about Ukraine.

The Helen Keller Exorcism

Thursday, March 24, 2022

Haunted by the disability icon Helen Keller all her life, the Deafblind fantasy writer Elsa Sjunneson sets out on a journey to separate truth from myth.

One man's journey to view his family's complicated history with Ukraine differently

Monday, March 14, 2022

As Putin invaded Ukraine, Franklin Foer found the Russian leader's justification for violence uncanny. Foer shares how he once came to believe Putin's myth, and his journey to Ukraine to debunk it.

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One American Family’s Debt to Ukraine

Thursday, March 10, 2022

The story of one Jewish American family debunks a myth that Putin tells about Ukraine.

How SPAM built a town—and tore it apart

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Inside one of the most contentious labor battles in U.S. history. 

El Sueño de SPAM

Thursday, February 17, 2022

Thirty years after the Hormel strike, a mysterious disease spreads among SPAMtown’s new workforce.

Cram Your SPAM

Thursday, February 10, 2022

How SPAM built a town—and tore it apart

Uncle SPAM

Thursday, February 03, 2022

In World War II, the American Dream was exported across the world, one SPAM can at a time.

In Between Pro-life and Pro-choice

Thursday, December 16, 2021

Rebecca Shrader had always thought of abortion as a black-and-white issue. But when she became pregnant, she started to see the gray.

Is There Justice in Felony Murder?

Thursday, December 02, 2021

In April, The Experiment explored a legal principle that disproportionately puts youth of color and women behind bars. But is it the only way to hold police accountable when they kill?

What Does It Mean to Give Away Our DNA?

Thursday, October 28, 2021

As excitement about genetic testing grows, one Navajo geneticist considers the future of the field and whether her people should be a part of it.

Justice, Interrupted

Thursday, October 21, 2021

The highest court in America isn’t safe from mansplaining. A new set of rules for oral argument may change things.

Who Would Jesus Mock?

Thursday, October 14, 2021

The Atlantic’s Emma Green sits down with the editor-in-chief of Christian satire site the Babylon Bee to talk about mockery and the line between making fun and doing harm.