Today, Explained

News comes at you fast. Join us at the end of your day to understand it. Today, Explained is your all killer, no filler, Monday to Friday news explainer hosted by Sean Rameswaram and featuring the finest reporters from the Vox Media Podcast Network and beyond.

https://www.vox.com/todayexplained

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 23m. Bisher sind 867 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein täglich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 14 days 3 hours 20 minutes

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Infrastructure Pete


Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg explains what he and his boss are calling a once-in-a-generation spending plan.


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Human infrastructure


President Biden wants infrastructure spending to include child care, elder care, food assistance, even community college. Vox’s Anna North explains how he might convince Republicans in Congress.


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Our No. 2 problem


America’s sewage system is total crap, but there’s a new plumber in town.


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Why we can’t have nice trains


And how it got so dam expensive to build things in America.


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Hot infrastructure summer


It’s a big week for President Biden’s infrastructure plans. Vox’s Li Zhou explains the obstacles in his way, and a historian says one of them is our collective memory.


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#FreeBritney was right


Britney Spears returned to conservatorship court this week. Vox’s Constance Grady explains how Spears has rapidly become the face of a legal reform movement.


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Cuba's had enough


Cubans hit the streets for unprecedented protests against their communist government. CNN's Patrick Oppmann is on the ground in Havana with spotty wifi.


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The Lone Star strategy


Republicans in Texas are legislating so far to the right the state’s Democrats up and fled to Washington, DC. Vox’s Nicole Narea explains.


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What’s happening in Haiti


The assassination of President Jovenel Moïse is the latest in a long line of setbacks for Haiti’s stability. AyiboPost’s Widlore Mérancourt explains from Port-au-Prince.


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Postcards from pandemic purgatory


Travel around the globe to hear how disparately people are experiencing the pandemic in July 2021.


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