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 22m. Bisher sind 743 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint täglich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 11 days 17 hours 11 minutes

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Coronavirus, 365 days later


One year after our first episode on the novel coronavirus, Vox’s Julia Belluz explains what we got right, what we got wrong, and what comes next.


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Marianne Williamson on healing America’s soul


Marianne Williamson was applauded as well as ridiculed on the presidential debate stage when she warned of the “dark psychic forces of collectivized hatred.” Now, just a few weeks after a lethal insurrection, a historic second impeachment, and the inauguration of President Joe Biden, she talks about the possibility of unity.


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Second in command, first in history


Kamala Harris has already broken barriers, but ahead lies the rare task of leading a polarized and evenly divided Senate.


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Biden’s first 17 actions (in 17 minutes)


In his first few minutes in office, President Biden hit CTRL+Z on former President Trump’s agenda.


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46


Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were sworn in today and got straight to work. Vox’s Laura McGann and Dylan Matthews explain what will be done immediately, and what’s possible with the slimmest of majorities in Congress.


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Abolish the lame-duck period?


America’s two-month lame-duck period gave supporters of the outgoing president ample time to plan a violent uprising. Vox’s Ian Millhiser argues the long transition needs to end.


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The first global vaccination


Was distributed by 22 orphans.


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Okay, Google: unionize!


A very big tech company now has a very small union. Recode’s Shirin Ghaffary explains why highly paid workers in an anti-union business still organized and made history.


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The people behind the insurrection


President Trump has been impeached for inciting an insurrection on the Capitol one week ago. CNN’s Elle Reeve was there and explains who was duped into mobbing the government. Plus, Washington Post’s Dan Lamothe reports on how the government plans to prevent another mob from wreaking havoc.


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A step past impeachment


Impeachment won’t stop the United States’ slide towards authoritarianism. Voter reform might.


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