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.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 22m. Bisher sind 627 Folge(n) erschienen. Jeden Tag erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts
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Biden’s $2 trillion climate plan


Joe Biden is tacking to the left and embracing a historic climate plan. Vox’s David Roberts explains whether it stands a chance.


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Tucker Carlson’s America


The most popular host in the history of cable news returned from a week-long vacation after his head writer was exposed as a raging bigot. The Washington Post’s Erik Wemple explains why the scandal won’t stick.


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When the feds came to Portland


They came in military camouflage and unmarked vans. Now the state of Oregon is suing the federal government over its policing tactics. Oregon Public Broadcasting’s Conrad Wilson explains.


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The Island of Explained: Vaccines


We return to the magical Island of Explained with a microbiologist and a talking moth to find out what it will take to produce a coronavirus vaccine.


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#CancelRent


Eviction bans and expanded unemployment benefits are expiring, leaving millions of Americans at risk of losing their homes by the end of the summer.


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What happened to California?


California once looked like an example of how to handle the pandemic. Now it’s a warning for other states looking to reopen.


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The Washington Football Team


The District of Columbia's football team is abandoning the name it adopted almost a century ago. Paul Chaat Smith, a curator at the National Museum of the American Indian, hopes the country is at long last ready to reckon with its past.


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Stone free


President Trump commuted Roger Stone’s sentence in what Vox’s Andrew Prokop says is a particularly troubling variety of political corruption.


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A million international students in limbo


The Trump administration announced it would send a million international students home this week. But Vox’s Nicole Narea says the students are collateral in a bigger political play.


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Supreme Tax Court


The Supreme Court issued its remaining decisions today for the 2020 term, including the biggie: Trump’s tax returns.


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