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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Is this the second wave?

Vox’s Dylan Scott says it’s hard to tell because the United States is riding 50 different Covid-19 waves.


 2020-06-11  18m

Can Congress reform the police?

The United States has a policing problem and Congress wants to fix it. Vox’s Li Zhou explains whether the Democrats’ new bill will go anywhere.


 2020-06-10  25m

Minneapolis commits to “dismantling” the police

Minneapolis City Council member Alondra Cano explains what the city wants to do and what might get in the way.


 2020-06-09  22m

Biden his time

Pandemic, protests, and the best poll numbers yet for Joe Biden.


 2020-06-08  21m

The Talk

Two mothers talk to their teenage sons about race and police brutality in the United States.


 2020-06-05  27m

What “abolish the police” means

It’s not what you think.


 2020-06-04  21m

The problem with police unions

Even after Derek Chauvin was captured on video killing George Floyd, he could still get his job back. BuzzFeed’s Melissa Segura explains how.


 2020-06-03  23m


President Trump wants to blame the unrest on antifa. Vox’s Zack Beauchamp explains why he can’t.


 2020-06-03  26m

American Nightmare

Professor Ibram X. Kendi explains how the protests and unrest are a result of black America’s living nightmare and what it will take to wake up.


 2020-06-01  22m

“I can’t breathe.” Again.

The former police officer who killed George Floyd has been charged with murder. But Floyd’s case is just one of many recent incidents of police brutality in Minneapolis. The Marshall Project’s Simone Weichselbaum explains why police reform hasn’t worked in the city.


 2020-05-30  20m