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.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 22m. Bisher sind 629 Folge(n) erschienen. Jeden Tag erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts

Black Lives Matter is working

America is undergoing a new racial reckoning. The Atlantic’s Adam Serwer explains why this time is different.


 2020-06-26  24m

Brazil’s coronavirus disaster

President Jair Bolsonaro called it the "sniffles" and recommended hydroxychloroquine. Now the country has over a million confirmed cases. Reporter Gustavo Ribeiro explains how Brazil could become the next epicenter.


 2020-06-24  22m

A world without bail?

With the wave of protests came waves of arrests and record-breaking donations to bail funds across the US, but reformers hope for a reckoning of one of the only for-profit bail systems in the world.


 2020-06-24  23m

How not to fire someone

Attorney General William Barr tried to quietly push out the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan on Friday night. Then everybody noticed.


 2020-06-22  21m

Celebrate Juneteenth!

The celebration of emancipation is as vital today as ever.


 2020-06-19  18m

A good day for DREAMers

In a major decision from the Supreme Court, DACA lives to fight another day. But it's not in the clear yet.


 2020-06-18  20m

The return of sports

There are two ways to do it: safely or not so safely. Guess which one we’re heading toward in the United States?


 2020-06-17  21m

Welcome to CHAZ

Some are calling six blocks of a Seattle neighborhood the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone. KUOW’s Casey Martin spent a week within its loosely guarded walls.


 2020-06-16  20m

A landmark LGBTQ ruling

The Supreme Court of the United States has decided the Civil Rights Act of 1964 applies to discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.


 2020-06-15  18m


After 33 seasons, the reality TV show Cops was canceled this week. Should scripted police dramas follow?


 2020-06-13  23m