Today, Explained

Today, Explained

Vox
Oct 22, 2020 21 min

“Hey Google,” the United States is suing you

Bill Barr and Elizabeth Warren have found a common enemy. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 21, 2020 22 min

Will Covid-19 cancel the holidays?

Last Christmas, I gave you my health. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 20, 2020 23 min

Block the vote?

The 2020 election is well underway, as are efforts to prevent people from voting. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 19, 2020 28 min

The parody-proof president

Live from New York, impressions are trite! Vox critic-at-large Emily VanDerWerff explains why late-night TV struggles to satirize President Trump, and argues the internet is doing a much better job. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 16, 2020 27 min

The Trump Years: America First

In the second of our five-part series, Vox’s Nicole Narea and Jenn Williams explain how President Trump has fundamentally changed the perception of the United States at home and abroad. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 15, 2020 22 min

Do you believe in magic?

A Los Angeles magician struck gold with a glorified Zoom meeting. Some are asking if he’s figured out how to save theater. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 14, 2020 26 min

Amy Coney Barrett’s originalism

The judge isn’t saying much in her confirmation hearing, but Vox’s Ian Millhiser explains how her legal theory will guide her on the Supreme Court. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 13, 2020 24 min

The case for ending the filibuster

Even if Democrats win the White House, take the Senate, and hold the House, most of their legislation could be doomed because of the filibuster. Vox’s Ezra Klein says it’s filibusted. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 09, 2020 24 min

The Trump Years: Deregulator in chief

In the first of our five-part series, Vox’s Matthew Yglesias explains why President Donald Trump seldom boasts about his biggest accomplishment. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 08, 2020 25 min

Did anyone defund the police?

In June, nine members of the Minneapolis City Council stood onstage at a community rally and pledged to dismantle the police. Council member Alondra Cano returns to explain why it’s taking so long. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Today, Explained
Genre
News
Episodes
681
Frequency
Daily podcast
Website
vox.com/todayexplained
Hosted on
Megaphone
Creators
Joss Fong (Host)
Gene Demby (Host)
Anna Sale (Host)
Ezra Klein (Host)
Ratings
(16)
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