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Roe v. Wade v. God

A rabbi, a priest, and an imam walk into the abortion debate. The priest wins. This episode was produced by Victoria... more

29 Jun 2022 · 27 minutes
Abortion pills

It’s safe and easy to end a pregnancy during the first trimester using a pair of FDA-approved pills. Accessing them... more

28 Jun 2022 · 27 minutes
Trigger bans

The Supreme Court’s decision was most immediately felt in states that pegged abortion bans to the fall of Roe v.... more

27 Jun 2022 · 27 minutes
The end of Roe v. Wade

The Supreme Court overturned a 49-year-old precedent that secured the right to an abortion. Irin Carmon from New York magazine... more

24 Jun 2022 · 25 minutes
Is Ukraine losing now?

The US is spending billions to arm Ukraine against Russian invaders. But without the proper training or supplies, Javelin missiles... more

23 Jun 2022 · 27 minutes
The rise and fall of the “millennial lifestyle subsidy”

Venture capitalists spent years subsidizing the price of things like Uber rides and food delivery. The Atlantic’s Derek Thompson explains... more

22 Jun 2022 · 27 minutes
From Russia with cash

Oligarchs from Russia and beyond stash their cash in British banks, which play a central role in the global offshore... more

21 Jun 2022 · 27 minutes
What if we saw the gunshot wounds?

John Temple was the editor of Rocky Mountain News in April 1999, when two students committed mass murder at Columbine... more

17 Jun 2022 · 27 minutes
A gun policy game-changer

America’s gun violence epidemic is a public health crisis. After 24 years of blocked funding, Congress is finally starting to... more

16 Jun 2022 · 27 minutes
Gun laws that work

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says tougher gun laws wouldn’t have stopped the Uvalde shooter. He’s wrong. This episode was produced by... more

15 Jun 2022 · 27 minutes
Let’s untangle the Second Amendment

It wasn’t until 2008 that the US Supreme Court established what a confusing sentence in the Constitution really meant for... more

14 Jun 2022 · 27 minutes
Has the gun control movement failed?

You might look at school shootings and think “Yes, obviously.” But two people who have been studying and participating in... more

13 Jun 2022 · 27 minutes
ConGRADulations, fellow kids

Ten months ago the faculty of Cramer Hill Elementary set out to get their kids back on track after a... more

10 Jun 2022 · 25 minutes
Adderall via Instagram

The mental health startup Cerebral benefited from pandemic-era changes to federal telehealth laws. But its easy-to-get prescriptions for tightly regulated... more

09 Jun 2022 · 27 minutes

Russia is weaponizing food by blockading Ukraine’s grain exports and withholding its own until other countries come to Putin to... more

08 Jun 2022 · 27 minutes
Boris Johnson presents: Motel Rwanda

The British government will deport UK-bound migrants to Rwanda. It’s part of a larger trend of rich countries offloading asylum... more

07 Jun 2022 · 27 minutes
Innocence is not enough

The Supreme Court is going to let Arizona kill Barry Jones, a man whose rape and murder convictions were vacated... more

06 Jun 2022 · 27 minutes
Let’s vent about guns

We opened up our hotline. You called and asked questions. We found answers. This episode was produced by Victoria Chamberlin and... more

03 Jun 2022 · 27 minutes
Why the economy feels bad right now

The stock market tumble and crypto crash are symptoms of a broader shift in the US economy. Jacob Goldstein explains... more

02 Jun 2022 · 27 minutes
How often can you get Covid?

Does your immunity still last for months? We asked a researcher who has been studying omicron reinfections. This episode was produced... more

01 Jun 2022 · 27 minutes
Can women fix the police?

Police departments across the US are signing a pledge to increase the share of women in their ranks, hoping the... more

31 May 2022 · 27 minutes
The shooters were 18

Writer and parent Joanna Schroeder wrote a guide for parents about what to look out for and how to intervene. This... more

27 May 2022 · 25 minutes

Good news: Epidemiologists don’t think monkeypox will be as bad as Covid-19. Bad news: We stopped vaccinating people against this... more

26 May 2022 · 27 minutes
How to not give up on guns

Vox’s Marin Cogan, who lived through a school shooting herself, explains why she hasn’t given up on a solution to... more

25 May 2022 · 27 minutes
Why the internet hates Amber Heard

It’s not just Johnny Depp’s fans — it’s Amber Heard’s anti-fans, too. The Atlantic's Kaitlyn Tiffany explains the Depp-ressing social... more

24 May 2022 · 27 minutes
Finland and Sweden have entered the chat

Their admission to NATO would further isolate Russia, leaving it the only Arctic country outside the alliance. This episode was produced... more

23 May 2022 · 27 minutes
Why the right is thirsty for Hungary

The Conservative Political Action Conference, which is like Republican Coachella, is usually held stateside, but this week it's throwing a... more

20 May 2022 · 27 minutes
So I elected an autocrat

Noel King traveled to Hungary to talk to people who voted for Viktor Orbán, people being persecuted by his government,... more

19 May 2022 · 27 minutes
How to lose a democracy in 10,000 days

The same man who helped usher in democracy in Hungary is the one who’s chipping away at it now. American... more

18 May 2022 · 25 minutes
Formula None

Millions of US parents are struggling to feed their infants due to a nationwide shortage of baby formula. This episode was... more

17 May 2022 · 27 minutes
Dr. Oz and the celebrity politician

This week Pennsylvania voters decide whether to give Dr. Oz a shot at the US Senate. To mark the occasion,... more

16 May 2022 · 27 minutes
Is abortion in the Constitution?

Not explicitly, no. But neither is the right to travel from New York to New Jersey. NYU law professor Kenji... more

13 May 2022 · 25 minutes
Sri Lankans have had enough

Sri Lanka’s “Go home, Gota!” protesters want to throw President Gotabaya Rajapaksa out of office. Reveal’s Ike Sriskandarajah explains what... more

12 May 2022 · 27 minutes
Dictator Jr.

The son of repressive dictator Ferdinand Marcos was just elected president of the Philippines. All he had to do was... more

11 May 2022 · 27 minutes
Free Brittney (Griner)

A week before Russia invaded Ukraine, it detained WNBA superstar Brittney Griner. Now the United States is turning up the... more

10 May 2022 · 27 minutes
A priest explains Putin’s “holy” war

Patriarch Kirill is the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church. A former colleague describes him as a one-time anti-Kremlin nonconformist.... more

09 May 2022 · 27 minutes
A cure for sickle cell?

Scientists have developed a long-sought treatment — perhaps even a cure — for sickle cell anemia. But getting it to... more

06 May 2022 · 27 minutes
Why little kids don’t have vaccines

And how the seemingly endless wait in the US is affecting their development. This episode was produced by Victoria Chamberlin, edited... more

05 May 2022 · 27 minutes
One man’s crusade against Roe v. Wade

Indiana lawyer Jim Bopp has spent most of his life chipping away at Roe v. Wade. His incremental approach to... more

04 May 2022 · 27 minutes
Justice Alito’s opinion

A largely unprecedented leak of a draft Supreme Court decision reveals the Court’s conservative majority intends to overturn Roe v. Wade. New... more

03 May 2022 · 27 minutes
Our (machine) gun problem

For less than $20 plus shipping everyday people can turn their handguns into machine guns. The Trace’s Alain Stephens explains... more

02 May 2022 · 27 minutes
Trumpbilly Elegy

Liberals turned to J.D. Vance’s book to better understand Donald Trump’s victory. Now the “Hillbilly Elegy” author is turning to... more

29 Apr 2022 · 25 minutes
Twitter’s new Musk

Elon Musk and Twitter have reached a deal. Recode’s Peter Kafka and Shirin Ghaffary explain what it means for the... more

28 Apr 2022 · 27 minutes
The Senate’s age-old old age problem

Dianne Feinstein’s colleagues are concerned the 88-year-old senator is struggling with memory loss, reports Tal Kopan of the San Francisco... more

27 Apr 2022 · 27 minutes
ok groomer

Accounts like “Libs of TikTok” are fueling right-wing media to label people who speak openly about sexuality and gender as... more

26 Apr 2022 · 27 minutes
El Salvador’s bet on bitcoin

By making bitcoin a national currency, El Salvador tried to transform its economy. Rest of World’s Leo Schwartz explains why... more

25 Apr 2022 · 27 minutes
A rough week for mask mandates

A Florida judge ended the federal government’s mass transit mask mandate this week. Vox’s Dylan Scott explains if mask mandates... more

22 Apr 2022 · 26 minutes
Russia’s mercenary army

The Wagner Group, a superviolent (and supersecretive) team of Kremlin-aligned mercenaries, is doing Vladimir Putin’s dirty work in Ukraine and... more

21 Apr 2022 · 27 minutes

Elon Musk says he wants to buy Twitter, but is also making 420 jokes. Kara Swisher (who knows him) and... more

20 Apr 2022 · 26 minutes
How Dylan got inflation wrong

Last year, Vox correspondent Dylan Matthews didn’t think inflation would be a big deal. He wasn’t the only one to... more

19 Apr 2022 · 27 minutes
The threat of Russian cyberwar

Russia is ramping up attacks on Ukraine’s digital infrastructure. The US could be next. This episode was produced by Victoria Chamberlin,... more

18 Apr 2022 · 27 minutes
China’s grip on Hollywood

Warner Bros. is censoring the newest Fantastic Beasts movie for Chinese audiences. It’s the latest reminder that Hollywood’s reliance on... more

15 Apr 2022 · 25 minutes
The end of January 6

The congressional committee investigating the Capitol insurrection has gathered an enormous amount of information. Now it must decide what to... more

14 Apr 2022 · 27 minutes
Let’s talk about Hunter Biden

Hunter Biden may not be the archcriminal that conservatives describe, but his actions present problems for his father (the president... more

13 Apr 2022 · 27 minutes
Pakistan’s vote of no Khanfidence

Pakistan’s prime minister was ousted. He blames the US. This episode was produced by Haleema Shah, edited by Matt Collette, engineered... more

12 Apr 2022 · 27 minutes
A grande victory for Starbucks workers

Starting a union can be a tall order, but many baristas have found it’s an effective way to venti their... more

11 Apr 2022 · 27 minutes
Canceling Russian culture

Vladimir Putin says the West is trying to erase 1,000 years of culture. Arts organizations say they have an obligation... more

08 Apr 2022 · 27 minutes
Buffalo Billions

The Buffalo Bills are set to receive a record-breaking $850 million in public funds to build a new stadium —... more

07 Apr 2022 · 27 minutes
Should Congress be able to trade stocks?

A 2012 law tried to limit lawmakers' ability to make money on Wall Street. It hasn’t worked. This episode was produced... more

06 Apr 2022 · 27 minutes
The isolation of Vladimir Putin

The Russian president has come to rely on a skewed version of history and an increasingly small circle of advisers.... more

05 Apr 2022 · 26 minutes
Did we just invent telepathy?

A groundbreaking new study claims to have found a way for a fully paralyzed person to communicate entirely via thought.... more

04 Apr 2022 · 27 minutes
Umami Mama

For thousands of years, there have been four basic tastes recognized across cultures. But thanks to Kumiko Ninomiya (aka the... more

01 Apr 2022 · 36 minutes
Microdosing goes mainstream

There is growing support for psychedelics as performance enhancers, mood boosters, and a shortcut to therapy. The science is mixed. This... more

31 Mar 2022 · 22 minutes
Ukrainians (and Russians) meet US Border Patrol

The US southern border remains closed to asylum seekers on account of Covid-19, unless you happen to be Ukrainian. This episode... more

30 Mar 2022 · 25 minutes
The National Guard is tired

And in Texas, they’re trying to unionize. This episode was produced by Victoria Chamberlin, engineered by Efim Shapiro and Paul Mounsey,... more

29 Mar 2022 · 24 minutes
“The greatest night in the history of television”

The Oscars were bordering on irrelevancy until Will Smith slapped Chris Rock on stage. This episode was produced by Hady Mawajdeh... more

28 Mar 2022 · 25 minutes
Is the war in Ukraine unwinnable?

One month in, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine isn’t going according to plan. Historian and retired Army colonel Andrew Bacevich explains... more

25 Mar 2022 · 25 minutes
(Ukrainian) refugees welcome!

As Poland welcomes almost 2 million Ukrainians in, it’s spending $4 million on a wall to keep Syrians, Iraqis, and... more

24 Mar 2022 · 25 minutes
Mariupol under siege

The Russian military may have committed war crimes in its brutal attack on the Ukrainian city of Mariupol. International law... more

23 Mar 2022 · 25 minutes
Permanent daylight saving time?

A bill to make daylight saving time permanent slipped through the Senate. Now, the real fight for time begins. This episode... more

22 Mar 2022 · 26 minutes
The Americans fighting for Ukraine

President Biden insists he won’t send American troops to join Ukraine’s war with Russia. Veterans like Alexander Szokoly joined the... more

21 Mar 2022 · 26 minutes
South Korea’s incoming “anti-feminist” president

With its neighbor distracted by domestic culture wars, North Korea is making new moves. This episode was produced by Miles Bryan,... more

18 Mar 2022 · 24 minutes
“Don’t Say Gay”

The furor over Florida’s latest culture-war legislation has Disney, among the state’s largest employers, turning red. This episode was produced by... more

17 Mar 2022 · 26 minutes
Why Ukraine won’t quit

Millions of people have fled Ukraine since Russia’s war begin. We check back in with Kurii Vasyl, who stayed behind,... more

16 Mar 2022 · 24 minutes
Defunding Covid-19

The coronavirus pandemic isn’t over, but certain corners of Congress don’t want to spend a penny more on it. Dr.... more

15 Mar 2022 · 26 minutes
Beware the Madness of March

Americans bet more than $50 billion on sports last year, and that record will likely be broken in 2022 as... more

14 Mar 2022 · 29 minutes
Radio, someone still loves you

The BBC is bringing back shortwave radio broadcasts to counter censorship and disinformation in Russia and Ukraine. Professor D.W. Stupples... more

11 Mar 2022 · 26 minutes
Putin’s war spills into space

Russia has threatened to let the International Space Station plummet. The Verge’s Loren Grush explains the Star Wars. This episode was... more

10 Mar 2022 · 26 minutes
From Kabul’s airport to Virginia’s burbs

The world watched in horror as tens of thousands fled Afghanistan last August. Today, Explained’s Haleema Shah meets with an... more

09 Mar 2022 · 30 minutes
Banning Russian oil

Gas prices hit a record high in the United States today. Then the White House put an embargo on Russian... more

08 Mar 2022 · 26 minutes
Breaking Russia’s banks

The US and EU are denying a handful of Russian banks access to SWIFT, a key tool in the global... more

07 Mar 2022 · 26 minutes
Volodymyr vs. Vladimir

Volodymyr Zelenskyy went from a middling peacetime president to a heroic wartime president. Kyiv Independent’s Oleksiy Sorokin explains from an... more

04 Mar 2022 · 24 minutes
The Texas transgender panic

Gov. Greg Abbott has instructed child protection officials to investigate the parents of transgender children. Dallas Morning News reporter Lauren... more

03 Mar 2022 · 23 minutes
Why Ukraine has to fight Russia alone

And how the fight might end. This episode was produced by Hady Mawajdeh, edited by Matt Collette, engineered by Efim Shapiro,... more

02 Mar 2022 · 24 minutes
What Russians think of Putin’s war

It depends a lot on where they get their news. Meduza’s Aleksey Kovalev reports from Moscow. This episode was produced by... more

01 Mar 2022 · 28 minutes
Ketanji Brown Jackson

President Joe Biden’s Supreme Court nominee is historic but may have little impact on American law. Vox’s Ian Millhiser explains. This... more

28 Feb 2022 · 27 minutes
The real and imagined history of Ukraine

Vladimir Putin says Ukraine isn’t a country. He’s wrong. This episode was produced by Miles Bryan, edited by Matt Collette, engineered... more

25 Feb 2022 · 28 minutes
A phone call from Ukraine

Kurii Vasyl and his niece Yulya try to make sense of Russia’s invasion of their country. And Kyiv Independent reporter... more

24 Feb 2022 · 24 minutes
Why Ukraine matters

Vox’s Jonathan Guyer explains how a Russian invasion of Ukraine could affect me and you and everyone we know. This episode... more

23 Feb 2022 · 29 minutes
The Olympics on thin ice

This year’s weird Winter Olympics were overshadowed by politics, Covid-19, and the threat of war. But as NPR’s Tom Goldman... more

22 Feb 2022 · 28 minutes
Weapons of cash destruction

The US hopes the threat of sanctions will dissuade Russia from invading Ukraine. Historian Nicholas Mulder explains the surprising history... more

18 Feb 2022 · 31 minutes
Bitcoin Bonnie and Clyde

A tech investor and his rapper wife were busted for a multi-billion dollar bitcoin heist. They couldn’t really spend any... more

17 Feb 2022 · 22 minutes
All-American divorce

In her Today, Explained debut, co-host Noel King heads to Atlanta to find out why some people in one of... more

16 Feb 2022 · 29 minutes
What the truck is happening in Canada?

A convoy of truckers angry over Covid-19 mandates is disrupting life in Canada’s capital city. Their movement is gaining traction... more

15 Feb 2022 · 26 minutes
Sarah Palin v. The New York Times

The New York Times published an editorial that made false claims about Sarah Palin. A lawsuit over the error could... more

14 Feb 2022 · 28 minutes
The best and worst of Tom Brady

Quarterback Tom Brady will retire as the winningest football player in NFL history. ESPN's Seth Wickersham explains why so many... more

11 Feb 2022 · 35 minutes
How Brett Kavanaugh views time

When it comes to fixing discriminatory voting maps, nine months may not be enough for some justices. Ian Millhiser explains. This... more

10 Feb 2022 · 23 minutes
Why America loves a Jackass

The Oscar nominations are out, but the No. 1 movie in America features Johnny Knoxville and his friends hurting each... more

09 Feb 2022 · 30 minutes
How this Syria raid was different

President Biden gave strict orders to avoid collateral damage during a raid on an ISIS leader. Civilians still died, but... more

08 Feb 2022 · 24 minutes

Why are colleges ditching the test? A) The SAT is biased B) Colleges want to admit more diverse students C)... more

07 Feb 2022 · 26 minutes
Is everything trauma now?

Psychologists are worried that "trauma" is losing its meaning. A trauma survivor says they shouldn't be. This episode was produced by... more

04 Feb 2022 · 30 minutes
The case against masks

At least in schools. This episode was produced by Victoria Chamberlin, edited by Matt Collette, engineered by Efim Shapiro, fact-checked by... more

03 Feb 2022 · 29 minutes
Throwing money at the migrant crisis

Vice President Kamala Harris just attended Honduras’s presidential inauguration. Her trip was really about the US-Mexico border. February 4, 2022 correction: An... more

02 Feb 2022 · 22 minutes
Spotify’s Joe Rogan problem

The podcast host built a massive audience by speaking to fringe figures in culture, business, and science. During the pandemic,... more

01 Feb 2022 · 33 minutes
Honey, I shrunk the kids’ tax credit

The US government let the expanded child tax credit expire ... just as researchers produced a study showing giving parents... more

31 Jan 2022 · 28 minutes
Ukraine’s pipeline problem

The US is negotiating to stop Russia from invading Ukraine, but a Germany-backed natural gas project complicates things. This episode was... more

28 Jan 2022 · 22 minutes
Breyer to Reteyer

Vox’s Ian Millhiser says American politics shifted during Justice Stephen Breyer’s career, until he no longer had a place in... more

27 Jan 2022 · 23 minutes
Joe Biden, r u ok?

Build Back Blunders, and other presidential misadventures. This episode was produced by Miles Bryan, edited by Matt Collette, engineered by Efim... more

26 Jan 2022 · 25 minutes
A Syrian war criminal is actually going to prison

Crimes against humanity are rarely prosecuted successfully, but a Syrian colonel got a life sentence for just that. Documentarian Adithya... more

25 Jan 2022 · 26 minutes
China’s Winter Olympics (feat. Covid-19)

The Games don’t begin until February 4, but the drama around the pandemic, free speech, and diplomatic boycotts has been... more

24 Jan 2022 · 28 minutes
10 Downer Street

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing political ruin because his aides partied while the UK locked down. This episode was... more

21 Jan 2022 · 29 minutes
The man with a pig heart

That’ll do, pig. That’ll do. Today's show was produced by Miles Bryan, edited by Matt Collette, engineered by Efim Shapiro and... more

20 Jan 2022 · 27 minutes
The James Webb Time Machine

To look into deep space is to look back in time. Ahead of the launch of the James Webb Space... more

19 Jan 2022 · 25 minutes
The James Webb Space Telescope

This Sunday, the greatest telescope in the history of humanity is scheduled to reach its destination nearly a million miles... more

18 Jan 2022 · 29 minutes
Chile’s millennial president

The 35-year-old president-elect in Chile loves tattoos, Taylor Swift, and progressive policies. Gabriel Boric will now try to overhaul the government... more

14 Jan 2022 · 27 minutes
Why Russia sent its janky version of NATO to Kazakhstan

The speedy arrival of CSTO troops in Kazakhstan is unprecedented in the 30-year history of the Russia-backed regional security alliance. Today’s... more

13 Jan 2022 · 20 minutes
"Break the Senate"

President Joe Biden wants to change how the Senate works to pass voting reforms. Sen. Mitch McConnell is threatening hell... more

12 Jan 2022 · 28 minutes
Novax Djokovic

How the best-ranked men’s tennis player in the world went to Australia to become the greatest of all time and... more

11 Jan 2022 · 30 minutes
No substitutes for the substitutes

What happens when all the teachers get sick? Today’s show was produced by Miles Bryan with help from Hady Mawajdeh, edited... more

10 Jan 2022 · 24 minutes
The high cost of cheap clothes

Fast fashion took over the apparel industry, but consumers are tiring of its poor labor and environmental standards. Vox’s Terry... more

07 Jan 2022 · 26 minutes
Life on the Russia-Ukraine border

Russia has kept its military at Ukraine’s doorstep for almost a decade. But a recent escalation on the border is... more

06 Jan 2022 · 28 minutes

A tech startup said it could start a medical revolution with a little machine and a drop of blood. It... more

05 Jan 2022 · 25 minutes
Will omicron speed up the pandemic’s end?

The omicron variant is very transmissible, but it might make Covid-19 less miserable. Today’s show was produced by Miles Bryan with... more

04 Jan 2022 · 24 minutes
America still can’t agree on its insurrection

One year later, the United States is still trying to wrap its head around what happened on January 6, 2021.... more

03 Jan 2022 · 34 minutes

This song was written and performed by Sean Rameswaram and Noam Hassenfeld, produced by Noam, engineered by Efim Shapiro, and... more

30 Dec 2021 · 4 minutes
Giannis Antetokounmpo’s American dream

Giannis Antetokounmpo went from hawking watches and DVDs on the streets of Greece to winning an NBA championship for the... more

29 Dec 2021 · 37 minutes
Taylor’s version

One of the biggest pop stars in the world is rerecording her first six albums at the artistic peak of... more

28 Dec 2021 · 30 minutes
The spike in gun violence

America's homicide rate rose by almost 30 percent in 2020. It was the biggest spike in 60 years, and the... more

27 Dec 2021 · 50 minutes
Four days of work?

The pandemic changed how we think about work. In this repodcast, Vox’s Anna North says it might be time to... more

23 Dec 2021 · 27 minutes
Good news

2021 was better than 2020. Here's proof. Today’s show was produced by Matt Collette, edited by Jillian Weinberger, engineered by Efim... more

22 Dec 2021 · 20 minutes
Vanessa Nakate’s climate optimism

Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate has been ridiculed, erased, and let down by the world's most powerful people. She explains... more

21 Dec 2021 · 27 minutes
We scored Biden’s first year

We scored Biden’s first year The New Yorker’s Evan Osnos evaluates President Biden’s first year in office and whether Biden managed... more

20 Dec 2021 · 29 minutes
Who killed Malcolm X?

Nearly 60 years after the assassination of Malcolm X, some of the men wrongly put in prison for killing him... more

17 Dec 2021 · 33 minutes
The blood diamond of batteries

Cobalt is powering the electric vehicle revolution, but much of the world’s supply is mined under deadly conditions in Congo.... more

16 Dec 2021 · 31 minutes
(Some) omicron answers

Thanks to South Africa, the world now has some data on omicron’s severity, transmissibility, and whether or not the vaccines... more

15 Dec 2021 · 24 minutes
Operation Flex

A bodybuilder posing as a Muslim convert was welcomed into a California mosque. When he showed signs of extremism, members... more

14 Dec 2021 · 35 minutes
Why we still can't predict tornadoes

Most people get about eight minutes' advance warning of a tornado. This episode of Vox’s Unexplainable podcast explores how scientists... more

13 Dec 2021 · 23 minutes
The new meth

While the nation’s attention has been focused on the opioid crisis, a new, more dangerous form of methamphetamine has swept... more

10 Dec 2021 · 22 minutes
The fastest economic collapse ever

That’s what the United Nations says is taking place in Afghanistan right now. Today’s show was produced by Will Reid, edited... more

09 Dec 2021 · 26 minutes
Are you vaxxed, fellow kids?

Today, Explained returns to Cramer Hill Elementary School to explore the challenges of vaccinating children against Covid-19. Today’s show was reported... more

08 Dec 2021 · 30 minutes
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Today, Explained returns to Cramer Hill Elementary School to explore the challenges of vaccinating children against Covid-19. Today’s show was reported by Miles... more