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Today, Explained
Today, Explained

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“Okay, Google, what’s a monopoly?”

The Department of Justice wants Google to break up its advertising business. The Wall Street Journal’s Keach Hagey explains how... more

30 Jan 2023 · 27 minutes
Why are businesses acting like there’s a recession?

Wealthy companies like Google and Microsoft are announcing unprecedented layoffs — all while the economy is trending in the right... more

27 Jan 2023 · 27 minutes
Peru’s democracy crisis

Dozens have died in anti-government protests in Peru. Journalist Simeon Tegel reports from Lima on how the mounting anger over... more

26 Jan 2023 · 27 minutes
Fine dining isn’t fine

Chef René Redzepi said his Copenhagen restaurant, Noma, deemed the best in the world, isn't sustainable and will close next... more

25 Jan 2023 · 26 minutes
Why Mexico’s top cop is on trial in NYC

The US and Mexican governments trusted Genaro Garcia Luna to crack down on the drug trade. Now he’s on trial... more

24 Jan 2023 · 27 minutes
Thanks but no tanks, Ukraine

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says Ukraine desperately needs tanks to fight Russia. The US, which has provided many other weapons, is... more

23 Jan 2023 · 26 minutes
The politics of India’s biggest blockbusteRRR

Most people watch RRR and see one of the greatest action epics in the history of cinema. But some see... more

20 Jan 2023 · 27 minutes
It’s debt ceiling season

House Republicans are refusing to raise the US debt ceiling without huge concessions. Vox’s Dylan Matthews explains why we have... more

19 Jan 2023 · 27 minutes
The half-baked gas stove debate

No, the government isn’t coming for your gas stove. Vox’s Rebecca Leber explains why you might want to switch anyway. This... more

18 Jan 2023 · 27 minutes
Compost yourself

Remember you are dirt and to dirt you shall return. Science journalist Eleanor Cummins and law professor Tanya Marsh explain... more

17 Jan 2023 · 27 minutes
Today, Explained
“Okay, Google, what’s a monopoly?”
Today, Explained