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The Politics of Everything
The Politics of Everything
The New Republic & Talkhouse

Produced by The New Republic and hosted by literary editor Laura Marsh and writer Alex Pareene, The Politics of Everything is a... more

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Are State Governments Too Powerful?

Once upon a time, all politics was local. These days, it seems, all local politics is national. And as the... more

21 Sep 2022 · 28 minutes
Sick Talk on TikTok

Earlier this summer, TikTok users started describing strange symptoms after eating French Lentil + Leek Crumbles, a new product from... more

07 Sep 2022 · 29 minutes
Too Fast or Too Furious? (Rerun)

Over the past few years, deaths from car accidents in the United States have spiked dramatically. Journalists and commentators have... more

24 Aug 2022 · 40 minutes
The High Cost of Ikea Furniture (Rerun)

Romania is home to one of the largest and most important old-growth forests in the world—but its trees are disappearing... more

10 Aug 2022 · 27 minutes
The Illiberal Upstarts Trying to Reinvent the American Right (Rerun)

Today’s youth are overwhelmingly left-wing. So who are the young conservatives? On Episode 40 of The Politics of Everything, hosts Laura Marsh... more

27 Jul 2022 · 31 minutes
Where Are Legislators in the Fight Against Inflation?

Inflation hurts consumers. But the traditional solution to inflation—raising interest rates—also hurts consumers. Is it possible to fight rising prices... more

13 Jul 2022 · 27 minutes
The Cops Who Touched Fentanyl (Rerun)

Can you overdose on fentanyl just from being near it? Over the past few years, a number of police officers... more

29 Jun 2022 · 43 minutes
Joe Biden’s Debt Cancellation Games

Since the 1990s, student loan debt in the United States has ballooned to the point that the numbers sound like... more

15 Jun 2022 · 32 minutes
The Rent is Too Damn High

New Yorkers may especially love telling horror stories about their housing travails, but high rents are no longer the exclusive... more

01 Jun 2022 · 34 minutes
How Disney World Struck a Deal With Florida to Govern Itself

When you’re in Disney World, lost in the eerily self-contained universe of its vast theme parks, it can be hard... more

18 May 2022 · 30 minutes
The Politics of Everything
Are State Governments Too Powerful?
The Politics of Everything