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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.

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.

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United States

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Today, Explained: Greatest Hits

5/22/2020
You asked. We answered. Sean and Noam break down all the original songs in Today, Explained's back catalog. Today, Explained: Greatest Hits is now streaming everywhere! Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:26:50

Blame WHO?

5/21/2020
President Trump would like to. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:21:08

The case for reopening parks

5/20/2020
Reopening America’s parks could help fight the pandemic. It’s a good time to rethink streets, too. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:17:51

Is this Trump's fault?

5/19/2020
Ezra Klein has some thoughts. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:23:39

Elongate

5/18/2020
Elon Musk fought the law and Elon won. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:36

The Class of 2020

5/15/2020
Graduate? In this economy!? The Atlantic's Annie Lowrey explains the economic reality new graduates face and Sean offers one graduating senior a commencement speech. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:23:58

Facebook’s PTSD payout

5/14/2020
Facebook has agreed to pay a $52 million settlement to its content moderators. Reporting by The Verge’s Casey Newton was a game changer. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:24:14

Covid, kids, and a mystery illness

5/13/2020
Dozens of children have fallen ill with an inflammatory syndrome that may be linked to Covid-19. Harvard Medical School’s Dr. Kevin Friedman explains. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:18:01

Will Ahmaud Arbery’s killing change Georgia law?

5/12/2020
Two white men are accused of killing a black jogger. Georgia state Rep. Jasmine Clark wants to change the laws that could be used to defend them. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:24:20

A few men in fishing boats try to take Venezuela

5/11/2020
While the world was distracted by a pandemic, a ragtag team of Americans and Venezuelans attempted to overthrow President Maduro. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:17:13

Quarantine dreams

5/8/2020
Think you’ve been having exceptionally strange dreams lately? Harvard psychologist Deirdre Barrett says it’s not a figment of your imagination. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:25:27

The Reopening States of America

5/7/2020
Dr. Richard Besser, former head of the Centers for Disease Control, explains how states can reopen without putting lives in danger. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:21:33

Why Sweden stayed open

5/6/2020
The Kingdom of Sweden watched the world lock down and decided to do the opposite. Swedish journalist Nathalie Rothschild explains. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:20:30

How to be happy

5/5/2020
The most popular course in Yale's 300-year history is all about achieving happiness. The pandemic has made it more relevant than ever. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:25:22

Tara Reade alleges, Joe Biden denies

5/4/2020
Vox's Laura McGann explains the sexual assault allegation against former Vice President Joe Biden, and the implications for his campaign. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:19:53

The Island of Explained

5/1/2020
Come with us to the magical Island of Explained, where we’ll climb trees and venture into caves to answer kids’ biggest coronavirus questions. Go to vox.com/todayexplainedlearning to find supplemental activities, from testing how far snot travels to coloring in a map of the Island of Explained. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:24:58

The Invisible Man

4/30/2020
Vox's Alex Ward explains what's going on with North Korea's Kim Jong Un. (Transcript here.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:20:48

Overflowing farms, desperate food banks

4/29/2020
American farmers are destroying their crops while demand is mounting at food banks. Politico food and agriculture reporter Helena Bottemiller Evich explains. (Transcript here.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:22

Inside the world's biggest lockdown

4/28/2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi ordered 1.4 billion Indians to stay home. The world had never seen anything like it. (Transcript here.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:25:21

Oil is broke. Green New Deal with it?

4/27/2020
Oil just went negative for the first time in history. Vox's David Roberts says that creates an opportunity to make more history. (Transcript here.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:24:17