In the Bubble with Andy Slavitt

In the Bubble with Andy Slavitt

In the Bubble with Andy Slavitt

CATEGORY: News
Every day, the world seems on the brink of crisis. Join Andy Slavitt and experts, policymakers, journalists and thought leaders Monday, Wednesday and Friday to stay informed, safe and … entertained. As a White House advisor, author, crisis response leader, non-partisan counselor to policymakers here and abroad, Andy has been called the ultimate outsider’s insider for a reason. Now, when overlapping crises and a relentless news cycle overwhelm Americans, Andy finds the right helpers to help us move forward together. Smarter. Calmer. Get in the bubble.
  1. July 25, 2022
    37 min
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    The Jan 6 Enablers Won’t Quit Trump (with Mark Leibovich)
    The January 6 hearings have proven how few people in Donald Trump’s inner circle stood up against his mission to overthrow the election results. How did we get to the point where someone was able to run over th…
  2. July 22, 2022
    37 min
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    A Post-Roe Update on Male Birth Control
    The number one way to prevent an unplanned pregnancy (apart from abstinence) is with contraception. But why does so much of that burden fall on women? In an eye-opening conversation about the development of mal…
  3. July 20, 2022
    49 min
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    Why Government Is Not a Bad Word (with Adam Conover)
    Andy talks with comedian Adam Conover about his Netflix show, "The G Word," where he partnered with President Obama to educate Americans on how the federal government works and what needs fixing within it. From…
  4. July 18, 2022
    32 min
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    The NRA's First Major Defeat In Decades (with Sen. Chris Murphy)
    The first major bipartisan gun bill in three decades is now law. Much of this is due to the work of Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT), who helped bring senators from both sides of the aisle together. Senator Murphy j…
  5. July 15, 2022
    45 min
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    ‘988 Is for Everyone’: Inside the New Mental Health Hotline
    988 is now the 911 of mental health emergencies. The three-digit number will connect you to a crisis call center in your area and a trained counselor to talk, text, or chat with. Andy speaks with Wendy Martinez…
  6. July 13, 2022
    46 min
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    BA.5 and Our Disappearing Immunity (with Bill Hanage)
    Reinfections across the country are being driven by an explosion in cases of BA.5, the latest variant of COVID-19. Andy asks Harvard epidemiologist Bill Hanage whether our vaccines and immune systems have a fig…
  7. July 11, 2022
    44 min
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    Why Air Travel is Such a Mess (with United CEO Scott Kirby)
    Demand for air travel is back in a big way, but judging by the rise in delayed and canceled flights it seems like the airline industry got caught flat footed. What’s up? Andy grills United Airlines CEO Scott Ki…
  8. July 08, 2022
    48 min
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    Forget What You Know About Fentanyl
    With fentanyl deaths at a record high, Andy speaks with two experts about rethinking opioids, overdoses, and addiction. Ed Ternan, a father whose son died from fentanyl poisoning after buying a fake Percocet on…
  9. July 06, 2022
    1 hr 5 min
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    Putting PTSD Recovery Before the Presidency (with Jason Kander)
    Democratic up-and-comer Jason Kander was about to announce his presidential campaign when, in 2018, he revealed that he suffered from PTSD and depression and walked away from politics. Though he felt his career…
  10. July 04, 2022
    47 min
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    The Great American Vaccine Debate (re-air with Ken Burns)
    On this Fourth of July holiday, we’re returning to a favorite episode with filmmaker Ken Burns about his latest documentary, “Benjamin Franklin.” When he wasn’t busy taming electricity, Franklin was encouraging…
  11. July 01, 2022
    46 min
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    What Tradeoffs Are We Willing to Make for Cheaper Gas?
    With gas prices soaring over $5 a gallon as Americans hit the road this Fourth of July weekend, Andy asks the question on many of our minds: what tradeoffs are we willing to make for relief at the pump? Columbi…

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