Today, Explained

Today, Explained

Today, Explained

CATEGORY: News
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.
  1. May 07, 2021
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    “Free the vaccine!”
    President Joe Biden heeded calls from low-income countries to try to relax patents on Covid-19 vaccines so they can make cheaper generic versions. Big Pharma was furious.Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained.Sup…
  2. May 06, 2021
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    Fortnite fights Apple for your phone
    One of the world's biggest video games is suing one of the world's biggest tech companies. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins explains how the fight might fundamentally change your phone.Transcript at vox.co…
  3. May 05, 2021
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    Can we get to 70%?
    That’s President Joe Biden’s new vaccination goal, and he’s got some fresh ideas on how to get there. Vox’s German Lopez explains.Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained.Support Today, Explained by making a financ…
  4. May 04, 2021
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    Congress takes on sexual assault in the military
    Congress wants to change how the military prosecutes sex crimes. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand explains her bill.Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesSup…
  5. May 03, 2021
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    The bonkers housing market
    Is it a bubble? Is it going to pop? Do you need to bid over asking? Has it already sold? Are there any houses left? Will you ever find one? Vox’s Jerusalem Demsas explains.Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained.…
  6. April 30, 2021
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    The enduring mystery of long Covid
    An estimated 10 percent of people who test positive for Covid-19 experience long-haul symptoms. Vox’s Julia Belluz joins the Unexplainable podcast to sort out what’s known and what remains mysterious about long…
  7. April 29, 2021
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    We scored Biden's first 100 days
    Biden’s biographer, Evan Osnos, explains why the president is a weather vane for the Democratic Party.Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained.Support Today, Explained by making a financial contribution to Vox! bit…
  8. April 28, 2021
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    Apple vs. Facebook (feat. Privacy)
    Apple updated its software and Facebook was very upset. Recode’s Sara Morrison and Peter Kafka explain. Roller derby is involved.Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained.Support Today, Explained by making a financi…
  9. April 27, 2021
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    Biden vs. Putin (feat. Navalny)
    President Biden is cranking the pressure on President Putin, but it was Russian dissident Alexei Navalny who scored a victory by refusing his prison food.Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained.Support Today, Expl…
  10. April 26, 2021
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    India’s SOS to the world
    The world’s biggest vaccine manufacturer ended up with the world’s worst Covid-19 surge. Neha Arora, New Delhi correspondent for Reuters, explains.Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained.Support Today, Explained b…
  11. April 24, 2021
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    A plan to protect the planet
    Or at least 30 percent of it.Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained.Support Today, Explained by making a financial contribution to Vox! bit.ly/givepodcastsLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adch…
  12. April 22, 2021
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    Is nuclear energy good or bad?
    Listen to the Atlantic’s Robinson Meyer explain the arguments and then decide for yourself.Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
  13. April 21, 2021
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