Today, Explained

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  • 25 minutes 55 seconds
    Party in the USA?

    How do you talk about colonialism and slavery at a birthday party? New York City is trying to tackle that question this year as it turns 400, and the US will soon have to do the same for its 250th.

    This episode was produced by Peter Balonon-Rosen and Haleema Shah, edited by Matt Collette, fact-checked by Laura Bullard, engineered by Patrick Boyd, and hosted by Noam Hassenfeld.

    Transcript at vox.com/today-explained-podcast

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    14 June 2024, 6:00 pm
  • 26 minutes 12 seconds
    Will LGBTQ voters come out for Biden?

    The LGBTQ+ voting bloc has traditionally favored Democrats, but as Vox's Christian Paz explains, this year their support may be slipping. California Rep. Robert Garcia says the Biden campaign is on it.

    This episode was produced by Amanda Lewellyn, edited by Amina Al-Sadi, fact-checked by Matt Collette and Laura Bullard, engineered by Andrea Kristinsdottir and Rob Byers, and hosted by Noel King.

    Transcript at vox.com/today-explained-podcast

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    13 June 2024, 6:15 pm
  • 26 minutes 4 seconds
    We’re drowning in credit card debt

    Americans owe more than $1 trillion to credit card companies, a record sum that’s likely to keep growing as rising interest rates prevent cardholders from paying down their debt. CNET’s Nick Wolny explains.

    This episode was produced by Victoria Chamberlin, edited by Matt Collette, fact-checked by Laura Bullard and Amina Al-Sadi, engineered by Andrea Kristinsdottir and Patrick Boyd, and hosted by Jonquilyn Hill.

    Transcript at vox.com/today-explained-podcast

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    12 June 2024, 6:00 pm
  • 25 minutes 44 seconds
    Was that antisemitic?

    Since October 7 there has been a lot of debate over what is and isn’t antisemitic. Rabbi Jill Jacobs and Harvard law professor Noah Feldman explain why the definition is so important.

    This episode was produced by Avishay Artsy, edited by Amina Al-Sadi, fact-checked by Laura Bullard, engineered by Patrick Boyd and Andrea Kristinsdottir, and hosted by Noel King.

    Transcript at vox.com/today-explained-podcast

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    11 June 2024, 6:15 pm
  • 25 minutes 38 seconds
    Tiktalk therapy

    Some therapists are turning to TikTok as a way to make more money and avoid burnout, but is a nightly scroll through therapy content enough to help solve our mental health crisis?

    This episode was produced by Denise Guerra, edited by Amina Al-Sadi, fact-checked by Laura Bullard, engineered by Patrick Boyd and Andrea Kristinsdottir, and hosted by Jonquilyn Hill.

    Transcript at vox.com/today-explained-podcast

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    10 June 2024, 6:30 pm
  • 26 minutes 3 seconds
    The last good day on the internet

    Remember when the only thing anybody could talk about was white and gold versus blue and black? NatGeo’s Brian Resnick does. And the Atlantic’s Charlie Warzel explains why there might never be another The Dress.

    This episode was produced by Amanda Lewellyn, edited by Amina Al-Sadi, fact-checked by Laura Bullard, engineered by Rob Byers and Andrea Kristinsdottir, and hosted by Noel King.

    Transcript at vox.com/today-explained-podcast

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    7 June 2024, 7:05 pm
  • 25 minutes 8 seconds
    A win for democracy in India

    India's prime minister suffered a humiliating win this week. Vox's Zack Beauchamp explains a shocking election.

    This episode was produced by Peter Balonon-Rosen, edited by Miranda Kennedy, fact-checked by Laura Bullard, engineered by David Herman and Andrea Kristinsdottir, and hosted by Noel King.

    Transcript at vox.com/today-explained-podcast

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    6 June 2024, 7:38 pm
  • 25 minutes 49 seconds
    Immigration lemonade

    When it comes to immigration solutions, the federal government is handing out lemons. Denver Mayor Mike Johnston is making lemonade.

    This episode was produced by Hady Mawajdeh, edited by Matt Collette, fact-checked by Laura Bullard, engineered by David Herman and Andrea Kristinsdottir, and hosted by Sean Rameswaram.

    Transcript at vox.com/today-explained-podcast

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    5 June 2024, 6:00 pm
  • 26 minutes 1 second
    Our immigration identity crisis

    Americans hold contradictory views on immigration: They’re more supportive of it than ever before, while also calling it the nation’s most divisive political issue. A pollster, a policy researcher, and a pundit help make sense of our stalled immigration debate.

    This episode was produced by Hady Mawajdeh, edited by Matt Collette, fact-checked by Laura Bullard, engineered by Patrick Boyd and Andrea Kristinsdottir, and hosted by Sean Rameswaram.

    Transcript at vox.com/today-explained-podcast

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    4 June 2024, 6:00 pm
  • 25 minutes 41 seconds
    The backlash to America’s racial reckoning

    The murder of George Floyd and the protests that followed looked like a turning point in the fight against systemic racism. Except, as Vox’s Fabiola Cineas explains, it wasn’t.

    This episode was produced by Victoria Chamberlin, edited by Amina Al-Sadi, fact-checked by Laura Bullard, engineered by David Herman and Andrea Kristinsdottir, and hosted by Sean Rameswaram.

    Transcript at vox.com/today-explained-podcast

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    3 June 2024, 6:00 pm
  • 25 minutes 58 seconds
    Florida man convicted

    Former President Donald Trump is now also convicted felon Donald Trump. It didn’t have to be this way. New York magazine’s Andrew Rice explains.

    This show was produced by Hady Mawajdeh and Haleema Shah with help from Avishay Artsy, edited by Miranda Kennedy, fact-checked by Laura Bullard and Amina al-Sadi, engineered by Patrick Boyd and Andrea Kristinsdottir and hosted by Sean Rameswaram.

    Transcript at vox.com/today-explained-podcast

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    31 May 2024, 6:35 pm
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