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Today, Explained

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.

Latest Episodes:

  • Chile’s millennial president
    The 35-year-old president-elect in Chile loves tattoos, Taylor Swift, and progressive policies. Gabriel Boric will now try to overhaul the government as Chile rewrites its constitution.... Read more
    Published on: 2022-01-14
  • Why Russia sent its janky version of NATO to Kazakhstan
    The speedy arrival of CSTO troops in Kazakhstan is unprecedented in the 30-year history of the Russia-backed regional security alliance. Today’s show was produced by... Read more
    Published on: 2022-01-13
  • "Break the Senate"
    President Joe Biden wants to change how the Senate works to pass voting reforms. Sen. Mitch McConnell is threatening hell if it happens. Today’s show... Read more
    Published on: 2022-01-12
  • Novax Djokovic
    How the best-ranked men’s tennis player in the world went to Australia to become the greatest of all time and ended up being detained. Today’s... Read more
    Published on: 2022-01-11
  • No substitutes for the substitutes
    What happens when all the teachers get sick? Today’s show was produced by Miles Bryan with help from Hady Mawajdeh, edited by Matt Collette, engineered... Read more
    Published on: 2022-01-10
  • The high cost of cheap clothes
    Fast fashion took over the apparel industry, but consumers are tiring of its poor labor and environmental standards. Vox’s Terry Nguyen explains. Today’s show was... Read more
    Published on: 2022-01-07
  • Life on the Russia-Ukraine border
    Russia has kept its military at Ukraine’s doorstep for almost a decade. But a recent escalation on the border is creating fears of a full-blown... Read more
    Published on: 2022-01-06
  • Theranope
    A tech startup said it could start a medical revolution with a little machine and a drop of blood. It was a fraud, but research... Read more
    Published on: 2022-01-05