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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:

  • Roe v. Wade v. God
    A rabbi, a priest, and an imam walk into the abortion debate. The priest wins. This episode was produced by Victoria Dominguez and Haleema Shah,... Read more
    Published on: 2022-06-29
  • Abortion pills
    It’s safe and easy to end a pregnancy during the first trimester using a pair of FDA-approved pills. Accessing them is the latest abortion battleground.... Read more
    Published on: 2022-06-28
  • Trigger bans
    The Supreme Court’s decision was most immediately felt in states that pegged abortion bans to the fall of Roe v. Wade. This episode was produced... Read more
    Published on: 2022-06-27
  • The end of Roe v. Wade
    The Supreme Court overturned a 49-year-old precedent that secured the right to an abortion. Irin Carmon from New York magazine breaks down the case and... Read more
    Published on: 2022-06-24
  • Is Ukraine losing now?
    The US is spending billions to arm Ukraine against Russian invaders. But without the proper training or supplies, Javelin missiles can only do so much.... Read more
    Published on: 2022-06-23
  • The rise and fall of the “millennial lifestyle subsidy”
    Venture capitalists spent years subsidizing the price of things like Uber rides and food delivery. The Atlantic’s Derek Thompson explains why they’ve stopped. This episode... Read more
    Published on: 2022-06-22
  • From Russia with cash
    Oligarchs from Russia and beyond stash their cash in British banks, which play a central role in the global offshore economy. This episode was produced... Read more
    Published on: 2022-06-21
  • What if we saw the gunshot wounds?
    John Temple was the editor of Rocky Mountain News in April 1999, when two students committed mass murder at Columbine High School. The photos he... Read more
    Published on: 2022-06-17