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Political Gabfest: Will The Carroll Verdict Hur...
We’re talking numbers: $83.3 million in Carroll v. Trump; 1920-1948 in Israel and Palestine; and the billionaires of techno-authoritarianism.
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What Next TBD: The Taylor Swift Deepfake Saga
If you don’t have a Swiftie-sized fan base to moderate the internet for you, good luck.
23 min
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What Next: Vince McMahon: Full-Time Heel
What finally broke the wrestling godfather’s chokehold on the WWE.
24 min
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What Next: Has Trump Already Beaten Fani Willis?
The Fulton County District Attorney is mired in scandal.
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Hear Me Out: Actually, Trump Supporters Are Del...
“Death cult” may sound hyperbolic, but it also might be true.
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What Next: Inside America’s First Execution By ...
“It was the most violent thing I’ve ever seen.”
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Money Talks: Is Pop Finance Rubbish?
In a special bonus episode, Yale professor James Choi weighs the advice of personal finance books against real economic theory.
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What Next: Are Two States Still the Solution?
Both sides seem to agree on at least one point: the status quo is untenable.
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Well, Now: Breaking Up With Diet Culture
Diet culture is all around us. We’ve got some practical ways to dismantle it.
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What Next TBD: Why Is Everybody Sick?
No, you're not imagining it.
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A Word: Fix Your CROWN
“CROWN” laws are supposed to stop discrimination over Black natural hairstyles. Why aren’t they working?
20 min
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Political Gabfest: The Election No One Wants
Yes, it will be Trump v. Biden again in 2024; the “vibecession” may be over; and no, the immigration fights will not be ending any time soon.
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Amicus: Donald Trump and the Apex of MAGA Misogyny
What the E. Jean Carroll Trials Tell Us About Republicans’ Devolving Views on Women
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Slate Money: The Rent is Still Too Damned High
The Money crew talks record-breaking rental prices, infant apparel brand Kyte’s baby blues, and the marketing secrets of Josh wine.
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What Next TBD: Are You Ready for the A.I. Elect...
Don’t trust your ears; just count the fingers.
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Political Gabfest: The Election No One Wants
Yes, it will be Trump v. Biden again in 2024; the “vibecession” may be over; and no, the immigration fights will not be ending any time soon.
57 min
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What Next: Biden Needs Abortion
It’s a winning issue for Democrats, but what does Biden have to say about it?
24 min
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What Next: Trump’s Courtroom Campaign
The art of turning a mug shot into campaign merchandise.
20 min
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Money Talks: Live in an Empty Office
5BORO Institute director Grace Rauh argues for converting NY offices into NY housing
38 min
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What Next: Are We at War in the Middle East?
From the Red Sea to Pakistan, the war in Gaza is shaking the Middle East.
22 min
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What Next: The Fall of Ron DeSantis
The GOP firebrand used to be Trump’s biggest threat. What happened?
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What Next TBD: Have Algorithms Ruined Our Culture?
"Filterworld" makes the case that algorithms, not people, decide what we like.
32 min
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A Word: Send In the Clowns?
Black Republicans, white supremacy, and the politics of grift.
44 min
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Well, Now: What “Wellness” Is and Isn’t
We all want to be “well”—but what does that mean exactly?
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Amicus: Greg Abbott and the Battle for the Texa...
What a constitutional crisis looks like up close and personal.
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