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1451
What Next TBD: Honey, I Sold the House to Zillow
Why are tech companies flipping houses?
16 min
1452
What Next: How Immunity for Cops Ends
Not with a bang but with a whimper.
27 min
1453
What Next: Is Trump Still On Virginia’s Ballot?
Both candidates for governor can’t escape his shadow.
27 min
1454
What Next: How Should We Remember Colin Powell?
Untangling the former general’s complicated legacy.
28 min
1455
What Next: No One's Got Mail
Is the post office’s demise a foregone conclusion?
23 min
1456
A Word: Black to the Land
Will the reversal of the racist land grab at Bruce’s Beach spark a trend?
26 min
1457
The Waves: Finding Hope for Women in the Climat...
The world is on fire. Is it disproportionately impacting women?
34 min
1458
What Next TBD: The Return of Hacktivism
Massive data dumps from inside Twitch and Epik may signal a new era in the world of moralistic hacking.
19 min
1459
What Next: The Strike That Could Paralyze Holly...
Workers are fed up with the long hours and low pay.
19 min
1460
What Next: Is Someone Brain-Zapping American Op...
...maybe.
19 min
1461
What Next: When Airbnb Takes Over Your Neighbor...
Short-term rentals are hollowing out places like Galveston, Texas.
21 min
1462
A Word: Supreme Injustice
The conservative Supreme Court majority could super-charge gun rights and wreck Roe v. Wade.
19 min
1463
The Waves: Can You Really Have a Feminist Wedding?
Two women—one recently married and one recently engaged—contemplate whether it’s possible to redeem the old institution filled with white dresses and garter tosses.
37 min
1464
What Next TBD: Will the Facebook Whistleblower ...
Frances Haugen thinks we’re talking about Facebook all wrong.
21 min
1465
What Next: Congress Plays Chicken
Democrats and Republicans agree on the debt ceiling. Why won’t they do anything?
25 min
1466
What Next: Are We Ready for the Next Pandemic?
With bold social welfare programs, our chances are better.
24 min
1467
What Next: Democrats’ Gerrymandering Dilemma
Do you forfeit the game just when you’re taking the lead?
21 min
1468
What Next: The Supreme Court Confronts Its Critics
As the justices watch their public polling numbers drop, they insist that they’re not political hacks. Do you believe them?
28 min
1469
A Word: Las Vidas Negras Importan
From the streets to the big screen, Afro-Latinos are fighting for visibility and respect.
23 min
1470
The Waves: Does the New Clinton Impeachment Sho...
The new Ryan Murphy show American Crime Story: Impeachment attempts to give Monica Lewinsky a voice.
37 min
1471
What Next TBD: What Instagram Does to Teens
A leaked internal report concludes, “we make body issues worse for one in three teen girls.”
19 min
1472
What Next: The Vaccine Holdouts in the NBA
Players are getting penalized for being unvaccinated. That’s not stopping some high profile holdouts.
21 min
1473
What Next: Why a Hollywood #MeToo Organization ...
Time’s Up was founded to end workplace sexual harassment. It was brought down by mundane workplace gripes and a sycophantic approach to power.
22 min
1474
What Next: A Doctor’s Hardest Call
Who do you treat when you’re running out of resources?
23 min
1475
What Next: Death and Desperation at Rikers Island
Things at the country’s most notorious jail have worsened.
26 min