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1501
What Next: The Rise of Kristi Noem
South Dakota’s governor is taking a page out of Trump’s playbook.
23 min
1502
What Next: Punishing the Capitol Rioters
What will accountability look like for the events of January 6th?
23 min
1503
What Next: The Right Wing War on Vaccines
From hesitancy to hostility.
27 min
1504
What Next: The Unhoused Don’t Want to “Go Back ...
How NYC is going backwards on housing.
25 min
1505
A Word: Cuba’s Color Revolution
Many Afro-Cubans are leading calls for change. Who’s listening?
22 min
1506
The Waves: Did Gossip Girl Lose Its Bite?
The reboot focuses too much on representation and not enough on what made the show great.
31 min
1507
What Next TBD: It's Hot. It's Flooding. Is This...
A climate scientist on why it’s not too late to turn things around.
19 min
1508
What Next: When the Culture War Comes for Your Job
It started with a Facebook group and ended with violent threats.
28 min
1509
What Next: Texas Democrats' Last Stand?
This walkout might be more delaying tactic than strategy.
25 min
1510
What Next: How Exxon Gets Its Way
Inside the oil giant’s lobbying practices.
22 min
1511
What Next: Drugs and the Olympics
Who is served by the current anti-doping system if it knocks out an athlete like Sha’Carri Richardson?
25 min
1512
A Word: The Cruelty Was the Point. Is It Still?
Adam Serwer on how Donald Trump’s weaponized cruelty outlasted his presidency.
22 min
1513
The Waves: Amy Coney Barrett Is Following in th...
The newest Supreme Court justice wants to be seen as a deeply academic thinker, but her shadow docket rulings reveal her long game.
35 min
1514
The Waves: Kyrsten Sinema Doesn't Care What You...
The Arizona senator has a lot of flashy outfits. Does she have a coherent message?
36 min
1515
A Word: Is Critical Race Theory Getting Canceled?
Ibram Kendi explains critical race theory, so even a racist can understand.
19 min
1516
A Word: No Whites Allowed?
Chicago’s mayor sparks fury by giving anniversary interviews only to reporters of color.
20 min
1517
After Trump Episode Six: Getting It Done
25 min
1518
What Next: The Palestinian Perspective
29 min
1519
After Trump Episode Five: Prosecuting a President
35 min
1520
After Trump Episode Four: Prosecuting a President
35 min
1521
What Next: Inside India’s COVID Wards
The country's hospitals are so overrun that people are turning to Twitter for emergency medicine.
28 min
1522
Amicus: The Verdict, the Video, and the Unreaso...
George Floyd’s murder and the history of bearing witness while Black in America.
64 min
1523
After Trump Episode Three: Obstruction & Pardons
32 min
1524
After Trump Episode Two: Enemy of the People
41 min
1525
Introducing: After Trump
Episode 1: Follow the Money
42 min