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Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - January 18, 2022 08:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
Late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg once said, “it’s hard not to have a big year at the Supreme Court.” With that in mind, we thought it would be good to do a gut check as 2022 promises to be one of the most important years in the Court’s history. We like doing new things here at WITHpod, so we’re e...

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The Unthinkable with Jamie Raskin

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - January 11, 2022 08:00 - 43 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
Congressman Jamie Raskin’s life was forever changed on Dec. 31, 2020 when his 25-year-old son Tommy died by suicide. Raskin writes about the loss of his beloved middle child in “Unthinkable: Trauma, Truth, and the Trials of American Democracy,” a deeply personal memoir out January 2022. Nearly a ...

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The Unthinkable with Jamie Raskin

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - January 11, 2022 08:00 - 43 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
Congressman Jamie Raskin’s life was forever changed on Dec. 31, 2020 when his 25-year-old son Tommy died by suicide. Raskin writes about the loss of his beloved middle child in “Unthinkable: Trauma, Truth, and the Trials of American Democracy,” a deeply personal memoir out January 2022. Nearly a ...

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Democracy on a Knife’s Edge with Bart Gellman & Sherrilyn Ifill

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - January 04, 2022 08:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
It’s a special edition of our podcast: our first crossover episode with All In with Chris Hayes, which airs at 8pm weekdays on MSNBC. We’re sharing two full conversations, portions of which aired on All In, with two people at the forefront of one of the most important stories of the moment: the ...

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Ask a Swole Woman with Casey Johnston

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - December 28, 2021 08:00 - 52 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
Fitness guru, writer and self-described “Swole Woman” Casey Johnston has written, “a lot of health content is focused on blowing smoke up you’re a** about jade eggs and vitamins and toxin-dispersing cellulite-curing silver-thread leggings.” But why? What makes lifting and working out seem so comp...

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NFTs: WTF? with Kevin Roose

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - December 21, 2021 08:00 - 47 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
Non Fungible Tokens, known as NFTs, are the hottest craze in the cryptocurrency world. But what are they? With a multibillion-dollar market cap, why do people pay hundreds of thousands of dollars, and in some cases, millions for digitally stored avatars, pictures, art, GIFs, tokens (and the list ...

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Statistically True with Kareem Carr

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - December 14, 2021 08:00 - 53 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
Statistics plays a role in virtually every facet of our lives. And throughout the pandemic, we’ve heard more stats than ever before, whether through headlines about Covid infection rates or vaccine effectiveness. But how are these figures calculated? How do we know when data is manipulated for ne...

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Not Too Old for TikTok with Hank Green

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - December 07, 2021 08:00 - 48 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
Hank Green has been on the leading edge of online content creation for more than a decade. He and his brother John created VidCon, the world’s largest video conference and have steadily built a wildly popular online community. You may know Hank as the host of science Crash Course videos, for his ...

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Chris Hayes previews a new MSNBC podcast

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - December 06, 2021 08:30 - 2 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
In this special preview, Chris tells you why you can’t miss MSNBC’s newest podcast, “American Radical.” In this five-part original series, host Ayman Mohyeldin explores the story of Rosanne Boyland, a woman from his own hometown who became a foot soldier in one of the most dangerous movements in...

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Bringing News Inside Prisons with Lawrence Bartley

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - November 30, 2021 08:00 - 51 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
Lawrence Bartley was just 17-years-old when he was charged and sentenced to 27 years to life following a movie theater shoot-out. Gunfire erupted after the group that he was with exchanged insults with another crew of moviegoers. According to the prosecutor, Lawrence’s bullet was the one that hi...

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The Art of Filmmaking with Alex Gibney

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - November 23, 2021 08:00 - 51 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
Oscar-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney has more than 100 credits as a producer, director and writer. Throughout his storied career, he’s been the driving force behind titles like “Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room” and “Dirty Money,” a Netflix docuseries about corruption. Most recently, he ventur...

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From Refugee to Congresswoman with Ilhan Omar

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - November 16, 2021 08:00 - 44 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
Representative Ilhan Omar was just eight years old when her life turned upside down. After an armed compound attack, her family fled Mogadishu, and ultimately ended up in a refugee camp in Kenya. It was there that she experienced the reality that hundreds of millions of refugees worldwide endure....

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‘The Loneliest Americans’ with Jay Caspian Kang

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - November 09, 2021 08:00 - 53 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
The Hart-Celler Immigration Act of 1965 lifted a century of restrictions against Asian immigration to the United States. And while not necessarily appreciated at the time, it inaugurated a sea change in American society, setting the nation on the course towards multicultural democracy. Asian Ame...

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Climate, Weather and Trust with Al Roker

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - November 02, 2021 07:00 - 47 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
TV weathermen often show up as among the most trusted members of the media and almost no one on earth is as good at it or as well-known as Al Roker. Born to a working-class family in Queens, Roker found his way into TV and then meteorology and has become one of the more prominent voices in the co...

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Introducing: Cooking Up a Storm with Al Roker

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - November 01, 2021 09:00 - 1 minute ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
As a bonus for you, TODAY’s Al Roker is sharing a special preview of his brand-new original podcast, Cooking Up a Storm with Al Roker. Join Al as he whips up a complete Thanksgiving feast with some of the very best chefs around – like Ina Garten and Marcus Samuelsson. Grab your apron as they sp...

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The Race to Become Socialist Mayor of Buffalo with India Walton

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - October 26, 2021 07:00 - 48 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
39-year-old India Walton found herself thrust into the national spotlight when she defeated four-term incumbent Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown in the June primary. It was an unusual win: Walton had never held elected office, and Brown isn’t letting go of his seat without a fight. Following the stunnin...

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‘The Invisible Child’ with Andrea Elliott

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - October 19, 2021 07:00 - 49 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
Life has been anything but easy for 20-year-old Dasani Coates. Named after the bottled water that signaled Brooklyn’s gentrification, her story has been featured in five front pages of the New York Times. Together with her siblings, Dasani has had to persevere in an environment riddled with stark...

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Inside China's High-Tech Penal Colony with Darren Byler

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - October 12, 2021 07:00 - 51 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
Since 2017, a high-tech form of colonization has been rapidly growing in Xinjiang, China. As many as 1.5 million Muslim Uyghurs have vanished into high-security camps and factories. The Chinese regime describes these sites as “vocational education and training centers” that are utilized to counte...

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Who was Marquis de Lafayette? with Mike Duncan

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - October 05, 2021 07:00 - 56 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
Time for a fun one, America's favorite fighting Frenchman. You may have seen streets, parks, and subway stations that include the name Lafayette, but may not know much about the man other than the show-stopping performance of Daveed Diggs, who played Lafayette in Hamilton. The actual Marquis de L...

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‘Dirty Work’ with Eyal Press

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - September 28, 2021 07:00 - 50 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
Note: Some listeners may find the sensitive content discussed in this episode disturbing. Who is complicit in some of society’s dirtiest work? If you grill a steak, someone somewhere had to butcher the cow under brutal working conditions. Our twenty year war on terror has been fought much the sa...

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The Ten Year War with Jonathan Cohn

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - September 21, 2021 07:00 - 56 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
In “The Ten Year War: Obamacare and the Unfinished Crusade for Universal Coverage,” journalist Jonathan Cohn writes about the battle over healthcare and takes readers into the impetus for, history of, and current state of the Affordable Care Act. He joins to discuss what’s missing, inflection poi...

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The Electric Vehicle Revolution with Dana Hull

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - September 14, 2021 07:00 - 48 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
In President Biden's vision of a greener future, half of all new cars sold in 2030 will be electric. As fossil fuel usage continues to take a toll on the environment, the need for cleaner transportation is more important now than ever. Bloomberg Auto & Tech reporter Dana Hull has spent more than...

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Reforming Sexual Justice with Alexandra Brodsky

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - September 07, 2021 07:00 - 55 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
Civil rights attorney and author Alexandra Brodsky has spent her entire career focusing closely on ways institutions can best address sexual harms. Her work is the subject of “Sexual Justice: Supporting Victims, Ensuring Due Process, and Resisting the Conservative Backlash,” a book published in A...

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The War on Terror with Spencer Ackerman

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - August 31, 2021 07:00 - 52 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Spencer Ackerman joins to discuss catalysts for the War on Terror, inflection points, recent developments in Kabul, and the role of U.S. hegemony in continued global combat. Ackerman also talks about his new book, “Reign of Terror: How the 9/11 Era Destabilized A...

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Introducing: Southlake

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - August 30, 2021 12:53 - 3 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
As a bonus for Why Is This Happening? listeners, we’re sharing a special preview of “Southlake,” a new, six-part original podcast series from NBC News that takes listeners inside a Texas suburb’s war over race and education. Follow or subscribe wherever you get your podcasts to listen to the fir...

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Performance in a Pandemic with Ani DiFranco

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - August 24, 2021 07:00 - 51 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
Grammy award-winning musician Ani DiFranco joins for an enlightening conversation about her creative process, how she’s pivoted during the pandemic, and what’s enabled her to keep making music after so many years.

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Withdrawing from Afghanistan and the Impact of Global Corruption with Sarah Chayes

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - August 17, 2021 07:00 - 53 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
Note: This conversation was recorded on July 27th, 2021, before the latest news in Kabul. Recognized around the globe for her research on corruption, Sarah Chayes has seen her fair share of corruption at play.  She also had frontline experience in Afghanistan during the events leading up to the ...

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"Here, Right Matters" with Retired Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - August 10, 2021 07:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
Every week Chris Hayes asks the big questions that keep him up at night. How do we make sense of this unprecedented moment in world history? Why is this (all) happening? This podcast starts to answer these questions. Writers, experts, and thinkers who are also trying to get to the bottom of them...

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The Summer #WITHpod Mailbag

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - August 03, 2021 07:00 - 45 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
Producer Tiffany Champion is back with a post-quarantine vibe check on the WITHpod inbox! In this backstage glimpse of the podcast, hear how Chris Hayes prepares for interviews, which recent episode got the biggest response from listeners, and find out about the exciting changes happening on the...

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Locked Out with Justin Fox

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - July 27, 2021 07:00 - 51 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
Why is the housing market so hot right now? From the pandemic-induced influx of people working remotely to our collective obsession with cruising Zillow (it’s not just us, right?), Bloomberg Opinion columnist Justin Fox discusses why some parts of the country are seeing housing prices sky rocket.

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