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The Future of Entertainment with Seth Meyers (2022)

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - August 04, 2022 07:00 - 50 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
Chris is on vacation this week, so WITHpod is sharing a favorite recent episode from our inaugural “Future Of” series. From the original description: The ways we consume media have changed tremendously over the last decade. Shows with live audiences, perhaps more than any other type of program, h...

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‘Allow Me to Retort’ with Elie Mystal (2022)

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - August 02, 2022 07:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
Chris is on vacation this week, so we're sharing a favorite recent episode. Please note that this conversation was originally recorded in May of 2022 before the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. From the original description: “Forced labor is already unconstitutional and what is forced birth ...

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‘The G Word’ with Adam Conover

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - July 26, 2022 07:00 - 59 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
From GPS systems, to weather forecasts, to the food we consume, the U.S. government plays a role in virtually every facet of our lives. What happens behind the scenes and how do these background actions impact our lives, good and bad? Seeking the answers to those questions is the project of “The ...

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‘His Name is George Floyd’ with Robert Samuels

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - July 19, 2022 08:45 - 50 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
It’s been a little over two years since the tragic murder of George Floyd, and what was arguably the largest civil rights protests in United States history. Since May of 2020, hashtags and icons have been used to commemorate him, but he was so much more than a face on a mural. He was a father, pa...

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The Most Conservative Supreme Court in Nearly a Century with Jamal Greene

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - July 12, 2022 07:00 - 56 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
The Supreme Court currently has a majority of conservative judges, and it’s the most conservative court since the New Deal Era. The Court made more conservative decisions this term than at any time since 1931, according to statistics compiled by professors Lee Epstein of Washington University in ...

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The Affordable Housing Crisis with Ned Resnikoff

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - July 05, 2022 07:00 - 56 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
While mental illness and substance abuse can be contributing factors for homelessness, lack of affordable housing is actually the number one culprit, according to California YIMBY (YIMBY stands for Yes In My Back Yard), a pro-housing community advocacy movement. Amid opposition from groups like N...

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‘Why People Are Acting So Weird’ with Olga Khazan

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - June 28, 2022 07:00 - 48 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
More incidents of road rage. People are now smoking on the subway. Early 2021 saw the highest number of “unruly passenger” incidents in airline history, according to the FAA. It seems people are acting stranger than ever. But what’s behind all of this? Olga Khazan, a staff writer at The Atlantic...

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“Stolen: Surviving St. Michael’s” with Connie Walker

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - June 21, 2022 07:00 - 51 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
Trigger warning: This episode contains mentions of sexual and physical abuse. For nearly the past year, Canadian journalist Connie Walker has been working on an investigation into her father's experience at St. Michael's Indian Residential School in Canada. The story is told as part of “Stolen: ...

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‘How the Powerful Took Over Identity Politics’ with Olúfẹ́mi Táíwò

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - June 14, 2022 07:00 - 52 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
“Identity politics” polarizes discourse about virtually every aspect of contemporary political life. But what exactly is it, and what role does “elite capture” play in how it has come to be understood? Olúfẹ́mi Táíwò is a philosopher, assistant professor at Georgetown University and author of sev...

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A gun industry insider perspective with Ryan Busse

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - June 07, 2022 07:00 - 54 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
There are more guns than cars in the United States. And studies show that gun sales go up following mass shootings. We had a different episode planned for this week, but given the marked rise in gun violence, we pivoted. This week’s guest spent 30 years as a leader at one of America’s most popula...

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'Liberalism and Its Discontents’ with Francis Fukuyama

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - May 31, 2022 07:00 - 57 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
Freedom House’s annual Freedom in the World survey notes that liberalism has rapidly declined each year for the last 16 years. And its precipitous downturn is more evident now than ever amid waning respect for individual rights, increased growth of autocracies and most recently in the seismic Rus...

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Special Preview – Born to Rule: When Charles is King

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - May 30, 2022 09:00 - 3 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
We’re sharing a sneak peak of Born to Rule: When Charles is King, a new original podcast from TODAY which asks (and answers) the burning questions about Prince Charles and what he might be like as King. Listen to the first two episodes and follow now: https://link.chtbl.com/BTR_LW

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‘A Genetic History of the Americas’ with Jennifer Raff

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - May 24, 2022 07:00 - 53 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
Who were the first people to migrate to the Americas? When did they arrive, and how? For centuries, those questions have been shrouded in mystery. No written records and very little archaeological evidence exists to provide clarity. In recent years, however, the examination of genetic data has r...

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Unpacking Title 42 with Thomas Saenz

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - May 17, 2022 07:00 - 56 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
Title 42, a decades old and rarely used public health order used to bar people with medical conditions from entering the country, revived by the Trump administration, enables immigration authorities to swiftly expel migrants to Mexico or their home countries. The enforcement of the policy, which ...

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‘Allow Me to Retort’ with Elie Mystal

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - May 10, 2022 07:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
“Forced labor is already unconstitutional and what is forced birth other than forcing a woman to labor against her will?” remarked Elie Mystal, a justice correspondent at The Nation, following the leak of a Supreme Court draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade. Mystal is also author of the ...

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‘A Year of Healing and Heartbreak’ with Thomas Fisher

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - May 03, 2022 07:00 - 59 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
Recovery from trauma and its emanations is a defining theme of this moment. Dr. Thomas Fisher has certainly seen his share of the effects of mass disruption as an emergency medical physician. He typically has about three minutes to spend with patients who come into the South Side of Chicago ward ...

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Telling the Climate Story with Adam McKay and Omar El Akkad (2019)

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - April 26, 2022 07:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
Since Chris was on vacation last week, we’re revisiting one of our favorite WITHpod episodes. The conversation is also timely given the recent U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, which cites that time is running out to reverse damage done to the planet. From the original...

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‘Love Thy Neighbor’ with Collier Meyerson

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - April 19, 2022 07:00 - 56 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
The Crown Heights Riot took place thirty years ago following a car accident that killed a Black child in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Crown Heights. Over the course of four days, rioters, whose slogan was “no justice, no peace,” pointed to rumors of discrimination by a Jewish ambulance service an...

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Introducing Tiffany Dover Is Dead*

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - April 18, 2022 09:00 - 2 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
As a bonus for Why Is This Happening? listeners, we’re sharing a special preview of Truthers: Tiffany Dover Is Dead*, a new original podcast from NBC News about misinformation and conspiracy theories. Listen to the first two episodes and follow now: https://link.chtbl.com/ttdis_fdlw

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What It's Like to Be Great at Something with Dirk Nowitzki

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - April 12, 2022 07:00 - 59 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
Seven-foot-tall Dirk Nowitzki is one of the greatest NBA players in history. Throughout his illustrious and landmark career, he’s redefined the sport through his signature moves, unique mindset and approach. His extraordinary story is the subject of a book published in March of 2022, “The Great N...

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The True Origins of Putin’s War with Timothy Snyder

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - April 05, 2022 07:00 - 59 minutes ★★★★★ - 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 Future of Energy with Jonah Goldman

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - March 29, 2022 07:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
Time is running out to reverse the damage done by climate change, according to a report released by the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in February 2022. Preventing further destruction will be the biggest undertaking in the history of human civilization. Can it be done? Jona...

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The Future of Friendship with Ann Friedman and Aminatou Sow

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - March 22, 2022 07:00 - 57 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
BFF connections have transformed rapidly during the COVID-19 pandemic. FaceTime calls, Zoom happy hours, voice memos, group chats and virtual game nights, in many cases, have reworked our in-person interactions of the past. What does the future of friendship look like? Ann Friedman and Aminatou S...

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The Future of Innovation with Cathie Wood

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - March 15, 2022 07:00 - 51 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
What will be the next big thing? We've watched generations of technologies heralded only to then flop, while others were slept on and quietly took over the world. As always there are investors betting big on those innovations that hold the most promise: from DNA sequencing, to AI and blockchain t...

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The Future of Entertainment with Seth Meyers

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - March 08, 2022 08:05 - 50 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
The ways we consume media have changed tremendously over the last decade. Shows with live audiences, perhaps more than any other type of program, had to pivot virtually almost overnight when the pandemic started. That certainly was the case with “Late Night with Seth Meyers.” As viewers have more...

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Introducing the inaugural #WITHpod "Future of" miniseries

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - March 08, 2022 08:00 - 1 minute ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
So what comes next? We've just gone through a once-in-a-century pandemic that disrupted nearly every aspect of our lives. We're in the beginning of an energy transition unlike anything the industrialized world has ever attempted. And it can be very difficult, amidst, war, plague, insurrection and...

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‘White Space, Black Hood’ with Sheryll Cashin

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - March 01, 2022 08:00 - 55 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
Residential segregation and unequal allocation of resources continues to play a profound role in areas of concentrated poverty, and conversely, high opportunity. Georgetown law professor Sheryll Cashin has spent decades studying housing and how geography is central to American inequality. In “Whi...

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Treating Trans Youth with Dr. Izzy Lowell (2021)

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - February 22, 2022 08:00 - 49 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
Since Chris is on vacation this week, we’re revisiting and providing an update on our episode with Dr. Izzy Lowell, who runs Queer Med, a private clinic that specializes in providing accessible health care to trans patients ranging from kids to adults. From the original description: What is gend...

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An Indoor Clean Air Act? with Linsey Marr

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - February 15, 2022 08:00 - 49 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
Sweeping public health acts for everything from clean water to the control of cholera have revolutionized modern life as we know it. The Clean Air Act, which sets standards for outdoor air, has been around for decades. But as we spend more time inside amid the pandemic, scientists are now recogni...

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Celebrating 200 #WITHpod Episodes!

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast - February 08, 2022 17:30 - 4 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
Join as you help us celebrate our 200th #WITHpod! In our recent Mailbag episode, we asked you all to send over clips sharing why you listen to WITHpod, where you listen and or what’s your favorite ep. We’re so overwhelmed with joy after hearing from so many of you across the country and world. He...

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