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 Apr 8, 2021
More "both sides are bad" centrist horseshit

 Dec 12, 2020
Insightful journalism.

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 Mar 4, 2019
Outstanding, really good podcast!

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More Political Propaganda. Disgusting.

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no yelling, no name calling, just insightful, thoughtful reporting. Worth a listen.


Join The New Yorker’s writers and editors for reporting, insight, and analysis of the most pressing political issues of our time. On Mondays, David Remnick, the editor of The New Yorker, presents conversations and feature stories about current events. On Wednesdays, the senior editor Tyler Foggatt goes deep on a consequential political story via far-reaching interviews with staff writers and outside experts. And, on Fridays, the staff writers Susan B. Glasser, Jane Mayer, and Evan Osnos discuss the latest developments in Washington and beyond, offering an encompassing understanding of this moment in American politics.

Episode Date
Biden Reveals His Thoughts on the 2024 Election
Mar 04, 2024
Why the Primary System Is “Clearly Failing”
Mar 01, 2024
With Navalny’s Death, Putin is Feeling More Confident than Ever
Feb 28, 2024
Ty Cobb on Trump's Admiration for Putin
Feb 26, 2024
Does Impeachment Mean Anything Anymore?
Feb 23, 2024
Why Matt Gaetz Keeps Getting Away with It
Feb 22, 2024
“Pod Save America” ’s Jon Lovett on Biden’s Accomplishments
Feb 19, 2024
Do Democrats Have a Biden Backup Plan?
Feb 15, 2024
Can Joe Biden Squash Concerns About His Age?
Feb 10, 2024
Why the Trump Ballot Case Is the Ultimate Test of Originalism
Feb 08, 2024
The Last Real Legislative Battle of 2024
Feb 03, 2024
Why You Keep Seeing Biden Falling on Instagram
Feb 01, 2024
Introducing The Runaway Princesses, from In the Dark
Jan 30, 2024
The Oscar Nominee Cord Jefferson on Why Race Is So “Fertile” for Comedy
Jan 29, 2024
Biden’s Dilemma in the Israel-Hamas War
Jan 27, 2024
How “the Élite” Became the Most Convenient Straw Man in Politics
Jan 25, 2024
Pramila Jayapal on Biden’s Fragile Coalition
Jan 22, 2024
Polling, Money, Trump Fatigue: Your 2024 Election Questions
Jan 19, 2024
Where Does Ron DeSantis Go From Here?
Jan 17, 2024
How Donald Trump Broke the Iowa Caucuses
Jan 15, 2024
The 2024 Primaries That Weren’t
Jan 13, 2024
Is Nikki Haley the G.O.P.’s Trump Contingency Plan?
Jan 10, 2024
How the Journalist John Nichols Became Another January 6th Conspiracy-Theory Target
Jan 08, 2024
How Will January 6th Shape the 2024 Election?
Jan 06, 2024
Ronan Farrow on the “Shadow Rule” of Elon Musk
Jan 03, 2024
Dexter Filkins Reports on the Border Crisis
Jan 01, 2024
From Vanity Fair: How Donald Trump’s Lack of Faith Attracts Conservative Christians
Dec 27, 2023
Christmas in Tehran: Bringing the Holidays to Hostages
Dec 25, 2023
Was 2023 a Year of Denial?
Dec 22, 2023
The Year in Getting “Chotinered”
Dec 20, 2023
Mosab Abu Toha’s Harrowing Detention in Gaza
Dec 18, 2023
How the American Right Came to Love Putin
Dec 16, 2023
Masha Gessen on the Holocaust, Israel, and the Politics of Memory
Dec 13, 2023
Liz Cheney: Donald Trump Should Go to Jail if Convicted
Dec 11, 2023
Why Are House Republicans Leaving Congress?
Dec 09, 2023
The Post-Civil War Precedent for the Trump Trials
Dec 06, 2023
How Did Our Democracy Get so Fragile?
Dec 05, 2023
How Henry Kissinger Conquered Washington
Dec 02, 2023
Geoffrey Hinton: “It’s Far Too Late” to Stop Artificial Intelligence
Nov 29, 2023
What Draws Latino Voters to Trump
Nov 22, 2023
A Rise in Antisemitism, at Home and Abroad
Nov 20, 2023
Trump’s Vindictive Second-Term Agenda
Nov 18, 2023
We've Been Wrong to Worry About Deepfakes (So Far)
Nov 15, 2023
Will the Government Rein in Amazon?
Nov 13, 2023
The Issue That Will Decide the 2024 Election
Nov 11, 2023
Inside the Democratic Party’s Rift Over Israel and Gaza
Nov 08, 2023
Sybrina Fulton: “Trayvon Martin Could Have Been Anybody’s Son”
Nov 06, 2023
Clarence Thomas’s R.V. Loan and Supreme Court Scrutiny
Nov 04, 2023
Tim Scott, and the Republican Party’s Vexed Relationship with Race
Nov 01, 2023
Is there a Path Forward for Israel and Gaza?
Oct 30, 2023
Mike Johnson and the Power of the Big Lie
Oct 28, 2023
Why Jim Jordan Is Still “the Man for the Moment”
Oct 25, 2023
Spike Lee on His “Dream Project”
Oct 23, 2023
Joe Biden’s Bear-Hug Diplomacy in Israel
Oct 20, 2023
What Is Hamas’s Strategy?
Oct 18, 2023
Rodrigo Duterte’s Deadly Promise
Oct 16, 2023
“It’s Just an Impossible Situation”: Tragedy in Israel and Gaza
Oct 11, 2023
Al Gore on the Solution to the Climate Crisis
Oct 09, 2023
Inside Matt Gaetz’s Congressional Coup
Oct 07, 2023
Should Biden Push for Regime Change in Russia?
Oct 02, 2023
Remembering Dianne Feinstein, and Biden Clashes With The Hard Right
Sep 29, 2023
Inside a Trump 2024 Rally in Iowa
Sep 27, 2023
Which War Does Washington Want?
Sep 22, 2023
How New York, a City of Immigrants, Became Home to a Migrant Crisis
Sep 20, 2023
Jennifer Egan Discusses a Solution for Chronic Homelessness
Sep 18, 2023
A Week of Chaos in Kevin McCarthy’s Washington
Sep 16, 2023
A Master Class with David Grann
Sep 11, 2023
Mark Meadows and the “Congeniality of Evil”
Sep 09, 2023
From “Amicus”: The Environmental Legacy of William O. Douglas
Sep 08, 2023
Washington’s Age-Old Problem
Sep 06, 2023
Bob Woodward Discusses His Trump Tapes
Sep 04, 2023
Does Diplomacy Have a Chance of Ending War in Ukraine?
Aug 30, 2023
How Does Extreme Heat Affect the Body?
Aug 28, 2023
At a Trumpless G.O.P. Debate, Trumpism Dominates
Aug 25, 2023
Ronan Farrow on the Rule of Elon Musk
Aug 23, 2023
Talking to Conservatives About Climate Change: The Congressional Climate Caucus
Aug 21, 2023
Will the Summer of Trump Indictments Shake Up the Election?
Aug 18, 2023
Will the End of Affirmative Action Lead to the End of Legacy Admissions?
Aug 14, 2023
The One-Per-centers Pushing Democrats to the Left
Aug 09, 2023
Emily Nussbaum on Country Music’s Culture Wars
Aug 07, 2023
“This is The Big One”: The Third Trump Indictment
Aug 05, 2023
How the Wagner Group Became Too Powerful for Putin to Punish
Aug 02, 2023
How to Buy Forgiveness from Medical Debt
Jul 31, 2023
Hunter Biden and the Mechanics of the “Scandal Industrial Complex”
Jul 28, 2023
The Historic Battles of “Hot Labor Summer”
Jul 27, 2023
Adapting Oppenheimer’s Life Story to Film, with Biographer Kai Bird
Jul 24, 2023
What Happens if Trump Is Elected While on Trial?
Jul 22, 2023
The Family Heritage That Led to Hunter Biden
Jul 19, 2023
A Mysterious Third Party Enters the 2024 Presidential Race
Jul 17, 2023
Will Record Temperatures Finally Force Political Change?
Jul 12, 2023
The Conspiracy Theories of Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
Jul 10, 2023
What It Takes to Be White House Chief of Staff
Jul 07, 2023
Russia’s Accidental No-Good, Very Failed Coup
Jul 03, 2023
The Dark Money Supreme Court
Jul 01, 2023
What Comes After Affirmative Action
Jun 28, 2023
A Year of Change for a North Dakota Abortion Clinic
Jun 26, 2023
Why Ukrainians Targeted the Author of “Eat, Pray, Love”
Jun 21, 2023
Dexter Filkins on the Dilemma at the Border
Jun 19, 2023
Donald Trump’s Dangerous War on the Justice Department
Jun 17, 2023
The Battle Over Presidential Records, from Nixon to Trump
Jun 14, 2023
In a Divided Era, the New York Times’s Publisher Makes a Stand
Jun 12, 2023
Trump’s Latest Indictment Is Also About the Future of the Country
Jun 10, 2023
The Flimsy Legal Theory That Could Upend American Elections
Jun 07, 2023
The Creator of ChatGPT on the Rise of Artificial Intelligence
Jun 05, 2023
Is the Debt-Ceiling Deal a Template to Fix Washington, or a Mere Blip?
Jun 02, 2023
How “Succession” Captured the Trump-Era Hangover
May 31, 2023
E. Jean Carroll and Roberta Kaplan on Defamatory Trump
May 29, 2023
How Do You Interview Donald Trump?
May 25, 2023
How Climate Change Is Impacting Our Mental Health
May 22, 2023
What Washington Doesn't Understand about China
May 20, 2023
Jia Tolentino and Stephania Taladrid on a Year Without Roe v. Wade
May 18, 2023
Have State Legislatures Gone Rogue?
May 15, 2023
The Permanent-Scandal Phase of American Politics
May 12, 2023
The Existential Crisis at the Heart of the Hollywood Writers’ Strike
May 10, 2023
Joshua Yaffa on Evan Gershkovich, a Colleague and Friend
May 08, 2023
The Fugitive Princess Forced to Return to Dubai
May 03, 2023
What to Make of the Fall of Tucker Carlson
May 01, 2023
Joe Biden’s “Very Risky Choice” to Run Again Increases the Scrutiny on Kamala Harris
Apr 29, 2023
Jane Mayer on the Ethical Questions About Justice Clarence Thomas
Apr 24, 2023
With the Fox-Dominion Settlement We’re Still at the “Mercy of a Billionaire Dynasty”
Apr 21, 2023
The Political Fallout of a Tech Executive’s Murder
Apr 19, 2023
How Did the TikTok Ban Become a Bipartisan Issue?
Apr 17, 2023
Abortion Heads Back to the Supreme Court
Apr 15, 2023
How Waco Became a Right-Wing Rallying Cry
Apr 13, 2023
Israel on the Brink
Apr 10, 2023
As Trump Faces Charges, Who Is in Control of the Republican Party?
Apr 07, 2023
The Mood Inside the Courtroom Where Trump Was Arraigned
Apr 05, 2023
Jon Meacham: Indictment Won’t Break Trump Fever
Apr 03, 2023
Trump’s Indictment, and a Brief History of Election Dirty Tricks
Apr 01, 2023
The Hypocrisies of the TikTok Hearings
Mar 30, 2023
Jia Tolentino on the Celebrity Obsession with Ozempic
Mar 27, 2023
Trump’s Potential Trials Are a One-Man “Stress Test of the Legal System”
Mar 24, 2023
Donald Trump Braces for an Indictment in the Stormy Daniels Case
Mar 23, 2023
What Happens if the Supreme Court Ends Affirmative Action?
Mar 20, 2023
We’re Living in a World Created by the Iraq War
Mar 18, 2023
Masha Gessen on the War Against Trans Rights
Mar 13, 2023
Introducing: “In The Dark”
Mar 09, 2023
The “Woke History” Wars
Mar 08, 2023
The Russian Activist Maria Pevchikh on the Fate of Alexey Navalny
Mar 06, 2023
The Fox News Defamation Lawsuit: “Money, Ideology, Truth, Lies—It’s All Right There”
Mar 04, 2023
How ChatGPT Will Strain a Political System in Peril
Mar 01, 2023
COVID-19 at Three: Who Got the Pandemic Right?
Feb 27, 2023
Is Ukraine the Next Battle in American Politics?
Feb 25, 2023
What Does It Mean to Be “Indigenous”?
Feb 23, 2023
A Year of the War in Ukraine
Feb 20, 2023
The Glass Ceiling, Still Intact: Women and Power in Washington
Feb 18, 2023
A Historic Earthquake in Turkey, and the Saga of a Spy Balloon
Feb 15, 2023
Salman Rushdie On Surviving the Fatwa
Feb 13, 2023
What Biden Didn’t Say in the State of the Union
Feb 10, 2023
A New Primary Calendar Changes the Race for the Presidency
Feb 08, 2023