Why Is This Happening? with Chris Hayes

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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 wh...Show More


53:42 | Dec 4th, 2018

How can you be sure that the things you know are true… are actually true? We have access to more information than any humans in history but we can't process it on our own. In fact, almost all of what ...Show More
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Fascinating discussion about the roots of tribalism and polarization that plague politics.

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58:12 | Feb 12th, 2019

**Listen for details on how to win tickets to our live WITHpod recording with Stacey Abrams!** Why is it so hard to raise taxes on the rich? From freshmen firebrands to Presidential hopefuls, taxing ...Show More
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56:31 | Aug 27th, 2019

Why is it so expensive to go to college? Going to a four-year university and getting a bachelor’s degree is considered the most direct path to the middle class. At the same time, families in the middl...Show More
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I work on a college campus (including several years in admissions) and saw these issues play out every day. This episode is worth listening ...Show More

50:56 | Apr 30th, 2019

What is the most devastating impact Donald Trump has had on the highest office? His lies and rhetoric and bigotry have all had a poisonous effect on our national discourse. But when it comes to his de...Show More

57:17 | Sep 24th, 2019

Andrew Marantz spent three years embedded in some of the ugliest corners of the Internet. His goal: find out how trolls and  alt-right propagandists were able to so effectively turn social media platf...Show More
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This episode is so good. A nice tie in to the others Chris has done on the information divide. Really looking forward to reading Andrew’s bo...Show More

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