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The problem with the news right now? It’s everywhere. And each day, it can feel like we’re all just mindlessly scrolling. It’s why we created What Next. This short daily show is here to help you make sense of things. When the news feels overwhelming, we’re here to help you answer: What next? Look for new episodes every weekday morning.

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The problem with the news right now? It’s everywhere. And each day, it can feel like we’re all just mindlessly scrolling. It’s why we created What Next. This short daily show is here to help you make sense of things. When the news feels overwhelming, we’re here to help you answer: What next? Look for new episodes every weekday morning.

    Is an Upset Brewing in Iowa?

    Is an Upset Brewing in Iowa?

    Iowa is home to less than 1% of the U.S. population. So why is this year’s Senate race the 2nd most expensive in U.S. history? Democrats hope to use all that cash to unseat a Republican star in a state that President Trump won handily in 2016.
    Guest: Andrew Batt, senior producer at Iowa PBS
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    • 24 min.
    It’s Still Worth Panicking About the Election

    It’s Still Worth Panicking About the Election

    With less than two weeks to go until Election Day, maybe you’re feeling a little uneasy. Jim Newell says, despite Biden’s consistent lead in the polls, you should still totally be sweating it.
    Guest: Jim Newell, Slate’s senior politics writer.
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    • 22 min.
    First-Timers: Out of Prison and Finally Able to Vote

    First-Timers: Out of Prison and Finally Able to Vote

    Winning November’s presidential election will likely mean turning out a whole host of people who have never voted before. In our new series, First-Timers, we speak with voters from around the country and across the political spectrum to ask them what’s bringing them to the ballot box for the first time.
    Guest: Dewayne Comer, a formerly incarcerated first-time voter from Syracuse, New York.
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    • 24 min.
    Conflict Over COVID Restrictions in Orthodox Brooklyn

    Conflict Over COVID Restrictions in Orthodox Brooklyn

    A spike in COVID cases this fall led to new restrictions in several parts of New York. Many of these locations were home to Orthodox Jewish communities which were hard hit early on in the pandemic.
    Feeling singled out by these new rules, Orthodox communities across the city rebelled and began protesting by burning masks and flouting social distancing guidelines. That anger has given rise to a new political figure whose openly squaring off with the mayor, the governor, and the media.
    Guest: Jacob Kornbluh, national reporter at Jewish Insider.
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    • 27 min.
    TBD | Facebook Flips on Holocaust Denial

    TBD | Facebook Flips on Holocaust Denial

    Two years ago, Mark Zuckerberg held up Holocaust denial as an example of the type of speech that would be protected on Facebook. The company wouldn’t take down content simply because it was incorrect. This week, Facebook reversed that stance. Is this decision the first step toward a new way of policing speech on the social network?

    Guest: Evelyn Douek, Lecturer at Harvard Law School and affiliate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society

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    Lizzie O’Leary
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    • 25 min.
    A Former Coronavirus Task Force Member Speaks

    A Former Coronavirus Task Force Member Speaks

    Olivia Troye spent nearly two years in Trump’s White House. In that time, she sat in on meetings about natural disasters, border security - and the coronavirus task force.

    In July, she announced she had resigned. The White House says she was fired. One way or another, she’s speaking out about what she saw, why she stayed, and what ultimately pushed her out the door.

    Guest: Olivia Troye, former Homeland Security, Counterterrorism, and Coronavirus Task Force advisor to Vice President Mike Pence.

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    • 31 min.

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