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News comes at you fast. Join us at the end of your day to understand it. Today, Explained is your all killer, no filler, Monday to Friday news explainer hosted by Sean Rameswaram and featuring the finest reporters from the Vox Media Podcast Network and beyond.

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News comes at you fast. Join us at the end of your day to understand it. Today, Explained is your all killer, no filler, Monday to Friday news explainer hosted by Sean Rameswaram and featuring the finest reporters from the Vox Media Podcast Network and beyond.

    Panic! At The Delta

    Panic! At The Delta

    Vox’s Umair Irfan explains why the United States is seeing another Covid-19 surge. Dr. Rhea Boyd says the country is getting unvaccinated people all wrong.
    Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained.
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    • 25 min
    Infrastructure Pete

    Infrastructure Pete

    Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg explains what he and his boss are calling a once-in-a-generation spending plan.
    Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained.
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    • 21 min
    Human infrastructure

    Human infrastructure

    President Biden wants infrastructure spending to include child care, elder care, food assistance, even community college. Vox’s Anna North explains how he might convince Republicans in Congress.
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    • 24 min
    Our No. 2 problem

    Our No. 2 problem

    America’s sewage system is total crap, but there’s a new plumber in town.
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    • 27 min
    Why we can’t have nice trains

    Why we can’t have nice trains

    And how it got so dam expensive to build things in America.
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    • 29 min
    Hot infrastructure summer

    Hot infrastructure summer

    It’s a big week for President Biden’s infrastructure plans. Vox’s Li Zhou explains the obstacles in his way, and a historian says one of them is our collective memory.
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    • 26 min

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