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Get smarter, faster on the most talked-about topics in tech, business and politics in just 10 minutes. Hosted by Axios' business editor, Dan Primack.

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Get smarter, faster on the most talked-about topics in tech, business and politics in just 10 minutes. Hosted by Axios' business editor, Dan Primack.

    Saving Startups

    Saving Startups

    American small businesses soon will be able to get government loans to keep people employed, but many startups will be left out because of an old rule that the CARES Act didn't address. Dan is joined by House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), who's working with Nancy Pelosi and others to get this changed.
    PLUS: Zoom grows up and a random act of kindness

    • 12 min
    Wartime Powers

    Wartime Powers

    The Trump administration has been hesitant to invoke the Defense Production Act to address supplies shortages in the coronavirus crisis — but a New York Times report found that the Act has been regularly invoked by the Department of Defense during Trump’s presidency. Dan is joined by New York Times homeland security correspondent Zolan Kanno-Youngs. 
    PLUS: America now has fewer wireless carriers and Ohio University gives us a reason to stand up and cheer

    • 10 min
    Misinformation in the Age of Coronavirus

    Misinformation in the Age of Coronavirus

    In the midst of coronavirus, trust in local media is on the rise, but across the board trust in media largely remains low, and isn’t helped by President Trump’s accusations of “fake news.” Dan and Axios media reporter Sara Fischer examine the spread of misinformation and confidence in the media when the stakes around information have never been higher.
    PLUS: Tracking the coronavirus from space and private equity nearly closes a hospital

    • 10 min
    The Coronavirus Hits Home

    The Coronavirus Hits Home

    Axios Co-founder and President Roy Schwartz tested positive for coronavirus and has since made a recovery. He joins Dan to talk about his unusual symptoms, the challenges of quarantining when you have a family, and what he saw when he went to the hospital.  
    PLUS: Instacart workers on strike and a beloved bookstore rehires its workers

    • 10 min
    Inside Trump's Coronavirus Timeline

    Inside Trump's Coronavirus Timeline

    Trump pledged to reopen the U.S. by Easter, a date that experts agree is far too soon to effectively contain the spread of coronavirus. Dan and Axios national political reporter Jonathan Swan discuss how Trump decided on that date, who he is listening to, and how his administration might act next.

    • 7 min
    The Other Coronavirus Test

    The Other Coronavirus Test

    You’ve heard about the need for better coronavirus testing, but there’s another test that could advance our understanding of the virus: a serological test, which measures whether people have antibodies — and possibly immunity — to the virus. Dan and Axios managing editor Alison Snyder talk about what this test could tell us.

    • 4 min

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