300 episodes

The most important stories about money, business and power. Hosted by Kate Linebaugh and Ryan Knutson, with Jessica Mendoza. The Journal is a co-production of Spotify and The Wall Street Journal.

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    • 4.2 • 4.9K Ratings

The most important stories about money, business and power. Hosted by Kate Linebaugh and Ryan Knutson, with Jessica Mendoza. The Journal is a co-production of Spotify and The Wall Street Journal.

Get show merch here: https://wsjshop.com/collections/clothing

    Kamala Harris, In Context

    Kamala Harris, In Context

    Democrats are rallying around Vice President Kamala Harris as she takes over President Biden’s campaign. WSJ’s Tarini Parti discusses some key moments in her political career and explores what they reveal about her as a candidate.



    Further Listening:

    - Biden Taps Out. Harris Taps In. 

    - Takeaways from the RNC: Trump Is in Control 



    Further Reading:

    - Inside the Slow-Building Biden-Harris Relationship 

    - How Kamala Harris Views Policy 





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    • 19 min
    The Glitch That Crashed Millions of Computers

    The Glitch That Crashed Millions of Computers

    Last Friday, 8.5 million computers around the world stopped working. All kinds of businesses were impacted, from airlines to banks to hospitals. The cause was a routine update sent out by a software company called CrowdStrike. WSJ’s Robert McMillan explains how the meltdown happened and why Microsoft’s software was especially vulnerable.



    Further Reading:

    - Blue Screens Everywhere Are Latest Tech Woe for Microsoft 

    - CrowdStrike Made Its Name Fighting Technology Problems. Now It Has Caused One. 



    Further Listening:

    - The Computer Glitch That Caused Nearly 1,000 Convictions 

    - Hacking the Hackers 



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    • 17 min
    Biden Taps Out. Harris Taps In.

    Biden Taps Out. Harris Taps In.

    On Sunday, President Joe Biden ended his bid for re-election and endorsed Vice President Kamala Harris. Annie Linskey reports on Biden’s big decision and what lies ahead for Harris and the Democratic Party. 



    Further Listening:

    - Takeaways from the RNC: Trump Is in Control 

    - Will Biden Stay in the Race? 



    Further Reading:

    - How the Bet on an 81-Year-Old Joe Biden Turned Into an Epic Miscalculation 

    - Biden Drops Out of Presidential Race, Endorses Harris 



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    • 19 min
    Takeaways from the RNC: Trump Is in Control

    Takeaways from the RNC: Trump Is in Control

    The Republican National Convention came to a close Thursday night with a speech by presidential nominee Donald Trump that called for unity while also returning to familiar rhetoric. WSJ’s Molly Ball says it’s a remarkable turnaround for a candidate who was once an outsider, and has now remade the party in his image. Plus, Jessica Mendoza and Jacob Gallagher give the convention a fit check.



    Further Reading:

    - Trump Hasn’t Changed, but the GOP Has 

    - Crypto Dads, Trump Suits and Four-Letter Words: Scenes from the Cultural Frenzy at the RNC 



    Further Listening:

    - Elon Musk and Silicon Valley Turn Towards Trump 

    - Trump Courts the Union Vote 

    - The Secret Service’s Failure to Protect Trump 



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    • 25 min
    Elon Musk and Silicon Valley Turn Towards Trump

    Elon Musk and Silicon Valley Turn Towards Trump

    Elon Musk has said he is committing around $45 million a month to a pro-Trump super PAC, according to people familiar with the matter. He is the biggest name in tech now turning Donald Trump’s way. WSJ’s Emily Glazer reports on how Musk and others in Silicon Valley are throwing their support and money behind Trump’s campaign for president. 



    Further Listening:

    - Tesla’s Multibillion-Dollar Pay Package for Elon Musk 

    - Money, Drugs, Elon Musk and Tesla’s Board 

    - Trump Courts the Union Vote 



    Further Reading:

    - Musk Turbocharges Silicon Valley Support for Trump 

    - Elon Musk Has Said He Is Committing Around $45 Million a Month to a New - Pro-Trump Super PAC 



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    • 20 min
    Russia Tries a WSJ Reporter in a Secret Court

    Russia Tries a WSJ Reporter in a Secret Court

    WSJ reporter Evan Gershkovich has been held in Russia for more than a year on an espionage accusation that he, the U.S. government and The Wall Street Journal vehemently deny. Gershkovich will appear in court Thursday for another hearing. WSJ’s Matthew Luxmoore explores what we know about the secret trial and why even the Gershkovich’s defense lawyers are restricted from publicly discussing it.



    Further Reading:

    - The Shadowy Judicial System That Controls the Fate of WSJ’s Evan Gershkovich 



    Further Listening:

    - A WSJ Reporter Arrested in Russia 

    - Russian Court Upholds WSJ Reporter’s Detention 

    - Two Parents on a Crusade to Free Their Son 



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    • 17 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
4.9K Ratings

4.9K Ratings

ChuvkDallas ,

Excellent

I enjoy the range of topics that is discussed on this podcast. The producers explore many aspects of money people and power. I always enjoy seeing a new episode in my feed.

Justin MacLan ,

Excellent podcast for current events

This is a great podcast for news, I like how they go deep into specific topics and appreciate the effort they put into the reporting.

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Deleting! Too left leaning political these days…

WSJ is no longer financial news but more left leaning political propaganda.

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