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Today, Explained is Vox's daily news explainer podcast. Hosts Sean Rameswaram and Noel King will guide you through the most important stories of the day.

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Today, Explained is Vox's daily news explainer podcast. Hosts Sean Rameswaram and Noel King will guide you through the most important stories of the day.

Part of the Vox Media Podcast Network.

    Just in: Trudeau’s plan to fight populism

    Just in: Trudeau’s plan to fight populism

    Canadian-American podcast host Sean Rameswaram goes one-on-one with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to find out how he might win over Gen Zed.
    This episode was produced by Amanda Lewellyn, edited by Matt Collette, fact-checked by Haleema Shah and Anouck Dussaud, engineered by Patrick Boyd, and hosted by Sean Rameswaram.
    Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained
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    • 28 min
    Feeling Bluey

    Feeling Bluey

    Bluey delights children and reduces their grown-ups to tears. But the latest episode has fans young and old wondering whether the ride is coming to an end. Vulture’s Kathryn VanArendonk speculates.
    This episode was produced by Victoria Chamberlin, edited by Amina Al-Sadi, fact-checked by Laura Bullard, engineered by Patrick Boyd, and hosted by Sean Rameswaram.
    Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained
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    • 28 min
    The great American squatter panic

    The great American squatter panic

    Politicians and conservative news outlets say there’s an epidemic of people moving into a stranger’s house and refusing to leave. Curbed’s Bridget Read and Semafor’s David Weigel explain what’s actually happening.
    This episode was produced by Avishay Artsy, edited by Matt Collette and Amina Al-Sadi, fact-checked by Laura Bullard, engineered by David Herman, and hosted by Sean Rameswaram.
    Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained
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    • 25 min
    How car ownership got so expensive

    How car ownership got so expensive

    Drivers are increasingly paying sticker price or more for a new car. Then there are sky-high insurance rates and mortgage-level car payments. Vox’s Marin Cogan explains how we got here.
    This episode was produced by Victoria Chamberlin, edited by Matt Collette, fact-checked by Laura Bullard, engineered by David Herman, and hosted by Noel King.
    Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained
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    • 25 min
    Florida man’s first criminal trial begins

    Florida man’s first criminal trial begins

    The first of former President Donald Trump's four criminal trials began this week. Vox's Andrew Prokop explains what's at stake, and Vox's Abdallah Fayyad explains how he might (or might not) pay the mounting legal bills.
    This episode was produced by Jesse Alejandro Cottrell with help from Hady Mawajdeh, edited by Amina Al-Sadi, fact-checked by Laura Bullard, Matt Collette and Amanda Lewellyn, engineered by Patrick Boyd and Rob Byers, and hosted by Noel King.
    Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained
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    • 25 min
    Why Iran attacked Israel

    Why Iran attacked Israel

    The Economist’s Gregg Carlstrom explains. Jerusalem-based journalist Noga Tarnopolsky explores whether the unprecedented attack hurts or helps Benjamin Netanyahu.
    This episode was produced by Avishay Artsy and Amanda Lewellyn, edited by Amina Al-Sadi, fact-checked by Laura Bullard and Hady Mawajdeh, engineered by Rob Byers, and hosted by Sean Rameswaram.
    Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained
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    • 25 min

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