70 episodes

Every week Chris Hayes asks the big questions that keep him up at night. How do we make sense of this unprecedented moment in world history? Why is this (all) happening?

This podcast starts to answer these questions. Writers, experts, and thinkers who are also trying to get to the bottom of them join Chris to break it all down and help him get a better night’s rest. “Why is this Happening?” is presented by MSNBC and NBCNews Think.

Why Is This Happening? with Chris Hayes NBC News

    • 4.7, 4.6K Ratings

Every week Chris Hayes asks the big questions that keep him up at night. How do we make sense of this unprecedented moment in world history? Why is this (all) happening?

This podcast starts to answer these questions. Writers, experts, and thinkers who are also trying to get to the bottom of them join Chris to break it all down and help him get a better night’s rest. “Why is this Happening?” is presented by MSNBC and NBCNews Think.

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
4.6K Ratings

4.6K Ratings

Rich in Rocklin ,

Modern monetary theory

Great podcast, host is super smart, articulate and easy to listen to. Don’t let this go to your head, Chris. Guests are top notch in their fields, please do one on Modern Monetary Theory and how it works and possibilities of what said theory would look like if integrate into our current economic model. Also would like to hear about our economy since we weee taken off the gold standard, lots to talk about there, keep up the great work, Rich Nosenzo, Rocklin California

lisalfarin ,

Interviews with more candidates?

Why does it feel like television reporters and people who state that they want the American people to be more involved and vote, yet they IGNORE and do not INTERVIEW or TOWN HALL more candidates?

Chris Hayes of all people should have already done an in depth interview with Michael Bennet?! Someone with multiple in depth plans for climate change, child poverty, education AND has decades of experience in both local and national leadership.

That is just one candidate that we all need to hear from. Not just the same top 3 on repeat in the play cycle. I worked in politics in the early 1990’s as an idealized young college graduate, I learned the playbook first hand. I watched Newt Gingrich and Tom Delay turn Washington into what it has become under Mitch Mcconnell.

The methods MSNBC and CNN are employing are playing right into another re-election of a fascist. Less coverage of the overinflated blowhard. More town halls throughout America like Flint. Show all citizens what we are all struggling with each day and how candidates plans could solve them.

merrybells ,

Hope, enlightenment & inside tips

I love the intros to this podcast...sort of like smelling great coffee brewing! But most of all I love the ebullient voice of Chris Hayes as he skillfully brings his guests into our lives. In a short period of time Chris is somehow able to get to the essence of each guests gifts and the core of their message and work. I see my world in a much bigger, more complex way thanks to Kate & Max & Rev Barber!

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