56 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

    • News & Politics
    • 4.7, 4K 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
4K Ratings
4K Ratings
Northettes ,

Love this podcast

I look forward to each episode with anticipation. The discussions are fascinating, and cover a wide swath of issues that run parallel - or head on - to current events. I often found myself asking “but why?!” After watching or reading the news, and then I found this podcast and it has been like a combo of current event therapy, political detox, educational experience and Ted talk all rolled into one amazing hour.

Chuas2 ,

Fantastic Conversations!

This is one of the best podcast series I've ever listened to. Wonderful conversations, with difficult topics and guests who are so engaged, you can't help but want to meet them and continue the dialogue. I'm a big fan of Chris Hayes (both this series and his show "All In" on MSNBC, because he doesn't shy away from hard questions and introspection. Most of these I have to listen to more than once, sometimes several times, as the talk is packed with information and plenty of food for thought. Highly recommend!

Kellie Jene ,

Required listening

On my long commute to and from work, and craving ideas, historical context, and value based solutions to issues of our times I find this podcast the most enjoyable and informative for the open and curious minded.

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