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Strike Now, Shop Later: Delivery Workers Want More Pay for More Risk

March 30, 2020 - 14:14
Grocery delivery workers went on strike today. We’ll explain how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the delivery industry and how...

Skimm Special: Equal Pay

March 28, 2020 - 22:32
It’s 2020 and women’s median earnings are about 80 cents for every dollar a man makes. Cool cool. That’s known as the gender pay gap....

Signed, Sealed, Delivered: The COVID-19 Stimulus Package

March 27, 2020 - 10:22
President Trump just signed the most expensive relief bill in US history, but it wasn’t exactly a cakewalk. We explain the drama that...

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In today’s world, context is clarity. "Skimm This" breaks down the most important stories of the day and explains why they matter. All in 10 minutes. Every Monday through Friday. All at 5PM.

More Episodes

Strike Now, Shop Later: Delivery Workers Want More Pay for More Risk

March 30, 2020 - 14:14
Grocery delivery workers went on strike today. We’ll explain how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the delivery industry and how...

Skimm Special: Equal Pay

March 28, 2020 - 22:32
It’s 2020 and women’s median earnings are about 80 cents for every dollar a man makes. Cool cool. That’s known as the gender pay gap....

Signed, Sealed, Delivered: The COVID-19 Stimulus Package

March 27, 2020 - 10:22
President Trump just signed the most expensive relief bill in US history, but it wasn’t exactly a cakewalk. We explain the drama that...

3.3 Million Americans File for Unemployment: Is Help on the Way?

March 26, 2020 - 15:50
The latest US unemployment numbers are in. They’re historic, and not in a good way. We’ll break down the data and look at how Congress...

A Really Big Deal: Inside Congress’ COVID-19 Relief Bill

March 25, 2020 - 14:16
Senate leaders say they’ve reached a historic deal to help Americans and American businesses deal with the economic fallout of COVID-19....

Not Playing Games: 2020 Summer Olympics Postponed

March 24, 2020 - 13:50
The 2020 Summer Olympics won’t be happening in summer 2020 anymore. We’ll explain how the decision to postpone the Olympics could impact...