Skimm This

Skimm This Podcast

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If We Could Turn Back Time: 9/11, California’s Recall, (Offline) Dating

September 9, 2021 - 33:19
First up: We’ve got the latest on the week’s biggest headlines, from El Salvador’s adoption of Bitcoin to the removal of Virginia’s most...

Stormy Weather: Abortion Access in Texas, Hurricane Ida, and Smoky Wine

September 2, 2021 - 36:12
First up: We’ve got the details on Texas’ new abortion law, and what experts say it could mean for abortion rights across the U.S.Next:...

Long Way Home: Chronic COVID and the Afghan Airlift

August 26, 2021 - 33:05
First up: We’ve got the latest on evacuations from Afghanistan, and the deteriorating security situation around Kabul airport.Next:...

About The Show

“Skimm This” is a weekly news program that breaks down important stories from the past week and adds context and clarity to answer the questions on your mind. Every Thursday evening.

More Episodes

If We Could Turn Back Time: 9/11, California’s Recall, (Offline) Dating

September 9, 2021 - 33:19
First up: We’ve got the latest on the week’s biggest headlines, from El Salvador’s adoption of Bitcoin to the removal of Virginia’s most...

Stormy Weather: Abortion Access in Texas, Hurricane Ida, and Smoky Wine

September 2, 2021 - 36:12
First up: We’ve got the details on Texas’ new abortion law, and what experts say it could mean for abortion rights across the U.S.Next:...

Long Way Home: Chronic COVID and the Afghan Airlift

August 26, 2021 - 33:05
First up: We’ve got the latest on evacuations from Afghanistan, and the deteriorating security situation around Kabul airport.Next:...

Sending Out an SOS: The Taliban Return, Booster Shots, Havana Syndrome

August 19, 2021 - 32:06
First up: The week’s biggest story is Afghanistan. We’ll break down how the Taliban took over so quickly, whether more people can get...

The Best Laid Plans: Afghanistan, Droughts, and Back to School

August 12, 2021 - 36:16
First up: We’ve got the latest on Afghanistan, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s resignation and the CDC’s new guidelines on getting...

The Real World: Vax Mandates, Dr. Vivek Murthy and MTV’s 40th

August 5, 2021 - 35:27
First up: We’ll break down this week’s big stories, from the results of a sexual harassment investigation into Gov. Andrew Cuomo, to a...