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Look Back in Anger: Abuse Claims, Pension Strikes, Talkative Robots

December 5, 2019
A handful of states are passing laws to help victims of child sexual abuse seek justice. We’ll explain why one new law in New Jersey...

I Fought the Law: Impeachment, Hospital Bills, Salon Chemicals

December 4, 2019
The impeachment inquiry into President Trump jumped to a new House committee today, and it’s starting to feel a bit like law school....

You Get What You Give: Champagne Tariffs, Giving Tuesday, Rapinoe

December 3, 2019
President Trump is handing out tariffs left and right, and countries aren’t psyched about it. The latest target? French champagne, among...

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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

Look Back in Anger: Abuse Claims, Pension Strikes, Talkative Robots

December 5, 2019
A handful of states are passing laws to help victims of child sexual abuse seek justice. We’ll explain why one new law in New Jersey...

I Fought the Law: Impeachment, Hospital Bills, Salon Chemicals

December 4, 2019
The impeachment inquiry into President Trump jumped to a new House committee today, and it’s starting to feel a bit like law school....

You Get What You Give: Champagne Tariffs, Giving Tuesday, Rapinoe

December 3, 2019
President Trump is handing out tariffs left and right, and countries aren’t psyched about it. The latest target? French champagne, among...

Feuding: NATO Summit, Gun Rights, Black Friday vs. Cyber Monday

December 2, 2019
The UK is hosting a big NATO summit this week to celebrate the alliance’s 70th birthday. But budget fights and membership debates could...

What’s Going On: Mass Imprisonment in China, Impeachment Drama, ‘Dear Santa’

November 26, 2019
Newly-leaked government documents are pulling back the curtain on China’s mass detention of ethnic minorities. We’ll get into how the...

Following: Navy Secretary Out, Michael Bloomberg, Wild Turkey

November 25, 2019
The Secretary of the Navy is out. We’ll connect the dots between President Trump’s controversial pardons of service members and what...