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“In The Bubble”: How COVID-19 is Changing Sports

July 10, 2020 - 29:56
Now that you’ve made it through your Netflix queue, you might be wondering when sports are coming back. After sports leagues postponed...

Voting From Home: How COVID-19 is Changing The Vote

July 3, 2020 - 21:59
In some states, primary voting during COVID-19 has been off to a rocky start. Long lines and crowds at the polls aren’t great for social...

“Mask Girl Summer”

June 26, 2020 - 17:46
As the number of new COVID-19 cases rises in some states, the debate continues about what role the government should play in helping...

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“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 Friday morning. 

More Episodes

“In The Bubble”: How COVID-19 is Changing Sports

July 10, 2020 - 29:56
Now that you’ve made it through your Netflix queue, you might be wondering when sports are coming back. After sports leagues postponed...

Voting From Home: How COVID-19 is Changing The Vote

July 3, 2020 - 21:59
In some states, primary voting during COVID-19 has been off to a rocky start. Long lines and crowds at the polls aren’t great for social...

“Mask Girl Summer”

June 26, 2020 - 17:46
As the number of new COVID-19 cases rises in some states, the debate continues about what role the government should play in helping...

Monumental Change: The Fight To Take Down Confederate Symbols In the US

June 19, 2020 - 17:55
In recent weeks, there’s been a renewed push to remove symbols of the Confederacy: including flags, statues and the names of some...

“Different Things To Different People”: How Calls to ‘Defund the Police’ Could Play Out

June 12, 2020 - 21:36
As protests continue in the US, some demonstrators are now calling to ‘defund the police.’ And those calls are already having an impact....

“A Stopgap for a Much Larger Problem”: What Police Reform Could Look Like

June 5, 2020 - 27:56
People across the US have flooded into the streets to protest police violence against black Americans. We’ll break down some of the...