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Each weekday afternoon, Axios unpacks the biggest story of the day and why it matters. We'll take you inside the accelerating forces, technologies and trends that are remaking your world and work. About Axios: Axios is a digital media company launched in 2017. Axios - which means “worthy” in Greek - helps you become smarter, faster with news and information across politics, tech, business, media, science and the world. Subscribe to our newsletters at axios.com/newsletters and download our mo ...
 
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Start your morning with news that matters in just 10 minutes. Our host Niala Boodhoo and a team of award-winning journalists will bring you the latest scoops from the White House and Congress, analysis on the economy and insight into the trends shaping your world -- from China to AI, and all the forces shaping the next five years. And it’s all delivered in Smart Brevity® - a clinical, concise coverage style that respects your time. About Axios: Axios is a digital media company launched in 20 ...
 
How it Happened is an Axios podcast docu-series featuring instant histories. Each season, Axios reporters bring you behind closed doors to hear the people and decisions shaping the biggest stories of our time. Trump’s Last Stand: In the first season of How it Happened, national political reporter Jonathan Swan reveals the inside story of Donald Trump’s last few months in office. The story starts with his COVID-19 recovery and ends with the insurrection at the Capitol. The Next Astronauts: In ...
 
We tell our children unsettling fairy tales to teach them valuable life lessons, but these Cautionary Tales are for the education of the grown ups – and they are all true. Tim Harford (Financial Times, BBC, author of “The Data Detective” and “The Undercover Economist”) brings you stories of awful human error, tragic catastrophes, daring heists and hilarious fiascos. They'll delight you, scare you, but also make you wiser. iHeartMedia is the exclusive podcast partner of Pushkin Industries.
 
The Gift of Time podcast is dedicated to helping people share their stories of the people who invested the gift of time in them. They also share ways they have chosen to invest in others. The Gift of Time is brought to you by Axios Solutions, a company that believes in investing in others with the gift of time. To find out more about Bart or Axios Solutions, visit bartjustice.com today.
 
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“The Asterisk” is a serialized podcast about how events throughout the 2019-2020 NHL season will echo across the ice for generations. In this eight-part series, we chronicle the downfall of Don Cherry, what led to the undoing of the league’s highest-paid coach, how race is now being discussed in the locker rooms and front offices, and what the impact of the coronavirus will be on the league for years to come. Along the way, we interview players, coaches, and journalists to highlight the monu ...
 
Matt Mullenweg, cofounder of WordPress and CEO of Automattic embarks on a journey to understand the future of work. Having built his own company with no offices and more than 1,300 employees in 76 countries, speaking 95 different languages, Mullenweg examines the benefits and challenges of distributed work and recruiting talented people around the globe.
 
If it’s about sports and there’s a China angle, we’ll talk about it in the China Sports Insider Podcast. Mark Dreyer is the China Sports Insider. He’s worked for Sky Sports, Fox Sports, AP Sports and many others, and has covered major sporting events on five continents, including three Olympic Games 2008-12. He has been based in China since 2007. Produced and hosted by Haig Balian, a journalist and filmmaker who hosts and produces The Beijing Sessions podcast.
 
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The pandemic hit thousands of firms across the country, especially those in the service sector. Hertz filed for bankruptcy and Airbnb laid off a quarter of its employees. So how were these companies able to thrive after knocking on death’s door?Axios Re:Cap talks with Axios’ chief financial correspondent and author of the weekly Axios Capital newsl…
 
It’s Friday, when we usually talk about the week in politics, which this week has included the House voting to hold Steven Bannon in contempt of Congress, Attorney General Merrick Garland’s first testimony before the Judicial Committee and President Biden trying to promote his economic agenda. Plus, the scene in Georgia during the first week of the…
 
Join us today as we discuss how to speak the truth in love. To Connect with us click here: https://www.bethelftw.com/connect To download the App click here: https://bethel.app.link/store You can find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/bethelftw You can find us on YouTube at https://tinyurl.com/bethelsyoutube You can visit our Online Campus …
 
Bryan and Luke talk with Andrew Freeman, the climate and energy reporter at Axios. It’s a wide-ranging conversation about climate and climate policy in the United States and elsewhere in the world, working on Mount Washington in 100 mph winds, modern formats for communicating efficiently, and his fascinating career which included time out to be a s…
 
Was the fairy tale of Hansel and Gretel - the story of a woodcutter’s children abandoned in the woods and left at the mercy of a witch - in fact, early true crime? A hit book - The Truth About Hansel and Gretel - said that historical records pointed to the story being based on fact. Are we too quick to dismiss the truth behind tall stories? Or are …
 
Indocin, an anti-inflammatory rectal suppository that treats arthritis, once cost $198 for a box of 30 in 2008. And, today -- that same box now costs more than $10,000. That’s 52 times higher over the span of 10 years! How does this even happen? Axios Re:Cap talks with Axios’ health care business reporter Bob Herman skyrocketing drug prices and why…
 
Join Bryan and Luke Dorris for an in-depth conversation about the epic story of the cruising ship Fantome that was lost in Category 5 Hurricane Mitch in 1998. Prolific author Jim Carrier talks about the twists and turns in the saga that led to a huge passenger ship being trapped in the western Caribbean by a giant hurricane that refused to go where…
 
Across the country, workers are angry -- demanding better pay and conditions. Since last week, some 10,000 John Deere workers have been on strike in Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Colorado and Georgia after rejecting a pay raise that didn’t go above 6 percent. It’s the largest strike of the pandemic - but not the only one. Plus, Netflix workers stand up f…
 
Almost 50% of Latinos in the U.S. owned a home in 2020, according to a report from the group monitoring U.S. Hispanic wealth creation. But Latinos are still 2.3 times more likely to be in forbearance and 1.5 times more likely to be delinquent on payments than white borrowers. Axios Re:Cap talks with Axios’ race and justice reporter Russell Contrera…
 
America’s economic edge in tech used to be because of hardware, like computers, and software, or programming -- think companies like Facebook or Google. But now we’re at a tipping point in the shift to an information economy that focuses on creators, content and data. Plus, Halloween is roaring back in 2021. And, how COVID has affected organized sp…
 
The recent Financial Times reporting that China launched a possible nuclear-capable hypersonic missile this past summer is complicated. China says it was a routine spacecraft test, but the launch caught U.S. intelligence by surprise. Should we be thinking about this in terms of a new Cold War? Axios Re:Cap talks with Axios’ China reporter Bethany A…
 
China tested a hypersonic missile last August, according to new reporting from the Financial Times. China says it wasn't a nuclear-capable missile, but a routine spacecraft check. So how worried should we be? Plus, more tension between the Joes: Biden and Manchin. And, remembering former Secretary of State Colin Powell. Guests: Axios' Bethany Allen…
 
Today marks the beginning of a student journalism project that’s had students investigating the role American newspapers played in promoting lynchings and other racist violence from Reconstruction through the 1960s. Axios Re:Cap talks with Washington Post writer and associate professor of journalism at the University of Maryland DeNeen Brown on wor…
 
There was lots of news over the weekend about West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin’s opposition to a crucial piece of President Biden's proposed climate agenda. That piece would encourage wind, solar, and other zero carbon sources of clean electricity. Axios' Ben Geman has a reality check. Plus, how the U.S. Secretary of Education says he’s tackling c…
 
On our latest installment of our Hard Truths series, we look at how faulty technology is making its way into the U.S. immigration system. Guests: Chaz Arnett, law professor at the University of Maryland and Miguel. Credits: "Axios Today" is brought to you by Axios and Pushkin Industries. This episode was produced by Nuria Marquez Martinez and edite…
 
On our latest installment of our Hard Truths series, we look at how faulty technology is making its way into the U.S. immigration system. Guests: Chaz Arnett, law professor at the University of Maryland and Miguel. Credits: "Axios Today" is brought to you by Axios and Pushkin Industries. This episode was produced by Nuria Marquez Martinez and edite…
 
The global energy crisis is becoming a bigger problem for the economy. The Consumer Price Index -- the best way to measure inflation in the U.S. -- jumped 5.4 percent in September compared to last year -- that’s according to new data released this week. How is the Federal Reserve and the Biden administration reacting to this latest data? Axios Re:C…
 
The global energy crisis is causing a whole series of economic headaches, not the least of which is inflation. The Consumer Price Index, the best American measure of inflation, jumped 5.4% in September, compared to last year. That's according to new data out this week. Plus, the fallout of bigotry in the NFL. And, celebrating Latino ingenuity to cl…
 
Last week Snapchat launched a new module -- called Run for Office Mini -- that helps young people run for local offices. And so far -- more than 2 million Snapchat users have engaged with the platform. Could this inspire the next generation of politicians? Axios Re:Cap talks with Axios’ political reporter Alexi McCammond about why Snapchat is enter…
 
New data from the National Institutes of Health shows that people who got the Johnson & Johnson vaccine might benefit from getting a Pfizer or Moderna booster shot. But J&J has asked the FDA to approve a second shot for its own vaccine. Plus, Miya Marcano, and new attention on missing and murdered women of color. And, Snapchat is trying to get its …
 
Join Bryan and Luke Dorris for a wide-ranging conversation with the amazing, 90-year-old former director of the National Hurricane Center Dr. Neil Frank. Neil recalls the great hurricanes of the 1960s, how forecasts were made at that time, and how he came to understand that communications is as important as making good forecasts. Learn how a kid fr…
 
In 2020, the U.S. poverty rate declined as a result of stimulus checks and unemployment aid. What also helped in the decline? There was also an increase in cash programs from charities. Could “cash-in-hand” be a long-term solution to end poverty? Axios Re:Cap talks with Axios’ future correspondent Bryan Walsh on how philanthropic organizations are …
 
A recent survey of more than 13,000 workers found that 58% of restaurant and hotel employees plan to quit their jobs by the end of this year. And more than a third of them are citing difficult customers as the driving force. What are the knock-on economic effects? Plus, LinkedIn’s censorship of some Chinese profiles. And, charities take a page from…
 
Senators at the Facebook hearing last week used an analogy we’ve all heard before -- Big Tech is having a Big Tobacco moment. Are the harmful effects of social media sites like Facebook and Instagram that clear cut? Axios Re:Cap talks with Axios’ chief technology correspondent Ina Fried about how Big Tech compares to Big Tobacco. Learn more about y…
 
Senators at Facebook’s hearing last week used an analogy we’ve heard before -- that Big Tech is having its Big Tobacco moment. But: It took decades to enact meaningful regulations with Big Tobacco, and we could see the same happen with tech companies. Plus, the challenges of permanent housing for Afghan refugees. And, the abysmal rate of female bio…
 
Here’s a shocking statistic: Within five years of a heart attack, nearly half of women will die compared to 36% of men, that’s according to the American Heart Association. And now, researchers are discovering a strong link between psychological stress and heart disease, concerning cardiologists who see an increase in stress amongst women during the…
 
Over the weekend, Southwest Airlines cancelled nearly 2,000 of their flights citing weather and air traffic control issues. And while the Federal Aviation Administration confirmed staffing shortages in air traffic control, they also said it was likely that the airline was experiencing their own staffing problems. This is likely a preview of what th…
 
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At least half a million people are known to be homeless in the U.S. -- and the pandemic complicated efforts around the country to keep people housed. But - cities are still trying to fix this. Washington D.C is doing something different -- a pilot program offering one-year leases to unhoused residents in the city. Axios Re:Cap talks with Axios’ D.C…
 
After days of will-they, won’t-they on the Hill, Senate Democrats and Republicans came to an agreement yesterday to extend the debt ceiling through early December. This came less than two weeks ahead of a deadline that would have seen the U.S. default on its debt for the first time. Plus, the U.S. races to catch up on at-home COVID testing. And, CO…
 
Washington D.C. is now piloting a first-of-its-kind program that’s offering one-year leases to unhoused residents in the city. It could offer a solution for the more than half a million people experiencing homelessness in this community. Plus, how South Dakota became a tax haven. And, a game-changing new malaria vaccine. Guests: Axios' Chelsea Cirr…
 
South Dakota has become a haven for an estimated $360 billion for the wealthy, according to the leaked financial documents in the Pandora Papers. Even though it’s one of the least populated states in the U.S., it now ranks as one of the top tax haven jurisdictions. Axios Re:Cap talks with Axios’ chief financial correspondent Felix Salmon, who’s bee…
 
Energy prices are are going up around the world, as extreme weather becomes the norm and more people are on the move after long stretches of pandemic lockdown.China and India are facing an electricity crisis, while prices for oil and natural gas roughly doubled over the past year. In the U.S. gas prices are going up by 50%. Axios Re:Cap talks with …
 
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