The Stakes

By MTV Podcast Network w/ Holly Anderson

The Stakes is your look at the week's news, without the filler of talking heads and clickbait. Every week, MTV’s Holly Anderson and her team of writers — including Ana Marie Cox and Jamil Smith — guide you through the week’s news, social justice issues, and culture stories through a mix interviews, essays, special reporting, and poetry. The Stakes is investigative, thoughtful, and BS-free.

  1. 1.
    Florence and Normandie: 25 Years After the L.A. Riots29 June 2017
    31:32
  2. 2.
    Jason Kander18 May 2017
    28:29
  3. 3.
    Revisiting Standing Rock28 April 2017
    42:55
  4. 4.
    Friendship Park10 March 2017
    28:20
  5. 5.
    The Family of Kalief Browder3 March 2017
    16:38
  6. 6.
    Maxine Waters On Going Viral In Her 13th Term24 February 2017
    26:00
  7. 7.
    Painter Kerry James Marshall On The ‘Creative Convening’ Of His Work16 February 2017
    20:26
  8. 8.
    Dean Obeidallah10 February 2017
    33:00
  1. 9.
    The Resistance Will Be Podcasted3 February 2017
    29:35
  2. 10.
    The Future Is Female And So Is The Past27 January 2017
    48:46
  3. 11.
    Trump’s America, Day 120 January 2017
    35:03
  4. 12.
    Rebecca Carroll on Michelle Obama's Legacy19 January 2017
    22:39
  5. 13.
    A Practical Guide To Resisting Trump's Agenda13 January 2017
    41:34
  6. 14.
    Will Magic Save 2017?6 January 2017
    34:53
  7. 15.
    The Stakes Remix: Rep. John Lewis30 December 2016
    29:11
  8. 16.
    The Stakes Remix: The Blow's WOMANPRODUCER22 December 2016
    31:58
  9. 17.
    When The Pipe Bursts16 December 2016
    36:12
  10. 18.
    Radical Safety9 December 2016
    36:53
  11. 19.
    At Standing Rock2 December 2016
    42:21
  12. 20.
    Do The Work18 November 2016
    49:39
  13. 21.
    Daughters Of The American Revolution11 November 2016
    40:32
  14. 22.
    The Stakes After Dark (SAD!): Election Eve Edition7 November 2016
    18:33
  15. 23.
    Future Sex and Rubber Bullets4 November 2016
    47:15
  16. 24.
    Saved By DNA: Yusef Salaam Of The Central Park Five Speaks Out28 October 2016
    36:08
  17. 25.
    Pussy! Tacos! The Blow!21 October 2016
    49:55
  18. 26.
    The Stakes After Dark (SAD!): Children Will Listen20 October 2016
    14:22
  19. 27.
    The Stakes Extra: What Happens In Vegas19 October 2016
    14:34
  20. 28.
    Voting Is Not A Form of Self-Expression14 October 2016
    42:43
  21. 29.
    The Stakes Extra: On Self-Care, Sexual Assault, and Being Triggered By Trump13 October 2016
    17:33
  22. 30.
    The Stakes After Dark (SAD!): An Ode To Ken Bone13 October 2016
    2:45
  23. 31.
    The Stakes After Dark (SAD!): Tweet Me In St. Louis10 October 2016
    19:56
  24. 32.
    Ava DuVernay Makes The Case For Prison Abolition7 October 2016
    42:30
  25. 33.
    The Stakes After Dark (SAD!): Actually Quite Unironically Sad5 October 2016
    4:19
  26. 34.
    Protecting and Serving30 September 2016
    38:25
  27. 35.
    The Stakes After Dark (SAD!): Half The Story27 September 2016
    14:02
  28. 36.
    Alive and Aware23 September 2016
    39:38
  29. 37.
    Get Up, Stand Up16 September 2016
    49:05
  30. 38.
    You're Projecting9 September 2016
    44:52
  31. 39.
    Raw Hearts2 September 2016
    44:15
  32. 40.
    L8r America26 August 2016
    41:07
  33. 41.
    The Stakes Extra: Betty Okino12 August 2016
    20:04
  34. 42.
    What Comes Next12 August 2016
    42:49
  35. 43.
    Crossroads5 August 2016
    51:33
  36. 44.
    Saints And Poets29 July 2016
    52:27
  37. 45.
    The Stakes After Dark (SAD!): Capture The Flag29 July 2016
    16:17
  38. 46.
    The Stakes After Dark (SAD!): A Moment Alone In The Shade28 July 2016
    22:42
  39. 47.
    The Stakes After Dark (SAD!): The Absence Of Agony27 July 2016
    16:53
  40. 48.
    The Stakes After Dark (SAD!): Bridge To Terabitchia26 July 2016
    27:47
  41. 49.
    The World Outside22 July 2016
    41:56
  42. 50.
    The Stakes After Dark (SAD!): Papa Is Weak And We Are Hungry22 July 2016
    29:13
  43. 51.
    The Stakes After Dark (SAD!): Choose The Form Of The Destructor21 July 2016
    13:58
  44. 52.
    The Stakes After Dark (SAD!): It's Only Tuesday20 July 2016
    15:53
  45. 53.
    The Stakes After Dark (SAD!)19 July 2016
    14:53
  46. 54.
    Will This Get Me Arrested?15 July 2016
    43:55
  47. 55.
    Agitated Molecules11 July 2016
    41:54
  48. 56.
    Snowball In Summer9 July 2016
    54:50
  49. 57.
    Action Items1 July 2016
    40:22
  50. 58.
    Brexit Through The Grift Shop!30 June 2016
    27:25
  51. 59.
    Orlando17 June 2016
    49:15
  52. 60.
    Everyone Poops10 June 2016
    47:38
  53. 61.
    Let Freedom Sing3 June 2016
    40:12
  54. 62.
    It's Complicated27 May 2016
    32:37
  55. 63.
    34 Candidates?!?!20 May 2016
    28:54
  56. 64.
    Where The Buffalo Roam13 May 2016
    40:37
  57. 65.
    Ted Cruz = Skull Face Emoji6 May 2016
    30:39
  58. 66.
    Introducing 'The Stakes,' A Political Podcast That's Not About Politics, Except When It Is29 April 2016
    50:25

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