Why Is This Happening? with Chris Hayes

By Chris Hayes, MSNBC & NBCNews THINK

Every week Chris Hayes asks the big questions that keep him up at night. How do we make sense of this unprecedented moment in world history? Why is this (all) happening? This podcast starts to answer these questions. Writers, experts, and thinkers who are also trying to get to the bottom of them join Chris to break it all down and help him get a better night’s rest. “Why is this Happening?” is presented by MSNBC and NBCNews Think.

  1. 1.
    A Life in China with Te-Ping Chen
    49:18
  2. 2.
    The Premonition with Michael Lewis
    44:32
  3. 3.
    Is Bitcoin for Real? with Joe Weisenthal
    53:37
  4. 4.
    The Whiteness of Wealth with Dorothy A. Brown
    52:30
  5. 5.
    The Endurance of Wikipedia with Katherine Maher
    49:11
  6. 6.
    Vaccines: How Do They Work? with Dr. Peter Hotez
    57:15
  7. 7.
    Who Gets To Say with John McWhorter
    1:04:12
  8. 8.
    One-Click America with Alec MacGillis
    57:29
  1. 9.
    Minimum Wage 101 with Arin Dube
    54:15
  2. 10.
    One Year of Plague Living with Michelle Goldberg
    1:04:12
  3. 11.
    Finding Truth in Doubt with Anna Deavere Smith
    51:17
  4. 12.
    Powering the Grid with David Roberts
    57:38
  5. 13.
    Modi’s “Arrogance of Power” and the Indian Farmers’ Protests with Rana Ayyub
    48:23
  6. 14.
    Whose Land with Rebecca Nagle
    54:23
  7. 15.
    The Filibuster’s Sordid Past and Present with Adam Jentleson
    1:00:48
  8. 16.
    13 Executions with Liliana Segura
    54:58
  9. 17.
    The End of RealDonaldTrump with Kara Swisher
    53:23
  10. 18.
    The Attack on the Capitol with Ta-Nehisi Coates
    1:01:04
  11. 19.
    Family, Legacy, and Bourbon with Wright Thompson
    57:49
  12. 20.
    The Foxconn Con with Josh Dzieza
    35:42
  13. 21.
    No Regrets with Rep. Max Rose
    52:21
  14. 22.
    The Democratic Coalition After 2020 with David Shor
    54:42
  15. 23.
    Your Local Disinformation with Davey Alba
    48:12
  16. 24.
    The Down-Ballot Democrats with Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell
    53:27
  17. 25.
    The Problem with Political Hobbyism with Eitan Hersh
    52:47
  18. 26.
    How Red is Texas with Abby Livingston
    54:05
  19. 27.
    What We Got Wrong with Zeynep Tufekci
    1:08:06
  20. 28.
    Donate Now with Michael Whitney
    49:36
  21. 29.
    Understanding the “Latino Vote” with Chuck Rocha
    50:45
  22. 30.
    America's Isolation with Samantha Power
    33:52
  23. 31.
    Avoiding Election Disaster with Edward Foley
    19:43
  24. 32.
    Money, Democracy, and John Maynard Keynes with Zach Carter
    1:01:20
  25. 33.
    FAQAnon with Brandy Zadrozny and Ben Collins
    59:30
  26. 34.
    Necessary Struggle with Barbara Smith
    57:09
  27. 35.
    What Bush Left Behind with Robert Draper
    58:06
  28. 36.
    Keeping a Restaurant Alive with Tony Bezsylko
    1:02:18
  29. 37.
    America’s Right Turn with Rick Perlstein
    56:26
  30. 38.
    The Invisible Power Struggle with Leah Stokes
    1:00:28
  31. 39.
    REVISITED China's Secret Internment Camps with Rian Thum
    47:10
  32. 40.
    Caste in America with Isabel Wilkerson
    50:44
  33. 41.
    The Party of Trump with Stuart Stevens
    45:20
  34. 42.
    REVISITED The Information Crisis with David Roberts
    50:09
  35. 43.
    America’s Prophet of Freedom with David Blight
    58:16
  36. 44.
    So You Want to Run for Office with Luke Hayes
    57:56
  37. 45.
    America on Drugs with Dr. Carl Hart
    55:54
  38. 46.
    Policing and Democracy with Brandon del Pozo
    1:08:54
  39. 47.
    Where We Go Now with Sherrilyn Ifill
    54:51
  40. 48.
    REVISITED: Abolishing Prisons with Mariame Kaba
    58:44
  41. 49.
    8 minutes 46 seconds with Trymaine Lee
    54:50
  42. 50.
    Abolish the Electoral College with Jesse Wegman
    54:09

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