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Make Me Smart with Kai and Molly

By Marketplace

Hosted by Kai Ryssdal and Molly Wood, Make Me Smart With Kai & Molly is now a daily news podcast that breaks down the impact of COVID-19 on the economy and the most complex topics of the week. Together, we make sense of today. Because none of us is as smart as all of us.

  1. 1.
    DOW 30K IDK11/26/2020
    14:33
  2. 2.
    The cost of racism is incalculable. Here’s a start.11/25/2020
    35:19
  3. 3.
    Another COVID-19 vaccine looks promising, but who will take it?11/24/2020
    12:47
  4. 4.
    Please, please stay home this Thanksgiving11/21/2020
    18:23
  5. 5.
    This is American exceptionalism11/20/2020
    17:10
  6. 6.
    We’re on a ‘Groundhog Day’ loop11/19/2020
    15:13
  7. 7.
    The war on drugs lost this election. Now what?11/18/2020
    35:04
  8. 8.
    Would you take a coronavirus vaccine? What if it came from Dolly Parton?11/17/2020
    15:12
  1. 9.
    Half full or half empty?11/14/2020
    19:41
  2. 10.
    No, Virginia, Santa can’t get coronavirus11/13/2020
    15:46
  3. 11.
    Here’s how presidential transitions are supposed to work11/12/2020
    22:16
  4. 12.
    A week after Election Day, here’s what to keep an eye on11/11/2020
    30:01
  5. 13.
    Who’s in charge of protecting the country right now?11/10/2020
    13:52
  6. 14.
    Trumpism is here to stay11/07/2020
    18:02
  7. 15.
    While we wait for results, let’s talk turnout11/06/2020
    13:52
  8. 16.
    How much productivity are we losing to the election?11/05/2020
    17:03
  9. 17.
    Your election stories11/04/2020
    16:31
  10. 18.
    “Find your why”11/03/2020
    15:01
  11. 19.
    Science is here to save Halloween10/31/2020
    15:51
  12. 20.
    Look how far people will go to vote10/30/2020
    16:35
  13. 21.
    Is it daylight savings time or daylight saving time?10/28/2020
    15:34
  14. 22.
    The United States is a gerontocracy10/28/2020
    30:15
  15. 23.
    A mask mandate, right on time?10/27/2020
    15:08
  16. 24.
    The super-sized happy hour episode10/24/2020
    23:13
  17. 25.
    The real cause of the coronavirus recession10/23/2020
    14:26
  18. 26.
    How the stock market is preparing for Nov. 410/22/2020
    15:17
  19. 27.
    What you need to know about dark money in this election10/20/2020
    28:49
  20. 28.
    Hey, what’s Adam Neumann up to these days?10/20/2020
    15:39
  21. 29.
    The real “October surprise”10/17/2020
    17:36
  22. 30.
    “300 episod Kay”10/16/2020
    17:20
  23. 31.
    Unburden yourself from Facebook guilt10/15/2020
    16:28
  24. 32.
    Playing whack-a-troll with our democracy10/14/2020
    27:05
  25. 33.
    Disney is doubling down on streaming10/13/2020
    14:27
  26. 34.
    For millions of Americans, it’s Election Day already10/10/2020
    17:52
  27. 35.
    Deal or no deal?10/09/2020
    14:33
  28. 36.
    Quick: How much toilet paper is in your home right now?10/08/2020
    14:26
  29. 37.
    The state of state economies10/06/2020
    26:48
  30. 38.
    What’s it going to take to get another COVID relief package?10/06/2020
    13:35
  31. 39.
    Watch the news about Trump, but don’t borrow trouble10/03/2020
    15:13
  32. 40.
    What we still don’t know about coronavirus10/02/2020
    19:31
  33. 41.
    Make sure your vote counts10/01/2020
    16:01
  34. 42.
    Death and taxes come for us all, but not equally09/30/2020
    36:36
  35. 43.
    The $750 question09/29/2020
    21:40
  36. 44.
    Thick thighs (and rats) save lives09/26/2020
    18:47
  37. 45.
    Normal? Not normal? You’re asking the wrong question09/25/2020
    19:26
  38. 46.
    Everything is broken09/24/2020
    21:15
  39. 47.
    Solving the wildfire paradox09/23/2020
    35:39
  40. 48.
    Making sense of the FinCEN files09/22/2020
    24:16
  41. 49.
    Voting and economics have always been intertwined09/19/2020
    18:46
  42. 50.
    It’s not free speech, it’s market-manipulated speech09/18/2020
    14:38
  43. 51.
    When a controlled burn is better than the alternative09/17/2020
    17:18
  44. 52.
    Coronavirus is pushing women out of work09/16/2020
    34:37
  45. 53.
    The Barry Bonds theory of climate change09/15/2020
    16:52
  46. 54.
    How do you prevent wildfires? The science is settled09/12/2020
    15:43
  47. 55.
    Maybe things are better across the pond?09/11/2020
    16:20
  48. 56.
    Trump’s tax holiday is no holiday at all09/10/2020
    17:17
  49. 57.
    Is it too late to stop QAnon?09/09/2020
    35:12
  50. 58.
    What the president said, and what it says about him09/04/2020
    17:46
  51. 59.
    COVID is an earthquake — we’ll feel the aftershocks for decades09/04/2020
    15:37
  52. 60.
    You can’t win public office without being on Facebook09/03/2020
    16:13
  53. 61.
    How we shop now09/02/2020
    31:51
  54. 62.
    We’re not working from home, we’re living at work08/31/2020
    14:43
  55. 63.
    Disinformation is real08/29/2020
    19:28
  56. 64.
    The weirdest thing happening in American business right now08/28/2020
    17:14
  57. 65.
    Where are those new unemployment checks?08/27/2020
    16:43
  58. 66.
    The stock market is not the economy, exhibit 3,443.6208/26/2020
    31:24
  59. 67.
    Everything is so fragile right now08/25/2020
    12:56
  60. 68.
    Here’s the mail, it never fails …08/22/2020
    17:12
  61. 69.
    This was always where things were going08/21/2020
    15:32
  62. 70.
    Those masks are doing double duty now08/20/2020
    15:41
  63. 71.
    The climate is still changing08/19/2020
    28:35
  64. 72.
    Back to school … for about a day08/18/2020
    16:03
  65. 73.
    Yeah, we’re still talking about the Postal Service08/15/2020
    16:58
  66. 74.
    Some threats to democracy are real08/14/2020
    16:01
  67. 75.
    College football’s canceled … sort of08/13/2020
    18:19
  68. 76.
    Is our right to vote at risk?08/12/2020
    34:16
  69. 77.
    Oh good, we’ve got … memoranda08/10/2020
    14:21
  70. 78.
    The virus is the economy08/08/2020
    19:56
  71. 79.
    It’s OK to not be OK!08/07/2020
    17:14
  72. 80.
    The data collection ‘arms race’08/06/2020
    20:35
  73. 81.
    An unequal country is a vulnerable country08/05/2020
    39:31
  74. 82.
    Let’s get real about USPS08/04/2020
    17:27
  75. 83.
    It’s a ‘Succession’ day08/01/2020
    15:13
  76. 84.
    Happy National Blueberry Month, or something?07/31/2020
    12:45
  77. 85.
    Check your quarantine snack supplies07/29/2020
    14:17
  78. 86.
    Let’s get antisocial07/29/2020
    38:36
  79. 87.
    Let’s just call this year a wash07/28/2020
    11:56
  80. 88.
    Be nice to someone this weekend07/25/2020
    17:45
  81. 89.
    So you’re out of work. How’s 70% of your old salary sound?07/24/2020
    15:04
  82. 90.
    Why hasn’t Congress extended jobless benefits yet?07/23/2020
    14:52
  83. 91.
    U.S.-China relations are bad, but are they ‘new Cold War’ bad?07/22/2020
    44:09
  84. 92.
    This is the whole ballgame, folks07/21/2020
    17:02
  85. 93.
    What’s happening to protesters in Portland?07/18/2020
    17:33
  86. 94.
    The Washington … Red Tails?07/17/2020
    15:47
  87. 95.
    Rent is due??? Again???07/16/2020
    16:08
  88. 96.
    The state of Oklahoma07/15/2020
    26:40
  89. 97.
    ‘A Tapestry of Bonkers’07/14/2020
    15:51
  90. 98.
    “Open the schools, or else”07/11/2020
    20:09
  91. 99.
    They’re banning TikTok, Ma07/10/2020
    13:33
  92. 100.
    How college got so unaffordable07/08/2020
    21:03

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