What Next | Daily News and Analysis

By Slate Podcasts

The problem with the news right now? It’s everywhere. And each day, it can feel like we’re all just mindlessly scrolling. It’s why we created What Next. This short daily show is here to help you make sense of things. When the news feels overwhelming, we’re here to help you answer: What next? Look for new episodes every weekday morning.

  1. 1.
    How Biden’s Agenda Could Fall Apart
    28:09
  2. 2.
    The Haitian Refugees Blocked at the Border
    27:57
  3. 3.
    Did Gen. Milley Go Too Far?
    31:15
  4. 4.
    God Doesn’t Want Me Vaccinated
    29:21
  5. 5.
    TBD | China vs. Video Games
    16:51
  6. 6.
    The Plight of the Delivery Worker
    30:40
  7. 7.
    Steve Bannon’s “War Room” is Mobilizing
    30:01
  8. 8.
    Why College Professors Have Had It
    21:22
  1. 9.
    Empty Shelves Everywhere
    25:34
  2. 10.
    TBD | Can This River Be Saved?
    19:49
  3. 11.
    What 9/11 Did to My Life
    37:19
  4. 12.
    Dying of COVID to Own The Libs
    25:19
  5. 13.
    The Texans Fighting for Abortion Access
    21:43
  6. 14.
    TBD | The Rush for Ivermectin
    22:14
  7. 15.
    The Last-Ditch Effort to Get Afghans Out
    21:32
  8. 16.
    Why Paid Family Leave Might Finally Happen
    29:15
  9. 17.
    Why Flying Sucks Lately
    26:49
  10. 18.
    Afghanistan’s Power Vacuum
    19:44
  11. 19.
    TBD | Elizabeth Holmes on Trial
    24:56
  12. 20.
    The OnlyFans Debacle
    30:38
  13. 21.
    What Does Haiti Actually Need?
    28:51
  14. 22.
    Will R. Kelly Survivors Finally Get Justice?
    28:39
  15. 23.
    California's Recall Nightmare
    24:41
  16. 24.
    TBD | Will Booster Shots Make a Difference?
    20:24
  17. 25.
    The Afghans Who Couldn’t Get Out
    26:54
  18. 26.
    A Texas Standoff
    21:32
  19. 27.
    How Afghanistan Ended Like This
    25:13
  20. 28.
    Mask Wars and the Start of School in the South
    26:33
  21. 29.
    TBD | What's Taking the FDA So Long?
    25:11
  22. 30.
    When Your Town Burns Down
    27:13
  23. 31.
    A DOJ Lawyer’s Attempt to Overthrow the Election
    26:56
  24. 32.
    The Latest Blow to American Workers
    34:36
  25. 33.
    A Doctor in the Middle of the Florida Surge
    27:06
  26. 34.
    TBD | Can America Fix Its Trains?
    17:52
  27. 35.
    Washington’s Most Broken Institution?
    27:57
  28. 36.
    Cuomo vs. Everyone
    27:40
  29. 37.
    Why Republicans Compromised
    26:39
  30. 38.
    Take This Job, Please!
    25:33
  31. 39.
    TBD | I Bought It. Why Can't I Fix It?
    17:29
  32. 40.
    Will the Jan. 6 Hearings Accomplish Anything?
    21:41
  33. 41.
    What Happened to Simone Biles?
    25:59
  34. 42.
    So... What Is COVID Now?
    31:13
  35. 43.
    On the Front Lines of California’s Wildfires
    33:21
  36. 44.
    TBD | How Spyware Mercenaries Hack Your Phone
    29:24
  37. 45.
    The Rise of Kristi Noem
    25:47
  38. 46.
    Punishing the Capitol Rioters
    25:35
  39. 47.
    The Right Wing War on Vaccines
    29:01
  40. 48.
    The Unhoused Don’t Want to “Go Back to Normal”
    27:04
  41. 49.
    TBD | It's Hot. It's Flooding. Is This the New Normal?
    21:16
  42. 50.
    When the Culture War Comes for Your Job
    30:28

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