Big questions about technology, science, and culture, hosted by The Atlantic’s Derek Thompson.Season 3 Episode 7
The numbers are staggering: thousands of titles for 160 million subscribers in 190 countries. Netflix has changed where we watch -- that's obvious. But has it also changed what we watch, and how?
Get to really know the people and politicians who make the news.Episode 20
Florida congresswoman Donna Shalala was one of many first-time candidates in 2018. But unlike other freshman Democrats that flipped a district, she’d already had a decades-long career in public life. At age 77, she became the second-oldest person ever to win a seat in Congress.
Besides serving as an early Peace Corps volunteer and co-founding EMILY’s List, Shalala was also the longest-serving Secretary of Health & Human Services in U.S. history. She discusses what the federal government should be doing, working in Congress with John Lewis, and naming her new rescue dog “Fauci.”
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Conversations between editor in chief Jeffrey Goldberg and the figures shaping societyEpisode 23
Today, we bring you the second episode of our new show Crazy/Genius, hosted by Atlantic staff writer Derek Thompson. In this episode, Derek asks if Amazon – which may soon be the first trillion-dollar company in the history of the world – has become a dangerous monopoly threatening the U.S. economy.
Phone calls about science, health, and how to keep things in perspective.Episode 81
Jim explains the terms Katherine hears in news about scientific studies — and why the pandemic may be changing science. And Ed Yong joins to discuss how American healthcare needs to change to beat the coronavirus. (Read his cover story here.)
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