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Make Me Smart with Kai and Molly
Each weekday, Marketplace’s Kai Ryssdal and Molly Wood make today make sense. Along with our supersmart listeners, we break down happenings in tech, the economy and culture. Every Tuesday we bring on a guest to dive deeper into one important topic. Because none of us is as smart as all of us.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.6 stars from 4,563 ratings
Show is laser focused on hate
*episode 398 Molly calls for using America’s spy agencies against Americans she disagrees with... *episode 393 Molly divides women into “tiers” based on “race”. *episode 395 Molly refers to it as “common sense” after a reporter calls for universal surveillance of Americans for the IRS... ...Read full review »
Jhwahaha via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/16/21
No courage … no real smarts
Just paddling along with the ‘Woke’ stream. *Yawn* - Pass.
Chicoartist via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/15/21
Smart and fun
You can learn about finance, tech, and how the world works plus get a dose of entertainment and feel better about humanity
Ksn783 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/11/21
Recent Episodes
We’re going to get a little wonkier than usual today, because there’s a complex but important change happening in the way the Federal Reserve seems to think about the labor market and this economy more broadly. Plus: An update on that couple who waved guns at Black Lives Matter protesters and the...
Published 06/18/21
Kimberly Adams is still filling in for us from Washington, D.C., just in time for a big but surprisingly nuanced question about campaign finance reform. One listener wants to know about political action committees, dark money and the philosophical framework ostensibly making sure those...
Published 06/17/21
For as long as we’ve had a democracy in this country, we’ve fought about who gets to vote and how. But this longstanding fight has taken on a new intensity since the 2020 election: At least 14 states have passed more than 20 laws so far this year restricting voting, and money is pouring in both...
Published 06/16/21
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