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The Impact
In Washington, DC, the story often ends when Congress passes a law. For us, that’s where the story begins. We examine the consequences of what happens when powerful people act — or fail to act. This season, Jillian Weinberger explores the big ideas from the 2020 presidential candidates: how their ideas worked, or didn’t work, in other places or at other times. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
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4.7 stars from 1,905 ratings
Helping a minor hide birth control use, propping her up, I can’t even finish the episode. Shame on Vox.
PsychoticNarcotics via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/19/22
Snarky commentary
I usually love Vox but the tone of this show really irks me. They often take a look back at history around whatever the subject it but the tone is always wayyyy too judgy. As if the hosts of this show haven’t been gifted with the benefit of history and hindsight. The tone always seems to be...Read full review »
pajama_mode via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/01/21
Love love love
I love anything Vox so it’s great to have it as a podcast to listen while I plug away at work.
cep98 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/23/21
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