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Why Is This Happening? with Chris Hayes
Every week Chris Hayes asks the big questions that keep him up at night. How do we make sense of this unprecedented moment in world history? Why is this (all) happening? This podcast starts to answer these questions. Writers, experts, and thinkers who are also trying to get to the bottom of them join Chris to break it all down and help him get a better night’s rest. “Why is this Happening?” is presented by MSNBC and NBCNews Think.
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4.6 stars from 6,868 ratings
Been following Chris since he was a regular guest on Rachel Maddow’s show. Extremely smart, succinct views on an assortment of relevant topics. Chris’s podcast adds to the important discussions of our day. If you’re not listening you’re missing out in becoming a more informed person. And a quick...Read full review »
kaywill1206 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/01/20
Love this! Make me think & makes me laugh.
KatarzynaDZ via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 06/23/20
Great podcast
Thanks for the great work and for introducing me to some great guests. Loved the interview with Tremaine Lee. Subscribed to his podcast now too. And the episode on abolishing prisons is really eye opening, especially for me as a practicing attorney. I will keep listening and learning and...Read full review »
PDX mom, always learning via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/20/20
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