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Why the U.S. Could Be Headed For the “Weirdest Recession Ever”

Plus, what’s the long-term viability of cryptocurrency?

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Market Meltdown: We Are in the Middle of the Second Dot-Com Bubble

Investor and entrepreneur Jason Calacanis gives us a brief history of the 21st century tech industry, explains why this is like and unlike the summer of 2000, and makes some bold predictions about crypto and the economy

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The Future of AI Is Thrilling, Terrifying, Confusing, and Fascinating

Derek and bestselling author Steven Johnson discuss what advancements in AI will mean for the future of work, morality, and economics

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The 300-Year History of Abortion in America—in 30 Minutes

Derek and historians of abortion Mary Ziegler and Karissa Haugeberg provide a a fast, factual guide to how we got to this moment in America

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How Would the End of Roe v. Wade Change America?

Derek breaks down the ramifications of the reported Supreme Court leak

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Economic Mystery Hour: How Low Will Stocks Go? Is a Recession Inevitable?

Plus, debating the good and not-so-good reasons for canceling student debt

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Why Is It So Hard to Predict the Next Great Quarterback?

Derek and David Berri discuss the complicated process behind finding the most important position in football

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The End of the Golden Age of Streaming

Derek Thompson is joined by Rich Greenfield and Nick Papantonis for a big media hellscape roundup that touches on Netflix, CNN+, and whatever the hell is going on between Disney and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis

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Instant Reaction Pod! Elon Musk Buys Twitter. So, What Happens Next?

Derek Thompson and Charlie Warzel discuss how the acquisition could change media, tech, and politics

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Why Are American Teenagers So Sad and Anxious?

Derek is joined by Jonathan Haidt, a social psychologist at New York University, to discuss the effects of social media and the evolution of parenting