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Each weekday afternoon, Axios unpacks the biggest story of the day and why it matters. We'll take you inside the accelerating forces, technologies and trends that are remaking your world and work. About Axios: Axios is a digital media company launched in 2017. Axios - which means “worthy” in Greek - helps you become smarter, faster with news and information across politics, tech, business, media, science and the world. Subscribe to our newsletters at axios.com/newsletters and download our mobile app at axios.com/app. Axios Re:Cap is on hiatus until October 2021.

Each weekday afternoon, Axios unpacks the biggest story of the day and why it matters. We'll take you inside the accelerating forces, technologies and trends that are remaking your world and work. About Axios: Axios is a digital media company launched in 2017. Axios - which means “worthy” in Greek - helps you become smarter, faster with news and information across politics, tech, business, media, science and the world. Subscribe to our newsletters at axios.com/newsletters and download our mobile app at axios.com/app. Axios Re:Cap is on hiatus until October 2021.

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Each weekday afternoon, Axios unpacks the biggest story of the day and why it matters. We'll take you inside the accelerating forces, technologies and trends that are remaking your world and work. About Axios: Axios is a digital media company launched in 2017. Axios - which means “worthy” in Greek - helps you become smarter, faster with news and information across politics, tech, business, media, science and the world. Subscribe to our newsletters at axios.com/newsletters and download our mobile app at axios.com/app. Axios Re:Cap is on hiatus until October 2021.

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Episodes

2021's challenges for journalism

12/22/2021
Axios Re:Cap is revisiting some of this year’s biggest stories and what they say about where technology, business, politics and more are headed in 2022. Axios cofounder and CEO Jim VandeHei joins Axios Re:Cap senior producer Naomi Shavin to talk about what journalists got right and wrong in 2021 and what challenges lie ahead for the industry next year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:16:20

The year psychedelics went mainstream

12/21/2021
Axios Re:Cap is revisiting some of this year’s biggest stories and what they say about where technology, business, politics and more are headed in 2022. Alison Snyder, managing editor and author of Axios Science, joins Axios Re:Cap senior producer Naomi Shavin to discuss a major research trend that flew under the radar this year: increased public and private funding for trials looking into therapeutic psychedelics. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:51

Behind the scenes of How It Happened Season 3

12/21/2021
Axios Re:Cap presents a conversation between Axios Today host Niala Boodhoo and Axios Tel Aviv reporter Barak Ravid about the third season of How It Happened: Trump's Big Deal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:56

Biden's big immigration challenges

12/20/2021
Axios Re:Cap is revisiting some of this year’s biggest stories and what they say about where technology, business, politics and more are headed in 2022. Policy and demographics reporter Stef Kight joins Axios Re:Cap senior producer Naomi Shavin to discuss the immigration challenges President Biden faces and how his policies are playing out at the U.S. southern border and among his critics. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:43

Reflecting on our second year of COVID

12/17/2021
Axios Re:Cap is revisiting some of this year’s biggest stories and what they say about where technology, business, politics and more are headed in 2022. Health care reporter Caitlin Owens joins Axios Re:Cap senior producer Naomi Shavin to discuss living alongside COVID in 2021 and all of the vaccine, antiviral and variant developments this year brought. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:03

A big year for blockchain

12/16/2021
Axios Re:Cap is revisiting some of this year’s biggest stories and what they say about where technology, business, politics and more are headed in 2022. Felix Salmon, Axios’ chief financial correspondent and author of Axios Capital, joins Axios Re:Cap senior producer Naomi Shavin to talk about why nonfungible tokens (NFTs) are now mainstream and his predictions for the future of blockchain technologies. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:39

The shortage economy of 2021

12/16/2021
The U.S. economy dominated so much of the news in 2021. Just this week we learned that wholesale inflation in November rose at a record rate from a year ago. Axios' Courtenay Brown wraps up the year in economic news, and looks ahead to the new year. Plus, how one church in Mayfield, Kentucky is helping its neighbors with tornado recovery. And, tips on managing mental health this winter. Guests: Dr. Jessica Stern, clinical psychologist and clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at NYU...

Duration:00:10:06

The great space race of 2021

12/15/2021
Axios Re:Cap is revisiting some of this year’s biggest stories and what they say about where technology, business, politics and more are headed in 2022. Miriam Kramer, author of Axios Space and host of How It Happened: The Next Astronauts, joins Axios Re:Cap senior producer Naomi Shavin to discuss the space missions that made headlines this year and where the private space industry is headed. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:08

A bipartisan push to protect Uyghurs in China

12/15/2021
There’s been a breakthrough in the push to punish the Chinese government for genocide against Uyghurs and other ethnic minorities. A new piece of bipartisan legislation is expected to end up on President Biden’s desk. Plus, pro sports braces for Omicron. And, the impact of Black Lives Matter over the last 18 months. Guests: Axios' Zach Basu, Jeff Tracy and Russ Contreras. Credits: Axios Today is produced in partnership with Pushkin Industries. The team includes Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani...

Duration:00:11:03

Covering Washington in 2021

12/14/2021
Axios Re:Cap is revisiting some of this year’s biggest stories and what they say about where technology, business, politics and more are headed in 2022. Alayna Treene, political reporter and co-author of Axios Sneak Peek, joins Axios Re:Cap senior producer Naomi Shavin to talk about her experience covering Congress in 2021 and where things stand heading into next year's midterms. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:58

Donald Trump, Benjamin Netanayhu and the historic Abraham Accords

12/14/2021
Yesterday was a historic day in the Middle East. The Israeli prime minister, Naftali Bennett, met the de facto leader of the United Arab Emirates, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed during the first ever official visit to the UAE from Israel. This took place 15 months after the Abraham Accords, the biggest breakthrough in Middle East Peace in a quarter century, normalized diplomatic relations between Israel, the UAE and three other Arab countries. And, the creator economy boomed in 2021. Plus,...

Duration:00:10:40

Facebook’s year of failing upwards

12/13/2021
Axios Re:Cap is revisiting some of this year’s biggest stories and what they say about where technology, business, politics and more are headed in 2022. Sara Fischer, author of Axios Media Trends, joins Axios Re:Cap senior producer Naomi Shavin to discuss why the Facebook Papers' news cycle was so bad for Facebook — and where its parent company, Meta, goes from here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:15

The global impact of the Black Lives Matter movement

12/11/2021
It’s been 566 days since George Floyd was murdered by a Minneapolis police officer. His death spurred millions of people across the globe to protest in support of Black lives. We examine the impact in three locations: United Kingdom, Mexico and Nigeria. Guests: Aba Amoah, co-founder of Justice for Black Lives, Alice Krozer, professor at the Center for Sociological Research at the College of Mexico and Chika Okeke-Agulu, director of the African studies program at Princeton University and...

Duration:00:15:33

The hidden costs of instant grocery delivery services

12/10/2021
Online grocery delivery is a booming business thanks to the pandemic, but there are hidden costs to 10- to 15-minute grocery delivery, including a toll on how urban space is used. Host Erica Pandey discusses what it takes to make these services possible with Greg Lindsay, a senior fellow at MIT’s Future Urban Collectives Lab. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:55

What’s lost when antiquities are stolen

12/9/2021
Hedge fund billionaire and antiquities collector Michael Steinhardt will have to repatriate 80 objects in his collection, all collected illegally. This case shines a spotlight on the problem of looters who steal antiquities, the dealers who trade in them, and the collectors who hoard them. Host Felix Salmon is joined by antiquities researcher Christos Tsirogiannis of Aarhus University in Denmark, who worked with law enforcement on the Michael Steinhardt case. Editor's note: The original...

Duration:00:11:36

Amazon Web Services’ critical outage

12/8/2021
Amazon Web Services, which faced an outage yesterday, caused problems for streaming, gaming, and even security apps and devices. Host Erica Pandey is joined by Axios’ technology reporter Ashley Gold to discuss why this happened and what this outage could tell us about the future of cloud storage. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:34

The union fights plaguing media companies

12/7/2021
The New York Times, Buzzfeed and Gannett all find themselves embroiled in union fights with their employees that are playing out publicly. Host Felix Salmon is joined by Sara Fischer to discuss what we know about the union fights at these three companies and what they tell us about broader tensions between employees and management in the workforce. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:14:39

The Omicron variant’s impact on air travel

12/6/2021
The Omicron COVID variant shattered any expectations that a busy holiday season could bring a rebound to pre-pandemic levels of international travel. Host Felix Salmon is joined by Axios What’s Next reporter Joann Muller to discuss travel bans, border closures and new testing requirements that are impacting international air travel. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:07

Distilling disparate job numbers

12/3/2021
Two storylines have emerged from the latest jobs numbers. Far fewer jobs were added to the U.S. economy in November than economists expected, yet the unemployment rate dropped to 4.2%.Erica Pandey is joined by Washington Post economic columnist Catherine Rampell to dig into these numbers and how two very different economic indicators can coexist — and how they could influence Federal Reserve officials. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:35

Unpacking the Supreme Court’s abortion arguments

12/2/2021
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments this week in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization — a case that offers a rare opportunity for the majority-conservative court to strike down the precedent set by Roe v. Wade. Host Erica Pandey is joined by MSNBC columnist Chris Geidner to understand why those in favor of abortion access are concerned by what they heard in court and where this case could be headed. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:42