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Each weekday afternoon, Axios business editor Dan Primack unpacks the biggest story of the day and why it matters. In 10 minutes, Dan and his guests - global business leaders, influential political operators, and reporters chasing huge scoops - 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 About Dan Primack: Dan is the host of Axios Re:Cap. He is also a business editor at Axios and author of the daily Axios Pro Rata newsletter where he covers the world of dealmakers across VC, PE and M&A. Previously, he was a senior editor at Fortune magazine and Thomson Reuters.

Each weekday afternoon, Axios business editor Dan Primack unpacks the biggest story of the day and why it matters. In 10 minutes, Dan and his guests - global business leaders, influential political operators, and reporters chasing huge scoops - 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 About Dan Primack: Dan is the host of Axios Re:Cap. He is also a business editor at Axios and author of the daily Axios Pro Rata newsletter where he covers the world of dealmakers across VC, PE and M&A. Previously, he was a senior editor at Fortune magazine and Thomson Reuters.

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Each weekday afternoon, Axios business editor Dan Primack unpacks the biggest story of the day and why it matters. In 10 minutes, Dan and his guests - global business leaders, influential political operators, and reporters chasing huge scoops - 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 About Dan Primack: Dan is the host of Axios Re:Cap. He is also a business editor at Axios and author of the daily Axios Pro Rata newsletter where he covers the world of dealmakers across VC, PE and M&A. Previously, he was a senior editor at Fortune magazine and Thomson Reuters.

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Episodes

Moderna's chief medical officer on its blockbuster vaccine news

11/16/2020
Moderna Therapeutics today reported a 94.5% efficacy for its COVID-19 vaccine, which needn't be stored at the same ultra-cold temperatures as does a similar vaccine developed by Pfizer. It also said short-term safety concerns, such as headaches and injection site soreness, self-resolved within days, and that it could have 20 million doses available by year-end. Dan speaks with Moderna chief medical officer Tal Zaks about the new data, distribution, politics, and how it was preparing for this...

Duration:00:16:34

Bonus episode: The Hard Truth of school police

11/14/2020
We’re sharing the second episode of the Hard Truths podcast series. We are a moment in American history where there is a reckoning and awareness about the way things have been done. The widespread protests this summer have injected further urgency - and change. That’s true when it comes to community policing. But it’s also now affecting police who work in nearly half of America’s public schools. Guests: Jackie Byers, executive director of the Black Organizing Project, and Clarence Cox,...

Duration:00:11:41

Election day's biggest winner was its technology

11/13/2020
America's election infrastructure survived and thrived last week, despite pandemic complexities and President Trump's unfounded claims of widespread fraud. Yes, including software and machines made by Dominion Voting Systems. Dan checks in on the state of U.S. election technology with Michael Hanmer, research director for the University of Maryland's Center for Democracy and Civic Engagement. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:18

Inside the rapid rise of Parler with its chief policy officer

11/12/2020
Parler has become the social network refuge for Trump supporters who believe that legacy platforms like Facebook and Twitter have become too restrictive, helping it shoot to the very top of the app store charts. Dan digs into Parler's popularity, process and controversies with Parler chief policy officer Amy Peikoff. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:14:13

Lyft co-founder John Zimmer on the gig economy's big election day victory

11/10/2020
Gig economy companies like Lyft and Uber got a huge win in California, when voters approved a measure that will let them continue to classify many of their workers as independent contractors instead of as employees. Dan digs into the ballot measure and what comes next, both in California and nationally, with Lyft co-founder and president John Zimmer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:11

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla on the blockbuster COVID-19 vaccine news

11/9/2020
Pfizer on Monday announced that its COVID-19 vaccine has proven effective in preventing infection in over 90% of Phase 3 clinical trial patients, and added that it could have 50 million doses available by year-end. Dan talks to Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla about data, distribution, politics, and how he reacted upon receiving the news. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:27

What Biden faces

11/8/2020
This is an Axios Election 2020 special. President-elect Joe Biden will enter office with some of the biggest challenges any American leader has ever faced. Axios’s Margaret Talev, Mike Allen, and Jim VandeHei join us break down what he’s up against. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:07

Biden wins: What to expect next

11/7/2020
This is Axios Special Election 2020 coverage. Joe Biden wins the presidential election, AP projects. We talk to Axios reporters Hans Nichols and Jonathan Swan to find out what’s next for both Joe Biden and Donald Trump. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:45

Inside the battle for Arizona

11/5/2020
Arizona remains one of the presidential election's most unsettled states, with Joe Biden clinging to a slight lead. Dan unpacks what happened in Arizona, including why Biden underperformed Democratic Senate candidate Mark Kelly and the supposed "Sharpiegate," with local reporter Hank Stephenson and University of Arizona professor Kate Kenski. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:06

Why GA and NC are still too close to call

11/4/2020
This is Axios Special Election 2020 coverage. Georgia and North Carolina were both seen as states in play this election cycle, but not many predicted they’d be among the last states to be called. We find out what’s happening on the ground and when a projected winner may be declared with Atlanta Journal Constitution reporter Greg Bluestein and Director of Research for Duke’s Polis Center for Politics Deondra Rose. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:07

What happens next in Wisconsin

11/4/2020
This is Axios Special Election 2020 coverage. Wisconsin has been called for Joe Biden, but the Trump campaign has already asked for a recount. We dig into what happens next with WisconsinWatch reporter Nora Eckert, who says that the "irregularities" alleged by the Trump campaign is a misunderstanding of how the state's process works. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:05:26

How Trump wins, even if he loses

11/4/2020
This is Axios Special Election 2020 coverage. Donald Trump may have solidified his control over the Republican Party, even if he doesn't pull out a presidential victory over Joe Biden, by expanding the GOP electorate and helping to reverse some 2016 Congressional losses. Dan and Axios CEO Jim VandeHei discuss Trump's sway over the GOP. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:14

America's wake-up reality check

11/4/2020
This is Axios Special Election 2020 coverage. As America wakes up, here’s where we stand. Wisconsin, Michigan, Nevada and the all-important Pennsylvania hang in the balance. The states that have counted, but are too close to call are Georgia and North Carolina. Niala Boodhoo talks to Axios's Hans Nichols and Jonathan Swan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:58

The early narrative of the election

11/4/2020
What is the story that’s forming in real time? Niala Boodhoo talks to Axios’ White House and Politics Editor Margaret Talev in Washington DC and in New York — Jacob Weisberg, co-founder of Pushkin Industries and former editor in chief of the Slate Group. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:05:15

What the campaigns are saying

11/4/2020
We talk to Axios' Mike Allen and Jim VandeHei about how Democrats and Republicans are interpreting the early results and the unknowns tonight. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:04:53

A good night for Trump in Florida

11/3/2020
This is Axios Special Election 2020 coverage. President Trump did better in Florida than many expected. To understand why, we spoke to Peter Schorsch, the St. Petersburg-based reporter behind FloridaPolitics.com, who shared how demographic shifts, fears of socialism, and reactions to Black Lives Matter protests motivated voter turnout in the Sunshine State. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:05:59

What's happening in Pennsylvania?

11/3/2020
This is Axios Special Election 2020 coverage. Pennsylvania could determine the outcome of this election. We check in on one county that voted blue for decades until it went for Trump by 20 points. We talk to WITF reporter Emily Previti about how things have changed since 2016. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:05:27

How is Election-Day voting going?

11/3/2020
This is Axios Special Election 2020 coverage. There have been some significant voting problems so far today, including wrongly-programmed poll books in parts of Georgia, but "the whole country is not on fire," according to Kristen Clarke, president of the National Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:50

Rev. William Barber & Laurene Powell Jobs talk voter suppression

11/2/2020
A record number of ballots are expected to be cast in tomorrow's election, but we don't know what the vote total would have been if some Americans weren't discouraged or prevented from voting. Dan discusses voter suppression and its ties to poverty with the Rev. William Barber and Laurene Powell Jobs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:15:02

How hospitals are prepping for the new COVID-19 surge

10/30/2020
Coronavirus cases and hospitalizations are surging, particularly in areas that had been largely spared in the spring. One big question now is if hospitals are better prepared for this spike and if they will be able to continue providing elective services. Dan discusses what hospitals have, and what they still need, with Lloyd Dean, CEO of CommonSpirit Health, one of America's largest operators of hospitals and health clinics. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:27