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Post Reports is the daily podcast from The Washington Post. Unparalleled reporting. Expert insight. Clear analysis. Everything you’ve come to expect from the newsroom of The Post. For your ears. Martine Powers is your host, asking the questions you didn’t know you wanted answered. Published weekdays by 5 p.m. Eastern time.

Latest Episodes

Cracks in Trump’s Republican firewall

Ashley Parker on an increasingly embattled White House. Debbie Cenziper on the thousands of children in foster care after their parents fell victim to the opioid epidemic. And William Booth explains the latest fight over Brexit.

28 MIN17 h ago
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Cracks in Trump’s Republican firewall

Trump awards a massive government contract – to himself

David Fahrenthold scrutinizes the president’s decision to award a major government contract — to himself. U.S. star Rose Lavelle discusses the future of women’s soccer. And Sonia Rao shares what indie studio A24 is doing right.

31 MIN3 d ago
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Trump awards a massive government contract – to himself

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg struggles to balance truth and free speech

Tony Romm examines what Facebook sees as its role in policing speech ahead the 2020 election. Jenna Portnoy and Paul Kane recount the life and legacy of Rep. Elijah Cummings. And Simon Denyer on the cultural tradition behind Japan’s dolphin hunt.

26 MIN4 d ago
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Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg struggles to balance truth and free speech

A Democratic debate, in the shadow of impeachment

Amber Phillips shares her takeaways from the fourth Democratic presidential debate. Aaron Davis explains the ascent of the U.S. ambassador to the E.U. And Keith Alexander describes how D.C. changed during the reign of drug kingpin Rayful Edmond III.

29 MIN5 d ago
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A Democratic debate, in the shadow of impeachment

Some colleges are tracking students before they even apply

Douglas MacMillan explains how colleges track potential students before they even apply. Alex Andrejev follows a video-game designer’s path from refugee to CEO. And Louisa Loveluck on the young people who feel locked out of Iraq’s political system.

28 MIN6 d ago
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Some colleges are tracking students before they even apply

As U.S. military plans pullout, a stunning unraveling in Syria

Missy Ryan talks about how the fight in Syria connects to U.S. diplomacy. Michelle Ye Hee Lee on the army of consultants behind Trump’s reelection campaign. Plus, Scott Wilson on the unpopular way California utility companies are fighting wildfires.

28 MIN1 w ago
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As U.S. military plans pullout, a stunning unraveling in Syria

Why a suburb's integrated schools are still failing black students

Laura Meckler goes back to her hometown of Shaker Heights, Ohio, to try to understand why integration efforts in schools there are still not closing the achievement gap. And Steve Mufson reports on Jane Fonda’s plan to protest inaction on climate change.

27 MIN1 w ago
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Why a suburb's integrated schools are still failing black students

How China called foul on American businesses

Jeanne Whalen examines how Western businesses are bowing to political pressure from China. Samantha Schmidt on how a vulnerable community of transgender sex workers takes care of its own. And Luisa Beck unpacks the implications of a shooting in Germany.

25 MIN1 w ago
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How China called foul on American businesses

‘Not so much a legal document as a political screed’

Karoun Demirjian tracks how the White House has pushed back against impeachment. Anna Fifield explains a new phase in China’s forcible assimilation of its Uighur population. And Ben Guarino on the winners of this year’s Nobel Prize in chemistry.

27 MIN1 w ago
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‘Not so much a legal document as a political screed’

The fallout of a U.S. troop withdrawal from northern Syria

Ishaan Tharoor on what the withdrawal of troops from Syria means for the Kurds. Eli Rosenberg reports from the picket line of the United Auto Workers strike. And Caroline Kitchener on the stakes of a Supreme Court case focused on LGBT discrimination.

27 MIN1 w ago
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The fallout of a U.S. troop withdrawal from northern Syria

Latest Episodes

Cracks in Trump’s Republican firewall

Ashley Parker on an increasingly embattled White House. Debbie Cenziper on the thousands of children in foster care after their parents fell victim to the opioid epidemic. And William Booth explains the latest fight over Brexit.

28 MIN17 h ago
Comments
Cracks in Trump’s Republican firewall

Trump awards a massive government contract – to himself

David Fahrenthold scrutinizes the president’s decision to award a major government contract — to himself. U.S. star Rose Lavelle discusses the future of women’s soccer. And Sonia Rao shares what indie studio A24 is doing right.

31 MIN3 d ago
Comments
Trump awards a massive government contract – to himself

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg struggles to balance truth and free speech

Tony Romm examines what Facebook sees as its role in policing speech ahead the 2020 election. Jenna Portnoy and Paul Kane recount the life and legacy of Rep. Elijah Cummings. And Simon Denyer on the cultural tradition behind Japan’s dolphin hunt.

26 MIN4 d ago
Comments
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg struggles to balance truth and free speech

A Democratic debate, in the shadow of impeachment

Amber Phillips shares her takeaways from the fourth Democratic presidential debate. Aaron Davis explains the ascent of the U.S. ambassador to the E.U. And Keith Alexander describes how D.C. changed during the reign of drug kingpin Rayful Edmond III.

29 MIN5 d ago
Comments
A Democratic debate, in the shadow of impeachment

Some colleges are tracking students before they even apply

Douglas MacMillan explains how colleges track potential students before they even apply. Alex Andrejev follows a video-game designer’s path from refugee to CEO. And Louisa Loveluck on the young people who feel locked out of Iraq’s political system.

28 MIN6 d ago
Comments
Some colleges are tracking students before they even apply

As U.S. military plans pullout, a stunning unraveling in Syria

Missy Ryan talks about how the fight in Syria connects to U.S. diplomacy. Michelle Ye Hee Lee on the army of consultants behind Trump’s reelection campaign. Plus, Scott Wilson on the unpopular way California utility companies are fighting wildfires.

28 MIN1 w ago
Comments
As U.S. military plans pullout, a stunning unraveling in Syria

Why a suburb's integrated schools are still failing black students

Laura Meckler goes back to her hometown of Shaker Heights, Ohio, to try to understand why integration efforts in schools there are still not closing the achievement gap. And Steve Mufson reports on Jane Fonda’s plan to protest inaction on climate change.

27 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Why a suburb's integrated schools are still failing black students

How China called foul on American businesses

Jeanne Whalen examines how Western businesses are bowing to political pressure from China. Samantha Schmidt on how a vulnerable community of transgender sex workers takes care of its own. And Luisa Beck unpacks the implications of a shooting in Germany.

25 MIN1 w ago
Comments
How China called foul on American businesses

‘Not so much a legal document as a political screed’

Karoun Demirjian tracks how the White House has pushed back against impeachment. Anna Fifield explains a new phase in China’s forcible assimilation of its Uighur population. And Ben Guarino on the winners of this year’s Nobel Prize in chemistry.

27 MIN1 w ago
Comments
‘Not so much a legal document as a political screed’

The fallout of a U.S. troop withdrawal from northern Syria

Ishaan Tharoor on what the withdrawal of troops from Syria means for the Kurds. Eli Rosenberg reports from the picket line of the United Auto Workers strike. And Caroline Kitchener on the stakes of a Supreme Court case focused on LGBT discrimination.

27 MIN1 w ago
Comments
The fallout of a U.S. troop withdrawal from northern Syria