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Seven-Minute Explainers

By The Week

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Your audio guide to everything you need to know about compelling and complex topics, from a variety of The Week's smart and witty writers, editors, and thinkers. Concise and entertaining, Seven-Minute Explainers packs a lot of information in a short amount of time.

Customer Reviews

Biased, opinionated

Some interesting podcasts initially, but way too much opinion and political commentary thinly-veiled as 'explaining'. Vox-splaining became a thing this election season and smug-splaining seems to still be in vogue here at The Week.

After listening to the dreadful and ignorant abortion podcast most recently, the podcast should be considered "Lib-splaining". I unsubscribed. It is possible that every third podcast is actually half-way decent, but there is no way to know, because the audio seemingly was recorded under a bunch of pillows and is completely unintelligible.

Once Loved The Week...

The Week was lauded by well informed independents to be once free of bias. Psyched as an info-holic.... then disappointed to find on a number of bigger issues that they have a very clear bias. Some great eps in here for sure but wish they did look at both sides of all issues remain the skeptics that news/reporters should be. Especially when you have an educated audience who is giving 7 mins ... bummer. Media outlets should be one of the biggest watchdogs over society & freedoms. Unsubscribe.

Too bad. Had to unsubscribe.

I really enjoyed this podcast until it had to get political. I'm so sick of all the media bending over backward to slander our presidential candidates, and I can't tell you how disappointed I am that Seven Minute Explainers has joined that bandwagon. The information the media presents to the voters should be about the ISSUES and POSITIONS of the candidates and NOT contrived slander against them. I would have been equally offended had the podcast been slander against Clinton. What has happened? When did the media stop reporting the facts in an unbiased fashion? I have unsubscribed as a protest against this unnecessary political intrusion into the podcast and the heavy-handed manner in which it was done.

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