First up: We’ll ask an expert about whether we should be picky about which COVID vaccine we get, and break down why the COVID vaccines haven’t been distributed equitably so far.
Then: While the NFL is hoping for a safe Super Bowl on the field, doctors are more worried about the fans at home, and are hoping Sunday’s watch parties doesn’t turn into a public health nightmare.
Next: We’re bringing you three headlines – from the US-Mexico border, Canada, and India – and breaking down the context on why they matter.
ICYMI: Some big changes went down this week in Myanmar. We’ll tell you what happened and what’s next...in 60 seconds.
Later: Did the Gamestop madness from last week make you feel like you missed out? We’ll explain the differences between trading and investing. And why you don’t need to make a Reddit account to make money.
Finally: Do you miss airplane wine? We’ve got the thing for you!
On this episode, you’ll hear from:
Rhiannon Walker, NFL reporter, The Athletic
Stacy R., finance editor for Skimm Money
Sabrina A. Assoumou, attending physician, Boston Medical Center
Want more Skimm?
Sign up for our free daily newsletter
Email us your questions about what’s going on in the news right now
Subscribe and leave us a review wherever you get your podcasts
Skimm'd by Graelyn Brashear, Alex Carr, Justine Davie, and Luke Vargas. With additional support from Peter Bonaventure and Ciara Long.
Sign up for the Daily Skimm email newsletter.
Delivered to your inbox every morning and prepares you for your day in minutes.
We’ve got the latest on the week’s biggest headlines, from El Salvador’s adoption of Bitcoin to the removal of Virginia’s most prominent Confederate statue, the newest COVID-19 variant, and Britney’s conservatorship.
We’re breaking down what you need to know about COVID-19 breakthrough infections, US troops leaving Iraq, and the most common consumer complaints of 2020.
We’ll break down this week’s big stories, from anti-government protests in Cuba to Texas Dems literally fleeing the state.