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Check out "The 7"

Check out "The 7"

2022-12-0705:49

On The Post’s new podcast, "The 7," host Jeff Pierre takes you through the seven most important and interesting stories of the day. It's a way to get caught up in just a few minutes. It comes out every weekday at 7 a.m. Check it out today, then find and follow "The 7" so you're set for tomorrow. You can also read "The 7" here.
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) joins James Hohmann for a conversation about the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the threat posed by China.Read Sen. Rubio’s op-ed.Listen to his speech at the Heritage Foundation.
The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine weighs in on Vladimir Putin’s war against the country, as well as Donald Trump’s past attacks on her character. 
A number of red states have moved to limit transgender rights in recent months, most notably Texas. With that in mind, we return to a conversation from last summer with activist Gavin Grimm — at a watershed moment in the struggle for trans rights.Read Gavin Grimm’s op-ed.
Paul Farmer, a global health advocate and physician whose work saved millions of lives, died in Rwanda last month at age 62. Author John Green, a mentee of Farmer’s, discusses the physician’s life and remarkable legacy.Read John Green’s op-ed about Paul Farmer.And his op-ed about giving up social media.
As Russia intensifies its invasion of Ukraine, James Hohmann sits down with the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee to discuss the U.S. response, and what’s next in the Jan. 6 inquiry.
As Russia attacked her country, Ukrainian journalist Olga Tokariuk spoke with James Hohmann about the long struggle for an independent Ukraine.  Read Olga Tokariuk’s op-ed.
Sheryl Lee Ralph, who you might know as “Abbott Elementary’s” Barbara Howard, joins guest host Michele Norris for a conversation about finding comedy — and searing critique — in the American education system.
Sasha Taylor was only 15 years old when she was forced into marriage in Arizona. She escaped and went on to become an FBI analyst. Now she’s advocating for reform at the state and federal levels.Read Sasha Taylor’s op-ed.
Beth Macy, the author of “Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company That Addicted America,” argues that harm-reduction practices and safe consumption sites can provide a path out of the opioid epidemic.Read Beth Macy’s op-ed.
After an attack this month at a U.S. synagogue, Roya Hakakian reflects on how antisemitic acts shake immigrants especially hard.Read Roya Hakakian’s op-ed.
This month, Kazakhstan faced some of the worst violence it’s seen in decades. But professor and native Kazakh Nargis Kassenova contends that, in spite of a deployment of Russian troops, the country will not return to Moscow’s fold.Read Nargis Kassenova’s op-ed.
A professor and parent of three, Jackie Spinner says that she’s out of reserves when it comes to school cancellations two years into the pandemic. Read Jackie Spinner’s op-ed.
On the one-year anniversary of the Jan. 6 attack, retired Army Maj. Gen. Paul Eaton warns that we could be headed for another insurrection in 2024. 
Host James Hohmann reflects briefly on the first six months of the podcast, and looks ahead to 2022.Listen to Please, Go On
Public health expert Dr. Leana Wen explains why those who are vaccinated, boosted and tested should keep their holiday plans.Read Dr. Leana Wen’s column.Subscribe to The Checkup with Dr. Wen.Buy “Lifelines.”
Two years ago, Bryan Muehlberger’s daughter, Gracie, was killed in a shooting at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, Calif. She was 15 years old.Read Bryan Muehlberger’s op-ed.Learn more about the GracieStrong Foundation.
Post legends come together to discuss the legacy of Washington Post Editorial Page Editor Fred Hiatt after his untimely death.For more, please read selected writings of Hiatt from 1996 to 2021, the news obituary by Matt Schudel, Graham's op-ed and the Editorial Board’s appreciation. The Post has also published touching tributes by David Von Drehle ("Hiatt led with wisdom, wit and a transfixing whisper"); Lane ("Fred Hiatt deserves to be remembered long after he is gone"); Milbank ("What I never got to say to Fred Hiatt"); Thiessen ("Fred Hiatt was a bulwark against the culture of contempt"); and Sergio Peçanha: ("When a giant passes").
Ruth Marcus, The Post's deputy editorial page editor, offers insight into the challenge to Roe v. Wade and explains how a conservative "rule of six" is poised to reshape the nation.Read Ruth Marcus's Opinions Essay here.
The pollster and strategists for Virginia Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin (R) discuss how they pulled off an upset victory, what it says about Virginia and how their model might be replicated in 2022.Read the op-ed.
Comments (2)

Jr. Kruger

G.Grimm needs to hone his/her representation of LGBTQ concerns. Try to stop implicating all the domestic choices that didn't provide for his/her identity development.

Mar 20th
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H Mensah

Very insightful episode. Depressing, but hopeful at the same time. Once you can inderstand the problem, then you can develop ways to address it. #Politics #fakenews #misinformation #Journalism

Jul 18th
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