What Next

What Will Summer Be Like?

We’re in this for the long haul.


Episode Notes

The summer is going to be marked by the slow process of learning to live with coronavirus looming. The United States is going to have to rethink “normal”.

Guest: Ed Yong, Science writer for The Atlantic

Podcast production by Mary Wilson, Jayson De Leon, Danielle Hewitt, and Mara Silvers.


About the Show

The problem with the news right now? It’s everywhere. And each day, it can feel like we’re all just mindlessly scrolling. It’s why we created What Next. This short daily show is here to help you make sense of things. When the news feels overwhelming, we’re here to help you answer: What next? Look for new episodes every weekday morning.

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  • Mary Harris is the host and managing editor of What Next, Slate's new daily news podcast. She has reported throughout the public radio system, for NPR, Marketplace, and WNYC.