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Make Me Smart reading list

Hi Smarties! This page is where you’ll find all the articles mentioned on “Make Me Smart with Kai and Molly,” grouped by episode in reverse chronological order.

This list dates back to June 2021, for older podcasts, try each episode’s page on our site. If you’re looking for a link to the fan-run Make Me Smart Discord server, try this.

June 22, 2021: Critical race theory has been around for decades — why’s it a powderkeg now?

June 21, 2021: We’re still learning more about the COVID-19 pandemic

June 18, 2021: Why Jeff Bezos needs to come back from space

June 17, 2021: The Fed is changing how it thinks about this economy

June 16, 2021:When does a political donation become a bribe?

June 15, 2021: Voting has always been hard for some Americans, and it’s getting harder

June 14, 2021: The pandemic’s knock-on effects

June 11, 2021: And just like that, we have a Big Tech antitrust bill

June 10, 2021: Remember MoviePass? The FTC does

June 9, 2021: Should you be worried about ransomware?

June 8, 2021: Ransomware attacks are “death by a 1,000 cuts”

June 7, 2021: Jeff Bezos is going to space

June 4, 2021: Facebook made its bed and wants Congress to lie in it

June 3, 2021: Wait, the NFL was doing *what*?

June 2, 2021: How Amazon Sidewalk works (and how to opt out)

June 1, 2021: Corporate tax doesn’t have to be a “race to the bottom”