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What voter suppression looks like online

Russians and domestic political operatives use targeted social media messages to try to convince Black voters to stay home on Election Day. Subscribe to our channel and turn on notifications (🔔) so you don't miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO According to a report by CNN, the federal government has warned that Russia "might seek to covertly...

How US abortion policy targets the poor | 2020 Election

The 2020 US election could decide the fate of a 40-year-old ban on abortion funding. What do you wish the presidential candidates would talk about? http://vox.com/ElectionVideos For the past 44 years, every US Congress and president have approved a federal budget that includes a ban on federal funding for abortion services, except in extreme...

What it means to be Black in Brazil

Racism rooted in slavery has not gone away in Brazil — and it took time until its existence was even acknowledged. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Brazil imported more African slaves than any other country in the world: over 4 million people. Despite the ancestry forming a big part of the population, the development of a national...

How the Beirut explosion was a government failure

And why Lebanon is on the verge of collapse. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO On August 4, 2020, a massive explosion rocked Beirut, the capital city of Lebanon. The blast occurred when sparks in a warehouse hit a stockpile of ammonium nitrate — a highly explosive material — that was stored in the city's port. It was one of the largest...

What long voting lines in the US really mean | 2020 Election

The sneaky ways that some US states make it harder to vote. What do you wish the presidential candidates would talk about? http://vox.com/ElectionVideos The process of voting isn’t the same for all Americans. Depending on where you live, you might vote on a screen, a punchcard, or a piece of paper. You might have to show an ID to vote, or you...

How to prioritize and manage savings when home [Advertiser content from Bank of America]

In this segment from the Money Talks: Home Habits series, powered by Bank of America, Vox publisher Melissa Bell is joined by Tonya Rapley, financial educator and founder of My Fab Finance to discuss how to reprioritize personal finance goals right now, whether you’ve experienced a loss in income, or are saving on normal expenses, such as transportation...

How reality TV shows cast the right people

How do you find the perfect person for a reality show? We spoke to the casting director for Queer Eye (and a ton of other shows) to find out. Danielle Gervais is the Emmy-winning casting director for Netflix’s Queer Eye (and she and her team are nominated this year as well). In addition to the hit series, she’s cast everything from Pawn Stars to...

How America can leave fossil fuels behind, in one chart

What the 2020 US election means for climate change. What do you think the presidential candidates should be talking about? http://vox.com/ElectionVideos All of recorded human history has happened during a period in which the average global temperature didn’t change by more than 1 degree Celsius. But the burning of fossil fuels has triggered a...

How the pandemic distorted time

Our perception of time is incredibly malleable — no wonder the pandemic upended it. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO There used to be this thing called a party. The concept was simple — gather a bunch of living, breathing bodies in the same place at the same time and just see what happens. And if my friends wanted me to be on time...

How to be a cloud detective

What different clouds mean, explained for kids. Welcome to our first-ever week of programming for kids! If you’re standing outside and you look up, you’ll likely see something familiar above you: clouds! They can be long and skinny, low and rumbly, white and fluffy, or anything in between. But what do these different shapes and colors tell us?...

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