2023’s Most Under-Covered Stories

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In this calendar year’s last episode of The Reason Roundtable, editors Matt Welch, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Nick Gillespie, and Peter Suderman select various under-covered stories from the past year across three categories: politics, science, and culture. So long, 2023!

01:45—Under-covered stories in politics

30:13—Under-covered stories in science

46:00—Under-covered stories in culture

Mentioned in this podcast:

Introducing REASON,” by Lanny Friedlander

Congress Admits It Has a Debt Problem, but Will It Do Anything?” by J.D. Tuccille

After Moody’s Warning, Federal Officials Continue To Ignore Fiscal Reality,” by Eric Boehm

The Real Scandal in Washington Is the Government’s Reckless Spending,” by Veronique de Rugy

Medicare’s Fiscal Ruin,” by Peter Suderman

‘Bidenomics’ Is Failing Everyday Americans,” by Veronique de Rugy

We Are Out of Money,” by Matt Welch

The Myth of the Broke Millennial,” by Jean Twenge

3 Myths About American Decline,” by Nick Gillespie

Capitalism Made Us All Richer. So Why Are We Unhappy?” by Nick Gillespie

It’s Time to Discard Piketty’s Inequality Statistics,” by Phil W. Magness and Vincent J. Geloso

George Will: Brace Yourself for Donald Trump & the Authoritarian Moment,” by Todd Krainin, Nick Gillespie, and Matt Welch

The Equity Mess,” by Matt Welch

The Future Is Florida,” by Katherine Mangu-Ward

The DeSantis-Newsom Debate Was Really a Debate About COVID,” by Eric Boehm

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Will AI Destroy Humanity?” by Gene Epstein

Biden Issues ‘A.I. Red Tape Wishlist,'” by Ronald Bailey

Despite the Doomsday Narrative, Global Inequality Has Significantly Declined,” by Veronique de Rugy

U.S. Life Expectancy Increases for the First Time in 4 Years,” by Ronald Bailey

The Great COVID Rupture,” by Matt Welch

Old People Are Hot Now,” by Sarah Rose Siskind

Kevin Kelly: Excellent Advice for Living From the World’s Leading Optimist,” by Nick Gillespie

Hollywood must change—but how?” Q&A with Rob Long by Nick Gillespie and Zach Weissmueller

Is the world going to hell?” Q&A with Stefan Sagmeister by Nick Gillespie

Now Is Better, by Stefan Sagmeister

‘I didn’t realize people still think socialism is a good idea.‘” Q&A with Agnieszka Pilat by Nick Gillespie

Living our best fake lives online,” Q&A with Dave Cicirelli by Nick Gillespie

Send your questions to [email protected]. Be sure to include your social media handle and the correct pronunciation of your name.

Audio production by Ian Keyser; assistant production by Hunt Beaty.

Music: “Angeline,” by The Brothers Steve

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