• Non-binary, pregnant and taking on the most gendered role of all: motherhood

    Samantha Schmidt on the sacrifices one person has made to become a mother. And Geoff Edgers remembers Aretha Franklin, one year after her death.

  • Listen for free

    About the show

    Post Reports is the daily podcast from The Washington Post. Unparalleled reporting. Expert insight. Clear analysis. Everything you’ve come to expect from the newsroom of The Post. For your ears. Martine Powers is your host, asking the questions you didn’t know you wanted answered. Published weekdays by 5 p.m. Eastern time.
    Show credits:
    Host: Martine Powers | Executive Producer: Madhulika Sikka | Producers: Matt Collette, Maggie Penman, Alexis Diao, Ted Muldoon, Reena Flores, Jordan-Marie Smith, Linah Mohammad | Logo design: Mora Vieytes for The Washington Post | Theme music: Ted Muldoon

  • How small-dollar donors could choose our next president

    Anu Narayanswamy crunches the numbers on small-dollar donations. Niha Masih and Joanna Slater explain the changes and turmoil in Kashmir. And Travis DeShong on what it takes to become the voice inside someone’s head.

  • He witnessed Michael Brown’s killing. Now Dorian Johnson is trying to get his life back on track.

    Wesley Lowery takes us back to the night Michael Brown was killed in Ferguson. Damian Paletta warns of a possible recession. And Rebecca Tan on the community a simple piano can create.

  • For many Americans, dramatic climate change has already arrived

    Chris Mooney shows us where to see the future of climate change right now. Michael Kranish on President Trump’s relationship with his late alcoholic brother. And Timothy McLaughlin and Gerry Shih explain the clashes in Hong Kong.

  • ‘This is an issue that we can win’: Cory Booker on his gun control plan

    Sen. Cory Booker lays out his gun policy proposal. Matt Zapotosky on what convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide in federal custody can tell us about the case moving forward. And Alex Horton gives us a reality check on a meme.