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Axios will highlight the week ahead in politics, business and technology — and the topics shaping the future.


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Episode 21 Dec 12, 2021
Episode 20 Nov 28, 2021
Rep. Rashida Tlaib; Flexport CEO; Rep. Hakeem Jeffries; Lab-grown Meat Nov 21, 2021

In this edition: Rep. Rashida Tlaib – D-MI; Ryan Petersen – CEO, Flexport; Rep. Hakeem Jeffries – D-NY; Uma Valeti – CEO, Upside Foods.

Chris Christie; Jens Stoltenberg; IBM CEO Nov 14, 2021

In this edition: Chris Christie – Former Governor, NJ; Jens Stoltenberg – Secretary General, NATO; Arvind Krishna – CEO, IBM.

Sen. Josh Hawley, R-MO; Serum Institute of India CEO; Amtrak CEO Nov 7, 2021

In this edition: Sen. Josh Hawley – R-MO; Adar Poonawalla – CEO, Serum Institute of India; Bill Flynn – CEO, Amtrak.

Episode 16 Oct 24, 2021

From the media company Axios comes this news/documentary series that looks at the week ahead in politics, business and technology.

Sec. of Education Cardona; Sen. Bill Cassidy; Intel CEO; Coty CEO Oct 17, 2021

In this edition: Miguel Cardona EdD – U.S. Secretary of Education; Sen. Bill Cassidy – R-LA; Pat Gelsinger – Intel; Sue Y. Nabi – Coty.

Sec. of Labor Marty Walsh; Ben & Jerry; Airbnb's CEO Oct 10, 2021

In this edition: Marty Walsh – U.S. Secretary of Labor; Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield – Ben & Jerry's co-founders; Brian Chesky – Airbnb.

Episode 13 Oct 3, 2021

In this edition: Former Afghanistan Ambassador Adela Raz; Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana; JP Morgan Chase Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon.

Episode 12 Jun 20, 2021

Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan speaks about the withdrawal of U.S. military forces from Afghanistan; United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby; Former U.S. Representative Katie Hill; U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Marcia Fudge.

Episode 11 Jun 13, 2021

In this edition: Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Rafael Grossi, Suzanne Clark, Søren Skou.

Episode 10 Jun 6, 2021

In this edition: Anthony Blinken, U.S. Secretary of State; Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Director-General, World Trade Organization; Dr. Seth Berkley, CEO, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance; David Baszucki, CEO, Roblox.

Episode 9 May 23, 2021

In this edition: Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) talks about her recent ousting as Chair of the House Republican Conference; plus, Raphael Bostic, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta; Gina McCarthy, White House National Climate Advisor; Russell Contreras and Margaret Talev examine the findings from a new Axios/Ipsos poll on the state of race relations in the U.S.

Episode 8 May 16, 2021

In this edition: Rev. Franklin Graham – President, Bill Graham Evangelistic Assoc. & Samaritan's Purse; Steven Galanis – CEO of Cameo.

Episode 7 May 9, 2021

In this edition: Senator Bernie Sanders talks about the discord amongst Democrats, and more; White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain; Ben van Beurden, CEO of Shell, discusses his expectation that Shell will be a net-zero emissions energy business by 2050; Sarah Kate Ellis, GLAAD President and CEO, gives an exclusive look at their first ever Social Safety Media Index.

Episode 6 Mar 7, 2021

In this edition: US Senators Lindsey Graham (Republican) and Joe Manchin (Democrat); Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse; Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla.

Episode 5 Feb 28, 2021

In this edition: Cedric Richmond, Senior Advisor to the President; Steve Huffman, Reddit CEO; Kevin Mandia, FireEye CEO; Francis Suarez, Miami Mayor.

Episode 4 Feb 21, 2021

In this edition: National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins addresses vaccine distribution and creation. Fitbit Co-Founder and CEO James Park talks about using technology to track COVID-19; American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten discusses reopening schools safely.

Episode 3 Feb 14, 2021

In this edition: Kamala Harris, Vice President of the United States; Gov. Pedro Pierluisi, Governor of Puerto Rico; Stacey Cunningham, President of the New York Stock Exchange; Anthony Fauci MD, Director of the NIAID.

Episode 2 Feb 7, 2021

In this edition: Newly sworn-in Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg speaks about transportation equity, COVID-19 and how travel will be forever changed; plus, interviews with AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, World Bank President David Malpass, and former Parler CEO John Matze.

Episode 1 Jan 31, 2021

An exclusive sit-down interview with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv; plus, a conversation between Washington Football Team President Jason Wright and Axios co-founder and CEO Jim VandeHei.

Episode 20 Dec 7, 2020

Guests: Alex Azar, United States Secretary of Health and Human Services; Christopher Krebs, Former CISA Director.

Episode 19 Nov 23, 2020

Guests: Charles Koch, Brian Hooks, Gary Kelly, Rep. Tony Cardenas (D-CA), Tal Zaks.

Episode 18 Nov 9, 2020

Interviews include: Valerie Biden Owens; Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA); Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA); Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC); Jon Ossoff.

Episode 17 Oct 26, 2020

In this edition: An interview with Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN); an interview with Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX); Axios co-founders Mike Allen and Jim VandeHei outline what the first 100 days of a Biden administration could look like; an interview with American biochemist Jennifer Doudna.

Episode 16 Oct 12, 2020

This week's episode features:

· An exclusive, first look at Axios' Trump Loyalty Index, an analysis revealing how loyal Republicans in Congress are to President Trump.

· Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) a staunch Trump ally, discusses his allegiance to the president and why Trumpism is bigger than Trump.

· The CEO of BP, Bernard Looney, in his first U.S. broadcast interview since the multinational energy company's unprecedented decision to wean itself off oil.

· An exclusive look at data from The Ludwig Institute for Shared Economic Prosperity exposing how the government hides the real unemployment rate.

Episode 15 Sep 28, 2020

This week's episode features:

· Veteran journalist Bob Woodward and Axios national political correspondent Jonathan Swan, both known for their reporting and insights about President Donald Trump and his administration, discuss the president, the Supreme Court, the future of American democracy and how this administration and this moment in history differs from the eight previous presidencies Woodward has covered.

· Dr. Andre Perry, a fellow in the Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings and the author of Know Your Price: Valuing Black Lives and Property in America's Black Cities discusses the racial wealth gap and the possible paths towards reparations for Black Americans with Axios Markets editor Dion Rabouin.

· President of Planned Parenthood Alexis McGill Johnson and Axios White House and politics editor Margaret Talev discuss the future of Roe v. Wade, the fight over reproductive rights, and the balance of the Supreme Court.

· President of Susan B. Anthony List Marjorie Dannenfelser talks about President Donald Trump and overturning Roe v. Wade with Axios co-founder and CEO Jim VandeHei.

Episode 14 Sep 14, 2020

This week's episode features:

· An exclusive interview with co-chair of the Gates Foundation, Melinda Gates, on the findings of its Goalkeepers 2020 report, which details global advances towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. First on AXIOS on HBO, Gates discusses this year's report and how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting progress around the world.

· A short documentary examining the phenomenon of Trump campaign flags, boats and bikinis that are a strikingly popular part of summer as some boaters embrace their partisan identity on the Lake of the Ozarks.

· A conversation with Princeton sociologist and author, Matthew Desmond, looking at the threat of home evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Author of Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, Desmond explains the real-life implications of the CDC's recent eviction moratorium.

Episode 13 Sep 8, 2020

As we draw closer to the 2020 election, Mike Allen talks to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, where they discuss the platform's plan to regulate hate speech and disinformation and mitigate election interference. Speaking to the increasing public distrust and scrutiny of Big Tech, Zuckerberg shares what he would do differently if he could start over, his personal views on splitting up big tech and what we should expect from Facebook in the future.

Episode 12 Aug 31, 2020

In this edition: an exclusive interview about the impending "red mirage" on election night and the factors setting the stage for chaos. Plus, an interview with David Ricks, Chairman and CEO of Eli Lilly, who discusses the company's work on the coronavirus, the timeline for a vaccine, and whether the process has become politicized; and a conversation with DoorDash CEO Tony Xu on the future of restaurants, delivery and the gig economy amidst major regulatory scrutiny.

Episode 11 Aug 17, 2020

Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf addresses domestic terrorism and criticism of how the agency handled the Portland protests; plus, an interview with former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro; an exclusive look into Washington state's mail-in ballot system, featuring Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman; and a conversation with C. Nicole Mason, P.H.D., President and CEO of the Institute for Women's Policy Research on the "she-cession" and COVID-19's impact on women.

Episode 10 Aug 3, 2020

This episode features an exclusive interview with President Trump. Axios National Political Correspondent, Jonathan Swan speaks with the president about multiple topics including the coronavirus crisis, the Black Lives Matter movement, the November election, and U.S. foreign policy in Afghanistan, China, and Russia.

Episode 9 Jun 22, 2020

This edition examines the future of police reform, economy, public safety and the 2020 election, featuring interviews with: Former Minority Leader Georgia House of Representatives Stacey Abrams; Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian; Presidential Advisor and Director of the United States National Economic Council Larry Kudlow; and Yale University Sociologist and expert on race, punishment and policing Philip McHarris.

Episode 8 Jun 8, 2020

This edition dives into conversations around race, policing and equal justice in the wake of protests over the death of George Floyd, and about the continuing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic as parts of the country begin to re-open. Interviews include Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms; Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC); Bishop Michael Curry of the Episcopal Church; Rep. Val Demings (D-FL); and Robert Fullilove, EdD.

Episode 7 May 25, 2020

In this edition: Alex Karp, CEO and Co-founder of Palantir, a data analytics company; Gretchen Whitmer, Governor of Michigan; Christina Paxson, President of Brown University.

Episode 6 May 11, 2020

This edition features U.S. Vice President Mike Pence; Salesforce founder, Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff; U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL); physician, lawyer and bioethicist Dr. Jacob M. Appel.

Episode 5 Apr 27, 2020

This edition features an interview with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo; plus, chef Dan Barber on the pandemic's impact on the farm-to-table movement; an interview with Walmart CEO Doug McMillon; and Joe Walston of the Wildlife Conservation Society on the origins of COVID-19.

Episode 4 Mar 22, 2020

This edition features an interview with China's U.S. Ambassador Cui Tiankai on the novel coronavirus and U.S.-China relations; plus, Texas Senator Ted Cruz discusses the pandemic and the political state while self-quarantined; Carnival Corporation CEO Arnold Donald on what's ahead for the industry; a conversation with Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer; and more.

Episode 3 Mar 15, 2020

In this edition, DNC Chair Tom Perez talks about the coronavirus and its impact on the Democratic Presidential Primary Race; House Majority whip James Clyburn on supporting Joe Biden and his views on the Republican party; a real-time discovery of the first case of COVID-129 in Nepal; and more.

Episode 2 Mar 8, 2020

This edition features an interview with Donald Trump Jr.; plus, a conversation on the national homelessness crisis with HUD Secretary Ben Carson; tennis legend Billie Jean King and other female sports pioneers on equality in professional sports.

Episode 1 Mar 1, 2020

In this edition, Axios looks at the verdict in the Harvey Weinstein criminal case, highlighted by an interview with Manhattan D.A. Cyrus R. Vance Jr.; plus, Mike Allen talks with recently convicted political consultant Roger Stone; an inside look at a Trump rally; a conversation with former Presidential candidates Gary Hart, Michael Dukakis and John Kerry.

Special Dec 8, 2019

On the heels of a news-breaking second season, AXIOS presents an interview special with former Vice President Joe Biden from his "No Malarkey" bus tour. Axios co-founder Mike Allen catches up with the top-tier candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination in Storm Lake, Iowa, for a candid and wide-ranging conversation.

Episode 8 Nov 10, 2019

From DACA to the border wall, immigration continues to be one of the country's most prominent issues. In this episode, AXIOS delves into the "Remain in Mexico" policy and travels to a shelter in Juarez, Mexico where international asylum seekers stay as they await their hearings in the U.S. AXIOS talks to a family from Guatemala about their journey and others on the ground working to protect the rights and freedoms of those seeking asylum in the United States. Then, Axios co-founder Jim VandeHei speaks with the Acting Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Mark Morgan and Axios White House Editor, Margaret Talev, speaks with Ken Cuccinelli, the Acting Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, about the implementation of "Remain in Mexico" and the recent changes to U.S. immigration policy.

Episode 7 Nov 3, 2019

Next, Axios' Alexi McCammond and Alayna Treene examine the potential purple shift in the Texas political landscape and what it could mean for the historically Republican dominated state come November 2020 and beyond. With six Republican House members announcing their retirements, and unprecedented Democratic investment in races up and down the ballot, all eyes are on Texas ahead of the election year. McCammond and Treene speak with outgoing Texas Congressman Will Hurd, the only African American Republican in the House of Representatives, and GOP Congressman Dan Crenshaw, a former Navy SEAL, to get their insight into what it will take to keep the Lone Star State red.

Episode 6 Oct 27, 2019

Keeping in the international arena, Axios chief financial correspondent Felix Salmon secured the first extensive television interview with Bulgarian economist Kristalina Georgieva in her new role as the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, the global organization dedicated to securing financial stability and fostering economic cooperation around the world. The first IMF Managing Director from a formerly Communist country discuss the current political divide in the U.S., in light of the 2020 political campaign, and her vision for the IMF in an ever-changing world.

Episode 5 Oct 20, 2019

This edition features a look into the impeachment inquiry and more with Republican Senators Mitt Romney and Lindsey Graham; plus, a look at eSports, including a rare sit-down with Bobby Kotick the CEO of Activision Blizzard.

Episode 4 Jun 23, 2019

Axios co-founder Jim VandeHei sits down with Gov. Gavin Newsom in his Sacramento office for a pointed conversation about the Golden State's influence on the direction of the country, as well as its shortcomings. Newsom and VandeHei cover everything from immigration to social policies to the state's persistent wealth inequality.

A deep dive into state of the emerging legal marijuana industry explores how one Los Angeles government program is working to transition people who sold pot illegally into the legal market. AXIOS speaks with leading voices on the policy and economics of the cannabis market, including John Boehner, the former House speaker turned marijuana lobbyist.

Finally, AXIOS explores how memes and other social media helped launch one 2020 presidential candidate from obscurity to the main stage, as media reporter Sara Fischer sits down with Andrew Yang.

Episode 3 Jun 16, 2019

Axios sits down with Democratic Presidential candidate and Mayor Pete Buttigieg; plus reporter Joann Muller goes for a ride with General Motors chairman and CEO Mary Barra in an autonomous vehicle; a visit to the headquarters of LEGO, the world's most valuable toy company; and more.

Episode 2 Jun 9, 2019

This edition includes an exclusive tour of Steve Bannon's "gladiator school," which the former White House chief strategist plans to house in a 13th-century monastery in Trisulti, Italy. Plus, an exclusive conversation with Google CEO Sundar Pichai.

Episode 1 Jun 2, 2019

The Season 2 premiere features an exclusive interview with senior White House adviser Jared Kushner. Conducted over the course of two consecutive days by national political reporter Jonathan Swan, the wide-ranging discussion touches on his outside perspective on Washington politics, his upbringing and career trajectory, and his understanding of his role in furthering the goals of President Trump and his administration. This week's show also features a segment on the "Greatest Global Threats" as summarized by leading national security experts from the last three administrations, including former national security adviser H.R. McMaster, former homeland security adviser and chief counterterrorism adviser Lisa Monaco, former secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, former secretary of defense, CIA director and White House chief of staff Leon Panetta and former CIA director David Petraeus.

Episode 4 Nov 25, 2018

AXIOS reporters interview three iconic figures: revolutionary tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, who shares a vison of a near future in which machines are smarter than the humans who made them; Christian evangelist Franklin Graham, who reveals the range of perspectives in the evangelical community; and Microsoft founder and climate change advocate Bill Gates, who discusses the perils the planet faces, and his hope that humanity will actively meet the challenge.

Episode 3 Nov 18, 2018

A revealing interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook on a range of topics, including augmented reality, industry regulation and gender equity in the tech field. Cook also shares his thoughts on the way digital addictions can creep into people's lives, including his own, and the tools Apple is developing to help users manage screen time. This week's show also includes a poll on people's perceptions of the tech industry and the potential need for regulation, and an exploration of societal issues related to the prospect of increased longevity, going behind the scenes at the laboratory of Harvard scientist Dr. David Sinclair, where he is researching a molecule that he feels holds the secrets to living well longer, perhaps to the age of 150.

Episode 2 Nov 11, 2018

Looking at the aftermath of the historic midterm elections, this edition includes: interviews with new congressional committee heads, House Democrats Nita Lowey and Adam Schiff; a poll that probes Republicans' and Democrats' perceptions of one another; and a look at a new style of campaigning by a record number of women candidates.

Episode 1 Nov 4, 2018

The first show of the series will feature an exclusive sit-down interview with President Donald J. Trump and Axios journalists Jim VandeHei and Jonathan Swan, covering his views on: birthright citizenship; his relationship with the media; climate change; regulating tech giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook; health care; and the conflict in Yemen.