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Episodes

Going Rogue

6/18/2018
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In "Going Rogue," George Packer writes about in how, in half a week, between Quebec and Singapore, Trump showed that the liberal order is hateful to him, and that he wants out.

Duration:00:09:07

Kim’s Chinese Lessons

6/11/2018
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In "Kim's Chinese Lessons," Evan Osnos writes about Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un's nuclear summit, and the bid for history.

Duration:00:07:50

Smelling the Coffee

5/29/2018
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In "Smelling the Coffee," Jelani Cobb writes about racial bias training at Starbucks.

Duration:00:09:00

The Long Fight

5/21/2018
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In "The Long Fight," Amy Davidson Sorkin writes about John McCain's legacy.

Duration:00:08:39

Bad Bets

5/14/2018
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In "Bad Bets," Robin Wright reports on the end of the Iran deal, and Trump'confrontationaltatial foreign policy.

Duration:00:08:42

Dream On

5/7/2018
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In "Dream On," Amy Davidson Sorkin write's about how the Administration's incompetence and the courts' rectitudes have seen the Dreamers through. But those factors may be temporary safeguards.

Duration:00:08:38

Unrule of Law

4/23/2018
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In "Unrule of Law," Amy Davidson Sorkin writes about Trump, Guliani, and all the president's lawyers.

Duration:00:08:27

Might and Right

4/16/2018
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In "Might and Right," George Packer writes about how the president and his new national security advisor, John Bolton, are in an especially bad position to respond to the atrocities in Syria.

Duration:00:08:49

About Facebook

4/9/2018
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In "About Facebook," Andrew Marantz writes about the future of Facebook after Cambridge Analytica.

Duration:00:08:57

Death of a King

4/2/2018
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In "Death of a King," Jelani Cobb writes about the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. and what it means on the 50th Anniversary of his assassination.

Duration:00:08:56

Account Settings

3/26/2018
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In "Account Settings," David Remnick reports on Cambridge Analytica and a moral reckoning in Silicon Valley.

Duration:00:09:23

A Revelatory Case

3/19/2018
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In "A Revelatory Case," Amy Davidson Sorkin delves into what went wrong in the Stormy Daniels case.

Duration:00:08:33

Illiberal Arts

3/12/2018
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In "Illiberal Arts," David Remnick writes about Donald Trump and the stress test of liberal democracy.

Duration:00:08:30

Indicted

2/25/2018
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In "Indicted," Amy Davidson Sorkin writes about Robert Mueller’s distinctly American indictments.

Duration:00:08:22

Peace Games

2/19/2018
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In "Peace Games," Evan Osnos writes about the politics at the Winter Olympics.

Duration:00:08:55

State of the Resistance

2/5/2018
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In "State of the Resistance," Jelani Cobb writes about the opposition to President Trump.

Duration:00:08:38

Firing Offenses

1/29/2018
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In "Firing Offenses," Amy Davidson Sorkin writes about the questions that Mueller might ask Trump.

Duration:00:08:31

Trump in the World

1/21/2018
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In "Trump in the World," Amy Davidson Sorkin asked, "how can someone so “America first” attend an event so globally minded?"

Duration:00:08:33

Words of the Year

1/1/2018
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In "Words of the Year," Louis Menand writes about the importance of words.

Duration:00:09:11

Christmas Stories

12/26/2017
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In "Christmas Stories," Adam Gopnik writes about the Christmas spirit.

Duration:00:08:12