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Listen to professionally narrated audio from each issue—just for subscribers, from The Atlantic and Audm.
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Listen to professionally narrated audio from each issue—just for subscribers, from The Atlantic and Audm.

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English


Episodes

Jeff Bezos's Master Plan - Frank Foer - November 2019

10/16/2019
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What the Amazon founder and CEO wants for his empire and himself, and what that means for the rest of us.

Duration:00:18:13

General Chaos - Mark Bowden - November 2019

10/16/2019
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The commander in chief is impulsive, disdains expertise, and gets his intelligence briefings from Fox News. What does this mean for those on the front lines?

Duration:00:28:50

The End of Silence - Bianca Bosker - November 2019

10/16/2019
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The tech industry is producing a rising din. Our bodies can’t adapt.

Duration:01:05:05

GoFundMe Nation - Rachel Monroe - November 2019

10/16/2019
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The largest crowdfunding site in the world puts up a mirror to who we are and what matters most to us. Try not to look away.

Duration:00:43:04

Jimmy Hoffa, My Stepfather, and Me - Jack Goldsmith - November 2019

10/16/2019
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The whole truth took me decades to learn.

Duration:00:38:53

Why Don't I See You Anymore? -Judith Shulevitz - November 2019

10/16/2019
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Our unpredictable and overburdened schedules are taking a dire toll on American society.

Duration:00:15:42

In Praise of Endings - Ben Healy - November 2019

10/16/2019
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Endings can be healthy, even when we fear them.

Duration:00:03:59

The Bard of Bedtime - Ian Bogost - November 2019

10/16/2019
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Her picture books have sold 75 million copies in the past four decades. What’s the secret to her far-reaching appeal?

Duration:00:16:59

How Baseball Cards Got Weird - Eric Moskowitz - November 2019

10/16/2019
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A very analog hobby finds a way to thrive in the digital age.

Duration:00:14:38

Bovine Friends Forever - Rebecca Giggs - November 2019

10/16/2019
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But modern farms deprive them of meaningful companionship.

Duration:00:06:23

Can Atheism Animate Great Fantasy? - James Parker - November 2019

10/16/2019
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In His Dark Materials, now an HBO series, the author takes on organized religion. It’s not a fair fight.

Duration:00:08:45

Bodies in Motion - Stephanie Burt - November 2019

10/16/2019
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Three new books explore the variety of transgender experiences.

Duration:00:15:10

Thomas Edison's Greatest Invention - Derek Thompson - November 2019

10/16/2019
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It wasn’t the light bulb or the phonograph or the moving picture—or anything tangible. It was a way of thinking about technology.

Duration:00:17:38

Succession - McKay Coppins - October 2019

10/8/2019
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Ivanka was always Trump’s favorite. But Don Jr. is emerging as his natural successor.

Duration:01:03:46

The Man Who Couldn't Take it Anymore - Jeffrey Goldberg - October 2019

10/8/2019
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“I had no choice but to leave,” General James Mattis says of his decision to resign as President Trump’s secretary of defense.

Duration:00:17:30

When The Culture War Comes for the Kids - George Packer - October 2019

10/8/2019
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Caught between a brutal meritocracy and a radical new progressivism, a parent tries to do right by his children while navigating New York City’s schools.

Duration:01:05:21

When Medicaid Takes Everything You Own - Rachel Corbett - October 2019

10/8/2019
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For many participants, the program that provides health care to millions of low-income Americans isn’t free. It’s a loan. And the government expects to be repaid.

Duration:00:30:03

Get a Weapon - Sandra Sidi - October 2019

10/8/2019
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For women, fending off unwanted male attention is the job that never ends.

Duration:00:40:35

Why Black Athletes Should Leave White Colleges - Jemele Hill - October 2019

10/8/2019
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They attract money and attention to the predominantly white universities that showcase them, while HBCUs struggle. What would happen if they collectively decided to go to black schools?

Duration:00:18:31

She Doesn't Believe All Women - Amanda Fitzsimons - October 2019

10/8/2019
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Juanita Broaddrick, who alleges that Bill Clinton raped her in 1978, has found new life as a Trump defender.

Duration:00:18:51