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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

Love in an American War Zone (Melina Matsoukas) - Adrienne Green - December 2019

11/18/2019
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The director has collaborated with artists such as Beyoncé, Rihanna, and Issa Rae. Now she is set to premiere her debut feature film—a romance set against a backdrop of police violence.

Duration:00:13:48

A Nation Coming Apart - Jeffrey Goldberg - December 2019

11/12/2019
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The meaning of the American idea in 2019

Duration:00:09:25

How America Ends - Yoni Appelbaum - December 2019

11/12/2019
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A tectonic demographic shift is under way. Can the country hold together?

Duration:00:35:38

Q+A: Left Behind (Tara Westover) - Jeffrey Goldberg - December 2019

11/12/2019
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A conversation with Tara Westover on the urban/rural divide

Duration:00:10:56

Too Much Democracy Is Bad for Democracy - Jonathan Rauch and Ray La Raja - December 2019

11/12/2019
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The major American parties have ceded unprecedented power to primary voters. It’s a radical experiment—and it’s failing.

Duration:00:31:56

The Things We Can't Face - Caitlin Flanagan - December 2019

11/12/2019
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Why we need to face the best arguments from the other side

Duration:00:20:57

What Would Mister Rogers Do - Tom Junod - December 2019

11/12/2019
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I first met him 21 years ago, and now our relationship is the subject of a new movie. He’s never been more revered—or more misunderstood.

Duration:00:38:18

Can This Marriage Be Saved? - Andrew Ferguson - December 2019

11/12/2019
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Borrowing techniques from couples therapy to bring liberals and conservatives back together

Duration:00:22:07

The Enemy Within - James Mattis - December 2019

11/12/2019
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Our grasp on what it takes to sustain a democracy is slipping.

Duration:00:13:46

Against Reconciliation - Adam Serwer - December 2019

11/12/2019
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The gravest danger to American democracy isn’t an excess of vitriol—it’s the false promise of civility.

Duration:00:22:53

What Art Can Do - Lin-Manuel Miranda - December 2019

11/12/2019
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And the power of stories that are unshakably true

Duration:00:09:12

A Street Full of Splendid Strangers - Leslie Jamison - December 2019

11/12/2019
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Garry Winogrand captured ordinary groups of unknown people in all their beauty, humanity, and radiance.

Duration:00:28:43

When Trump Goes - David Frum - December 2019

11/12/2019
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Even if he loses the next election, the damage he’s done to our political system will be lasting.

Duration:00:16:40

No Apologies - Megan Garber - December 2019

11/12/2019
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Why public figures stopped apologizing

Duration:00:12:39

The Tribe of Peloton - Amanda Mull - December 2019

11/12/2019
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Peloton aficionados say the latest exercise craze gives them a sense of community they sorely missed.

Duration:00:15:46

Goodbye to the Goodfellas - Jack Hamilton - December 2019

11/12/2019
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In The Irishman, Martin Scorsese offers a stunning elegy for a distinctly American figure: the gangster.

Duration:00:13:18

What Jefferson Couldn't Teach - Annette Gordon-Reed - December 2019

11/12/2019
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The University of Virginia was supposed to transform a slave-owning generation, but it failed.

Duration:00:16:58

Margaret Atwood Bears Witness - Sophie Gilbert - December 2019

11/12/2019
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Over the course of her writing career, she has explored the power and limits of personal testimony in times of crisis.

Duration:00:17:02