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The Guardian Audio Edition, a weekly selection of longer articles in audio form. As the UK’s largest commercial quality news organisation, the Guardian is renowned for its thought-provoking, progressive news agenda and for its innovative storytelling across all digital platforms. Now for the first time the Guardian has a voice in the Guardian Audio Edition, supported by Audible.co.uk. Every week we will be showcasing the best news, culture and opinion pieces from across the Guardian in an easy to digest, hour-long podcast. Additionally, our books team will be looking at two great audiobooks each week which will be available on Audible.co.uk. This is groundbreaking territory for the Guardian and means you never have to be without news.

The Guardian Audio Edition, a weekly selection of longer articles in audio form. As the UK’s largest commercial quality news organisation, the Guardian is renowned for its thought-provoking, progressive news agenda and for its innovative storytelling across all digital platforms. Now for the first time the Guardian has a voice in the Guardian Audio Edition, supported by Audible.co.uk. Every week we will be showcasing the best news, culture and opinion pieces from across the Guardian in an easy to digest, hour-long podcast. Additionally, our books team will be looking at two great audiobooks each week which will be available on Audible.co.uk. This is groundbreaking territory for the Guardian and means you never have to be without news.
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The Guardian Audio Edition, a weekly selection of longer articles in audio form. As the UK’s largest commercial quality news organisation, the Guardian is renowned for its thought-provoking, progressive news agenda and for its innovative storytelling across all digital platforms. Now for the first time the Guardian has a voice in the Guardian Audio Edition, supported by Audible.co.uk. Every week we will be showcasing the best news, culture and opinion pieces from across the Guardian in an easy to digest, hour-long podcast. Additionally, our books team will be looking at two great audiobooks each week which will be available on Audible.co.uk. This is groundbreaking territory for the Guardian and means you never have to be without news.

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Episodes

The real Goldfinger: the London banker who broke the world

9/17/2018
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The true story of how the City of London invented offshore banking – and set the rich free. Written by Oliver Bullough and read by Christopher Ragland

Duration:00:28:58

Is compassion fatigue inevitable in an age of 24-hour news?

9/10/2018
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We have never been more aware of the appalling events that occur around the world every day. But in the face of so much horror, is there a danger that we become numb to the headlines – and does it matter if we do? Written by Elisa Gabbert and read by Kelly Burke

Duration:00:30:55

How TripAdvisor changed travel

9/10/2018
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The world’s biggest travel site has turned the industry upside down – but now it is struggling to deal with the same kinds of problems that are vexing other tech giants like Facebook, Google and Twitter. Written by Linda Kinstler and read by Alice Arnold

Duration:00:39:48

Denialism: what drives people to reject the truth

9/10/2018
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From vaccines to climate change to genocide, a new age of denialism is upon us. Why have we failed to understand it? Written by Keith Kahn-Harris and read by Alice Arnold

Duration:00:33:41

The end of Atlanticism: has Trump killed the ideology that won the cold war?

9/10/2018
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The foreign policy establishment has been lamenting its death for half a century. But Atlanticism has long been a convenient myth. Written by Madeleine Schwartz and read by Kelly Burke.

Duration:00:33:44

How to be human: the man who was raised by wolves

9/5/2018
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Abandoned as a child, Marcos Rodríguez Pantoja survived alone in the wild for 15 years. But living with people proved to be even more difficult. Written by Matthew Bremner and read by Andrew McGregor

Duration:00:30:33

The only way to end the class divide: the case for abolishing private schools

9/5/2018
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The continuing gap between state and private education is reinforcing privilege and harming the prospects of another generation. The only solution is integration. Written by Melissa Benn and read by Andrew McGregor

Duration:00:22:58

BDS: how a controversial non-violent movement has transformed the Israeli-Palestinian debate

8/24/2018
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Israel sees the international boycott campaign as an existential threat to the Jewish state. Palestinians regard it as their last resort. Written by Nathan Thrall and read by Ruth Barnes

Duration:01:11:02

How Matteo Salvini pulled Italy to the far right

8/20/2018
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After years on the fringes of Italian politics, the populist leader of the Lega has stoked anti-immigrant panic and barged into power. Written by Alexander Stille and read by Andrew McGregor

Duration:27:00:39

‘My death is not my own’: the limits of legal euthanasia

8/17/2018
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Henk Blanken knows Parkinson’s disease might one day take him past the point at which he wants to carry on. Dutch law says it is legal for a doctor to help him die when the time comes – but there’s no guarantee that will happen Written by Henk Blanken and read by Andrew McGregor

Duration:00:25:09

The free speech panic: how the right concocted a crisis

8/10/2018
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Snowflake students have become the target of a new rightwing crusade. But exaggerated claims of censorship reveal a deeper anxiety at the core of modern conservatism. Written by William Davies and read by Lucy Scott

Duration:00:36:58

How to Spend It: the shopping list for the 1%. By Andy Beckett

8/9/2018
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In an age of astonishing wealth, nothing reveals the lives of the ultra-rich like the FT’s unashamedly ostentatious luxury magazine. Written by Andy Beckett and read by Andrew McGregor

Duration:00:35:22

The ugly scandal that cancelled the Nobel prize. By Andrew Brown

8/9/2018
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Sweden’s literary elite has been thrown into disarray by allegations of sexual harassment and corruption. Written by Andrew Brown and read by Andrew McGregor

Duration:00:30:14

Nevis: how the world’s most secretive offshore haven refuses to clean up

7/30/2018
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The years since 2008 have seen a global crackdown on offshore finance. Yet a few places have doubled down on offering secrecy to the super-rich. Among these, one tiny Caribbean island might be the worst offender. Written by Oliver Bullough and read by Lucy Scott

Duration:00:35:21

Poles apart: the bitter conflict over a nation’s communist history

7/26/2018
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Many Poles remember Soviet soldiers saving them from Nazi occupation. But a growing number are rejecting that narrative, and the monuments that come with it. Written by Matthew Luxmoore and read by Lucy Scott

Duration:00:41:26

‘We believed we could remake ourselves any way we liked’: how the 1990s shaped #MeToo

7/23/2018
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While promising liberation and endless possibility, the culture of the decade drove us relentlessly in pursuit of perfection. Written by Eve Fairbanks and read by Kelly Burke

Duration:00:35:24

‘Nothing to worry about. The water is fine’: how Flint poisoned its people

7/20/2018
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When the people of Flint, Michigan, complained that their tap water smelled bad and made children sick, it took officials 18 months to accept there was a problem. Written by Anna Clark and read by Kelly Burke

Duration:00:35:42

Why we may never know if British troops committed war crimes in Iraq

7/19/2018
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The Iraq Historic Allegations Team was set up by the government to investigate claims of the abuse of civilians. After its collapse, some fear the truth will never come out. Written by Samira Shackle and read by Alice Arnold

Duration:00:42:01

The age of patriarchy: how an unfashionable idea became a rallying cry for feminism today

7/19/2018
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A term that was derided and abandoned a decade ago has come roaring back to life. Written by Charlotte Higgins and read by Alice Arnold.

Duration:00:34:29

The radical lessons of a year reporting on knife crime. By Gary Younge

7/6/2018
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At the end of our award-winning series, it’s clear that fixing the problem will require political will and a dramatic new approach. But our politicians are still reacting to tabloid headlines instead of facts. Written and read by Gary Younge

Duration:00:42:26