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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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London, United Kingdom

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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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English


Episodes

We should have seen Trump coming. By Ta-Nehisi Coates

10/17/2017
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Obama’s rise felt like a new chapter in American history. But the original sin of white supremacy was not so easily erased. Written by Ta-Nehisi Coates and read by Greg Lockett

Duration: 00:23:15


Why do we feel so guilty all the time? By Devorah Baum

10/10/2017
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Food, sex, money, work, family, friends, health, politics: there’s nothing we can’t feel guilty about, including our own feelings of guilt Written by Devorah Baum and read by Ruth Barnes

Duration: 00:23:58


The father who went undercover to find his son’s killers. By Matthew Bremner

10/10/2017
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After police failed to solve his son’s murder, Francisco Holgado infiltrated the local criminal underworld in pursuit of those responsible. He became a national hero – but at what cost? Written by Matthew Bremer and read by Ruth Barnes

Duration: 00:42:57


This island is not for sale: how Eigg fought back. By Patrick Barkham

10/3/2017
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Small islands have always been objects of desire for a certain kind of man ambitious to rule his own tiny nation. One Hebridean isle asserted its independence, but can its way of life survive? Written by Patrick Barkham and read by Andrew McGregor

Duration: 00:29:02


Facebook’s war on free will. By Franklin Foer

9/26/2017
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How technology is making our minds redundant. Written by Franklin Foer and read by Christopher Ragland

Duration: 00:33:47


How a tax haven is leading the race to privatise space

9/26/2017
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Luxembourg has shown how far a tiny country can go by serving the needs of global capitalism. Now it has set its sights on outer space. Written by Atossa Araxia Abrahamian and read by Christopher Ragland

Duration: 00:38:36


How science found a way to help coma patients communicate. By Adrian Owen

9/21/2017
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After suffering serious brain injuries, Scott Routley spent 12 years in a vegetative state. But his family were convinced that he was still aware – could a pioneering ‘mind-reading’ technique prove them right? Written by Adrian Owen and read by Andrew McGregor

Duration: 00:21:31


Keyboard warrior: the British hacker fighting for his life. By Simon Parkin

9/21/2017
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Lauri Love is charged with masterminding a 2013 attack by Anonymous on US government websites. Will Britain allow him to spend the rest of his days in an American prison? Written by Simon Parkin and read by Andrew McGregor

Duration: 00:38:00


The first social media suicide. By Rana Dasgupta

9/5/2017
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In May of last year, a teenager in a dreary suburb of Paris live-streamed her own suicide – and acquired a morbid kind of digital celebrity Written by Rana Dasgupta and read by Ruth Barnes

Duration: 00:34:07


The last Nazi hunters. By Linda Kinstler

9/5/2017
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Since 1958, a small department of Germany’s government has sought to bring members of the Third Reich to trial. A handful of prosecutors are still tracking down Nazis, but the world’s biggest cold-case investigation will soon be shut down. Written by Linda Kinstler and read by Ruth Barnes

Duration: 00:33:35


Neoliberalism: the idea that swallowed the world. By Stephen Metcalf

8/29/2017
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The word has become a rhetorical weapon, but it properly names the reigning ideology of our era – one that venerates the logic of the market and strips away the things that make us human Written by Stephen Metcalf and read by Andrew McGregor

Duration: 00:29:26


The school beneath the wave: the unimaginable tragedy of Japan’s tsunami

8/29/2017
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In 2011 a tsunami engulfed Japan’s north-east coast. More than 18,000 people were killed. Six years later, in one community, survivors are still tormented by a catastrophic split-second decision. Written by Richard Lloyd Parry and read by Andrew McGregor

Duration: 00:32:38


Why do stars like Adele keep losing their voice? By Bernhard Warner

8/22/2017
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More and more singers are cancelling big shows and turning to surgery to fix their damaged vocal cords. But is the problem actually down to the way they sing? Written by Bernhard Warner and read by Alice Arnold

Duration: 00:33:06


Why we fell for clean eating. By Bee Wilson

8/22/2017
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The oh-so-Instagrammable food movement has been thoroughly debunked – but it shows no signs of going away. The real question is why we were so desperate to believe it. Written by Bee Wilson and read by Alice Arnold

Duration: 00:40:39


What is a black professor in America allowed to say? By Steve Kolovich

8/10/2017
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Tommy J Curry thought forcing a public discussion about race and violence was part of his job. It turned out that people didn’t want to hear it. Written by Steve Kolowich and read by Kelly Burke

Duration: 00:42:59


Unlearning the myth of American innocence. By Suzy Hansen

8/10/2017
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When she was 30, Suzy Hansen left the US for Istanbul – and began to realise that Americans will never understand their own country until they see it as the rest of the world does Written by Suzy Hansen and read by Kelly Burke

Duration: 00:36:58


Is the world really better than ever? By OIiver Burkeman

8/8/2017
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The headlines have never been worse. But an increasingly influential group of thinkers insists that humankind has never had it so good – and only our pessimism is holding us back Written by Oliver Burkeman and read by Christopher Ragland

Duration: 00:34:51


Where global warming gets real: inside Nasa’s mission to the north pole. By Avi Steinberg

8/8/2017
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For 10 years, Nasa has been flying over the ice caps to chart their retreat. This data is an invaluable record of climate change. But does anyone care? Written by Avi Steinberg and read by Christopher Ragland

Duration: 00:40:29


The real cost of regeneration. By Zoe Williams

8/1/2017
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When private developers move in, the first eviction is accountability – then tenants’ complaints procedures and safety. Zoe Williams reveals the truth about for-profit council estates Written and read by Zoe Williams

Duration: 00:32:24


Globalisation: the rise and fall of an idea that swept the world

7/27/2017
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It’s not just a populist backlash – many economists who once swore by free trade have changed their minds, too. How had they got it so wrong? By Nikil Saval

Duration: 00:36:33

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