The New Yorker: Politics and More

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A weekly discussion about politics, hosted by The New Yorker's executive editor, Dorothy Wickenden.
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38:45 | Nov 25th, 2019

Since 2016, Andrew Marantz has been reporting on how the extremist right has harnessed the Internet and social media to gain a startling prominence in American politics. One day, he was contacted by a...Show More

apatheticfemme recommended:

Such a compelling episode, could listen to a much longer version

18:11 | Sep 12th, 2019

One of the big stories of the 2016 presidential election was the rupture within the Republican Party. "Never Trump" traditionalists lost their fight to prevent the nomination of Donald Trump, but a sm...Show More

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Interesting take.

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13:47 | Jan 8th, 2018

Nicolás Maduro was an unlikely successor to Venezuela’s popular and charismatic Hugo Chavez. And, since his election, the country has been wracked with devastating food shortages, a breakdown of ordin...Show More

17:41 | Feb 6th

On Monday, at the Iowa caucuses, a new smartphone app was used to report the results from each precinct. The app proved faulty, leading to a catastrophic failure to collect and report vote totals. In ...Show More

16:42 | Feb 3rd

In the nineteen-thirties, authoritarian regimes were on the rise around the world—as they are again today—and democratic governments that came into existence after the First World War were toppling. “...Show More
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