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In this issue: "Sonia from the Bronx", by Ian Frazier; "Dog's Dinner", by Lauren Collins; "Putin's Dragon", by Joshua Yaffa; "In Search of Forty Winks", by Patricia Marx; "Unsuitable Boys", by James Wood; and "The Waves", by Hilton Als.
In this issue: "Living on the Edge" by George Packer; "Sleight of No Hands" by Mark Singer; "The Bouvier Affair" by Sam Knight; "Cover Story" by Elif Batuman; "Luxe et Veritas" by Dan Chiasson; "Hidden Wonders" by Carrie Battan; and "Not-Guilty Pleasure" by Emily Nussbaum.
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Here's a creative way to make the best use of your morning commute: listen to The Wall Street Journal. Each morning, you'll get the must-hear stories from the Journal's front page, as well as the most popular columns and briefings from Marketplace, Money & Investing, and more. And, every Friday, you'll get a bonus delivery: features, columns, and reviews from the Weekend Journal.
"Pretty Good, but could be Great"
"Excellent encapsulation of NYT"
Instead of trying to predict "Black Swan" events such as coups or crises, forecasters should look at how political systems handle disorder. The best indicator of a country's future trajectory is not a lengthy past stability, but recent moderate volatility.
"Fine Taleb, but repeats some themes in other books"
The January/February 2016 issue of Foreign Affairs.
World politics is entering a new phase, in which the great divisions among humankind and the dominating source of international conflict will be cultural.
In this issue: "Friday Night Lights Out", by David Remnick; "The Duel", by Ryan Lizza; "Aftershocks", by Jon Lee Anderson; "Air Head", by Nathan Heller; and "Tough Girls", by Anthony Lane.
"'The Big Short,' Housing Bubbles and Retold Lies" is from the Columns section of The New York Times. It was written by Paul Krugman and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.
"What Bernie Sanders Means by 'Democratic Socialism.' (You Still Have Your Choice of Pajamas.)" is from the September 21, 2015 Politics and Power section of The Washington Post. It was written by John Wagner and narrated by Sam Scholl.
America’s status as the greatest and most influential nation on earth comes with certain inescapable realities.
"The One Question You Should Ask About Every New Job" is from the Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Adam Grant and narrated by Fleet Cooper.
"'Serial' Season 2 Focuses on Bergdahl's Story" is from the Culture (Arts) section of The New York Times. It was written by Richard A. Oppel Jr. and John Koblin and narrated by Fleet Cooper.
"Capitalists Should Listen to Bernie Sanders" is from the Ideas and Controversy section of The Washington Post. It was written by E.J. Dionne Jr. and narrated by Sam Scholl.
"Elizabeth Warren Just Gave the Speech That Black Lives Matter Activists Have Been Waiting For" is from the September 29, 2015 Politics and Power section of The Washington Post. It was written by Wesley Lowery and narrated by Sam Scholl.
This month's issue features Graydon Carter's introduction to the September issue, why Taylor Swift is the captain of the #girlsquad, The late Ingrid Sischy on Karl Lagerfeld's youngest muse, Chelsea Clinton's path to power, How Tinder is changing sex and dating, plus Stella McCartney, Gigi Hadid, and more!
"What Bernie Sanders Doesn’t Understand about Economic Equality" is from the October 19, 2015 Ideas and Controversy section of The Washington Post. It was written by George F. Will and narrated by Sam Scholl.
"Daniel Radcliffe's Touching Tribute to Alan Rickman: 'He Was so Encouraging of Me'" is from the Wild Card section of The Washington Post. It was written by Abby Ohlheiser and narrated by Sam Scholl.