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So he won. The nation takes a deep breath. Raw ego and proud illiteracy have won out, and a severely learning-disabled man with a real character problem will be president.
The January/February 2017 Issue of Foreign Affairs.
"What White America Fails to See" is from the July 08, 2016, Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Michael Eric Dyson and narrated by Corey M. Snow.
In this issue: "Mrs. Obama" by Amy Davidson; "The Shadow General" by Peter Hessler; "Rewriting the Code of Life" by Michael Specter; "Poets' Corner" by Anthony Lane.
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 New 'Serial' Podcast, Bowe Bergdahl Says He Likened Himself to Jason Bourne before Capture" is from the Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by Dan Lamothe and narrated by Sam Scholl.
In this issue: "Parting Words" by George Packer; "Good Behavior" by Sarah Stillman; "My Father's Cellar" by John Seabrook; "Independence Day" by Hua Hsu; and "Tragedy Plus Time" by Emily Nussbaum.
"How Wage Insurance Could Ease Economic Inequality" is from the March 11 2016, Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Robert J. Shiller and narrated by Paul Ryden.
"Take Me Home", by Ray Bradbury; "Monstro", by Junot Diaz; "The Golden Age", by Ursula K. Le Guin; "The Republic of Empathy", by Sam Lipsyte; "The Spider Women", by Margaret Atwood; and "Black Box", by Jennifer Egan.
"'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child': A Wizardly Journey in Time" is from the August 01, 2016 Arts section of The New York Times. It was written by Michiko Kakutani and narrated by Kristi Burns.
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"
In this issue: "Taking It to the Streets" by Jelani Cobb; "Secret Admirers" by Kelefa Sanneh; "Can Football Be Saved?" by Nicholas Schmidle; and "Ashes to Ashes" by Joan Acocella.
"Who Gets to Be Angry?" is from the June 11, 2016 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Roxane Gay and narrated by Fleet Cooper.
"Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person" is from the May 29, 2016 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Alain De Botton and narrated by Kristi Burns.
The May/June 2016 Issue of Foreign Affairs.
For years, Cheryn Salazar never went anywhere without her makeup. Even in labor, she waddled over to the mirror to make sure her eyebrows were still drawn on. "It was like, ‘Don’t dab my brow, it might take my makeup off,’" she told Racked. Salazar has trichotillomania, or "trich," which means she compulsively pulls out her hairs one at a time. The disorder is a cousin of nail biting and skin picking, and was added to the psychiatric bible, the DSM, in 1987.
"Relax, Pope Francis's Meeting with Kim Davis Isn't Such a Big Deal" is from the October 01, 2015 Ideas and Controversy section of The Washington Post. It was written by James Martin, SJ and narrated by Sam Scholl.
An arctic blast that has reached as far south as the Mediterranean is generating perilous conditions for thousands of refugees in overcrowded migrant camps in Greece and prompting the European Union to declare the situation “untenable.”
"Wintry Blast in Greece Imperils Refugees in Crowded Camps" is from the January 11, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Liz Alderman and narrated by Kristi Burns.
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In this issue: "Birthday Wishes" by Jelani Cobb; "Surviving Solitary" by Rachel Aviv; "Mixed Up" by Adam Gopnik; "Spielberg at Seventy" by David Denby; and "Family Packs" by Anthony Lane.