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"'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"
The July/August 2016 Issue of Foreign Affairs.
In this issue: "The Distant Shore" by Jon Lee Anderson; "Love in Translation" by Lauren Collins; and "Status Update" by Adelle Waldman.
"Don’t Grade Schools on Grit" is from the March 26, 2016, Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Angela Duckworth and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.
The September/October 2016 issue of Foreign Affairs.
"J.K. Rowling Reveals History of 'American Hogwarts' School Ilvermorny" is from CNET.com, published on June 28, 2016. It was written by Bonnie Burton and narrated by Rex Anderson.
In this issue: "Sirens in the Night" by David Remnick; "Can Latinos Swing Arizona?" by Héctor Tobar; "The Guantánamo Failure" by Connie Bruck; "Parental Controls" by Amy Davidson; and "Voyages" by Anthony Lane.
"Hey Democrats, Do More Than Talk: J.D. Vance" is from the July 28, 2016, Opinion section of The USA Today. It was written by J.D. Vance and narrated by Paige McKinney .
World politics is entering a new phase, in which the great divisions among humankind and the dominating source of international conflict will be cultural.
"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.
In this issue: "The Way Out" by Amy Davidson; "Family First" by Lizzie Widdicombe; "Total Recall" by Patrick Radden Keefe; "Be Kind, Rewind" by Emily Nussbaum; and "Sharp Notes" by Anthony Lane.
In December 2015, the Russian antigraft activist Alexey Navalny released a documentary in which he exposed the corrupt business dealings of the children of Yuri Chaika, Russia’s prosecutor general - the top law enforcement official in the country. In the film, Navalny accuses Chaika’s son Artem of “continuously exploit[ing] the protection that his father, the prosecutor general of the Russian Federation, gives him to extort from and steal other people’s companies.”
"Microsoft Buys Internet-Of-Things Company Because Why Not?" is from CNET.com, published on May 3, 2016. It was written by Ian Sherr and narrated by Rex Anderson.
We have a problem - not a problem from hell, but one that claims to come from heaven. That problem is sometimes called radical, or fundamentalist, Islam, and the self-styled Islamic State is just its latest iteration.
To create broad-based and sustainable economic growth, governments in the developing world should foster market-creating innovation - that is, the generation of new products and services that reach an entirely new population of customers.