It's the perfect listen for your morning commute! In the time it takes you to get to work, you'll hear a digest of the day's top stories, prepared by the editorial staff of The New York Times. Each edition includes articles from the front page, as well as the paper's international, national, business, sports, and editorial sections.
Get up to speed with what’s going on in the world with The Washington Post. You'll get the must-hear stories covering politics, global news, ideas and controversy, arts and entertainment.
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"
World politics is entering a new phase, in which the great divisions among humankind and the dominating source of international conflict will be cultural.
The January/February 2016 issue of Foreign Affairs.
"David Bowie and Alan Rickman Shared This One Profoundly Simple Gift" is from the Life and Entertainment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Michael Cavna and narrated by Jill Melancon.
Hillary Clinton and black voters are learning why they need each other.
"'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.
"'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.
"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.
As the election of 2008 approached, America was in crisis. Years after Bill Clinton claimed that the era of big government was over, Obama won his party’s nomination by promising its furious revenge. And, orphaned by their party, conservatives were forced to either stay home or vote for a progressive Republican.
"'Design Thinking' for Better Habits" is from the Lifestyle section of The New York Times. It was written by Tara Poker Press and narrated by Fleet Cooper.
On election night in November 1992, I waited anxiously with other animal welfare activists at the Radisson Hotel in Denver, Colorado, to learn the outcome of a statewide ballot measure to ban the baiting, hound hunting, and spring hunting of black bears.
"How to Raise a Creative Child? Step One: Back Off" is from the Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Adam Grant and narrated by Fleet Cooper.
Sherman Alexie grew up on the Spokane Indian Reservation in Wellpinit, Washington. His several books include the novel Reservation Blues and the story and poetry collections Ten Little Indians, The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, which he adapted for the film Smoke Signals, and The Business of Fancydancing, which he adapted for film and also directed.
"Study Suggests New Way to Treat People After First Schizophrenia Episode" is from the October 21, 2015 Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by Lenny Bernstein and narrated by Sam Scholl.
"Scientists Move Closer to Understanding Schizophrenia's Cause" is from the Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Benedict Carey and narrated by Fleet Cooper.