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    • Why National Referendums Are Messy Tools of Democracy

    • By: Amanda Taub, Max Fisher
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "Why National Referendums Are Messy Tools of Democracy" is from the October 04, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Amanda Taub and Max Fisher and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Trump, Perhaps Unwittingly, Exposes Paradox of Nuclear Arms

    • By: Max Fisher
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Trump, Perhaps Unwittingly, Exposes Paradox of Nuclear Arms" is from the August 3, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Max Fisher and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • How Does Populism Turn Authoritarian? Venezuela Is a Case in Point

    • By: Max Fisher, Amanda Taub
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 10 mins
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    When Hugo Chávez took power in Venezuela nearly 20 years ago, the leftist populism he championed was supposed to save democracy. Instead, it has led to democracy’s implosion in the country, marked this past week with an attack on the independence of its legislature.

    "How Does Populism Turn Authoritarian? Venezuela Is a Case in Point" is from the April 01, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Max Fisher and Amanda Taub and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Wave of Leaks Stirs Fears of a U.S. ‘Deep State’

    • By: Amanda Taub, Max Fisher
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 8 mins
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    A wave of leaks from government officials has hobbled the Trump administration, leading some to draw comparisons to countries like Egypt, Turkey and Pakistan, where shadowy networks within government bureaucracies, often referred to as “deep states,” undermine and coerce elected governments.

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    • What Happens When You Fight a ‘Deep State’ That Doesn’t Exist

    • By: Max Fisher
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 9 mins
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    The Trump administration, in its fight against the “deep state,” could risk exacerbating the very problems it has pinned on shadowy bureaucratic forces: leaking, internal conflict and the politicization of institutions such as intelligence agencies.

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    • What Explains U.S. Mass Shootings? International Comparisons Suggest an Answer

    • By: Max Fisher, Josh Keller
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 9 mins
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    There is one quirk that consistently puzzles America’s fans and critics alike. Why, they ask, does it experience so many mass shootings? The explanations share one thing in common: Though seemingly sensible, all have been debunked by research on shootings elsewhere in the world. Instead, an ever-growing body of research consistently reaches the same conclusion.

    "What Explains U.S. Mass Shootings? International Comparisons Suggest an Answer" is from the November 07, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Max Fisher and Josh Keller and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • How Trump Hacked the Politics of Foreign Policy

    • By: Max Fisher, Amanda Taub
    • Narrated by: Corey M. Snow
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "How Trump Hacked the Politics of Foreign Policy" is from the October 19, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Max Fisher and Amanda Taub and narrated by Corey M. Snow.

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    • Why Security Experts Think Russia Was behind the DNC Breach

    • By: Max Fisher
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "Why Security Experts Think Russia Was behind the DNC Breach" is from the July 26, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Max Fisher and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • How Venezuela Stumbled to the Brink of Collapse

    • By: Max Fisher, Amanda Taub
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 13 mins
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    Venezuela, by the numbers, resembles a country hit by civil war.Its economy, once Latin America’s richest, is estimated to have shrunk by 10 percent in 2016, more than Syria’s. Its inflation that year has been estimated as high as 720 percent, nearly double that of second-ranked South Sudan, rendering its currency nearly worthless.

    "How Venezuela Stumbled to the Brink of Collapse" is from the May 14, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Max Fisher and Amanda Taub and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • In Germany, Politician Stirs Nationalism, and Alarm

    • By: Amanda Taub, Max Fisher
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 8 mins
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    “The AfD is the last revolutionary, the last peaceful chance for our fatherland,” declared the man, Bjoern Hoecke, referring to the political party Alternative for Germany and employing a reverential term for Germany, one of several nationalist buzzwords usually shunned in the country’s politics.

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    • Uncertainty over Trump's Foreign Policy Risks Global Instability

    • By: Max Fisher
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Uncertainty over Trump's Foreign Policy Risks Global Instability" is from the November 09, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Max Fisher and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Gays, Guns and Jihad: Motives Blur on Closer Scrutiny

    • By: Max Fisher
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 9 mins
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    "Gays, Guns and Jihad: Motives Blur on Closer Scrutiny" is from the June 14, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Max Fisher and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Trump’s Threat of War With North Korea May Sound Scarier Than It Is

    • By: Max Fisher
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    American anxiety over North Korea spiked on Tuesday when President Donald Trump warned that, if the country makes any more threats against the United States, it “will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen.”

    "Trump’s Threat of War With North Korea May Sound Scarier Than It Is" is from the August 09, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Max Fisher and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • French Election Hints at a European Shift Toward Russia

    • By: Max Fisher
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "French Election Hints at a European Shift Toward Russia" is from the November 29, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Max Fisher and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Syria Provokes an American Anxiety: Is U.S. Power Really So Special?

    • By: Max Fisher, Amanda Taub
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 10 mins
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    "Syria Provokes an American Anxiety: Is U.S. Power Really So Special?" is from the October 8, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Max Fisher and Amanda Taub and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • In Syria and Nigeria, Trump Faces the Limits of U.S. Power

    • By: Max Fisher
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 9 mins
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    President Donald Trump, inspired by TV images of faraway suffering to launch missile strikes against Syria, may be about to discover a lesson that has confounded presidents for 25 years: U.S. power can only do so much.

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    • 15 Years into Afghan War, Americans Would Rather Not Talk about It

    • By: Max Fisher
    • Narrated by: Corey M. Snow
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "15 Years into Afghan War, Americans Would Rather Not Talk about It" is from the August 20, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Max Fisher and narrated by Corey M. Snow.

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    • What One Photo Reveals About North Korea's Nuclear Program

    • By: Max Fisher, Jugal K. Patel
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Some images might look silly, but they can be rich with insights into the country’s military and politics. By using high-tech forensics and traditional detective work, analysts and intelligence agencies can use photos to track North Korea’s internal politics and expanding weapons programs with stunning granularity.

    "What One Photo Reveals About North Korea's Nuclear Program" is from the February 26, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Max Fisher and Jugal K. Patel and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Recipe for an Endless War in Afghanistan

    • By: Max Fisher, Amanda Taub
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 8 mins
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    The generals publicly supported their intervention in Afghanistan, but in private they worried they were trapped. After 16 years, they feared they had produced “a recipe for endless war,” according to a U.S. ambassador who met with them. But the generals, the ambassador said, “felt there was no alternative, no realistic alternative” than to continue fighting a doomed mission.

    "Recipe for an Endless War in Afghanistan" is from the August 24, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Max Fisher and Amanda Taub and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Trump’s Military Ambition: Raw Power as a Means and an End

    • By: Max Fisher
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 8 mins
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    President Donald Trump’s vision of U.S. power, something of a mystery during the campaign, has come into new focus after a week of speeches and budget plans hinting at his ambitions for the military.

    "Trump’s Military Ambition: Raw Power as a Means and an End" is from the March 03, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Max Fisher and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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