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    • How to Pay for Health Care

    • By: Michael E. Porter, Robert S. Kaplan
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The United States stands at a crossroads as it struggles with how to pay for health care. The fee-for-service system, the dominant payment model in the US and many other countries, is now widely recognized as perhaps the single biggest obstacle to improving health care delivery.

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    • Ep. 16: Cuisine with Michelle Buteau (Sounds Like America)

    • By: Michelle Buteau, Michael Ian Black, Jamie Lee, and others
    • Length: 22 mins
    • Original Recording
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    [Contains explicit content] Join comedian and host Michelle Buteau in a deep food coma as she hosts a comedic journey through the underbelly of American cuisine. You'll hear stories about comedians' favorite snacks, guilty pleasures (McRib) and food fantasies. The comedy in this episode was recorded at live venues all around the country.

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    • How to Solve the Cost Crisis in Health Care (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Robert S. Kaplan, Michael E. Porter
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 47 mins
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    The biggest problem with health care isn’t with insurance or politics – it’s that we’re measuring the wrong things the wrong way.

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    • Bozo Sapiens

    • Why to Err Is Human
    • By: Michael Kaplan, Ellen Kaplan
    • Narrated by: Victor Bevine
    • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
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    Our species, it appears, is hardwired to get things wrong in myriad different ways. Why did recipients of a loan offer accept a higher rate of interest when a pretty woman's face was printed on the flyer? Why did one poll on immigration find the most despised aliens were ones from a group that did not exist? What made four of the Air Force's best pilots fly their planes, in formation, straight into the ground?

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    • A tour de force

    • By Ivan on 07-05-11

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    • NRA Suggests Trump May Retreat From Gun Control

    • By: Michael D. Shear, Sheryl Gay Stolberg and Thomas Kaplan
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The top lobbyist for the National Rifle Association claimed late Thursday that President Donald Trump had retreated from his surprising support a day earlier for gun control measures after a meeting with NRA officials and Vice President Mike Pence in the Oval Office.

    "NRA Suggests Trump May Retreat From Gun Control" is from the March 02, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Michael D. Shear, Sheryl Gay Stolberg and Thomas Kaplan and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.

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    • Trump Bypasses Republicans to Strike Deal on Debt Limit and Harvey Aid

    • By: Peter Baker, Thomas Kaplan, Michael D. Shear
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    President Donald Trump struck a deal with Democratic congressional leaders Wednesday to increase the debt limit and finance the government until mid-December, blindsiding his own Republican allies as he reached across the aisle to resolve a major dispute for the first time since taking office.

    "Trump Bypasses Republicans to Strike Deal on Debt Limit and Harvey Aid" is from the September 06, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Peter Baker, Thomas Kaplan and Michael D. Shear and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Obama May Jump Into Fray as Democrats Counter Trump

    • By: Michael D. Shear, Thomas Kaplan
    • Narrated by: Paul Ryden
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Obama May Jump Into Fray as Democrats Counter Trump" is from the November 19, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Michael D. Shear and Thomas Kaplan and narrated by Paul Ryden.

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    • Soft and Cuddly? John Kasich's Old Colleagues Don't Recognize Him

    • By: Thomas Kaplan, Michael Barbaro, Steve Eder
    • Narrated by: JJ Langan
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "Soft and Cuddly? John Kasich's Old Colleagues Don't Recognize Him" is from the March 25, 2016, U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Thomas Kaplan, Michael Barbaro and Steve Eder and narrated by JJ Langan.

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