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Author: Harriet Washington
Release Date: February 23, 2021
Carte Blanche is the alarming tale of how the right of Americans to say "no" to risky medical research is eroding at a time when we are racing to produce a vaccine and treatments for Covid-19This medical right that we have long taken for granted was ...
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Author: John B. Judis | Narrator: Holter Graham
Release Date: September 29, 2020
There is renewed interest in socialism in the US and the UK, particularly among young people. Who are these new socialists? Why now?In The Socialist Awakening author John B. Judis, who brilliantly explained the rise of populism and national...
Author: Margaret Sullivan | Narrator: Amanda Carlin
Release Date: July 14, 2020
Ghosting the News tells the most troubling media story of our time: How democracy suffers when local news dies. Reporting on news-impoverished areas in the U.S. and around the world, America's premier media critic, Margaret Sullivan, charts...
Author: Will Doig | Narrator: Will Doig
Release Date: April 28, 2020
The story of the world's most audacious infrastructure project.Less than a decade ago, China did not have a single high-speed train in service. Today, it owns a network of 14,000 miles of high-speed rail, far more than the rest of the world combined....
Author: Krithika Varagur | Narrator: Priya Ayyar
Release Date: April 21, 2020
Journalist Krithika Varagur's Da'wa chronicles the House of Saud as it systematically transforms the Muslim world in its own image, in one of the major imperial projects in today's world, on par with China's economic diplomacy. Since 1979, Saudi Arab...
Author: Atossa Araxia Abrahamian | Narrator: Bernadette Dunne
Release Date: April 14, 2020
The buying and selling of citizenship has become a legitimate, thriving business in just a few years. Entrepreneurs are renouncing America and Europe in favor of tax havens in the Caribbean with the help of a cottage industry of lawyers, bankers, and...
Author: Haley Sweetland Edwards | Narrator: Thérèse Plummer
Release Date: March 03, 2020
A behind-the-scenes look at the powerful courts that decide when international trade is legal or not. Does their rise mark a huge boon for corporations to challenge the power of sovereign nation-states?International trade deals have become vastly com...
Author: Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Narrator: P.J. Ochlan
Release Date: February 11, 2020
What can the massive protests that have roiled Hong Kong and the harsh repressive moves made against activists tell us about where this special metropolis is heading? And about how a resurgent China under strongman rule is challenging and reshaping t...
Author: William Wheeler | Narrator: William Wheeler
Release Date: January 14, 2020
The real story behind El Salvador's MS-13 gang and how they have perpetuated three generations of conflict and led to scores of migrants seeking a new life in the United States.Born in Los Angeles, the gang MS-13 was founded in the 1980s by Salvadora...
Author: Fatima Bhutto | Narrator: Soneela Nankani
Release Date: September 24, 2019
A lively, inside look at how Bollywood, Turkish soap operas, and K-Pop are challenging America's cultural dominance around the world.There is a vast cultural movement emerging from beyond the Western world. Truly global in its range and allure, it is...
Author: David Kaye | Narrator: Andrew Eiden
Release Date: June 04, 2019
Who polices speech online? Who is in charge?"There is an epidemic sweeping the world," the Nigerian Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, said. "It is the epidemic of fake news. Mixed with hate speech, it is a disaster waiting to happen." Some argue...
Author: Masha Gessen and Misha Friedman | Narrator: Masha Gessen
Release Date: March 05, 2019
"A book that belongs on the shelf alongside The Gulag Archipelago. -- Kirkus Reviews"A short, haunting and beautifully written book." -- The Wall Street JournalThe Gulag was a monstrous network of labor camps that held and killed millions of prisoner...