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The Guardian's Audio Long Reads

By The Guardian

The Guardian's Audio Long Reads podcasts are a selection of the  Guardian’s long read articles which are published in the paper and online. It gives you the opportunity to get on with your day whilst listening to some of the finest journalism the Guardian has to offer: in-depth writing from around the world on immigration, crime, business, the arts and much more.

  1. 1.
    The Aldi effect: how one discount supermarket transformed the way Britain shops – podcast 03/18/2019
    44:46
  2. 2.
    Concrete: the most destructive material on Earth – podcast 03/15/2019
    32:14
  3. 3.
    Spain’s Watergate: inside the corruption scandal that changed a nation – podcast 03/11/2019
    42:37
  4. 4.
    How the world got hooked on palm oil – podcast 03/08/2019
    34:49
  5. 5.
    How the US has hidden its empire – podcast 03/04/2019
    25:01
  6. 6.
    How a Slovakian neo-Nazi got elected – podcast 03/01/2019
    51:08
  7. 7.
    The battle for the future of Stonehenge – podcast 02/25/2019
    35:30
  8. 8.
    The class pay gap: why it pays to be privileged – podcast 02/22/2019
    23:25
  1. 9.
    Super-tall, super-skinny, super-expensive: the 'pencil towers' of New York's super-rich – podcast 02/18/2019
    25:09
  2. 10.
    The Money Saving Expert: how Martin Lewis became the most trusted man in Britain – podcast 02/15/2019
    33:18
  3. 11.
    White gold: the unstoppable rise of alternative milks – podcast 02/11/2019
    32:46
  4. 12.
    How a deluge of money nearly broke the Premier League – podcast 02/08/2019
    27:46
  5. 13.
    Rwanda’s Khashoggi: who killed the exiled spy chief? – podcast 02/04/2019
    40:25
  6. 14.
    Death on demand: has euthanasia gone too far? – podcast 02/01/2019
    36:19
  7. 15.
    When the ice melts: the catastrophe of vanishing glaciers – podcast 01/28/2019
    28:14
  8. 16.
    ‘We the people’: the battle to define populism – podcast 01/25/2019
    41:05
  9. 17.
    Protein mania: the rich world’s new diet obsession – podcast 01/21/2019
    30:17
  10. 18.
    Why exercise alone won’t save us – podcast 01/18/2019
    24:45
  11. 19.
    Inside China's audacious global propaganda campaign – podcast 01/14/2019
    45:37
  12. 20.
    'A torrent of ghastly revelations': what military service taught me about America – podcast 01/11/2019
    27:51
  13. 21.
    How the murders of two elderly Jewish women shook France – podcast 01/07/2019
    47:15
  14. 22.
    Forever prisoners: were a father and son wrongly ensnared by America’s war on terror? – podcast 01/04/2019
    45:00
  15. 23.
    Invasion of the ‘frankenbees’: the danger of building a better bee – podcast 12/31/2018
    31:55
  16. 24.
    Discover the Familiar: The plastic backlash – podcast 12/28/2018
    40:17
  17. 25.
    Discover the Familiar: Yes, bacon really is killing us - podcast 12/26/2018
    38:02
  18. 26.
    Discover the Familiar: The Spectacular Power of Big Lens - podcast 12/24/2018
    49:57
  19. 27.
    How the ‘rugby rape trial’ divided Ireland – podcast 12/21/2018
    42:37
  20. 28.
    Bowel movement: the push to change the way you poo – podcast 12/17/2018
    29:02
  21. 29.
    Why we stopped trusting elites – podcast 12/14/2018
    36:19
  22. 30.
    Field of dreams: heartbreak and heroics at the World Ploughing Championships – podcast 12/10/2018
    33:14
  23. 31.
    Organised crime in the UK is bigger than ever before. Can the police catch up? – podcast 12/07/2018
    31:35
  24. 32.
    The making of an opioid epidemic – podcast 12/03/2018
    27:55
  25. 33.
    Terrorists, cultists – or champions of Iranian democracy? The wild wild story of the MEK – podcast 11/30/2018
    44:38
  26. 34.
    The plastic backlash: what's behind our sudden rage – and will it make a difference? – podcast 11/26/2018
    39:13
  27. 35.
    The paranoid fantasy behind Brexit – podcast 11/23/2018
    31:07
  28. 36.
    Inside the booming business of background music – podcast 11/19/2018
    29:20
  29. 37.
    ‘A wall built to keep people out’: the cruel, bureaucratic maze of children’s services – podcast 11/16/2018
    33:19
  30. 38.
    About time: why western philosophy can only teach us so much – podcast 11/12/2018
    21:45
  31. 39.
    Dulwich Hamlet: the improbable tale of a tiny football club that lost its home to developers, and won it back – podcast 11/09/2018
    46:09
  32. 40.
    Tommy Robinson and the far right’s new playbook – podcast 11/05/2018
    38:49
  33. 41.
    Shrinking the world: why we can't resist model villages – podcast 11/02/2018
    28:13
  34. 42.
    Could populism actually be good for democracy? – podcast 10/29/2018
    31:47
  35. 43.
    One man’s (very polite) fight against media Islamophobia – podcast 10/26/2018
    38:07
  36. 44.
    The myth of the she-devil: why we judge female criminals more harshly – podcast 10/22/2018
    32:45
  37. 45.
    Will Nissan stay once Britain leaves? How one factory explains the Brexit business dilemma – podcast 10/19/2018
    32:06
  38. 46.
    The death of consensus: how conflict came back to politics – podcast 10/15/2018
    37:48
  39. 47.
    How Robyn transformed pop – podcast 10/12/2018
    38:56
  40. 48.
    ‘This guy doesn’t know anything’: the inside story of Trump’s shambolic transition team – podcast 10/08/2018
    28:28
  41. 49.
    The business of voluntourism: do western do-gooders actually do harm? – podcast 10/05/2018
    39:55
  42. 50.
    Finally, a cure for insomnia? – podcast 10/01/2018
    35:45
  43. 51.
    A giant crawling brain: the jaw-dropping world of termites – podcast 09/28/2018
    33:01
  44. 52.
    The real Goldfinger: the London banker who broke the world – podcast 09/24/2018
    29:42
  45. 53.
    ‘Human impulses run riot’: China’s shocking pace of change – podcast 09/21/2018
    26:36
  46. 54.
    Is compassion fatigue inevitable in an age of 24-hour news? – podcast 09/17/2018
    32:46
  47. 55.
    The end of Atlanticism: has Trump killed the ideology that won the cold war? – podcast 09/14/2018
    33:56
  48. 56.
    How to be human: the man who was raised by wolves – podcast 09/10/2018
    30:44
  49. 57.
    The only way to end the class divide: the case for abolishing private schools – podcast 09/07/2018
    23:09
  50. 58.
    Denialism: what drives people to reject the truth – podcast 09/03/2018
    33:53
  51. 59.
    How TripAdvisor changed travel – podcast 08/31/2018
    40:00
  52. 60.
    BDS: how a controversial non-violent movement has transformed the Israeli-Palestinian debate – podcast 08/24/2018
    1:13:50
  53. 61.
    How Matteo Salvini pulled Italy to the far right – podcast 08/20/2018
    33:56
  54. 62.
    ‘My death is not my own’: the limits of legal euthanasia – podcast 08/17/2018
    25:15
  55. 63.
    Behemoth, bully, thief: how the English language is taking over the planet – podcast 08/13/2018
    34:07
  56. 64.
    The free speech panic: how the right concocted a crisis – podcast 08/10/2018
    37:05
  57. 65.
    How to Spend It: the shopping list for the 1% – podcast 08/06/2018
    35:29
  58. 66.
    The ugly scandal that cancelled the Nobel prize – podcast 08/03/2018
    30:34
  59. 67.
    Nevis: how the world’s most secretive offshore haven refuses to clean up – podcast 07/30/2018
    35:28
  60. 68.
    The bitter conflict over Poland’s communist history – podcast 07/27/2018
    42:06
  61. 69.
    ‘We believed we could remake ourselves any way we liked’: how the 1990s shaped #MeToo – podcast 07/23/2018
    35:31
  62. 70.
    ‘Nothing to worry about. The water is fine’: how Flint poisoned its people – podcast 07/20/2018
    35:49
  63. 71.
    The age of patriarchy: how an unfashionable idea became a rallying cry for feminism today – podcast 07/16/2018
    34:36
  64. 72.
    Why we may never know if British troops committed war crimes in Iraq – podcast 07/13/2018
    42:09
  65. 73.
    The radical lessons of a year reporting on knife crime – podcast 07/06/2018
    42:33
  66. 74.
    How to spot a perfect fake: the world’s top art forgery detective – podcast 07/02/2018
    44:05
  67. 75.
    How the resurgence of white supremacy in US sparked free speech war 06/29/2018
    43:00
  68. 76.
    Five myths about the refugee crisis – podcast 06/25/2018
    28:56
  69. 77.
    How Britain let Russia hide its dirty money – podcast 06/22/2018
    31:21
  70. 78.
    When will Britain face up to its crimes against humanity? – podcast 06/15/2018
    32:08
  71. 79.
    Has wine gone bad? – podcast 06/11/2018
    37:27
  72. 80.
    How to topple a dictator: the rebel plot that freed the Gambia – podcast 06/08/2018
    36:18
  73. 81.
    How #MeToo revealed the central rift within feminism today – podcast 06/04/2018
    26:15
  74. 82.
    Why Silicon Valley can’t fix itself – podcast 06/01/2018
    37:52
  75. 83.
    The spectacular power of Big Lens – podcast 05/25/2018
    49:02
  76. 84.
    Why we should bulldoze the business school – podcast 05/21/2018
    22:59
  77. 85.
    From Game of Thrones to The Crown: the woman who turns actors into stars – podcast 05/18/2018
    36:25
  78. 86.
    Fake it till you make it: meet the wolves of Instagram – podcast 05/14/2018
    29:18
  79. 87.
    The rise of Russia’s neo-Nazi football hooligans – podcast 05/11/2018
    32:21
  80. 88.
    How babies learn, and why robots can’t compete – podcast 05/07/2018
    27:30
  81. 89.
    Yanis Varoufakis: Marx predicted our present crisis, and points the way out – podcast 05/04/2018
    27:59
  82. 90.
    How to get rich quick in Silicon Valley – podcast 04/30/2018
    32:28
  83. 91.
    How much is an hour worth? The war over the minimum wage – podcast 04/27/2018
    43:23
  84. 92.
    The murder that shook Iceland – podcast 04/20/2018
    33:03
  85. 93.
    Homaro Cantu, the genius chef who wanted to change the world – podcast 04/16/2018
    30:45
  86. 94.
    Two minutes to midnight: did the US miss its chance to stop North Korea’s nuclear programme? – podcast 04/13/2018
    35:26
  87. 95.
    Why I’m suing over my dream internship – podcast 04/06/2018
    29:40
  88. 96.
    Perfect prams for perfect parents: the rise of the bougie buggy – podcast 03/30/2018
    26:51
  89. 97.
    Why Silicon Valley billionaires are prepping for the apocalypse in New Zealand – podcast 03/26/2018
    38:05
  90. 98.
    How many murders can a police informer get away with? – podcast 03/23/2018
    41:45
  91. 99.
    The male glance: how we fail to take women’s stories seriously – podcast 03/19/2018
    27:47
  92. 100.
    Inside the OED: can the world’s biggest dictionary survive the internet? – podcast 03/16/2018
    33:16

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