The Year in Sound: An Audio Time Capsule of 2018
Between the government shutdowns that bookended the year, there were furious standoffs over a border wall; shootings at a high school, a bar, a grocery store, a synagogue; devastating wildfires in California. Handshakes and promises shared with autocrats in North Korea and Russia. Powerful men brought down by #MeToo or trying to make a comeback, and a Supreme Court nominee accused, then elevated to the bench. Questions about a murdered journalist, about election interference, about how much Facebook knew. A midterm vote that delivered one of the most diverse — and divided — governments in American history. Here’s what 2018 sounded like.
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‘Trump of the Tropics’: How Brazil’s President Came to Power
Two Crashes, a Single Jet: The Story of Boeing’s 737 Max
The Mosque Attacks in New Zealand
The Family That Profited From the Opioid Crisis
Bribing Their Way Into College
How ‘Medicare for All’ Would Work (or Not Work)
Part 3: What to Expect When You’re Expecting (the Mueller Report)
Part 2: What to Expect When You’re Expecting (the Mueller Report)
Reckoning With the Real Michael Jackson
Promise and Peril of the Green New Deal
Silicon Valley’s Military Dilemma
What Happened to Lindsey Graham?
Part 1: What to Expect When You’re Expecting (the Mueller Report)
Why the North Korea Deal Fell Apart (Again)
The Testimony of Michael Cohen
A Fraudulent Election in North Carolina
What Hollywood Keeps Getting Wrong About Race
Why Controlling 5G Could Mean Controlling the World
The American Women Who Joined ISIS
How New York Lost Amazon