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Presenting: The Review, a new podcast from The Atlantic

On The Review, The Atlantic's writers and guests discuss how we entertain ourselves and how that shapes the way we understand the world. Subscribe and enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

How To Build A Happy Life: A new podcast from The Atlantic

Hello Crazy/Genius listeners. We'd like to introduce you to a new show! In this series, host Arthur Brooks digs into research and offers tools to help you live more joyfully. Join us for deep conversations with psychologists, experts, and friends of The Atlantic's Chief Happiness Correspondent. For more info, visit www.theatlantic.com/happy, or search...

Introducing: The Experiment

A new podcast from The Atlantic and WNYC Studios, The Experiment, tells stories from our unfinished country. On the first episode, host Julia Longoria tells the story of the “zone of death,” where a legal glitch could short-circuit the Constitution—a place where, technically, you could get away with murder. At a time when we’re surrounded by preventable...

Introducing New Atlantic Podcasts

The Atlantic has launched three new podcasts this year: Social Distance, Floodlines, and The Ticket. Subscribe to keep up with Atlantic journalism.Subscribe to Social Distance: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Pocket CastsSubscribe to Floodlines: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Pocket CastsSubscribe to The Ticket: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Pocket Casts Learn...

How Has Netflix Changed Entertainment?

The numbers are staggering: thousands of titles for 160 million subscribers in 190 countries. Netflix has changed where we watch -- that's obvious. But has it also changed what we watch, and how?Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Should We Be Afraid of AI in the Criminal Justice System?

Algorithms pervade our lives. They determine the news we see and the products we buy. But most Americans don’t understand how they are transforming every part of the criminal justice system—from policing and bail to sentencing and parole. Could computers make the legal system more fair? Or is it inherently unjust to put a person’s life in the hands...

Influencers: Frauds or the Future of Online Commerce?

Instagram influencers are beloved by fans and mocked by critics, but is there more to influencing than meets the eye? A look at what a growing industry can teach us about the future of life online.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The U.S. and China: A Tale of Two Surveillance States

From Beijing to Brooklyn, facial recognition is on the cutting edge of surveillance technology. But does the threat of this tech outweigh its benefits? A look at two communities living under the microscope.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

How Did the Far Right Take Over the Web?

From Charlottesville, Virginia, to Christchurch, New Zealand, the last few years have been filled with examples of online hatred spilling over into offline violence. How did the Web become one big media channel for the far right, and how can we make the Internet safe from extremism?Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

What Is Pornography Doing to Our Sex Lives?

Young people are having less sex, and access to digital pornography has never been greater. Coincidence? In this episode, we wade into the debate over pornography and determine what, if anything, can be said about its effect on our relationships.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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