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‘1619,’ Episode 4: How the Bad Blood Started

9/14/2019
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Today on “The Daily,” we present Episode 4 of “1619,” a New York Times audio series hosted by Nikole Hannah-Jones. You can find more information about it at nytimes.com/1619podcast. Black Americans were denied access to doctors and hospitals for decades. From the shadows of this exclusion, they pushed to create the nation’s first federal health care programs. Guests: Jeneen Interlandi, a member of The New York Times’s editorial board and a writer for The Times Magazine, and Yaa Gyasi, the...

Duration:00:40:04

The Third Democratic Debate

9/13/2019
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Just 10 candidates qualified for the stage in Houston, but that didn’t change some recurring themes: Joe Biden was again the target of fierce scrutiny, and health care was a central point of contention. But what else did we learn? Guest: Alexander Burns, who covers national politics for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Background reading: repeatedly invoking his old boss’s namesome potential vulnerabilities that this debate...

Duration:00:29:52

An Interview With Andrew Yang, the Outsider at Tonight’s Democratic Debate

9/12/2019
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Andrew Yang, a former tech executive, remains one of the least known candidates in a Democratic presidential field that includes senators, mayors, a governor and a former vice president. But by focusing on the potential impact of automation on jobs, he has attracted surprisingly loyal and passionate support. One of our technology writers has been following his campaign since before it officially began. Guests: Andrew Yang, a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination; and Kevin...

Duration:00:32:50

John Bolton Is Fired. Or Did He Resign?

9/11/2019
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John Bolton, the national security adviser, was ousted after fundamental disputes with President Trump over how to handle foreign policy challenges like Afghanistan, Iran and North Korea. But the two men disagreed about how they parted ways. Guest: Peter Baker, the chief White House correspondent for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Background reading: a fundamental disagreement over foreign policy Here is a short list of possibilities

Duration:00:22:08

A Historic Peace Plan Collapses

9/10/2019
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President Trump abruptly called off negotiations between the United States and the Taliban that could have ended the war in Afghanistan and canceled a secret meeting at Camp David. We look at how a historic peace deal went off the rails. Guest: Peter Baker, the chief White House correspondent for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Background reading: canceled a secret meeting at Camp David and called off the talksWhat jarred many Afghans

Duration:00:24:48

Parliament Strikes Back in Britain

9/9/2019
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In a battle over what kind of democracy would prevail in Britain, Prime Minister Boris Johnson seemed to have gained the upper hand by cutting Parliament out of Brexit — until last week. Guest: Mark Landler, the London bureau chief of The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Background reading: has found lawmakers in his Conservative Party to be much more rebelliousthe “bromance” between Mr. Johnson and Mr. Trumpwho appeared to revel in the...

Duration:00:29:03

‘1619,’ Episode 3: The Birth of American Music

9/7/2019
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Today on “The Daily,” we present Episode 3 of “1619,” a New York Times audio series hosted by Nikole Hannah-Jones. You can find more information about it at nytimes.com/1619podcast. Black music, forged in captivity, became the sound of complete artistic freedom. It also became the sound of America. Guest: Wesley Morris, a critic-at-large for The New York Times. This episode contains explicit language. Background reading: Wesley Morris writesRead more from the project here

Duration:00:35:33

The Secret Push to Strike Iran

9/6/2019
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For almost two decades, the United States and Israel have tried to stop Iran from developing nuclear weapons. Israeli leaders — including the current prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu — have pushed for a military strike on Iran, a prospect that American presidents have long opposed. But a Times investigation reveals a secret history that shows how close the three countries came to war. Guest: Mark Mazzetti, a Washington investigative correspondent for The New York Times. For more...

Duration:00:30:12

Walmart Enters the Gun Control Debate

9/5/2019
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A month after a gunman killed 22 people at a Walmart store in El Paso, the nation’s largest retailer, said that it would stop selling ammunition used for handguns and military-style weapons and call on Congress to consider a new ban on assault rifles. We look at what Walmart’s move means, and how corporate America could play a role in curbing the epidemic of gun violence. Guest: Andrew Ross Sorkin, a financial columnist for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit...

Duration:00:29:20

The Sudden-Death Phase of the Democratic Primary

9/4/2019
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The Democratic presidential race has entered a phase that is specifically designed to reward front-runners and push out lesser-known candidates. We look at how that will influence the campaign. Guest: Alexander Burns, who covers national politics for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Background coverage: Here’s a look at the state of the raceintended and unintended consequences of the Democratic National Committee’s new debate...

Duration:00:26:18

A Potential Peace Deal With the Taliban

9/3/2019
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After months of negotiations in Qatar, the United States appeared to have reached an agreement with the Taliban that could take a step to end America’s longest-running war. We spoke with our colleague about what he learned while covering the peace talks. Guest: Mujib Mashal, a senior correspondent for The New York Times based in Afghanistan. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Background coverage: had reached an agreement “in principle” with the Afghan...

Duration:00:26:53

’1619,’ Episode 2: The Economy That Slavery Built

8/31/2019
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Today on “The Daily,” we present Episode 2 of “1619,” a New York Times audio series hosted by Nikole Hannah-Jones. You can find more information about it at nytimes.com/1619podcast. The institution of slavery turned a poor, fledgling nation into a financial powerhouse, and the cotton plantation was America’s first big business. Behind the system, and built into it, was the whip. Guests: Matthew Desmond, a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine and the author of “Evicted,” and...

Duration:00:33:17

Political Mayhem in Britain and Italy

8/30/2019
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Two battles over the meaning of democracy are now playing out in Europe. We look at the political power maneuvers this week in Britain and Italy. Guest: Katrin Bennhold, the Berlin bureau chief for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Background coverage: his decision to suspend Parliamentpromised to speed up Brexit negotiationsform a new government that sidelined Matteo Salvinithe future of liberal democracy in the European Union

Duration:00:23:43

Why Uber Still Can’t Make a Profit

8/29/2019
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Uber transformed American transportation and changed the United States economy. But a decade after its founding, the once-swaggering company is losing more money and growing more slowly than ever. What happened? Guest: Mike Isaac, a technology reporter for The New York Times and the author of “Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber.” For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Background coverage: competitors and critics are moving in

Duration:00:25:51

Why the Amazon Is Burning

8/28/2019
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More than 26,000 fires have been recorded inside the Amazon rainforest in August alone, leading to global calls for action. But Brazil’s government has told the rest of the world to mind its own business. Guest: Ernesto Londoño, the Brazil bureau chief for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Background coverage: began a military operation to battle the fireswhich prioritizes economic development over environmental protectionswhat we know...

Duration:00:25:14

How the U.S.-China Trade War Hurts the Rest of the World

8/27/2019
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At the Group of 7 summit in France, President Trump seemed determined to prove that he can wage a trade war with China without hurting the economy. But there are already signs of distress. Guest: Peter S. Goodman, an economics correspondent for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Background coverage: can’t do both at the same timeshifted his tone on the trade war yet again

Duration:00:23:24

The First Women to Report Jeffrey Epstein

8/26/2019
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This episode contains descriptions of sexual assault. Nearly a decade before any police investigation into Jeffrey Epstein’s predatory actions toward young girls, two sisters came forward to say they had been lured in and abused by the financier and his companion, Ghislaine Maxwell. Now that he’s dead, the sisters are wrestling with what might have happened if someone had listened. Guests: Mike Baker, a national correspondent for The New York Times, spoke with Maria and Annie Farmer, and...

Duration:00:34:00

Introducing ‘1619,’ a New York Times Audio Series

8/23/2019
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Four hundred years ago, in August 1619, a ship carrying more than 20 enslaved Africans arrived in the English colony of Virginia. No aspect of the country that would be formed here has been untouched by the 250 years of slavery that followed. “1619,” a New York Times audio series, examines the long shadow of that fateful moment. Today, instead of our usual show, we present Episode 1: “The Fight for a True Democracy.” Host: Nikole Hannah-Jones, who writes for The New York Times Magazine....

Duration:00:44:01

What the 2020 Campaign Sounds Like

8/22/2019
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Song playlists at presidential campaign rallies can be about more than music — they can reflect a candidate’s values, political platform, identity and target audience. We examine the role of these playlists in the 2020 campaign. Guest: Astead W. Herndon, who covers national politics for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Background reading: Turn your sound on

Duration:00:30:29

What American C.E.O.s Are Worried About

8/21/2019
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For decades, American corporations have prized profits for shareholders above all else. Now, the country’s most powerful chief executives say it’s time to do things differently. What’s driving that change? Guest: Andrew Ross Sorkin, a financial columnist for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Background reading: argued that companies must invest in employees Andrew Ross Sorkin writes in his latest column

Duration:00:25:23