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The Audio Long Read podcast is a selection of the  Guardian’s long reads, giving you the opportunity to get on with your day while listening to some of the finest journalism the Guardian has to offer, including in-depth writing from around the world on immigration, crime, business, the arts and much more

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The Audio Long Read podcast is a selection of the  Guardian’s long reads, giving you the opportunity to get on with your day while listening to some of the finest journalism the Guardian has to offer, including in-depth writing from around the world on immigration, crime, business, the arts and much more

    From the archive: Five myths about the refugee crisis

    From the archive: Five myths about the refugee crisis

    We are raiding the Audio Long Read archives to bring you some classic pieces from years past, with new introductions from the authors. This week, from 2018: The cameras have gone – but the suffering endures. Daniel Trilling deconstructs the beliefs that still shape policy and public opinion. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod

    • 32 min
    How Putin’s invasion returned Nato to the centre stage

    How Putin’s invasion returned Nato to the centre stage

    For the first time in years, its role has become a topic of furious debate. But what do we talk about when we talk about Nato?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod

    • 39 min
    A day in the life of (almost) every vending machine in the world

    A day in the life of (almost) every vending machine in the world

    What’s behind the indestructible appeal of the robotic snack?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod

    • 42 min
    From the archive: The retired cops investigating unsolved murders in one of America’s most violent cities

    From the archive: The retired cops investigating unsolved murders in one of America’s most violent cities

    We are raiding the Audio Long Read archives to bring you some classic pieces from years past, with new introductions from the authors. This week, from 2016: A former murder capital of the US, Camden, New Jersey has created its first cold case squad. Can solving old killings help restore an embattled community’s trust in law and order?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod

    • 43 min
    ‘A disaster waiting to happen’: who was really responsible for the fire at Moria refugee camp?

    ‘A disaster waiting to happen’: who was really responsible for the fire at Moria refugee camp?

    Days after fire destroyed the overcrowded camp, six inmates were charged with arson. Greece is now opening ‘prison-like’ secure camps in the Aegean islands as part of a growing tendency to criminalise refugees. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod

    • 39 min
    The lost Jews of Nigeria

    The lost Jews of Nigeria

    Until the 1990s, there were almost no Jews in Nigeria. Now thousands have enthusiastically taken up the faith. Why?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod

    • 47 min

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A great way to access real, good quality journalism

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