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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

    How globalisation has transformed the fight for LGBTQ+ rights

    How globalisation has transformed the fight for LGBTQ+ rights

    Much progress has been made in attitudes towards sexual equality and gender identity – but in many places a dramatic backlash by conservative forces has followed. By Mark Gevisser. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod

    • 34 min
    From the archives: The last Nazi hunters

    From the archives: The last Nazi hunters

    We are raiding the Audio Long Reads archives and bringing you some classic pieces from years past, with new introductions from the authors. This week: since 1958, a small department of Germany’s government has sought to bring members of the Third Reich to trial. A handful of prosecutors are still tracking down Nazis, but the world’s biggest cold-case investigation will soon be shut down. By Linda Kinstler. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod

    • 37 min
    'Pure, liquid hope': what the vaccine means to me as a GP – podcast

    'Pure, liquid hope': what the vaccine means to me as a GP – podcast

    For almost a year our small clinic has been struggling with the horrors of the coronavirus pandemic. So being able to give our staff and most vulnerable patients their first doses of the vaccine has been a real turning point. By Gavin Francis.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod

    • 28 min
    'I just needed to find my family': the scandal of Chile's stolen children – podcast

    'I just needed to find my family': the scandal of Chile's stolen children – podcast

    At two months old, Maria Diemar was flown to Sweden to be adopted. Years later, she tracked down her birth mother, who said her baby had been taken against her will. Now investigations are showing that she was one of thousands stolen from their parents. By Aaron Nelsen. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod

    • 35 min
    From the archive: 'A reckoning for our species': the philosopher prophet of the Anthropocene

    From the archive: 'A reckoning for our species': the philosopher prophet of the Anthropocene

    We are raiding the Audio Long Reads archives and bringing you some classic pieces from years past, with new introductions from the authors. This week: Timothy Morton wants humanity to give up some of its core beliefs, from the fantasy that we can control the planet to the notion that we are ‘above’ other beings. His ideas might sound weird, but they’re catching on. By Alex Blasdel. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod

    • 41 min
    Brazilian butt lift: behind the world's most dangerous cosmetic surgery – podcast

    Brazilian butt lift: behind the world's most dangerous cosmetic surgery – podcast

    The BBL is the fastest growing cosmetic surgery in the world, despite the mounting number of deaths resulting from the procedure. What is driving its astonishing rise? By Sophie Elmhirst. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod

    • 36 min

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