528 episodes

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

The Audio Long Read The Guardian

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

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

    ‘Dig coal to save the climate’: the folly of Cumbria’s plans for a new coalmine

    ‘Dig coal to save the climate’: the folly of Cumbria’s plans for a new coalmine

    Supporters of a new coalmine have argued that it will reduce global warming and create green jobs. How could such absurd claims have gained any credibility? By Rebecca Willis. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod

    • 26 min
    ‘A united nations of crime’: how Marbella became a magnet for gangsters – podcast

    ‘A united nations of crime’: how Marbella became a magnet for gangsters – podcast

    The new international crime organisations have made Marbella their centre of operations. And as violence rises, the police lag far behind. By Nacho Carretero and Arturo Lezcano. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod

    • 29 min
    From the archive: The race to save a dying language – podcast

    From the archive: The race to save a dying language – podcast

    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, from 2016: The discovery of Hawaii Sign Language in 2013 amazed linguists. But as the number of users dwindles, can it survive the twin threats of globalisation and a rift in the community? By Ross Perlin. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod

    • 32 min
    The knackerman: the toughest job in British farming – podcast

    The knackerman: the toughest job in British farming – podcast

    Between accidents, disease and bad weather, farm animals are prey to so many disasters that dedicated professionals are called out to dispose of the casualties. It’s a grim task, and one that’s only getting more difficult. By Bella Bathurst. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod

    • 29 min
    ‘As borders closed, I became trapped in my Americanness’: China, the US and me – podcast

    ‘As borders closed, I became trapped in my Americanness’: China, the US and me – podcast

    I’ve long nursed vague plans of moving back to China for a few years, to solidify my place there. But with each year that passes in the US, such a move gets harder and harder to make. By Angela Qian. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod

    • 31 min
    From the archive: The resistible rise of Marine Le Pen – podcast

    From the archive: The resistible rise of Marine Le Pen – podcast

    We are raiding the Audio Long Read archives and bringing you some classic pieces from years past, with new introductions from the authors. This week, from 2017: For years, she has accused French journalists of bias against her family and her party. Yet Marine Le Pen has managed to lead the far-right Front National into the political mainstream – and she couldn’t have done it without the press. By Scott Sayare. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
3 Ratings

3 Ratings

Top Podcasts In Society & Culture

Listeners Also Subscribed To

More by The Guardian