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The Audio Long Reads 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 Reads 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 past six weeks have been unlike anything I’ve known': a GP on how the pandemic has changed his work

    'The past six weeks have been unlike anything I’ve known': a GP on how the pandemic has changed his work

    Following his previous in-depth account of the early days of the outbreak, Edinburgh GP Gavin Francis reports on how he and his practice have dealt with the escalating crisis since lockdown. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod

    • 30 min
    'If one of us gets sick, we all get sick': the food workers on the coronavirus front line

    'If one of us gets sick, we all get sick': the food workers on the coronavirus front line

    Low-paid women in US poultry factories are leading the struggle for fair conditions and basic safety. As Covid-19 rips through plants across the country, they have a fight on their hands. By Mya Frazier. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod

    • 33 min
    Our new series, Forgotten stories of football: Manchester United v Galatasaray, 1993

    Our new series, Forgotten stories of football: Manchester United v Galatasaray, 1993

    The Guardian has launched a brand new podcast series, Forgotten stories of football, which is something like a football version of Audio Long Reads – some of the best tales from the beautiful game that you might not have heard before, written by some of the world’s leading sports journalists. In this episode, the second in the series: few had expected much from Galatasaray in the European Cup, but United were out of their depth on the pitch, amid terrifying hostility and harassment off it. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod

    • 16 min
    Therapy under lockdown: 'I’m just as terrified as my patients are'

    Therapy under lockdown: 'I’m just as terrified as my patients are'

    In a pandemic, the best we can do to take care of one another is to stay away from one another. Even Freud at his most misanthropic could never have come up with that. By Gary Greenberg. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod

    • 20 min
    Italian lessons: what we've learned from two months of home schooling

    Italian lessons: what we've learned from two months of home schooling

    Schools in northern Italy were the first in Europe to close. Since then, teachers, parents and kids across the country have all had to adapt to a new existence – and the results have surprised everyone. By Tobias Jones. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod

    • 27 min
    How the face mask became the world's most coveted commodity

    How the face mask became the world's most coveted commodity

    The global scramble for this vital item has exposed the harsh realities of international politics and the limits of the free market. By Samanth Subramanian. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod

    • 40 min

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