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Nancy Porter reads you her selections from Time Magazine, spiced up occasionally with current news items. Time is the first (and best) news weekly in America.

Current Articles from Time Magazine
TitlePodcast DescriptionAuthor/ReaderDuration
"The Friendly Face of Europe's New Right" - Dec 10, 2018Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurtz and the populist insurgents. By Simon ShusterReader: Nancy Porter00:22:01
Health Care Voters - Nov 12, 2018Anxiety over the rising cost of health insurance became a defining issue in the 2018 election. By Haley Sweetland Edwards.Reader: Nancy Porter00:24:07
Various articles - Nov 28, 2018"In Darkness We Must Be the Light", "When Leadership Fails", "May Their Memory Be a Lesson"Reader: Nancy Porter00:21:50
"Beyond Hate" - Nov 14, 018Three articles about hate by Nancy Gibbs, Daniel Benjamin, and Malcolm GrahamReader: Nancy Porter00:18:35
"The 50 Most Influential People in Health Care" - Oct 29, 2018Four authors write about influential people in breakthroughs in medicine and health.Reader: Nancy Porter00:34:14
"What the Crisis Wreaked", "Oil Companies See Green", "The War No One Watches" - Oct 1,8,15, 2015Ian Bremmer writes about the global financial crisis. Justin Worland writes about oil. The Afghan war.Reader: Nancy Porter00:18:39
"Unlocking the Body's Defenses", "The Fight Against Cancer" - Oct 15, 2018Alice Park and Sheryl Kraft write about new treatments for cancer.Reader: Nancy Porter00:25:42
"A" NAFTA Deal Brings a Return to Status Quo", " She Said" - Oct 10, 2018NAFTA is still alive - by Justin Worland, Impact of Christine Blassey Ford's testimony - by Sweetland Edwards, Follow-upsReader: Nancy Porter00:26:10
Various Articles - Oct 3, 2018The Future of Cures by Alice Park. Trump and the Ghosts of Scandals Past by Jon Meacham. The Pope's True Power by Paul Elie.Reader: Nancy Porter00:37:11
Old Age & Racist Souls - Sep 17, 2018The Surprising Joy of Old Age, by Jeffrey Kluger. Democracy in Black: How race still enslaves the American soul, by Eddie S. Glaude.Reader: Nancy Porter00:30:15
Broken America - Sep 12, 2018How My Generation Broke America. An excerpt from the new book TAILSPIN, by lawyer & journalist Steven Brill.Reader: Nancy Porter00:32:55
Alzheimer's & Brain Smarts - Aug 20, 2018Breakthrough study suggests a lifestyle change may ward off dementia. Studies provide new insights into sharpening our mental machinery.Reader: Nancy Porter00:39:59
Various Articles - Aug 6-13, 2018Of Course a Short Attention Span Would Favor Socialism. In Elvis We Trust. An Orchard At the Bottom of a Hill. Truth In The Post-Truth Era.Reader: Nancy Porter00:17:56
Mall Death - Jul 31, 2017Why the Death of Malls Is About More Than Shopping. As malls close, more than stores are vanishing with them. By Josh Sanburn.Reader: Tony Pettit00:17:12
The End of Aids - Dec 8, 2014San Francisco's plan to reduce AIDS deaths and new HIV cases to zero. By Alice ParkReader: Tony Pettit00:22:53
Detroit's Turnup - Nov 24, 2014An unlikely deal lifts Motown out of bankruptcy, By Rana ForooharReader: Tony Pettit00:15:21
GOP Wave - Nov 17, 2014How Mitch McConnell won the day, By David Von DrehleReader: Tony Pettit00:18:00
Missing In Action - Nov, 2014Why the World Health Organization failed to stop Ebola. By Vivienne WaltReader: Tony Pettit00:14:50
Taking on Teacher Tenure - Nov 3, 2014It's really difficult to fire a bad teacher. One Silicon Valley businessman wants to change that. By Haley Sweetland EdwardsReader: Tony Pettit00:25:01
The Reinventions of Rand - Oct 27, 2014Can Rand Paul fix what ails the GOP? By Michael SchererReader: Tony Pettit00:22:02
Various articles - Oct 20, 2014The Paperless Classroom is Coming. A look at how computers will change life for parents and teachers. Battle for Democracy in Hong KongReader: Tony Pettit00:12:25
Ebola & Delta Blues - Oct 13, 2014Deadly Ebola virus lands in America by David Von Drehle; Two town meetings, two very different kinds of despair by Joe Klein.Reader: Tony Pettit00:20:44
Who's Afraid of a Little Vaccine and The 3% Economy - Oct 6, 2014The anti-vaccine movement is putting every child at risk, By Jeffrey Kluger; Why the recovery doesn't feel like one, Commentary by Rana ForooharReader: Tony Pettit00:22:08
Armed America - Sep 29, 2014Why more Americans than ever before are carrying concealed weapons. By Kate PickertReader: Tony Pettit00:15:35
Core Crash and Boxing the Black Dog - Aug 25, 2014The new education standards have created a battlefield. By Haley Edwards; A look at the link between depression and genius, By Dick CavettReader: Tony Pettit00:14:42
How Kentucky Got It Right - Aug 18, 2014How the health law became an unlikely hit in the Bluegrass State, By Steven BrillReader: Tony Pettit00:19:45
Various articles - Aug 4, 2014Athiest "churches", By Josh Sanburn; Recycle, Reuse. Reprofit. Selling your unwanted stuff. By Katy Steinmetz; WWI Influence today, By Jon MeachamReader: Tony Pettit00:18:52
No More Cold Cases - Jul 28, 2014One prosecutor takes on 11,000 rape cases, By Charlotte AlterReader: Tony Pettit00:13:35
Model Citizens - Jul 14, 2014A community in Austin is helping all of us live smarter, By Bryan WalshReader: Tony Pettit00:09:26
2030-The Year Retirement Ends - June 30, 2014Why we need to start fixing retirement now. By Rana ForooharReader: Tony Pettit00:19:41
Don't Blame Fat - Jun 26, 2014New science reveals that fat isn't what's hurting our health. By Bryan WalshReader: Tony Pettit00:29:41
Put Out the Welcome Mat and Unhappy Meals- Jun 16, 2014One Ohio city's growth strategy? Immigrants, By Alex Altman; Unhappy Meals. Michelle Obama's food fight, By Newton-SmallReader: Tony Pettit00:10:29
The Man Who Guards the Planet - Mar 9, 2014Meet the man responsible for protecting Earth from asteroids, By Jeffrey KlugerReader: Tony Pettit00:15:57
A Preemie Revolution - Jun 2, 2014Medical breakthroughs are improving the odds for premature babies. By Jeffrey KlugerReader: Tony Pettit00:22:16
Remains of the Day and Western Union - May 26, 2014The raw power of the new 9/11 museum. By Richard Lacayo; Car-centric Salt Lake City explores alternatives, By Josh SanburnReader: Tony Pettit00:15:50
Various articles - May 19, 2014President Obama is doing what most Presidents do: muddling through, By Jon Meacham; How to Tell if You Are a Racist. Commentary by Kareem Abdul-JabbarReader: Tony Pettit00:14:42
The 100 Most Influential People - May 12, 2014Time Magazine's annual look at the most influential people of the year.Reader: Tony Pettit00:19:20
Let There Be Night - Apr 28, 2014The spirtual power of darkness, By Elizabeth DiasReader: Tony Pettit00:15:41
Various articles - Apr 21, 2014Mitch McConnell's Success no longer translates to the ballot box, by Jay Newton-Small; Common Core tests spark a parent revolt, by Alex AltmanReader: Tony Pettit00:16:17
Various articles - Apr 14, 2014The Competitor. Will SEC chair Mary Jo White use her clout to rein in Wall Street. By Massimo Calbresi; Why Obamacare is here to stay. By Joe KleinReader: Tony Pettit00:25:21
Various articles - Apr 7, 2014Rise of Mumps, by Alexandra Sifferlin; Email providers get serious about security, by Harry McCracken; Commentary, by Rana ForooharReader: Tony Pettit00:10:33
Old World Order - Mar 31, 2014Russia, Crimea and a return to the Old World Order. By Robert D. Kaplan.Reader: Tony Pettit00:18:19
Marketers of the Right-Wing, Sugar Guidelines- Mar 24, 2014Conservatives, Inc. Marketers are making millions off right-wing outrage, but at what cost? by Alex Altman and Michael Scherer; New guidelines seek to curb sugar intake, by Alexandra SifferlinReader: Tony Pettit00:16:03
The Top of America - Mar 24, 2014How the new One World Trade Center fose from the rubble, by Josh SanburnReader: Tony Pettit00:21:45
Wage Warrior, A Smarter Heart-Health Test - Mar 14, 2014President Obama wants to raise the minimum wage. by Eliza Gray; Calcium's role in heart trouble, by Alice ParkReader: Tony Pettit00:15:25
Mission Impossible - Mar 3, 2014Inside the strange and complex world of airline cancellations, by Bill SaporitoReader: Tony Pettit00:19:26
The School That Will Get You a Job - Feb 24, 2014Inside the six-year high school, by Rana ForooharReader: Tony Pettit00:23:34
Quantum Leap - Feb 17, 2014Quantum Leap. Inside the tangled quest for the future of computing. by Lev GrossmanReader: Tony Pettit00:26:45
Various articles - Feb 10, 2014Disrupted, San Francisco is struggling with a housing crisis fueled by Big Tech money, by Katy Steinmetz; Time to talk about the I word. Inequality and its effects. by Rana ForooharReader: Tony Pettit00:19:47
The Art of Being Mindful - Feb 3, 2014The science of finding focus in a stressed-out, multitasking culture, by Kate PickertReader: Tony Pettit00:26:20
Can Anyone Stop Hillary? - Jan 27, 2014How to scare off your rivals without actually running (yet), by David Von DrehleReader: Tony Pettit00:22:14
The 16 Trillion Dollar Woman - Jan 20, 2014The U.S. Economy is now in her hands. What Janet Yellen will do with it, by Rana ForooharReader: Tony Pettit00:19:56
The Flat-Paycheck Recovery, Dr. will Skype You - Jan 13, 2014The Flat-Paycheck Recovery. Low-wage jobs are leading the way to recovery. by Rana Foroohar; The Doctor will Skype you now. Apps aim to replace visits. by Alexandra SifferlinReader: Tony Pettit00:07:27
The Exceptions that Prove & The Dirt on Soap - Dec 30, 2013The shortcomings of the Volcker rule. Commentary by Rana Foroohar; Antibacterial soaps may be all washed up, by Alice ParkReader: Tony Pettit00:08:24
2013 Person of the Year...Pope Francis - Dec 23, 2013The People's Pope, by Howard Chua-Eoan and Elizabeth DiasReader: Tony Pettit00:37:47
Anchors Astray - Dec, 2013How the U.S. Navy steered into an alleged supply scam that has cost taxpayers nearly $20 million, by Mark ThompsonReader: Tony Pettit00:13:15
Gridlocked Senate & GOP Ideas - Dec 9, 2013How Kirsten Gillibrand gets a gridlocked Senate to act, by Jay Newton-Small, & Commentary by Mike Murphy on the G.O.P.'s idea deficitReader: Tony Pettit00:16:56
Is Your Plan in Play? - Dec 2, 2013Is Your Plan in Play? How work-sponsored health coverage is being transformed, by Kate PickertReader: Tony Pettit00:15:33
Broken Trust - Nov 25, 201350 years after JFK's assassination, conspiracy theories endure, by David Von DrehleReader: Tony Pettit00:27:06
Born to Run - Nov 18, 2013How Chris Christie can win over the GOP, by Michael SchererReader: Tony Pettit00:13:21
The Deep Web - Nov 11, 2013The secret web where drugs, porn and murder hide online. by Lev Grossman and Jay Newton-SmallReader: Tony Pettit00:26:47
Heart of a King - Nov 4, 2013He was born to wear a crown, but Prince Charles has long aimed higher. by Catherine MayerReader: Tony Pettit00:24:34
Why Texas is our future - Oct 28, 2013What's drawing so many people to the Lone Star State, by Tyler CowenReader: Tony Pettit00:28:13
Bloomberg Unbound - Oct 21, 2013He's remade New York. Next up, the world. by Michael SchererReader: Tony Pettit00:21:00
Covered - Not! - Oct 14, 2013A range of hang-ups may keep the Affordable Care Act from covering the people who need it most, By Kate Pickert.Reader: Tony Pettit00:13:26
The Class of 2025 - Oct 7, 2013How will the class of 2025 learn and what they will pay. by Jon MeachamReader: Tony Pettit00:16:14
The New Smart Set and The $20,000 Home - Sep 30, 2013How the new Common Core standards are changing K-12 education, by Amanda Ripley; Lessons in how to build a low-cost durable house, by Belinda LuscombeReader: Tony Pettit00:19:48
The Art of Living - Sep 23, 2013The Art of Living. New studies show how creative pursuits can lengthen your life, by Jeffrey KlugerReader: Tony Pettit00:19:49
The Cult of Assad and Strange Bedgellows - Sep 16, 2013How the accidental dictator came to see himself as Syria's great protector, by Aryn Baker and Jay Newton-Small; The rise of sharecations, by Elian DocktermanReader: Tony Pettit00:18:47
Across the Red Line - Sep 9, 2013The President, who ran on an antiwar platform, finds himself dragged into Syria's civil war. by Michael CrowleyReader: Tony Pettit00:20:51
One Dream - Sep 2, 2013In some ways America has exceeded Dr. Martin Luther King Junior's visions. In others however, his to-do list remains far from finished. by Michele NorrisReader: Tony Pettit00:11:49
One Speech - Aug 26, 2013Halfway through, Dr. Martin Luther King Junior abanded his written remarks, and Presidents have been trying ever since to emulate "I Have A Dream" by Richard Norton SmithReader: Tony Pettit00:14:26
One Man - Aug 26, 2013How a preacher led the nation to a moral epiphany. by Jon MeachamReader: Tony Pettit00:18:29
Cruz Control & Sin City Meets the Low Rollers - Aug 19, 2013A look at the Tea Party's main man in the Senate. by Alex Altman; Las Vegas' gambling industry struggles to recover from its Great Recession hangover. by Bill SaporitoReader: Tony Pettit00:31:25
The Surveillance Society and The Pope and Gays - Aug 12, 2013Whatever privacy the government hasn't taken, we've already given away; Bishop Gene Robinson's comments on papal gesture toward gaysReader: Tony Pettit00:22:26
Broken City - Aug 5, 2013How Detroit's bankruptcy could help the rest of the country. by Rana ForooharReader: Tony Pettit00:16:25
After Trayvon - Jul 29, 2013The trial has ended, but the repercussions of a Florida teen's death have only just begun, by Michael Scherer and Elizabeth DiasReader: Tony Pettit00:13:13
Various articles - Jul 22, 2013What the second-grade basketball nationals says about youth-sports obsession. by Sean Gregory; The Softer Side of Pit Bulls. by Paul TullisReader: Tony Pettit00:21:47
The Happiness of Pursuit - Jul 15, 2013Why Americans are wired to be happy, and what that's doing to us. By Jeffrey KlugerReader: Tony Pettit00:23:22
Can Service Save Us? - Jul 1, 2013"Veterans are pitching in back home and helping themselves too" by Joe KleinReader: Tony Pettit00:23:38
The Geeks Who Leak - Jun 24, 2013"Why a new generation of hacktivists is driven to spill the government's secrets" by Michael ShererReader: Tony Pettit00:19:44
A is for Adaptive - Jun 17, 2013"How a tech start-up is using adaptive learning to revolutionize education." by Kayla WebleyReader: Tony Pettit00:18:14
His Kind of Town - Jun 10, 2013"Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuael is fighting both crime and failing schools. So why are people mad at him?" by David Von DrehleReader: Tony Pettit00:23:59
Various articles - Jun 3, 2013"16 Minutes. The difference between life and death for the people of Moore, OK" by David Von Drehle and Jeffrey Kluger; "A look at the Presidnt's misplaced mandate." Commentary by Rich LowryReader: Tony Pettit00:21:04
Various articles - May 25, 2013"Auditing the IRS. How the agency everyone hates went rogue." by Michael Scherer; "A Bump on the Road to Green. A look at clean energy subsidies." by Michael GrunwaldReader: Tony Pettit00:16:43
Tone & Housing - May 20, 2013"Obama's new chief of staff changes D.C. tone" by Michael Scherer; "Housing Mirage. Why rising prices aren't all good" by Rana ForooharReader: Tony Pettit00:15:50
Homeland Insecurity - May 13, 2013Do we need to sacrifice privacy to be safer? By Massimo Calabresi and Michael Crowley.Reader: Tony Pettit00:22:28
Influential People - Apr 29, 2013"Time Magazine's 100 Most most influential people in the World."Reader: Tony Pettit00:18:36
Made in the USA - Apr 22, 2013"Manufacturing is back, but where are the jobs?" by Rana Foroohar and Bill Saporito.Reader: Tony Pettit00:22:19
The Rebel & Real Estate Recovery - Apr 15, 2013"Rand Paul tries to change the GOP for 2016" by Alex Altman; "Why investors are betting on the housing rebound" by Bill SaporitoReader: Tony Pettit00:16:49
How Gay Marriage Won - Apr 8, 2013"The Supreme Court hasn't made up its mind, but America has" by David Von DrehleReader: Tony Pettit00:24:24
Various articles - Apr 1, 2013"Growing Pains. On the GOP chair's agenda: change." by Michael Scherer and Zeke Miller; "Continental Commitment Issues. Why the money woes of tiny Cyprus loom so large." by Rana ForooharReader: Tony Pettit00:12:53
Pope of the Americas - Mar 25, 2013"The first Pontiff from the New World has a lot of old problems to deal with." by Howard Chua-EoanReader: Tony Pettit00:15:41
Confidence Woman - Mar 18, 2013"Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg and her mission to reboot feminism." by Belinda LuscombeReader: Tony Pettit00:28:19
Double Trouble - March 11, 2013"Inside the unlikely - and powerful - partnership of John McCain and Lindsey Graham" by Michael CrowleyReader: Tony Pettit00:09:52
Upward Mobility and Would I Get Arrested If.. - Mar 4, 2013"Commentary on Obama's pre-K proposal" by Fareed Zakaria; "What the author learned drinking coffee with cops" by Joel SteinReader: Tony Pettit00:12:29
A Papal Benediction and Killer Asteroids - Feb 25, 2013"A Spiritual lesson from Pope Benedict XVI" by Jon Meacham; "Inside the race to stop killer asteroids from clobbering Earth." by Jeffrey KlugerReader: Tony Pettit00:18:53
Immigrant Son - Feb 18, 2013"How Mark Rubio became the new voice of the GOP." by Michael GrunwaldReader: Tony Pettit00:19:23
Relax, It's only a test and We the People - Feb 11, 2013"Relaxation techniques can calm kids' anxieties over exams" by Annie Murphy Paul; "Behind the Obama Administration's online-petition addiction" by Michael SchererReader: Tony Pettit00:23:48
Chads to Riches & Man vs Machine - Feb 4, 2013"Al Gore is focused on global change" by David Von Drehle; "Why a tech slowdown is good news for jobs" by Rana Foroohar.Reader: Tony Pettit00:17:13
The Next Gun Fight - Jan 28, 2013"Will a new campaign for gun laws quell the mass shootings that are routine in America?" by Michael SchererReader: Tony Pettit00:20:35
The Boss - Jan 21, 2013"Can New Jersey's brash governor Chris Christie bring Republicans back to center?" by Michael CrowleyReader: Tony Pettit00:18:26
Cliff Dweller - Jan 14, 2013"What the last-minute deal reveals, and why life on the fiscal edge is just beginning." by Michael GrunwaldReader: Tony Pettit00:13:01
2012 Person of the Year - Dec 31, 2012"President Barack Obama" by Michael SchererReader: Tony Pettit00:31:08
The Money Cop - Dec 24, 2012"How Gary Gensler went from making money on Wall Street to policing it." by Rana ForooharReader: Tony Pettit00:13:18
Cliff Hanger - Dec 17, 2012"What Paul Ryan's vote on the fiscal cliff deal will tell us about his political plans and the future of the GOP." by Massimo CalabresiReader: Tony Pettit00:11:40
How to Avoid the Fiscal Cliff and Vanishing Act - Dec 10, 2012"Three principles to help the U.S. avoid the fiscal cliff." by Michael Grunwald; "A breakthrough with dissolvable implants." by Alexandra SifferlinReader: Tony Pettit00:16:10
Various articles - Dec 3, 2012"Campaign 2012-The Report Card. Why the winners should listen to the reasonable arguments of the losers." Commentary by Joe Klein; "Wall Street's Bet on the Fiscal Cliff." Commentary by Rana ForooharReader: Tony Pettit00:12:13
Spyfall - Nov 26, 2012"How the fall of David Petraeus brought scandal and scrutiny to the U.S. national-security system." by Barton GellmanReader: Tony Pettit00:26:02
Why the GOP will Double Down on a Losing Strategy - Nov 19, 2012"A Look at the GOP's Next Crisis" by Michael GrunwaldReader: Tony Pettit00:12:49
For Obama, Survival is the New Winning - Novemer 19, 2012"How Obama did it" by David Von DrehleReader: Tony Pettit00:29:57
Outsmarting the Surge - Nov 12, 2012"How to prepare for the next superstorm." by Bryan WalshReader: Tony Pettit00:11:42
Lincoln to the Rescue - Nov 5, 2012"What the candidates can learn from the 16th President" by David von DrehleReader: Tony Pettit00:16:57
How the Voters Won and The New Oil and Gas Boom - Oct 29, 2012"A national push to tighten voting rules has sputtered" by Michael Grunwald; "A commentary on the energy boom" by Fareed ZakariaReader: Tony Pettit00:18:24
Aliens Among Us - Oct 22, 2012"How the seeds of life can jump from one solar system to another." by Jeffrey KlugerReader: Tony Pettit00:12:20
Blue Truth, Red Truth - Oct 15, 2012"Both parties massages the facts. Here's why it works so well." by Michael SchererReader: Tony Pettit00:21:30
The Mormon in Mitt - Oct 8, 2012"You can't understand how Mitt Romney would govern if you don't understand what he believes in." by Jon MeachamReader: Tony Pettit00:18:23
The Case for Optimism - Oct 1, 2012"Five ways the world is getting better all the time" by Bill ClintonReader: Tony Pettit00:18:32
Ad Naseum - Sep 24, 2012"How will the most expensive swing-state as campaigns in history pay off?" by Michael CrowleyReader: Tony Pettit00:12:34
One Nation On Welfare - Sep 17, 2012"Living your life on the dole." by Michael GrunwaldReader: Tony Pettit00:24:02
Interview with Barack Obama - Sep 10, 2012"The Interview. Excerpts of Barack Obama's conversation with Time's Michael Scherer"Reader: Tony Pettit00:08:53
Mitt Romney Interview - Sep 3, 2012"Excerpts of Mitt Romney's conversation with Time's Rick Stengel and Michael Crowley"Reader: Tony Pettit00:09:15

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