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“KABUL FALLING” — In August 2021, the Taliban regained control of Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. The takeover sent shockwaves throughout the country. It forced thousands of Afghans to leave their old lives behind and embark on a hellish journey for survival. In this eight-episode podcast, Afghans themselves will tell you how it happened. You’ll hear stories about big risks, close calls, and unexpected moments of kindness — or luck — that changed everything. You’ll meet Afghan women and men from different walks of life, and even a young man who chose to fight with the Taliban — in his eyes, to protect the country he loves.
This is the story of a home ripped apart — and of a courageous new beginning.
For more, visit: http://www.kabulfalling.com/
“RESISTANCE: Stories from Ukraine” — a harrowing and inspirational journey across Ukraine in the first weeks of Russia’s invasion. While the military wages war on the frontlines, everyday citizens are picking up whatever weapons they can, including their smartphones, computers, sewing needles, and guitars. Photojournalist Laurel Chor travels to cities across the country during the Russia-Ukraine war, finding extraordinary stories that go beyond the headlines.
For more, visit: http://www.projectbrazen.com/resistance
“FAT LEONARD” — Under arrest and battling cancer, Leonard Francis, aka FAT LEONARD, is angry, and he’s talking for the first time. His explosive story will change the way you look at the U.S. Navy forever.
For more, visit: http://www.fatleonardpodcast.com
Introducing Number Go Up: Inside Crypto's Wild Rise and Staggering FallThis week on Brazen Presents, Project Brazen co-founder Tom Wright talks with Zeke Faux about his investigation into the world of crypto, and his book, Number Go Up.
Spy Valley: An Engineer's Nuclear BetrayalThis is a special preview of Spy Valley: An Engineer's Nuclear Betrayal, the latest investigative podcast from Project Brazen.
Introducing Ritually: Exploring spirituality in a secular worldJoin journalist-turned-guinea pig Nelufar Hedayat as she tries a new ritual in every episode.
Two Journalists, Two Regimes, Two Trumped-Up ArrestsReporter Neha Wadekar interviews Jason Rezaian, the Washington Post correspondent held in Iran for 544 days.
How the US Women’s Soccer Team scored their victory for equal payListen to a new season of The Closer, with six new stories of groundbreaking deals.
The Man For Whom the Underworld ShiversListen to Gateway:Cocaine, Murder, & Dirty Money in Europe.
Reporting True Crime During the Crime: Meet Mitchell ProtheroGateway host and lead reporter Mitchell Prothero shares the inside story of his new series GATEWAY: Cocaine, Murder, & Dirty Money in Europe
Free Evan Gershkovich: How a US reporter was imprisoned in Putin's RussiaHow did Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich end up wrongfully imprisoned in Russia, and what happens now?
Introducing Night of Show: Prince's Super Bowl Comeback Shakes the Music IndustryThis week on Brazen Presents, we’re sharing a preview of Night of Show, the latest podcast from Project Brazen.
The Collapse of Silicon Valley BankWe delve into the Silicon Valley Bank collapse with a special edition of The Closer Weekly.