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The Effects of China’s One-Child Policy, and a Final Interview with Toni Morrison

The documentarian Nanfu Wang explores the traumatic effects of one of the biggest social experiments in history. The New Yorker airs its last interview with the late writer Toni Morrison. And drones promise to change the way we shop, migrate, and even fight wars, but, for the professional drone racers Jordan Temkin, Zachry Thayer, and Travis McIntyre, the machines promise something else: adrenaline.


Toni Morrison Talks with Hilton Als

The Nobel laureate on her last novel, writing in the modern era, and how her father shaped her understanding of the world.


The Rippling Effects of China’s One-Child Policy

Nanfu Wang grew up under China’s one-child policy. But it wasn’t until she became pregnant that she began to question the law.


Ian Frazier Among the Drone Racers

The New Yorker’s Ian Frazier, holding on for dear life, looks at the birth of a new sport: high-speed drone racing.


An earlier version of this episode stated that the filmmaker Nanfu Wang is an only child. Wang has one sibling.

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