Welcome to a special holiday edition “The Stakes,” where we’re taking a look back at one of our best pieces from the past year — plus a little something new.
Coming up, we’ve got an extended version of music writer Hazel Cills’s interview with Khaela Maricich and Melissa Dyne, a.k.a. The Blow, on womanproducer.com — their digital archive of women making their own sonic universes. We're also featuring a poem from Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib, author of the acclaimed book, The Crown Ain’t Worth Much, called “And Who, This Time.”
The United States isn’t going to see the kind of change brought by the Arab Spring and Euromaidan—no matter how many millennials rock the vote.
Can a new, smaller iPhone mean big business for Apple? Miriam Gottfried and David Reilly are joined by Dan Gallagher to discuss the latest offering from the tech giant. Then, Paul Davies in London talks about Credit Suisse's latest troubles and what these say about too-big-to-manage banks.