Containers
Containers is an 8-part audio documentary about how global trade has transformed the economy and ourselves. Host and correspondent Alexis Madrigal leads you through the world of ships and sailors, technology and tugboats, warehouses and cranes. At a time when Donald Trump is threatening to toss out the global economic order, Containers provides an illuminating, deep, and weird look at how capitalism actually works now.
Technology
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Episode 8: Robots, Piers Full of Robots
29 min
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Episode 7: The Lost Docks
38 min
3
Episode 6: And They Won, They Won Big
29 min
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Episode 5: The America-First Ships
26 min
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Episode 4: The Hidden Side of Coffee
33 min
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Episode 3: The Ships, The Tugs, and the Port
29 min
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Episode 2: Meet the Sailors
What is life like as a modern sailor, a tiny pers…
25 min
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Episode 1: Welcome to Global Capitalism
Alexis Madrigal brings you the gripping story of …
39 min
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Introducing Containers
Containers provides an illuminating, deep, and we…
2 min