A riveting tale of electoral fraud – podcasts of the week

The makers of Serial examine a string of voter irregularities. Plus: how conspiracy theories and wellness overlap, and Esther Perel meets a couple struggling at work and at home The Improvement AssociationOn first impressions, the latest podcast from the makers of Serial looks set to be a riveting, slow burn tale of US election fraud, in the same way that their recent hit Nice White Parents was a riveting, slow burn tale of continued segregation in the US schools system. In Bladen County, North Carolina, absentee ballots lead to the election of the first black sheriff in 2010. But what, if anything, did this have to do with the congressional race in Bladen in 2018, voided due to fraud? Zoe Chace investigates. Hannah J Davies Continue reading...

The makers of Serial examine a string of voter irregularities. Plus: how conspiracy theories and wellness overlap, and Esther Perel meets a couple struggling at work and at home

The Improvement Association
On first impressions, the latest podcast from the makers of Serial looks set to be a riveting, slow burn tale of US election fraud, in the same way that their recent hit Nice White Parents was a riveting, slow burn tale of continued segregation in the US schools system. In Bladen County, North Carolina, absentee ballots lead to the election of the first black sheriff in 2010. But what, if anything, did this have to do with the congressional race in Bladen in 2018, voided due to fraud? Zoe Chace investigates. Hannah J Davies

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