Short story: Tough Times All Over by Joe Abercrombie, from Rogues, edited by Gardner Dozois and George R. R. Martin. Highly Recommended.
Poem: El Tigre Market by Juan Delgado, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast, from April 2018.
Essay: Michael Sandel on Bertrand Russell, listed to on the BBC’s the Reith Lectures podcast, from September 2017. Highly Recommended.