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The Guardian's political editor, Heather Stewart, and deputy political editor, Jessica Elgot, are joined by commentators, experts and politicians to unpack the week's biggest stories in politics. On Politics Weekly Extra, Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland speaks with some of the Guardian’s US team about the latest from the 2020 presidential election campaign
 
Barnaby Slater talks to guests about their experiences with fame. If you like what you hear please click the subscribe button, send us any thoughts or questions you have in the comments section and rate the podcast out of 5 stars. Thanks so much for listening! Follow Almost Famous on: Twitter: @podalmostfamous Instagram: almostfamousthepodcast More info at www.almostfamousthepodcast.com Enquiries: almostpodcastfamous@gmail.com Listen to Barnaby's other podcast It's Your Funeral Link: https:/ ...
 
We look at what it takes to be a leader and how some people like Boris Johnson are blessed with a Teflon coat so nothing sticks. It is the court jester phenomenon. The antiestablishment. However the original idea of the Court Jester was an important part of the Sovereign's court as he was the only person allowed free speach to criticise the King (or Queen) in order to ground them and remind them they are not Gods. But being an object of ridicule themselves (with less perceived responsibility ...
 
The authoritative source for independent rigorous high-quality academic research on UK-EU relations. Listen to our Brexit and Beyond podcast here: https://soundcloud.com/user-941630307 #Brexit #Brexit2016 #Economy #Brexitfacts #politics #Europe #podcasts #JohnCurtice #Generalelection #TheUKinaChangingEurope #partypolitics #Brexitvote #Facts #BrexitBreakdown #Parliament #EuropeanUnion #Referendum2016 #Leave #Remain #impartial #news #UnitedKingdom #AnandMenon #SimonUsherwood #NorthernIreland # ...
 
Coronavirus! Climate! Brexit! Trump! Politics has never been more unpredictable, more alarming or more interesting: Talking Politics is the podcast that tries to make sense of it all. Every week David Runciman and Helen Thompson talk to the most interesting people around about the ideas and events that shape our world: from history to economics, from philosophy to fiction. What does the future hold? Can democracy survive? How crazy will it get? This is the political conversation that matters ...
 
Featuring Patrick Henningsen's Sunday Wire Radio Show broadcasting LIVE on Alternate Current Radio Network SUNDAY 12pm-3pm EST / 5pm-8pm GMT. Three hours of power-packed talk radio covering top news stories of the week from 21st Century Wire, and featuring guests from around the world guaranteed to stimulate your mind. Strap yourselves in and lower the blast shield – this is your brave new world.
 
The Art of Controversy (or The Art of Being Right) (Die Kunst, Recht zu Behalten) is a short treatise written in 1831 by the German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer in which he presents thirty-eight methods of gaining an unfair advantage in a debate and thereby being right even if you are wrong. Schopenhauer champions the virtue of dialectical argument, in his view wrongly neglected by philosophers in favour of logic, and goes on to discuss the distinction between our conscious intellectual p ...
 
Welcome to Politically Speaking, Scotland’s flagship political podcast brought to you from the editorial team of the award-winning Holyrood magazine. Whether you are more interested in what politicians do to relax than what they actually do in the parliament, this is the podcast where you will get the full skinny on politics, policy, and pure nonsense. Join Mandy Rhodes and Liam Kirkaldy, as they are joined by commentators, politicians and experts as they chew the political fat and spit it o ...
 
Based on his live one man show Rock N Roll Politics, the broadcaster and author, Steve Richards, takes a weekly behind the scenes tour of UK politics and the media that shapes the way we view the epic political dramas. The future is ridiculously unpredictable and the past is so easy to misread. Subscribe to your weekly guide through seismic times.
 
Welcome to the Mile End Institute podcast. We bring together politicians, commentators, academics, students, and members of the public to discuss and debate the major challenges facing the country in a fast-moving and ever-changing world. If you are interested in finding out more about what we do, and how you can get involved, please see our website and sign up to our mailing list: qmul.ac.uk/mei
 
Partly Political Broadcast is a weekly comedy podcast dissecting the previous week's political news. Every show has in-depth looks at issues, interviews with people who know things and top level satirical commentary from comedian Tiernan Douieb who really doesn't understand politics all that much. One of The Observer's Top Ten Political Podcasts of 2018. ‘Very funny but fiercely political’ – Time Out www.partlypoliticalbroadcast.co.uk Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/partlypoliti ...
 
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SAGE warned that the second wave of Covid-19 could be worse than the first, and that the whole of England could be in Tier-3 by Christmas, reports today claim. With Emmanuel Macron also expected to announce another national lockdown in France tonight, can Boris Johnson continue to resist doing the same? Cindy Yu speaks to James Forsyth and Isabel H…
 
Photo: The Tory mill. The original genuine experiment is published this day http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Tory MPs continue to rebel against Boris Johnson over the new virus shutdowns. @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion https://www.ft.com/content/81c60c33-7295-4896-8b58-13b697…
 
Nadhim Zahawi, Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Minister joins Julia to discuss the Prime Minister's refusal to change his position on free school meal vouchers. Founder of Childline, Dame Esther Rantzen tells Julia she believes the Government should change tack. Councillor Heather Scott OBE, Leader of Darlington Council on the impacts a Ti…
 
A government with a big majority faces a dizzying array of critics less than a year since its election victory -some of its own MPs highlight forensically what's wrong with the 'world beating Test and Trace' system, Marcus Rashford is once again the voice of the poor with support across the country and Andy Burnham becomes a potent voice of protest…
 
Congressional Scholar Norm Ornstein and historian Heather Cox Richardson join Christiane Amanpour to examine the many shortcomings of America's democracy exposed by this election. 'Sapiens' author Yuval Harari shares why he gave his best-selling book the cartoon treatment and how we as a species are faring in this pandemic. Hari Sreenivasan speaks …
 
In EP #346 of SUNDAY WIRE SHOW we spoke with special guest George Szamuely, Senior Research Fellow, Global Policy Institute and author of Bombs for Peace: NATO’s Humanitarian War on Yugoslavia, about what to make of this most unusual 2020 US Election and where it rates alongside previous races, as well as breaking down what people need to be lookin…
 
Ireland will be looking to secure a bonus-point victory over France in Paris tomorrow, which would see them win this year's Six Nations championship title.England are expected to comprehensively beat Italy earlier in the afternoon, putting them ahead of Ireland on points difference.Paul Wallace joined us for The Last Word on Sport to assess Ireland…
 
Former Labour MP and Minister the Rt Hon Caroline Flint joins Martin and Steve to talk about the future of Labour and much more. Caroline tells us why she is a ‘Labour moderate’ and why she voted for Theresa May’s Brexit deal. We discuss the political split between towns and cities, as well as the link between climate change and economic renewal — …
 
The BBC has told employees they must not bring the corporation "into disrepute" in new guidance on social media use.Staff are instructed to refrain from criticising colleagues in public and to maintain impartiality on matters of public policy, politics or "controversial subjects".They are also advised to avoid expressing bias through likes, follows…
 
French member of parliament Nathalie Loiseau talks to Christiane Amanpour about the terrorist attack in Nice. Stars of "The West Wing" Dulé Hill and Richard Schiff talk about why, and how, the cast reunited to encourage voter turnout in 2020. Then, next week marks 25 years since the assassination of Israel’s then Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. Veter…
 
ASTI leaders have met today to consider a decision by its members to support industrial action over COVID-19 safety in schools and equal pay.Secondary teachers voted in favour of action on a number of issues earlier this week, including a redefinition of what constitutes a close contact in the classroom, test turnaround times of 24 hours and provis…
 
President Trump’s effect on domestic policy in his first term has been modest and mostly reversible. The real impact of his blow-it-up style has been felt in the corrosion of an already poisonous political culture. How has his brand of anti-politics changed America? Trump supporters at one of his last rallies before election day and his former pres…
 
Minister Damien English has been criticised for saying that "clothes are not essential" during an appearance on Prime Time last night.He insisted that the essential and non-essential retail list was not confusing, despite presenter Miriam O'Callaghan pointing out that she could buy a bottle of wine, but not a pair of socks for her son.Does the gove…
 
NYT ANONYMOUS source is 100% hoax. STEELE source is an angry girl in Cyprus.The Duran: Episode 720.'Mid-Level Douche Bag': Miles Taylor Blasted After 'Anonymous' Revealhttps://www.zerohedge.com/political/mid-level-douche-bag-miles-taylor-blasted-after-anonymous-reveal*****ALWAYS STAY CONNECTED*****CHAT ROOMS & NOTIFICATIONS, THE DURAN DISCORD SERVE…
 
Dominic Raab, Foreign Secretary joins Julia to discuss Labour suspending Jeremy Corbyn over reaction to anti-Semitism report. Robert Halfon, Chair of the Education Select Committee and Tory MP for Harlow describes what the news of Corbyn's suspension means for Jewish people. Julia clashes with Ken Livingstone, Former Mayor of London as he defends C…
 
The staggering extent of illegal fishing, and its human and environmental costs, are only just becoming clear. We ask how to put a shadowy industry on a more even keel. The old guard likes to mock millennial investors, but they’re changing finance, possibly for the better. And as Berlin’s shiny new airport opens we ask: why is it nine years late? F…
 
The staggering extent of illegal fishing, and its human and environmental costs, are only just becoming clear. We ask how to put a shadowy industry on a more even keel. The old guard likes to mock millennial investors, but they’re changing finance, possibly for the better. And as Berlin’s shiny new airport opens we ask: why is it nine years late? F…
 
Richard Porritt and Steve Anglesey return to shine a light on another week in politics - this time in the US. They have an all-star commentator roll-call to preview next week's showdown between Joe Biden and likely Armageddon, with James Ball, Bonnie Greer and John Kampfner all sharing their thoughts. Back in the UK, the pair discuss the latest tie…
 
It’s been hard to turn on a TV, look up a news site or watch anything online recently that hasn’t related to Donald Trump, Joe Biden or the United States Presidential Election.But as an island nation far removed from the drama of the Democrat vs Republican stoush, why should Australians care about who is the next President of the United States? In …
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1935 [Group in front of Department of Justice Building, Washington, D.C.] http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Bidens, the FBI, the DOJ and money-laundering. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO https://www.nationalreview.com/news/fbi-investiga…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1920 Union Paving Co. At work paving in front of U.S. Supreme Court II http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Roberts court may be restaging the famous 1937 "Switch in time saves nine" to hold off court-packing. @AndrewCMcCarthy @N…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 2006 sts121-324-026 - STS-121 - View of the Strait of Hormuz taken from the orbiter AFD during STS-121 / Expedition 13 joint operations http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Major weapons systems for the Middle East to defends from Ir…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 2006 The city of Dubai, one of the seven emirates that comprise the United Arab Emirates, is seen from aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) as it pulls into port. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Urgent demand for …
 
Image: Wartime censorship board Mary O’Grady: @MaryAnastasiaOG; WSJ editorial board; The Americas column; in re: Cuban journalist. Castro kept saying he believed in democracy but refused to have elections; encroached on journalists. Some journalists took his side and turned on their colleagues: it was journalists who did unethical thing to their ow…
 
Image: Making paper money, Bureau of Printing and Engraving, Washington, D.C. Veronique de Rugy, @veroderugy, Mercatus Center, in re: Economy grew 7.4% in the third quarter—a staggeringly good pace. Demand for $2.2 trillion in compensation for Americans’s being stuck at home. Why doe we need money fro Congress? Lack of humility, as though that’d do…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1944 Kingman (vicinity), Arizona. A scene in the desert mountain type of country in which tungsten ore is mined. Giant cactus, sage brush, and fouquiera (?) represent the vegetation of this area. The size of the cactus is illustrated by comparison with a lady and an automobile in the foreground http://Jo…
 
Image: Moral character: Frontispiece from Epistre Morales Victor Davis Hanson: @VDHanson; Hoover Institution, in re: Mr Biden has been in a basement for 6, 7, 8 mos, What do we make of him? He’s a vessel; is there because Bernie Sanders and AOC decided not to lave, so when Bloomberg failed, AOC and crew demanded a specifically socialist govt. When …
 
Image: America needs you in the foreign policy picture. Take part in Great Decisions. Victor Davis Hanson: @VDHanson; Hoover Institution, in re: NRO, looking at he two candidates in four matters. Foreign policy: Mr Biden has not given us a detailed view of his policies; we can assume it won’t be discontinuous with Obama policy. Trump has made peace…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1943 Rear of Catherine Davis, steamboat http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The GDP growth exceeds everything everyone every time. @TreasurySpox @MonicaCrowley Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Public Affairs…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. Naval Base Philadelphia-Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, Dry Dock No. 4, Broad Street south of Government Avenue, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The closing arguments of the campaigns include t…
 
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