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This is a show about the power that politics and policy have in shaping our lives. Host Trymaine Lee digs into the systems and institutions that perpetuate inequality in this country and shares the stories of Americans who are trying to create change. He’s joined by everyday people and the nation’s biggest thinkers, policy makers, artists and activists to make sense of this moment in American life. This is how America sounds. This is Into America.
 
How are the things we're talking about being talked about somewhere else in the world? Gregory Warner tells stories that follow familiar conversations into unfamiliar territory. At a time when the world seems small but it's as hard as ever to escape our echo chambers, Rough Translation takes you places.
 
Winner of the 2020 Webby and People's Voice awards for best interview podcast. Ezra Klein brings you far-reaching conversations about hard problems, big ideas, illuminating theories, and cutting-edge research. Want to know how Stacey Abrams feels about identity politics? How Hasan Minhaj is reinventing political comedy? The plans behind Elizabeth Warren’s plans? How Michael Lewis reads minds? This is the podcast for you. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
In politics, you’re often told not to get lost in the weeds. But we love the weeds! That’s where politics becomes policy – the stuff that shapes our lives. Every Tuesday and Friday, Matthew Yglesias is joined by Ezra Klein, Dara Lind, Jane Coaston and other Vox voices to dig into the weeds on important national issues, including healthcare, immigration, housing, and everything else that matters. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
Post Reports is the daily podcast from The Washington Post. Unparalleled reporting. Expert insight. Clear analysis. Everything you’ve come to expect from the newsroom of The Post. For your ears. Martine Powers is your host, asking the questions you didn’t know you wanted answered. Published weekdays by 5 p.m. Eastern time.
 
The Digital Gumbo Podcast is dedicated to news and current events with an urban perspective. Hosts Nookie Bishop, Jr., T. Petty and Idris Elbow give their points of view on what’s happening around the block and around the world. Sometimes serious, sometimes funny but always thought-provoking. Download The Digital Gumbo Podcast wherever you get your podcasts and interact with the show. IG: @thedigitalgumbo Twitter: @thedigitalgumbo E-mail: thedigitalgumbo@gmail.com
 
Small Town Dicks is a podcast about the big-time crime that’s happening in Small Town, USA. Each episode features the detectives who broke the case in their small town, and includes assets like jailhouse phone calls, suspect interviews and 9-1-1 calls. The show is anchored by veteran, identical-twin detectives Dan and Dave, and hosted by actress, Yeardley Smith.
 
Every episode, legal expert Andrew and comic relief Thomas will tackle a popular legal topic and give you all the tools you need to understand the issue and win every argument you have on Facebook, with your Uncle Frank, or wherever someone is wrong on the Internet. It's law. It's politics. It's fun. We don't tell you what to think, we just set up the Opening Arguments.
 
Join host Mark Okern and his guests for a discussion of politics and society from the perspective of someone who has been forced to the left as hate has grown on the right. Mark lives in the Minneapolis - St. Paul metro, and has worked on campaigns for both sides of the aisle. He was a co-founder of a large PAC and non-partisan lobbying organization, and had sworn off of politics. That changed with the death of George Floyd, the rise of the alt-right, and an entire political party that didn' ...
 
We live in a confusing time, bombarded every day with news from around the world that can be hard to follow, or fully understand. Let Worldly be your guide. Every Thursday, senior writer Zack Beauchamp, senior foreign editor Jennifer Williams, and staff defense writer Alex Ward give you the history and context you need to make sense of the moment and navigate the world around you. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
Huddled Masses tells stories from the heart of America. Politics, culture, crime and human rights are all tackled by award-winning journalist Alex Hannaford and producer Pete Sale. Season 1, Dead Man Talking, led Alex on an investigation into the crimes and confessions of The Railroad Killer, Angel Resendiz. Season 2, Battleground, looks at the culture wars that will decide the 2020 US Election.
 
Crawlspace is a true crime show from the team behind Missing Maura Murray. Tim Pilleri and Lance Reenstierna continue their deep dives into missing persons cases, murders, robberies, and other mysteries. We also host one-off episodes with authors, criminologists, and media personalities. Cases: Erica Franolich's 1986 disappearance, Brianna Maitland's 2004 disappearance, the 1980 unsolved murder of Sheila Shepherd, Suitcase Jane Doe, Brandon Lawson's 2013 disappearance, the wrongful convictio ...
 
Originally this podcast focused exclusively on topics surrounding Spirituality. With recent events and the turmoil concerning the murder of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis Police Department along with the murders of countless others, a major paradigm shift is underway within our society. This show will expand its programming to include topics that highlight our desire to eradicate inequality, systemic racism, and to gain greater accountability from our elected leaders and the la ...
 
Weekly wrap of events of the week peppered with context, commentary and opinion by a superstar panel. Click here to support Newslaundry: http://bit.ly/paytokeepnewsfree See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
The murder of George Floyd created a moment of reflection and rededication to racial equality. But moments are ephemeral. Americans have a notoriously short attention span. How do we maintain momentum so that the moment becomes a movement? How do we translate the demands of protests into the domain of policy? Antiracist ideas are activated in antiracist policy, especially in local elections. We focus on criminal justice, economic justice, environmental justice, education, housing, health, im ...
 
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“He's everywhere — but he's not here. He's on somebody's wall. He's on somebody's billboard. … He's in a newspaper, but he's not here. He's here in spirit. But he's not here.” George Floyd has become a symbol, and a rallying cry. But what’s missing in our understanding is the man himself: a figure who was complicated, full of ambition, shaped by hi…
 
Alex speaks to Black rights campaigner and human rights attorney Nana Gyamfi. They discuss why America has become so divided under Trump's presidency, the aftermath of George Floyd's death and how race will influence the election. Battleground is presented by Alex Hannaford and produced by Peter Sale…
 
What do we call a society that—from Wall Street to Main Street, from Washington, D.C. to your local city council chambers—seems to have been uprooted from facts and time-tested fundamentals, and is being driven instead by whatever stories can be sold as truth? Ben Hunt calls it “Fiat World,” a world declared into existence. A former hedge fund mana…
 
Alex talks to Jose Genis- one of the leaders of a group called Aguilas del Desierto or “Eagles of the Desert.” Jose tells Alex about his work searching for the remains of migrants who died trying to cross into the US, plus his experiences of racism since Trump took office. He also gives his views on what he'd like to see happen with immigration pol…
 
There are few issues on which the stakes in this election are quite as stark as on health care. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden plans to pass (and Democrats largely support) a massive health care expansion that could result in 25 million additional individuals gaining health insurance. The Trump administration, as we speak, is pushing to …
 
Airdate October 25, 2020: 9 days away from the presidential election, who will sway this election? What will the outcome be and what impacts will it have around the world? Time Magazine's Charlotte Alter, former U.K. finance minister George Osborne, and Eurasia Group's Ian Bremmer join Fareed to discuss. Biden holds a strong lead in the polls, but …
 
Welcome to Crawlspace. In this episode Tim Pilleri and Lance Reenstierna speak with friend and journalist Maggie Freleng about several cases (Maura Murray, John Giuca, and more) and journalism in podcasting live from the Outlier Podcast Festival. Check out Maggie's new podcast at unjustandunsolved.com Check out the Outlier Podcast Fest at http://ou…
 
Air Date 7/5/2019 Today we take an unflinching look at Mitch McConnell and what a bad, bad man he is for basically all of the reasons. Be part of the show! Leave us a message at 202-999-3991 or email Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com SHOW NOTES Ch. 1: Money Money Money Part 1 - Embedded with Kelly McEvers and Tom Dreisbach - Air Date 6-6-19 Mitch fully embrace…
 
Today’s episode is taken from a live conversation between Larry and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo for ‘Live Talks Los Angeles’ on October 18th. The two discuss Governor Cuomo’s latest book ‘American Crisis: Leadership Lessons From the COVID-19 Pandemic’ and more. Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Governor Andrew Cuomo…
 
Help us understand what you like, or dislike, about NL Hafta before it goes behind the paywall again. Take the survey here. This week on NL Hafta, Newslaundry’s Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Raman Kirpal and Mehraj D Lone are joined by independent journalist Rohini Mohan. The panelists discuss Zee News refusing to reveal its sources to the Delh…
 
It was the last debate of the campaign, and it was less crazy than the last one. NBC’s Kristen Welker kept it on lockdown with some help from a mute button. There was also a lot more policy discussion in this debate than the last. Josh Barro talks with Tim Carney and Christine Emba about President Trump and Joe Biden’s exchanges on schools and the …
 
What record-breaking early-voter turnout means for Democrats and Republicans. How one election official is handling the “tsunami” of ballots in her Texas county. Plus, the latest on foreign election interference. Read more: Across the country, Democratic enthusiasm is propelling an enormous wave of early voting. But reporter Amy Gardner, who covers…
 
We start with the resignation of Penn State coach Pat Chambers after an internal investigation into his conduct (0:10). After the break Gary and Kyle discuss who they think is in line to replace Chambers as the next coach for the Nittany Lions (11:30). We wrap with Olivier Sarr and Jacob Toppin becoming eligible for Kentucky after clearing transfer…
 
Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker react to the second and final Trump-Biden presidential debate. They offer first impressions, discuss each candidate's effectiveness, and predict how the election might unfold moving forward. Plus, journalist Peter Hamby joins to discuss campaign advertising, media coverage, and much more!…
 
In a steroid-induced haze, Trump may have inadvertently declassified all Russia documents by Tweeting: “I have fully authorized the total Declassification of any & all documents pertaining to the single greatest political CRIME in American History, the Russia Hoax. Likewise, the Hillary Clinton Email Scandal. No redactions!” BuzzFeed News jumped on…
 
In the last days of the 2020 election, both campaigns are targeting a crucial demographic: Black men. While Black men do vote overwhelmingly Democratic, some polling shows President Trump has made inroads with young Black men and Republicans are hoping to capitalize on that momentum. The Biden team is making a push to get the Black men who may have…
 
How the government has lost track of hundreds of separated migrant families. Why rural communities still lack reliable access to high-speed Internet. And, forming a ‘pandemic pod’ for the winter. Read more: More than two years after a U.S. district judge ordered that families separated by President Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy at the border be r…
 
Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson created “Broad City” in the early days of the Obama Administration, and their portrait of young, progressive slackers in New York City struck a nerve with millennial and Gen Z viewers. With the election of Donald Trump, Glazer turned her focus to politics. In her Web series “Cheat Sheet for the Voting Booth,” she inte…
 
Here’s a taste of our newest podcast, The Bottom-Up Revolution, hosted by Rachel Quednau. In this episode, you’ll hear from Alexander Hagler, an entrepreneur and urban gardener based in Milwaukee, WI who founded a store called Center Street Wellness, a space for local makers to sell their handcrafted products focused on mental and physical wellbein…
 
Alex speaks to Dr. Victoria Herrmann - President of The Arctic Institute- about California Wildfires, the immediate climate crisis and the US environmental record under Trump. They also look at the culture of climate denial and the historic role of oil companies in this. Battleground is presented by Alex Hannaford and produced by Peter Sale…
 
In 2016, Julius Krein was one of Donald Trump’s most ardent supporters. In Trump’s critiques of the existing Republican and Democratic establishments, Krein saw the contours of a heterodox ideology he believed could reshape American politics for the better. So he established a pro-Trump blog and, later, a policy journal called American Affairs, whi…
 
On this week’s ATTITUDES! Bryan covers Tiffany Trump’s recent speech at a ‘Trump Pride’ event as well as a new rule in Texas allowing social workers to turn away LGBTQ and disabled clients. Then, Erin discusses the new Women's Rights Pioneers Monument in Central Park and the complicated history it represents before turning to the Texas Senate race …
 
Air Date 10/21/2020 Today we take a look at some of the many zany foreign misadventures the United States has had over the past 100 years. And by "zany misadventures" I mean the naked pursuit of capitalism at any cost, the support of military coups and other undemocratic overthrows of foreign governments and wars for oil and resources in an unabash…
 
The latest on vaccine trials, and who would get a vaccine first. Why personal protective equipment such as the N95 mask is still so scarce. And introducing the mute button to the presidential debate. Read more: As coronavirus cases climb in nearly every state, drug companies are developing prospective vaccines at unprecedented speed. Science report…
 
Laura, Jim and Lisa continue to discuss the #1 Netflix show about their murders of Shanann, Bella, Celeste and Nico Watts. Jim and Laura continue to deconstruct Chris Watt's behaviour and events leading up to the horrific events of August 13 2018. Warning: This is an extremely upsetting watch and case and this series is a tough listen. Our thoughts…
 
Welcome to Crawlspace. In this episode Tim Pilleri and Lance Reenstierna speak with author Carolyn Smith-Morris about the Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women epidemic and much more. Check out Carolyn's articles: https://www.culturalsurvival.org/news/addressing-epidemic-missing-murdered-indigenous-women-and-girls https://www.culturalsurvival.org/new…
 
Guardian Australia reporter Ben Doherty looks at the history behind Australia’s asylum seeker policies, including the controversial practice of offshore processing and resettlement. It’s one of the options the British government is allegedly considering to deter asylum seekers from attempting to cross the Channel to the UK. Journalist Behrouz Booch…
 
The Senate seats in danger of flipping parties this election. Facebook and Twitters attempt to tackle disinformation ahead of the election. And a Black man speaks out after his image was used for fake pro-Trump Twitter accounts. Read more: Will the Senate flip parties? Reporter Paul Kane explains the Republican seats to watch this election, and the…
 
Trump has officially gone round the end. Insulting Governor Whitmer, lowering expectations below sea level for his own upcoming debate performance, and amidst this, Mike Slamer joins us as today's guest. Topics run the gamut, but include progressive values vs traditional democrats, and how Joe Biden can move things forward and unite the left when (…
 
The Trump administration was given a victory in the courts regarding the census. It's absolutely bad news, but Andrew has a plan for that! Ok, ok, it was Elizabeth Warren's plan, but Andrew breaks it down for us! It's a one weird trick that actually will work, assuming that we win in November. Before that, we've got yet another Mazars update. It's …
 
Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker offer a debate preview prior to the second and last 2020 presidential debate. They then discuss anti-Trump rhetoric, including a New York Times editorial highlighting Trump’s failures. Then, MSNBC’s Jacob Soboroff joins to discuss his new book, Separated: Inside an American Tragedy, as well as his career as an MSNBC…
 
Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett faced tough questions from Democrats last week over her positions on abortion, religion, and how she interprets the Constitution. But Judge Barrett’s stances on race deserve attention too. Beyond acknowledging that racism exists, Judge Barrett refused to elaborate on the state of race in the country today, sa…
 
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