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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
 
When you think about Brits Abroad, you probably have some clear ideas about who they are. Pensioners soaking up the sun in Spain is probably top of that list. What if I told you that 79% of the British population living in the EU-27 are of working age and below? Or that Britain has one of the highest emigration rates in the world? This is a podcast all about what Brexit means to and for British citizens living in the EU27. Hosted by Dr Michaela Benson, it focuses on Brexit as it takes place ...
 
The Birkbeck Department of Politics and its research centre, the Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life, hosts a range of talks, lectures, seminars and workshops throughout the year. Our events feature leading academics, public figures and commentators from a range of fields. Listen to them here.
 
A podcast looking at Left politics in Ireland from the Irish Left Archive. We talk to activists, writers, historians, politicians and others involved in Left organisations and movements about their experiences of participating in Left parties and campaigns; Left publications and political documents they've been involved in; and the history and development of progressive politics in Ireland. We also look at the role of the Irish Left Archive and similar informal projects. The podcast is hoste ...
 
The Love and Courage podcast features interviews with inspirational people who are making a real difference in the world today. Guests are typically people passionate about social justice, and who have demonstrated courage and conviction in their lives. Ruairí McKiernan is a multi award winning Irish social innovator, campaigner, writer and public speaker. He is the founder of the pioneering SpunOut youth organization, and helped set-up the Uplift and the A Lust For Life non-profits. In 2012 ...
 
This Scholarcast series hosts eight lectures by major scholars on literary and cultural transactions across the Irish Sea, and which focus on the Irish Sea as an 'inner waterway' of the British and Irish Isles. Copyright UCD 2012. All rights reserved. Scholarcast theme music by: Padhraic Egan, Michael Hussey and Sharon Hussey. Series produced by PJ Matthews. Technical support from UCD IT Services, Media Services.
 
everymum is Ireland's fastest growing and most engaged parenting community with over 220,000 members, expert advice and real honest support. Following the success of #imeverymum a campaign designed to allow women to share and celebrate their experience of motherhood, everymum the podcast is here to give mums a voice, to help us feel less alone and to help us all talk more about the insane highs and anxious defeats. Season 2 of #everymumthepodcast is sponsored by WaterWipes - The World's Pure ...
 
“The Case For Immigration” podcast explores issues in American history, economics, political philosophy, and culture and argues that large-scale immigration benefits Americans across income levels and strengthens American culture. The podcast argues that cuts to current immigration levels would leave America weaker, smaller, less innovative, less optimistic, less religious, and less able to meet its fiscal obligations. The podcast is hosted by Nathan Brown, an immigration lawyer in Fresno, C ...
 
A critical but mostly overlooked aspect of both contemporary and historical political violence is the role diaspora communities have played in the planning, organization, financing, and execution of acts of terror. Members of the American Irish, Canadian Sikh, Swiss Tamil and Australian Croat diasporas—to provide just a sample—have all been powerful agents in the terrorist activities perpetrated in the name of their national and religious communities. The Diaspora Politics and Transnational ...
 
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"Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism" is the new book by Atlantic magazine journalist Anne Applebaum. In it she writes about the "unbridgeable political chasm" that has opened between her and her former liberal and centre-right friends as they embraced populism and authoritarianism, and the personal motivations that drive …
 
In this episode we talk to Alan Kinsella about his Irish Election Literature collection, how it has developed, and the advantages of a wide online network that has spread internationally; how political activity has changed during the Covid19 pandemic; his podcast “The Others” and the histories that that explores; and also the state of the contempor…
 
The Irish Times features writer is known for his hilarious, absurd takes on TV and pop culture, along with a reporting style that is loaded with humanity and kindness. His new collection of personal essays, Ok Let's Do Your Stupid Idea, reveals more about a journalist whose formative years were rooted in a hard-working band, before committing to li…
 
In this episode we are joined by Michael Pidgeon. Michael is a long-standing member of the Green Party and was elected to Dublin City Council in the 2019 local elections for the South West Inner City Local Electoral Area. He is chair of the city’s environment and climate policy committee, and leader of the Green Party group on Dublin City Council. …
 
� This week we have Greg, Mike, Tommy C., and Miller using some new video technology! **Sponsors** Sonar.software Cambium ePMP Bundle **/Sponsors** This week we talk about: Simon from Sonar will be a guest; what questions do you have? Nvidia purchases ARM for $40B Cradlepoint sells to Ericcson H.266 video compression promisses to use 50% less bandw…
 
� This week we have Greg, Mike, Tommy C., and Miller using some new video technology! **Sponsors** Sonar.software Cambium ePMP Bundle **/Sponsors** This week we talk about: Simon from Sonar will be a guest; what questions do you have? Nvidia purchases ARM for $40B Cradlepoint sells to Ericcson H.266 video compression promisses to use 50% less bandw…
 
As Mick gets noticed in Belarus, our MEPs discuss the ongoing weaponisation of human rights. The EU’s New Pact on Migration and Asylum has been unveiled, but besides lots of talk of solidarity, it seems less designed to help refugees and asylum seekers than it is to send them back where they came from and pander to the anti-migrant member states. I…
 
This week Dr Vicky Conway of the Policed in Ireland Podcast takes the reins and leads Linda, Caroline, Martin and Tony through the stories of the week, the culture corner and one story that definitely flew under the radar.Our special guests this week were the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Hazel Chu, who talked about the Just Transition Greens, her role as …
 
For those of you who don’t know him or have never heard of him Chuck Feeney is an extraordinary human being whose kindness and vision has brought hope and joy to millions. Last week he signed the papers to finally bring an end to Atlantic Philanthropies – a humanitarian and charitable organisation he established in 1982. His purpose was to give awa…
 
It’s return of the clowns as Naomi and Tim dissect the latest Brexit drama and speak to Congressman Brendan Boyle, whose cutting criticism of the British government went viral after the government of Prime Minister Boris Johnson declared it would break international law. Where are we, how did we get here, and what lies ahead? We sum it up ahead of …
 
This Reboot Republic podcast talks to Dr Edel McGinnity, a GP based in Mulhuddart Dublin about why COVID levels are substantially higher in disadvantaged areas. Edel explains that issues of structural inequality such as housing overcrowding and lack of space for self-isolation, reliance on public transport, but also stress, anxiety, other issues of…
 
"Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism" is the new book by Atlantic magazine journalist Anne Applebaum. In it she writes about the "unbridgeable political chasm" that has opened between her and her former liberal and centre-right friends as they embraced populism and authoritarianism, and the personal motivations that drive …
 
This week's guest is Dublin songwriter and producer Gemma Dunleavy whose recent EP 'Up De Flats' is a direct response to the ongoing developments in the Sheriff Street/Dublin 1 area. We chatted with her about the importance of community, how working class areas are often stigmatised & discriminated against, and about the danger posed to the area th…
 
We often hear terms like #JustTransition and #GreenNewDeal. But what do they actually mean and how can they be implemented? Our guest is the wonderful Sinéad Mercier, consultant on climate change law and Just Transition Policy. Sinéad talks us through what is happening, what laws are used to support the changes and the very real steps that need to …
 
As Republican senators plan to vote through whoever President Trump nominates to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, Jonathan Freedland and The Guardian’s Daniel Strauss look at why this year’s Senate race could prove pivotal.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod…
 
Horses have been part of Dublin's culture for generations, but in the inner city, that culture is being sidelined and in some cases erased by development. At Molyneux Yard in the Liberties, horse yards are now under serious threat from yet another hotel being built. On this episode, we speak with Norwegian artist, Kristin Vollset who found herself …
 
We keep hearing about the need to move away from the economic model that has brought us boom and bust and exposed us to an ecological crisis. But what does that mean and how do we make that transition? Joining us to discuss all this on the podcast is one of our favourite guests, Assoc Prof in UCD, Aidan Regan. We go into the ideas around a Universa…
 
It’s been another eventful week in politics with the reduction of the pandemic unemployment payment coinciding with the announcement of ten new advisors for junior ministers. All the while, four ministers are under restricted measures after coming into contact with a positive case of Covid-19. How will they get past this very ill-timed decision? Pa…
 
It’s been another eventful week in politics with the reduction of the pandemic unemployment payment coinciding with the announcement of ten new advisors for junior ministers. All the while, four ministers are under restricted measures after coming into contact with a positive case of Covid-19. How will they get past this very ill-timed decision? Pa…
 
Heather Stewart and Josh Halliday discuss the latest restrictions announced by the prime minister. James Schneider and Anna Turley talk about Keir Starmer’s performance at the Labour party’s virtual conference, Connected. Plus, Libby Brooks examines how Scotland’s response to Covid has influenced voters’ opinions on independence. Help support our i…
 
In this Reboot Republic episode Rory sits down author, Co-Founder of A Lust For Life and podcaster, Niall Breslin. They discuss the wellbeing movement, the importance of managing mental health, the need to stop labeling people and the need to meet people where they are at. Niall also speaks about how uncertainty breathes anxiety and how to address …
 
Beyond Westminster is a podcast in which members of the Department of Politics at Birkbeck College look at politics outside the UK. It discusses events in other parts of the world and asks what if the UK had a political system closer to that of other countries. In Episode 2, Professor Dermot Hodson and Dr Ben Worthy discuss Italy’s constitutional r…
 
We are joined in the #TortoiseShack by Amy Hourigan, who is one of the workers who are known as 'The Debenhams Workers'. Amy talks us through the sequence of events that led to the mass dismissal of Debenhams workers by email and the subsequent protests which led to workers being moved on and eventually arrested for their fight for a fair redundanc…
 
This week we discuss this year’s second fun lockdown event, the inconvenient death of Ruth Bader Ginsberg, and whether the next generation of gay men will be boring. Joining us is one of the more interesting homosexuals. Image based on Pete Buttigieg, August 2019 by Gage SkidmoreBy The Right Dishonourable Podcast
 
Ireland has long been notable for its lack of a successful "far right" political movement. But the lack of political success has not been for the want of trying by a small number of activist groups. Now in the age of Covid-19, some such groups are exploiting divisions over the pandemic to reach a wider audience with their anti-establishment and ant…
 
Ireland has long been notable for its lack of a successful "far right" political movement. But the lack of political success has not been for the want of trying by a small number of activist groups. Now in the age of Covid-19, some such groups are exploiting divisions over the pandemic to reach a wider audience with their anti-establishment and ant…
 
James and Gar talk about brand ambassador critics and their role in contemporary pop culture. Our most indulgent episode to date. At the end we talk more about anti mask protests+ violence in Dublin and the Gardaí involvement. Only on Patreon. Subscribe now. www.patreon.com/celticligers See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
In this episode we are joined by Orla Egan of the Cork LGBT Archive. Orla founded the project in 2015, and has developed it to now encompass a digital archive available at CorkLGBTArchive.com, which is also retained as part of both the Digital Repository of Ireland and Europeana; a physical archive now housed in the Cork City Council Public Museum;…
 
In this Sunday Special we get a bit heavy. Caroline, Vicky, Martin, Linda and Tony are joined by Trans Activist, Aoife Martin, to talk about the most recent J.K Rowling controversy. We also discuss life in Level 3 Lockdown and what the numbers tell us about areas of socioeconomic disadvantage. We get into the trauma porn that is becoming light ente…
 
Clare and Mick conduct a post mortem on President Ursula von der Leyen's "State of the Union" address. Finally we're talking about a coordinated European COVID response, but is it too late? Why is the European Union legislating shipping emissions, but letting top polluters like the navy run rampant? Civil unrest in Belarus is being used to push for…
 
In this two part episode we speak to family of Terence Wheelock, who died after falling ill in Garda custody in 2005. The family speak powerfully about what it was like to have a loved one die in such circumstances, and how they have been treated by the police since then as they have searched for answers. We also hear from Gary Gannon, TD, and Dr J…
 
When we try to talk about Class we don't often do a great job of defining what we mean. But our guest, Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission's Paul McKeon knows all about it.Paul talked to us about his own experiences growing up from a Traveller background in Dublin's North Inner City and why he believes that Class should be included in the Eq…
 
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