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Best News Discussion podcasts we could find (updated June 2020)
Best News Discussion podcasts we could find
Updated June 2020
Updated June 2020
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Journalist Mehdi Hasan is known around the world for his televised takedowns of presidents and prime ministers. In this new podcast from The Intercept, Mehdi unpacks a game-changing news event of the week while challenging the conventional wisdom. As a Brit, a Muslim and an immigrant based in Donald Trump's Washington D.C., Mehdi offers a provocative perspective on the ups and downs of American—and global—politics.
The Cato Daily Podcast allows Cato Institute scholars and other commenters to discuss relevant news and libertarian thought in a conversational, informal manner. Hosted by Caleb O. Brown. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Journalists, policymakers, diplomats and scholars discuss under-reported news, trends and topics from around the world. Named by The Guardian as “One of 27 Podcasts to Make You Smarter” Global Dispatches is podcast about foreign policy and world affairs.
Danielle Smith's background as former leader of the Wildrose Party makes her ideally suited to deliver this unique show that is much more than just politics.
Christopher Titus, Bombshell Rae and Willie "Jello" Johnson discuss the news of the day, politics, the woes of our society, every-day idiots and an occasional hero. Broadcasting from the Combustion Lounge. "The world is a joke, we just prove it"
James Kirby and Alan Kohler discuss the biggest news in business, finance, and economics, and what it means for investors. Presented in partnership with The Constant Investor. Title music, Blues for Oliver, by Benny Golbin.
A five-time Emmy winning SNL comedy writer/producer, joins a four-time #1 NYT bestselling author, a three-time highest-rated national progressive radio host, a two-time Grammy winning artist, and a former US Senator. So, it gets a little crowded in the booth when Al talks public policy and sometimes political comedy with notable guests. Think “The Daily” without the resources of the NYTimes.
Since 2006, bringing historical context to the politics of today. TV pundits discuss politics in a vacuum. Cable news tells you everything is 'breaking news' but in most cases, events have long roots in history. In this podcast, we smash and bash the politics of today with a healthy dose of history
Dana Perino, co-host of The Five on the FOX News Channel and FOX News Digital Politics Editor Chris Stirewalt discuss, dissect and debate the changing world of Washington politics.
Open Source Intelligence News
A podcast from Washington Post Live, the newsroom’s live journalism platform, where top-level government officials, business leaders, cultural influencers and emerging voices discuss the most pressing issues driving the news cycle nationally and across the globe. From one-on-one, newsmaker interviews to in-depth multi-segment programs, Washington Post Live brings The Post’s newsroom to life on stage.
The hot topics that have everyone talking from the five voices that will have everyone listening. Don't miss 'The Five' as they discuss, debate and at times debunk the hot news stories, controversies and issues of the day.
Fareed Zakaria GPS takes a comprehensive look at foreign affairs and global policies through in-depth, one-on-one interviews and fascinating roundtable discussions.
Brothers butting heads in an entertaining yet enlightening discussion on subjects where others fear to tread. On the confirmation bias podcast you will hear your hosts, Keith and Kevin Ledig discuss news and current events. We will smack talk, fact check, and smash ignorance. Topics for discussion include but are not limited to social, racial, and LGBT issues, politics, religion, economics, and pretty much everything that affects you. Local, national and global news will be discussed. This i ...
Big Ideas brings you the best of talks, forums, debates, and festivals held in Australia and around the world, casting light on the major social, cultural, scientific and political issues
Beg to Differ is a weekly roundtable podcast brought to you by TheBulwark.com. Host Mona Charen is joined by syndicated columnist Linda Chavez, Bill Galston of the Brookings Institution, and Damon Linker of The Week to discuss the news of the week in a respectful, rational forum.
Charlie Sykes and guests discuss the latest news from inside Washington and around the world. No shouting, grandstanding, or sloganeering. Conservative, conscientious, and civil.
Join intellectual phenomenon Dr. Jordan Peterson and his daughter Mikhaila for enlightening discourse that will change the way you think. This podcast breaks down the dichotomy of life through interviews and lectures that explain how individuals and culture are shaped by values, music, religion, and beyond. It will give you a new perspective and a modern understanding of your creativity, competence, and personality.
In Intelligence Matters, former acting Director of the CIA Michael Morell, speaks with top leaders of the U.S. intelligence community as they reflect on their life, career and the critical roles they play in shaping national security policies. As a central figure in the most significant U.S. counter-terror efforts of the past two decades and a former CIA intelligence analyst, Morell is uniquely skilled at taking industry leading knowledge to make connections that provide deep insight into co ...
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Political commentary, media criticism, and news, with petty attempts at comedy. Hosted by @DavidDoel.
Al Jazeera journalists and guests dissect and discuss the day’s top story.
On Versus Trump, we discuss how the Trump Administration is breaking the law, and what people are doing about it. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Hosted by CNN's Jake Tapper, State of the Union features interviews with top newsmakers on politics and policy - covering Washington, the country and the world.
The 21st century may be the Pacific Century, and China appears poised to become America’s greatest rival for global power and influence. Hosts John Yoo and Michael Auslin broadly address developments in China and Asia. They discuss the latest politics, economics, law, and cultural news, with a focus on US policy in the region.
Stephen Kahn is joined by coaches, athletes, and other media members to discuss the latest sports news.
Journalists of color tell you what you’re missing from the mainstream news. Co-hosted by award-winning journalists Maria Hinojosa and Julio Ricardo Varela, IN THE THICK has the conversations about race, identity and politics few people are discussing or want to discuss.
Join us as Penn Jillette, Michael Goudeau, Matt Donnelly, and YOU discuss the news of the week. We'll examine religious news, talk about monkeys, and anything else that seems funny or makes us mad. We'll also take your suggestions for things you feel like talking about. We run a live video stream from Show Creators Studios for people with the time and inclination to watch people sitting and talking. The live show starts Sundays at noon Vegas time, at www.twitch.tv/reddirich, & is usually ava ...
Every Monday, the libertarian editors of the magazine of “Free Minds and Free Markets”—Matt Welch, Nick Gillespie, Katherine Mangu-Ward, and Peter Suderman—discuss and debate the week’s biggest stories and what fresh hell awaits us all.
Podcasts from Jacobin magazine
Each week here at Foreign Policy, we interview one person for an intimate, narrative-driven conversation about something timely and important in the world. Our guests are people who have participated directly in events, either as protagonists or eyewitnesses. We get them to tell a story about their experience, not just offer their analysis. That approach is driven by the feeling here at Foreign Policy that to understand our world—to grasp the complexities and nuances of our time—we need to g ...
Two Scottish Libertarians Discuss Current Affairs. Scottish Liberty Podcast brought to you by Antony Sammeroff and Tom Laird will deconstruct the news and current events from a 3rd wing, libertarian, perspective. Everything in Scotland seems to be left-vs-right but we are more interested in freedom than partisanship. Subscribe!
The Financial Times Money Show brings you engaging insight into personal finance. Claer Barrett, her team and leading industry commentators dissect the week’s news and discuss how it will affect you and your pocket. Produced by Lucy Warwick-Ching.
The people behind The Intercept’s fearless reporting and incisive commentary—Jeremy Scahill, Glenn Greenwald, Betsy Reed and others—discuss the crucial issues of our time: national security, civil liberties, foreign policy, and criminal justice. Plus interviews with artists, thinkers, and newsmakers who challenge our preconceptions about the world we live in.
Because News is Canada's funniest news quiz. Host Gavin Crawford quizzes comedians and celebrities about the headlines. Subscribe to get Members Only bonus episodes every Wednesday.
"Virtual Legality" is a continuing series discussing the law, rules, video games, software, and everything digital, hosted by Richard Hoeg, of the Hoeg Law Business Law Firm (Hoeg Law) of Northville, Michigan. Rick has practiced for more than a decade at some of the country's largest law firms, representing IT, software, video game, and other technology companies, as well as the individuals and institutions which fund them. DISCUSSION IS PROVIDED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT TO ...
In the Australian Politics Live podcast, Katharine Murphy and Guardian Australia's political team examine what’s happening in Australian politics and why it matters to you
The Lowy Institute is an independent, nonpartisan international policy think tank located in Sydney, Australia. The Institute provides high-quality research and distinctive perspectives on foreign policy trends shaping Australia and the world. On Soundcloud we host podcasts from our events with high-level guest speakers as well as our own experts. Essential listening for anyone seeking to better understand foreign policy challenges!
Popular afternoon talk host, Jon-David Wells brings his top rated “The Wells Report” to USA Radio Networks. Originating in Dallas, Wells’ show reaches real America with topics that actually mean something to the listeners. The show encourages call-ins from the audience as well as featured guests. We the People gather to discuss the biggest issues of the day, and find solutions.
From the team that brought you the satirical TV news show China Uncensored comes a...well...less scripted look at China. Chris Chappell and his team are off the teleprompter and on the mic to interview China experts, or discuss the issues of the day. And frankly, anything else they feel like discussing.
Jonah Goldberg, Commentary's John Podhoretz, and Ricochet's Rob Long discuss culture and politics.
The View is the place to be heard with live broadcasts five days a week co-hosted by Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sunny Hostin, and Meghan McCain.
From their enclave in midtown Manhattan, Michael Moynihan (Vice), Matt Welch (Reason), and Kmele Foster (Freethink) dissect the news, interrogate guests, and question just about everything. The topics are broad, the insights are deep, and the jokes are off color. Reform the system, or burn it to the ground? They discuss... @wethefifth www.wethefifth.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
It's All Journalism is a weekly podcast about the changing state of digital media. Producers Michael O'Connell and Nicole Ogrysko interview working journalists about how they do their jobs. They also discuss the latest trends in journalism and how they impact our democratic society.
A discussion programme with an edge. Broadcast out of London and presented by David Foster, it's about bringing people to the table, listening to every opinion, and analysing every point of view.
Guest Premier of Alberta, Jason KenneyBy CHQR / Curiouscast
With cities across the country on fire after the tragic and senseless death of George Floyd, I reflect on the situation, the shield of qualified immunity, and the complicity of all aspects of government and law.There are no pithy remarks sufficient...in Virtual Legality.#QI #Protests #ReflectionsCHECK OUT THE VIDEO AT: https://youtu.be/CdHgjar-Uv0*…
Kmele facilitates a follow-up conversation on race, racism, and anti-racism -- this time, in the midst of a global pandemic and increasing social unrest. You can find the first installment in this series of conversations here: http://wethefifth.com/episodes/121 Featuring: Glenn Loury Professor of the social sciences and economics at Brown Universit…
On the podcast: A former China correspondent traces Beijing's sustained effort to erode human rights in Hong Kong. This episode was first aired in June of last year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy Foreign Policy
COVID-19 is impacting the entire world, but each region is experiencing this crisis in a different way. In the Caribbean, where many country's depend on tourism to sustain their economy, COVID-19 is exacting a particularly heavy toll. Millions of people are out of work, and governments that were already deeply in debt are now in even deeper economi…
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Why Spies SpyOn this month’s podcast, we are joined by author and journalist Michael Smith.We discuss his book “Anatomy of a Spy” which takes a look at why spies spy.You can find out more about Michael and his books here:https://www.michaelsmithauthor.com/All of Michael’s books and “Anatomy of a spy” are available at Amazon and all other book selle…
WELCOME TO NEED TO KNOWOn this month’s podcast, we are joined by Dan Kaszeta. Dan is Security/CBRN specialist and a US Army Veteran. He is also the author of 'Toxic' which is due out on 1st July 2020On this episode, we discuss Dan’s Washington Post article on why the Coronavirus is not a biological weapon.You can read that article here:https://www.…
Airdate May 31 2020: After the death of another black man at the hands of police, America erupted in protest. Renowned social activist Bryan Stevenson and Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones discuss America's history of violence and racism with Fareed. Then, Hong Kong's autonomy and its special status are threatened by China's lates…
First, Jake talks with St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter about the killing of George Floyd in Minnesota and protests nationwide over his death. Then, Jake interviews Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on the threat of coronavirus during these protests and New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker on how to fight racism in the United States. Next, Jake talks with nati…
Antibody is a new narrative series about how Covid-19 has changed everything and nothing at all. In this episode: Zoom Canvass (featuring Nikil Saval) Hardwood Flesh (produced by Ari Mejia) Dial 3 to Admit Your Personal Failure (produced by Ian Lewis and Caroline Kanner) You Can't Go Home Again (written by Alex Press) The International Trans Person…
Running battles with the police, fires burning, lootings and protesters arrested.Riots over the death of George Floyd have spread across dozens of U.S. cities, and close to President Donald Trump's doorstep at the White House.Governors have imposed curfews and dispatched National Guards.The Floyd case has reignited rage over the deaths of black Ame…
The host (and former member of the Senate Education Committee) and the president of the National Education Association talks about an important subject: how awful Betsy DeVos is. But also, education.
This week, we're flashing back to January 11th, 2017. As President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take office, Dana and Chris discuss his job approval rating, his most recent press conference, and the Trump administration's perspective plan to repeal and replace Obamacare. Plus, Dana regales Chris with past presidential inauguration dinner menus. F…
As we continue the Jordan B. Peterson series of biblical lectures, we'd like to also mention that Mikhaila Peterson now has a podcast that can be found here: https://mikhailapeterson.libsyn.com/website We thank our sponsors: https://www.ancestry.com/jordan http://trybasis.com/jordan/By Westwood One Podcast Network / Dr. Jordan B Peterson
Join USA Radio News As America Returns To Space.By USA Radio
Anger and unrest have spread across cities in the United States over the police killing of yet another unarmed African American.Like others, the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis was caught on video and went viral online.Images of police officer Derek Chauvin kneeling on Floyd's neck for several minutes, leading to Floyd's death, sparked anger…
The President and several U.S. Senators seem not to understand how key provisions of federal law protect social media platforms and other websites from their unwanted advances. Matthew Feeney comments. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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We talked with longtime socialist thinker Leo Panitch about key socialist concepts beyond the basics. The conversation is based on Leo's book The Socialist Challenge Today: Syriza, Corbyn, Sanders (coauthored with Sam Gindin and Stephen Maher). You can read Eric Blanc's review of the book here: https://jacobinmag.com/2020/05/the-socialist-challenge…
As protests continue in Minneapolis and spread across the country, Maria and Julio talk about anti-black racism and violent policing in the United States. They reflect on the ways in which white supremacy shows up in police interactions, as well as in daily life — for instance in threats from a white woman walking her dog in Central Park. ITT Staff…
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Symone Sanders, senior adviser to Joe Biden’s presidential campaign and author of the new book, “No, You Shut Up,” joined The Post to discuss the civil unrest in Minneapolis, the 2020 election and her new book.By The Washington Post
China has continued to assert greater control of Hong Kong. What is the appropriate U.S. response? Doug Bandow comments. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Former British prime minister Gordon Brown and former U.S. treasury secretary Lawrence Summers joined The Post why they believe global collaboration is necessary to combat the coronavirus.By The Washington Post
JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes joins Washington Post senior writer Frances Stead Sellers to discuss the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on travel and the airline industry.By The Washington Post
Gov. Gavin Newsom shares his worst fear about reopening California, Pres. Trumps executive order targeting Twitter and other social media giants.In Hot Topics, the co-hosts react to Joe Bidens video message addressing the nation and more.By The View
On today's show, four expert voices join the Friday Round Table to discuss where our conversation needs to be when it comes to seniors in long-term care in Canada. Plus, Alberta's premier is polling lower than most compared to others in Canada. How come? We talk to political scientist Dr. Lisa Young. And, Global's provincial affairs reporter Tom Ve…
From The Dig and Jacobin: a new narrative series about how COVID-19 has changed everything and nothing at all. The first of three episodes is coming soon.By Jacobin magazine
On today's Bulwark Podcast Conor Friedersdorf joins Charlie Sykes to discuss President Trump's executive order on social media, the decline of Rush Limbaugh, and Sec. 230 of the Communications Decency Act. Special Guest: Conor Friedersdorf.By The Bulwark
Laura Tamblyn Watts, President & CEO, CanAge Lori Sigurdson, NDP MLA for Edmonton-Riverview, Critic for seniors housing Jane Meadus, Lawyer & Institutional Advocate, Advocacy Centre for the Elderly Dawn Harsch, Founder & CEO, ExquisiCare Senior LivingBy CHQR / Curiouscast
When COVID-19 started to spread around the world, aid workers warned of disaster for Africa.Health systems are weak and poorly funded in many places, and crowded cities making social distancing impossible.But African countries appear to be managing.Senegal and Ghana are among countries praised for their approach to tackle the disease.The number of …
Vern Thiessen, instructor at both MacEwan University and Concordia College drama departments, Governor General’s Award winning writerBy CHQR / Curiouscast