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Best Political Science podcasts we could find (updated June 2020)
Best Political Science podcasts we could find
Updated June 2020
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The true science behind our most popular urban legends. Historical mysteries, paranormal claims, popular science myths, aliens and UFO reports, conspiracy theories, and worthless alternative medicine schemes... Skeptoid has you covered. From the sublime to the startling, no topic is sacred. Weekly since 2006.
 
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.
 
Welcome to The Psychology Podcast with Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman, where we give you insights into the mind, brain, behavior and creativity. Each episode we’ll feature a guest who will stimulate your mind, and give you a greater understanding of your self, others, and the world we live in. Hopefully, we’ll also provide a glimpse into human possibility! Thanks for listening and enjoy the podcast.
 
No Jargon, the Scholars Strategy Network’s weekly podcast, presents interviews with top university scholars on the politics, policy problems, and social issues facing the nation. Powerful research, intriguing perspectives -- and no jargon. Find show notes and plain-language research briefs on hundreds of topics at www.scholarsstrategynetwork.org/nojargon.
 
The War Room is a fast paced, hard hitting news transmission for the afternoon drive. Featuring roundtable discussions with guests from around the world. Hosted by Infowars reporters Owen Shroyer & Roger Stone. Watch LIVE M-F 3pm-6pm CT: infowars.com/show
 
Discussions in the technology, politics and culture of decentralization. From peer-to-peer networks and cryptocurrencies to darknet markets and distributed autonomous organizations, this show looks at how decentralization is changing the world. Hosted by the creator of STEAL THIS FILM, timely, thought-provoking interviews with technologists, activists, troublemakers and thought leaders.
 
The old forms of the left are moribund and the new forms are stupid. We're making a podcast that talks about the need to organize a dialectical pessimism and develop a Marxist salvage project capable of putting up a good fight as the world burns around us. A clean, honest, and unsentimental melancholy is required; we've cultivated one and would like to share it with you.
 
Join Thomas for some critical thinking on questions of science, philosophy, skepticism and politics. These serious topics are discussed with some serious guests, but in an entertaining and engaging way! This is not your typical interview podcast; it’s a friendly dialogue, conducted thoughtfully and with plenty of humor. It's Serious Inquiries Only; but like, not boring or anything.
 
A bipartisan podcast on energy and environmental politics in America. Presented by the USC Schwarzenegger Institute. Political Climate goes beyond the echo chambers to bring you civil conversations, fierce debates and insider perspectives, with hosts and guests from across the political spectrum. Join Democrat and Republican energy experts Brandon Hurlbut and Shane Skelton, along with Greentech Media's Julia Pyper, as we explore how energy and environment policies get made.
 
At a time when our nation is portrayed as increasingly polarized, media often ignore viewpoints and stories that are worthy of attention. American Thought Leaders, hosted by The Epoch Times Senior Editor Jan Jekielek, features in-depth discussions with some of America’s most influential thought leaders on pertinent issues facing our nation today. #politics #government #donaldtrump #trump
 
They are natural-born-leaders with a never-ending thirst for power. Through force and deceit, they rise through the ranks towards radicalism—eliminating anyone who stands in their way. Every Tuesday, delve into the minds, and motives, behind some of the world’s most infamous leaders in Parcast’s original series, DICTATORS. Each dictator is analyzed in 2-part episodes...with the first giving insight into their rise to power, and the second chronicling the impact of their downfall.
 
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Political Scientist Mary-Kate Lizotte’s new book, Gender Differences in Public Opinion: Values and Political Consequences (Temple University Press, 2020) helps us to understand the concept of the gender gap in American politics and how this gap looks across a host of different policy areas. Lizotte examines four different policy umbrellas: the use …
 
Automobiles and their associated infrastructures, deeply embedded in Western cities, have become a rapidly growing presence in the mega-cities of the Global South. Streets, once crowded with pedestrians, pushcarts, vendors, and bicyclists, are now choked with motor vehicles, many of them private automobiles. In Installing Automobility: Emerging Pol…
 
Photo: Posillipo, Naples, Italy. Date | between 1890 and 1900 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Virus liberated Italy opens for tourism June 3. Lorenzo Fiori.Ansaldo Foundation. This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under…
 
Photo: Ottoman troops attempting to halt the advancing Russians during the Siege of Ochakov in 1788 January Suchodolski - http://john-petrov.livejournal.com/655857.html Victory of Ochakiv, 1788 December 17 (December 6 by Julian Calendar), by January Suchodolski Public Domain File:January Suchodolski - Ochakiv siege.jpg Created: 1853date QS:P571,+18…
 
Image: Map of the Near East by Robert de Vaugondy (1762), indicating Canaan as limited to the Holy Land, to the exclusion of Lebanon and Syria Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents, in re: Indiana Hoenlein and the Lost Canaanite clay of a slavemaster. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/six-year-old-boy-discovers-rare-canaanite-tablet-18…
 
China and the US are facing off in what’s being dubbed a new Cold War. And Canada’s stuck in a tight spot. Last week, a BC judge ruled that Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou’s charges meet the bar of “double criminality,” which means she’s one step closer to being extradited to the US. China is not happy. To dig into what’s at stake, we’re joined by Ph…
 
Image: African-American members of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives: Sen. Hiram Revels (R-MS) and Reps. Benjamin Turner (R-AL), Robert DeLarge (R-SC), Josiah Walls (R-FL), Jefferson Long (R-GA), Joseph Raineyand Robert B. Elliott (R-SC), 1872 David M Drucker, Washington Examiner, & John Fund, NRO, in re: Polit…
 
Image: Following their victory at the Battle of Bladensburg, the British entered Washington, D.C., burning down buildings including the White House. David M Drucker, Washington Examiner, & John Fund, NRO, in re: Weekend of confrontations in DC. A two-day curfew. New York: pathetic; curfew starts three hours too late. Eleven PM curfew grants three h…
 
Image: The public dining hall (canteen) of people's commune. Prof Arthur, and Gordon Chang, in re: Hong Kong. UK to issue 300,000 visas for entry. Broken trust with Mainland on the treaty. The regime is desperate; the editor’s tweet is absurd. HK protestors love the US. Will not visit the US to foment violence. US is pushing an assembly of English-…
 
Image: Chinese chaos finally organized by P'an-ku (Wade Giles), the first living being and the creator of the world out of chaos in some versions of Chinese history/mythology. Prof Arthur, and Gordon Chang, in re: China sees deteriorating relations with the US, and the US interested in matters in Hong Kong, This time, China is actually resorting to…
 
Image: Wood engraving of the pro-slavery mob setting fire to Gilman & Godfrey's warehouse. Harry Siegel, NY Daily News; Daily Beast; in re: The violence of the last days. New York curfew at 11 PM tonight. National Guard activated. Mayor DeBlasio’s response to the matter: fallen short. Without considering, he lifted the personal stay-at-home; had he…
 
Image: First Boston Latin School House Dr Scott W Atlas, Hoover; in re: Yes, American leaders made decisions out of fear, not science. School closures confined children who have almost zero risk of having the Wuhan flu so they lost school and all that attends that. Two levels are problematic. One is the level of education, which probably could be r…
 
An epic War Room transmission today as video highlights from all the Democrat riots from the weekend are aired including the ones the television media will never air. We tell the hard truths of what is happening in America, what is behind the riots, who is responsible and why. Why are Democrat local politicians handcuffing the police response? Thei…
 
Image: Y-12 Plant, in Oak Ridge TN. The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II, by Denise Kiernan. Cassandra Campbell (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher) Audible Audiobook – Unabridged https://www.amazon.com/The-Girls-of-Atomic-City-audiobook/dp/B00G3EBIY4/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=The+girls+of+atomic…
 
Image: The core of the Molten Salt Reactor Experiment The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II, by Denise Kiernan. Cassandra Campbell (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher) Audible Audiobook – Unabridged https://www.amazon.com/The-Girls-of-Atomic-City-audiobook/dp/B00G3EBIY4/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=T…
 
Image: Workers in 1943 loading uranium slugs into the X-10 Graphite Reactor (now a National Historic Landmark) The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II, by Denise Kiernan. Cassandra Campbell (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher) Audible Audiobook – Unabridged https://www.amazon.com/The-Girls-of-Atomic-Ci…
 
Image: Workers leaving the Manhattan Project's Y-12 plant at shift changing time, 1945 The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II, by Denise Kiernan. Cassandra Campbell (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher) Audible Audiobook – Unabridged https://www.amazon.com/The-Girls-of-Atomic-City-audiobook/dp/B00G3EBI…
 
Photo: An early 20th century portrayal of Daniel Shays forces fleeing from Federal troops in an attempt to lay siege to the Springfield Arsenal with only 4 killed and virtually no musket fire; they would regroup later in Amherst, Massachusetts Date | circa 1902 Source | The people's history of the world, Edward Sylvester Ellis; vol. VI Author | C. …
 
This week we revisit our December 2018 conversation with Bryan Stevenson: civil rights activist, lawyer, and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, a non-profit organization that provides legal aid to prisoners lacking representation. He joins David to talk about his experience growing up in a segregated county in southern Delaware, what it will …
 
How will the national security law being pushed by Beijing impact Hong Kong rule of law and its role as a major financial center? Does Great Britain have a special responsibility to help the people of Hong Kong? And how can the international community effectively put pressure on the Chinese Communist Party to change its course? In this episode, we …
 
In Epic Journey: Life and Times of Wasyl Kushnir (Academic Studies Press, 2020), Andrei Kushnir documents the story of his father, Wasyl Kushnir, who was born in the western part of Ukraine in 1923. The book is based on Wasyl Kushnir’s memoirs and it includes a number of photos that help reconstruct his personal story. Narrating his family story, W…
 
Though his advice has saved the lives of millions of people, the name Ignaz Semmelweis is not one commonly known today. In his book Anthony Valerio’s Semmelweis: The Women's Doctor (Zantedeschi Books, 2019). Valerio details the many struggles Semmelweis faced in winning acceptance for his advice on antiseptic procedures. The son of a Buda spice mer…
 
You mean big business is good, contributes to our general welfare, and is not generally guilty--with notable exceptions--of all of the charges made against it? That's the argument libertarian economist Tyler Cowen makes in his book Big Business: A Love Letter to an American Anti-Hero (St. Martins, 2019) Most NBN listeners will raise an eyebrow to t…
 
Jah Kingdom: Rastafarians, Tanzania, and Pan-Africanism in the Age of Decolonization (UNC Press, 2017), examines Rastafarian repatriation to Tanzania in the 1970s and 1980s. In doing so, Monique A. Bedasse situates Rastafarianism’s connection to black radical politics and internationalism within Tanzania, the site for pan-African solidarity in inde…
 
Though his advice has saved the lives of millions of people, the name Ignaz Semmelweis is not one commonly known today. In his book Anthony Valerio’s Semmelweis: The Women's Doctor (Zantedeschi Books, 2019). Valerio details the many struggles Semmelweis faced in winning acceptance for his advice on antiseptic procedures. The son of a Buda spice mer…
 
When we think of democracy, we typically think of voting; and when we think of voting, we ordinarily have elections and campaigns in minds. In this intuitive sense, voting is a matter of casting a ballot. After Election Day, votes are counted, and, typically, the majority rules. But things really aren’t so simple. For one thing, citizens bring diff…
 
How are the far-away, invisible landscapes where materials come from related to the highly visible, urban landscapes where those same materials are installed? Reciprocal Landscapes: Stories of Material Movements traces five everyday landscape construction materials – fertilizer, stone, steel, trees, and wood – from seminal public landscapes in New …
 
When we think of democracy, we typically think of voting; and when we think of voting, we ordinarily have elections and campaigns in minds. In this intuitive sense, voting is a matter of casting a ballot. After Election Day, votes are counted, and, typically, the majority rules. But things really aren’t so simple. For one thing, citizens bring diff…
 
Political Scientist Mary-Kate Lizotte’s new book, Gender Differences in Public Opinion: Values and Political Consequences (Temple University Press, 2020) helps us to understand the concept of the gender gap in American politics and how this gap looks across a host of different policy areas. Lizotte examines four different policy umbrellas: the use …
 
Ronnie Grinberg speaks with Pamela S. Nadell, the Patrick Clendenen Chair in Women’s and Gender History and director of Jewish studies at American University. Her books include America's Jewish Women, winner of the Everett Family Foundation Book of the Year Award from the Jewish Book Council, and Women Who Would Be Rabbis, a National Jewish Book Aw…
 
You mean big business is good, contributes to our general welfare, and is not generally guilty--with notable exceptions--of all of the charges made against it? That's the argument libertarian economist Tyler Cowen makes in his book Big Business: A Love Letter to an American Anti-Hero (St. Martins, 2019) Most NBN listeners will raise an eyebrow to t…
 
Image: People in the countryside working at night to produce steel. The Party: The Secret World of China's Communist Rulers, by Richard McGregor. Matthew Waterson (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher) Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. https://www.amazon.com/Party-Secret-Chinas-Communist-Rulers/dp/B083ZLHL6T/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=…
 
Image: Sending government officials to work in the countryside, 1957. [In fact, what happened of course, was that everyone who had a scintilla of education was regarded as a possible traitor to the Lord Mao, so was sent to work at excruciatingly hard labor with minimal food, coats, shoes. Feeding pigs; digging trenches in rocky soil. ". . .Thaxton …
 
Photo: A conference session including Clement Attlee, Ernest Bevin, Vyacheslav Molotov, William D. Leahy, Joseph E. Davies, James F. Byrnes, and Harry S. Truman Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-R67561 / CC-BY-SA 3.0 For documentary purposes the German Federal Archive often retained the original image captions, which may be erroneous, biased, obsolete or poli…
 
Photo: Yalta American Delegation in Livadia Palace from left to right: Secretary of State Edward Stettinius, Maj. Gen. L. S. Kuter, Admiral E. J. King, General George C. Marshall, Ambassador Averell Harriman, Admiral William Leahy, and President F. D. Roosevelt. Livadia Palace, Crimea, Russia United States Army Signal Corps - Library of Congress Di…
 
Photo: Winston Churchill at the Second Quebec Conference, September 1944 Churchill and President Roosevelt with Allied chiefs of staff on the the terrace at the Citadel at Quebec, 16 September 1944. Date | September 1944 Source | http://media.iwm.org.uk/iwm/mediaLib//21/media-21366/large.jpg War Office official photographer, Horton (Maj) Permission…
 
Photo: Pres. F. D. Roosevelt in conference with Gen. D. MacArthur, Adm. Chester Nimitz, Adm. W. D. Leahy, while on tour in Hawaiian Islands". Date | 28 July 1944 Source | High resolution download from http://www.dodmedia.osd.mil/DVIC_View/Still_Details.cfm?SDAN=HDSN9902408&JPGPath=/Assets/Still/1999/DoD/HD-SN-99-02408.JPG. Author | US Navy http://J…
 
Photo: Tehran, Iran, Dec. 1943—Front row: Marshal Stalin, President Roosevelt, Prime Minister Churchill on the portico of the Soviet Embassy—Back row: General H.H. Arnold, Chief of the U.S. Army Air Force; General Alan Brooke, Chief of the Imperial General Staff; Admiral Cunningham, First Sea Lord; Admiral William Leahy, Chief of staff to President…
 
Photo: Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Winston Churchill at the Cairo Conference, 25 November 1943 Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), - This media is available in the holdings of the National Archives and Records Administration, cataloged under the National Archives Identifier (NAID) 196609. Franklin D. Roosevelt, C…
 
Photo: Henry L. Stimson, former Secretary of War and State. Harris & Ewing - This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID cph.3b01973. This tag does not indicate the copyright status of the attached work. A normal copyright tag is still required. See Commons:Licensing for …
 
Photo: American soldiers land near Algiers. Unknown author or not provided - U.S. National Archives and Records Administration Public Domain File:Near Algiers, "Torch" troops hit the beaches behind a large American flag "Left" hoping for the French Army not fire... - NARA - 195516.jpg Created: 8 November 1942date QS:P571,+1942-11-08T00:00:00Z/11 Lo…
 
Photo: Rear Admiral King arrives on board the USS Lexington in a new SOC Seagull in 1936. The original uploader was Binksternet at English Wikipedia. 7 October 2007 (original upload date) - Official U.S. Navy photo 80-G-454721; Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons. U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Ernest J. King, USN ,arrives on board the aircraft carrie…
 
Photo: Description: Casablanca-Conference - Seated: President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Churchill. Standing, front row, left to right: General Arnold, Admiral King, General Marshall, Admiral Pound, Air Chief Marshal Portal, General Brooke, Field Marshal Dill, and Admiral Mountbatten. January 1943. Post-Work: W.Wolny - http://www.ibiblio.org/hype…
 
Photo: n August 18, 1943 at the first Quebec Conference. (King, Roosevelt, Churchill. Behind: General "Hap" Arnold, Air Chief Marshal Charles Portal, General Sir Alan Brooke, Admiral Ernest King, Field Marshal Sir John Dill, General George C. Marshall, Admiral Sir Dudley Pound, and Admiral William Leahy) US Army Signal Corps - US Naval History and …
 
Photo: Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill aboard HMS Prince of Wales in 1941 US Navy - U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph #: NH 67209 : http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/sh-fornv/uk/uksh-p/pow12.htm Donation of Vice Admiral Harry Sanders, USN (Retired), 1969. Conference leaders during Church services on the after deck of HMS Prince o…
 
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