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“Pod Save America” cohost Tommy Vietor thought foreign policy was boring and complicated until he got the education of a lifetime working for President Obama’s National Security Council. On “Pod Save the World,” he and former deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes break down the latest developments and bring you behind the scenes with the people who were there. New episodes every Wednesday.
 
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TALKING POLITICS

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TALKING POLITICS

David Runciman and Catherine Carr

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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 ...
 
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Not Enough Champagne

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Not Enough Champagne

Cory Hazlehurst and Steve Haynes

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Come for the political analysis, stay for the bad jokes and wrong predictions. Not Enough Champagne is run by Steve Haynes, who in a previous life was a Parliamentary Candidate for the Liberal Democrats, and Cory Hazlehurst, a Labour activist who has written about politics for the New Statesman. We try to work out what the hell is going on with British Politics and take a step back to shed new light on issues most news outlets don't talk about.
 
British Suits and Cowboy Boots, a podcast exploring the relationship between Britain and the great states of Texas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Arkansas and Oklahoma. Each episode British Consul General Richard Hyde sits down with a prominent leader from the worlds of culture, sport, business or politics to talk about the transatlantic relationship and what it means to them.
 
Big Boys Don't Cry is a weekly podcast in which Paddy Johnston & Rob Gordon discuss a romantic film, as well as catching up about culture, politics, video games and nonsense. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/bigboyspodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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, Dylan Matthews, Jerusalem Demsas, Dara Lind, and other voices dig into the weeds on important national issues, including healthcare immigration, and housing. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
Have you ever wondered what the House of Lords does, how it works and who makes up its membership? Subscribe to our new podcast and be the first to hear from members and staff of the House of Lords as we explore what is happening and what it is like to be a part of the UK Parliament. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Apprehensive about the future? Like many, you likely have a gut feeling that things aren't quite right, but haven’t been able to place your finger on why. That feeling only grows with the increasing political tensions, economic uncertainty, natural disasters, and supply chain disruptions. What do all these challenges mean? And what will be the result of society’s current trajectory? “Breaking Down: Collapse” takes the complex concepts surrounding the ultimate collapse of modern industrial so ...
 
In an overwhelmingly woke comedic landscape, right-leaning stand-up Geoff Norcott is a rare beast. In WMPT he gets to the heart of what ordinary people think about social and political issues. Whatever the contentious subject – he’ll be honest and blunt, but without being a dick. Mostly. Geoff has appeared on Live at the Apollo, Mash Report, Question Time, Mock the Week and pops up frequently on UK political debate programmes. He’s also written for shows ranging from Have I Got News For You ...
 
38% of Americans feel the two party system works great. This podcast is for the other 62% Every week, host Dan Sally dives deep into the most talked about issues of the day with activists, historians, and subject matter experts to go beyond the "red vs blue" narrative that dominates American politics and get to the heart of the issues the country faces today.
 
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Department of Politics, Birkbeck College

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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.
 
Intelligence Squared is the world’s leading forum for debate and intelligent discussion. Live and online we take you to the heart of the issues that matter, in the company of some of the world’s sharpest minds and most exciting orators. Join the debate at www.intelligencesquared.com and download our weekly podcasts every Tuesday and Friday.
 
Two #Northern girls on a podcast discussing trending topics and everything in between #UpTheM1 HOSTS : @DMgrs_x & @OliviaLiv891DanyelleTwitter: @Dmgrs_xOliviaTwitter: @Olivia891Instagram: @liv_21.xUrban SoulTwitter - @UR8ANSOULInstagram - @ur8an_soulMUSIC : @drew_archie_ - www.instagram.com/drew_archie/Get in touch and share your questions with us...Twitter : twitter.com/UpTheM1Podcast#TweetsOfTheWeek See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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The Wigs

Minnimal Productions

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The Wigs is a monthly podcast exploring and interrogating contemporary legal issues in and out of the court room. The first and only podcast (so far) featuring practising barristers talking shop. Join Emmanuel Kerkyasharian, Felicity Graham, Stephen Lawrence and Jim Minns as they deep dive into the scenarios and outcomes that make up our legal system.
 
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Three Old Hacks

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Mihir Bose, David Smith, Nigel Dudley

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Mihir Bose – former BBC Sports Editor, David Smith – Economics Editor of the Sunday Times and political commentator Nigel Dudley have been friends since they first met while working at Financial Weekly in 1980s. They have kept in touch regularly, setting the world to rights over various lunches and dinners. With coronavirus making that impossible, what do journalists do, deprived of long convivial lunches over a bottle of red wine or several? Why, podcast of course.Get in contact with the po ...
 
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Gentlemanly Terrorists: Political Violence and the Colonial State in India, 1919-1947 (Cambridge University Press, 2017) by Durba Ghosh uncovers the critical place of revolutionary terrorism in the colonial and postcolonial history of modern India. The book reveals how so-called 'Bhadralok dacoits' used assassinations, bomb attacks, and armed robbe…
 
In this week’s episode of London Calling is very sobering – literally. Before James and Toby talk about who’s to blame for the crisis in Ukraine, Toby’s Dry January turned very wet over the weekend. Then they take on Putin, Biden, NATO and Ukraine and why they can’t bring themselves to spell Kiev “K-Y-I-V.” On the home front, would Boris be better …
 
Dr Christian Busch has spent his career studying chance, serendipity, and how to maximise opportunity. He is director of the Center for Global Affairs' Global Economy Program at New York University and his new book, Connect the Dots, analyses the art and science of creating good luck. He joins journalist Rosamund Urwin to talk about it. Learn more …
 
Pod Save America is vaxxed, boosted, and headed back on the road! Get tickets & learn more: crooked.com/events Join Jon, Lovett, Tommy, Dan, and special guests this spring and summer as they travel across the country for conversations about politics, the press, and the impending threats to our democracy (but in a fun way!)Listener presales: January…
 
The District of Saanich, despite its size as the largest municipality on Vancouver Island, lacks a singular identifiable hub — something council is seeking to change. The council has proposed an Uptown Douglas plan, which would re-imagine the mostly-industrial and commercial neighbourhood as a city core, complete with a renewed focus on pedestrians…
 
For whatever reason, broad swaths of the Alt Right and Dissident Right have come to believe that they can save the west through voyeristic e-cheerleading of Putin and Russian geopolitical objectives. These people have deluded themselves into believing that globalist geopolitics begin and end with Zionism, and that Putin offers meaningful resistance…
 
A Canadian lithium company is being bought by China, Edmonton city council struggles with transit designs, and a Victoria biologist just wants us to think about the birds. Also, millions are required to renovate 24 Sussex Drive. Hosts: Shane and Patrick Duration: 54:45 For detailed show notes visit westerncontext.ca.…
 
If you don’t succeed, that doesn’t mean you’re a failure. Jarrod Speed returns to GCC to continue talking about his experience of attempting a world record attempt by doing an obstacle course at the top of the highest mountain in Africa, as well as confirming the many challenges along the way and what’s in store for him going forward! This week is …
 
As the new film, The Edge of War, hits Netflix screens starring Jeremy Irons as British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain negotiating on the brink of World War Two in 1938, we revisit an archive debate discussing that pivotal moment in history. Journalist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Applebaum is joined by a collection of celebrated hist…
 
In 2009, Boko Haram, a small Islamist group, launched an insurgency in the north eastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri. The conflict would eventually force hundreds of thousands from their homes, and leave tens of thousands dead. We hear a witness account of how the violence started. Plus, this past week Americans have been observing the Martin Luther…
 
We’ve been to the Year 2000…and we watched a film called Road Trip! We talk about it on this week’s episode and we look back on this era of dumb comedies. You can find us on Twitter @BigBoysDontPod and you can email us at bigboysdontcrypodcast@gmail.com. If you enjoy our show and want to give back, you can support us through our Acast Supporter pag…
 
Homer - The Odyssey - Episode 3 - Odysseus And The Cyclops Don't See Eye To Eye! I’m Christy Shriver, and we’re here to discuss books that have changed the world and have changed us. And I’m Garry Shriver and this is the How to Love Lit Podcast. This is our third episode covering Homer’s Odyssey, and Christy, are we finally getting to Odysseus this…
 
The latest twists and turns in the ‘partygate’ drama this week as Conservative MPs threatened a vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Boris Johnson. We explore the progress of Sue Gray’s inquiry into the partygate row, how Johnson will respond and whether he can survive. Presented by Sebastian Payne, with George Parker, Robert Shrimsley and Camil…
 
Raheem Kassam and Natalie Winters discuss Chuck Schumer's homophobic staffer hypocrisy, the beef squashing between Trump and DeSantis, the lack of chicken basically anywhere, and Gavin Wax joins to discuss his analysis on the Texas Governor's race. Follow Natalie: https://gettr.com/user/nataliegwinters Follow Gavin: https://gettr.com/user/gavinwax …
 
This episode discusses Big Ben's Renovation, Michael Todd, Machine Gun Kelly & Megan Fox, Meagan Good, Keita Balde, 4 Day Working Week & Oloni's Crush Notes plus our #TweetsOfTheWeek. Hosts: Danyelle Twitter: @dxgtweets : https://twitter.com/dxgtweets Olivia Twitter: @Olivia891 : https://twitter.com/OliviaLiv891 Instagram: @liv_21.x : https://www.i…
 
Everywhere you look, self-appointed right-wing "thought leaders" are arguing in furtherance of Russian geopolitical objectives under the pretext that doing so will weaken America, thereby striking a blow at the heart of GloboHomo. The problem is that GloboHomo isn't a uniquely American phenomenon. Further, all sides of international conflict are al…
 
A Vancouver Island-based nonprofit chapter, ElderDog Victoria, helps senior citizens to keep their beloved canine companions as they age or experience mobility challenges. Now, with over 100 volunteers, they're looking to expand. To find out more, we speak with Good Newsletter editor Emily Fagan.By Jackie Lamport, Martin Bauman, Emily Fagan
 
Jerusalem Demsas and Dylan Matthews talk with Joey Politano (@JosephPolitano), economics blogger and self-described "mid-tier take-haver," to go over one big question on people’s minds right now: are corporations profiting off of inflation? References: Joey’s blog post about rising corporate prices and inflation Sen. Elizabeth Warren on rising corp…
 
Roopa Farooki is a doctor, author and creative-writing lecturer, whose new book, Everything Is True, tells the story of her first 40 days treating patients during the pandemic in the UK. She speaks with paediatrician and broadcaster Dr Guddi Singh about the reality of working in medicine during a global health crisis and the challenges of capturing…
 
On this episode I am joined by former CIA analyst turned author David McCloskey. David has written a fantastic new spy novel called Damascus Station”. I have to be honest David’s book is brilliant and sits in my favourite spy novels of all time. On this episode David and I take a look at the situation in Syria, and look at how those real life eleme…
 
In this week’s episode, host Steve Anglesey starts the podcast by reading listeners a story, the tragic tale of Agent Blond in Now, Time to Die, starring Boris Johnson. Broadcaster and writer Jonty Bloom then joins the podcast to discuss why the end of Boris Johnson won't mean the beginning of the end for Brexit, what the next prime minister could …
 
Food prices are expected to rise between 5 to 7% in 2022, according to Canada’s Food Price Report — with a family of four projected to spend $966 more on food than in 2021. To find out the ripple effects on the Island, we speak to Michell’s Farm co-owner Terry Michell, Goldstream Food Bank vice-president Walter Dubeau, and UBC Land and Food Systems…
 
Dan speaks with Garrett Epps, Professor Emeritus of the U of Baltimore School of Law, about the case of DeRay Mckesson - a BLM organizer locked in a 5 year legal battle with a police officer who sustained injuries at a rally he spoke at. In this episode, we discuss how civil suits provide states a convenient way to suppress free speech through thre…
 
One year on from Joe Biden’s inauguration David and Helen talk with Gary Gerstle about what’s gone wrong. What is the strategy behind this presidency? Has it tried to do too much or too little? And are the dark warnings of another American civil war really plausible? Plus we discuss whether the original American Civil War should really be used as t…
 
This one is hot off the press straight after a ridiculously eventful PMQ's. Including actual jokes from Starmer, defections & a body blow from David Davis. I also talk about the BBC license fee and respond to two cracking letters. Support the Podcast, keep it weekly & AD-FREE https://www.patreon.com/geoffnorcott?fan_landing=true 2021/22 LIVE UK TOU…
 
In the midst of a housing crisis, all building is seen as “good” when it comes to tackling supply, but how much attention is being paid to developments that don’t just provide “units”, but community? We’re joined by architects Alfonso and Rob to talk about urbanism, SHDs and why accusations of NIMBYism are often misplaced when it comes to creating …
 
Pressure continues to build on UK prime minister Boris Johnson. Denis Staunton has the latest from London. But first Jack Horgan-Jones and Jennifer Bray talk about Minister for Justice Helen McEntee's plan to tackle gender-based violence and the growing optimism that Covid-19 rules can be relaxed and ultimately dismantled. See acast.com/privacy for…
 
Laura Palmer's podcast "Island Crime" has begun a new season where she explores the 1991 disappearance of Michael Dunahee. Today she joins us to explain why she's telling this story, and what sets this apart from the ethically ambiguous true crime format. Today's episode is sponsored by Odlum Brown and Fatso. Get more stories like this in your inbo…
 
They're apparently saying the quiet part out loud on CBS in the current year. Elizabeth Warren was recently invited on to explain how the Democrat's electoral strategy in 2022 and 2024 will be to give free money to non-whites. As she explains, black people take out loans and don't pay them back, therefore we need to forgive their loans so they can …
 
Nicholas Canny is an Emeritus Professor at the National University of Ireland-Galway (NUIG). Since completing his PhD at the University of Pennsylvania he has pursued an influential publishing career spanning the early 1970s until today. He is the author or editor of 11 books and has written over 70 published papers. He was founding Director of the…
 
On today’s episode, Tommy and Ben interview Secretary of State Tony Blinken about the threat of Russia invading Ukraine, the Iran deal, combatting antisemitism and promoting democracy. They also discuss how silicon valley views human rights in China, why Boris Johnson could party his way into retirement, how Novak Djokovic got the boot from Austral…
 
This week we had the opportunity to speak with Daniel J Kim, AKA The Pop Mythologist, about the role that pop culture and works of fiction play when it comes to learning about, coping with, and educting on collapse. The Pop Mythologist is the founder and editor of the pop culture blog, PopMythology.com. In his "Hero Wisdom" column he uses pop cultu…
 
Mike’s chat with Beth Crane continues in this episode (posted here due to being stuck in drafts for 2 years); where they talk about the incredible sci-fi audio drama We Fix Space Junk as Beth is the co-creator, writer and voice of Kilner (Hedley Knights, the other co-creator & sound engineer is also present but this chat primarily focuses on Beth).…
 
Weeds co-hosts Jerusalem Demsas and Dara Lind talk with Robinson Meyer (@yayitsrob), staff writer at the Atlantic, about the climate provisions in President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better bill. They discuss specific climate-focused policy proposals and the political stalemate Congress is in, thanks to the filibuster in the Senate. Plus, a white pape…
 
Natalie Livingstone’s recently published book, The Women of Rothschild, tells the lesser known stories of the women who have played pivotal roles in one of the world’s most storied family dynasties throughout history. She joins journalist, author and former Editor-in-Chief of Tatler, Catherine Ostler, to discuss the book and its protagonists, who r…
 
A tech startup offering real estate ownership stakes for a little as $1 has arrived on Vancouver Island, and reactions are mixed. Are the new wave of real estate investment properties a democratizing tool for wealth, or another contributor to the province’s affordable housing crisis? We speak with Addy co-founder Stephen Jagger, Sooke councillor To…
 
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