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Jonny Bentley and Adam Bragan are two British twentysomethings with an interest in all things politics. Pints & Politics aims to deliver an analysis of Britain's politics in a fun and digestible manner, as if you were having the discussion in a British pub! Breaking down current affairs, debating ethical issues and looking at America from afar. Debating. Educating. Entertaining (hopefully!).
 
Share Politics is our flagship politics show. Each Sunday evening between 6 and 8 pm, our man in Westminster Colin Bloom pulls in guests of the highest quality. Colin is Director of Outreach in the Conservative Party, works in Westminster and every Sunday nights he opens his contacts book to gets people with influence to talk the topics of the day. You get the opportunity to ask questions live. Expect to hear Nathalie Bennett discussing the relevance of the Greens, Jeremy Corbyn on his Labou ...
 
Brexit, Theresa May's fragile hold on power, the return of the Labour left under Jeremy Corbyn, and Donald Trump as President make this a fascinating time in politics. But the reality for many people in the UK is a rise in the cost of living, cuts to public services and uncertainty over the future. The Mirror Politics team analyse the goings on in Westminster and beyond, and let you know how the plans made by people in power will really affect you. We speak to the key players and give you ou ...
 
Two journalists. One's British, the other's American. Their biggest argument is over whose country is more fucked. Listen to them rant for about half an hour, during happy hour. John Sweeney has pissed off Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, the Church of Scientology and the government of North Korea. An old school reporter, he worked at the London Observer, then the BBC. He's written 12 books, including four novels, the 200,000-copy bestseller ELEPHANT MOON, set in WW2 Burma, two modern-day polit ...
 
Radical Reflections stands in resolute and determined solidarity with the working class of all countries, and aims to assist in the campaign to build a strong collective of political activists capable of overthrowing the capitalist mode of production and implementing communism, both nationally and internationally.
 
Hello, fellow fight fans. MCR consists of- Matthew J. Hunter: Current videographer/photographer for sherdog.com and pretentious know-it-all. UK Robbie Hearns: UK Boxing expert and second cousin, twice removed, from Lord Eddie himself. Foogatti: Consistent fence sitter and Loma stan…is deeply afraid of Teofimo Lopez. Whether you like boxing, MMA, kickboxing, BJJ, Muay Thai etc. this is the podcast/show/channel/news outlet for you. We will bring you, the fan, a wide variety of opinions and vie ...
 
Abstract Nonsense the Fan Theories Podcast is a 30 minute bi-weekly podcast that takes a look at your favourite films, TV Shows and Games from a different perspective. If you have ever investigated fan theories or looked for alternate readings to popular media, then this show is for you. Subscribe now on itunes, listen to our latest episodes and email us your own fan theories - yourtheories@fantheoriespodcast.com .
 
Welcome to the LabourTALK Podcast. This podcast is produced by Glasgow Pollok Constituency Labour Party (CLP) member John Beattie. Subscribe for interviews from various Labour Party personnel discussing the current and relevant political issues from all levels of governance, including Local Authority, Scottish Parliament and Westminster. This is not an official Labour Party podcast. It is produced by Labour Party members to put forward progressive ideas and promote Labour Party policy, value ...
 
Two academic experts join The Conversation's politics editor, Laura Hood to discuss the key election issues. We’ll of course be talking about Brexit, but we also want to get to grips with the kinds of issues you’d normally expect to hear about in an election, like the state of the economy and what each party has to say about immigration, the NHS and schools. We’ll keep you updated on who’s ahead in the polls. And we’ll also cut through the spin of what’s dominating the headlines.
 
Hear what Israel's top experts in the fields of intelligence, security, international relations and diplomacy have to say about Israel and the complexities of the Middle East in the 21st century.
 
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Stevie remembers the name of both les Amis and the members of kpop boyband BTS, little boy Marius is adopted into the House of Drag Mama Courfeyrac, Grantaire has a looooooong rant which just proves he’s our ADHD boy and J-Hope Prouvaire takes the stage. This podcast was produced by Nemo Martin and Julian Yap. The audio direction and intro composin…
 
We can’t put it off any longer, it’s finally time to revel in some BOYS! Hugo writes some trope-heavy fics, we relate all of them to our new bae Volataire, and Enjolras doesn’t even notice tiddies!? This podcast was produced by Nemo Martin and Julian Yap. The audio direction and intro composing was by JDWasabi. It is a Captain's Collection Creation…
 
We pay remembrance to the only man who matters,: Marius’ dad, and Marius has a massive hard on for Napoleon. We hate that this novel’s politics is so goddamn relevant in the 21st century and we get massively derailed by an incest subplot, twice. This podcast was produced by Nemo Martin and Julian Yap. The audio direction and intro composing was by …
 
Producer Adam Riggio talks with professor, activist, and philosopher Adam Briggle about the struggle for trans rights, the journey of becoming a parent to a transgender boy, and how to use philosophy as part of this political and social struggle. The first episode of the New Left Philosophy series – bringing philosophical and social science researc…
 
Cw: death discussion inc. parental death, We try desperately to pronounce one word, there’s a raunchy tea party that’s protecting pride from corporations, and then Hugo swings to politics that are so present day, it’s almost unbearable. This podcast was produced by Nemo Martin and Julian Yap. The audio direction and intro composing was by JDWasabi.…
 
Jonny talks about racism in the UK after the recent abuse of Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka. There is also discussion on the £20-a-week cut to the Universal Credit system. Island Meet And Greet by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/6641-island-meet-and-greet License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license…
 
Hugo crams more about the old man in, and then crams another couple of old men in on top! Oh boy do we have to pronounce a lot of words in this episode, and Nemo gets to talk about their favourite headcanon. This podcast was produced by Nemo Martin and Julian Yap. The audio direction and intro composing was by JDWasabi. It is a Captain's Collection…
 
Part 2 of Jonny and Gus' extravagant political discussion. A big chat on cancel culture is followed by a look at Donald Trump's bizarre antics of the past week. Island Meet And Greet by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/6641-island-meet-and-greet License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license…
 
This week Habibiti Please is focused on a favorite topic of the show: disarmament. Nashwa and Geneviève host Jeremy Corbyn and Paul Rogers in advance of Selling Death: Why the International Arms Trade Must be Controlled, an upcoming event hosted by Egypt Watch and Jeremy Corbyn’s Peace and Justice Project. Join Jeremy Corbyn, Paul Rogers, and Genev…
 
Jonny and Gus break their big discussion into two parts. Part two is coming later in the week. Big Topic: Freedom day confirmed for July 19, meaning coronavirus restrictions are being (mostly) axed. Other topics: Rishi Sunak wants to raise pension by 8% but faces opposition, Universal Credit £20-per-week uplift and furlough scheme to be scrapped, C…
 
Two weeks ago hundreds of police officers and parapolice descended upon Trinity Bellwoods park in Toronto to violently evict the residents living there, displacing people from their homes and severing communities. Toronto has been cruel and brutal to the people living in this city. The austerity measures put in place using the pandemic as an excuse…
 
Jonny and Gus come in with a bumper episode that has to negate the usual US section. Big Topic: Matt Hancock debacle unpacked. Where does this leave the legitimacy of the UK Government? Other Topics: Booster jabs prepped for the Autumn and the Winter, Gavin Williamson wants a ban on mobiles in schools, Boris Johnson and Sajid Javid want quick end t…
 
cw: references to anti-Blackness, anti-Asian and anti-Indigineous thought, descriptions of child abuse, death mention, brief conversation about Christianity We CRACK this novel WIDE open once again. Voltaire makes his goddamn presence known again, we take more stabs at terrible French pronunciation, and we fantasise about another really really tenu…
 
Jonny's doing another solo-run after Adam's short-notice absence. The pod was recorded just before the Matt Hancock announcement! Big topic: Green list announcement and possibility for double-vaccinated people to skip quarantine! Other topics: Russia ship fiasco, bizarre One Britain One Nation song, John Bercow defects to Labour, and its now five y…
 
Jonny welcomesAdam back after a two-week hiatus! Big Topic: Freedom day of June 21 pushed back to July 19, following Delta variant surge! Other Topics: Australia trade deal, compulsory vaccines for those who work in care-homes, and Dominic Cummings reveals Boris Johnson's thoughts on Matt Hancock! Debate: GB News: Good, bad or dangerous? US Politic…
 
Listen now | In this episode, Nashwa and Ryan sit down with Andrea Horwath, MPP for Hamilton-Centre and the Leader of the Official Opposition New Democrats. Please note this episode was recorded in mid-March. Nashwa and Ryan contextualize this episode with an extensive pre-show- if you do not want to listen to the pre-show please forward this episo…
 
cw: rape mentions, racism discussion (specifically anti-ziganism), discussions of anti-sexworker discrimination, death mention, suicide mention, child abuse Nemo has read CA Shilton’s novel, a prequel of the late Hugo’s novel, and gives it a, uh, compliment open sandwich so you don't have to. This podcast was produced by Nemo Martin and Julian Yap.…
 
Listen now | On the inaugural Harbinger Society Presents live recording it's an evening of history and hard questions on Canadian exceptionalism as Nashwa Khan and Shaadie Ali of Habibti Please and Deathnography's Henry Lee join host Andre Goulet for a conversation on Vincent Bevins' excellent 2020 book 'The Jakarta Method', Ottawa's Victims of Com…
 
APOLOGIES FOR INITIALLY UPLOADING EPISODE 18 AGAIN! Jonny and Gus bring you a whole host of content! Big Topic: June 21 opening under threat as Covid-19 variants rise. Other Topics: Corporation tax slashed to 15% for big tech firms in UK, Tories slammed for cutting price of education plans, and Northern Ireland remain unhappy with their position in…
 
Listen now (24 min) | This week’s episode features a conversation Nashwa and Ryan had a few months ago with Member of Provincial Parliament Jessica Bell. This episode covers provincial politics. An arena where anti-Muslim sentiments have been stoked with Ford’s Conservatives in power. Although this episode does not address Islamophobia we do believ…
 
Listen now | The austerity measures that were first implemented during the pandemic will not ease post-pandemic. Global vaccine apartheid continues to exist and it seems that only those in North America with relations outside of North America or to communities. It feels eerily familiar for people who straddle worlds to be aware that “back to normal…
 
Jonny goes all James O'Brien with a podcast dedicated to his own thoughts on the week's politics! Bit Topic: Boris Johnson cannot answer whether or not restrictions will be lifted on June 21! Other topics: Peter Cruddas gives Tories £500,000 after becoming a Lord, Portugal on the Amber List, Sir Keir Starmer came across well on Piers Morgan's Life …
 
cw: discussions of child neglect More of the same, says Hugo, leading up to the last chapter, the whole point, the boy, the legend, Gavroche, and we meet our new favourite totally-recurring character: Madame Burgon and her three parrots. This podcast was produced by Nemo Martin and Julian Yap. The audio direction and intro composing was by JDWasabi…
 
Jonny and Adam react to the behemoth of a bean spiller that was Dominic Cummings' outburst. Other topics: A tepid warning to avoid travelling to areas such as Bolton and Leicester, because of the Indian variant, Priti Patel makes a digital immigration system and BLM activist Sasha Johnson was shot in the head. America: One year on from George Floyd…
 
Jonny is joined by Gus with Adam stranded at the pub! Big topic: The UK came under attack from the Indian variant! Other news: Pubs, cinemas and stadiums open in the next stage of Boris Johnson's roadmap! Debate: Is the media discussion into the Israeli-Palestine violence too one-sided? America: Joe Biden quiet on Israel, capital riot probe gets th…
 
This week Nashwa spent time with the guys at The Insurgents. In this special crossover episode, Nashwa joins Jordan and Rob of The Insurgents. We discussed the escalating aggression toward Palestinians and the attacks on Gaza that have left over 250 dead. We are disgusted by the Biden administration’s continued support of Netanyahu’s further annexa…
 
Today marks the 73rd anniversary of the Nakba. At the same time, the Israeli occupation has once again increased their assault on Palestinian civilians in east Jerusalem and Gaza. We were honoured to be joined by guests from Palestinian youth Movement Toronto and some of the core organizers behind Palestine Resolution 2021 at the NDP Convention. As…
 
Jonny and Adam bring you the latest stories, with a bit of humour where appropriate! Big topic: Conservatives celebrate a strong set of results in the May elections. Other news: Investigation of government's handling of the virus in 2021 and the introduction of voter IDs in elections. Debate: How do Labour frame an electable campaign, post-Covid? A…
 
cw: homophobic slurs, discussion of ableism, classism, racism, police brutality mention, From a bundle of sticks to a slur, a smattering of Orientalism, we follow some children and we really, really should know who Voltaire is by this point. Also, a monologue on fandom and a conversation about nationality. This podcast was produced by Nemo Martin a…
 
This week’s Eid episode is a double feature! In the first half of this episode, Nashwa sits down with Priya Prabhakar to discuss the ongoing Farmers’ protests in India that began in November 2020. In June of 2020, three ordinances were introduced and eventually passed as acts by Modi and his right-wing government. These bills translate into the mas…
 
Jonny and Adam have a shortened show, as a result of Jonny's faltering WiFi, but still have to time to broadly discuss the ongoing election results across Britain. They also discuss: - France and England battling over Jersey - Why the Conservatives are thriving - How to frame an Election-winning plan Island Meet And Greet by Kevin MacLeod Link: htt…
 
In this May Day double feature, Nashwa and Ryan sit down with Patricio Dávila and Phil Zigman of RenovtictionsTO and Cole Webber of Parkdale Organize. In this May Day double feature, we discuss the state of renovictions in Ontario as well as how people are resisting. Tenant organizers have been working together to resist and fight back. One example…
 
Jonny and Adam go back to the usual formula for this week's political overview. Big topic: Boris Johnson comes under scrutiny for "let bodies pile up" comment and lack of clarity on his housing expenses. Other news: Cladding scandal continues, India in virus meltdown and Sir Keir Starmer's clash with a landlord. Debate: How should we make our educa…
 
Cw: discussion of class, classism, poverty, child poverty, racism, slavery mention, antisemitism mention, Foot fetish on main, high speed shuttles, salamander hell, and we dunk on Marius continuously for nearly an hour. Also, the state of theatre, and Gavroche is there. Also, Nemo keeps saying Royal National Opera, but actually means Royal Opera Ho…
 
Jonny and Adam break this week's episode into four key segments. - Football: England fights back against the European Super League plan. - Racism: Derek Chauvin found guilty for the murder of George Floyd. Stephen Lawrence memorial day hit by unnecessary critics. - Environment: Joe Biden makes a bold new ambition on the green front. Boris Johnson b…
 
Jonny and Adam return for the usual format. Big Topic: Prince Phillip passed away, aged 99. Other news: Boris Johnson says lockdowns have been more effective than vaccines. British Culture Feature: Lobbying Debate: Is the David Cameron lobbying scandal really so shocking? America: Joe Biden pulls troops from Afghanistan but more police brutality in…
 
Cw: discussion about alcohol, death, religion, suicide mention, domestic abuse reference, rape mention, discussion of slavery and incarceration, misogynoir, We struggle once again to pronounce French words, there’s a frankly unbelievably good dad and go on the most hijinks-iest Cemetery adventure, except Hugo says Tell don’t Show! Though to be fair…
 
In this episode, Nashwa, Liv Agar, and Will Menaker talk through the third world cinema excellence of Gillo Pontecorvo's The Battle of Algiers. Enclosed is a preview; if you want to unlock the full episode, you can do so by subscribing on Patreon or Substack. Through its depiction of some of the most pivotal events in the Algerian War of Independen…
 
Jonny is back with Adam, and Adam takes a turn in introducing the pod! Big topic: Beer gardens and hairdressers are the next step of Britain's lockdown exit. Other news: COVID passports and social distancing for a year? British culture feature: May Elections. Debate: Is Sir Keir Starmer doing enough as Labour leader? America: Joe Biden's vaccine pu…
 
This week features a special collaboration between Habibti Please, Canadian Dimension, and Courage Coalition. Nashwa and Ryan sit down with Omar Burgan of Courage Coalition to discuss some of the seven priority resolutions they have put forward for the upcoming NDP convention. They have submitted 14 resolutions for the NDP’s upcoming convention, oc…
 
Jonny is joined by his former flatmate, Gus, with Adam absent. Big topic: Britain gets to the next phase of Boris Johnson's roadmap. Other news: Boris Johnson's affair, COVID passports and the institutional racism report. British culture feature: Scotland Yard Debate: Protestors vs Police: Who is to Blame? America: George Floyd trial and Joe Biden'…
 
Cw: briefly mentioned antisemitism, extended conversation about religion, death mentions, extremely ableist language, discussion about disability Being older than twink faceclaims, bad acting, worse word play, some highly erotic amateur softcore porno and the heist finally gets PLANNED. Warning for some extremely English cold reads of words in Fren…
 
Cw: anti-ziganism, anti-Blackness and anti-Asian racism, brief mention of suicide completion, police brutality Nemo reads a paper they gave at Royal Holloway’s Arts and Decolonisation symposium 2021, titled ‘Decidedly, I am beautiful!’, exploring the use of identity euphoria in literary criticism. For a transcript of this episode including referenc…
 
Jonny and Adam bring you their latest thoughts on political news. The Big Topic: Police interference at the Sarah Everard vigil. Other News: April vaccine shortage and the plain-clothed police officers. UK Culture Feature: Freedom of speech Debate: Are we more or less likely to lose freedom of speech in Brexit Britain? America: Joe Biden verbally a…
 
Cw: death mention, discussion of classism and ableism, reference to sexual abuse, We apologise to Victor Hugo, quickly take the apology back, Jean Valjean and his husband Fauchelevent huddle together for warmth, there’s only one bed, there’s whispered secrets… and the beginning of a heist uwu This podcast was produced by Nemo Martin and Julian Yap.…
 
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