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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 ...
 
This podcast is for individual interviews on the Scott Horton Show. See the Q & A show feed to hear Scott answer listener questions and for the full show archives. Scott Horton is the author of Fool's Errand: Time to End the War in Afghanistan, and is the host of the Scott Horton Show podcast. He has conducted over 5,500 interviews with authors, journalists, activists, and whistleblowers on the most important foreign policy issues since 2003.
 
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Bad Boy Running

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Bad Boy Running

Jody Raynsford & David Hellard

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The amazing world of running you didn't know existed, from a marathon club in San Quentin State Penitentiary to racing 350 miles, unaided with only 8% vision, to setting up a girl's running club in Afghanistan, reprobates David Hellard & Jody Raynsford bring you the world's most interesting running stories, its most incredible runners, presented by some of its worst. A funny, light-hearted look at running that's not afraid to laugh at itself and at you.
 
Afghanistan & Iraq Veteran, Army Sniper, best selling author, and YouTuber with over 2,000,000 subscribers hoping to shed light on what is really going on. Tackling today‘s most controversial social and political issues through the eye of a free thinking American. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/speak-the-truth1/support
 
The past is never past. Every headline has a history. Join us every week as we go back in time to understand the present. These are stories you can feel and sounds you can see from the moments that shaped our world. Subscribe to Throughline+. You'll be supporting the history-reframing, perspective-shifting, time-warping stories you can't get enough of - and you'll unlock access to our sponsor-free feed of the show. Learn more at plus.npr.org/throughline
 
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The Journal.

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The Journal.

The Wall Street Journal & Gimlet

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The most important stories, explained through the lens of business. A podcast about money, business and power. Hosted by Kate Linebaugh and Ryan Knutson. The Journal is a co-production from Gimlet Media and The Wall Street Journal.
 
Voted “Favorite Political Podcast” by Apple Podcasts listeners. Stephen Colbert says "Everybody should listen to the Slate Political Gabfest." The Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz, is the kind of informal and irreverent discussion Washington journalists have after hours over drinks.
 
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Allies

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Lawfare & Goat Rodeo

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After 20 years of war, the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan ended in chaos at an airfield in Kabul. Thousands of Afghans who worked with the American soldiers as translators, interpreters and partners made it onto U.S. military planes. But despite the decades-long efforts of veterans, lawmakers and senior leaders in the military, even more were left behind. Now they live in hiding from the Taliban. From Lawfare and Goat Rodeo, this is Allies. A podcast about America’s eyes and ears over 20 y ...
 
Servicemembers from across the military, sharing their accounts of combat and survival. Hosted by sports talk radio host and Army veteran, Mark Zinno, this podcast brings you firsthand accounts of war, with a perspective you only get from someone who has lived through it. From WWII to Vietnam, Somalia, and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, hear inspirational stories of service and resiliency from those who have fought on and off the battlefield!
 
"Unfinished Business" is both a prequel and sequel to FBI Special Agent Joe Pistone's incredible story of how he infiltrated the mob during the infamous "Donni Brasco" operation. Podcast series chronicles highlights of his decorated career, including never-shared-before stories of Agent Pistone's undercover work overseas. Written by Mark Ramsey and Edward Follis. Produced by P.G. Cuschieri and Mark Ramsey Media. Executive Produced by Christopher Lloyd (Modern Family), Paul Anderson and Nick ...
 
Bloomberg's Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway analyze the weird patterns, the complex issues and the newest market crazes. Join the conversation every Monday and Thursday for interviews with the most interesting minds in finance, economics and markets.
 
Coming Home Well is a platform to explore and create conversation geared towards helping our warriors come home well from war. Join our host, Dr. Tyler Pieron as he broadens the exploration into resources available such as promising research, medical treatments, and supportive organizations. Plug in and listen to stories of overcoming adversities to inspire others to persevere, historians reminding us of the sacrifices that come with war; and professionals embedded within the conflict needin ...
 
“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.
 
Each week The Intercept’s Washington, D.C. bureau brings you one important or overlooked story from the political world. Bureau Chief Ryan Grim and a rotating cast of journalists, politicians, academics and historians tell you what the rest of the media are missing. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Two men who’ve been at the heart of the political world - former Downing Street Director of Communications and Strategy Alastair Campbell and cabinet minister Rory Stewart - join forces from across the political divide. The Rest Is Politics lifts the lid on the secrets of Westminster, offering an insider’s view on politics at home and abroad, while bringing back the lost art of disagreeing agreeably. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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Ear to Asia

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Ear to Asia

Asia Institute, The University of Melbourne

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Ear to Asia is produced by Asia Institute, the Asia research specialists at the University of Melbourne, Australia. In Ear to Asia, we talk with Asia experts to unpack the issues behind news headlines in a region that is rapidly changing the world. Subscribe to us on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts.
 
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First hand reports from Afghanistan, Cambodia, Estonia, Lebanon and the German village of Oberammergau.Taliban promises to respect women's rights seem to be fading. Reports have emerged of Afghan women being arrested for alleged “moral crimes,” and thrown in prison without charge. Ramita Navai managed to get into one of the prisons where these wome…
 
In today's Amanpour, recorded live from Kabul, Christiane opens the show by interviewing former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai. He tells her that his country is doomed if women are not part of its future. Then, UN special envoy to Afghanistan Deborah Lyons, who's had more meetings with the Taliban than any other western official, weighs in. Als…
 
Hey BillOReilly.com Premium and Concierge Members, welcome to the No Spin News for Thursday, May 19, 2022. Stand Up for Your Country. Tonight’s rundown: The proposed Disinformation Board is over before it ever really began. We'll tell you why President Biden set to travel to Japan and South Korea More details on the shootings in Milwaukee A new rep…
 
In this week’s show, ever-deepening concerns about life in Afghanistan where the national rights body is no more, while in Mexico, more than 100,000 people are now officially disappeared. Stay with us too, if you can stand the heat, for a climate update from UN meteorologists - no spoiler alert necessary - and also for an inspiring interview with C…
 
As their country’s economic crisis continues to spiral out of control, Afghans are finding themselves forced to resort to increasingly desperate measures just to get enough food for their families. The crisis is driven by the US refusal to release frozen Afghan central bank reserves, a measure that might restore some semblance of normalcy to the ec…
 
Sri Lanka has been rocked by violent protests. The country is out of cash, which means it is struggling to import fuel, food and basic medicines. This in turn has prompted political turmoil, with anti-government protestors coming under attack from supporters of the ousted government. Rajini Vaidyanathan was there as battles broke out.It was Archbis…
 
Nobel memorial prize winner Daniel Kahneman is one of the world’s most famous psychologists, known particularly for his work identifying the role of cognitive bias in everyday decision making. In this edition of More or Less he talks to Tim Harford about his latest book, Noise - A Flaw in Human Judgement, in which he outlines how a multitude of oft…
 
Protests have been held in Texas after another deadly shooting claimed the lives of more than 20 pupils and teachers at an elementary school in Uvalde. Across the state, in Houston, the NRA - America's largest pro-gun group - is holding its annual meeting. Our first guest on the programme, NPR journalist Andy Uhler, joins us from Texas where divisi…
 
Last year, Old Navy overhauled its women’s clothes to make sizing more inclusive. But then its sales started falling. WSJ’s Suzanne Kapner unpacks why the company’s plan to reach more customers didn’t work. Further Reading: - Old Navy Made Clothing Sizes for Everyone. It Backfired. - Old Navy to Scale Back Its Inclusive Sizing Strategy Learn more a…
 
The world is at a turning point – that's the verdict of German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, who warned the annual economic forum at Davos that more than Ukraine is at risk in Russia’s war. He said Germany, and the European Union, are doing their best to wean themselves off Russian energy and stop feeding the war machine that’s devastating Ukraine. But R…
 
From conserving marine biodiversity to awareness raising and seafood consumption, Associação Natureza Portugal, or ANP, runs several projects that are contributing to a healthier ocean. Based in the coastal city of Lisbon, Portugal, the non-governmental organization works in line with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Ahead of the UN Ocean Conference,…
 
The play Lotus Beauty set in a beauty salon in Southall tells the story of the Punjabi immigrant women it serves where culture meets the desire to fit in. The beauty salon is a backdrop for exploring themes such as domestic abuse, suicide, and a desperation for belonging. We hear from the plays Director Pooja Ghai, and from Kiran Landa, who plays t…
 
Business leaders meeting this week at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, have warned that high levels of inflation are likely to cause a global recession, or worse. Financier George Soros told the annual gathering that ongoing coronavirus lockdowns in China mean “global inflation is liable to turn into global depression”. Meanwhile the…
 
The world of trucking is extraordinarily complex. There are an untold number of players that need to ship goods around the country. And there are tens of thousands of carriers, large and small, who own the trucks that move the goods. Standing in the middle are freight brokerages, whose job is to find the right company to move the right goods. But w…
 
Tyler is joined by Liz Booker, a retired Coast Guard helicopter pilot and writer for young adults, to discuss her passion to open up the exploration of aviation and make it more accessible to young women. Liz nurtures her passion through the Aviatrix Book Review website which offers books in all genres, for all ages, featuring women in aviation. Tu…
 
The US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has outlined America's strategy to counter what he says is China's threat to the international order. In a major speech, he said the US is not seeking a 'cold war' with Beijing - only to ensure that international rules are followed.We also hear about Russia's central bank's cut to interest rates. Elsewhere, …
 
Governments should recruit more women into their national forces so that they can serve at UN field operations, an award-winning peacekeeper from Zimbabwe has said. Major Winnet Zharare is the recipient of the 2021 Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award, presented by the UN Secretary-General during a ceremony on Thursday in observation of the I…
 
Many of the deadliest mass shootings in the U.S. have involved an assault-style rifle like the AR-15. WSJ’s Zusha Elinson reports on how Washington regulations have failed to stop the gun's rise to prominence. Further Reading: America’s Failed Attempt to Ban Assault Weapons Further Listening: Red-Flag Laws, Their Application and One Mother’s Experi…
 
Here are some notes and references from this week’s show: Kate McGee and Jolie McCullough for The Texas Tribune: “Confronted with mass shootings, Texas Republicans have repeatedly loosened gun laws” Bruce Leshan for WUSA9: “Other countries have been hit by school shootings – and done something” Carl Hulse for The New York Times: “How Congress Passe…
 
When American parents sent their kids to school today, in the back of their minds must have been the horrors of Tuesday's massacre in Texas that left 19 children and two teachers dead. Eric Holder was US attorney general at the time of the Sandy Hook shooting 10 years ago. Christiane asked him about grappling with this as a father and as America's …
 
in April 1966 thousands of artists and performers from all over Africa descended on the Senegalese capital, Dakar, for the first World Festival of Black Arts. Ibrahim el-Salahi and Elimo Njau are two leading African artists who took part in that first festival. The spoke to Ashley Byrne in 2016Photo: Poster from the first World Festival of Black Ar…
 
Amongst all his other difficulties, Boris Johnson has promised to improve the outcome for rape victims, saying he will fix the system. It was a pledge made after the murder of Sarah Everard. Today, long awaited guidelines on evidence in trials have been published which campaigners say will do just the opposite. They'll deter women from coming forwa…
 
Reports have emerged of terrible atrocities committed against civilians in Russian-occupied areas of Ukraine. Some people have tried to escape, braving bullets and artillery fire in order to reach government-controlled areas. Among those helping them are volunteers carrying out rescue missions by driving into Russian held territory to pick up those…
 
Inflation is too high, and the Federal Reserve has started on an aggressive hiking path in order to tame it. But will these hikes really accomplish anything? After all, the Fed can't print more oil or housing. So what is the central bank's real goal here? On this episode we speak with Edward Harrison, a senior reporter on the Bloomberg markets team…
 
The Covid-19 pandemic forced countries all over the world to close entire industries and force the majority of people to stay in their own homes where possible, only leaving for the bare essentials. Following the arrival of a vaccine economies began to open back up, however, restarting the behemoth-like supply chains was not as simple as first hope…
 
Today, China is a global superpower. But less than two hundred years ago, the nation was in a state of decline. After what became known as the 'century of humiliation' at the hands of Western imperialist powers, its very survival was in question. A movement arose to fight off foreign interference and preserve Chinese culture in the face of intense …
 
Following the fatal mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, we discuss the economics of America's gun culture. The US Vice President, Kamala Harris, is calling for the country to pass "reasonable" gun laws after the attack which left 19 children and two teachers dead. We reflect on the impact of George Floyd's death, two years on fr…
 
The killer of 19 children and two teachers wrote on social media that he'd carry out the attack. Also: the British prime minister, Boris Johnson says he won't resign over "bitter and painful" judgement of a report into parties held in Downing Street during Covid restrictions, and scientists in the United States have developed a remote-controlled ro…
 
Tonight’s rundown: Guest host Monica Crowley gives the latest on the Uvalde, TX school shooting The latest primary results After a Roe vs. Wade leak, Yale law students call for action against conservatives This Day in History: Constitutional Convention begins Final Thought: Bill on America In Case You Missed It: "Killing the Killers" is on sale now…
 
Kevin Paffrath is a social media influencer who dishes out financial advice on multiple platforms. He cashed in on young people’s hunger for investment tips from non-traditional sources. But as WSJ’s Robbie Whelan explains, Paffrath's followers became fickle when his advice turned cautious. Further Reading: -The Social-Media Stars Who Move Markets …
 
Acknowledgement of Country Headlines Naavikaran is a Meanjin based trans-Goddess, an upcoming producer, multimedia artist and changemaker. Through storytelling and the practice of culture, Naavikaran wants to support the care for land, Elders and children to come. She will be performing next week at 10 and 11pm on Thursday the 2nd of June for the e…
 
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