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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.
 
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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 ...
 
Scottish politics dissected from a left, pro-independence stance. Each week, award-winning broadcaster and journalist, Lesley Riddoch chews over the week’s news with former media lecturer and Dundee United fan, Pat Joyce. If you like intelligent, quirky chat about Scottish society and culture, and Scottish, UK and international politics analysed from a Scottish perspective; this podcast is for you.
 
Our lives have changed – our politics need to change too. Now is a time for us to remember that we need each other as Americans. Now is a time for us to reject those voices that say we don’t. The Braver Angels Podcast brings you face to face with leading voices from across the divide alongside remarkable Americans you did not know existed. Experience a movement to reignite the spirit of America and defeat the forces that divide us. With John Wood, Jr., Ciaran O’Connor and April Lawson.
 
Declare Your Independence with Ernest Hancock strives to create an understanding of the Philosophy of Liberty. Understanding is far more important than agreement -- that will come in its own time. DONATE Bitcoin Cash Here bitcoincash:qzrkp8y6tyqkfeachrwl5axqc7z90xyc8sg97dkp6u DONATE Bitcoins Here 1GEqNGni2TkrEyarEDeFwsycPrD9V5GY6
 
Democracy Now! is an independent daily TV & radio news program, hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. We provide daily global news headlines, in-depth interviews and investigative reports without any advertisements or government funding. Our programming shines a spotlight on corporate and government abuses of power and lifts up the stories of ordinary people working to make change in extraordinary times. Democracy Now! is live weekdays at 8am ET and available 24/ ...
 
"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 ...
 
The Counterflow Podcast is a weekly show featuring discussions and interviews with people who are outside of and critical toward mainstream liberal and conservative politics. Counterflow challenges the conventional right/left binary and is concerned with the more important distinction of free vs unfree. The show features thinkers from all backgrounds, who do not fit into the narrow framework of fashionable opinion. The show addresses cultural and lifestyle issues as well as philosophy and po ...
 
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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.
 
Politics & culture, locked down. From the producers of Oh God, What Now? (formerly Remainiacs), The Bunker is fearless, independent political talk for Britain and beyond. We examine the big issues with humour and expertise, cutting through the claptrap to make sense of what’s really going on – and give you the fighting spirit to keep on keeping on. Our full-panel roundtable podcast goes out every Tuesday, with shorter Bunker Daily editions on a single subject or interview on Mondays, Wednesd ...
 
The Richie Allen Show is the most listened to independent news radio show in Europe. The show airs Mon - Thurs at 5 PM UK Time & 11 AM Sundays on richieallen.co.uk fabradiointernational.com, triggerwarning.tv and TuneIn Radio. Richie interviews men and women who have vital information that is being suppressed by mainstream media. The show is often controversial but always fair and balanced. Listen now.
 
The truth will set you free. Each week on "The Truth Report", Salon politics and culture writer Chauncey DeVega searches for personal, philosophical, empirical, and moral truth with New York Times best-selling authors, leading opinion makers and other experts on politics, history, social justice, the creative arts, human rights, the economy, technology, and the Age of Trump.
 
Have you had it with politics-as-usual? Are you curious about why the vague notion of "public interest" is constantly forwarded by those who want to control you and your property? Do you yearn for a day when you are respected as an individual? Do you want to learn about the implications of self-ownership? Do you desire to live in a brilliantly better future? A dangerous myth perpetuates our political plight in America - the belief that we are free. In fact, scores of unjust laws violate our ...
 
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South China Morning Post

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Want to learn more about China first-hand, from reporters on the ground? In every episode, we take a deep-dive into a specific topic, mixing independent reporting and exclusive interviews to bring you unique insights into an emerging potential superpower. Now, we’re featuring regular updates on the coronavirus pandemic from across the country. Brought to you by the South China Morning Post.
 
Unf*cking The Republic (UNFTR) is a series of audio essays on the grand American experiment lovingly curated and presented by a quasi-anonymous political writer. Each essay reflects on a singular topic that is generally misunderstood or purposely obfuscated by the so-called “powers that be.” As we know, history is written by the victors and can be perilously manufactured to favor destructive world views. These views become intractably ingrained in the public consciousness and pervert public ...
 
All episodes are available for free, with ad-free episodes available for Wondery+ subscribers. On February 10th, 1796, Vice President John Adams wrote to his wife Abigail, lamenting the state of discourse in the country. The election was nearing—and becoming heated. Newspapers screamed, factions warred, and John Adams was dismayed with what he called “the wicked Game.” Americans in 2020 can relate. They still have to endure weeks of shouting, outrage, and the worst sort of political rancor a ...
 
The Hartmann Report is an independent daily podcast hosted by award winning, author, radio & TV host Thom Hartmann. Thom’s podcast highlights the bigger picture behind politics, science and culture through discussion and debate. Catch Thom’s live show Monday through Friday noon ET / 9am PT- www.thomhartmann.com.
 
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. We host podcasts with high-level guest speakers as well as our own experts. Essential listening for anyone seeking to better understand foreign policy challenges!
 
CorbettReport.com Feature Interviews presents guests from around the world on headline news and current events from a fiercely independent perspective. Issues covered include 9/11 and false flag terror, the Big Brother police state, the global warming hoax and how central banks control the political process. Guests include politicians, scientists, activists and newsmakers from around the world.
 
The longest running independent international affairs podcast features in-depth interviews with policymakers, journalists and experts around the world who discuss global news, international relations, global development and key trends driving world affairs. Named by The Guardian as "a podcast to make you smarter," Global Dispatches is a podcast for people who crave a deeper understanding of international news.
 
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In episode 4 of our series of conversations with climate activists, host Marlene Halliday chats with Justin Kenrick of Extinction Rebellion about the role of grassroots activists in pressing governments to tackle the climate emergency. This is the podcast version of the original livestreamed interview which took place during the COP26 conference in…
 
Today we celebrate the life of Noam Chomsky who turns 93 this week and discuss the nature of punditry, the role of true intellectuals in today’s society and the cult of pseudo intellectual charlatans. Chapters 00:01:32 Intro 00:04:52 Segment 1 00:17:22 Segment 2 00:27:02 Segment 3 00:33:28 Show Notes 00:34:48 Book Love 00:35:34 Emails + Shoutouts 0…
 
Hear all the music on our rolling playlist: https://bit.ly/CultBunk It’s the first of two Best Of 2021 editions where we choose the best music, TV and films of a turbulent year. Our special guest is cosmic explorer of northern psychedelia Jane Weaver, whose album ‘Flock’ was one of our favourites this year. Plus journalist, DJ and editor of Umbrell…
 
Anerica is starting to finally wake up. but they are still voting in democrats who will do notihng but hurt this country. When will the people finllay really rise up and stop this insanity from the left. Two weeks ago, Kyle Rittenhouse was found not guilty. What has happened. since then. We discuss that tonight and other things.…
 
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Let the Trumpies and Maskholes argue it out on social media and in their chat rooms, but keep them the hell out of our stores, bars, restaurants and theaters. Enough is enough! Lori Wallach - Global Protesters Demand TRIPS Waiver. Is the Santa Shortage Part of the "War On Christmas?" See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Pr…
 
It's Casual Friday! Sam and Emma host Natalie Shure, columnist at the New Republic and health policy expert, to discuss developments in federal health policy to expect with upcoming legislation and Supreme Court decisions. They begin with the state of Roe v. Wade, as the American public waits for a decision on the Mississippi law banning abortion a…
 
Alec Baldwin has done the unthinkable, not just in wielding the gun that shot and killed Halyna Hutchins on the set of Rust in October of this year, but in giving a national interview to George Stephanopoulos of ABC News before the investigation has even run its course.Why would someone do such a reckless thing? Why would his lawyers allow it? Alec…
 
Subscribe to the Belabored RSS feed here. Support the podcast on Patreon. Subscribe and rate on iTunes, Stitcher, and Spotify. Tweet at @DissentMag with #Belabored to share your thoughts, or join the conversation on Facebook. Check out the full archive here. Belabored is produced by Colin Kinniburgh. The news these days is full of stories about the…
 
This week's guests are three young activists who were busy calling out polluters during COP. Host Marlene quizzes them on how it feels to take direct action such as disrupting a meeting (maybe doing a little research?) and their hopes and fears for the future.By YesCowal Podcasts
 
Democracy Now! 2021-12-03 Friday Headlines for December 03, 2021 From Abortion Bans to Anti-Trans Laws, a Christian Legal Army is Waging War on America Haitian Asylum Seekers Held Under Del Rio Bridge Now Face Inhumane Conditions in New Mexico ICE Jail "The Facility": Meet the Former Prisoner Who Details Fight for His Life Inside ICE Jail During CO…
 
This week Stephen Paton (@stephenpaton134) discusses the latest poll with Yes in the lead, the SNP conference and more. New episodes every Friday – and to reward our listeners, you can now get 20% off an annual subscription to The National (at https://www.thenational.scot/subscribe/) using voucher code NATIONALPOD2021 See acast.com/privacy for priv…
 
Jeffrey Bachman's edited volume Cultural Genocide: Law, Politics, and Global Manifestations (Routledge, 2019) asks where the boundaries between genocide and other kinds of mass atrocity violence rest and what the stakes are in locating them here rather than there. Bachman, Senior Professorial Lecturer at the American University and a co-host of thi…
 
With COP26 and high fossil fuel prices, energy is back in the headlines. And Russia, as one of the world’s largest producers of hydrocarbons, is part of the conversation--most recently, in Putin’s refusal to expand oil production to ease global prices. The world is coming up on three major transitions—peak use of fossil fuels, renewables competing …
 
As the Covid-19 pandemic spread to Europe and other parts of the globe in spring of 2020, the Chinese government started reporting donations of Personal Protective Equipment as well as other medical supplies to areas experiencing severe shortage. Listen to Dr. Lauri Paltemaa and Dr. Hermann Aubié discuss their research on the exact nature of China'…
 
One Hundred Years of Solitude is a revered classic today fifty five years after it was first published in 1967. Today I talked to Alvaro Santana Acuña a sociologist and historian who describes the ingredients that went into manufacturing the success of this book. In Ascent to Glory: How One Hundred Years of Solitude Was Written and Became a Global …
 
Late last night Sinn Féin TD, Chris Andrews, asked Minister Roderic O'Gorman why, nine months after it began, St Johns Ambulance have failed to engage with the independent investigation into childhood sexual abuse within the organisation. Joining me to give his reaction to this is one of the victims and friend of the shack, Mick Finnegan. We discus…
 
This week on Policy, Guns and Money’s Bigger Picture series, Michael Shoebridge speaks to Dr Tanvi Madan, senior fellow in the Project on International Order and Strategy in the Foreign Policy program, and director of The India Project at the Brookings Institution in Washington. They discuss India’s foreign policy interests, strategic partnerships …
 
Emma hosts David Wessel, senior fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution, to discuss his recent book Only the Rich Can Play: How Washington Works in the New Gilded Age., and how bipartisan legislation on Opportunity Zones has created a tax haven for the ultra-wealthy under the guise of investing in low-income communities. They begin …
 
My guests today are on the board of the Libertarian Christian Institute. I've got Dr. Norman Horn and Doug Stuart with me. They are here to discuss the new book from the Libertarian Christian Institute, "Faith Seeking Freedom: Libertarian Christian Answers to Tough Questions". They believe that libertarianism fits quite well with Christianity, and …
 
Next summer it is safe to assume that women will lose abortion rights in at last half of American states. If the personhood advocates in the GOP have their way, that could soon expand to birth control pills and extend across the entire nation. Once the GOP is done with birth control pills they're coming for gay marriage & ultimately, civil rights l…
 
Activision Blizzard is not the only company in the video game industry facing scrutiny for its treatment of women. But unlike individuals, not all lawsuits are created equal, as we'll find we look at the proposed class action lawsuit recently brought against Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE). It may be actionable, but it's not Activision...in Vi…
 
Richie is joined by the author and broadcaster, Dean Henderson. Dean Henderson called it. He told us in his excellent books down the years, where we were headed and who was pulling the strings. Today, Dean discusses the jab mandates sweeping Europe, the hard evidence that the vaccines contain Graphene Oxide, the 6G metaverse and how it might be use…
 
Novara’s latest focus series is about the disability politics the left usually ignores. Over the last two weeks we’ve published articles on subjects like mental health, toxic work culture, sex worker rights, sign language, the philosopher Peter Singer and why autism is not a disease. This podcast contains eight of these articles in audio form, read…
 
Three years following the legalization of cannabis in Canada, the role of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples in regulating cannabis has yet to be adequately addressed, creating a state of legal uncertainty over questions about jurisdiction and control. Despite this uncertainty, some Indigenous nations have nonetheless begun to assert their inh…
 
BC has crown corporations for housing, hydro, transit and a number of other key sectors. Now a new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and Zero Waste BC is calling for a crown corporation to take on the challenge of recycling. This is just one of a number of key proposals in “A Zero Waste Agenda for BC”. We speak with Sue Maxwel…
 
Democracy Now! 2021-12-02 Thursday Headlines for December 02, 2021 Abortion Under Attack: Supreme Court Hints It Will Uphold Mississippi's Ban, Threatening Roe v. Wade ​​Planned Parenthood CEO: If SCOTUS Restricts Abortion Access, Marginalized People Will Be Hurt Most As France Honors Black Artist Josephine Baker, Far-Right Pundit Éric Zemmour Laun…
 
Last week 27 people tragically drowned trying to cross the Channel from France, and 2021 has seen a record number of migrants attempt to the treacherous journey. Why is this? And how can we prevent more lives needlessly being lost? Zoe Gardner, policy and advocacy manager at the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants, talks to Justin Quirk abo…
 
Russian military forces are massing on the border of Ukraine. This has prompted widespread concern that Russia may once again seek to invade Ukraine. On the line with me to discuss this unfolding crisis is John Herbst, Senior Director of the Eurasia Center at the Atlantic Council and Former US Ambassador to Ukraine. We kick off with a conversation …
 
In a special episode recorded live at the Bristol Festival of Economics, David and Helen talk to Ed Conway, Economics Editor at Sky News, about the biggest challenges facing the global economy. How will the supply chain crisis be fixed? Is inflation the threat it appears? Can the world economic system really wean itself off coal? Plus we discuss wh…
 
Unlike with copyright, a trademark owner really does have to police the use of its mark to ensure it doesn't lose its rights. That said, policing can go too far, and with at least 25 extensions or oppositions filed by Take Two Interactive in the last three months alone, the question becomes: "Are they going on a rampage or are simply "rockstars" of…
 
Why Is the new Chancellor in Germany being called Center Left - When he is left of Bernie Sanders? Democracy has a big problem and it isn't in Congress... it is in YOUR state capitol. Lawyer, writer, and former elected official, David Pepper joins Thom Hartmann to discuss the rigged systems that the rich and the GOP are creating in state capitols. …
 
Sam and Emma host economist Michael Albert to discuss his recent book No Bosses: A New Economy For A Better World, on his theory of a third option of an allocation system, beyond free-markets and central planning, based around values of self-management, solidarity, diversity, equity, and a deconstruction of the division of labor. They begin by walk…
 
Richie is joined by nursing home employee Janet and Melissa Ciummei. Janet has worked in a private nursing home throughout the pandemic. She faces losing her job as she hasn't had the jabs. She tells Richie that in early 2021, shortly after the residents of the nursing home were vaccinated, 8 of them passed away. Several of Janet's colleagues have …
 
What should political organisation in the 21st century look like? Wiggly? Lumpy? Diagonal? Something rather like that, suggests political theorist and author Rodrigo Nunes, who joins Keir Milburn and Jeremy Gilbert on this additional revolutionary Microdose. Focusing on the last few decades of radical left politics, the trio reflect on on their own…
 
Fascinating discussion in the wake of COP26 and a tantalising glimpse of the kind of future Scotland could be part of at this Nordic Horizon's event. Hosted by Lesley Riddoch, the panel of experts in the fields of renewable energy, district heating systems, fuel poverty and more are: Viktoria Raft, energy journalist, Sweden Tore Furevik, Professor …
 
Democracy Now! 2021-12-01 Wednesday Headlines for December 01, 2021 Amazon Workers in Alabama Get New Shot at Union After NLRB Rules Company Broke the Law in 1st Vote "Farewell to British Colonial Rule": Barbados Breaks From the Queen as Calls Grow For Reparations "The Viral Underclass": COVID-19 and AIDS Show What Happens When Inequality and Disea…
 
(This podcast was recorded on Nov 24th as a Patron Exclusive)Joining us from a coffee shop in Kabul, Afghanistan, is journalist, Hannah McCarthy, to discuss the humanitarian crisis evolving there. With sanctions increasing food insecurity and workers going unpaid for months, the situation is extremely dire. Hannah outlines how the Taliban are tryin…
 
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