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Making sense of our political hell every Friday. Launched from the anti-Brexit movement in 2017, Oh God, What Now? (formerly Remainiacs) has become one of Britain’s most entertaining political voices. With top quality guests and analysis, and poor quality jokes, we make the unbearable bearable. Oh God, What Now? is presented by Dorian Lynskey. Our regulars include: Ian Dunt, editor of politics.co.uk, author of How To Be A Liberal • Ros Taylor, editor of the LSE COVID blog • Naomi Smith, Chie ...
 
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The Power Vertical Podcast by Brian Whitmore

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The Power Vertical Podcast by Brian Whitmore

The Charles T. McDowell Center for Global Studies and Atlantic Council's Eurasia Center

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The Power Vertical Podcast by Brian Whitmore covers emerging and developing trends in Russian politics, shining a spotlight on the high-stakes power struggles, machinations, and clashing interests that shape Kremlin policy today. Brian Whitmore is a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council Eurasia Center and Russia and Eurasia Specialist and Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Charles T. McDowell Center for Global Studies at The University of Texas at Arlington.
 
Former acting Director of the CIA Michael Morell speaks with top leaders of the U.S. intelligence community as they reflect on their life, career and the critical roles they play in shaping national security policies. As a central figure in the most significant U.S. counter-terror efforts of the past two decades and a former CIA intelligence analyst, Morell is uniquely skilled at taking industry leading knowledge to make connections that provide deep insight into complex security events – he ...
 
BASIC is the only peace and security non-governmental organization that is British-American in composition and focus. With programs that address diplomacy and decision-making around nuclear weapons, we work on both sides of the Atlantic to encourage sustainable transatlantic security policies and to develop the strategies that can achieve them. We have charitable status in the United Kingdom and in the United States. We operate with offices in London and Washington, a small but committed sta ...
 
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ELEEP Network

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ELEEP Network

Ecologic Institute, Atlantic Council

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The Emerging Leaders in Environmental and Energy Policy Network (ELEEP) is a joint project of the Ecologic Institute and the Atlantic Council. Launched in fall 2011, ELEEP is a dynamic, membership-only forum for the exchange of ideas, policy solutions, best-practices and professional development for early and mid-career North American and European leaders working on environmental and energy issues. ELEEP currently has over 100 members, split between North America and Europe. Members debate t ...
 
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American Faultlines

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American Faultlines

Tackling the Issues that Divide Us

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Lawrence Pintak is the host of American Fault/lines (www.AmericanFaultlines.com), a ten-part series of post-inauguration programs focusing on issues that divide American society and divide America from the world. The series airs Sundays on FM News 101 KXL Portland, OR and is available online. Pintak is an award-winning former CBS News Middle East correspondent, founding dean of the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University (2009-2016), Senior Non-Resident Fello ...
 
America's Work Force Union Podcast provides a clear and unfiltered voice for the working people of America. Radio veteran Ed “Flash” Ferenc leads the discussion with a focus on topics that include the impact of labor unions in America, workers’ rights, legislative actions and labor-management relations. Featured guests include various labor leaders, politicians, journalists and more. America's Work Force Union Podcast provides updates and information from sources around the United States and ...
 
Learn how to systematically and consistently create profound innovation. Break through traditional thinking! Scott Amyx is a globally renowned expert in product innovation that integrates exponential technologies, out-of-the-box thinking and proven science and research methodologies to create breakthrough new innovations for organizations. On his Forbes column and now on this podcast, he shares research-based best practices on how to generate profound, new-to-the-world innovations that have ...
 
As Vergil had surpassed Homer by adapting the epic form to celebrate the origin of the author’s nation, Milton developed it yet further to recount the origin of the human race itself and, in particular, the origin of and the remedy for evil; this is what he refers to as “things unattempted yet in prose or rhyme.” After a statement of its purpose, the poem plunges, like its epic predecessors, into the midst of the action, shockingly bringing to the front the traditional visit to the underworl ...
 
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Columbus/Central Ohio Building and Construction Trades Council Executive Secretary-Treasurer Dorsey Hager was the first featured guest on today’s edition of the AWF Union Podcast. He spoke about vaccine status on jobsites, the infrastructure bill and Liz Shuler being appointed AFL-CIO President. North Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters …
 
Recorded before this week’s reshuffle was finalised. For full analysis, listen to our Emergency Pod! As Boris Johnson kicks Gavin Williamson out from the cabinet, the issues of trade with the EU, especially in Northern Ireland, have been kicked into the long grass once again. Independent MLA Claire Sugden joins the panel for the view from across th…
 
Contributing writer for The Nation and current Harvard student Ilana Cohen was the first featured guest on today’s episode of the AWF Union Podcast. She spoke about Harvard students organizing to encourage the school to divest from fossil fuel dependency and how they were able to accomplish this feat. North Coast Area Labor Federation President Pat…
 
The mince pies and P45s arrive on the shelves earlier every year. That’s right, it’s reshuffle season - and we’re here with an emergency pod to assess the latest shower of sycophants. With Oliver Dowden taking over as party chair, are the Tories now on election footing? What awaits the justice system with Dominic Raab in charge? Can the panel bring…
 
AFGE Local 31 President Daryll Bell joined the AWF Union Podcast today to discuss the HEROES Act. He also dove into the progress of contract negotiations for federal employees, and addressed VA staffing shortages and safety issues with nurses. Today’s show also featured the Broward Teachers Union President Anna Fusco, who spoke with host Ed “Flash”…
 
In this episode of Intelligence Matters, host Michael Morell offers personal reflections in Part One of a two-part essay on the CIA's strategic warnings before 9/11, the terror plots it helped foil in its aftermath, and developments in Afghanistan today. Morell explains why he believes the CIA provided "the loudest and most persistent warning in th…
 
Communications Workers of America District 4 Administrative Director Frank Mathews joined the AWF Union Podcast today to discuss the PRO Act and other worker-friendly legislation. He also announced winners of the union’s Red Boxing Glove award. The Labor Citizen Editor Tom Germuska, Jr. was also featured on today’s episode of the AWF Union Podcast.…
 
IBEW Local 2322 Business Manager and Financial Secretary Eric Hetrick joined the AWF Union Podcast today to discuss negotiating the first contract for the Comcast bargaining unit in Massachusetts and the difficult journey they had to take to get the contract. Also featured on today’s episode of the AWF Union Podcast was Truckers Movement for Justic…
 
Did corruption lose the war in Afghanistan? In the aftermath of the humiliating collapse of the Afghan government, I wanted to find out for this week's #BritainDebrief for the Atlantic Council why that government collapsed like a house of cards. I interviewed Sarah Chayes, who served for a decade in Afghanistan including as special assistant on cor…
 
What went wrong for the British Army? On the eve of twenty years since 9/11, I wanted to find out what went wrong in Iraq and Afghanistan for what used to call itself "the best little army in the world." To find out I spoke to Simon Akam for this week's #BritainDebrief for the Atlantic, the author of the recently published "The Changing Of the Guar…
 
On the eve of the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11, International Union of Operating Engineers Local 94 Business Agent and President Thomas Hart joined the AWF Union Podcast to recount his experiences from that day. He recalled the rescue efforts, as he used his engineering expertise to aid in the search for survivors, including four union Brothers. Na…
 
Does it matter when a Government breaks a keystone promise? Former Blair advisor John McTernan joins us to look at Boris Johnson’s punitive National Insurance hike and ask whether even a serial liar can get away with a whopper like this. What sort of devil is in the detail of the Government’s social care plans? Plus, on the 20th anniversary of 9/11…
 
A coordinated and comprehensive attack targeting virtually all segments of Russia’s civil society, including journalists, lawyers, activists and opposition politicians. An equally coordinated and comprehensive campaign to encourage prominent opposition figures to go into exile. A deeply unpopular ruling party with sinking poll numbers with election…
 
On today’s edition of the AWF Union Podcast, we remember the 20-year anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and honor those who lost their lives that day. New York City District Council of Carpenters President Paul Capurso spoke publicly for the first time about what he experienced on Sept. 11, 2001. Also featured on today’s episode was Unit…
 
North America’s Building Trades Unions President Sean McGarvey joined the AWF Union Podcast to discuss the workers who kept the North American economy running throughout the pandemic, the potential impact of an infrastructure bill and the benefits of apprenticeship readiness programs. The AWF Union Podcast congratulates Jim Williams Jr., who was re…
 
In the fifth and final installment of our special limited series Intelligence Matters Presents: Remembering 9/11, host Michael Morell speaks with Gina Bennett, one of the longest-serving intelligence analysts on al Qaeda and other terrorist groups. Bennett and Morell discuss how the CIA first became aware of the work of Osama bin Laden, and how the…
 
Ohio AFL-CIO President Tim Burga was the first guest on today’s edition of the AWF Union Podcast. He spoke about the Ohio AFL-CIO celebrating Labor Day, the increase in workers joining unions and the Congressional redistricting process in Ohio. American Society of Civil Engineers Managing Director of Government Relations and Infrastructure Initiati…
 
U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh joined the special Labor Day edition of the AWF Union Podcast. Secretary Walsh discussed his history as a member of Laborers Local 223, his time as the Mayor of Boston, and finally becoming the Secretary of Labor. He also spoke about improving the Department of Labor and shoring up multiemployer pension plans. Al…
 
With Afghanistan left to the mercies of the Taliban, Dominic Raab filibusters his own Foreign Affairs committee and ensures that no lessons are learned. Ian gives his verdict on the Pen Farthing pet evacuation spectacle. Plus, the five big issues on the Government’s plate in the autumn. And with Michael Gove out dancing in Aberdeen, we ponder the l…
 
They've been called a pretext for mischief against the Baltics and Poland and a means for Russia to increase its military footprint in Belarus.They've been called Kremlin saber-rattling, a message to the West, and a very expensive and noisy psyop. And they've been called routine military exercises that are nothing more than business as usual.But wh…
 
Kelley & Ferraro Attorney Joyce Reichard joined the AWF Union Podcast today to speak about the ongoing Zantac multidistrict litigation case. She also discussed CPAP machine recalls and how other Philips products are being affected. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown was also featured on today’s episode. He spoke about the bi-partisan infrastructure bill and h…
 
Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale joined the AWF Union Podcast to discuss worker safety. He explained why OSHA standards need to be updated to hold companies more accountable for creating unsafe environments. He also discussed the importance of investing in infrastructure in rural America. Lima Building and Construction Trades Counci…
 
In the fourth installment of our special limited series Intelligence Matters Presents: Remembering 9/11, Michael Morell speaks with Adm. James "Sandy" Winnefeld, former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Commander of the USS Enterprise on September 11, 2001. Winnefeld and Morell discuss the moment the crew became aware of the attacks an…
 
UAW Local 2110 President Maida Rosenstein was today’s first guest on the AWF Union Podcast. Rosenstein spoke about organizing museum workers and curators in New York City and how union organizing became her obsession. Survey & Ballot Systems Account Manager and Accounting Specialist John Westerhaus was also featured on today’s episode. He explained…
 
Today on the AWF Union Podcast, IBEW Local 567 Training Director Justin Walsh spoke about the job opportunities surrounding electric vehicles and electric vehicle maintenance, retirement security for IBEW members and organizing efforts in the different sectors at Amazon. Office of the Ohio Consumers’ Counsel Senior Outreach and Education Program Sp…
 
John Shinn, International Secretary-Treasurer of the United Steelworkers, joined AWF Union Podcast to discuss the prospect of union job creation in the coming years. Shinn said investments in renewable energy sources will help put people to work in good-paying, union jobs. Joe McCartin, a professor at Georgetown University and contributor to Workin…
 
As Dominic Raab tries to get his deposit back from Tui, we ask how he got here and what he wants. Meanwhile the pandemic recedes, exposing supply chains and worker pools dangerously denuded by Brexit – meaning empty shelves, shuttered shops, care homes without carers, and missing milkshakes at McDonald’s. How is the Government going to get out of t…
 
Three decades ago, a new European state representing an old European nation appeared on the scene. Thirty years ago in the rubble of the breakup of the Soviet Union, the Ukrainian people finally achieved their dream of independence, sovereignty, and statehood. And a generation after achieving this goal, today Ukrainians are still fighting to mainta…
 
Today on the AWF Union Podcast, AFL-CIO Government Affairs Director Bill Samuel spoke about voting rights legislation, the bi-partisan infrastructure plan, the budget reconciliation and holding corporations accountable with monetary penalties. Cleveland Better Business Bureau President Sue McConnell was also a featured guest on the AWF Union Podcas…
 
Today on the AWF Union Podcast Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust Executive Director Pete Ielmini spoke about proper firestopping work. He explained the importance of firestopping and how it is an essential step in the construction of commercial and residential buildings to contain fires. International Brotherhood of Teamsters…
 
In the third installment of our special limited series Intelligence Matters Presents: Remembering 9/11, host Michael Morell speaks with Winston Wiley, the CIA's most senior analyst on 9/11, about his experience on that day. Wiley and Morell discuss the CIA's pre-9/11 focus on al Qaeda how the agency immediately surged resources to counterterrorism …
 
Ironworkers Local 7 Business Agent Grant Provost joined the AWF Union Podcast today to discuss an offshore wind project, apprenticeship opportunities for workers and fighting for Project Labor Agreement legislation in Maine. The AWF Union Podcast Independent Labor Voice Tom Buffenbarger was also featured on today’s episode. He spoke about his exper…
 
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