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Best Boris Johnson podcasts we could find (updated August 2020)
Best Boris Johnson podcasts we could find
Updated August 2020
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We look at what it takes to be a leader and how some people like Boris Johnson are blessed with a Teflon coat so nothing sticks. It is the court jester phenomenon. The antiestablishment. However the original idea of the Court Jester was an important part of the Sovereign's court as he was the only person allowed free speach to criticise the King (or Queen) in order to ground them and remind them they are not Gods. But being an object of ridicule themselves (with less perceived responsibility ...
 
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 ...
 
Barnaby Slater talks to guests who've experienced fame themselves, or grown up with a famous parent or sibling about how it has affected their journeys through life. If you're amazing and would like to give a financial donation to Almost Famous, please go to: htttp://supporter.acast.com/Almost-Famous If you like what you hear please click the subscribe button, send us any thoughts or questions you have in the comments section and rate the podcast out of 5 stars. Thanks so much for listening! ...
 
The AEI Events Podcast gives you a front-row seat to some of the most important events in DC. AEI hosts more than 200 events each year with leading thinkers, politicians, newsmakers, and scholars. Whether you’re in the car or on the go, this podcast lets you listen in so you don’t miss a thing. Listen each week to the full conversations, debates, and speeches hosted by AEI scholars.
 
During these unique and uncertain times, Lawyer Kevin Poulter and Accountant Paul Cheetham-Karcz discuss the support that’s available for businesses, how they’re dealing with challenges and offering specialist guidance around the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK. Brought to you by Freeths and Sedulo.
 
Babblement is a more than occasional podcast of musings, ramblings and a cavalcade of hilarity. Join hosts Lee & Ryan on a journey through discussing the complex issues that surround modern existence. It's a smorgasbord of tête-à-tête's, powwow's and misanthropic observation..it's also pretty darn funny.
 
Think politics is boring? You are missing the greatest sport in the world. Forget the stuffy TV talking heads and learn what's going on while having a few laughs. Whiskey Politics Podcast is hosted by Dave Sussman onTheIndependent.ioand theRange Broadcasting Networkwhere we interview luminaries, newsmakers and insiders from politics, culture, science, Hollywood and more. Whiskey Politics takes a civil tone and has fun while talking about serious issues. It's all about the long-form conversat ...
 
The Art of Controversy (or The Art of Being Right) (Die Kunst, Recht zu Behalten) is a short treatise written in 1831 by the German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer in which he presents thirty-eight methods of gaining an unfair advantage in a debate and thereby being right even if you are wrong. Schopenhauer champions the virtue of dialectical argument, in his view wrongly neglected by philosophers in favour of logic, and goes on to discuss the distinction between our conscious intellectual p ...
 
Based on his live one man show Rock N Roll Politics, the broadcaster and author, Steve Richards, takes a weekly behind the scenes tour of UK politics and the media that shapes the way we view the epic political dramas. The future is ridiculously unpredictable and the past is so easy to misread. Subscribe to your weekly guide through seismic times.
 
Partly Political Broadcast is a weekly comedy podcast dissecting the previous week's political news. Every show has in-depth looks at issues, interviews with people who know things and top level satirical commentary from comedian Tiernan Douieb who really doesn't understand politics all that much. One of The Observer's Top Ten Political Podcasts of 2018. ‘Very funny but fiercely political’ – Time Out www.partlypoliticalbroadcast.co.uk Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/partlypoliti ...
 
Welcome to the Mile End Institute podcast. If you are interested in UK politics, policy and public life, this is the podcast for you! It will feature recordings from our public events and conferences as well as special content from Co-Directors Professor Tim Bale and Dr Robert Saunders. If you are interested in finding out more about the Mile End Institute please see our website and sign up to our mailing list: qmul.ac.uk/mei/
 
Daniel Hewitt and Shehab Khan from the ITV News politics team chew through the week's big UK political stories and give Political Editor Robert Peston a call from wherever he is to get his take on it all. We'll also be talking to special guests from the world of politics and beyond - and hear from ITV's political correspondents based around the country to find out what's happening beyond the Westminster bubble.
 
We delve into the nitty gritty of Brexit and try to make some sort of sense of it, bringing you episodes as and when you need them. We’ll be hearing from Britons and Europeans, leavers and remainers, politicians and ordinary people, economists, businessmen, lawyers, researchers, campaigners and many more about what Brexit means for them, for the UK and for the EU, how it might work – and how it might not. It's a podcast that can’t get enough of experts ... and we want to hear from you too
 
Listen to ITV Cymru Wales' Political Editor Adrian Masters in conversation with politicians and campaigners from across Welsh political and public life. Sharp End delves into the biggest issues affecting the people of Wales including the UK's impending withdrawal from the European Union.
 
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Gavin Williamson last night announced that A-level students getting their results tomorrow could appeal using mock exam grades. Meanwhile, today, new figures showed that the UK economy contracted by over 20 per cent between March and June. Among all this, why has Labour failed to show how they could govern the country better? Fraser Nelson speaks t…
 
Nick Gibb, Schools Minister on the news that Students will be given a ‘triple lock’ on their A- level and GCSE grades. Tobias Ellwood, Chair of the Defence Select Committee & Conservative MP discusses Growing numbers of migrants are trying to cross the Channel. Julia is also joined by Dan Tomlinson, Economist at The Resolution Foundation who review…
 
Steve and Cory revisit their episode recorded after Boris Johnson won the Conservative Party leadership. We discuss whether he has governed as we expected him to, and look back at a turbulent year in politics to work out what we got right and what we got wrong. James Cram designed our logo and Dave Depper composed our theme tune. Support us on Patr…
 
Go to Spain but oh no don't! Go out and eat fast food to save the economy, but oh no don't do that, why would you do what we said? Quick lose weight or the NHS will fall over. Its another week of contradictions and assurances that things aren't there because no one's checked. Somehow we've had a whole year of Boris Johnson and he's managed to excee…
 
The Babblement returns and we answer the BIGGEST question, Are We Boring? Who knows, shall we see? We are turning into one massive gameshow, sorry about that. On the docket this week is; Are You F***king Kidding Me? Seagull News Hate List "The Quippy Pithy Named Generation Game Pseudo Rip Off of Online Weird Sh*t That You Can Buy On The Internet" -…
 
In his first twelve months as prime minister, Boris Johnson has shut down Parliament, won a general election, taken Britain out of the EU and faced a global pandemic. He’s lost a Chancellor of the Exchequer, expelled 22 MPs from the Conservative Party, experienced the biggest economic hit for generations and taken on the wage-bill for a quarter of …
 
One year on from his election as Tory leader, the Prime Minister’s making a visit north of the border. But according to commentator, Alan Cochrane, he’s not popular in Scotland - and he knows it. He tells Christopher Hope why his “brashness” and “Brexit” mean he doesn’t cut the mustard amongst Scottish voters. Also on the podcast: Tory MP, member o…
 
In UK politics B Johnson can escape scrutiny more easily than D Trump, Johnson's model of leadership in some respects. Johnson does not like being challenged and in one huge policy area he is getting his way. The UK economy faces another big hit because of the Johnson/Cummings approach to talks with the EU, but few are questioning what they are doi…
 
The story of the toppling of Edward Colston's statue in Bristol became a prominent chapter in the global response to the murder of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter protests. Those events were the reasons the statue came down, but the more intriguing question is why it stayed up for so long. Why did a monument to a prominent slave trader rema…
 
When Attorney General Bill Barr told the House Judiciary Committee recently that voting by mail on a large scale presented a “high risk” for “massive voter fraud,” Pramila Jayapal challenged him—with evidence. She’s co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, she represents Seattle, and she talks about the fight against Trump for voting by ma…
 
In this week's Book Club podcast I'm joined by the philosopher, scientist and broadcaster Sam Harris - host of the hugely popular Making Sense podcast. Sam's new book is a selection of edited transcripts of the very best of his conversations from that podcast with intellectual eminences from Daniel Kahneman to David Deutsch, and explores some of th…
 
In the second part of our Politics Weekly series, Jonathan Freedland speaks to the deputy first minister of Northern Ireland, Sinn Féin’s Michelle O’Neill, about Brexit, John Hume and working with Arlene Foster. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspodBy The Guardian
 
Annie Gray is a historian, cook and writer who specialises in food from 1600 to present day. On the podcast, she tells Lara and Olivia about a childhood of eating 'frisbee-like' omelettes, why male hares are inedible, and how an episode of Antiques Roadshow nearly jeopardised the release of her new book. Annie Gray's Victory in the Kitchen: The Lif…
 
After a week of feet dragging, the Scottish government has today dramatically U-turned on downgrading exam results for 76,000 students. Those who received lower marks will now revert to the original predicted grades given by their teachers. Meanwhile, we are two days away from the English A-Level results being out, so will Gavin Williamson also rec…
 
Edward Argar, Health Minister joins Julia to talk about the Prime Minister confirming funding which will be to help prepare for NHS for winter. Dr Layla McCay, Director at NHS Confederation discusses the Failing test and trace system. Julia is also joined by Robert Halfon, Chair of the Education Select Committee and Tory MP Fort Harlow. See acast.c…
 
Over the weekend, the city of Preston in the north of England was partially locked down. But on what basis? Cindy Yu talks to Kate Andrews and Fraser Nelson about whether the government is implementing local lockdowns based on the right metrics. Subscribe to The Spectator's first podcast newsletter here and get each week's podcast highlights in you…
 
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage discussed the Home Secretary's plans for navy warships to block migrants crossing the channel. Admiral Lord Alan West, Former First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff joins Julia to talk about the appointment of former National Crime Agency executive Dan O'Mahoney as the UK's Clandestine Channel Threat Commander.…
 
Politicians are democratically elected and as such have to be competent at one thing only and that is to get elected. Unfortunately competence in public office is then a matter of chance or in fact even less than that. By that we mean that whenever there is a vested interest then it is likely that that the individual in that position will act accor…
 
On this week's edition, Joanna Lumley recalls her meeting with Mongolia’s former champion wrestler – now the country’s president – and reflects on the joys of eating birdseed (01:14). Lionel Shriver argues that the true novelty of coronavirus is just how scared it's made us all (07:14). Andrew Doyle suggests that the SNP's hate crime bill could lea…
 
Boris Johnson’s government has been warned by the opposition that it has less than a month to fix the test, track and trace system to get pupils back into schools, while avoiding another coronavirus outbreak. Can it be done? Plus, we delve into the biggest shake-up in England’s housing planning rules since the second world war and whether it will l…
 
Ep. 251 - Known as the “Trusted Voice of Israel” David Rubin was Mayor of Shiloh, Israel, and Author of multiple books including his latest TRUMP AND THE JEWS. David appears as a frequent commentator on Fox News, Newsmax TV, and many other television and radio shows, while his articles have appeared in the Jerusalem Post, Israel National News, and …
 
As a proud member of NATO and the EU, Estonia exemplifies the Western orientation of the Baltic states and has been a key player in advancing democracy, transatlantic cooperation, and cybersecurity at the state level. However, recent challenges — in the East and the West — risk stifling this cooperation and the post–Cold War global order. Both the …
 
Next month, the Vatican will talk to Beijing about renewing its 2018 deal with the Chinese Communist Party that effectively allowed President Xi to choose the country's Catholic bishops. He has used this power to force Catholics loyal to Rome to join the puppet Catholic church set up by Chairman Mao in the 1950s. They can no longer refuse on the gr…
 
Belgium, Andorra and the Bahamas were added to the UK’s quarantine list yesterday evening, meaning Brits returning from those countries will be required to stay at home for two weeks. With Belgium’s neighbour, France, also seeing a surge in coronavirus cases, will they be next? Gus Carter speaks to Katy Balls – who is on holiday in Paris – and Jame…
 
In a poor excuse for a summer holiday, Christopher Hope takes an audio journey starting in Washington, where Government trade adviser Shanker Singham tells us about the possibility of post-Brexit trade deals, why a deal with the US could affect your favourite tipple and why he thinks Liam Fox is the best choice to lead the WTO. Dialling in from Ger…
 
On this week's bumper Newscast, Adam asks Jeremy Bowen why the tragic explosion in Beirut could have bigger consequences closer to home. With climate change, coronavirus, and China "feeling its oats", we draw up the Newscast Risk Register of national security concerns - with help from former MI6 chief Sir John Sawers, former Home Secretary Jacqui S…
 
This week, we continue our series on the US Presidential Election where we discuss how Biden became the Democratic nominee and what he represents The Jam of the Week was Sunny Afternoon by the Kinks All of our Jams of the week can also now be found on our new Spotify playlist here Please get in touch with us via Twitter, Instagram or Facebook. If y…
 
London is the motor to Britain’s economy, so how can it rebuild after the pandemic? (00:55) How can the new Tory leader in Scotland, Douglas Ross, keep the United Kingdom together? (17:50) And why the looming conflict between India and China isn’t in Kashmir, but rather in the Bay of Bengal. (29:33) With economist Gerard Lyons; historian Simon Jenk…
 
London is the motor to Britain’s economy, so how can it rebuild after the pandemic? (00:55) How can the new Tory leader in Scotland, Douglas Ross, keep the United Kingdom together? (17:50) And why the looming conflict between India and China isn’t in Kashmir, but rather in the Bay of Bengal. (29:33) With economist Gerard Lyons; historian Simon Jenk…
 
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