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The Guardian's political editor, Heather Stewart, and deputy political editor, Jessica Elgot, are joined by commentators, experts and politicians to unpack the week's biggest stories in politics. On Politics Weekly Extra, Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland speaks with some of the Guardian’s US team about the latest from the 2020 presidential election campaign
 
Barnaby Slater talks to guests about their experiences with fame. 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! Follow Almost Famous on: Twitter: @podalmostfamous Instagram: almostfamousthepodcast More info at www.almostfamousthepodcast.com Enquiries: almostpodcastfamous@gmail.com Listen to Barnaby's other podcast It's Your Funeral Link: https:/ ...
 
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 ...
 
The authoritative source for independent rigorous high-quality academic research on UK-EU relations. Listen to our Brexit and Beyond podcast here: https://soundcloud.com/user-941630307 #Brexit #Brexit2016 #Economy #Brexitfacts #politics #Europe #podcasts #JohnCurtice #Generalelection #TheUKinaChangingEurope #partypolitics #Brexitvote #Facts #BrexitBreakdown #Parliament #EuropeanUnion #Referendum2016 #Leave #Remain #impartial #news #UnitedKingdom #AnandMenon #SimonUsherwood #NorthernIreland # ...
 
Featuring Patrick Henningsen's Sunday Wire Radio Show broadcasting LIVE on Alternate Current Radio Network SUNDAY 12pm-3pm EST / 5pm-8pm GMT. Three hours of power-packed talk radio covering top news stories of the week from 21st Century Wire, and featuring guests from around the world guaranteed to stimulate your mind. Strap yourselves in and lower the blast shield – this is your brave new world.
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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 Politically Speaking, Scotland’s flagship political podcast brought to you from the editorial team of the award-winning Holyrood magazine. Whether you are more interested in what politicians do to relax than what they actually do in the parliament, this is the podcast where you will get the full skinny on politics, policy, and pure nonsense. Join Mandy Rhodes and Liam Kirkaldy, as they are joined by commentators, politicians and experts as they chew the political fat and spit it o ...
 
F*ck Yo Podcast is an explicit podcast that airs every Thursday live on YouTube @9:05pm Hosted by Star with Co-host Pattymayyo. We discuss the issues of today’s society, social media gossip/bullshit, and the everyday struggles of living while black. Our highlights are dedicated to us giving our drunk relationship advice and talking shit with our viewers. If you’re looking to unwind, laugh and be highly entertained, grab a drink and come hang with us.
 
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.
 
Welcome to the Mile End Institute podcast. We bring together politicians, commentators, academics, students, and members of the public to discuss and debate the major challenges facing the country in a fast-moving and ever-changing world. If you are interested in finding out more about what we do, and how you can get involved, please see our website and sign up to our mailing list: qmul.ac.uk/mei
 
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 ...
 
Welcome to Searching for Mana, the podcast focused on tech innovation in finance - FinTech. I'll be meeting with some of the influencers, leaders and founders in the tech and finance space from unicorn companies to financial disruptors. We'll be gaining insight into how they got into FinTech, what they're currently focused on, what their companies are all about, as well as some of the important trends that they've highlighted in the market.
 
Daily world news in clear English. Seven minutes of the most important stories in slow, intermediate English. For English learners, teachers, and people with English as a second language. If you want to know today's world news of politics, business, natural events and human rights in clear, easy English, then SEND7 is for you, every morning. For episodes, transcripts and more, see www.send7.org
 
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Boris Johnson moved Greater Manchester area into the highest tier of local lockdown, setting in motion a war of words and press conferences with mayor Andy Burnham. Tensions spilled over as an extraordinary series of negotiations over a lack of financial support for businesses and workers spilled over in public, with Burnham was branded the “king o…
 
Boris Johnson's three-tier system & circuit breakers, risk breaking economy.The Duran: Episode 710.Boris Johnson's three-tier lockdown system is 'the worst of all worlds' because it's inconsistent and makes rules more confusing, SAGE member warns.https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8859655/Boris-Johnsons-three-tier-lockdown-worst-worlds-SAGE-m…
 
Anand Menon joins Shelagh Fogarty to talk about Boris Johnson's announcement that the UK should prepare for a no deal Brexit. Anand says there is still a real possibility that the UK and the EU will still strike a deal, but even if there is a deal, preparations are still necessary.By The UK in a Changing Europe
 
This week's Acting Prime Minister guest is Caroline Nokes. The former minister tells the podcast she believes Boris Johnson may live to regret his decision to ignore scientific advice on a circuit breaker lockdown. She also explains what made her a Tory and what it was like to learn on Twitter how the prime minister had sacked her from government. …
 
Robert Jenrick, Housing, Communities & Local Government Secretary joins Julia to discuss Pubs and restaurants in central Scotland closing. Greg Clark, Chair of Science & Technology Select Committee and Conservative MP on his covid enquiry. Joanna Williams, Founder of CIEO on the High Court which will hear a landmark case on ‘experimental’ puberty b…
 
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Ghislaine Maxwell in trouble. Court rules to unseal Epstein testimony.The Duran: Episode 714.Epstein & Prince Andrew saga: Duke of York ‘laughed’ while attending topless photoshoot involving a teen, new book claimshttps://www.rt.com/uk/503998-epstein-prince-andrew-saga/*****ALWAYS STAY CONNECTED*****CHAT ROOMS & NOTIFICATIONS, THE DURAN DISCORD SER…
 
Serbia & Iraq: Joe Biden’s history of regime change wars.The Duran: Episode 713.Before The Bidens "Did" Ukraine, There Was Iraq... And Serbiahttps://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/bidens-did-ukraine-there-was-iraq-and-serbia#Serbia #Iraq #JoeBiden #TheDuran*****ALWAYS STAY CONNECTED*****CHAT ROOMS & NOTIFICATIONS, THE DURAN DISCORD SERVER: https://…
 
The U.S presidential election could come down to a handful of states, one of them being Pennsylvania. Republican strategist Sarah Longwell and the state’s democratic lieutenant governor John Fetterman join Christiane Amanpour to discuss what’s at stake. Then, turning to the flare up of violence between Armenia and Azerbaijan, Armenian Minister of F…
 
“Promises made, promises kept” is one of President Trump’s campaign slogans. His main achievements on tax, deregulation, or appointing new judges would be hallmarks of any Republican administration. How has Donald Trump changed the country in ways no other president would have? What will linger even if he loses? Adam Roberts, The Economist’s Midwes…
 
Leader of the Liberal Democrats Ed Davey is the latest guest on Acting Prime Minister. The MP speaks to us about his life as a carer, first for his mum, then his grandmother, then his young son. He also talks about his task as Lib Dem leader, to win seats in the next general election and to restore the party's reputation. Remember to like, subscrib…
 
The UK was the first major economy to set a net-zero carbon emission target. But our work is cut out for us: 23 million homes fuelled by natural gas will need upgrading, while nearly 98% of vehicles on UK roads are still powered by petrol or diesel. Reaching net-zero will require big changes, but will also need to sustain our standards of living an…
 
America’s final presidential debate had less noise and more substance. But polls seem immovable and nearly 50m Americans have already voted; will the race change? South Korea’s population-boosting efforts have failed, so it is encouraging more women into the workforce—and that will redress some long-standing inequalities. And crunching 70 years’ wo…
 
America’s final presidential debate had less noise and more substance. But polls seem immovable and nearly 50m Americans have already voted; will the race change? South Korea’s population-boosting efforts have failed, so it is encouraging more women into the workforce—and that will redress some long-standing inequalities. And crunching 70 years’ wo…
 
Daniel Hewitt is joined stateside by Robert Moore - giving instant reaction from the debate’s host city of Nashville - and former White House insider Laura Schwartz from Chicago to review the final presidential televised clash of the 2020 race. And what a difference a debate makes. While the first was an ill-tempered shouting match, this second and…
 
Richard Porritt and Steve Anglesey return to shine a light on another week in politics. The pair discuss the latest coronavirus restrictions, the state of the Brexit talks, Angela Raynor's unparliamentary language and Rudy Giuliani's trouser-tucking technique. They are joined by Liz Gerard to discuss how the Daily Star has outshone its tabloid riva…
 
World News in 7 minutes. Friday 23rd October 2020 Transcript here: send7.org/transcripts Today: Nigeria security forces killings. Libyan media chief arrested. Zambia suing mine company. Afghanistan attacks. Kashmir no internet. Thailand stops emergency law. Brazil vaccine trial death. France Islamist violence and Islamophobic violence. Poland bans …
 
Very troubling developments in Nigeria are getting global attention from political heavyweights, football stars and musicians. Activist and renowned rapper Falz joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the situation on the ground. Then, spokesperson for the Republican National Convention Liz Harrington shares her take on the state of the U.S presidenti…
 
2020 Election Edge: We're now less than two weeks out for one of the most historic US Presidential Elections in living memory. By all accounts, this is currently an incredibly tight race - tighter than MSM are reporting and we'll tell you why. Everyone wants to know: which way will these key swing states go? 21WIRE editor and UK Column co-host Patr…
 
China has come out on top from this pandemic year - what does this mean for the world? (00:50) Was Test and Trace doomed from the start? (12:35) And what's with all these Covid excuses? (22:35) With historian Rana Mitter; security expert Nigel Inkster; analyst Richard Dobbs; virologist Elisabetta Groppelli; editor of the Oldie Harry Mount; and Real…
 
The Texan research professor, podcaster and adviser to CEOs explains how to preserve mental health in the covid-19 era. Anne McElvoy asks what her study of isolation shows about the effects of pandemic restrictions. Brown explains the effects of fear during lockdowns and how our neurobiology makes us seek a sense of control. She argues the benefits…
 
Adam Boulton and guests discuss the devolution deals across England as the Prime Minister battles on several fronts over coronavirus restrictions. They discuss the government's financial fight with Greater Manchester's Mayor Andy Burnham and assess how damaging this row could be to Boris Johnson particularly in northern England where red wall Conse…
 
Landmark antitrust lawsuit: Justice Department says Google is an illegal monopolyThe Duran: Episode 712.Google is a search monopoly, Justice Department says in landmark antitrust lawsuitThe lawsuit is the highest-profile case the US has brought against a tech company since the government went after Microsoft in the 1990s.https://www.cnet.com/news/g…
 
As it has with so many other trends, the pandemic has hastened the decline of democracy and human rights; covid-19 provides autocrats with perfect cover. The plummeting price for the cobalt that powers electronics has upended lives and driven crime in the Democratic Republic of Congo. And how physicists found an upper bound for the speed of sound. …
 
As it has with so many other trends, the pandemic has hastened the decline of democracy and human rights; covid-19 provides autocrats with perfect cover. The plummeting price for the cobalt that powers electronics has upended lives and driven crime in the Democratic Republic of Congo. And how physicists found an upper bound for the speed of sound. …
 
In a bonus episode, voice of The X Factor Peter Dickson talks about his voiceover mentoring and advice business Gravy for the Brain, and gives his tips on how to become a voiceover artist. 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 sta…
 
The voice of The X Factor Peter Dickson discusses a career of over 30,000 voiceovers! 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! Follow Almost Famous on: Twitter: @podalmostfamous Instagram: almostf…
 
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