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The UK in a Changing Europe’s new podcast 'Brexit and Beyond' is presented by the organisation’s director Professor Anand Menon. We dig deep in to our guest’s area of expertise, explaining the key issues around it and discussing how and why it’s so useful for our better understanding of society. The UK in a Changing Europe is the authoritative source for independent rigorous high-quality academic research on UK-EU relations. You can find us here https://soundcloud.com/uk-in-a-changing-europe ...
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
It’s not 1984 anymore but The Thought Police are everywhere. For better or worse Mike Graham and Matt Kelly will be your consciences. But don’t worry. They’re not reporting back to the Oceania thought crime specialists, they are free thinking journalists on a mission. Graham presents a daily show on talkRADIO and Kelly edits The New European. They are opposites. They attract. Though not always each other. Their debates will not be limited to Brexit because football, ethics and journalistic t ...
 
Whether it's Brexit, Covid, Black Lives Matter or trans rights, polarisation has been destabilising our democracy for the last few years. But are the culture wars largely phoney - and can we find a solution to the serious issues society is facing? From state-sanctioned hostile action to social media algorithms, party politics and innate tribal instincts, Alfred Landecker Foundation fellow and journalist Cat Neilan explores what is holding us back from making common ground. In partnership wit ...
 
Jonny Bentley and Adam Bragan are two British twentysomethings with an interest in all things politics. Pints & Politics aims to deliver an analysis of Britain's politics in a fun and digestible manner, as if you were having the discussion in a British pub! Breaking down current affairs, debating ethical issues and looking at America from afar. Debating. Educating. Entertaining (hopefully!).
 
A podcast by 'UK Rejoin The EU'.'Weekly WTF' takes a look at this weeks News around this 'vote leave' government, life after 'Brexit' and any events surrounding the Rejoin community.Join Clare and Peter from UK Rejoin The EU having a friendly, sometimes sweary conversation - from 2 normal people to you, a normal person.We hope this makes the podcast more accessible and fun to listen to.www.UKRejoinTheEU.com
 
We want to offer you some much needed clarity on Brexit by bringing in the most straight-talking experts from all fields, as well as normal people from all walks of life and from both sides of the issue, to document a snapshot of public opinion about this generation-defining issue.
 
A politics podcast for people who don’t like politics podcasts. Are you sick of journalists assuming you’re an expert when they run through the news? Do you wish someone would just take the time to explain the chaos properly, and in a language you understand? Well... careful what you wish for! Now, you can FINALLY wrap your head around Brexit, the US elections, COVID restrictions, International Relations and the rest, thanks to Julia stripping it back and exposing all the gory details. Get i ...
 
The Dash Arts podcast takes on big issues through an artistic lens. Hear artists, filmmakers, musicians, theatre makers and more explore the challenges facing society today. In each episode Dash Arts' Artistic Director Josephine Burton hosts conversations delving into movements, legacies and ideas that continue to shape the cultural landscape worldwide. For more information, videos and podcasts, please head to www.dasharts.org.uk. Dash Arts is a National Portfolio Organisation funded by the ...
 
Intelligence Squared is the world’s leading forum for debate and intelligent discussion. Live and online we take you to the heart of the issues that matter, in the company of some of the world’s sharpest minds and most exciting orators. Join the debate at www.intelligencesquared.com and download our weekly podcasts every Tuesday and Friday. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/intelligencesquared.
 
Hosts Zoe Williams (@zoesqwilliams) and Luke Cooper (@lukecooper100) are joined by guests with a left take on Brexit, Europe and more. Surveying the big transformative ideas of the age, interrogating the tough questions, and opening up new horizons radical thinking and policy, the Another Europe podcast confounds the expectation that 'pro-Europeans' just want to defend the status quo. Brought to you by the Another Europe Is Possible campaign, the podcast is a vital tonic for those despairing ...
 
AfterWords explores the stories behind groundbreaking books. From colonialism and genocide to mysterious deaths and Brexit Britain, listen for lively discussions between authors and journalists. Produced by George McDonagh, for Hurst Publishers. Theme music is from https://filmmusic.io "Particles - Inspiring Emotional Romantic" by Rafael Krux (https://www.orchestralis.net/) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
 
The world is changing in ways scarcely imaginable only a few months ago. As government reconfigures itself to deal with new challenges, the IfG will continue to bring together politicians, senior civil servants, academics, analysts and experts – wherever they’re located – for penetrating virtual debate and discussion on an unpredictable era for governments across the world. From the way the centre of government handles a crisis – on top of an ambitious agenda – to policy making and successfu ...
 
Steph McGovern and an expert panel discuss major global business trends, their impacts on the insurance industry and the challenges they pose to insurance brokers. At a time when business and technology are constantly changing, which fundamental worldwide shifts will have the greatest impact on businesses, and entire industries? What risks do we need to mitigate against, and which changes offer the most exciting opportunities? A podcast series by Allianz Insurance. Want to find out more abou ...
 
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Rioters set fire to a hijacked bus and lobbed gasoline bombs at police in Belfast Wednesday. Tensions have been on the rise since Britain's exit from the European Union. And, New Zealand recently made headlines when its Parliament approved a bill that requires employers to offer three days of bereavement leave for people who miscarry. Also, when pu…
 
On the eve of his departure from the British Chambers of Commerce, Adam Marshall joins the IfG’s associate director Maddy Thimont Jack for a frank discussion about the challenges that Brexit and the coronavirus pandemic have posed for British business. The outgoing BCC director general discusses his organisation’s attempts to navigate the EU refere…
 
Island Meet And Greet by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/6641-island-meet-and-greet License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseBy Big Heads Media
 
Raúl Castro says he is resigning as Cuban Communist Party leader, ending his family's six decades in power. Mr Castro, 89, told a party congress that he is handing over the leadership to a younger generation "full of passion and anti-imperialist spirit". We get analysis from the BBC's Will Grant. And thousands of people have been demonstrating in B…
 
The Biden administration on Thursday slapped new sanctions on the Kremlin. Now, Moscow has responded with a set of its own sanctions against the US. And, a significant change is set for the future of Cuba: Raúl Castro is expected to step down as Communist Party secretary-general this weekend. Also, the European Commission is expected to unveil its …
 
Andy Zaltzman squares up to the week's headlines with panellists Hugo Rifkind, Susie McCabe, Daliso Chaponda and Lucy Porter.Panellists lobby for points as they answer questions on the Greensill affair and the theft of a giant rabbit.Written by Andy Zaltzman with additional material from Alice Fraser, Simon Alcock, Tasha Dhanraj and Jenan Younis.Pr…
 
Protests against February’s military coup are only growing, even as the army becomes more murderous. The economy is paralysed. What can be done to put the country back together? In Cuba, the end of the Castro-family era is nigh; a new leader inherits a cratered economy and an ambitious vaccine-development effort. And some surprising road-fatality s…
 
Over 700 people, including children, have now died during pro-democracy protests in Myanmar following a coup on February 1st. Military chief General Min Aung Hlaing has declared a year-long emergency and promised to hold fresh elections at some time in the future. The armed forces of Myanmar are guaranteed a minimum number of seats in the nation’s …
 
In this episode of "Keen On", Andrew is joined by Fern Schumer Chapman, author of "Brothers, Sisters, Strangers" to discuss understanding, coping with, and healing from the unique pain of sibling estrangement. Critically acclaimed Chicago-based writer Fern Schumer Chapman has written several award-winning books. Her memoir, Motherland — a Barnes & …
 
Northern Ireland descends into violence and it seems that Boris Johnson just doesn’t care. We ask Belfast-based political journalist Amanda Ferguson how much of the rioting is down to Brexit, or are the causes deeper? And does the border in the Irish Sea put us on course for worse troubles? Plus: Does public indifference over the death of Prince Ph…
 
Walter Isaacson is the bestselling author of Leonardo da Vinci, Einstein and Steve Jobs. His new book is The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing and the Future of the Human Race, a gripping account of how Nobel Prize-winner Jennifer Doudna and her colleagues launched a scientific revolution that gives humanity the power to cure diseases, fe…
 
The US has announced sanctions against Russia in response to what it says are cyber-attacks and other hostile acts. Russia and Ukraine analyst Orysia Lutsevych explains how significant these new moves are.Plus, are you suffering from zoom fatigue, we speak to the author of a new study into just way video conferencing is so exhausting. And, is your …
 
The Biden administration has imposed significant sanctions against Russia. The sanctions tackle what the White House calls "harmful foreign activities by the Russian government." And, following the US announced plan to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan by September, women fear a return to the dark days of oppression and abuse under Taliban rule.…
 
There’s been violence on the streets of Northern Ireland in recent days, most of it in Protestant areas. On occasion it spilled over the sectarian divide. The proximate cause appears to be twofold: the refusal of the Northern Ireland prosecution service to bring charges against Sinn Fein members who apparently broke lockdown rules to attend a funer…
 
Boris Johnson’s priority was clear when he appointed his first cabinet in 2019: delivering Brexit. Now, months after the UK has left the Brexit transition period, and a year into a global pandemic, the prime minister is reportedly planning to reshuffle his ministerial team. What should the prime minister be looking for as he plans to reshuffle his …
 
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Mark Langdon and Nicky Bandini to discuss the final round of Champions League quarter final fixtures. Plus we hear from Suzanne Wrack on 10 years of the WSL and Troy Townsend on Slavia Prague player Ondrej Kudela’s 10-match ban for racism. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footbal…
 
Few believe President Joe Biden’s withdrawal plan is wise; it is already prompting allied forces to go. We ask about the risks of that untimely vacuum. Much climate-change angst focuses on carbon dioxide, but addressing sources of methane would be an easy way to slow warming—and even to save money. And Bhutan’s world-beating vaccination drive took …
 
Thank goodness for that - the Thought Police are back. It's time again for Mike Graham and Kevin O'Sullivan to take a sweary look at the week's news. Topics include: Boris Johnson's claim that lockdowns are more effective than the vaccine, opinion polls, the madness of asymptomatic testing, the Royal Family having to mask up at Prince Philip's fune…
 
In this episode of "Keen On", Andrew is joined by Blake Smith to discuss his recent essay in Tablet magazine. Blake Smith, a contributing writer at Tablet, is a Harper Schmidt Fellow at the University of Chicago, where he works on cultural ties between France and India. He has written articles for journals such as History of European Ideas and Hist…
 
America's biggest crypto-currency trading platform, Coinbase, begins trading on the Nasdaq exchange in New York today. John Ethan Detrixhe, Future of Finance reporter for Quartz.com joins us to share his insights and we hear from the President of Coinbase, Emilie Choi. Paul Vigna of the Wall Street Journal explains what the company does to make it …
 
As part of our series about the future of the Union, David and Helen talk to Dan Wincott of Cardiff Law School about the history of Welsh devolution and the possibility of Welsh independence. How has English dominance shaped Welsh attitudes to the Union? What did the Brexit vote reveal about the different strands of Welsh and British identity? Has …
 
Afghans have five months before US troops depart and many see that period as the last chance to push the peace process forward. And, the police shooting of Daunte Wright, an unarmed Black man killed by an officer during a traffic stop in a suburb of Minneapolis, is raising questions once again about why policing in the US can be so deadly — and how…
 
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Lars Sivertsen to discuss the Champions League quarter-final second-legs as Chelsea take on Porto and PSG face Bayern Munich. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypodBy The Guardian
 
The troops and hardware piling up at the border are probably just posturing. But look closely: Russia’s military is swiftly getting better-equipped and better-trained. Outsized inflation numbers in America are partly a statistical quirk—but also a sign of the tricky balance pandemic-era policymakers must navigate. And why you may soon be getting a …
 
On 6th May 2021, there will be SIX different types of election happening up and down the country, including the Scottish & Welsh parliamentary elections, local council elections and mayoral elections. Julia gives a run-down of what’s going on and explains the powers and responsibilities of councillors and elected mayors. Featuring interviews with L…
 
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