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The Europe Elects podcast is brought to you by the continent-leading polling aggregation, data analysis and election coverage organisation, Europe Elects. Every episode we get together with experts to talk about the latest breaking news, election results, polling data and so much more. Find us daily on Twitter and Facebook @EuropeElects and on Instagram @Europe_Elects.
 
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 # ...
 
The Europe Desk is a podcast from the BMW Center for German and European Studies at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. It brings together leading experts working on the most pertinent issues facing Europe and transatlantic relations today. Music by Sam Kyzivat and Breakmaster Cylinder Production by Alistair Somerville, Laura Rodriguez and Simon Close Design by Sarah Diebboll https://cges.georgetown.edu/podcast Twitter and Instagram: @theeuropedesk
 
Every Tuesday and Friday, Recode’s Kara Swisher and NYU Professor Scott Galloway offer sharp, unfiltered insights into the biggest stories in tech, business, and politics. They make bold predictions, pick winners and losers, and bicker and banter like no one else. After all, with great power comes great scrutiny. From New York Magazine and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
New episodes every week. The Sobremesa Podcast is about modern-day Spanish society, politics and history, without the stereotypes. Every week we have an update about the ongoing current affairs in Spain. We also have interviews from the world of politics, history, academia and art. This podcast is for anyone interested in the modern and plural Spain of today.
 
Russian Roulette takes a look at the politics, economics, and culture of Russia and Eurasia through both interviews and lively discussion with experts from the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and around the world. Hosted by CSIS Russia and Eurasia Program experts Olga Oliker and Jeffrey Mankoff.
 
Sarajevo Calling is a podcast about Southeast European affairs, focusing in particular on the contemporary politics of the Western Balkans. Hosted by journalist Aleksandar Brezar and political scientist Jasmin Mujanović, and with graphics provided by Boris Stapić, Sarajevo Calling will post new episodes every two weeks.
 
America feels divided. From the most salient questions about our national identity and place in the world, to fundamental concerns about technology, religion, the economy, and public policy, Intelligence Squared U.S. is here to help. A respite from polarized discussions, we bring together the smartest minds to debate and dissect issues in depth, restoring civility and bringing intelligence to the public square in the process.
 
Green Wave showcases some of the best articles from the Green European Journal - Europe’s leading political ecology magazine offering green & progressive ideas and analysis. For the text version of the articles and printed editions go to greeneuropeanjournal.eu, or follow GEJ on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @GreenEUJournal. Green Wave is also part of EuroPod, a network of European podcast shows which brings together journalistic, cultural, and institutional views on political and soci ...
 
Out of Order is a German Marshall Fund podcast about how our world was, is, and will be ordered. From the way the pandemic is shaping geopolitics; to the dark side of tech for democracy; to the political movements, elections and uprisings changing global governance; the podcast brings together international experts from inside and outside of GMF to help us understand our disordered world. In addition to Out of Order episodes, GMF also produces topical mini-series including Post-Pandemic Orde ...
 
Talk Eastern Europe is a podcast affiliated with the New Eastern Europe journal. Adam Reichardt and Maciek Makulski bring information about politics, societies, culture, and history of Central and Eastern Europe. In each episode they feature a discussion with guest speakers about ongoing issues in the countries of the region, trying also to place them in the broader global context. A podcast member of EuroPod: https://www.bullemedia.eu/europod
 
Dell Tech sElect is the pod cast brought to you by the Dell EMC Elect community. Dell EMC Elect is a community-driven recognition and thank you for individual's engagement with Dell EMC as a brand over the last calendar year. Members of this community are diverse across technologies and products in the IT Infrastructure and Cloud business. And many of the Dell EMC Elect are members of the VMWare vExpert and Cisco Champions community, amongst others. This pod cast is the Dell EMC Elect commun ...
 
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In this episode, our hosts bring us news from all around Europe and of course a quick roundup of our latest polling trends! Our Spain correspondent, Ignasi Subirà, also joins for a quick update on the Madrid regional election and, later in the episode, Euan Healey (@euanspeaks) is joined by Ben Walker (@bnhw_), co-founder of Britain Elects, in a di…
 
Sir John Curtice, Senior Fellow at the UK in a Changing Europe explains the inevitability of SNP becoming Scotland's largest party at the local elections, how the Scottish Greens are heading for a record performance, and the unlikelihood of the Alba party winning any seats.By The UK in a Changing Europe
 
Over 34,000 people succumbed to Covid-19 in the Americas last week – almost 40% of the global death toll, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has said, adding that demand for hospital beds in some places is “dire.” More than 1.2 million new Covid-19 cases have been recorded in the region over the past seven days alone, the agency said, with…
 
A Spanish man who wasn't actually in any difficulty but phoned police and emergency services almost 9,000 times since 2019 has found himself in hot water after his harassing calls were traced back to him. The 49-year-old from Oviedo in northwestern Spain was arrested last week after complaints from the 091 service, which processes all phone calls t…
 
Will you need a digital passport to prove you’ve been vaccinated the next time you try to board a flight or get into a concert? The idea is already being tested in Israel and governments around the world – including the Biden administration – are exploring what vaccine credentials might look like. For some, these digital tools are a golden ticket b…
 
In the Netherlands, Protestants make up around 16 percent of the population and a small group of traditional Calvinists are opposed to vaccination and social distancing. Most of these believers, who live in a region known as the "Bible Belt", were never vaccinated as children and are opposed to the idea of injecting sickness into a healthy body. De…
 
The Philippines taskforce for the South China Sea has reported incursions into its maritime territory by 287 Chinese militia vessels, one week after President Rodrigo Duterte questioned an international ruling in Manila’s favor. In a statement on Wednesday, the National Task Force for the West Philippine Sea (NTF WPS) said that the Chinese vessels …
 
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on the international community and the United Nations to teach Israel a “lesson,” following Israeli attacks on Palestinian civilians. During a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Erdogan reportedly said Turkey “had responded in the strongest manner to the attacks Israel carried out reckles…
 
The Taliban has captured a district located less than an hour drive from Kabul. Government counter-offensive to retake it was launched just hours before three-day Eid al-Fitr ceasefire is expected to begin. The Nerkh district fell into hands of the Taliban overnight, with a military base and police headquarters overrun by the militants. While, tech…
 
The French National Assembly has approved a bill that includes the implementation of a Covid-19 ‘health pass’ that will allow people to attend sports fixtures, festivals, and other such occasions that draw large crowds. After being defeated in its first attempt on Tuesday evening, President Emmanuel Macron’s ruling party was able to push through th…
 
An independent World Health Organization (WHO) report has stated that the Covid pandemic was preventable but ‘inconsistent and underfunded’ preparation by governments, as well as a slow and weak response, exacerbated the outbreak. The report, commissioned by the WHO and conducted by an independent panel, released its findings on Wednesday, laying o…
 
An official tally of suspected side effects resulting from Covid vaccination in Sweden has surpassed 30,000, with the majority of cases occurring in people inoculated with AstraZeneca’s shot. According to the Swedish Medical Products Agency, as of last week, the Scandinavian nation had received 31,844 reports of adverse reactions linked to the roll…
 
Israel’s defense minister has vowed to continue operations against Palestinian militants, claiming the country’s forces will achieve “complete silence” before moving to the negotiating table as violence escalates. In a speech on Wednesday in the coastal city of Ashkelon, Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz promised to continue taking the fight to …
 
"The British government has left us out in the cold," says Terence Knott. He's the man behind EUBritizens, an action group of British people living in Europe whose lives have changed dramatically due to Brexit. They've lost their freedom of movement and their right to study, their professional qualifications no longer apply and some are even stuck …
 
Austria’s Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has said he is under investigation by the country’s anti-corruption prosecutors over alleged false statements given during parliamentary hearings. Kurz denies any wrongdoing. The statements, alleged to be false, were made by the official before a parliamentary committee probing the so-called ‘Ibiza affair,’ the E…
 
The Chinese Foreign Ministry has hit out at claims by Western media that the country’s latest census results are a sign that China is a nation in decline, both economically and in terms of its population size. “I wonder if they have noticed that China’s population of 1.418 million is still more than the total population of the United States and Eur…
 
Instagram has announced that users will now be able to display up to four pronouns on their profile in a dedicated section. They will also have the option to make them public or only viewable to friends. Users under 18 will display their pronouns only to their followers by default and people can fill out a form to have a pronoun added to the list. …
 
A Paris court has ruled that Air France and Airbus will stand trial on charges of involuntary manslaughter over the 2009 crash of flight AF447, killing all 228 people on board, the deadliest crash in the airline’s history. The ruling on Wednesday follows the prosecutor’s recommendation that the Paris court overturns a previous judicial decision to …
 
Tensions in Jerusalem reach a fever pitch, as the holy month of Ramadan draws to a close. Israel's army chief has ordered troop reinforcements to the south of the country, after rockets were fired from Gaza. The barrage of rockets from Hamas came following clashes which broke out between Palestinians and Israeli security personnel at the Al-Aqsa mo…
 
China just unveiled the results of its first census in over a decade. The results are striking, if not surprising: the world’s largest country will soon stop growing. Yet if a greying population causes economic headwinds, Chinese officials also have reason for cheer. With digital currencies in vogue, central banks want to get in on the action. The …
 
China just unveiled the results of its first census in over a decade. The results are striking, if not surprising: the world’s largest country will soon stop growing. Yet if a greying population causes economic headwinds, Chinese officials also have reason for cheer. With digital currencies in vogue, central banks want to get in on the action. The …
 
IN THE PRESS – Wednesday, May 12, 2021: As violence continues, Israel's The Jerusalem Post calls on other countries to "stand with Israel", while Haaretz blames PM Benjamin Netanyahu for pursuing a "disastrous strategy" that is now 'blowing up in Israel's face". Emirati paper The National and Saudi paper Arab News decry Israel for "raining death on…
 
The International Criminal Court's top prosecutor says she is keeping a close eye on developments in the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and Gaza, as Israeli forces and Palestinians engage in deadly clashes and retaliatory strikes. In a tweet on Wednesday, the court's chief prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, said she was concerned by developments in the region…
 
Hundreds of filling stations in the United States have run out of fuel as motorists panic buy in the wake of the Colonial oil pipeline shutdown. The link was paralysed by a ransomware attack last Friday. Governors in states including Florida and Virginia have declared emergencies over the shortages. The pipeline's operators will announce later on W…
 
Taiwan is tightening its coronavirus restrictions after 16 new domestically transmitted Covid-19 cases were detected, marking the highest-ever daily increase on the island, which has largely kept the pandemic under control. The island, regarded by China as an integral part of the country, reported 16 new domestic cases of Covid-19 on Wednesday. Fou…
 
Japan’s platform for booking Covid-19 vaccinations has crashed in parts of the country because of a technical issue with US cloud computing vendor Salesforce, compounding frustration with the government’s handling of the pandemic. On Wednesday, Salesforce experienced a global outage, described by chief technology officer Parker Harris as a “major d…
 
In Becoming Rwandan: Education, Reconciliation and the Making of a Post-Genocide Citizen (Rutgers UP, 2020), S. Garnett Russell argues that although the Rwandan government makes use of global discourses in national policy documents, the way in which teachers and students engage with these global models distorts the curricular intentions of the gove…
 
In Becoming Rwandan: Education, Reconciliation and the Making of a Post-Genocide Citizen (Rutgers UP, 2020), S. Garnett Russell argues that although the Rwandan government makes use of global discourses in national policy documents, the way in which teachers and students engage with these global models distorts the curricular intentions of the gove…
 
Portrayed in Western discourse as tribal and traditional, Afghans have in fact intensely debated women's rights, democracy, modernity, and Islam as part of their nation building in the post-9/11 era. In Television ad the Afghan Culture Wars: Brought to You by Foreigners, Warlords, and Local Activists (University of Illinois Press, 2020), Wazhmah Os…
 
The Israeli military has claimed to have “neutralized” two high-level Hamas intelligence officials during air raids in Gaza, as local officials claim Palestinian rocket fire killed two Arab-Israelis, a woman and a child. The IDF boasted of the targeted assassination strikes in a tweet early on Wednesday morning, which it said it conducted alongside…
 
An Israeli airstrike has reportedly leveled another major high-rise in Gaza – the second in the span of 24 hours – as a barrage of Palestinian rocket fire continues to rain down on Tel Aviv and other Israeli cities. Footage from the embattled Palestinian enclave purported to show Al-Jawhara Tower as it took a direct hit from an Israeli war plane ea…
 
The Vineyard Wind project off the coast of Massachusetts is intended to create enough electricity to power 400,000 homes in New England. Does this herald the dawn of a lower emission energy industry in the States? A question for Helen Zichal, CEO of the American Clean Power Association. China's population grew at its slowest pace in decades accordi…
 
Health officials in Canada's Ontario province have suspended use of the AstraZeneca/Vaxzevria Covid-19 vaccine, saying that escalating concerns over risks of blood clots merited a review amid increasing supplies of competing jabs. The indefinite suspension takes effect immediately, Dr. David Williams, the province's chief medical officer, told repo…
 
An eruption of violence in Israel and Gaza is headed for “full-scale war,” a top UN envoy warned, even as Washington reportedly resists efforts to issue a similar call for deescalation in the UN Security Council. “Stop the fire immediately. We’re escalating towards a full-scale war,” Tor Wennesland, a Norwegian diplomat and the UN’s special coordin…
 
Environmental activist Greta Thunberg, normally a figure revered by her protective left-wing allies, has learned the hard way that rocket attacks over Israel are a touchier subject than solar panels and carbon-trading schemes. After wading into the conversation about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on Monday, when she retweeted a post by anti-Isra…
 
As IDF jets bomb Gaza and Palestinian militants fire rockets into Israel, the city of Lod has erupted in violence its mayor compared to a Nazi pogrom. PM Benjamin Netanyahu is pulling troops from the West Bank to restore order. “This is Kristallnacht in Lod,” Yair Revivo told the Times of Israel on Tuesday evening, referring to the notorious 1938 p…
 
A deliberate "campaign" to prevent farming is unfolding in Ethiopia's war-hit Tigray region, a top regional official has said, warning that the result will be "starvation." Also, with Islamist extremism beginning to expand south beyond the Sahel, we visit an anti-terror academy which has been built in Ivory Coast. And finally, women in the fishing …
 
The foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia and Turkey met in Mecca on Tuesday, expressing readiness to keep working on improving ties between the states which deteriorated after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018. Saudi FM Prince Faisal bin Farhan and Turkey's Mevlut Cavusoglu discussed bilateral relations as well as major regional and int…
 
Updates on the DarkSide ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline. Other ransomware strains, including Avaddon and Babuk are out, and dangerous. Guidelines on 5G threat vectors. Lemon Duck cryptojackers are looking for vulnerable Exchange Server instances. A bogus, malicious Chrome app is circulating by smishing. Ben Yelin examines an online facial re…
 
An email exchange in which a US Justice Department (DOJ) lawyer threatens to subpoena academics who refuted voter fraud allegations in Bolivia’s 2019 presidential election has been leaked, fueling speculation of US involvement. Between October 2020 and January 2021, Angela George – a trial attorney at the DOJ’s Office of International Affairs – rep…
 
A 13-story tower in Gaza has been leveled to the ground, reportedly after it was hit by missile strikes from Israeli warplanes amid the ongoing conflict between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants, according to local media. In online footage purporting to show the destruction of the residential block, explosions could be seen before large plum…
 
Will spiralling tension in Jerusalem lead to all-out war between Israel and Gaza? Israel's outgoing prime minister has announced a stepping up of air strikes on Gaza that have already killed more than two dozen Palestinians, this after Palestinian rockets killed two women in the southern city of Ashkelon. It is already the worst cross-border fighti…
 
Cutting-edge semiconductors are the most complex objects that humans make. Host Hal Hodson and Tim Cross, The Economist’s technology editor, delve into the secretive science that powers a growing portion of economic activity and the world-leading yet precarious work of TSMC—the company that dominates chipmaking. The pandemic has exposed vulnerabili…
 
In an interview with FRANCE 24 on the sidelines of the recent social summit in Porto, Portuguese PM Antonio Costa discussed the priorities of the Portuguese presidency of the EU, the bloc's Covid-19 vaccine roll-out and the possible waiver of Covid-19 vaccine patents. He called the latter a "false debate", saying "the real question is about boostin…
 
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