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The United States is in the midst of a dramatic political realignment with shifting views on national security, economics, technology, and the role of government in our lives. Saagar Enjeti and Marshall Kosloff explore this with thinkers, policymakers, and more.
 
Making a Killing explores how corruption is reshaping global politics, and fueling some of the most deadly security threats facing the world today - from the battlefields of Afghanistan and Iraq, to terrorist networks, nuclear proliferation, drug trafficking and other organized crime. Making a Killing is a podcast project from the Hudson Institute's Kleptocracy Initiative, hosted by Nate Sibley.
 
Counterbalance is a foreign policy podcast that embodies Hudson’s tradition of challenging conventional wisdom. The Trump era attacked the elite consensus regarding several key issues, including the rise of China, American policy toward the Middle East, and the compartmentalization of domestic and foreign policy. Many observers in the media and in establishment foreign policy circles are presenting the advent of a Biden presidency as a total repudiation of President Trump’s policies and a re ...
 
Founded in 1961 by strategist Herman Kahn, Hudson Institute challenges conventional thinking and helps manage strategic transitions to the future through interdisciplinary studies in defense, international relations, economics, health care, technology, culture, and law. Hudson seeks to guide public policy makers and global leaders in government and business through a vigorous program of publications, conferences, policy briefings, and recommendations.
 
Since 2010, siblings and journalists Abby Martin and Robbie Martin have been doing Media Roots Radio, a political podcast with a critical eye on US foreign policy, political partisanship and what people can do to fight back. Conversational, controversial, passionate and explicit, Media Roots stands apart from the majority of podcasts coming from a similar point of view. Listen to all previous episodes on soundcloud, itunes, spotify and stitcher. All $5 and up patrons get an exclusive bonus e ...
 
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Policy Talk is a public affairs podcast that brings unique analysis and fresh insights to some of the most complex and urgent foreign and domestic policy challenges facing America and our allies today. Each episode features a deeply knowledgeable expert in an engaging, in-depth conversation about a specific public policy topic. Policy Talk seeks to educate and inform listeners who care about key public policy questions so they can better participate in the consequential debates occurring in ...
 
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. is founder of Waterkeeper Alliance, as well as Founder, Chairman of the Board, and Chief Legal Counsel for Children’s Health Defense, and of counsel to Morgan and Morgan, a nationwide law firm. Mr. Kennedy is an esteemed author, with a long list of published books including the New York Times’ bestseller, “Crimes Against Nature.” Mr. Kennedy was named one of Time magazine’s “Heroes for the Planet” for his success helping Riverkeeper lead the fight to restore the Hudson ...
 
The Ayaan Hirsi Ali Podcast is a home for critical thinking and common sense. Critical thinking, objective truth and free speech have always been under assault. Ayaan will talk to amazing people who have given a lot of thought to these issues. Some of her guests will surprise you. Some of the topics we’ll be covering are ones she's never approached before. What all Ayaan's guests will have in common is a passion for free inquiry and speech. They are not afraid to explore different perspectiv ...
 
StoryCorps seeks to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world. StoryCorps Detroit features interviews recorded in the StoryCorps MobileBooth when it stopped in at the Detroit Institute of Arts in the summer of 2017. Sascha Raiyn is the host. Laura Herberg is the executive producer. StoryCorps Detroit is a production of WDET 101.9 FM and supported by the Detroit Historical Society.
 
In this podcast, Caylena Cahill, founder and creative director of CC Photo & Media, a photo-centric marketing company, aims to create a healthier, wealthier & happier world by creating and providing a resource for people to find inspiration, tactics and information and participating in the conversation happening around food, food systems, health, wellness, independent business/entrepreneurship and technology. Cahill interviews guests about the their personal backgrounds in the food and healt ...
 
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UNLOCKEDRobbie & Abby do a deep dive on the only DC foreign policy think tank that has managed to slide its tentacles into the so-called 'anti establishment' world of the 'populist right. They go back to the origins of the think-tank starting with founder Herman Kahn the inventor of the nuclear war MAD strategy all the way to their most effective s…
 
We talk to an Afghan family housed in one of the many hotels which have become home for thousands of others like them. Many families and children often struggle to exercise which has an impact on their physical and mental health.BBC producer Sue Mitchell a keen swimmer is working with them to enable them to be able to make use of hotel and local au…
 
Budget 2021: What do you want to change? We hear from Mary-Ann Stephenson, Director of the Women’s Budget group, an independent not-for-profit organisation that monitors the impact of government policies on men and women When you look back over your past relationships do you see patterns? Whether it’s being drawn to bad boys, ending up with narciss…
 
Subscribe to The Realignment’s Substack Newsletter: https://therealignment.substack.com/Visit The Realignment’s Bookshop to support the show: https://bookshop.org/lists/the-realignment-bookshopChristopher Mims, author of Arriving Today: From Factory to Front Door -- Why Everything Has Changed About How and What We Buy and Wall Street Journal techno…
 
Last week, a whole new set of climate-related phrases entered the Oxford English Dictionary including global heating, eco-anxiety and net zero. But despite being increasingly used in conversation, do people really know what terms like 'net zero' mean - and what is the general public willing to do to get us there? Prof Becky Willis from Lancaster Un…
 
In this episode, I interview Ethan Kleinberg, professor of history and letters at Wesleyan University, about his new book, Emmanuel Levinas’s Talmudic Turn: Philosophy and Jewish Thought, recently published by Stanford University Press. In this rich intellectual history of the French-Jewish philosopher Emmanuel Levinas's Talmudic lectures in Paris,…
 
Chronicling the retreat of mobile pastoralization from Mediterranean coastlines, Andrea Duffy's Nomad's Land: Pastoralism and French Environmental Policy in the Nineteenth-Century Mediterranean World (U Nebraska Press, 2019) investigates a mystery: where did the sheep go? Duffy seeks the answer by exploring the relationship between forestry policy …
 
The former presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton has a new book out, “State of Terror”, a political thriller written with the award winning author Louise Penny. The two women were already friends before deciding to pen the novel which features a President who “smells of meat” and appears to resemble Donald Trump and a British Prime Minister…
 
Professor Brenda Shaffer, Research Faculty Member at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Senior Advisor for Energy at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, and Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council, joins Mike and Marshall to discuss the state of global energy markets, energy policy’s impact on geopolitics, and how global production impact…
 
The former presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton has a new book out, “State of Terror”, a political thriller written with the award winning author Louise Penny. The two women were already friends before deciding to pen the novel which features a President who “smells of meat” and appears to resemble Donald Trump and a British Prime Minister…
 
Over the summer it's been tempting to think that the pandemic is almost over. But last night, Health Secretary Savid Javid insisted that "life is not back to normal". 49,000 people tested positive for Covid-19 yesterday - levels we haven't seen since the end of last year - and he warned that they could hit 100,000 a day over winter. But despite all…
 
Subscribe to The Realignment’s Substack Newsletter: https://therealignment.substack.com/Visit The Realignment’s Bookshop to support the show: https://bookshop.org/lists/the-realignment-bookshopRonald Daniels, President of Johns Hopkins University and author of What Universities Owe Democracy, joins The Realignment to discuss the role of the univers…
 
Former Scottish Conservative leader – the recently ennobled Baroness Davidson of Lundin Links - will be giving her maiden speech in the House of Lords on Friday as part of a debate on assisted dying. She used to be against amending the law on assisted dying but had a change of heart last year. She explains why to Emma.The Home Secretary Priti Patel…
 
In our final discussion to mark our 75th anniversary we look at the issue of equal pay. This was identified as the area women most want to see change in their daily lives and 70% of those asked said they had experienced inequality in this area. Emma Barnett talks to Baroness Kishwer Falkner who’s head of the Equality and Human Rights Commission whi…
 
Robbie Martin returns for another Amerithrax deep dive episode while the 20th Anniversary of the attacks continues. This time the focus is on which parts of the anthrax murders were omitted from the FBI investigation in order to create the appearance that Bruce Ivins was guilty (who committed suicide in 2008 before the FBI could bring charges to hi…
 
Parag Khanna, Founder & Managing Partner of FutureMap and author of Move: The Forces Uprooting Us and The Future Is Asian: Commerce, Conflict & Culture in the 21st Century, joins The Realignment to discuss how the unprecedented mass movement of individuals and the rise of Asia and the relative decline of Europe and North America will impact the fut…
 
According to a new survey on mental wellbeing in agriculture, 58% of women in farming experience anxiety compared to 44% of men. What's the reason behind it? How much impact has Brexit and the pandemic had on the problem? We discuss with Alicia Chivers, Chief Executive of the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution, and East Yorkshire pig farmer …
 
Cush Jumbo, star of The Good Wife and The Good Fight on her latest role playing Hamlet. Predatory marriage involves a vulnerable adult being led into a marriage, which financially benefits their new spouse. We hear from Daphne Franks, who believes that her mother was a victim of a predatory marriage.Your responses to our poll on equality in 2021.Wh…
 
The average height of a female in the UK is 5ft 3in. What is life like for women at the other end of the spectrum, especially when it comes to dating? Jessica Creighton is joined by the author of Get Real, Sarah Ivens, who at 6ft would be introduced to dates as 'Queen Kong' or 'Miss Stretchy', and married at 6 ft 3 in in a pair of diamanté heels; a…
 
Ayaan speaks with Lawrence Krauss about the new religion of wokeism and how it spread throughout academia. They discuss the impacts that political correctness and cancel culture have on science, and what it means for the future. Lawrence Krauss is an internationally known theoretical physicist. He is President of The Origins Project Foundation and …
 
Sophie Ellis-Bextor has seven albums, five children, a podcast and her Live Kitchen Discos during lockdown were a means of virtual escapism for many, and became weekly moments of united sequined catharsis. She joins Emma to discuss her memoir Spinning Plates: Music, Men, Motherhood and Me.Claudia Webbe, a former Labour MP for Leicester East, who no…
 
Subscribe to The Realignment’s Substack Newsletter: https://therealignment.substack.com/Visit The Realignment’s Bookshop to support the show: https://bookshop.org/lists/the-realignment-bookshopEvan Osnos, author of Wildland: The Making of America’s Fury, Joe Biden: The Life, the Run, and What Matters Now, and Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth…
 
Who does what in your home? Sourcing school shoes? Calling the plumber? Sorting the threadworms? In her debut novel 'Are We Having Fun Yet?' author and columnist Lucy Mangan reveals the comic diary of Liz who is 'outwardly mute, inwardly mutinous' as she does her best to keep the domestic show on the road.In her new book Rough, Rachel Thompson look…
 
Radio DJ Emma Wilson believes that the policeman Wayne Couzens who kidnapped, raped and murdered Sarah Everard exposed himself to her in an alleyway some 13 years ago. Emma reported it to the police at the time – no action was taken, but she has decided to speak out now because when she did report it she was not happy with the response.One of the k…
 
Jacob Helberg, senior adviser at the Stanford University Center on Geopolitics and Technology, former news policy lead at Google, and author of The Wires of War: Technology and the Global Struggle for Power, joins The Realignment to discuss how technological conflict will reshape the world order, describes the hidden back-end battle to control the …
 
To mark our 75th anniversary last week we commissioned a poll to explore how you feel about equality in 2021 and how much progress you believe women have made since the first episode of Woman’s Hour was broadcast in 1949 Over two thirds of the women we spoke to said it was down to experiences of sexual exploitation and abuse while three while three…
 
Baroness Brenda Hale is a former judge who served as the first female president of the Supreme Court. She has written a book, Spider Woman, that spans her life and work.We hear from Professor Anita Hill who thirty years ago faced an all-male, all-white Senate Judiciary Committee—led by the then, Senator Joe Biden—to testify that her boss, Supreme C…
 
Over the last few years, the figures around celibacy have generally been on the rise - particular amongst young women. What’s to be gained from making this life choice? And what should one know before deciding to become celibate? Anita speaks to sex therapist Danielle Bennett, and two women who have experience with celibacy. Laura Kennedy is in her…
 
Our specially commissioned poll to celebrate Woman’s Hour at 75 looks at women and equality in the UK today. It finds the place that women feel the most unequal is in the home, at work in terms of pay and benefits and in terms of safety due to their experience of sexual exploitation and abuse. Emma Barnett talks about the issues raised with our pan…
 
Miranda Patrucic, a senior Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project journalist who worked on the Pandora Papers, explains how she followed the money as part of the biggest journalism investigation in history. Paul Massaro reveals the reaction from the US Congress: an ENABLERs Act to tackle professional facilitators of transnational corrupti…
 
Bradley Tusk, CEO and co-founder of Tusk Ventures, author of The Fixer: My Adventures Saving Startups from Death by Politics, and host of the Firewall podcast, joins The Realignment to make the case for using mobile to radically increase political participation and move beyond crippling political dysfunction in Washington, D.C.…
 
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