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Best News Talk podcasts we could find (updated June 2020)
Best News Talk podcasts we could find
Updated June 2020
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Post Reports is the daily podcast from The Washington Post. Unparalleled reporting. Expert insight. Clear analysis. Everything you’ve come to expect from the newsroom of The Post. For your ears. Martine Powers is your host, asking the questions you didn’t know you wanted answered. Published weekdays by 5 p.m. Eastern time.
 
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.
 
Go behind the headlines: From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and David Folkenflik speak with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR for NPR.
 
Fresh Air from WHYY, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Hosted by Terry Gross, the show features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.
 
Three women unraveling the mysteries of the Mueller investigation each week as alt government employee and anonymous host, AG simplifies the absurd amount of Trump Russia news and wraps it up into tasty bites for human consumption. Mueller, She Wrote is committed to reporting facts and conjecture with just the right amount of snark. Come for the news, stay for the Fantasy Indictment Draft!
 
A weekly discussion of current affairs in China with journalists, writers, academics, policy makers, business people and anyone with something compelling to say about the country that's reshaping the world. A SupChina production, hosted by Kaiser Kuo and Jeremy Goldkorn.
 
In Intelligence Matters, former acting Director of the CIA Michael Morell, speaks with top leaders of the U.S. intelligence community as they reflect on their life, career and the critical roles they play in shaping national security policies. As a central figure in the most significant U.S. counter-terror efforts of the past two decades and a former CIA intelligence analyst, Morell is uniquely skilled at taking industry leading knowledge to make connections that provide deep insight into co ...
 
Author and social critic Chris Hedges hosts a weekly interview show called ‘On Contact,’ which will air “dissident voices” currently missing from the mainstream media. Hedges interviews the black sheep of the establishment, leading discussions that can’t be heard anywhere else.
 
We live in a confusing time, bombarded every day with news from around the world that can be hard to follow, or fully understand. Let Worldly be your guide. Every Thursday, senior writer Zack Beauchamp, senior foreign editor Jennifer Williams, and staff defense writer Alex Ward give you the history and context you need to make sense of the moment and navigate the world around you. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
A quasi-daily podcast from Slate chronicling Donald Trump's rise to the presidency and his current administration. Journalists Virginia Heffernan and León Krauze talk to reporters, historians, psychiatrists, and other experts to help explain who this man is and why this is happening, right now, in the United States of America.
 
The Young Turks is Home of The Progressives. Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian and a host of progressive voices deliver the news and provocative commentary. Whether you are seeking a breakdown of current events, politics and the mainstream media or just a quick laugh, the Daily TYT Audio Podcast will always keep you informed and entertained. Catch the live show Monday through Friday, on tyt.com.
 
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In the wake of days of riots across the nation Trump has announced that the US will go after Antifa specifically Bill Barr has stated that the federal government will do everything it can to prosecute far left groups that are causing this damage. Meanwhile Joe Biden's staff has been donating to these groups in a shocking turn. We now have the Biden…
 
Running battles with the police, fires burning, lootings and protesters arrested.Riots over the death of George Floyd have spread across dozens of U.S. cities, and close to President Donald Trump's doorstep at the White House.Governors have imposed curfews and dispatched National Guards.The Floyd case has reignited rage over the deaths of black Ame…
 
On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to John Ralston Saul, author and president emeritus of Pen International, about how the Covid-19 pandemic has exposed the weakness of American society, and accelerated the decline of the American Empire.Among Saul's many books are: The Collapse of Globalism and the Reinvention of the World, and Voltaire's B…
 
The Rioting Is Being Staged And Even Minnesota's Governor Agrees, Says International Forces At Work. Videos have emerged showing evidence of pre planning in many of the cities where rioting has broken out. While it's not proof that one particular group is responsible it does show that someone is pulling strings. Could it be ideologues? Antifa? Or A…
 
Anger and unrest have spread across cities in the United States over the police killing of yet another unarmed African American.Like others, the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis was caught on video and went viral online.Images of police officer Derek Chauvin kneeling on Floyd's neck for several minutes, leading to Floyd's death, sparked anger…
 
"Think about your very favorite childhood memory and the biggest dream you've ever had and the first time you really felt celebrated for who you are and how you met your best friend. For me, the Bee was all of those things," says Sylvie Lamontagne, a former Scripps competitor. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscrib…
 
Note: This episode contains strong language. Today, we’re sharing Episode 7 of “Rabbit Hole,” a New York Times audio series with the tech columnist Kevin Roose. In this episode, our reporter investigates the QAnon conspiracy theories. The story of QAnon believers, united in a battle against what they see as dark forces of the world, reveals where t…
 
Since her explosive 2018 Netflix special, 'Nanette,' comic Hannah Gadsby has been trying to adjust to her newfound success. We talk about being diagnosed with autism and growing up in Tasmania. Her new special is 'Douglas.' Also, book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews the road-trip novel 'St. Christopher On Pluto.' Journalist Barton Gellman shares a …
 
Derek Chauvin, the fired Minneapolis police officer, who was seen in a video with his knee on George Floyd’s neck is charged with third-degree murder and also faces a charge of second-degree manslaughter. The death of Floyd has sparked outrage across the country. Ben Crump, the Floyd family attorney, joins AC360 to react to the charges against Chau…
 
As protests spread over the death of George Floyd, the former officer at the center of the case has been charged with murder. We listen in on the demonstrations, and examine why this tragedy — though too familiar — may be a turning point. Guest: Audra D. S. Burch, a national enterprise correspondent for The Times. For more information on today’s ep…
 
As the protests continue in Minneapolis, a reporter for MSNBC, while standing in front of a burning building, says the protests are mostly peaceful. When did a burning building turn into a peaceful protest? At the recording of this podcast, we find out that the fired police officer who knelt on the neck of George Floyd has been arrested. A Mississi…
 
Today on The Editors, Rich, Charlie, and Michael discuss the Minneapolis riots. They also have an extended conversation concerning the president’s uncalled-for tweets about Joe Scarborough and the spotlight this has thrown on Section 230. Editors’ picks: • Rich: MBD on Hungary. • Charlie: Dan McLaughlin on the 1619 Project. • MBD: Kyle Smith on the…
 
Hosts Denise Pellegrini and Ed Baxter feature the best stories of the day from Bloomberg Radio, Bloomberg Television, and over 150 News bureaus around the world, on Bloomberg Radio’s Bloomberg Best. New York Fed President John Williams, Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester, and Citigroup's Mike Corbat weigh in on the direction of the economy, the…
 
Nashville singer-songwriter Margo Price spoke with 'Fresh Air' in 2017 when her album 'All American Made' was released. She plays songs off her two records, and talks about the heartache and beauty of growing up on a farm in a small town in Illinois. AIDS activist Larry Kramer, who died May 27, was an early advocate for aggressive research into the…
 
Twitter Declares WAR On Trump By Censoring His Tweets AND The White House Official Account's. The tweet from Trump was deemed to glorify violence in the opinion of Twitter. By injecting their editorial opinion over Trump's tweets and hiding them from many users Twitter has clearly said to the world that they are not just a platform bu a publisher l…
 
Holly Bailey reports from Minneapolis, where anger and violence are boiling over in the aftermath of George Floyd’s killing by police. Errin Haines explains what really happened in Central Park. And Sebastian Smee with an appreciation for a powerful painting that captures another unsettling time in America. Read more: Protests in Minneapolis raged …
 
The news out of Minnesota has been intensifying with each passing day this week. The death of a black man named George Floyd while in police custody led to protests and violence in Minneapolis and captured the global news spotlight. Also, like many states in the US, Nevada was struggling to test residents when the coronavirus pandemic hit. Eventual…
 
There has been a third night of protests in the American city of Minneapolis. We speak to Amin Harun, a Somali-American lawyer in Minneapolis where there is a large Somali community.Why some sex workers in Uganda have stopped taking their HIV/AIDS medication because of Covid-19.What are our Resident Presidents up to this week? Olushambles is planni…
 
The deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor have raised questions about the future of policing and the role bias plays in police work. Dr. Jennifer Eberhardt joins us to discuss her extensive work with police officers on racial bias. And, a heat wave in parts of California could bring the threat of fire. It's a reminder that this could be a busy …
 
When COVID-19 started to spread around the world, aid workers warned of disaster for Africa.Health systems are weak and poorly funded in many places, and crowded cities making social distancing impossible.But African countries appear to be managing.Senegal and Ghana are among countries praised for their approach to tackle the disease.The number of …
 
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned everything upside down, including the way some couples interact while sheltering in place and being forced to spend more time together. We’re seeing sides of our partners we haven’t seen before now, and we’re finding new ways to communicate, compromise and negotiate some alone time. We’ll explore the impact of the p…
 
Since legislators agreed to give Gov. Gavin Newsom unrestricted access to $1.1 billion from the state’s budget back in mid-March in response to the coronavirus pandemic, some lawmakers have started to question the extent of Newsom’s authority. As the pandemic shows signs of slowing in California, the governor’s recent request for an additional $2.9…
 
There’s been an outpouring of anger, grief and demands for justice in Minneapolis after the death of 46-year old George Floyd who died Monday as a city police officer held his knee on the man’s neck for more than five minutes, leaving him to die on the street. Protesters broke into a police station in Minneapolis overnight and burned it, which the …
 
The Future of the Democratic Primary At the beginning of the Democratic nominating contests, the party faced a number of challenges. The field being crowded with candidates with such varied politics demonstrated that there were different visions for the future of the party. And today, while Joe Biden is the presumed nominee, there is concern that h…
 
In this episode, I address the exploding war between President Trump, and the Twitter tech tyrants. I also address the riots in Minneapolis, and the only way to stop them. News Picks: Did the Minneapolis police officer, and George Floyd, know each other? MSNBC reporter says rioters are not generally unruly as building burns behind him. Twitter doub…
 
In this week's Book Club podcast we're talking about Brideshead Revisited. Evelyn Waugh's great novel is 75 years old this week, and I'm joined by our chief critic Philip Hensher, and by the novelist's grandson (and general editor of Oxford University Press's complete Evelyn Waugh) Alexander Waugh. What made the novel so pivotal in Waugh's career, …
 
On Tuesday, after years of inaction, Twitter fact checked President Trump’s tweets for the first time. Six words were added below the original text, directing readers to outside articles refuting his claims. Two days later, the president signed an executive order that aims to change the nature of online speech, and the platforms that host it. Guest…
 
DEBATE: Has The Electoral College Outlived Its Usefulness? Five American presidents — two in the last 20 years — have assumed office without winning the popular vote. As the nation gears up for another contentious presidential election, some are calling for an end to the Electoral College. They argue that the college subverts the will of the Americ…
 
On Saturday a private company will attempt to deliver astronauts into orbit for the first time - with the launch of the SpaceX Crew Dragon mission to the International Space Station. Other big space projects planned by private companies include tourism, commercial space stations, a return to the Moon, habitats on Mars and even the mining of asteroi…
 
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