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“Can He Do That?” is The Washington Post’s politics podcast, exploring presidential power in the face of weakened institutions, a divided electorate and changing political norms. Led by host Allison Michaels, each episode asks a new question about this extraordinary moment in American history and answers with insight into how our government works, how to understand ongoing events, and the implications when so much about the current state of American life and the country’s politics is unlike ...
 
Throughout the 2020 presidential campaign, battle-tested operatives will be sitting on bar stools along the trail, sharing war stories and unique, sometimes uproarious cuts on the latest developments. Hacks on Tap is your invitation to join two of the best. Campaign veterans Axelrod and Murphy will take listeners deep inside the top level of American politics. These seasoned pros have seen it all: the peaks and valleys, the pressure-cooker moments, the huge breaks and the horrible calamities ...
 
The Cold War, Prohibition, the Gold Rush, the Space Race. Every part of your life -the words you speak, the ideas you share- can be traced to our history, but how well do you really know the stories that made America? We’ll take you to the events, the times and the people that shaped our nation. And we’ll show you how our history affected them, their families and affects you today. Hosted by Lindsay Graham (not the Senator). From Wondery, the network behind Tides Of History, Fall Of Rome and ...
 
Join two fans of RuPaul's Drag Race as they breakdown and analyze each new episode with the same level of scrutiny usually reserved for major sporting events, supreme court decisions and the latest Presidential tweets. Irreverent, smart and hilarious, Drag Race Recap will satisfy your craving to eavesdrop on two gay friends as they critique their favorite reality show.
 
“Truer, but also darker.” This is the real origin story behind America’s decision to go to the moon. The story we learn starts with Sputnik, then President Kennedy’s challenge, and ends with triumph: an American flag on the lunar surface. But in the 50 years that have passed since the moon landing, as presidential documents have been declassified and secret programs have been revealed, a wilder story has begun to emerge. “Moonrise,” a new Washington Post narrative mini-series, digs into the ...
 
Everyone has an opinion about how to beat Donald Trump. But very few pundits have run a presidential campaign or seen how things really work up close. If you're looking for someone who actually knows how presidential politics works, and can explain what Joe Biden's campaign should be doing -- this is the show for you.Joe Trippi is a longtime Democratic campaign manager, who ran the progressive Howard Dean presidential campaign in 2004 and the historic Doug Jones campaign to defeat Roy Moore ...
 
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.
 
Downballot Counts is a podcast from Bloomberg Government about the 2020 U.S. House and Senate elections and the fight for control of Congress. We explore how the high-profile presidential election will influence the congressional races and pinpoint the most competitive races to watch. Downballot Counts also features interviews with lawmakers, journalists, and other campaign players. Hosts: Greg Giroux and Kyle Trygstad.
 
David Plouffe and Steve Schmidt are friends, former rivals and two of the top strategic minds in America. They understand American politics better than almost anyone because, when they were running presidential campaigns, they had to make momentous decisions almost every single day. In Battleground, they'll draw on 50+ years of combined experience inside campaigns and in government to break down how the Democrats and Republicans are fighting for votes. They’ll dissect the opposing parties’ g ...
 
Welcome to The Past, The Promise, The Presidency, Season One: Race and the American Legacy! This season explores one of the most pressing issues in all of American history—the country’s troubled and difficult history of race relations. This podcast focuses on the history of the nation’s most powerful office, the President of the United States, and its complex relationship with race. Race and the American Legacy tell the full story of our country’s past, and its promise, and what the future m ...
 
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.
 
At the USC Dornsife Center for the Political Future, we bring together top Republicans and Democrats to transcend partisan divisions and explore solutions to our most pressing national and global challenges. Join veteran strategists Bob Shrum and Mike Murphy along with other Center staff and major voices in the Bully Pulpit for fun conversations that advance civil dialogue and practical politics. When President Theodore Roosevelt coined the phrase bully pulpit, bully meant “wonderful”; and R ...
 
Mind of State is a podcast where politics and psychology meet. Each episode features lively commentary on current events, policymakers, and the body politic, and how we have arrived at this moment, as observed through both a political and psychological lens. We explore how "mind" impacts "state" — and vice versa. Tune in, as co-hosts Betty Teng and Jonathan Kopp engage in nuanced conversation with experts from the worlds of politics and psychology as well as others from related fields who ha ...
 
2020Vision follows the race for the White House in the 2020 US presidential election. Produced by the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney, and hosted by Drew Sheldrick, it features in-house experts and special guests from the fields of US politics, foreign policy and media.
 
The 2016 U.S. Presidential Election is unprecedented. The nomination process and ongoing campaigns revealed the complexities of identity and its role in uniting and dividing the country. This course explores how issues of race, class, gender have shaped the candidates, campaigns, and our society. Our analysis spans the presidential race from the announcements of more than ten presidential hopefuls to the current competition.
 
This program shares the educational expertise of members of the Webster University community as that community responds to a world in crises. As this program began during the coronavirus pandemic, this podcast has connected the University's campuses in nine different countries, and various locations throughout the United States and shared experiences during the move to remote operations and lockdown. Much of the program has been devoted to telling the stories of how students, faculty, staff ...
 
You Don’t Love Me Podcast with Amir and Aamir. Life from the perspective of a gay South Asian couple. We discuss many things from race, sexuality and our struggles with an aim to be a voice and get some representation out there! It does get better and there is always light in your life and we find that through every bit of darkness. There are so rude and crude jokes on the way too so...be warned! Leave a review, subscribe and enjoy.! You will also find us on apple podcasts and spotify too (r ...
 
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Bayard Rustin, the man behind the March on Washington, was one of the most consequential architects of the civil rights movement you may never have heard of. Rustin imagined how nonviolent civil resistance could be used to dismantle segregation in the United States. He organized around the idea for years and eventually introduced it to Dr. Martin L…
 
As protests continue in Myanmar against the generals who staged a military coup, and with Aung San Su Kyi under house arrest and facing criminal charges, has the country lost all prospects for a democratic future? With Tanya Beckett.(A little girl shouts slogans with protestors waving flags of Myanmar, 22 February 2021. Credit: Peerapon Boonyakiat …
 
Shannon Pettypiece Senior White House Reporter for NBC News Digital and Eli Stokols White House reporter for the LA Times join Chuck to talk about how Republicans are reckoning with Biden's Washington. Plus, Facebook and Australia have come to an agreement to allow news links to be shared on the social media platform after Australia tried to give n…
 
Jessica Elgot and Polly Toynbee discuss the government’s latest plans to exit lockdown. Richard Partington and Charlotte Alldritt look ahead to next week’s budget, and Larry Elliott and Katy Balls discuss the man behind the budget, Rishi Sunak.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod…
 
It’s perhaps the most iconic of American monuments -- the Statue of Liberty. A towering 305-foot sculpture of copper and steel that is synonymous with American values of liberty, freedom and self-determination. But it began as a gift from France. And when it first arrived on American soil, its future was far from certain. For over a decade, artists…
 
Brad Woodhouse, executive director of Protect Our Care and senior advisor to the DNC, joins Gibbs and Murphy to discuss Ted Cruz’s jaunt to Cancun, the politics surrounding the nomination of Neera Tanden to lead the Office of Management and Budget, and how much air time – if any – Trump’s upcoming speech at the Conservative Political Action Confere…
 
In this week's episode renowned climate scientist Michael Mann speaks to Clover Hogan about the thirty-year war to deflect blame and delay action on climate change. They discuss the new tactics and psychological battle to confront the causes of climate change and offer a roadmap winning the war to save the planet. To find out more about the book cl…
 
In July 2018, 12 youth soccer players and their coach found themselves trapped 6 miles deep in a cave with no food or water and depleting oxygen. The rock formed maze became almost completely submerged as the water rose to levels nearly impossible for survival. There was no light and no way to communicate with the outside world. The first season of…
 
Center Co-Director Mike Murphy is joined by a group of experts to discuss how both parties should reorient their platforms to speak to minority voters as they become the majority in the U.S. and the higher numbers of voters of color who voted for Donald Trump in the 2020 election. Featuring: Musa al-Gharbi - Paul F. Lazarsfeld Fellow in Sociology a…
 
Environmental issues take center stage in this month’s episode of Discourse!, hosted by Michael Munnik with guests Suzanne Owen and Daniel Gorman Jr. How is the media covering the intersection of religion and the latest environmental issues? Listen and find out! First the groups speaks on some of the differences in major news publications and their…
 
Airdate February 21, 2021: President Biden says, "America is back." But is it? Fareed speaks to an all-star panel about Biden foreign policy. Then, a Texas-sized catastrophe caused by winter weather. Is the world prepared for the ever more severe weather being churned up by climate change? Texas-based climate scientist Katherine Hayhoe tells Fareed…
 
You Don't Love Me Podcast is life from the perspective of a gay South Asian couple.In this episode we speak on the lack of South Asian representation in the mainstream. We question as to why our community is so behind, the importance of representation and how not only our allies but how our own community can support one another. Instagram- @youdont…
 
Where do things stand in the US and around the world with Covid-19? How is the vaccine rollout affecting the course of the pandemic? How concerned should we be about new variants? When will we get kids back in school and the country open for business again? To discuss these and other questions, we are joined by Dr. Ashish Jha, dean of the Brown Uni…
 
Download this episode Subscribe: iTunes • Stitcher • TuneIn Radio • Google Play • RSS • Spotify Episode #309 The North American Mission Board has filed an appeal with the Supreme Court of the United States in an effort to uphold a lower court’s ruling involving a lawsuit filed by Will McRaney. News Recap NAMB appeals to Supreme Court in McRaney cas…
 
In the first installment of the CPF Fellows Roundtable Series of 2021, CPF Fellows Barbara Comstock, Shaniqua McClendon, and Todd S. Purdum discussed the institutional aspects of American democracy from the Senate and the filibuster to gerrymandering and political parties. This discussion was moderated by CPF Fellows Manager, Harry Burke. Featuring…
 
Episode 291 features an interview with T. Susan Chang about some of the parallels between astrology and tarot cards as forms of divination. Susan is a professional tarot card reader, and the purpose of this discussion was to explore some of the ways that astrology is similar to tarot as a form of divination, versus […]…
 
We're roughly one year out from Iowa's catastrophic caucuses, and people are already thinking about the next primary calendar. Amid growing concerns that Iowa voters don't reflect the country, and pushes by Nevada and South Carolina to move up in line, are we watching Iowa — and its influential, historic, weird caucuses — get sidelined? White House…
 
The Webster World Report No. 19, the discussion linking Webster University’s global operations during a time of crises, features a program that goes back to themes covered during the podcast’s origins: how the community is coping with the coronavirus pandemic and the view of medical professionals about the public health threat. The program features…
 
As Joe Biden visited Milwaukee, Wisconsin this week, our guest presenter Kenya Evelyn spoke to the state representative David Bowen about the administration’s early obligations to the Black voters who swung the election in the Democrats’ favour, racial equity in pandemic and vaccine plans, and how the president should combat white supremacy. Help s…
 
Shortly after a pro Trump mob stormed the Capitol on January 6th - Big Tech unplugged the President. For years he’d used social media to communicate directly with his supporters. Even on the day, as lawmakers in the Capitol scurried to find places of safety during the siege, Trump posted: ‘STOP THE STEAL’, and proclaimed ‘You will never take back o…
 
Rob and Tom discuss the latest headlines and where we are with Brexit now the dust has had some time to settle… TOPICS - [0:00] Intro - [1:21] Headlines: Trump Acquitted - [8:43] Headlines: Vaccines - [12:14] Headlines: Jail Time For Travel Lies - [14:51] Headlines: Final Lockdown? - [20:58] Main Story: Brexit, One Month On - [25:08] Food - [29:18]…
 
Can President Biden come through on this promise of reopening most schools within his first 100 days? How much can the president influence when and how schools welcome students back into the classroom? And what are the political consequences? Related reading and episodes Will Biden get you a vaccine? Biden’s goal to reopen schools meets high-stakes…
 
The issue of Brexit and the popularity of SNP leader and First Minister Nicola Sturgeon have put the idea of Scottish independence back on the agenda. Public opinion polls show a majority in favour, but with implacable opposition from Boris Johnson assured, what paths are there to an "Indyref 2"? Denis Staunton reports. And Guy Hedgecoe in Madrid e…
 
Today’s episode is all about Lyndon Baines Johnson, the 36th President of the United States, and arguably its most consequential. Note we did not say best or greatest or anything overexuberant like that. But if you are talking about presidents who left their mark on American society, presidents from the past whose impact we still feel today in our …
 
Octavia Butler's alternate realities and 'speculative fiction' reveal striking, and often devastating parallels to the world we live in today. She was a deep observer of the human condition, perplexed and inspired by our propensity towards self-destruction. Butler was also fascinated by the cyclical nature of history, and often looked to the past w…
 
The world is entering a new space race but every new satellite launched into Earth’s orbit runs the risk of colliding with one of the millions of pieces of space junk left behind by previous missions. So how can we solve our space junk problem? Featuring former NASA astrophysicist, Don Kessler; Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering at the Un…
 
"I already have a family and a religion and so I've never looked at my political party to replace either," 2016 presidential candidate Evan McMullin says. He tells Chuck Todd about his explorations into a new faction of the GOP ... and possibly a third party. NYT's Annie Karni and Punchbowl's Jake Sherman join to discuss President Biden's To-Do lis…
 
Heather Stewart and Gaby Hinsliff discuss vaccine passports and the government’s push for legislation to protect free speech in English universities. Aamna Modhin speaks to Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones about why the Conservative party needs to do better with black British voters. Plus, Peter Walker, Sarah Boseley and Rob Hutton try to get into the mind o…
 
After the 1871 fire destroyed a third of their city, Chicagoans wanted to do more than rebuild. They wanted to envision a new kind of American city. That included everything from changes to fire codes and labor laws to an entirely new style of architecture -- the skyscraper. Professor Ann Keating is an urban historian and expert on Chicago history …
 
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