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It has almost been 300 years since Sir Robert Walpole arguably became the first holder of the office of Prime Minister in 1721 - an office which today is under scrutiny like never before. The Prime Ministers series of 55 podcasts brings to life all 55 of Britain's 'First Among Equals' through interviews with the authors of all 55 essays in Iain Dale’s new book The Prime Ministers: Three Hundred Years of History. From the obscure 18th-century figures like the Earl of Shelburne and Henry Pelha ...
 
Welcome to the New Action Podcast, with Alfred Burgesson and Tristan Oliff. We are young activists, and we have conversations about topics, people and events in the world today. Conversations that lead to action. Alfred is a member of Canada’s Prime Minister’s Youth Council and the Founder of Collective Action. Tristan is the Co-founder and Managing Director of Nouvelle News, youth-driven news and media platform amplifying stories that matter. If you enjoy our podcast.. subscribe, give us a ...
 
The Guardian's political editor, Heather Stewart, and deputy political editor, Jessica Elgot, are joined by commentators, experts and politicians to unpack the week's biggest stories in politics. On Politics Weekly Extra, Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland speaks with some of the Guardian’s US team about the latest from the 2020 presidential election campaign
 
How can we make government work more effectively? What are Brexit and the current political tumult doing to our institutions? Is Britain's Constitution able to withstand the strains of 21st Century social, political and technical change? What needs to change in our system of government – and how can we change it? Find out in the weekly podcast from Britain’s leading governmental think tank, where we analyse the latest events in politics and explain what they mean. Every week on INSIDE BRIEFI ...
 
Risky Business is a weekly information security podcast featuring news and in-depth interviews with industry luminaries. Launched in February 2007, Risky Business is a must-listen digest for information security pros. With a running time of approximately 50-60 minutes, Risky Business is pacy; a security podcast without the waffle.
 
Have you ever spent hours looking for something you simply lost? How about a hundred years? How about looking for a missing airplane? Or a vanished civilization? Every other Monday, Gone searches for everything lost. From D. B. Cooper to the Holy Grail, the Etruscan language to early Russian cosmonauts; if it disappeared, we’re looking. After all, just because something is gone, doesn’t mean it can’t be found. Gone is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.
 
The Prime Minister is the fifth in Trollope's series of six Palliser novels. With Phineas' difficulties resolved, Trollope introduces new characters. A respectable young girl forsakes the man her family had always intended her to marry when she falls in love with a man of foreign extraction and an unknown family. He has a gentleman's education and manners, but his family background and financial means are mysterious. Is he really a gentleman? Meanwhile, Plantagenet Palliser becomes Prime Min ...
 
Independent filmmaker Chris Broad brings you his multi-award winning YouTube channel Abroad In Japan in podcast form. Aided by broadcaster Pete Donaldson, they bring you a taste of life in the most unique country in the world, from great cuisine to capsule hotels, current events and tips on how to spend your time there.
 
A podcast from Washington Post Live, the newsroom’s live journalism platform, where top-level government officials, business leaders, cultural influencers and emerging voices discuss the most pressing issues driving the news cycle nationally and across the globe. From one-on-one newsmaker interviews to in-depth multi-segment programs, Washington Post Live brings The Post’s newsroom to life on stage.
 
A biography of Sir John A. Macdonald, the first Prime Minister of Canada. It was written by the man who served as Macdonald's private secretary from 1882 to 1891. - Summary by TriciaG
 
In an overwhelmingly woke comedic landscape, right-leaning stand-up Geoff Norcott is a rare beast. In WMPT he gets to the heart of what ordinary people think about social and political issues. Whatever the contentious subject – he’ll be honest and blunt, but without being a dick. Mostly. Geoff has appeared on Live at the Apollo, Mash Report, Question Time, Mock the Week and pops up frequently on UK political debate programmes. He’s also written for shows ranging from Have I Got News For You ...
 
Journey into the underworld of American organized crime and the stories behind the rise and fall of the most notorious mobsters in history. From Charles “Lucky” Luciano and John Gotti, to Donnie Brasco, “Bugsy” Siegel and Dutch Schultz–Mafia explores the lives of our greatest gangsters and the cops and attorneys who worked to bring them down.
 
The Start is Winnipeg's podcast. Each and every day Global News Radio CJOB's Mackling, Megarry & McNabb break down the biggest stories of the day from politics to pop culture. If it matters to Manitobans you will hear about it on The Start. 45 minutes a day every weekday.
 
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This edition of All My Presidents looks at Bill Clinton George W Bush and the British Prime Minister who links them, Tony Blair. FRDH host Michael Goldfarb, who reported on all three men during his time working for NPR, reflects on how presidential power can overwhelm the most cynical reporter and the most idealistic Prime MInister. Give him 17 min…
 
Did you know Newfoundland was once an independent country? Did you know they had a terrible Prime Minister who robbed them while they were suffering an unimaginable economic disaster? Well you should probably know that they tried to kill him. This is that story.By Jesse Harley, Rhys Waters / Frequency Podcast Network
 
The British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said the country must prepare for a "no deal" trade relationship with the European Union at the end of the year. Also in the programme: The UN special envoy for Afghanistan has warned than rising violence is threatening to disrupt progress in peace talks with the Taliban. And the number of Coronavirus ca…
 
On Wednesday, October 14, the Center for East Asia Policy Studies at Brookings and the Asia Pacific Initiative hosted a panel of experts to examine these questions and explore the role of Japan in protecting the future of the liberal international order. https://www.brookings.edu/events/liberal-order-undone-japans-leadership-role-after-prime-minist…
 
This week's Acting Prime Minister guest is Caroline Nokes. The former minister tells the podcast she believes Boris Johnson may live to regret his decision to ignore scientific advice on a circuit breaker lockdown. She also explains what made her a Tory and what it was like to learn on Twitter how the prime minister had sacked her from government. …
 
He's been on the verge of leading Malaysia for decades.Now, opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim is again trying to grab the post of prime minister.He says he's presented the king with evidence he has the required majority in parliament to unseat Muhyiddin Yassin.Muhyiddin has only a two-seat majority and is struggling to maintain support.The palace say…
 
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In this (wholly sponsored) edition of the Snake Oilers podcast, three vendors will drop by to pitch their sweet, sweet snake oil: Gravwell pitches its “structure on read” approach to SIEM Plextrac describes its red team/pentest reporting platform ITProTV’s Don Pezet talks about trends in online training Show notes Gravwell PlexTrac - The Purple Tea…
 
The U.S. government's antitrust case against Google will take a long time to come to trial, says Brookings Visiting Fellow Bill Baer, but what remains to be seen is how Google will defend the actions it took securing its market dominance, and whether it will amend its practices even as the lawsuit goes forward. Baer also explores the role of Congre…
 
On Tuesday, October 20, the Foreign Policy program at Brookings hosted an online discussion with experts who previously served as Defense and State Department officials, nuclear negotiators, and intelligence community officers. https://www.brookings.edu/events/iran-and-north-korea-proliferation-and-regional-challenges-for-the-next-administration/ S…
 
In response, the Global Economy and Development program at Brookings is committed to supporting international, U.S., and networked societal leadership for sustainable development and launched a dedicated Center for Sustainable Development (CSD) with an event on Wednesday, October 21. This included an address from Brookings President John R. Allen a…
 
A mosque has been ordered shut and a pro-Hamas group disolved.It follows dozens of raids on muslims and organisations suspected of inciting hatred.The campaign comes after the stabbing and decapitation of a teacher by a Moscow-born Chechen refugee, who was later shot dead by police.Samuel Paty had discussed cartoons of Prophet Mohammed in a class o…
 
Nigeria's president, Muhammadu Buhari, has appealed for understanding and calm after reports that the army fired on hundreds of protesters in the city of Lagos. A denial of involvement in the shootings by the army has been contradicted by the governor of Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu.Also in the programme: thousands of girls in Kenya have reportedly un…
 
Heather Stewart and Peter Walker run through a cantankerous week in Westminster. Rajeev Syal speaks to the chair of the women and equalities committee, Caroline Nokes. Plus, Heather chats to the comedian and former Labour party member Matt Forde about his new book, Politically Homeless. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/pol…
 
The brutal murder of a schoolteacher comes amid warnings of mounting Islamism in the country. The attack will only harden resolve for a secular society. Alexei Navalny, Russia’s opposition leader, speaks with our correspondent about the attempt on his life; it signals, he says, a regime in decline. And data reveal how the arrival of mobile internet…
 
Parcast Network is spinning a web of new shows and special programming to celebrate our favorite season. Follow us into the darkest depths of history, mystery, and the human mind — starting with this episode of Crime Countdown! Hosts Ash and Alaina are ranking the top 10 haunted crime scenes, including an Irish castle with a deadly trap door and th…
 
On this week’s show Patrick and Adam discuss the week’s security news, including: US DoJ unseals indictments against Sandworm operators Twitter backtracks on “hacked materials” policy No consensus on Trickbot c2 status NSA publishes “most exploited” listicle that’s actually interesting Much, much more Cmd Security is this week’s sponsor. Its CEO Ja…
 
The US government has filed a lawsuit against Google in the biggest anti-trust case in decades. Also in the programme: Riot police are to be immediately deployed across Nigeria as it struggles to contain violent protests against police brutality. Andwhy the town of Asbestos in Canada has changed its name.(Photo: A phone showing Google. Credit: Gett…
 
Why does the Torah use the Name that connotes Divine mercy rather than Divine judgement when telling of the Creator's decision to destroy humankind with a flood? Could there be more to this story?The story of the flood was really the story of the Creator reconciling Himself (so to speak) to the fact that humankind couldn‘t yet handle the immense po…
 
As many as 150 million votes are expected to be cast in this year's U-S presidential election.But the votes that really count will belong to just 538 people: the presidential electors. That's who voters are really choosing when they tick a box for Donald Trump or Joe Biden. It's a system that's unique - and often confusing for outsiders.Is the inst…
 
More than 10,000 people rallied in New Caledonia at the weekend, demanding voting rights; Pacific Islands Forum leaders have drafted a statement to be considered at the special session of the United Nations General Assembly on Covid-19;Report urges Papua New Guinea's leaders to urgently change course and end the reliance on mining and logging; The …
 
Greg's moving! Sort of. Jeffrey Toobin is in hot water after Zoom SNAFU, and are you ready for snow?? (1:30); The impending possible snow forced Greg to spring into action and tackle the yard work he was putting off. What have you had to do right before a deadline? What did you leave to the LAST MINUTE? (8:00); Province does about-face and allows b…
 
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