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Time-poor? Never get around to watching or reading the news? Aware you’re not quite as on top of what’s happening in the world as you should be? Well, The Daily News In Brief from SheerLuxe.com is the weekly podcast bringing you the scoop on the breaking news and current affairs you need to know. Subscribe, keep listening and stay informed. You can also get your daily dose of news sent straight to your inbox each morning by signing up to The Daily News In Brief newsletter here
 
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.
 
The podcast version of a documentary & interview series on war and inequality from the heart of Empire hosted by Abby Martin. Empire Files is donor-funded, independent and add free. Help keep us going by becoming a patron at www.patreon.com/empirefiles. Follow: @EmpireFiles and @AbbyMartin Like: www.facebook.com/TheEmpireFiles
 
Starting in Australia and now in the UK, Token is a podcast about marginalised identities. But it's fun - we promise. We talk about race, gender, sexuality, culture, politics and whatever else makes you feel like a token in today's world. The only constants are fun, frank discussion and the freedom to politely ask awkward questions
 
Hi. I’m Paul Adamson, the founder and editor of E!Sharp, an online magazine about the European Union and its place in the world. These podcasts are me “in conversation with” personalities that I think have interesting things to say and who may not be known to wider audiences. The conversations are deliberately informal and are designed to be illuminating as well as, hopefully, entertaining.
 
Newsnet.scot's regular podcast is a popular feature of Scottish political debate. reflecting the views of the pro-independence audience, but also tackling UK and international issues. Chaired by former broadcaster Derek Bateman and guests, it aims to encourage discussion of politics without the confrontational tone favoured by today political programmes.
 
Welcome to NewzKidz! A new weekly podcast covering global news stories and current affairs, presented by Rose (age 8) and Zara (age 10). Tune in to hear us talk about what's important in our world today, what's making the news headlines, and why kids should care. You can discuss our stories with your friends, parents and teachers, and let us know what you think.
 
Chris A. has recently immigrated (or *brexited) from the UK to Norway and finds herself in the process of acquiring a new language and culture. Knut M. is a native Norwegian who never has a good answer to the question "where're you from"? In this podcast they investigate all the minor differences that may bring their worlds closer together.
 
Summer-ized Sessions is a renowned event brand in London, which has been running hedonistic house music events for six consecutive years. From humble beginnings as a mix-CD, through weekly radio, to its current incarnation as one of the freshest, most decadent club nights in town, this is a brand that attracts some of the biggest names in Underground House, Tech-house, and Techno. Coming off the back of their first tour in 2019 - landing at premier spots across the UK such as Mint Warehouse ...
 
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In Episode 2 of Series 3, Rose and Zara discuss the main stories of the week including California wildfires, the destruction of a migrant camp in Greece, the latest news on the Coronavirus pandemic and vaccine trials, and a proposed new law about photo editing. Laurie updates listeners on Roald Dahl Day, and Aiza covers how astronomers are searchin…
 
This week Zara and Rose update listeners on the proposed new Brexit Bill, Barbados voting to remove Queen Elizabeth II as Head of State, the latest news on the pandemic, and why some celebrities have boycotted social media this week. Aiza covers the recent story about the possibility of life being discovered on Venus, and Laurie - together with Yea…
 
Tsastilqualus is an elder of the House Umbas from Ma’amtagila (Kwakwaka’wakw) territory. In this final episode of the Victoria Anarchist Bookfair's week of podcasts, Tsastilqualus speaks about her life and views on how Indigenous resistance can be combined with cultural renewal to realize ecological sustainability and Indigenous sovereignty. For ye…
 
As in other places, unhoused people in Victoria face severe challenges in their daily lives ranging from a lack of food, sanitation and medical services to harassment by police and security. One particularly disturbing development are growing resentments and assaults by community members who are unwilling to share green spaces with those who need t…
 
Ozlem Goner is a steering committee member of the Emergency Committee for Rojava, New York, and associate professor at the City University of New York. Her research interests focus on political sociology, ethnographies of the state and nationalism, comparative and historical sociology, race and ethnicity, social movements, qualitative methods, and …
 
Ruth Kinna is a world-renowned political theorist and historian of ideas who has authored numerous books on anarchism, nineteenth- and early twentieth-century socialist thought, utopianism and contemporary radicalism. She is a professor of political philosophy at Loughborough University and editor of the UK-based journal, Anarchist Studies.…
 
The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain signed agreements to normalise relations with Israel, this week, motivated by a desire to build a united front against Iran. Palestinians have condemned the move as a betrayal. Yolande Knell reports on out how the deal has gone down with young Emiratis and Israelis.Wildfires continue to rage across the West Coas…
 
Jo Marchant and Helen Czerski take us on a journey through humanity’s relationship with the heavens. The stars have shaped who we are - our religious beliefs, power structures, scientific advances and even our biology. But over the last few centuries we have separated ourselves from the universe that surrounds us. And that disconnect comes at a cos…
 
Could proportional representation renew our democracy? On this week’s episode we’ll be focussing on electoral reform, and exploring what it could mean to have a different voting system in the UK. With a panel of guests from the heart of the struggle to get PR on the agenda again, including Klina Jordan from Make Votes Matter, we’ll be digging into …
 
Several months after the coronavirus pandemic triggered a global shutdown, headteachers fully re-opened their classrooms as the new school year began this autumn. But just how successful has the return been for pupils, parents and staff? The UK’s COVID-19 infection rate is on the rise, piling pressure on testing capacity – and fears of a second nat…
 
Ann Hansen is former member of the anarchist organization Direct Action and served over 7 years in prison for her involvement with that collective. She is now living on a self-sufficient farm and works on prison-related issues as a member of the Prison for Women (P4W) Memorial Collective. Naphtali is a white non-binary trans Jew who is into prison …
 
During the 1970s and 80s, eight US-backed military dictatorships jointly plotted the cross-border kidnap, torture, rape and murder of hundreds of their political opponents. Now some of the perpetrators are finally facing justice. By Giles Tremlett. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod…
 
In an exclusive interview with the Guardian, the former model Amy Dorris talked to Lucy Osborne about allegations that Donald Trump sexually assaulted her at the US Open tennis tournament more than two decades ago, in an alleged incident that left her feeling ‘sick’ and ‘violated’. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus…
 
Bacterial Meningitis is caught by around 2,500 people a year, of those people one-tenth will die and a third of survivors will be left with life altering after effects. It’s a disease that is aggressive, can kill within a few hours and while we focus on the coronavirus pandemic, symptoms might be mistaken for Covid 19 or missed completely. As part …
 
Queen Sacheen is co-founder of Ancestral Pride, with whom she has produced many zines. She has spent a great deal of time advising Settler-anarchists on how to be in solidarity with Indigenous resistance movements. She is a warrior who has taken part in many actions, including Standing Rock. Finally, Sacheen is a proud mother, Matriarch, doula and …
 
The Netherlands - small and overcrowded - is facing fundamental questions about how to use its land, following a historic court judgment forcing the state to take more urgent action to limit nitrogen emissions. Dutch nitrogen emissions - damaging the climate and biodiversity - are the highest in Europe per capita. And though traffic and building ar…
 
The Amazon rainforest is on fire, again. Lands and livelihoods are being destroyed by huge blazes, which the Brazilian government is denying are happening. On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, our chief correspondent Stuart Ramsay takes us into the Amazon, where he's been joining teams of under-resourced fire crews t…
 
Muhammad is a Bedouin shepherd in a remote corner of the West Bank called Rashash. His family has been herding sheep and goats in Rashash for 30 years and in Palestine for generations. But since Israeli settlers recently moved in nearby it has become difficult for Muhammad to graze his flock undisturbed.When producer Max Freedman visits Rashash, he…
 
We are raiding the Audio Long Reads archives and bringing you some classic pieces from years past, with new introductions from the authors. This week’s article: Our fixation with the sexy powerplays of the Tudor court shows no signs of fading. What is it about this 16th-century dynasty that still obsesses us? By Charlotte Higgins. Help support our …
 
Dangerous behaviour in the Holyland area last night as students blatantly breach COVID guidelines. Stephen was on the ground in the Holyland area last night. We hear reaction from SDLP MP Claire Hanna, Green Party MLA Claire Bailey and Alliance Party MLA Paula Bradshaw.By BBC Radio Ulster
 
At the end of World War II, the United States dominated the world militarily, economically, and in moral standing – seen as the victor over tyranny and a champion of freedom. But it was clear – to some – that the Soviet Union was already executing a plan to expand and foment revolution around the world. The American government’s strategy in respons…
 
What is Money?Mike and David discuss the types of Money and then delve into the strange world of fractional reserve banking where wealth, it is claimed, can spontaneously spring into existence from the void. Government money printing and real silver and gold coins are examined and the true scale of loss of value to inflation is identified.They then…
 
Last month Alex Sartain took a homemade gun and shot his neighbour James Nash dead in his front garden.The 34 year old then fled on his motorbike before he lost control and fatally crashed on a winding tree-lined road. His family had made repeated requests to mental health services for help as they saw his condition deteriorate. But they say no hel…
 
Bahrain has joined the United Arab Emirates in agreeing to normalise relations with Israel. Deals - brokered by the US - have been described by Donald Trump as a ‘breakthrough’ for peace. But is that a view shared? On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we are joined by our Middle East correspondent Mark Stone who has …
 
Kathy Ferguson is an US-American author, political philosopher, feminist, historian, anarchist, and professor of political science and women's studies at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. She has authored one of the best critical biographies of renowned anarchist Emma Goldman: Emma Goldman: Political Thinking in the Streets. Visit http://www2.haw…
 
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