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An affectionate meandering through the things that make England the way she is – from HP Sauce to the Allottment, Aethelstan to the politics of Queuing. With Luke Baxter, Roifield Brown, David Crowther and Fiona Powell trying to make some sense of it all, though rarely succeeding it might be said. And when you’ve listened, join us on Facebook, vote, and tell us what you think.
 
The small island of Jamaica has forged a new type of empire, an intangible realm of which there are no physical monuments. There is no official political or economic sphere of Jamaican influence but when it comes to popular culture its global reach is immense, far exceeding the reasonable expectation for a nation of just over 2.7 million people. For a nation that gained independence from the British only 50 years ago, Jamaicans have left their mark on music, sport, style and language around ...
 
Someone once observed that if Howard Stern and Krista Tippett had a love child, it would be Scott Jones. Scott liked that. At "Give and Take,” Scott Jones talks with artists, authors, theologians, and political pundits about the lens through which they experience life. With empathy, humor, and a deep knowledge of religion, current events, and pop culture, Scott engages his guests in a free-flowing conversation that's entertaining, unexpected, occasionally bizarre, and oftentimes enlightening ...
 
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My guest is Mathis Bitton. He is a student of political theory at Yale University. His writing focuses on liberalism and its discontents, Confucian and Islamic thought, city-states, and institution-building. You can follow him on Twitter at @mlbitton. His recent piece, The Rise of Post-Liberal Man, sparked the conversation. You can read it here: ht…
 
My guest is Mark Wildes. His newest book is The 40 Day Challenge. Sometimes we are spiritually frozen. This book will thaw you out and heat you up - Nissim Black, Rapper and Businessman Written in an approachable, uplifting, and accessible style, The 40 Day Challenge is an invitation for people who believe there is more to life than the daily grind…
 
Phoebe Smith is an adventurer, presenter, broadcaster, author, photographer, speaker and podcast host. By day she is award-winning travel writer, broadcaster and presenter, host of the Wander Woman Podcast and Sleep Storyteller-in-Residence at Calm.com. By night she’s an extreme sleeping outdoors adventurer who thrives on heading to the wildest loc…
 
This week’s Dumteedum is from Isabelle on the recorder and we hear from Claire, Richard, Brian, Isabelle, Helen, Glyn, Laura, Christina & Sarah and we have emails from Sarah, Lyn, Emily and Anon of Ambridge. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
This week’s Dumteedum is from our Richard and on this week’s episode, we hear from Naomi, Brian, Terry, Witherspoon, Amelia, Glyn, Bernadette, Claire & Isabelle. Plus we have a text from Tindara and another anonymous email! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Kieren Paul Brown is the author of Preeta’s Web of Chaos which follows a young girl named Preeta. She’s incredibly bright and gifted, but like so many of us, she doubts herself. However, throughout the course of the book she encounters a series of terrifying obstacles that change her self image. At the start, she thinks she’s small, weak, and just …
 
Panellists on today's show are Paul Duddridge, John Gunnison, and Duc Vu, Emma Burnell. Joe Biden travelled to Cornwall in the UK for a meeting of the G7, his first overseas trip as president of the United States, See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
My guest is Steve Krone. In addition to being an entertainment lawyer and a prolific film producer, he also was a Supreme Court clerk for Justices William J. Brennan, Jr. and David H. Souter. We talked about the two significant decisions the Supreme Court handed down this week. We also chatted a bit about film. Special Guest: Steve Krone.…
 
In this episode I talk with Roifield Brown. Roifield Brown is an experienced podcaster and media strategist, with an impressive track record of helping companies enhance and grow their media properties to diverse audiences across a wide range of categories, including politics, history, culture and entertainment. Special Guest: Roifield Brown.…
 
Ska is a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1950s. Ska combined elements of mento and rhythm and blues. It is characterized by accented with stabs on the off-beat. Prince Buster Ska developed in Jamaica in the 1960s with Prince Buster, producers Clement Dodd, and Duke Reid and found its way to England in the early sixties alongside …
 
Today we are joined by Laura Babcock TV pundit in Hamilton Canada, Eric Marcus of the Making Gay History podcast in New York, Mike Holden in Burnley England. Clint Loshe, ex capitol hill staffer and writer Emma always up for it Burnell in London In a week that has seen the British navy send warships to the coast of France like its 1792 we ask is wh…
 
Today we are joined by Clint Loshe exCapitol Hill staffer, Doug Levy political pundit in Marin County and Paul Duddridge political right-winger in Los Angeles. Jane Junn is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Southern California. She is the author of five books on political participation and public opinion in the United States. He…
 
In a week that has seen Sir Lewis Hamilton prove that its the man and not the car that matters in a thrilling Bahrain grand prix as ask is there a place for morality in politics? Joe Biden entered the White House with an expansive agenda that includes taming the coronavirus, economic recovery, climate policy and reducing the power of tech companies…
 
We speak to Rudyard Lynch of the popular YouTube channel WhatifAltHist. WhatifAltHist is a channel about how history could have been different. It explores how the past and present could have been different using examples from our present timeline, geography, culture and reasoning. The channel is dedicated to alternate histories (Example:What if th…
 
Today we are joined by Writer and journo Emma Burnell in London, Mic Wright Editor at Conquest of the Useless, the media criticism newsletter in Norwich, Clint Loshe ex Capitol Hill staffer in Washington, Eric Marcus of the Making Gay History podcast in New York, political pundit Doug Levy San Fransisco, Steve O'Neil the ex deputy head of policy fo…
 
We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting an "In Conversation with Roifield Brown", listen in for details and follow this link come Saturday March 27th: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83422123405?pwd=cWVOUGNaUmJwTTRTVTFRRTFsakRuZz09 This episode also contains details about the upcoming Intelligent Speech Conference. See acast.com/privacy for pr…
 
In the heady days after 1945, the authority of the United States was unrivalled and, with the founding of the UN, a new era of international co-operation seemed to have begun. But seventy-five years later, its influence has already diminished See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Today we are joined by Writer and journo Emma Burnell in London, Mic Wright Editor at Conquest of the Useless, the media criticism newsletter in Norwich, Clint Loshe ex Capitol Hill staffer in Washington, Eric Marcus of the Making Gay History podcast in New York, political pundit Doug Levy San Fransisco, Steve O'Neil the ex-deputy head of policy fo…
 
In a week that has seen the women in London organise a vigil to reclaim the streets after the disappearance of Sarah Everard in London will ask have Meghan and Harry have just not just put the boot into the royal family but also the monarchy? Today we are joined by Writer and journo Emma Burnell in London, Drew Morisey the ideological Freeagent, pr…
 
My guest is Rowan Williams. ‘As we contemplate the coming months, not knowing when we can breathe again, it’s worth thinking about how already the foundations have been laid for whatever new opportunities God has for us on the far side of this crisis.’ Rowan Williams offers these words of wisdom and many more in his new book Candles in the Dark. Th…
 
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