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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. In Politics Weekly Extra on Fridays, Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland invites guests to help analyse the latest in US politics
 
Jonny Bentley and Adam Bragan are two British twentysomethings with an interest in all things politics. Pints & Politics aims to deliver an analysis of Britain's politics in a fun and digestible manner, as if you were having the discussion in a British pub! Breaking down current affairs, debating ethical issues and looking at America from afar. Debating. Educating. Entertaining (hopefully!).
 
Daniel Hewitt and Shehab Khan from the ITV News politics team chew through the week's big UK political stories and give Political Editor Robert Peston a call from wherever he is to get his take on it all. We'll also be talking to special guests from the world of politics and beyond - and hear from ITV's political correspondents based around the country to find out what's happening beyond the Westminster bubble.
 
Making sense of our political hell every Friday. Launched from the anti-Brexit movement in 2017, Oh God, What Now? (formerly Remainiacs) has become one of Britain’s most entertaining political voices. With top quality guests and analysis, and poor quality jokes, we make the unbearable bearable. Oh God, What Now? is presented by Dorian Lynskey. Our regulars include: Ian Dunt, editor of politics.co.uk, author of How To Be A Liberal • Ros Taylor, editor of the LSE COVID blog • Naomi Smith, Chie ...
 
When it comes to understanding political issues, Richie is a self confessed toddler. That’s why he’s enlisted the help of Steve, his politically savvy drinking buddy, to help him understand how government effects our everyday lives and our interactions with each other. Join them, as they break down big political issues into comedic bite size bits and try to figure out, What Am Politics?
 
Veteran broadcaster Mark Riley's podcast digs deeper into your daily news, politics and culture. With 40 years on NY Radio airwaves and global TV outlets, he has interviewed just about everyone... from heads of state to musicians and entertainers. Drawing from this vast knowledge base, Mark Riley adds his unique ability for storytelling and political analysis. Add critical thinking, and Mark Riley transforms complex issues into thought-provoking, easy-to-digest edu-tainment. The Intersection ...
 
Two academic experts join The Conversation's politics editor, Laura Hood to discuss the key election issues. We’ll of course be talking about Brexit, but we also want to get to grips with the kinds of issues you’d normally expect to hear about in an election, like the state of the economy and what each party has to say about immigration, the NHS and schools. We’ll keep you updated on who’s ahead in the polls. And we’ll also cut through the spin of what’s dominating the headlines.
 
The Birkbeck Department of Politics and its research centre, the Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life, hosts a range of talks, lectures, seminars and workshops throughout the year. Our events feature leading academics, public figures and commentators from a range of fields. Listen to them here.
 
Coronavirus! Climate! Brexit! Trump! Politics has never been more unpredictable, more alarming or more interesting: Talking Politics is the podcast that tries to make sense of it all. Every week David Runciman and Helen Thompson talk to the most interesting people around about the ideas and events that shape our world: from history to economics, from philosophy to fiction. What does the future hold? Can democracy survive? How crazy will it get? This is the political conversation that matters ...
 
Breaking Britain is a podcast produced by the Europe's Borderlands Research Group at the European and International Studies Department in King's College London. Hosted by Russell Foster and Alex Clarkson, it will explore the pressures unravelling the unity of Britain and reopening the future of the island of Ireland in a European context. In each episode we will discuss the challenges reshaping a disunited kingdom as well as a wary republic with scholars and commentators who can provide expe ...
 
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Since the 1920s, the United States has seen a dramatic reversal in living patterns, with a majority of Americans now residing in suburbs. This mass emigration from cities is one of the most fundamental social and geographical transformations in recent US history. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
This week, we dissect prime minister Boris Johnson’s first major reshuffle of this parliament. We’ll be examining who went up, who went sideways, those who were sacked and what this all tells us about where the Johnson government is going next. Political editor George Parker and political correspondent Laura Hughes will take us through what happene…
 
Katharine Murphy speaks to Tosca Looby, the director of SBS’s latest feature documentary Strong Female Lead, about the sexism Julia Gillard faced as prime minister and why this documentary needed to be made in light of recent revelations about Parliament House’s workplace cultureDoor The Guardian
 
This week Stephen Paton (@stephenpaton134) talks about the latest polls, Tory plans to take us back in time and more. New episodes every Friday – and to reward our listeners, you can now get 20% off an annual subscription to The National (at https://www.thenational.scot/subscribe/) using voucher code NATIONALPOD2021 See acast.com/privacy for privac…
 
Jonathan Freedland hosted a special Guardian Live event where he spoke to the former secretary of state Hillary Clinton. As the US commemorated the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks last weekend, the pair talked about her memories of the day, given she was the senator for New York at the time; how US politics has changed since then; and whether …
 
Jonathan Freedland hosted a special Guardian Live event where he spoke to the former secretary of state Hillary Clinton. As the US commemorated the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks last weekend, the pair talked about her memories of the day, given she was the senator for New York at the time; how US politics has changed since then; and whether …
 
Recorded before this week’s reshuffle was finalised. For full analysis, listen to our Emergency Pod! As Boris Johnson kicks Gavin Williamson out from the cabinet, the issues of trade with the EU, especially in Northern Ireland, have been kicked into the long grass once again. Independent MLA Claire Sugden joins the panel for the view from across th…
 
As conference season approaches, how can Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer sell himself to the nation, as well as to the Party itself? One man with a plan is Lord Peter Mandelson, Blairite grandee and one of the architects of New Labour. He tells Christopher Hope whether he thinks Starmer needs a "Kinnock moment", why he thinks the Party needs to lead…
 
Adam Boulton and guests discuss the ins and outs of the Prime Minister's reshuffle and asses what they mean for Boris Johnson's government as he looks to grip both the domestic and international agendas for the months ahead. They also analyse the UK, US Australia security pact designed to help equip Australia with a fleet of nuclear-powered submari…
 
The mince pies and P45s arrive on the shelves earlier every year. That’s right, it’s reshuffle season - and we’re here with an emergency pod to assess the latest shower of sycophants. With Oliver Dowden taking over as party chair, are the Tories now on election footing? What awaits the justice system with Dominic Raab in charge? Can the panel bring…
 
There’s a new cabinet in town – or at least a different one than yesterday. Aubrey Allegretti and Rowena Mason look at the winners and losers of Boris Johnson’s reshuffle. Plus, Jessica Elgot and Rafael Behr analyse the government’s Covid winter plan. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod…
 
Support the Crossroads: https://thecrossroads.blog/support/ Subscribe to my Substack, Tales of New Normaland: https://talesofnewnormaland.substack.com/ Join The Crossroads Network on Telegram: https://t.me/crossroadsnetwork In this episode of the Crossroads Podcast I talk about the recent announcement by the UK Government with regards to the implem…
 
Why are the five men charged in connection with the 9/11 attack still being held at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base 20 years on? Why not CHARGE them and ship them out to ADX to join The Unabomber, Shoe Bomber, the Boston Marathon Bomber and “El Chapo?’ Biden’s ordered employers with 100+ workers, federal employees, and healthcare workers must get their w…
 
This week we analyse prime minister Boris Johnson’s game on social care reform, what the plan involves and whether the Conservative party and its voters will swallow tax rises. Political editor George Parker and economics editor Chris Giles dissect the details. Plus we look at how the UK government hopes to try to avoid another coronavirus lockdown…
 
The biggest tax rises since World War II dominate the discussion this week, with every guest giving their two cents on the government's manifesto-breaking move to fund social care. Cabinet Office Minister Chloe Smith joins Christopher Hope in the Red Lion pub to discuss two new Bills that could, controversially, see passports required at the ballot…
 
This week, Stephen Paton (@stephenpaton134) discusses work continuing on independence within the Scottish Government, the latest polls and more. New episodes every Friday – and to reward our listeners, you can now get 20% off an annual subscription to The National (at https://www.thenational.scot/subscribe/) using voucher code NATIONALPOD2021 See a…
 
On Thursday night, the US Attorney General Merrick Garland announced that the US Justice Department would launch a federal lawsuit against Texas over the extreme abortion law that the state introduced last week. Jonathan Freedland speaks to Moira Donegan about what all of this means for Roe v Wade. Help support our independent journalism at theguar…
 
On Thursday night, the US Attorney General Merrick Garland announced that the US Justice Department would launch a federal lawsuit against Texas over the extreme abortion law that the state introduced last week. Jonathan Freedland speaks to Moira Donegan about what all of this means for Roe v Wade. Help support our independent journalism at theguar…
 
Does it matter when a Government breaks a keystone promise? Former Blair advisor John McTernan joins us to look at Boris Johnson’s punitive National Insurance hike and ask whether even a serial liar can get away with a whopper like this. What sort of devil is in the detail of the Government’s social care plans? Plus, on the 20th anniversary of 9/11…
 
Minister for the Armed Forces James Heappey joins Christopher Hope to reflect on the tumultuous exit from Afghanistan and what the UK's future relationship with the country might look like. Speaking in Westminster's legendary Red Lion pub, he dismisses suggestions of a blame game battle between the Foreign Office and Ministry of Defence, tells us w…
 
Heather Stewart and Zoe Williams discuss the prime minister’s announcement of a £12bn healthcare levy to be introduced through a rise in national insurance contributions. Plus, Libby Brooks and Peter Walker look at the state of Green party politics in the UK. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod…
 
What does freedom mean, how do we measure success and who sets the KPIs? We know there are racial inequities, but some people are placing mask-wearing a constraint right up there with women’s rights and labor discrimination. Texas…keeps wanting to secede and we won’t allow it. WHY are we clinging on to a state that touts voter suppression and a rev…
 
Join my newly launched Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thecrossroadsmedia Check out The Crossroads Network Telegram Channel https://t.me/crossroadsnetwork Subscribe to my Substack https://talesofnewnormaland.substack.com/ ------------------------ Apologies for posting this the day after I recorded it - had something urgent to take care of but it's…
 
This week we examine how the UK got its withdrawal from Afghanistan so badly wrong and the subsequent Whitehall briefing war against the Foreign Office. Robert Shrimsley, our chief political commentator, and Laura Hughes, political and diplomatic correspondent, will analyse the issues. We also look at Whitehall’s contingency planning for what will …
 
This week on State of the Union, Stephen Paton (@stephenpaton134) speaks on the co-operation deal, Tory attempts to undermine devolution and more. New episodes every Friday – and to reward our listeners, you can now get 20% off an annual subscription to The National (at https://www.thenational.scot/subscribe/) using voucher code NATIONALPOD2021 See…
 
As the last of the US troops took off from Kabul on Tuesday, Jonathan Freedland spoke to Thomas Kean. Kean co-wrote the 9/11 commission report, detailing who was to blame for the events of September 11, and making recommendations to prevent a subsequent attack. He shares his thoughts on the end of America’s longest war. Help support our independent…
 
With Afghanistan left to the mercies of the Taliban, Dominic Raab filibusters his own Foreign Affairs committee and ensures that no lessons are learned. Ian gives his verdict on the Pen Farthing pet evacuation spectacle. Plus, the five big issues on the Government’s plate in the autumn. And with Michael Gove out dancing in Aberdeen, we ponder the l…
 
They’re supposed to be apolitical, but as we know, politics is everywhere. On today’s show, broadcaster and co-founder of the company behind the official Paralympic coverage, Jake Humphrey, and three-time Paralympian David Clarke join Christopher Hope to dissect whether a government proposal to sell off Channel 4 might spell trouble for the Games. …
 
In the last episode of our special summer series, Jessica Elgot asks her guests: Who is the elusive David Frost? When did he become such a Eurosceptic? And how will the continuous fallout from Brexit affect his legacy?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspodDoor Guardian
 
In the last episode of our special summer series, Jessica Elgot asks her guests: Who is the elusive David Frost? When did he become such a Eurosceptic? And how will the continuous fallout from Brexit affect his legacy?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspodDoor The Guardian
 
Today we are joined by Matt Jeneroux MP from the riding of Edmonton Riverbend of the Conservative party. Nadine Nakagawa a City Councillor in the City of New Westminster, British Columbia. Amina Yasin is a City and Regional Planner, who sits on The Vancouver City Planning Commission. Alex Bishop helps companies access grants, investments and govern…
 
Afghanistan: You can blame Trump for negotiating the pull-out, Obama for the mission creep, GW Bush for invading in the first place…but if I were president, I’d be telling the Taliban the deadline is when WE say it is! The COVID jab… freedom rights are yours to decide but stop with the viral videos and fake press. Why not give healthcare workers re…
 
In the fifth and final of our summer specials, Sebastian Payne meets Liz Truss, international trade secretary and minister for women and equalities. Truss is the most popular member of Boris Johnson’s government, and a keen advocate of a buccaneering policy of striking free trade deals with everyone and everywhere. We explore the economic worth of …
 
The federal treasurer joins Katharine Murphy to discuss the Coalition government’s approach to the pandemic recovery, and climate plans in preparation for Cop26 Josh Frydenberg admits climate change a major preoccupation in global marketsDoor The Guardian
 
This week, Stephen Paton (@stephenpaton134) talks about GERS, the SNP/Green co-operation deal and more. New episodes every Friday – and to reward our listeners, you can now get 20% off an annual subscription to The National (at https://www.thenational.scot/subscribe/) using voucher code NATIONALPOD2021 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out …
 
Jonathan Freedland revisits an enlightening conversation with Michael Steele, a former chair of the Republican national committee, who campaigned for a Joe Biden victory in last year’s US presidential election. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspodDoor Guardian
 
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