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Based on his live one man show Rock N Roll Politics, the broadcaster and author, Steve Richards, takes a weekly behind the scenes tour of UK politics and the media that shapes the way we view the epic political dramas. The future is ridiculously unpredictable and the past is so easy to misread. Subscribe to your weekly guide through seismic times.
 
A UK politics podcast where we break down and discuss the main news and events of the week. We look at major topics such as Brexit and COVID, as well as discussing how government policy affects the lives of ordinary people. Every Friday. Find us on Apple, Google and Spotify podcasts. www.politicsunlocked.uk
 
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!).
 
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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 ...
 
Governments across the world have to make controversial decisions everyday. Whether it be raising taxes, cutting budgets or going to war, there will always be opposition. The tracks on this album look at how governments make decisions, form policies and sometimes manipulate information to help their cause. The four video tracks focus on the GM debate. Audio tracks investigate how spin was used during the lead up to the war on Iraq, and explore protest and environmental action by the public i ...
 
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.
 
This is Rick Edwards’ quest to make sense of the big political decision before the UK on June 8th: the (snap) General Election 2017. With the country at a pivotal crossroads and so many of us still undecided, this show is a balanced exploration of the defining challenges and choices facing voters at the ballot box. Featured contributors include: Professor Philip Cowley (political scientist at Queen Mary University of London), Ian Dunt (editor of politics.co.uk), Ann Pettifor (economist and c ...
 
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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…
 
Island Meet And Greet by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/6641-island-meet-and-greet License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseBig Heads Media による
 
In our news wrap Wednesday, the CDC says a highly contagious virus variant first found in Britain has now become the most common strain in the U.S., the Biden administration announced it's resuming aid to Palestinians, at least 144 people are dead in Indonesia following landslides, and authorities say Tiger Woods was going 40 m.p.h. over the speed …
 
Relations between Britain and the rest of Europe thawed this week, after the EU had threatened an export ban on vaccines. Will the UK have enough jabs to complete its second round of doses? And what does it say about broader post-Brexit UK-EU relations? Plus, we discuss the row over Union Jacks and whether more overt signs of patriotism are becomin…
 
Will you really need a passport to go to the pub? And why is the UK compromising in the EU vaccine dispute? The ITV News Politics Podcast discuss all the key vaccine developments and call Robert to get his take on Boris Johnson's latest strategy, plus - away from the pandemic - why Home Secretary Priti Patel's plans to deal with migrants appear to …
 
Britain’s vaccination programme suffered a setback this week over the use of the AstraZeneca jab — the workhorse of the UK immunisation effort — among younger people. How will new guidance for under-30s affect the vaccine rollout and the bounce it has given Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the polls? Plus, what's behind Northern Ireland's most viole…
 
In our news wrap Friday, the U.S. will see a sharp drop in deliveries of the one-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine next week amid quality control concerns at a Baltimore production plant. President Biden released an outline of his $1.5 trillion budget for 2022, and signed an executive order forming a bipartisan commission to study whether to …
 
Friday was a closely watched day in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd. It featured key testimony about what led to Floyd's death from medical examiner Dr. Andrew Baker, who performed the initial autopsy on Floyd's body and declared his death a homicide. Special correspondent Fred De Sam La…
 
Shaun Bailey, the Conversative candidate for London Mayor, joins Christopher Hope to pitch why he believes he's the 'fresh start' the capital needs. The former advisor to David Cameron quickly dismisses the idea of Sadiq Khan's drugs review, claims that the outer London congestion charge will drive more people onto the roads, and calls for more bob…
 
Amidst allegations central to the Matt Gaetz scandal, Jonathan Freedland speaks to Peter Wehner of the Ethics and Public Policy Center. They discuss the decades-old pattern of prominent Christian political leaders and commentators, who forgive allies for the same transgressions for which they harshly judge their opponents. Help support our independ…
 
Vaccine passports: thin end of the authoritarian wedge or a grim necessity that we liberals should grit our teeth and support? Plus, who’s writing the first draft of Brexit history? Guests Jill Ritter and Alan Wager of UK In A Changing Europe tell us about their oral history project the Brexit Witness Archive, where the people who were there tell u…
 
In our news wrap Thursday, the number of children arriving at the southern border hit an all-time high last month as authorities apprehended nearly 19,000 minors in March. In another mass shooting, a man in South Carolina killed five people before taking his own life. Also, The Labor Department reported unemployment claims rose unexpectedly to 744,…
 
One major way that President Joe Biden and his team propose paying for his $2 trillion infrastructure plan is by revamping the way U.S. corporations pay taxes. As Amna Nawaz reports, the plan would both raise tax rates, and go after the ways some large companies record profits overseas. Jesse Drucker covers taxes and tax havens for The New York Tim…
 
Luke Jones speaks to Sir Alan Duncan on his new memoir In The Thick Of It about life as an MP and foreign minister. Plus our columnists India Knight and James Marriott on Astrazeneca vaccine confidence and their favourite diary entries. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
President Biden's $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan would prioritize transportation, drinking water and broadband projects, among others. It comes after the American Society of Civil Engineers released its 2021 report card, giving the U.S. infrastructure a C-minus. Emily Feenstra, ASCE's managing director of government relations and infrastructure …
 
President Biden said Wednesday he's open to compromise on how to pay for his $2.3 trillion infrastructure package. The president is also making the case that racial justice should be part of the plan. Yamiche Alcindor joins Judy Woodruff to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders…
 
Luke Jones sits in for Matt Chorley and he speaks to the UK's National Statistician Professor Sir Ian Diamond on why data is key. Plus Robert Crampton and Rosamund Urwin on vaccine passports and female billionaires. And the incredible life of Dr Ike McKinnon, the former Detroit Police chief on the Chauvin trial. See acast.com/privacy for privacy an…
 
It has been a year since Keir Starmer took over as Labour leader. Rafael Behr and Gaby Hinsliff look at how he should push the party forward after a frustrating year in opposition. Lisa O’Carroll speaks to the EU ambassador to the UK about violence in Northern Ireland and vaccine wars. Plus, Peter Walker looks at the Green party’s local campaign in…
 
President Joe Biden once again changed his vaccination goals Tuesday, shortening the timeline for all American adults to be eligible to get a vaccine. And, a Senate rule change may allow him to move forward on infrastructure without Republican support. White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor and congressional correspondent Lisa Desjardins are he…
 
In our news wrap Tuesday, two U.S. sailors are in critical condition after a navy medic shot them at a military facility in Frederick, Maryland. The suspect was later shot dead. Then, a look at how COVID related public restrictions are being altered across the country as vaccination rates rise. And in the trial of George Chauvin, prosecutors focuse…
 
Georgia's recent voting law instating new ID rules for mail-in ballots has led 72 Black CEO's to write a full-page ad in The New York Times urging corporate executives to oppose the law. One of the signers of that letter, Roger Ferguson, CEO of TIAA and former vice chair of the federal reserve, joins Judy Woodruff tonight to discuss the law. PBS Ne…
 
In our news wrap Monday, an average of 3.1 million COVID vaccines were administered daily over the past week -- peaking at a record 4 million on Saturday. Overseas, daily virus infections in India surpassed 100,000 for the first time, making it the second country after the U.S. to reach that benchmark. President Joe Biden doubled down on the need f…
 
NPR's Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including Georgia's new voting law, the resulting corporate fallout, and what President Joe Biden and former president Donald Trump's 2020 campaign donation refunds say about U.S. election fundraising laws. PBS NewsHour is support…
 
Luke Jones speaks to; Frances Crook, Chief Executive of the Howard League for Prison Reform, former prisoner Andrew Morris and the national chairman of the Prison Officers' Association Mark Fairhurst on how prisons have been during the pandemic. PLUS: Libby Purves and Rachel Sylvester give their take on the day's news. See acast.com/privacy for pri…
 
I'm joined by Alastair Campbell to reflect on Ed Miliband's leadership, Keir Starmer and Tony Blair as he publishes his revelatory diaries that span 2010-2015..plus brilliant questions on A Salmond, K Starmer and the Covid Inquiry...and the latest from listeners in rural Australia and idyllic Portugal. Rock N Roll Politics is streaming live on Apri…
 
The trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin--charged with murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd last year--wrapped up its first week of testimony yesterday. The prosecution opened its case with testimony and video from eyewitnesses, emergency responders and police officers. Minnesota Public Radio's Brandt Williams is…
 
Lionel Barber's access to world leaders over the past fifteen years has given him a front-row seat to decision-making amid what he calls 'turbulent times'. Since leaving his longtime position at the Financial Times last year, Barber published his book, "The Powerful and the Damned". He recently spoke with NewsHour Weekend's Christopher Booker to di…
 
In a Congressional hearing last week the heads of Facebook and Twitter said they're taking measures to slow the spread of hate speech and conspiracies on their sites in the wake of the Jan 6 insurrection. But a crackdown on mainstream platforms is pushing extremists onto less monitored forums. Simon Ostrovsky reports as part of our series, "Explori…
 
Island Meet And Greet by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/6641-island-meet-and-greet License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseBig Heads Media による
 
In our news wrap Friday, an attack at the U.S. Capitol left one police officer dead and another wounded. Authorities said a man drove into the officers at a barricade, then stabbed one with a knife before police killed him. Also, the CDC said it's safer for Americans fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to travel, and at least 51 people in Taiwan were kil…
 
The United States announced Friday that it will join indirect talks with Iran beginning next week in Vienna, Austria. The ultimate goal is to have nations return to a 2015 deal in which Iran curbed nuclear activities in exchange for sanctions relief. Robert Malley, the U.S. special envoy to Iran, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supp…
 
New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including President Biden's infrastructure plan, the pace of COVID-19 vaccinations amid spikes in infections, and Major League Baseball's reaction to Georgia's new voting law. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https…
 
The Guardian’s Washington bureau chief, David Smith, speaks to the campaign director for 51 for 51, Stasha Rhodes, who is advocating for the US capital to become a state, giving more than 700,000 residents equal representation in Congress. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod…
 
The Prime Minister’s affair with a woman who was receiving large amounts public money is confirmed – and nobody is talking about it? We look at the corruption and the democratic toxin behind the Johnson-Arcuri leg-over. Plus, a weirdos’ gallery of old Brexiters is setting up a ‘Museum of Brexit’. How can it possibly be balanced, like they claim? An…
 
Alastair Campbell joins Christopher Hope to talk about most people's worst nightmare: the publication of his diaries. He begrudgingly takes some of the responsibility for the rise of Boris Johnson, reflects on Labour's first 'year of Keir' and gives Chris a signature telling off. Also on the show: Chris looks ahead to the May elections and catches …
 
In our news wrap Thursday, police in Southern California identified the man who allegedly shot and killed four people, including a 9-year-old boy, on Wednesday. The White House said a problem with Johnson and Johnson's supply of COVID-19 vaccines will not slow the pace of U.S. inoculations, and President Biden held his first full cabinet meeting wi…
 
President Biden's infrastructure proposal includes hundreds of billions of dollars to address climate change by cutting emissions and increasing the use of clean energy, which critics say amounts to a version of the Green New Deal proposal released by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., in 2019. Energy secretary Jenn…
 
The Biden administration's plans to spend hundreds of billions to address climate change as part of the latest infrastructure package has been likened to The Green New Deal proposal released by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., in 2019. Republican Rep. Rodney Davis of Illinois serves on the transportation and infra…
 
Adam Boulton and guests look ahead to the May elections in England, Scotland and Wales on what will be the first electoral test since the coronavirus outbreak and the UK's departure from the European Union. They assess the key issues in the run up to 6th May and explore whether the current system of local governance works. Joining Adam this week ar…
 
In the final instalment of Prime Ministers Week, Matt Chorley looks to the future, and convenes the Times Radio focus group to find out swing voters in Red Wall seats think of Keir Starmer's chances of becoming PM. PLUS: Times columnists India Knight and James Marriott discuss the day's news, and the war on human nature. See acast.com/privacy for p…
 
The Biden administration on Wednesday set in motion its next big campaign in congress: A $2 trillion infrastructure plan to rebuild roads, bridges, power grids and other projects. The rollout came during President Joe Biden's visit to Pittsburgh today, and partisan battle lines began forming soon after. White House Correspondent Yamiche Alcindor re…
 
The Biden administration on Wednesday set in motion its next big campaign in congress: A $2 trillion infrastructure plan to rebuild roads, bridges, power grids and other projects. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the plan. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders…
 
In our news wrap Wednesday, Pfizer said its COVID-19 vaccine can be administered safely to children as young as 12. The CDC said COVID was the third leading cause of death in the U.S. last year, and the global death toll is at over 2.8 million. Police in New York City arrested a suspect in Monday's attack on an Asian-American woman, and New York st…
 
College basketball's "March Madness," which reaches its crescendo this weekend, reminds us that big-time college athletics can look like big business. As John Yang reports, it was a fitting backdrop Wednesday for a well-timed Supreme Court argument over compensation for college players. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/ab…
 
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