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Best News Talk Podcasts We Could Find
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Fresh Air from WHYY, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Hosted by Terry Gross, the show features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries. Subscribe to Fresh Air Plus! You'll be supporting the unique show you can't get enough of - and you can listen sponsor-free. Learn more at plus.npr.org/freshair
 
As the tone of public discourse becomes increasingly angry and divisive, Common Ground Committee offers a healing path to reaching agreement and moving forward. We talk with top leaders in public policy, finance, academe and more to encourage the seeking and finding of points of agreement, and to demonstrate how combating incivility can lead us forward.
 
Let's make sense of the world – together. From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point host Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR.
 
America feels divided. From the most salient questions about our national identity and place in the world, to fundamental concerns about technology, religion, the economy, and public policy, Intelligence Squared U.S. is here to help. A respite from polarized discussions, we bring together the smartest minds to debate and dissect issues in depth, restoring civility and bringing intelligence to the public square in the process.
 
Listening to the news can feel like a journey. But 1A guides you beyond the headlines – and cuts through the noise. Let's get to the heart of the story, together – on 1A.
 
*** Named a best podcast of 2021 by Time, Vulture, Esquire and The Atlantic. *** Each Tuesday and Friday, Ezra Klein invites you into a conversation on something that matters. How do we address climate change if the political system fails to act? Has the logic of markets infiltrated too many aspects of our lives? What is the future of the Republican Party? What do psychedelics teach us about consciousness? What does sci-fi understand about our present that we miss? Can our food system be jus ...
 
Post Reports is the daily podcast from The Washington Post. Unparalleled reporting. Expert insight. Clear analysis. Everything you’ve come to expect from the newsroom of The Post. For your ears. Martine Powers is your host, asking the questions you didn’t know you wanted answered. Published weekdays by 5 p.m. Eastern time.
 
Former acting Director of the CIA Michael Morell speaks with top leaders of the U.S. intelligence community as they reflect on their life, career and the critical roles they play in shaping national security policies. As a central figure in the most significant U.S. counter-terror efforts of the past two decades and a former CIA intelligence analyst, Morell is uniquely skilled at taking industry leading knowledge to make connections that provide deep insight into complex security events – he ...
 
A monthly reality-check on the issues Americans care about most. Host Warren Olney draws on his decades of experience to explore the people and issues shaping – and disrupting - our world. How did everything change so fast? Where are we headed? The conversations are informal, edgy and always informative. If Warren's asking, you want to know the answer.
 
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The Washington Post

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Opinion writer Jonathan Capehart talks with newsmakers who challenge your ideas on politics, and explore how race, religion, age, gender and cultural identity are redrawing the lines that both divide and unite America. "Cape Up" is a podcast from Washington Post Opinions, with conversations adapted from Washington Post Live events.
 
Forum tells remarkable and true stories about who we are and where we live. In the first hour, Alexis Madrigal convenes the diverse voices of the Bay Area, before turning to Mina Kim for the second hour to chronicle and center Californians’ experience. In an increasingly divided world, Mina and Alexis host conversations that inform, challenge and unify listeners with big ideas and different viewpoints. Want to call/submit your comments during our live Forum program Mon-Fri, 9am-11am? We'd lo ...
 
The hot topics that have everyone talking from the five voices that will have everyone listening. Don't miss 'The Five' as they discuss, debate and at times debunk the hot news stories, controversies and issues of the day.
 
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New York Times Opinion

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Power, unpacked. “Sway” is an interview show hosted by Kara Swisher, “Silicon Valley’s most feared and well liked journalist.” Now taking on Washington, Hollywood and the world, Kara investigates power: who has it, who’s been denied it, and who dares to defy it. Every Monday and Thursday, from New York Times Opinion Audio.
 
A weekly discussion of current affairs in China with journalists, writers, academics, policy makers, business people and anyone with something compelling to say about the country that's reshaping the world. A SupChina production, hosted by Kaiser Kuo and Jeremy Goldkorn.
 
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 podcasts every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.
 
The people behind The Intercept’s fearless reporting and incisive commentary discuss the crucial issues of our time: national security, civil liberties, foreign policy, and criminal justice. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
A fresh alternative in daily news featuring critical conversations, live reports from the field, and listener participation. The Takeaway provides a breadth and depth of world, national, and regional news coverage that is unprecedented in public media.
 
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In 2016, Donald Trump conspired with a foreign government to become President of the United States. On July 25, 2019, with the 2020 election around the corner, he decided to do it again. The first time around, it was collusion, aiding and abetting Russia’s attack on American democracy. The second time, it was extortion, demanding the Ukrainian government manufacture dirt on Trump’s political opponents in exchange for help the country needs to fend off a Russian invasion and chart a democrati ...
 
Tired of Politicians and So-Called Journalists who lie constantly and aren't held accountable? Chris Plante takes the microphone 3 hours a day, 5 days a week, and calls balls & strikes and holds their feet to the fire! With a quick wit and a bottomless memory for songs and movie quotes, Chris relates the serious stories of the day in a way that will make you laugh. Chris spent 17 years at CNN, covering the Pentagon and intelligence, giving him insight into both the Mainstream Media machine a ...
 
In Washington, DC, the story often ends when Congress passes a law. For us, that’s where the story begins. We examine the consequences of what happens when powerful people act — or fail to act. This season, Jillian Weinberger explores the big ideas from the 2020 presidential candidates: how their ideas worked, or didn’t work, in other places or at other times. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
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Editors’ Picks: Rich: Douglas Murray’s magazine piece, "Western Civ Has Got to Stay" Charlie: KDW’s pieces on Saul Cornell Maddy: The Week in the most recent issue Phil: Jim Geraghty’s Jolt from today Light Items: Rich: Foundation: The History of England from Its Earliest Beginnings to the Tudors by Peter Ackroyd Charlie: Kindergarten graduation ce…
 
Lidiya Yankovskaya is the conductor and artistic director of the Chicago Opera Theatre; one of the few women to hold that title at a major arts organization. She's also a former refugee. Raised in Russia, with summers in Ukraine, her family fled St. Petersburg in the post-Soviet Reconstruction era due to anti-semitism there and came to the United S…
 
In this Memorial Day special, Megyn Kelly is joined by Dakota Meyer, Medal of Honor recipient and Marine, to talk about growing up and figuring life out on your own, the importance of accountability, the Ganjgal mission that led to his Medal of Honor, the importance of having a "poker face" in the military, staying stoic in difficult situations, th…
 
* FDA head holds himself & agency blameless for baby food issue despite ignoring whistleblower & doing NOTHING for 4 months until children died * Everything they told you about Uvalde shooting changes — radically * WATCH: Film from 41 yrs ago EXACTLY lays out globalist actions for last 2 yrs and what they're doing now * INTERVIEW: Eric Peters, EPau…
 
Breaking down "The Iron Triangle" -- the corrupt connection between congressional members, federal bureaucrats, and the special interest groups and lobbyists that, unlike the American voter, shape U.S. policies both here and abroad. Buy Drinkin' Bros new Hard AF Seltzer Here! Buy Drinkin' Bros Merch Here! Go to ghostbed.com/drinkinbros and use code…
 
How we understand mental health and the level of compassion we show to those suffering from depression and other forms of mental illness define us as a society. In May 2022 acclaimed travel writer Horatio Clare and science journalist Alex Riley came to Intelligence Squared to discuss their personal experiences of mental illness. Learn more about yo…
 
The nation is mourning the 19 children and two teachers gunned down on Tuesday at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, TX, the deadliest school massacre since a gunman murdered 20 children at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT nearly a decade ago. And the horror of the shooting -- and the unspeakable grief experienced by family members, classmates a…
 
CBS (5/26/22) This week on CounterSpin: CBS News‘ website featured a story about the “grim task” of planning funerals for 19 children—shot dead, along with two teachers, in a Texas elementary school on May 24—right next to a story about Oklahoma’s governor signing the country’s strictest abortion ban, the prominent sign behind him declaring “life i…
 
CBS (5/26/22) This week on CounterSpin: CBS News‘ website featured a story about the “grim task” of planning funerals for 19 children—shot dead, along with two teachers, in a Texas elementary school on May 24—right next to a story about Oklahoma’s governor signing the country’s strictest abortion ban, the prominent sign behind him declaring “life i…
 
This program provides listeners with a focused, half-hour masterclass on the big issues, events and trends driving news and current events. The show features Janice Gross Stein, the founding director of the Munk School of Global Affairs and bestselling author, in conversation with Rudyard Griffiths, Chair and moderator of the Munk Debates. This wee…
 
The United States has a long history of military presence in Somalia dating back to the early 90s. More recently, as his time in office was ending, President Trump withdrew troops from the country. But last week, President Biden reversed that decision and announced that the U.S. would be sending 500 troops into the country in a security effort agai…
 
Nevada's 1st Congressional District has long been a Democratic stronghold.Once the heart of Las Vegas, redistricting has shifted its boundaries to include more of suburban Clark County. That makes it a bit more competitive.Democratic incumbent Dina Titus, who has represented that district for the last decade, is facing a challenge from both sides.H…
 
Nevada's 1st Congressional District has long been Democratic stronghold.Once the heart of Las Vegas, redistricting has shifted its boundaries to include more suburban Clark County.That makes it a bit more competitive.And Democratic incumbent Dina Titus, who has represented the district for the last decade, is facing a challenge from both sides.She …
 
Recapturing control of Congress. It's the GOP top objective this fall and they see Nevada's 3rd Congressional District as key to that goal, currently held by Democratic incumbent Susie Lee.The district comprises most of western Clark County, including Summerlin and Spring Valley, as well as Searchlight and Laughlin.It's a diverse district, and one …
 
Mark Amodei is one of the highest-profile Republicans in Nevada, and he's up for a seventh term trying to keep his seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.But his opponent in June's primary has a last name that's almost as familiar with Nevadans: Tarkanian.Danny Tarkanian is a Douglas County commissioner. And of course his father is the late and …
 
There are more than a dozen Republicans looking to challenge the Democratic incumbent Governor Steve Sisolak in November.One of them is Joey Gilbert. The Reno-based attorney and former professional boxer has made a name for himself in recent years, filing several lawsuits challenging state and local COVID-19 pandemic restrictions.He's also an outsp…
 
Ginny Gentles joins the podcast to discuss this month’s policy focus: Learning Loss. We explore how the lowest-risk demographic — children — have struggled throughout the pandemic because of school closures and remote learning. We discuss the learning loss data, and how this has impacted not only children’s mental health but also their ability to t…
 
The fine margins between success and disappointment can be extremely unforgiving at the highest level of competitive sport. A man who has experienced this on both sides is former England rugby coach Stuart Lancaster.His Leinster side plays in the European Champions Cup this weekend. Reflecting on both his time with England and more recent successes…
 
Short-term pain relief for the British economy, which some fear will send us back to the 1970s, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a £400 discount on all energy bills as a temporary fix to help measure the cost of living, while also stating that we will get through it. Labour's shadow chancellor, Rachel Reeves, has stated that second homeowners s…
 
Kara and Scott discuss the shooting in Uvalde, Texas. Also, Snap Inc.’s stock spiral, and Paypal and Klarna layoffs. Then, they’re joined by Friend of Pivot Judd Apatow to discuss the state of comedy, harnessing creativity, and his new documentary, George Carlin’s American Dream. Send us your Listener Mail questions by calling us at 855-51-PIVOT, o…
 
A dire lack of baby formula in the United States in the past few weeks has been blamed on production deficiencies such as the small number of manufacturers and an inflexible supply chain. But Christina Jewett, an investigative reporter at The Times, has traced it back further, to deadly bacteria whose detection set off a chain of events that ultima…
 
Officials say the 18-year-old Uvalde gunman was “not confronted by anybody” as he entered Robb Elementary School before fatally shooting 19 children and two teachers. Questions are now being asked about whether protocol was followed during the incident, and scrutiny mounts over the police response as new details emerge. How was the shooter able to …
 
Officials say the 18-year-old Uvalde gunman was “not confronted by anybody” as he entered Robb Elementary School before fatally shooting 19 children and two teachers. Questions are now being asked about whether protocol was followed during the incident, and scrutiny mounts over the police response as new details emerge. How was the shooter able to …
 
Carl sits down with fellow at The Claremont Institute David Reaboi to discuss the reasonable but hopeless left and the edges of classical liberalism.Follow David on twitter: https://twitter.com/davereaboiOr on his substack: https://davereaboi.substack.com/Watch the full interview at: https://www.lotuseaters.com/premium-video-interview-with-david-re…
 
Frances Haugen is an American data scientist, most well known for her whistleblowing of Facebook's failures at controlling misinformation. Her insider knowledge allowed the Wall Street Journal to publish a series of exposés about the social media platform, which became known as 'The Facebook Files'. She has testified before the US Congress, the Eur…
 
Business leaders meeting this week at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, have warned that high levels of inflation are likely to cause a global recession, or worse. Financier George Soros told the annual gathering that ongoing coronavirus lockdowns in China mean “global inflation is liable to turn into global depression”. Meanwhile the…
 
Many of America’s veterans struggle with post-traumatic stress and other mental health issues after returning from war. Command Sgt. Major (ret.) Tom Satterly battled addiction, survivor's guilt and depression when he returned to civilian life. With the help of his wife, Jennifer, he turned his life around and started the All Secure Foundation, whi…
 
What does it mean to reckon with the violence, the tragedy, and the numerous contradictions of America? That is the focus of this conversation – originally aired in July of 2021 – with Nikole Hannah-Jones and Ta- Nehisi Coates. On one level, the conversation is a reflection on the fights over teaching critical race theory and the 1619 Project. But …
 
According to the World Bank, land managed by Indigenous peoples is associated with lower rates of deforestation, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, and better biodiversity protection. But in many places, Indigenous people have been displaced from their ancestral lands through outright theft, land grabs, violence and war — sacrificing both indigenous…
 
What does someone’s skin color have to do with who he or she is? “Not a whole lot,” Dr. Ben Carson says. Carson, a renowned brain surgeon, experienced racism as a child and even early on in his celebrated medical career. But Carson says he never has considered the color of someone’s skin to be a defining factor of who they are. “As a brain surgeon,…
 
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