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Former Obama speechwriter Jon Lovett and a panel of comedians, actors, journalists, and some of the many famous Friends of the Pod appear before a live audience to break down the week’s biggest news. Quizzes! Impressions! Shouting at cable news clips! And everyone’s favorite: nuanced discussion. New episodes every Saturday.
 
Hosted by Negin Farsad, Fake the Nation is all the comedy about politics without any of the politics about politics. Every week Negin and a cast of her funniest, smartest and most politically astute friends (John Fugelsang, Lizz Winstead, Dean Obeidallah and others) gather 'round the political roundtable to break down the news, make you laugh, think, and deliver a gut punch to the American political system.
 
Citizen Radio is hosted by Allison Kilkenny and is dedicated to covering the stories that the mainstream, corporate media ignores. It's like Democracy Now but with much more swearing. They have interviewed such distinct intellectuals, bands, and comics such as Noam Chomsky, Ralph Nader, Rachel Maddow, Melissa Harris-Perry, Tariq Ali, Howard Zinn, Matt Taibbi, Rise Against, System of a Down, Anti-Flag, Bad Religion, Jeremy Scahill, Robin Williams, Matt Besser, Janeane Garofalo, and more. “[Ci ...
 
You favorite Ultra-Left-Post-Posadist-Nihilist-Anarcho-Communist-Bordiga-Adjacent comedy and politics podcast. #UnrestIsBest With Jamie Peck, Sean, AP Andy and a rotating cast of guests. Become a patron to enjoy bonus content, access to our Discord community and more at: www.patreon.com/theantifada twitter: @the underscore antifada @jamie underscore elizabeth @spaceprole
 
A podcast of live political stand-up comedy. What a concept! Join Chris Coltrane as he shares the highlights from Lolitics, his friendly lefty comedy club at the Black Heart in Camden. If you like activism, libraries, compassion, and making the world a better place, then this is the podcast for you. Hours of free comedy from Chris, Josie Long, Robin Ince, Nish Kumar, Grace Petrie, Matthew Crosby, Liam Williams and more! PROTIP: Start at the most recent episode, and work backwards.
 
Welcome to The Final Word on all things Political and Pop Cultural. Comedic duo Frangela makes "Real News. REAL FUNNY!" Your positive "Back Up AND Black Up!" here to inspire you to #RESIST! Subscribe, review, and get a new episode each week! As a quick listen option, we also give you our classic "Idiot of the Week" in a separate podcast. Produced by Gayle and Laura in Vermont.
 
Partly Political Broadcast is a weekly comedy podcast dissecting the previous week's political news. Every show has in-depth looks at issues, interviews with people who know things and top level satirical commentary from comedian Tiernan Douieb who really doesn't understand politics all that much. One of The Observer's Top Ten Political Podcasts of 2018. ‘Very funny but fiercely political’ – Time Out www.partlypoliticalbroadcast.co.uk Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/partlypoliti ...
 
Radio Dispatch is a weekly podcast covering progressive politics, hosted by siblings John and MJ Knefel. The show features journalists, authors, organizers, and artists, as well as John and MJ's own original reporting and analysis. From civil liberties and privacy to civil rights and intersectional feminism, Radio Dispatch covers the news from a point of view that values recognizing and discussing power and privilege. John and MJ's journalism can be found at Rolling Stone, Buzzfeed, Vice, Th ...
 
Bunker Politics is a weekly chronicling of liberal fear in this new, exciting, utterly terrifying political era in which we are forced to live. Every episode, hosts Ivan Hernandez and Red Scott discuss the newest events which cause them to fear for the continued existence of the planet, whether it’s massive corruption, irreparable climate change, or your normal everyday trampling of human rights. Join Ivan and Red in the bunker as they strive to stay informed and keep some kind of sense of h ...
 
Hosted by Negin Farsad, Fake the Nation is all the comedy about politics without any of the politics about politics. Every week Negin and a cast of her funniest, smartest and most politically astute friends (John Fugelsang, Lizz Winstead, Dean Obeidallah and others) gather 'round the political roundtable to break down the news, make you laugh, think, and deliver a gut punch to the American political system.
 
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We're back in the saddle as another month goes by in Planet America! Federal Authorities storm Uncle Rudy's offices. Get the shredder working!!! We also see some former Soviet bagmen from our past...welcome back Lev and Igor!! Mitt Romney goes back to Utah to feel the love. We reflect on a week spent with Joe and Mika at MSNBC. Matt Gaetz continues…
 
Ep 255: Allison (@allisonkilkenny) reads Patreon recs and recs: RuPaul's Drag Race (and Drag Race pods), Mare of Easttown, and Shiva Baby.In bad news: Billy Crystal calls comedy a "minefield," Bill Gates was homies with Jeffrey Epstein (remember??), and rich idiot Caitlyn Jenner is running for governor In good news: US backs waiving intellectual pr…
 
Ep 254: BONUS! Allison (@allisonkilkenny) and Meredith (@MeredithLClark) interview First Cow's Orion Lee (@orion8lee) about working with director Kelly Reichardt, the many shapes of bromances, AAPI representation, filmmaking in the time of Covid, and working with Evie the cow 🐄Light Treason News is supported by members! To sign up and keep the show…
 
Hasan Piker is here to break down the week's news. Lori Wallach of Public Citizen joins for a helpful, fascinating look at the patent waiver issue and what drug companies have to do to get the world vaccinated. And we played an incredible Mother's Day game with Danielle Perez and her mom you won't want to miss. Learn more about your ad choices. Vis…
 
Jackie and Dunlap on Kid Rock's Big Ass Honky Tonk & colostomy bag attack, Tucker Carlson, the raid on Giuliani's apartment, Facebook Court v. Trump, GOP v. Liz Cheney. Sponsors: Tee-Dawgg's Army Surplus, Gentlemyn Jym's II "The Magic Cowboy" courtesy Seth Timbs: https://sethtimbs.bandcamp.com/ Red State Update theme "Tasty Sorghum Biscuit" by Will…
 
Alison Leiby and Dean Obeidallah join Negin to talk about how they’ve been embracing the YOLO economy. They discuss their thoughts on if Biden and the Dems should emphasize race or class or both, and what movies/tv might look like if we weren’t so obsessed with violence. Follow Alison @alisonleiby , Dean @deanobeidallah, and Negin @neginfarsad. We'…
 
Alison Leiby and Dean Obeidallah join Negin to talk about how they’ve been embracing the YOLO economy. They discuss their thoughts on if Biden and the Dems should emphasize race or class or both, and what movies/tv might look like if we weren’t so obsessed with violence. Follow Alison @alisonleiby , Dean @deanobeidallah, and Negin @neginfarsad. We'…
 
One of the funniest guests in the history of the show shares some more hilarious tales of Polling Day disasters and dramas. Whether you're a voter, activist, member of party staff or a politician, you'll love these behind-the-scenes stories about the chaos of election day. If your phone rings at 3am you might get a surprise... Get your tickets for …
 
Sean and Jamie are joined by Gabe Winant (@gabrielwinant), historian and author of "The Next Shift: The Fall of Industry and the Rise of Health Care in Rust Belt America," to discuss the composition of the US working class yesterday and today. Gabe's excellent historical work has given us a picture of the remarkable changes seen in Pittsburgh, once…
 
Steve Krakauer writes Fourth Watch, a media newsletter, and is a television producer with experience ranging from CNN to Megyn Kelly. He joins the show to describe the current media landscape, it’s problems, and their source. This episode is sponsored by Ground News - The world's first news comparison platform. Download Ground News for free here: h…
 
Joseph Kim -- painted by President Bush in Out of Many, One: Portraits of America's Immigrants -- was born in North Korea, one of the least free places on earth. But unlike so many of his fellow North Koreans, he was able to escape the brutal dictatorship. Joseph shares with us the incredible hardships of life in North Korea, how he was able to esc…
 
A gifted and powerful communicator, the Leader of Plaid Cymru makes an impassioned case for his party and for the cause of Welsh independence. With just a couple of days until polling day, Adam outlines where Plaid stand, what they can learn from the SNP and what the relative position of the Labour Party means for their fortunes. This is a brillian…
 
Poor Boris Johnson. He only earns a meagre three times the salary of the average British person which means he just can't afford that essential gold wallpaper without some help from donor pals. It must be so hard being the man of the people where you still don't earn millions despite all the decisions you have to make about buying yachts for dead p…
 
Taking calls in the basement yall...// Them Boys Want Them Fees // The Metallica Guy // Pretending To Be Famous // Money Is Everything // No Electric Bill // What Is Your Rent? // Very Basic Bedroom // Trying To Get By // Several Dead Cats Under A Crawl Space // Terrified Of Confrontation // Worker Forced To Be Police // Poisoned By Bananas // They…
 
People just assume that the US's system of mass incarceration has always been this way. Lee Camp looks into the truth about prisons in the US. Imprisoning huge chunks of society is neither necessary nor beneficial to society as a whole and the stories that Camp explores here will blow your mind. The system is a racist continuation of slavery and we…
 
Gavin Newsom faces a recall election. Joe Biden addresses Congress. The Feds raid Rudy's apartment. And the CDC relaxes restrictions for vaccinated people. Ron Funches joins to cover all the news. Kara Swisher is back to talk about the war over privacy between Apple and Facebook as well as Elon Musk's delightful public persona. And we don't think y…
 
This is the podcast companion to our latest Honest Government Ad: watch it here You can also view an edited version of this podcast on YouTube - which we recommend as it contains lots of visuals and graphs to help you follow the story. 👉 Sign the letter to the Victorian Parliament to stop the EV tax: thejuicemedia.com/noevtaxffs 👉 You can follow Ke…
 
Spring is here – a time to feast, dance around the maypole, and organize the working class to achieve a more just society for everyone This episode explores May Day, it’s history, and meaning with a panel of guests made up of friends of the show Liz, Amy, Max, and Franz. It also marks our seven year anniversary of doing Srsly Wrong! Check out the w…
 
Labour's candidate for West Midlands Mayor mixes the personal and the political in this searingly honest interview. Reflecting candidly about how he dealt with the loss of both his parents as well as his father's alcoholism, Liam describes the effect on him as a person and as a politician. Liam shares his narrative on Labour's wilderness years and …
 
We accidentally played an ad in the middle of the show. We cut it out but the story cuts forward.// Bryan Has Been Hoodwinked // Less Suffering Involved // Factory Farming // Pay Enough And They Will Come // The Bosses Dude // How To Hire // How To Pass A Hair Follicle Drug Test Wiki // Samson // Street Fight Mail - P.O Box 82306 Columbus, OH 43202…
 
We explore the critical question facing treatboys everywhere; what if the corporate behemoth you've invested all your fantasies in suddenly turns woke and takes the racist toys away? Well, you put on a big strop in the papers and we (and you!) get to read all about it. Also we don't even mention wallpaper or John Lewis once, we've declared victory …
 
Starlee Kine and Jody Avirgan join Negin to discuss Biden's first 100 days, the CDC's updated outdoor mask guidelines, and the results of the super sexy census. They also share their thoughts on how social media may or may not be impacting the current baby bust. Follow Starlee @starleekine, Jody @jodyavirgan, and Negin @neginfarsad. We'd love to he…
 
Starlee Kine and Jody Avirgan join Negin to discuss Biden's first 100 days, the CDC's updated outdoor mask guidelines, and the results of the super sexy census. They also share their thoughts on how social media may or may not be impacting the current baby bust. Follow Starlee @starleekine, Jody @jodyavirgan, and Negin @neginfarsad. We'd love to he…
 
"Ryan Devereaux on Title 42 and Biden’s continuation of Trump’s policies. Also, how the international intellectual property rights regime is leading to a catastrophe in India. photo courtesy of Fibonacci Blue via Wikimedia Commons00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch00:28 - Spring is in the air12:00 - Ryan Devereaux on Biden’s immigration policies44:00…
 
Jamie and Sean are joined by Edward Ongweso Jr. (@bigblackjacobin), staff writer at Motherboard and co-host of This Machine Kills (@machinekillspod), for a discussion of all things tech. Rather than freeing us from drudgery, technology has been used by capitalists to make things worse for the vast majority of humanity. How did we get here? How can …
 
Robert Jackman, writer and certified Englishman, joins the show to discuss how liberty manifests in America differently than the United Kingdom, and what it looks like from across the pond. If you know of a novel example of American personal freedom Robert can visit upon his return, email him at robertjackmanfreedom@protonmail.com…
 
Brace yourself for the most entertaining conversation you'll ever hear about Parish Councils, with Britain's favourite local government official. Jackie Weaver shot to fame for her chairing of a notorious Handforth Parish Council meeting and she updates us on what's happened since. Jackie also tells Matt why she went into local government and why s…
 
The problem with accusations that Boris Johnson said or did something awful, isn't that they might be seen as gossip or nonsense, but more with boredom that its yet another one and we're tired of repeats. More corruption, the return of the Dominic Cummings character but in an anti-hero but still villainous role and look at the elections on May 6th.…
 
The US today is a sick, broken society. Late-stage capitalism doesn't offer any real solutions to the problems that people are facing as the economy falls apart. Lee Camp looks at the false solutions that corporations and the US government offer to people instead of addressing the root causes of the real problems that we all face. System wide probl…
 
Taking calls in the basement yall...// Saving Up // Looking At The Numbers // Whats Up Hank? // Calling His Bluff // 80 Bucks To Buff It Out // Reaching Out // Approaching Relationships With Radical Honesty // Dead To Rights // Redneck Bad Kids // NextDoor Threads // Here It Is // Wanting Recognition // People Who Think Gangs Are Everywhere // Beef…
 
One of the leading lights of the SNP and one of the most talented politicians in Scotland gives a funny and candid account of his time in government and politics so far. The Justice Secretary talks openly about the political challenges facing him and his party as well as the personal challenges he's faced in his life. (Including how he manages to c…
 
Jackie & Dunlap on Mad Fauci, the Chauvin verdict, anti-protest bills, anti-trans bills, DC statehood. Sponsors: Rosemary Nibbles' Old Sponge Room, Stug Roombatussin "The Magic Cowboy" courtesy Seth Timbs: https://sethtimbs.bandcamp.com/ Red State Update theme "Tasty Sorghum Biscuit" by William Sherry: https://open.spotify.com/track/74j2AyMM9Qy2VhS…
 
Ep 253: Allison (@allisonkilkenny) and Meredith (@MeredithLClark) make their Oscar predictions and discuss the George Floyd murder trial and Derek Chauvin being found guilty on all counts, even while police continue to kill people like Ma'Khia Bryant and Andrew Brown Jr.Oscar PredictionsBest Supporting Actor: Should and Will win is Daniel KaluuyaSu…
 
Joel Kim Booster is back to break down the week's news and provide life advice to listeners. DeRay Mckesson talks about the Chauvin verdict and what's next in the fight for accountability and justice. And Jon quizzes Louis Virtel on new Oscars categories and historic Oscars controversies. For a closed-captioned version of this episode, please visit…
 
We're joined by the London Metropolitan Elite, Adam and Huw from We Don't Talk About the Weather, to discuss all the fine candidates and ideas for the London mayoral race. Just how many cops could YOU fit inside an affordable home? Are you ready for a success win lifestyle? How do you feel about congestion charges? All that plus #Britcoin, lobster-…
 
A free-form discussion on the history of hardcore, from its origins in the '77 punk explosion in LA, NY, DC, Boston, and Canada. We talk about our experiences in the scene and the various class backgrounds and political sentiments at play. Discussions include: anti-racism, youth crew, straightedge, veganism, political hardcore, if anarchopunk reall…
 
Episodes like this are why this podcast exists. Shaun Bailey is the Conservative candidate for Mayor of London, but his life could have taken a very different path. He tells Matt about how close he came to getting involved in gangs at a young age and the role that his mother, uncle and Star Wars played in keeping him away from a life of crime. Shau…
 
Basement show yall...// Feeling Horrible // Buying Everything I Ever Wanted // People Don’t Choose To Be A Face Of Protests // Cops Shooting Pictures Of Their Children // Free Thinking Kids // Conservative Kids Movies // Tigger Gets Drunk To Early // Searching For Treasure // Liberal Invented Coronavirus // Street Fight Mail - P.O Box 82306 Columbu…
 
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