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Hosted by Rachel Humphreys, Nosheen Iqbal and Michael Safi, Today in Focus brings you closer to Guardian journalism. Combining personal storytelling with insightful analysis, this podcast takes you behind the headlines for a deeper understanding of the news, every weekday
 
Get the biggest scoops and best storytelling on television from 60 Minutes - on your schedule. Now you can listen to the show in its entirety every week. 60 Minutes is the most successful broadcast in television history with more than 80 Emmys under its belt. 60 Minutes is also the only show to obtain interviews with every American president from Richard Nixon to Joe Biden.
 
A jaunty walk through the burning ruins of the old world, the one we all live in now, and a guide to avoiding the worst pitfalls along the road to a better world. It Could Happen Here season 1 ended with the possibility of a second civil war. It Could Happen Here Daily with Robert Evans, accepts collapse as a given, and tries to provide a roadmap to survival.
 
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From prisons to protests, immigration to the environment, Peabody Award-winning Reveal goes deep into the pressing issues of our times. The Atlantic says “the experience of each episode is akin to a spoonful of sugar, even when it’s telling a story about Richard Spencer’s cotton farms or a man’s final days as a heroin addict.” Reveal is a project of The Center for Investigative Reporting and is co-produced with PRX. The show is hosted by Al Letson and partners with reporters and newsrooms ar ...
 
The problem with the news right now? It’s everywhere. And each day, it can feel like we’re all just mindlessly scrolling. It’s why we created What Next. This short daily show is here to help you make sense of things. When the news feels overwhelming, we’re here to help you answer: What next? Look for new episodes every weekday morning.
 
The podcast version of a documentary & interview series on war and inequality from the heart of Empire hosted by Abby Martin. Empire Files is donor-funded, independent and add free. Help keep us going by becoming a patron at www.patreon.com/empirefiles. Follow: @EmpireFiles and @AbbyMartin Like: www.facebook.com/TheEmpireFiles
 
Get the biggest scoops and best storytelling on television from 60 Minutes - on your schedule. Now you can listen to the show in its entirety every week. 60 Minutes is the most successful broadcast in television history with more than 80 Emmys under its belt. 60 Minutes is also the only show to obtain interviews with every American president from Richard Nixon to Donald Trump.
 
Each episode will go deep on a big story you’ll definitely want to hear more about. We’ll share with you our best investigations (think private prisons, electoral skullduggery, Dark Money, and Trump's Russia connections), and informative interviews with our reporters and newsmakers. We're hoping to make your week more informed with the stories that really matter, told by us, the folks you trust for smart, fearless reporting.
 
Don't have time for a full news hour? Listen to the PBS NewsHour, segment by segment. Our full coverage of politics, science, arts, health, national and international news is included in this feed in easy-to-digest 5 to 10 minute segments. Segments are published each night by 9 p.m. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full show, Brooks and Capehart, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app. ...
 
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 weekly podcasts every Tuesday and Friday. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/intelligencesquared.
 
Do you find the news cycle overwhelming? Depressing? Confusing? Boring? Endless? Then you need The Quicky. Mamamia's daily podcast that gets you up to speed on the top stories, then deep dives on one topic you want to know more about. It's the easiest and most enjoyable way to get across the news every day.
 
“Pod Save America” cohost Tommy Vietor thought foreign policy was boring and complicated until he got the education of a lifetime working for President Obama’s National Security Council. On “Pod Save the World,” he and former deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes break down the latest developments and bring you behind the scenes with the people who were there. New episodes every Wednesday.
 
An ex-Al Qaeda jihadi turned MI6 spy and a former monk turned filmmaker, have been embedded at the heart of conflicts in the Middle East. Together Aimen Dean and Thomas Small unpack the realities of war, fundamentalism and their global implications through first-hand experience.
 
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Pressure is mounting on U.S. lawmakers and White House officials, who met again Wednesday, to secure a deal on the president's Build Back Better agenda. But key sticking points, like how to pay for the massive social spending bill, remain. White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor joins Judy Woodruff with the latest on the negotiations. PBS NewsHo…
 
To fund their reconciliation bill, Democrats have suggested a billionaires' tax, which could raise up to $250 billion. But the idea has faced opposition from Republicans and moderate Democrats. Lawmakers are also considering changing taxes on corporations. For more on the Democrats' plans to fund the bill, William Brangham is joined by Neil Irwin o…
 
Vox's Aja Romano explains how Dave Chappelle's latest standup special led to a reckoning at Netflix. Vulture's Craig Jenkins assesses whether there's anything funny in it. Today’s show was produced by Amina Al-Sadi with help from Hady Mawajdeh, edited by Matt Collette, engineered by Efim Shapiro and Cristian Ayala, fact-checked by Laura Bullard and…
 
In our news wrap Wednesday, immigration arrests in the U.S. interior hit their lowest level in more than a decade. The White House says states are moving quickly to order Pfizer's low-dose COVID shot for young kids. The top U.S. military commander confirmed that China has tested a hypersonic weapon. Long lines wrapped around gas stations in Iran fo…
 
Many schools across the United States are grappling with ways to close the achievement gap between white students and students of color. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on those efforts in Minnesota, which has some of the worst disparities. This report is part of our ongoing "Race Matters" coverage, and the "Agents for Change" seri…
 
A Brazilian Senate committee investigating President Jair Bolsonaro submitted their findings to the country's attorney general Wednesday. It recommended criminal charges for Bolsonaro's pandemic response. The inquiry is unprecedented and scathing, accusing a sitting head of state of crimes against humanity for Brazil's COVID death toll, the second …
 
A new Philadelphia exhibit, "Liberty," seeks to tell a more inclusive story of the American revolution by introducing visitors to people critical to building the nation -- yet whose names they've likely never heard. John Yang visited as part of our arts and culture series, CANVAS. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/fu…
 
This weekend, Prime Minister Scott Morrison will reluctantly fly to Scotland for the United Nations Climate Change Conference better known as COP26, but why did it take a tongue-lashing from Prince Charles and the Queen to convince him to attend? And why has there been such a last minute scramble between the Liberals and Nationals to finally agree …
 
Parts of Australia's new net-zero climate policy are finally public. But many who've read its 129 pages say the much-anticipated 'plan' is light on for detail, leaning heavily on existing policies, untested technologies, hypothetical future breakthroughs, and promises politicians will do as they say. So will it actually get us to net zero? And does…
 
Stating that the Centre can’t get a free pass every time by stating “national security”, the Supreme Court on 27 October appointed an external committee to investigate the allegations of unauthorised use of the Pegasus spyware on citizens. After weeks of back and forth between the Centre, the petitioners, and the court on Pegasus, the apex court sh…
 
Two months after the Taliban’s victory, civilians face a looming disaster. Will Western governments dig their heels in, or turn the aid taps back on? India’s government has increasingly turned to high-tech means for delivering government services. But its digital-first solutions are inaccessible to millions of citizens. And we look at the business …
 
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation funds many, if not most, of the world’s global health initiatives, so much so that the Foundation has become one of the most influential deciders of global health policy. With the distribution of vaccines to developing countries all but completely failing, how do we assess the Gates’ culpability? And is it time…
 
Tommy and Ben discuss the military coup in Sudan, how Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter is making waves in China, Israel’s designation of six Palestinian human rights groups as terrorist organizations, Facebook’s global impact, Trump officials get kickbacks from the Saudis, Russia, climate change and cocaine hippos. Then British Member of Parliamen…
 
Perez Hilton was the original celebrity gossip blogger, who spared no one with his spiky, often malicious posts – and Britney Spears became a favourite target. As his actions come under fresh scrutiny, Sunday Times freelance writer Sarah Ditum assesses the impact he had on celebrity culture, and asks: how complicit were the rest of us? This podcast…
 
He has risen smoothly from private schooling to Oxford, the City, and then parliament – and now he is a youthful and popular chancellor who many believe will be the next prime minister. How has Rishi Sunak managed it – and does the budget that will set the terms of the UK’s exit from the pandemic pose the biggest threat yet to his Teflon reputation…
 
Sometimes it’s right to be sceptical about new technologies. US tech reporter Katherine Gorman joins Sue Nelson to report on artificial intelligence and how it’s rapidly pervading our lives. Katherine reports from New York on controversial facial recognition cameras and we hear how regulators are struggling to keep up with innovation.Image: Concept…
 
Former Congressman Dennis Kucinich talks to Abby Martin about his fight as Cleveland mayor against the corporation trying to privatize the city's energy grid where he closely evaded an assassination attempt, his historic tenure in Congress where he stood up against the Bush administration's war path, and the fight for accountability within the corp…
 
Congressional Democrats spent Tuesday in a rush trying to work out the contours of a major proposal backed by President Joe Biden that would steer federal dollars toward climate initiatives, expand the U.S. safety net and change some aspects of the American tax system. But whether progressive and moderate Democrats fall in line behind the proposal …
 
In our news wrap Tuesday, U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisers recommended that the agency approve Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for kids aged 5 to 11. The Pentagon is warning that the Islamic State in Afghanistan could be able to strike at the U.S. within 6 to 12 months. State media in Iran say a cyberattack closed gas stations across the countr…
 
Much of the U.S. is dealing with powerful storms that brought extreme winds and rain that triggered floods and mudslides. Governors of New Jersey and New York declared emergencies over the storms. Americans in the Midwest are also recovering from tornadoes, and drought-stricken California was pummeled by "bomb cyclones." John Yang has our report. P…
 
As Democrats work to whittle down the price tag of their social spending bill, many key policies that would impact the lives of millions of Americans are on the chopping block. One issue that's been renegotiated is a national paid leave policy -- cut down from the initial proposal of 12 weeks to four weeks. We hear from Americans across the country…
 
A Senate committee is widening its investigation into the impact social media platforms have on children, teens and young adults, with more apps facing congressional scrutiny. William Brangham reports with Jean Twenge, a psychology professor and author of "iGen: Why Today's Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Ha…
 
Thousands of Afghan refugees are now in the process of settling into American life following their evacuation from Afghanistan when the Taliban took control of the country in August. Those refugees are mostly scattered among eight military bases around the United States. But approximately 10,000 have resettled in different communities. Nick Schifri…
 
It has long been a given that a four-year college degree is a prerequisite for moving up the economic ladder in the U.S. But for others, that requirement is having unintended consequences, including negatively affecting their mental health. Paul Solman has the story for our series on "Rethinking College." PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.…
 
As California faces what is predicted to be one of its worst droughts in recorded history, water managers are seeing record increases in water theft, leaving communities angry and police chasing water bandits constantly on the move. Byrhonda Lyons of CalMatters, the nonprofit news site, has the story of how water meant for residential use is flowin…
 
Variety’s Brent Lang explains how cinematographer Halyna Hutchins died on the Rust film set—and how the tragic shooting might catalyze positive change in the entertainment industry. Today’s show was produced by Hady Mawajdeh with help from Will Reid, edited by Matt Collette, engineered by Efim Shapiro, fact-checked by Laura Bullard and hosted by Se…
 
What does the face of power look like? Who gets commemorated in art and why? And how do we react to statues of figures we deplore? In October 2021 Mary Beard, Britain’s best known classicist, came to Intelligence Squared to talk about the ideas in her new book Twelve Caesars: Images of Power from the Ancient World to the Modern. To follow along wit…
 
Last week, the lives of the cast and crew of a new movie called Rust were changed forever after what was supposed to be an unloaded "prop" gun killed one person and seriously injured another. How this accident was allowed to happen on a multi-million dollar movie set involving an experienced actor like Alec Baldwin has brought into question who is …
 
California's embattled Employment Development Department says it's taking steps to fix some of what's broken there, from clogged phone lines to fraud. State lawmakers grilled agency officials at an oversight hearing in Sacramento on Monday. Reporter: Mary Franklin Harvin, The California Report Rising rents and limited affordable housing continue to…
 
Most companies described by a royal commission as callous, dishonest and disgraceful would be done for. But yesterday, after those words and more were used by Royal Commissioner Ray Finkelstein in his final report to describe Crown Casino in Melbourne, the Victorian Government gave the company a lifeline. So how did that happen? And now Crown's bee…
 
13 April 1919 — the unspeakable horrors at Jallianwala Bagh on that day still resonates with those who visit the walled city of Amritsar and the site. On that horrific day, thousands of innocent civilians, without warning, were gunned down at the orders of Brigadier-General Dwyer, where a platoon of soldiers surrounded the bagh and fired on those w…
 
Just as the country was moving towards democracy, its generals have overthrown the civilians—again. We look at what sparked the unrest, and why coups in Africa are on the rise. Ecuador declared a state of emergency last week over a wave of violent crime. It’s just one of several headaches for Guillermo Lasso, the country’s president. And we explain…
 
Four women delivered separate complaints to Glasgow University about the behaviour of the same lecturer. Their experiences were strikingly similar but the University found the only person to have done anything wrong, wasn’t the accused, but the accuser. *Please note some listeners may find these accounts upsetting.…
 
Students started off admiring this lecturer at the University of Glasgow. They thought he cared about their academic careers. But when his comments and messages became more intimate and personal, they say he crossed boundaries and started grooming. *Please note some listeners may find these accounts upsetting.…
 
Sharifa Abbasi knows exactly what it’s like to board a plane to a new country. She immigrated from Afghanistan to the U.S. with her family in 1993. Now, she’s helping other Afghans navigate the complicated red tape of American immigration law after the Taliban takeover. For these immigrants, coming to America wasn’t easy -- being able to stay here …
 
Ahead of the chancellor's budget and spending review tomorrow, we look for lessons from the past. Plus, The Times speaks with Rishi Sunak. This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today and get one month free at: thetimes.co.uk/storiesofourtimes. Host: Manveen Rana. Guests: - Davi…
 
When anti-racism activist Lowri Davies got a call from a covert officer in Swansea, she played along. But she was recording the conversation – and what she learned sheds new light on how progressive movements are monitored by the state. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus…
 
For 11 years, a Tennessee judge sent kids to jail for a crime that doesn’t exist. Nashville Public Radio’s Meribah Knight explains why that judge is still in charge of “juvenile justice.” Today’s show was produced by Victoria Chamberlin, edited by Matt Collette, engineered by Efim Shapiro, fact-checked by Laura Bullard and hosted by Sean Rameswaram…
 
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