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MSNBC’s Ali Velshi brings you the “Velshi Banned Book Club,” an act of resistance against the epidemic of book banning. In each episode, a different author of a banned book joins Ali—including Margaret Atwood, Nikole Hannah-Jones, Laurie Halse Anderson, and more—to talk about why their work is being targeted and about the literature itself. “Velshi Banned Book Club” is a series rooted in literary and cultural analysis and in the notion of reading as resistance. Read along with Ali and follow ...
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“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 global developments and bring you behind the scenes with the people who were there. New episodes every Wednesday. To get access to extended ad-free Pod Save The World episodes, sign up to be a Friends of ...
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Drawing upon his experience as a former chief of staff on the Senate Finance Committee and as an Emmy-winning executive producer and writer of ‘The West Wing,’ Lawrence O’Donnell examines the compelling and impactful political stories of the day. Join him every weeknight.
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Join noted author & pundit Molly Jong-Fast for irreverent humor that cuts right to the heart of our politics today as she discusses the top political headlines with some of today’s best minds. Known for being one of the few interviewers in politics to cut through the talking points, Molly reveals the personalities and issues tearing the country apart. She asks the questions no one else does, and gets the answers even her guests didn’t expect to give – and exactly what you want to know. Tune ...
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Puck senior political correspondent Tara Palmeri is here to help you get through what may be the most chaotic and consequential presidential election cycle of our lifetime. With 15 years covering politics, Tara speaks with the smartest political brains to discuss what is happening behind the scenes in Washington D.C., and on the campaign trail.
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CBC Radio’s The Sunday Magazine is a lively, wide-ranging mix of topical long-form conversations, engaging ideas and more. Each week, host Piya Chattopadhyay takes time for deep exploration, but also makes space for surprise, delight and fun.
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A podcast that interviews influencers, leaders, and intellectuals to draw out their candid insights and timeless wisdom on important issues facing society today with thought-provoking questions that hit at the heart of a matter. Some of the previous guests, among others, include Hasan Minhaj, Karen Armstrong, Aasif Mandvi, and Jim Wallis. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/candidinsights/support
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The Digital Insider with Sinan Aral, is dedicated to getting to the hard science behind the digital economy. MIT Professor, IDE Director, and author of “The Hype Machine," Sinan Aral, sits down with some of the most brilliant minds on the planet, including Nobel laureate, Maria Ressa, Facebook Whistleblower, Frances Haugen, NYU Professor and business guru, Scott Galloway, and broadcast news journalist and MSNBC host, Ali Velshi, to explore the latest trends in digital business and society. E ...
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**Winner of 2021 International Women's Podcast Awards for Best Business Podcast** Jumpstart your Creative Career with informal mentorship from successful creative entrepreneurs, across TV, film, music, literature, and beyond to turn your creative passion projects into full-time careers. Hear from experts, get inspired, and drive your creative career forward! Past guests include Jeff Friday, James Lopez, Maz Jobrani, Rizwan Manji, Stefon Bristol, Sarah Thawer, and Maaza Mengiste! Shereen Kass ...
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In his new book, Small Acts of Courage, MSNBC's chief correspondent Ali Velshi argues that working for social justice and in public service is the most important part of his and his family's history because, as he writes, "democracy isn't democracy unless it's universal." Velshi, whose family came to Canada from India via South Africa and Kenya, jo…
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Tonight on The Last Word: A GOP-led House Oversight Committee hearing descends into chaos. Also, Donald Trump continues to spread lies about his criminal cases. Plus, Democrats call on Justice Alito to recuse himself from January 6 cases. And the Dow closes above 40,000 for the first time in history. Rep. Jasmine Crockett, Stuart Stevens, Joyce Van…
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Ben and guest host Ali Velshi discuss the latest developments on ceasefire negotiations between Israel and Hamas, the beginning of a military offensive in Rafah, the shutdown of Al Jazeera in Israel, and plans to ban TikTok in the United States. They also discuss Chinese President Xi Jinping’s first visit to Europe in 5 years, Putin’s inauguration …
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The Lincoln Project’s Rick Wilson surveys Hope Hicks' damning testimony in Trump’s hush money trial. CNN’s Fareed Zakaria details his new book "Age of Revolutions: Progress and Backlash from 1600 to the Present." CNBC’s Ali Velshi examines his new book "Small Acts of Courage: A Legacy of Endurance and the Fight for Democracy. See omnystudio.com/lis…
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Tara is joined by journalist and MSNBC news anchor Ali Velshi to discuss his forthcoming book, ‘Small Acts of Courage: A Legacy of Endurance and the Fight for Democracy,’ which publishes May 7. Throughout their wide-ranging conversation, they talk about Velshi’s family connection to social activism, immigration politics, the Israel-Hamas conflict, …
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Dana Milbank, a columnist for The Washington Post, examines how Trump smears his opponents using the same method each time. Representative Jim Himes surveys Speaker of the House Mike Johnson’s chaotic rule over the House. Author John Ganz details his new book, "When the Clock Broke: Con Men, Conspiracists, and How America Cracked Up in the Early 19…
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Tonight on The Last Word: Chief Justice Roberts is urged to act amid new scandals. Also, Donald Trump lies about the FBI search in a new fundraising email. Plus, Democrats call for new Supreme Court ethics rules. And Rep. Jim McGovern is ruled out of order on the House floor for listing Trump’s legal cases. Laurence Tribe, Andrew Weissmann, and Jam…
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Tonight on The Last Word: New details in the Trump classified documents case are revealed in unsealed court records. Also, GOP Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin vetoes a bill on birth control access. Plus, The New York Times reports Justice Samuel Alito displayed two flags used by January 6 supporters. And Sen. Ted Cruz tries to court Democrats in a bid…
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Ben and guest host Alyona Minkovski discuss the ICC’s application for arrest warrants against both Hamas and Netanyahu for war crimes, the mass exodus of civilians from Rafah, a US-Saudi pact supposedly being days away from being agreed to, and public rebukes against Netanyahu from members of his own war cabinet. They also talk about the Iranian pr…
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The Focus Group Podcast explains how Biden motivates Haley voters to go his way. Governor Jared Polis of Colorado examines how Democrats can win with marijuana by following his lead in Colorado. Ari Berman details his new book, "Minority Rule: The Right-Wing Attack on the Will of the People—and the Fight to Resist It." See omnystudio.com/listener f…
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Tara is joined by MSNBC political analyst and new Puck contributor John Heilemann, and they begin the pod by discussing Michael Cohen’s testimony in the Donald Trump hush money trial and the impact the case could possibly have on voters in November. They then assess the state of the Trump and Joe Biden campaigns, share their reactions to the announ…
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Rick Wilson of The Lincoln Project skewers MTG's latest embarrassment in Congress. Senator Bernie Sanders examines how progressives can come back to supporting Joe Biden. Nikki McCann Ramirez of Rolling Stone gives us a survey of the personality of John McEntee, a likely Trump administration official who loves bragging about his cruelty to others. …
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Host Piya Chattopadhyay speaks with Fort McMurray, Alta. residents new and old about their experiences with with wildfires, Canadian MSNBC correspondent Ali Velshi shares how his family's journey shaped his path in journalism, economist Jeff Rubin makes the case that inflation and sanctions are reshaping the global economic order, and science journ…
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Ali Velshi is joined by President and CEO of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics Noah Bookbinder, Senior Opinion Writer and Columnist for The Boston Globe Kimberly Atkins Stohr, President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee David Miliband, former Senator John Danforth (R-MO), former Representative Charle Dent (R-PA), Justice Correspond…
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Jeet Heer of The Nation plays out how Biden can win back support from the left. Dan Nathan of the On The Tape Podcast examines the new economic numbers and what we can expect from the US economy in the coming months. Jacob Rubashkin of Inside Elections details the races that will determine the appearance of our government in 2025. See omnystudio.co…
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