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Does power corrupt? Absolutely. This is the podcast about the hidden—and often nefarious—forces that shape our world. Election rigging. Smuggling. Narcopolitics. Ransom. Conspiracy Theories. North Korean bank heists. Cults. Drug Lords. Voodoo. Money laundering. Assassinations. Unhinged conspiracy theories. Unbelievable stories. Stitched together with the help of world-leading experts. Created and narrated by Dr. Brian Klaas, a political scientist and columnist for The Washington Post.
 
Through interviews with politicians, journalists, activists, and the latest and greatest names in the fight to restore our democracy, the Another Way podcast explores the plans and policies for returning power to the people. We want to understand why you listen and how we can make our episodes even better in the New Year. Complete our survey at democracygroup.org/survey for a chance to share your thoughts with us and win some swag from the network.
 
Sometimes challenging, often disturbing, occasionally absurd, always timely: Criminal Injustice explores the most complex and urgent issues facing the U.S. criminal justice system in conversation with the field's most knowledgeable experts. Professor David Harris and guests take on everything from racial bias to use of force... from surveillance technology to mass incarceration... and from police abuse and misconduct to the astonishing, frequently hilarious misdeeds of "Lawyers Behaving Badl ...
 
We are a boots on-the-ground, investigative, serialized podcast. Season 2: On March 21, 2015, 32 year old Eric Cates and his beloved dog, Gypsy, were found murdered behind the old Empire School in the tiny Walker County town of Empire, AL. Their bodies were found burned in the cab of Eric's truck. Their murders remain unsolved even though the crime is rumored to have been witnessed by a large crowd of people. In Season 2 of Secrets True Crime, Amber and private investigation firm Echo 7 Foxt ...
 
From the 1950’s, through to the Queensland Fitzgerald Inquiry in 1987, and beyond, corrupt police and politicians managed a criminal empire. This podcast is a glimpse into how this empire evolved into a global organised crime network, spreading death and destruction by their trade in drugs and weapons.
 
Corrupt Planet is a podcast dedicated to understanding the reason why there's so much corruption in the world and what's being done to stamp it out. We take a look at the technology, regulations and innovations coming into force that can tackle corruption and financial crime.
 
USA TODAY’s critically acclaimed investigative podcast about power in American cities. Season 1, Chicago: A black neighborhood fights back when a mysterious man with mob ties builds an illegal dump across the street from an elementary school. Along the way they confront corrupt politicians, apathetic bureaucrats—and a secret undercover FBI investigation. Season 2, Reno: A surprising proxy battle for the future of Reno pits a brash strip club kingpin against power brokers in city hall. The wi ...
 
Democracy depends on a free press, a government for the people, a just legal system and separate-but-free church. Yet, we have a corrupt U.S. president, a partisan Supreme Court, a power-hungry white evangelical bloc and a lazy press - which is revealing just how much our American values are being sold out. With a lot of informative guests and a few F-bombs, co-hosts Laurie Lattimore-Volkmann and Brad Raley are going to change that.
 
The Cold War, Prohibition, the Gold Rush, the Space Race. Every part of your life -the words you speak, the ideas you share- can be traced to our history, but how well do you really know the stories that made America? We’ll take you to the events, the times and the people that shaped our nation. And we’ll show you how our history affected them, their families and affects you today. Hosted by Lindsay Graham (not the Senator). From Wondery, the network behind Tides Of History, Fall Of Rome and ...
 
Whistleblowing Now and Then is cohosted by Anna Myers, Executive Director of WIN and Vigjilenca Abazi, Assistant Professor of European Law at Maastricht University. Join Whistleblowing Now and Then to hear about the most important issues of the day for whistleblowing, featuring interviews with experts, whistleblowers and advocates from around the world. Whistleblowing Now and Then is produced by Alice Smith, Communications Assistant at WIN. The theme music is by the Routes Quartet and edited ...
 
In cases of separation, custody and divorce; people often say: "There’s his side of the story, her side, and then the truth is somewhere in the middle." We're going to challenge that notion and say that no, it is not the case at all. There’s the truth, and then there is the degree to which a pathological individual will go to in order to destroy someone for the sake of financial gain. The truth still lies exactly where it was. This is a podcast about today's indentured servants - divorced no ...
 
The LISK (Long Island Serial Killer) investigation began in May 2010 with the disappearance of sex worker Shannan Gilbert. In the following months, Suffolk County Police uncovered human remains from nine more murders, including those of the "Gilgo 4", all sex workers whose bodies were disposed of similarly. Inspired by the New York Times best-selling book "Lost Girls: An Unsolved American Mystery", follow the series as it’s told through previously unheard interviews with family members, frie ...
 
The same-old same-old white murderer, white killer, white kidnapper, white stalker, WHITE WHITE WHITE. NO MORE! The Desi Crime Podcast brings you, well, Desi crimes. From India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and other brown communities, we’ll bring you cases that can only be described as Desi. Crimes that take place in the Indian subcontinent aren’t remotely similar to Western crimes— desi crimes are gory, complicated, corrupt and hardly documented. After thorough research on the most sinister cases, ...
 
Hosted by Ben Domenech, this is a daily podcast featuring engaging and in-depth conversations with journalists, scholars, authors, politicians, and thinkers of all stripes. Along with guest hosts Mollie Hemingway, Christopher Bedford, and Emily Jashinsky, Domenech delivers smart and compelling dialogues on politics, culture, religion, and the news of the day. Support the show by subscribing, rating, and writing a review!
 
If you are interested in democracy, governance, poverty eradication, and climate change, this is your go-to podcast for a deeper understanding of the politics of global development. Our world is facing a double challenge: to eradicate hunger and poverty and to stabilize the global climate. We are constantly warned that as the adverse impacts of climate change will only worsen soon, we must redouble our focus and energy in promoting a sustainable development agenda. Many also urge us to trans ...
 
Corrupted Save is the official podcast of Operation Rainfall and the unofficial podcast of Low Budget Streams. "Hosted" by renowned internet superstar AniMitch (of The AniMitch Show fame) and featuring a variety of contributors from OpRainfall and Low Budget Streams, join us every three weeks for discussion of video game, anime, and more on the internet's most beloved Weeb Culture Podcast.
 
A libertarian look at all the news, issues, and current events that are happening in Washington DC. The politicians in Washington need us to keep an eye on them, and I’ll charge forward digging into their corrupt policies and their back room deals so you don’t have to. A libertarian spin on the news and events that will effect you. www.eyeontheempire.com Cover art photo provided by Teo Duldulao on Unsplash: https://unsplash.com/@teowithacamera Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/eyeon202 ...
 
These aren't the stories your mother used to tell you ... no, these are The Other Stories. The Other Stories is a weekly short story podcast. A modern take on The Twilight Zone, Tales From The Crypt, or The Outer Limits. Sci-Fi, Horror, Thriller, WTF stories delivered right to your podcast feed every Monday morning.
 
Where History Comes Alive! A fast-paced, well-researched weekly podcast covering a wide range of historical events, persons, places, legends, and mysteries, hosted by Jon Hagadorn. 1001 Heroes Podcast is a proud part of the 1001 Stories Podcast Network, which includes 1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales Podcast, 1001 Radio Days, and 1001 Stories For the Road Podcast. The network enjoyed over 5 million listens in the past year from a worldwide audience. SUPPORT OUR SHOW BY BECOMING A PATRON! w ...
 
He’s the President, yet we’re still trying to answer basic questions about how his business works: What deals are happening, who they’re happening with, and if the President and his family are keeping their promise to separate the Trump Organization from the Trump White House. “Trump, Inc.” is a joint reporting project from WNYC Studios and ProPublica that digs deep into these questions. We’ll be layout out what we know, what we don’t and how you can help us fill in the gaps. WNYC Studios is ...
 
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Beam Suntory, a global producer and distributor of distilled beverages, settled its FCPA case with DOJ for $19.5 million for bribes paid in India. The DOJ settlement follows an SEC FCPA settlement for $8 million announced on July 2, 2018. The timing of the FCPA settlements is unusual and suggests that DOJ’s resolution involved unique issues relatin…
 
The post “Like a Bludgeon”: Corruption, Counter-Insurgency & the Limits of Reform within the Baltimore Police appeared first on It's Going Down. In this episode of the It’s Going Down podcast we speak with journalist and author Brandon Soderberg about the book they recently co-authored, I Got a Monster: The Rise and Fall of America’s Most Corrupt P…
 
Ukraine is in the midst of a constitutional crisis. The President Volodymyr Zelensky says the judiciary are blocking anti-corruption reform. The top judges won't budge and can't be sacked. So what do we know about the President's reform credentials? In this episode, we hear from the former central bank governor Valeria Gontareva who says she’s been…
 
China has not only achieved impressive economic growth in recent decades, but has also managed to lift hundreds of millions people out of poverty. How was this possible? What role did Chinese institutions, leaders and bureaucrats play in achieving this impressive result? And how and why China has managed to grow so fast for so long despite pervasiv…
 
'Halloween 2019 - With a head full of creepy stories about the Old Mill, Kate excitedly heads to party there put on by her employer. Her boyfriend, Tom is less enthusiastic, but awkward small talk will soon be the least of his worries.' From the team behind the chart-topping horror storytelling podcast The Other Stories comes an ambitious new audio…
 
Sure you've heard every podcast talk about it, but you haven't heard Dan and Brennan talk about The Exorcist yet! Will the movie so often said to be the scariest of all time hold up to Brennan's Gen Z-ness? Or will it just be another old boring movie? Listen to find out!Join us in the Corrupted Youth Dongle Den on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/…
 
What makes a genre of music successful? Ideally, the art connects on a personal level with the audience, speaking truth to power, tapping into a universal experience.... but what if that isn't always the case? In 2012, an email from someone claiming to be a former music industry executive alleged that gangster rap was not an organic success. Instea…
 
How prepping or survivalism has gone mainstream, with Silicon Valley leading the way. Tech entrepreneur Julie Fredrickson tells Manuela Saragosa how she became a prepper after the electricity went out for days in New York after hurricane Sandy hit back in 2012. She also speaks to serial entrepreneur John Ramey, founder of an online community called…
 
Stephen Sackur speaks to Ethiopia’s Attorney General, Gedion Timothewos. Ethiopia’s federal armed forces have launched the final phase of their assault on Tigrayan rebels in the north of the country. International observers have voiced deep concern about possibly devastating humanitarian consequences. This after many hundreds have already been kill…
 
Connections, Part 5/6: The threads of conspiracy run deep beneath the city streets. ------------------- Check out Doug Eberhardt's new music Check out Nikki Smetters' art Join our Discord Donate for Destiny ------------------- Join us on Patreon! Buy us a Ko-fi! Get some Coruscant Nights shirts and stickers! Find more Coruscant Nights Twitter: @cor…
 
The company OpenAI has developed an extremely powerful machine-learning system that can rapidly generate text with minimal human input. The system is known as GPT-3 and it does everything from crafting an email to writing advanced fiction. However, the FT’s innovation editor, John Thornhill, explains, there are barriers and even a dark side to this…
 
After 804 days in jail in Iran, Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert is finally free.The Iranian government says it's the result of a prisoner swap, but the Australian government isn't confirming anything.So what do we know about the secretive world of prisoner exchanges?And if Iran got what it wanted, will it lead to more hostage diplomacy?Feat…
 
Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday with rich traditions. Ben Domenech talks to Wall Street Journal opinion editor and author Melanie Kirkpatrick about the history and the meaning of Turkey Day. He also reads some of the prescient Thanksgiving proclamations from George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Calvin Coolidge, and Winston Churchill. Not…
 
An anonymous caller shares their story about learning how to learn. A voicemail inspires the guys to explore the terrifying career of Georgia Tann, and they explore bizarre, first hand stories of mysteriously intelligent crows. All this and more in this week's listener mail. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advert…
 
Are NFL players being denied compensation because of racial-norming? Thousands of former American footballers claim they suffered brain injury as players, but are being denied compensation on racial grounds. Ed Butler speaks to Roxanne Gordon, the wife of Amon Gordon, once of the Cleveland Browns, who is one of hundreds of ex-players now claiming c…
 
Europe’s financial sector has reached “peak uncertainty” as regulators and banks rush to stave off the harshest effects of Brexit, cloud software company Salesforce is in talks to buy Slack, and Facebook allowed several thousand adverts and posts that violated UK law earlier this year. Plus, the FT’s economics editor, Chris Giles, explains why UK c…
 
On The Rampage w/ Don Lichterman discusses his social life this day and age Jared Goff, Carson Wentz, Mike Flynn gets pardoned, will Trump pardon himself, Chris Krebs, overturning the election based on what and who wants this done? Biden Transition began, Janet Yellen appointment, AOC and mask wearing, Ron Klaine (not Plane), that podcasts are now …
 
On this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour, assistant professor at Hillsdale College in Washington, D.C. David Azerrad joins Host Ben Domenech to discuss how the GOP can harness its populist influence to recapture voters, reaffirm its moral roots, and address some of the bigger issues facing the nation today. Join the conversation and comment on …
 
Joe Biden will inherit a public health crisis beyond any US President's experience when he takes office on January 20th.At the moment, there are up to 180,000 new COVID-19 infections recorded every day, and many ICUs and morgues are overwhelmed.Holiday season, starting with Thanksgiving, is about to pour fuel on that fire, with very few restriction…
 
World famous pop icon Britney Spears has sold millions of records, performed countless times, and regardless of whether you care for her music, you've certainly heard her hits. She also has an enormous, fiercely loyal fanbase that's convinced something is amiss, behind the scenes. You see, for years, Spears has been the subject of a legal conservat…
 
For our Thanksgiving special, Laurie and Brad chatted more about Trump's crazy "legal team," discussed how crazy you have to be to get on Tucker Carlson's right side, and had some thoughts about the future of politics--as well as carved out some time to highlight those things and people for which we are thankful. But we also took time to talk about…
 
Even as a teenager, Neil Stonechild was an inspiration to his friends. And then one day, he was found frozen to death outside of Saskatoon. He was last seen alive in the back of a police cruiser. Thirty years later, we know some of what happened to him. But we still don’t have justice. Featured in this episode: Jeffrey Crowe, Donald Worme, Susanne …
 
The morning of Nov. 8, 2000, Americans woke up to an undecided election. Pollsters had predicted a close race between Vice President Al Gore and Texas Governor George W. Bush, but no one knew just how narrow the margins would be. It all hinged on Florida, where 25 electoral votes were up for grabs. Over the next 36 days, armies of lawyers waged a b…
 
With Covid-19 vaccinations preparing to roll out, how do we make sure everyone gets it? John Johnson, a vaccine programme co-ordinator for Doctors without Borders, outlines just how much is involved in getting vaccines, by truck, motorbike and even foot, to every town and village in the developing world. The Covid-19 vaccine, like others, needs to …
 
US stocks surged to new highs on Tuesday, alongside global equities, as the path for a smooth transition of power in the US cleared, French tax authorities have begun demanding millions of euros in extra tax from US tech giants, and an ECB executive says that eurozone banks could be allowed to pay dividends again if their balance sheets are in orde…
 
The UK has the highest Covid-19 death toll in Europe and one of the steepest declines in economic output. Opinion polls suggest Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s claims of a world-beating governmental response cut little ice with the public. Stephen Sackur speaks to Jeremy Hunt, former Health Secretary, Foreign Secretary and Mr Johnson’s rival for lea…
 
Since September, five delivery riders have died on the job in Australia, and none of their families has been entitled to compensation.These apps have been around for years now. So why has nothing changed?Today on The Signal, the underclass of foreign workers responding to Australia's dinner whims.Why doesn't our legal system offer them better prote…
 
On this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich joins host Ben Domenech to discuss the importance of the Mayflower Compact in 1620. How did the Pilgrims shape what we know about liberty and rights in America today? Domenech and Gingrich also discuss voter fraud, foreign policy in the Biden administration, and…
 
Neuromarketers claim that their techniques provide new and profound insights for consumers buying everything from soda to new cars. But can they really interpret data in a way that allows them to nudge a user's subconscious mind? And, if so, what does this mean for the future? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-adve…
 
After Pfizer and Moderna vaccines earlier in the month, a third arrives from the University of Oxford. The question now becomes when the vaccines will be distributed and to whom. We’ll hear from Bruce Y Lee, professor at CUNY Graduate School of Public Health, about just how daunting a task a global inoculation programme will be. Meanwhile, Alex de …
 
US president-elect Joe Biden is poised to choose former Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen as his Treasury secretary, Peru joins a select group of countries that has issued century bonds, and the number of US air travellers has ticked up ahead of US Thanksgiving. Plus, the FT’s Donato Paolo Mancini explains how the vaccine produced by Oxford Univer…
 
This week, there’s been some tension among President Trump’s lawyers. Sidney Powell appeared at press conferences with Rudy Giuliani and made wild claims about voter fraud and other random things. Now the campaign has cut her loose, saying Powell does not represent the campaign or the president in his personal capacity. What does it mean to say tha…
 
This week on the Caixin-Sinica Business Brief: Chinese President Xi Jinping announces that China will “actively consider” joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership; China’s national legislature approves an amended copyright law that increases maximum penalties for copyright infringement tenfold; and the Malay…
 
On this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour, Senior Editor Christopher Bedford joins Culture Editor Emily Jashinsky to break down how voter fraud allegations made without substantiation are counterproductive and a distraction from other cases with serious evidence of voter fraud and the GOP's crusade to combat it. Join the conversation and comment…
 
More and more COVID-19 vaccines are returning their clinical results, and it's good news.The latest development came from the Oxford University trial with pharmaceutical company Astrazeneca, which was found to be 70% effective in participants, although that figure rose to 90% when the vaccine was administered in a different dose.It comes hot on the…
 
Humans may soon be able to control lightning, pointing it at targets. Voter fraud (but not the vote you're thinking of). Russian President Vladimir Putin is giving himself lifetime legal immunity from, well... anything. All this and more in this week's Strange News. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers…
 
Today I just wanted to talk about the merging of government and the state. It’s happening subtly before our eyes in schools. The big tech giants control communication and networking, but some are in the classroom. What are the risks we face because of that?--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.…
 
Is it up to children to support their parents financially? Manuela Saragosa hears from Lamees Wajahat in Canada, who has been supporting her parents to pay the bills since she had her first part-time job. But is it the duty of the family, or the state to provide? Manuela speaks to Professor Sarah Harper of Oxford University, who argues that opportu…
 
This is a bittersweet moment in the global fight against the Covid pandemic. Joy that at least two vaccine trials have produced extremely promising results is tempered by the continued spread of the disease across much of the world. To put it bluntly, the global containment effort has had limited success. Stephen Sackur speaks to Dr David Nabarro, …
 
European policymakers are preparing to relax Covid-19 lockdowns and “save Christmas”, G20 leaders pledged to “spare no effort” to ensure global access to Covid-19 vaccines, and Beijing has warned it will show “zero tolerance” for financial misconduct after several high-profile bond defaults by state-owned companies. Plus, the FT’s Peggy Hollinger e…
 
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