Best Current Events podcasts we could find (Updated September 2018)
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Live from Denver, Colorado Eddie Jason & Chris is a weekly podcast delivering current events, hot topics and interviews with musicians and newsmakers. You never know what you'll get with EJC, but we can not confidently assure you that it will be entertaining. Get a weekly dose of EJC and subscribe now and leave a review! Join the show live on idobi Radio every Monday night at 8pm ET. www.idobi.com www.ejcshow.com www.facebook.com/EJCshow @EJCshow on Twitter
 
The Shadow of Ideas is a journey into the world of current events, politics, and social justice through the lens of a historian.
 
The Wake Up Call Podcast is an interview-based audio program that features Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros interviewing experts on foreign relations, economics, history, current events, politics, political theory, and more. The show has a special focus on, but is not limited to, libertarian and non-interventionist topics and viewpoints.
 
Learn English the fun way—by listening to a podcast in English! Plain English is a program that you can understand! Join Jeff twice a week for an American English podcast about current events, such as American culture, travel, business, technology, politics and sports. The episodes also help you learn English vocabulary, idioms, phrasal verbs, English grammar and other expressions. Best of all, the show goes at the right speed for you—just a little bit slower than native speech. By listening ...
 
Civil Discourse is the most informative Progressive Radio Show in Wisconsin. A grassroots radio program featuring Senator Peter Bear and Eric Brant. 30 years separate these two co-hosts, offering a unique dynamic to the program. Learn about current events from a historical angle. Hear from state senators, representatives, local politicians, activists, and historians to better understand our current political environment. Gain a better understanding of how political decisions affect everyday ...
 
The lighter side of current events. Every two weeks we take a look at odd and interesting news, pop culture, and sports.
 
Smart conversations about today’s most interesting topics - a history podcast for everyone, produced by Origins from Ohio State's Department of History
 
FactFruit is a U.S.-centric daily news show that brings you the top stories and information without the political noise. Leading news stories are followed by discussions with guests who are experts in their industries. Our guests are not political pundits or talking heads whose agenda is to politically sway the listener, but rather, discussions are focused on how things work. New technology, how congressional committees function, cyber security, events leading to foreign conflict, and how st ...
 
The sessions in this small-group study focus on end-times prophecies from the Bible and how they relate to current world events.
 
A bi-weekly podcast dissecting current events, music and film through a philosophical, political and religious lens.
 
The lighter side of current events. Every two weeks we take a look at odd and interesting news, pop culture, and sports.
 
A weekly look at the news shaping our World, and what the heck an 8 year old thinks about it all.
 
A daily news podcast. Because there's news every day.™
 
Podcast for current events and information at Geneseo High School
 
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Hurricane Florence was the first big storm of the 2018 hurricane season, and US government officials are using a light-hearted way of determining how bad the storm’s damage will be. Businesses like 24/7 restaurants, Walmart, and home improvement stores help communities recover after a disaster. It’s said that if the Waffle House, a chain of bre ...…
 
Let's talk developers, DevOps conferences, hacking, some phenomenal reasons why you want to play in information security, personal and company branding online and more...DevOne: https://devone.us/Dynatrace: https://www.dynatrace.com/Heather Hermiz: https://www.facebook.com/inspiredgirls/When In Black: https://www.facebook.com/When-In-Black-2042 ...…
 
Let's talk developers, DevOps conferences, hacking, some phenomenal reasons why you want to play in information security, personal and company branding online and more...DevOne: https://devone.us/Dynatrace: https://www.dynatrace.com/Heather Hermiz: https://www.facebook.com/inspiredgirls/When In Black: https://www.facebook.com/When-In-Black-2042 ...…
 
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is accused of sexual assault (yes, this is real life). Former Trump campaign manager, Paul Manafort, agrees to a plea deal with Robert Mueller‘s team. And, a Republican lawmaker wants members of Congress to be required to take random pee pee tests. Ever think vaping is too expensive? Brought to you by, ABAY ...…
 
The fire that destroyed Brazil’s National Museum was a preventable tragedy. Museums around the world are developing safety and security plans to guard against similar tragedies from natural disasters and conflict in the future, but their efforts around the world are uneven. Another way to guard against a total loss is to digitize collections, b ...…
 
Existential fears of “losing” what is seen as “Western Civilization” have animated many within what is considered the alt-right. However, the valorization of “western civilization” is often rooted in romanticized notions of ancient Greece and Rome, which alt-right groups have appropriated and promoted in recent propaganda. Why and how do nation ...…
 
Brazil’s National Museum and most of its 20 million artefacts were destroyed by a devastating fire this month. The collection held priceless artifacts from across human history, including fossils, artwork, and sound recordings. Among the priceless losses were a 12,000-year-old skeleton, the oldest human remains ever found in the Americas. Learn ...…
 
You've heard us chat with Detroit Labs before about their apprentice program and how great we think it is, but this time around we're taking a little bit different of an approach - this time, we've got two of the apprentices actually going through the program currently to discuss their experiences. They're five weeks in, and so listen in and ge ...…
 
You've heard us chat with Detroit Labs before about their apprentice program and how great we think it is, but this time around we're taking a little bit different of an approach - this time, we've got two of the apprentices actually going through the program currently to discuss their experiences. They're five weeks in, and so listen in and ge ...…
 
Veteran journalist Bob Woodward releases his book, Fear: Trump in the White House, which claims, according to sources from inside, that the White House is a total shit show. Plus, Donald Trump will have to answer questions under oath over sesual assult allegations. And finally, an all out brawl at a Chick-fil-A. Brought to you by The Daily Show ...…
 
The tradition of changing clocks forward in the spring and backward in the fall to preserve daylight hours in summer dates back to the early 20th Century, but many Europeans are in favor of abolishing the practice. Right now, all of Europe must observe Daylight Saving Time – or “Summer Time” as they say in Europe – by changing their clocks on t ...…
 
The full crew is together as they look at some ridiculous marriage proposals and trickery. Also, find out about a vending machine that dispenses dates and KFC's plan to memorialize the Colonol. Thanks for listening! generallytrivial.net
 
The full crew is together as they look at some ridiculous marriage proposals and trickery. Also, find out about a vending machine that dispenses dates and KFC's plan to memorialize the Colonol. Thanks for listening! generallytrivial.net
 
Let's dive in with Continuum, a con coming up the first weekend of October that's focused on Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Gaming and more...Continuum is at: http://continuumcon.org/IT in the DOn the web: http://www.ITinTheD.comOn Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/ITintheD/On LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/IT-in-D-91763On Facebook: http://www.faceboo ...…
 
Let's dive in with Continuum, a con coming up the first weekend of October that's focused on Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Gaming and more...Continuum is at: http://continuumcon.org/IT in the DOn the web: http://www.ITinTheD.comOn Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/ITintheD/On LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/IT-in-D-91763On Facebook: http://www.faceboo ...…
 
Brazil’s embattled ex-president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, who is currently serving a jail sentence for corruption, is not allowed to run for president on the Workers’ Party ticket, Brazil’s top electoral court has ruled. Lula had been leading in the presidential preference polls. The Workers’ Party will need to replace him as a candidate and ...…
 
The news is rough and sometimes we need a cleanse. This week, Eddie and Jason drop serious and depressing news stories in favor of wacky and light-hearted. The hosts review a new beer from the band Motörhead, get angry about much celebrities make per hour, and tons more. Brought to you by Google Play, now […]…
 
A new study published in The Lancet medical journal refutes the myth that having a drink a day is healthy: it’s actually not, say researchers. The negative consequences of one drink per day are relatively minor, but the risk increases for heavy drinkers. Learn the English phrases “to put stock in” or “to put faith in.” Read the full transcript ...…
 
The Big Bang Theory, the longest-running comedy on television and the number-one show in the United States last year, will end after this year. The star of the program, Jim Parsons, declined a $50 million offer to do two more seasons. The show is an example of a situational comedy—a type of show that was most popular in the 1980s and 1990s, but ...…
 
Brains are scary things... especially if you're talking about ours. Listen in as we deep dive with Tim from Neuropeak Pro to talk about some fascinating technology that is really helping people get control of their lives, get off of medication, and get into why our brains act like they act... and why sometimes medicine is, or isn't, the right a ...…
 
Brains are scary things... especially if you're talking about ours. Listen in as we deep dive with Tim from Neuropeak Pro to talk about some fascinating technology that is really helping people get control of their lives, get off of medication, and get into why our brains act like they act... and why sometimes medicine is, or isn't, the right a ...…
 
Brett Kavanaugh is set to be the newest judge on the Supreme Court. But, just who is this potentially mega-influential man? Trump’s former longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen, plead guilty and points the finger at The Donald. Plus, NASCAR driver Conor Daly loses a sponsor because his father used a racial slur–in the 1980s. Brought to […]…
 
Though the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union over two years ago, there are still major differences between the UK and EU regarding how “Brexit” will happen. If no deal is reached, Britain will be like any other country to its massive neighbor and largest trading partner. In this episode, you’ll also learn how to use the phrasal v ...…
 
We're back in the studio after the amazing Michigan Comic Con took place, and we've got some interviews from there to share with author Kevin J Anderson and artist Erick Gutierrez...Kevin can be found at: https://www.wordfire.com/Erick's work is at: https://www.facebook.com/MaxtheinebriatedRabbit/IT in the DOn the web: http://www.ITinTheD.comOn ...…
 
We're back in the studio after the amazing Michigan Comic Con took place, and we've got some interviews from there to share with author Kevin J Anderson and artist Erick Gutierrez...Kevin can be found at: https://www.wordfire.com/Erick's work is at: https://www.facebook.com/MaxtheinebriatedRabbit/IT in the DOn the web: http://www.ITinTheD.comOn ...…
 
Aretha Franklin, a musician whose songs combined themes of feminism, religion, the civil rights movement, and the struggles of being an African American woman in the 1960s and 1970s, died last week at the age of 76. She spelled out the word “respect” in her most famous song, saying that’s all she was asking from her man when he got home. Her mu ...…
 
Are racists working in The White House? Twitter’s CEO sits down for an in-depth interview with CNN (and we digest it). Plus, does anyone score with politics in football? Brought to you by Google Play, now with audiobooks! Go to g.co/play/newstous to get $10 off your first one. Sources (raw link dump): https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politic ...…
 
Some brave early-adopters have surgically implanted a microchip in their hands, and are using it to board trains, access their offices, and even pay for things in shops. But the opportunity to use the chips is still relatively limited. Learn what it means to “show off” in English. Read the full transcript of this episode at http://www.plainengl ...…
 
This time around Shawn and Jeff respond to some letters in Ask GT. See the advice the give a Land Rover owner whose thrifty habits may have gone a bit too far, a girl who wants to know if she can trust her boyfriend, and a zoo attendee that isn't sure how to handle what they saw. Thanks for listening! generallytrivial.net…
 
This time around Shawn and Jeff respond to some letters in Ask GT. See the advice the give a Land Rover owner whose thrifty habits may have gone a bit too far, a girl who wants to know if she can trust her boyfriend, and a zoo attendee that isn't sure how to handle what they saw. Thanks for listening! generallytrivial.net…
 
A ground employee at the Seattle airport stole an empty airplane, took off, flew it for an hour, and finally crash-landed on an island 40 miles away. He did not survive. During the flight, he communicated with air-traffic control, saying he was not expecting to land safely. His plane was pursued by military jets. Learn the many way to use the E ...…
 
Things get back to normal with Bob and Nuri back in studio again, as we're joined by author Michael W Lucas (the "W" is important... you'll hear why during the episode), returning guest Caston Thomas who has some cool new stuff going on with some old friends of ours, and comedian Jeff Horste, who has his own special about to debut on Comedy Cen ...…
 
Things get back to normal with Bob and Nuri back in studio again, as we're joined by author Michael W Lucas (the "W" is important... you'll hear why during the episode), returning guest Caston Thomas who has some cool new stuff going on with some old friends of ours, and comedian Jeff Horste, who has his own special about to debut on Comedy Cen ...…
 
Representative Devin Nunes should resign. Eddie and Jason give their argument and you’ll agree. America’s Ass Nugget, Alex Jones, gets censored on several internet platforms, only to energize his violent followers. And, 11-year-old hackers easily compromise Florida’s voting machines. Brought to you by Google Play, now with audiobooks! Go to g.c ...…
 
With Bob and Nuri both out, Dave tried to hold things down with Randy... and it went about as well as you'd expect. Richard Van Staten was in to talk about his technology company and other initiatives, and somehow, an entire episode actually happened...IT in the DOn the web: http://www.ITinTheD.comOn Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/ITintheD/On Li ...…
 
With Bob and Nuri both out, Dave tried to hold things down with Randy... and it went about as well as you'd expect. Richard Van Staten was in to talk about his technology company and other initiatives, and somehow, an entire episode actually happened...IT in the DOn the web: http://www.ITinTheD.comOn Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/ITintheD/On Li ...…
 
A plane crashed shortly after taking off from the city of Durango, Mexico, but all 103 people on board survived the frightening ordeal. A passenger’s cell phone video shows bad weather out the window and captured the sounds and scene of panic as the plane crashed to the ground in the desert. Today you’ll learn the English phrasal verb “sum up.” ...…
 
The McDonald’s Monopoly game—the fast-food chain’s most popular promotion—was scammed for over ten years by one man and a small group of associates, who stole all the winning pieces that were intended to go to customers. Details of this stunning scam—which ended in arrests in 2001—were revealed in an online article this week. There are already ...…
 
This week, a special edition of the show, as Eddie and Jason welcome a panel of guests to discuss serious topics and off the wall debate questions. It’s the first of the It’s News to Us Cocktail Roundtable series. Brought to you by Google Play, now with audiobooks! Go to g.co/play/newstous to get $10 off […]…
 
The government of Brazil released a video of a lone indigenous man surviving in the Brazilian state of Rondônia. He was part of an “uncontacted tribe,” which had no contact with civilization, when the other members of his tribe were killed in an attack by farmers in 1995. He has been living alone in the forest ever since, refusing contact with ...…
 
Greece faced its most devastating tragedy in over a decade when a wildfire swept through a seaside town, killing 80 people; destroying 1,500 homes; and pushing people into the ocean to escape the flames and smoke. Photos of the aftermath show melted cars abandoned in the streets, dead tree trunks over a bed of ashes in the forest, and a chillin ...…
 
Join us as we dive inside the new Podcast Detroit studio at the Detroit Shipping Container location for the very first time, and we're joined by one of the owners, the events coordinator, and one of the chefs...IT in the DOn the web: http://www.ITinTheD.comOn Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/ITintheD/On LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/IT ...…
 
Join us as we dive inside the new Podcast Detroit studio at the Detroit Shipping Container location for the very first time, and we're joined by one of the owners, the events coordinator, and one of the chefs...IT in the DOn the web: http://www.ITinTheD.comOn Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/ITintheD/On LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/IT ...…
 
Analaysis of the secret Trump / Cohen tape that alludes to campaign finance violations, America's CEOs enjoy the GOP's tax "reform" with giant bonuses, and Jeff Sessions announces a #ReligiousLibertyTaskForce
 
Recent studies by music streaming services Deezer and Spotify have found that most people reach an age of “musical paralysis.” Younger listeners tend to listen to the most popular music and then our tastes expand. But at a certain point, most people stop discovering new music and simply listen to the music they already know. On today’s episode, ...…
 
The September 11thattacks put terrorism in the forefront of American consciousness. Since then, the U.S. has waged a nearly ubiquitous global war on terror, that now reaches 76 countries and seems far from over. Although American thought on terrorism persistently goes back to 9/11 and 2001, U.S. interest and rhetoric on terrorism dates back wel ...…
 
Rome is building a new subway and archaeologists keep finding hidden treasures buried deep beneath the city. The artifacts range from small tiles and pottery to entire buildings, including a military barracks and an entire house. Many of the discoveries are already on display in the new subway stations. Learn one new way to use the English word ...…
 
Great chat with the man behind many of the songs and jingles you've had burned into your brain over the years, as well as a phenomenal look at disruptive technology and what it's doing to every industry across the board... whether you think it is or not.IT in the DOn the web: http://www.ITinTheD.comOn Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/ITintheD/On L ...…
 
Great chat with the man behind many of the songs and jingles you've had burned into your brain over the years, as well as a phenomenal look at disruptive technology and what it's doing to every industry across the board... whether you think it is or not.IT in the DOn the web: http://www.ITinTheD.comOn Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/ITintheD/On L ...…
 
Several companies are developing robots to automatically prepare restaurant meals. One California restaurant has a machine that makes a burger start-to-finish without any human interaction; a startup in London says its robot can mimic a master chef at work and prepare any one of 2,000 recipes. Automation may drive down costs and increase speed ...…
 
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