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When it comes to understanding political issues, Richie is a self confessed toddler. That’s why he’s enlisted the help of Steve, his politically savvy drinking buddy, to help him understand how government effects our everyday lives and our interactions with each other. Join them, as they break down big political issues into comedic bite size bits and try to figure out, What Am Politics?
 
Every week, The Van Maren Show will try to get a handle on what is really going on in our culture today. It can be difficult to find news sources and storytellers that accurately reflect a Christian, socially conservative, pro-life, pro-family worldview. Join me on Wednesdays as we head to the front lines of the culture war. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
A podcast looking at Left politics in Ireland from the Irish Left Archive. We talk to activists, writers, historians, politicians and others involved in Left organisations and movements about their experiences of participating in Left parties and campaigns; Left publications and political documents they've been involved in; and the history and development of progressive politics in Ireland. We also look at the role of the Irish Left Archive and similar informal projects. The podcast is hoste ...
 
The aim of this weekly podcast is to make economics easy, uncomplicated and accessible. With the world at a political, technological and financial tipping point, economics has never been so important to all of us and yet, it’s made inaccessible and complicated by so many. I’ve always thought what is complicated is rarely important and what is important is rarely complicated. That will be our motto. Every week we are going to tease out some big economic or political issue facing us, not just ...
 
The authoritative source for independent rigorous high-quality academic research on UK-EU relations. Listen to our Brexit and Beyond podcast here: https://soundcloud.com/user-941630307 #Brexit #Brexit2016 #Economy #Brexitfacts #politics #Europe #podcasts #JohnCurtice #Generalelection #TheUKinaChangingEurope #partypolitics #Brexitvote #Facts #BrexitBreakdown #Parliament #EuropeanUnion #Referendum2016 #Leave #Remain #impartial #news #UnitedKingdom #AnandMenon #SimonUsherwood #NorthernIreland # ...
 
A podcast taking you inside the United Nations and beyond the carefully written policy speeches to where the real work is being done: the unscripted debates on the most pressing issues of our time. Hosted by PassBlue reporters Kacie Candela and Stephanie Fillion. Available on iTunes, Spotify, and wherever you get your podcasts. PassBlue is an independent, women-led digital publication offering in-depth journalism on the US-UN relationship and its effects on women’s issues, human rights, peac ...
 
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Coronavirus! Climate! Brexit! Trump! Politics has never been more unpredictable, more alarming or more interesting: Talking Politics is the podcast that tries to make sense of it all. Every week David Runciman and Helen Thompson talk to the most interesting people around about the ideas and events that shape our world: from history to economics, from philosophy to fiction. What does the future hold? Can democracy survive? How crazy will it get? This is the political conversation that matters ...
 
Zurich is one of Ireland’s leading insurance companies providing a wide range of general insurance and life insurance products and services. The company employs over 1,000 people across its locations in Dublin and Wexford. https://www.zurich.ie/about-us/social-media/
 
The world is facing the largest displacement crisis since WWII as a number of humanitarian emergencies rage on. Grant Gordon and Ravi Gurumurthy from the International Rescue Committee (IRC) have in-depth conversations with leading humanitarians, foreign policymakers, and innovators to understand how they think about, and tackle these global crises. Produced by the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
everymum is Ireland's fastest growing and most engaged parenting community with over 230,000 members, expert advice and genuine support. Hosted by Sinead O'Moore, everymum the podcast is here to give every mum a voice & to talk about the parts of motherhood, we don't hear enough about. So if it’s an inspiring pep talk, some reassuring words, connection to help you feel less alone, or just some fun honest chat from women who don’t hold back that you need, I promise you we’ll be here for you t ...
 
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In our final episode of 2021, as a parenting nation we could all do with a deep exhale and some words of wisdom. Tara Rafter, The Navigation Coach joins us to help Sinead to try to make sense of how we are feeling and guide us towards 2022. We talk about the emotional weight of the last few years. How challenging it is to raise our babies in a worl…
 
This week we dissect how much we know about the rising new variant and ask how worried we should be. Will we see much tighter restrictions imposed as Christmas approaches? Health editor Sarah Neville analyses the situation with science editor Clive Cookson. Plus, the Conservatives held the seat in the Old Bexley and Sidcup by-election but with a re…
 
Breda Brown Presenter & Producer of Inside Books Podcast Chairperson of Irish Writers Centre and Kevin Power, Author joined the Last Word to discuss.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/12/03201829/0312Fiction.mp3"][/audio]BREDA BROWN’S CHOICESnowflake, Louise Nealon56 Days, Catherine Ryan HowardSmall Things Like These, Claire Keegan…
 
Alec Baldwin has given his first interview since the Rust shooting with him revealing that he doesn't feel guilt over the shooting.At the time of the shooting Alec Baldwin was acting in the movie Rust and executive producer.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/12/03200058/0312Baldwin.mp3"][/audio]Marion McKeone - US Correspondent, Bu…
 
Cabinet had an emergency meeting this afternoon to discuss the latest NPHET recommendations.What the CMO and NPHET are recommending is closing down of nightclubs, closing times of 11:30 and no bar service amongst other restrictions.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/12/03194554/0312Covid.mp3"][/audio]Daniel McConnell - Political Ed…
 
Sinn Féin has been criticised for its fundraising tactics in the US where a round of golf plus, brunch, cocktails and dinner cost $7,500.Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael have also garnered negative attention for declaring themselves charities.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/12/03191944/0312Trend.mp3"][/audio]Mick Clifford - Special Cor…
 
Adam Boulton and guests look at the state of the parties after this week's Old Bexley and Sidcup by-election in which the Conservatives held the seat with a reduced majority. The panel assess the impact of the Reform Party - which finished third - and speculate on when there could be another general election. They also reflect on the latest attempt…
 
It’s been a busy week at the parliament. We discuss Covid and the world going mad over the new variant, the European Parliament’s foreign interference committee and their report on social media disinformation by the EU’s so-called enemies- Russia, China and Iran, an anti-money laundering proposal to limit the use of cash which could have problemati…
 
Jeffrey Bachman's edited volume Cultural Genocide: Law, Politics, and Global Manifestations (Routledge, 2019) asks where the boundaries between genocide and other kinds of mass atrocity violence rest and what the stakes are in locating them here rather than there. Bachman, Senior Professorial Lecturer at the American University and a co-host of thi…
 
With COP26 and high fossil fuel prices, energy is back in the headlines. And Russia, as one of the world’s largest producers of hydrocarbons, is part of the conversation--most recently, in Putin’s refusal to expand oil production to ease global prices. The world is coming up on three major transitions—peak use of fossil fuels, renewables competing …
 
As the Covid-19 pandemic spread to Europe and other parts of the globe in spring of 2020, the Chinese government started reporting donations of Personal Protective Equipment as well as other medical supplies to areas experiencing severe shortage. Listen to Dr. Lauri Paltemaa and Dr. Hermann Aubié discuss their research on the exact nature of China'…
 
One Hundred Years of Solitude is a revered classic today fifty five years after it was first published in 1967. Today I talked to Alvaro Santana Acuña a sociologist and historian who describes the ingredients that went into manufacturing the success of this book. In Ascent to Glory: How One Hundred Years of Solitude Was Written and Became a Global …
 
Late last night Sinn Féin TD, Chris Andrews, asked Minister Roderic O'Gorman why, nine months after it began, St Johns Ambulance have failed to engage with the independent investigation into childhood sexual abuse within the organisation. Joining me to give his reaction to this is one of the victims and friend of the shack, Mick Finnegan. We discus…
 
Niger ends its two-year term in the UN Security Council as president of the body for a second time. A lot has changed in the world, in the Sahel region of Africa and in Niger since the country joined the Council in January 2020. On today's show, we review Niger's tenure with UN Ambassador Abdou Abarry and expert Michael Shurkin, Director of Global …
 
Currently, over 90% of Irish territorial waters are completely unprotected from being overfished.A No Take Marine Area around Ireland would be a way of combatting two types of fishing, overfishing and bottom-trawling.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/12/02182438/0212Marine.mp3"][/audio]John Gibbons, Environment Commentator joined …
 
The government has decided to reinstate mandatory hotel quarantine for people arriving in Ireland from high-risk countries.The rationale for this step is to slow the amount of covid cases coming into the country at a point when cases are very high in Ireland.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/12/02180437/0212gov.mp3"][/audio]David …
 
Overactive Bladder affects one in six adults and becomes more common as we get older.Because the ailment relates to urination, patients will wait until it is at an advanced stage before reporting it to a doctor.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/12/02174036/0212Health.mp3"][/audio]Dr Brian Higgins, GP at Galway Primary Care joined …
 
This week's Culture Club inductee is former Ireland and Munster rugby union player and scrum-half, Peter Stringer.First SingleBon Jovi – You Give Love a Bad NameFavourite AlbumU2 – Rattle & HumBest GigRod Stewart in the Marquee in Cork (1993)Favourite ArtistDermot KennedyFavourite MovieShawkshank RedemptionFavourite PlayThe Book of MormonFavourite …
 
We know things are a bit grim & frustrating right now, but there are reasons for be cheerful. It's Mariah season! Let's go! In this episode, we give a rundown of things that are making us smile, and reasons for hope. From new vibes in the capital to Carrie Bradshaw's podcast, let's get happy.By Una & Andrea's United Ireland
 
This Reboot Republic discusses the housing and homelessness crisis in Belfast, Northern Ireland and the work being done to develop a community based cooperative housing plan by the Take Back the City Coalition which Rory is part of.Rory talks to Marissa McMahon, who lives and works in Belfast as a project organiser on inequality in housing with the…
 
In a special episode recorded live at the Bristol Festival of Economics, David and Helen talk to Ed Conway, Economics Editor at Sky News, about the biggest challenges facing the global economy. How will the supply chain crisis be fixed? Is inflation the threat it appears? Can the world economic system really wean itself off coal? Plus we discuss wh…
 
The use of face masks has been extended to primary school children of the age of 9 and up from today.This cohort does not have to wear masks in school if they have a medical exemption in the form of a letter signed by their GP.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/12/01192956/0112Covid.mp3"][/audio]Dr Gerard Barry, assistant professor…
 
An Post have achieved a Zero Gender Pay Gap today, the company have moved from a 4% gender pay gap in just two years.The company found that as employees moved through the ranks the gender representation wasn't what it should have been and they worked to combat this.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/12/01191221/0112Post.mp3"][/audi…
 
Mortgage switching is a way that the mortgage holder can save significantly but very few people do it.The Central Bank are saying that 60% of Mortgage holders are vulnerable to any increase in rates.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/12/01185326/0112Mortgages.mp3"][/audio]Charlie Weston, personal finance editor with the Irish Indep…
 
Twitter chief executive officer Jack Dorsey stood down from his role yesterday.Chief technology officer Parag Agrawal will now lead the company, the social networking site announced on Monday.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/12/01182505/0112Dorsey.mp3"][/audio]This is the full interview from Trinity College Dublin 2010 with then …
 
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