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The best analysis of the Irish political scene featuring Irish Times journalists, political thinkers and the occasional politician. Hosted by Hugh Linehan. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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Ireland’s original independent left leaning news, politics, and culture podcast that doesn’t take itself too seriously and still punches well above its weight. Join critically acclaimed & derided hosts, Martin McMahon and Tony Groves as they delve into the news of the day, pull apart the spin and challenge you to be an activist. This is the non-corporate, ad free, non-plastic-podcast reality that the medium is made for. There will be shenanigans!
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Saturday with Colm Ó Mongáin questions agendas, dissects the week gone by, and debates the likely issues of the week to come. Tune in to hear the very latest from newsmakers and from those whose lives are impacted by policy makers in Ireland. Listen live every Saturday at 1.05pm on RTÉ Radio 1.
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The Stand with Eamon Dunphy is a current affairs, sport and culture podcast posting five or more episodes each week. Editor and Presenter - Eamon Dunphy As a former professional and international soccer player Eamon was capped 23 times for Ireland. He has been a writer and broadcaster for over 40 years and written five best selling books including an early memoir Only a Game?, U2’s biography Unforgettable Fire, Sir Matt Busby’s biography A Strange Kind of Glory, Roy Keane’s autobiography Kea ...
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Irish Stew Podcast

John Lee & Martin Nutty

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Irish Stew, the podcast for the Global Irish Nation featuring interviews with fascinating influencers proud of their Irish Edge. If you're Irish born or hyphenated Irish, this is the podcast that brings all the Irish together Listen Notes
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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 ...
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A podcast in which we consider some things political. Bill shares insights as a Political Science instructor about the issues of the day. He interviews interesting and impactful people who inform and give context to the issues of the day. Threads: Politicscons Twitter: @politicscons
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The David McWilliams Podcast

David McWilliams & John Davis

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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 ...
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The Irish Farmers Journal has over 400,000 weekly print readers (Kantar Media’s 2023 TGI Survey) and was awarded 2023 Irish Media Brand of the Year. Get the latest farming news, prices, analysis and advice from the award-winning Farmers Journal team in our podcasts. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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The Group Chat

Virgin Media News

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A news podcast from Virgin Media Television featuring Gavan Reilly, Zara King and Richard Chambers. Each week, join the gang as they discuss the latest and breaking news. Tune in wherever you get your podcasts. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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This is False

Evelyn Irish, Travis Laver, & Mohammad Akbar

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We used to talk about politics in Windsor, ON. Then we moved to Halifax, NS. So now we talk about sex and relationships and how they relate to capitalism.
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The Delve with Mike Sheridan is a long-form interview series featuring some of the world's most revered and fascinating figures, from comedians and politicians to sports stars, actors, and more. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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A weekly look at what's new and evocative in News, sport, entertainment and politics from around Ireland and the world. The HazBeanz show is presented by Martin Beanz Warde, Irish Traveller and Stand up comedian. Hazbeanz is Ireland's only travelling podcast, where the show travels to each interviewee in a campervan, soaking up the scenery, sounds and smells of each location.Let us invite you into the van for a cup of tea, a chat and a whole lot of laughs. We take the unfiltered approach to ...
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Listen to FREE podcast versions of Rebel News livestreams and premium shows, The Ezra Levant Show and The Gunn Show with Sheila Gunn Reid. Like what you hear? Consider becoming a RebelNews+ subscriber at http://RebelNewsPlus.com for access to video versions, premium shows, feature documentaries and exclusive content.
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The Twist is a weekly podcast co-hosted by Mark McNease and Rick Rose that focuses on news, culture, politics, and current topics. The show is LGBT-centric, with irreverence and the co-hosts' interaction as its center.
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Love and Courage

Ruairí McKiernan

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The Love and Courage podcast features interviews with inspirational people who are making a real difference in the world today. Guests are typically people passionate about social justice, and who have demonstrated courage and conviction in their lives. Ruairí McKiernan is a multi award winning Irish social innovator, campaigner, writer and public speaker. He is the founder of the pioneering SpunOut youth organization, and helped set-up the Uplift and the A Lust For Life non-profits. In 2012 ...
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The Women's Podcast, hosted by Róisín Ingle & Kathy Sheridan. Producers: Róisín Ingle and Suzanne Brennan. By women, for everyone. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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TwoGuys&Beer

Andy Beckstrom, Shawn Field

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The Two Guys & Beer Podcast is a laid-back conversational show that combines the love of beer with a wide range of topics that pique the hosts' interest. These two guys, use beer as a launching pad for discussions on anything and everything that grabs our attention!
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Dublin Needs To Say No To London. Last week Mr Justice Humphreys, sitting in the High Court in Belfast, in his summary of judgement ordered the “disapplication of provisions of the Illegal Migration Act 2023 in Northern Ireland and declared others to be incompatible with the European Convention on Human Rights.” Tips For Aging. I intend to include …
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Listen to this interview of Tushar Sharma, assistant professor at Dalhousie University, Canada. We talk about his paper Code Smell Detection by Deep Direct-Learning and Transfer Learning (JSS 2021). Tushar Sharma : "For sure, it is crucial that the authors provide information about what they did, but also they need to provide enough information abo…
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Melancholy Wedgwood (MIT Press, 2024) is an experimental biography of the ceramics entrepreneur Josiah Wedgwood that reveals the tenuous relationship of eighteenth-century England to late-capitalist modernity. It traces the multiple strands in the life of the ceramic entrepreneur Josiah Wedgwood (1730–1795) to propose an alternative view of eightee…
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Castoffs of Capital: Work and Love among Garment Workers in Bangladesh (U Minnesota Press, 2022) examines how female garment workers experience their work and personal lives within the stranglehold of global capital. Drawing on fieldwork in Bangladesh, anthropologist Lamia Karim focuses attention onto the lives of older women aged out of factory wo…
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For centuries, people who died destitute or alone were buried in potters’ fields—a Dickensian end that even the most hard-pressed families tried to avoid. Today, more and more relatives are abandoning their dead, leaving it to local governments to dispose of the bodies. Up to 150,000 Americans now go unclaimed each year. Who are they? Why are they …
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The U.S. Senate is so sharply polarized along partisan and ideological lines today that it's easy to believe it was always this way. But in the turbulent 1960s, even as battles over civil rights and the war in Vietnam dominated American politics, bipartisanship often prevailed. One key reason: two remarkable leaders who remain giants of the Senate-…
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The age of denial is over, we are told. Yet emissions continue to rise while gimmicks, graft, and green-washing distract the public from the climate violence suffered by the vulnerable. Tad DeLay's Future of Denial: The Ideologies of Climate Change (Verso, 2024) draws on the latest climatology, the first shoots of an energy transition, critical the…
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In The Radical Isaac: I. L. Peretz and the Rise of Jewish Socialism (SUNY Press, 2023), Adi Mahalel presents Yiddish and Hebrew writer I. L. Peretz (1852–1915) in a new radical light we've never seen him in before. Conceived in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, the 2011/12 Occupy Wall Street movement and social protests in Israel/Palestine, an…
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What if the January 6, 2021 Insurrection had been successful? A tale of what was, what could have been, and what still could be? 1/6: The Graphic Novel (Sun Print Solutions, 2023) chillingly illustrates how close we came to authoritarian rule in America and the threats to our democracy that we still face. In the tradition of speculative fiction fro…
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‘The result is that, at the present time, the world is at an impasse.’ In 1956, Aimé Césaire pronounced the world to be at an impasse while renouncing his allegiance to the French Communist Party. In Jesse McCarthy’s The Blue Period: Black Writing in the Early Cold War (U Chicago Press, 2024), this foreclosure of ideological avenues, this loss of b…
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Rebuilding Story Worlds: The Obscure Cities by Schuiten and Peeters (Rutgers UP, 2020) examines The Obscure Cities, one of the few comics series to achieve massive popularity while remaining highly experimental in form and content. Set in a parallel world, full of architecturally distinctive city-states, The Obscure Cities also represents one of th…
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Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshackIn yet another Echo Chamber Podcast exclusive, we expose how RTE colluded with their legal representatives and with the assistance of the Dept of Social Protection, to force RTE employees, past and present, through an arduous and costly quasi-judicial appeals process, when there are no legal grounds whatso…
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Survivors, not statistics: We start with the persistent and pernicious violence against women, and the lack of action and accountability to protect them. This week two more women accused rapper Sean "Diddy" Combs of sexual assault. This comes after CNN obtained sickening video of Combs attacking his girlfriend Cassie Ventura in 2016. Christiane spe…
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Alon Liel, former Director General of the Israeli Foreign Ministry and former Israeli Ambassador to South Africa; Emer Higgins, Minister of State for Business, Employment & Retail; Matt Carthy, Sinn Féin TD for Cavan-Monaghan; Catherine Connolly, Independent TD for Galway WestBy RTÉ Radio 1
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In this episode of the CEU Press Podcast, host Andrea Talabér (CEU Press/CEU Review of Books) sat down with Cyril Heude (Sciences Po) to talk about all things metadata. What is metadata? How can researchers use metadata to help others discover their research? Cyril answers all these questions and more. Cyril’s main activities as a data librarian co…
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Robin Newman was a practicing attorney and legal editor but has more fun writing children's books about witches, mice, pigs, and peacocks. In our interview, we celebrate the launch of her new picture book, Who's Writing This Story?, illustrated by Deborah Zemke and published by Creston Books (2024), and talk about Robin's journey to literary succes…
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An Introduction to Language and Social Justice: What Is, What Has Been, and What Could Be (Routledge, 2023) is designed to provide the who, what, where, when, why, and how of the intersections of language, inequality, and social justice in North America, using the applied linguistic anthropology (ALA) framework. Written in accessible language and a…
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What does an inclusive society look like? And what are the challenges and opportunities when the society in question, Timor-Leste, is one of the most resource-constrained in Southeast Asia? My guest today is interested in these questions of inclusion and participation, and argues that people with a disability are a key component of a truly inclusiv…
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Russia's actions in and around Ukraine in 2014, as well as its activities in Syria and further afield, sparked renewed debate about the character of war and armed conflict, and whether it was undergoing a fundamental shift. One of the enduring features of conflict over the centuries has been its state of flux. This perpetual state of evolution requ…
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During the Second World War, Mennonites in the Netherlands, Germany, occupied Poland, and Ukraine lived in communities with Jews and close to various Nazi camps and killing sites. As a result of this proximity, Mennonites were neighbours to and witnessed the destruction of European Jews. In some cases they were beneficiaries or even enablers of the…
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The scientific method that aspiring social scientists are taught in graduate school seems pretty straightforward: you start with a hypothesis, figure our how you’re going to operationalize and measure your variables, pick cases that provide a tough test of your hypothesis, then collect your data, analyze it, and report your findings. However, for c…
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The crusade movement needed women: their money, their prayer support, their active participation, and their inspiration. Helen J. Nicholson's book Women and the Crusades (Oxford UP, 2023) surveys women's involvement in medieval crusading between the second half of the eleventh century, when Pope Gregory VII first proposed a penitential military exp…
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Few destinies are more challenging than life in the orbit of a man obsessed with expanding his power at all costs. Such is the fate endured by Ivan Ivanovich (Ivan the Young), eldest son of Russia’s Ivan III (r. 1462–1505) and the narrator of A. Engels’s novel, A Fool for an Heir. While his father focuses on extending his reach into neighboring pri…
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During the COVID pandemic, billions of dollars in relief aid was sent out to help us ride out the storm, although many people who struggled through it might scratch their heads at such a number, having seen little of it make any concrete impact in their own lives. This discrepancy is indicative of the underlying problem with the contemporary care e…
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Niall Stanage reports from Washington on the 2024 Presidential election and the recent interviews with Donald Trump and Time Magazine. The transcripts to those interviews are available at https://time.com/6972022/donald-trump-transcript-2024-election/ Niall Stanage is Associate Editor at The Hill and White House columnist for that publication. Reco…
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The Rebel News podcasts features free audio-only versions of select RebelNews+ content and other Rebel News long-form videos, livestreams, and interviews. Monday to Friday enjoy the audio version of Ezra Levant's daily TV-style show, The Ezra Levant Show, where Ezra gives you his contrarian and conservative take on free speech, politics, and foreig…
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This week, Darren Carty explains how exporter demand is driving lamb prices up, Adam Woods tells us about mixed messages on the beef trade and Martin Merrick talks about slurry storage and confusion over TAMS grants. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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As Ukraine pleads for weapons, Russia has again struck Kharkiv with missiles, killing at least seven civilians. Kharkiv and the surrounding region is now the centre of this war. President Volodymyr Zelensky blames Western hesitation for the country's weakness, restricting where and how Kyiv can use NATO weapons. According to the New York Times, a d…
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Hugh Linehan is joined by Pat Leahy and Cormac McQuinn to discuss the week in politics: · Rishi Sunak’s decision on Wednesday to announce a snap election for July 4th, four months earlier than predicted, caught everyone off guard. Will it prove to be a gamble worth taking? · Cormac was present at Fianna Fáil’s European election launch this morning …
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Spirit of revolution In this episode we discuss the recently published book,Spirit of Revolution: Ireland from below, 1917–1923. This edited volume looks at regional and local case studies during therevolutionary period, highlighting the widespread radicalism – beyond thenational independence movement – that flourished around Ireland at the time in…
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Helen’s on holiday this week but Glen and Matt bravely soldier on without them, as the news isn’t going to react to itself. Tune in to the world’s only male-exclusive podcast as we perform our semi-regular temperature check on the state of Western civilisation. The U.K. is having an election, the U.S. is entering a home, and Germany’s brain is unfo…
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Rabbi Yehonatan Eybeshitz was one of the greatest rabbis of the eighteenth century. Even as a child, he was renowned as one of the rare geniuses of his time. Among the most revered Torah scholars of the last 300 years, Rabbi Eybeshitz was also a prolific writer, preacher, and Kabbalah master. His innumerable writings cover all areas of Jewish Learn…
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For 40 years, this classic text has taken the issue of economic inequality seriously and asked: Why are our prisons filled with the poor? Why aren't the tools of the criminal justice system being used to protect Americans from predatory business practices and to punish well-off people who cause widespread harm? This new edition continues to engage …
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In this interview, Dr. Nicholas Taylor-Collins discusses his most recent book Shakespeare, Memory, and Modern Irish Literature (Manchester UP, 2022). Shakespeare, Memory, and Modern Irish Literature explores the intertextual connections between early modern English and modern Irish literature. Characterizing the relationship as 'dismemorial', the b…
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Adam Zientek, Assistant Professor of History at UC Davis joins Jana Byars to talk about his new book, A Thirst for Wine and War: The Intoxication of French Soldiers on the Western Front (McGill-Queen's University Press, 2024). Beginning in the fall of 1914, every French soldier on the Western Front received a daily ration of wine from the army. At …
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How do Asian nations exercise soft power in the Baltics? Soft power is a political strategy to influence other international relations actors by using a variety of political, economic, and cultural instruments. The rise of Asia aligns with its growing economic, political, and cultural influences worldwide, including in geographically distant Centra…
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Omar El Akkad joins critic Min Hyoung Song for a gripping conversation that interrogates fiction’s relationship to the real. Before he became a novelist, Omar was a journalist, and his experiencing reporting on (among other subjects) the war on terror, the Arab Spring, and the Black Lives Matter movement profoundly shapes his fiction. His first nov…
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Is reality more than the material? Raj Balkaran holds a fascinating interview with philosopher Bernardo Kastrup on this topic. At the vanguard of the modern renaissance of metaphysical idealism, Bernardo presents cogent argumentation that reality is essentially mental, and examines the proper place of the scientific method in this deliberation. Ber…
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Professor David Bonagura, theologian and Latinist, has translated and edited seven of St. Jerome’s letters dealing with death and mourning. This doctor of the church consoles his friends in first centuries of Christendom, describing death as sleep, and dying as our journey back home to God. And though the Mediterranean is big and fourth-century tra…
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