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Twice a week the New Statesman politics team - Stephen Bush, Anoosh Chakelian and Ailbhe Rea - discuss the latest in UK politics. From Boris Johnson's latest battle with backbenchers to the machinery behind the Labour Party's opposition attack lines, this is the debrief you need to understand what's really happening in Westminster and beyond. New episodes Tuesday and Friday. Send your questions at youaskus.co.uk. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
The New Statesman is the UK's leading politics and culture magazine. Here you can listen to a selection of our very best reported features and essays read aloud. Get immersed in powerful storytelling and narrative journalism from some of the world's best writers. Have your mind opened by influential thinkers on the forces shaping our lives today. Ease into the weekend with new episodes published every Saturday morning. For more, visit www.newstatesman.com/podcasts/audio-long-reads See acast. ...
 
Welcome to Hidden Histories, hosted by Helen Lewis. In each series we explore a subject that the textbooks hid, held-back or hijacked, starting with “The Great Forgetting: women writers before Austen”. For more, head to newstatesman.com/podcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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Not Enough Champagne

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Not Enough Champagne

Cory Hazlehurst and Steve Haynes

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Come for the political analysis, stay for the bad jokes and wrong predictions. Not Enough Champagne is run by Steve Haynes, who in a previous life was a Parliamentary Candidate for the Liberal Democrats, and Cory Hazlehurst, a Labour activist who has written about politics for the New Statesman. We try to work out what the hell is going on with British Politics and take a step back to shed new light on issues most news outlets don't talk about.
 
In this special New Statesman podcast series we expand on our New Times issue which identifies the political, economic and philosophical shifts shaping our society. The series will feature special guests and New Statesman's staff giving their view on what lies ahead for Labour and the left. Guests include Vince Cable, Phil Collins, Neal Lawson and Ros Wynne-Jones. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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Deep Dive

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Deep Dive

The New Statesman

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A politics podcast from the New Statesman that digs beneath the day-to-day. Every two weeks, Ian Leslie and Stewart Wood explore the ideas behind the news with the help of expert guests. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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The Back Half

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The Back Half

The New Statesman

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Join Tom Gatti and Kate Mossman for the best of the New Statesman's arts and books pages, in your ears every other Thursday. Send noniversary suggestions and other comments to thebackhalfpodcast@gmail.com. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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SRSLY

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SRSLY

The New Statesman

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Caroline Crampton and Anna Leszkiewicz give the latest TV, films, books, albums and games the serious treatment you didn’t even know they needed. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Laurie and Eleanor Penny have a lot in common. A love of politics, feminism, fiction and philosophy. An obsession with Blackadder, Rocky Horror and red pandas. Oh, and — parents. Each week they’ll unpick one controversial idea in the modern political conversation. This is the secret feminist agenda for world domination that the internet warned you about. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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2020 Visions

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2020 Visions

Resonance FM Podcasts

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2020 Visions is a six part series presented by Rys Farthing and K. Biswas charting Britain's future. Episode 1: The Political Future. Guests: Labour’s Jon Cruddas MP; human rights activist Peter Tatchell; ConservativeHome editor Jonathan Isaby, psephologist Professor John Curtice; Dr Madsen Pirie, Director of the free-market Adam Smith Institute; LibDem Voice editor Stephen Tall; David Babbs of campaign organisation 38 Degrees, and the New Statesman’s Laurie Penny. Episode 2: Poverty, inequa ...
 
Before he was Benjamin Franklin, inventor and statesman, he was just Ben, a boy in Colonial Boston with an adventurous spirit, a curious mind...and a penchant for getting into trouble. Meet our most endearing founding father at fourteen; a charming rebel years away from discovering the ageless sayings and brilliant inventions that made him famous. When Ben and his friends stumble upon a mysterious letter leading to a legendary treasure, he'll have to use his wits and bravery to outsmart the ...
 
A young American patriot and George Washington enthusiast, Sherman Tylawsky welcomes you from the nation’s capital for lively talks about pressing issues facing America and her allies, so you can learn to apply the first President’s unifying principles anywhere and anytime. Discover how the core values of Washington and the Founders were woven into the fabric of American society. Learn the ways a free people can heal internal divisions, cultivate economic prosperity, and protect civil libert ...
 
For 20 years, the Claremont Review of Books has been the gold standard for conservative criticism and political analysis. Now the CRB comes to the podcast world with a new interview show hosted by Dr. Spencer Klavan, the magazine's assistant editor. As each new issue comes out, Spencer phones up authors whose essays have prompted deeper reflection and discussion. Over a drink and a copy of the latest CRB, he'll chat with the leading minds on the Right about what's going on in politics and li ...
 
Jason Dick has been a part of your mornings in Austin for over a decade. In addition to the hosts and guests, the show is famous for prank calls, Quien Es Mas Macho, and taking sexy Internet photos. The show has won multiple awards from the Austin Chronicle, the Statesman, and the Alliance for Women in Media but most importantly – Jason once placed second in the station’s fantasy football league. Tune in every morning starting at 6a and follow us on social media for more!
 
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Talking Truth To Power

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Talking Truth To Power

Brendan Trainor and Leland Thomas Faegre

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KTHO Broadcast Partner, Composer, Arranger, Multi-Instrumentalist, Producer, Publisher and Statesman, Leland Thomas Faegre appears with Brendan Trainor Wednesdays on KFOY, 1060 AM Reno from 11:00-12:00 Noon; streamed worldwide at amm.streamon.fm and seen live on our "Talking Truth To Power" Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/10930/ Brendan Trainor is a Libertarian Activist and former Party State Chair who has sought Statewide offices including Treasurer and Assembly, United State ...
 
The Lecture commemorates Philip Geddes, who studied at St Edmund Hall and was a journalist of considerable promise. After graduating he joined the staff of the London Evening Standard, then moved to the staff of the Daily Express. In December 1983 he was in Harrods, the Knightsbridge store, when orders were issued for the building to be evacuated. Realising there was a story to be had, he went to investigate. He was killed by the blast from a bomb planted by the IRA. Philip Geddes was just 2 ...
 
The 21st century may be the Pacific Century, and China appears poised to become America’s greatest rival for global power and influence. Host Michael Auslin and his guests broadly address developments in China and Asia. They discuss the latest politics, economics, law, and cultural news, with a focus on US policy in the region.
 
Is your life full of sugar or shit? Join young Nigel and elder statesman Keindo as they bring you on an adventure of a lifetime. These two unqualified experts on life will give you answers that ultimately make total sense. No topic is off-limits. From dating, to finance, music, sports; each week we promise you’ll learn something new about yourself. You also never know who will step up to the mic and be in the hot seat…guess you’ll have to stay tuned to find out! New episodes every Thursday!
 
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When George Orwell travelled to Spain in the winter of 1936 to fight General Franco and the fascists, he stopped en route in Paris, where Henry Miller gave him his coat. The two men could not have been more different: the passionately political Englishman, and the American who disdained of all forms of activism. As Ian McEwan writes: “In a letter t…
 
UK inflation has reached its highest rate in 40 years, jumping from 7 per cent in March to 9 per cent in the year to April. With inflation hitting the poorest hardest, pressure is growing on the government to reverse its opposition to a windfall tax on energy profits. Anoosh Chakelian is joined by the New Statesman's associate business editor Emma …
 
The mass shooting in Buffalo, New York, on Saturday (14 May) by a white nationalist appears to have shown the real consequences of the racist “great replacement theory”. Emily Tamkin in Washington, DC, Megan Gibson in London and Ido Vock in Berlin discuss how this far-right conspiracy theory evolved from being a fringe notion in France to entering …
 
Nathan Pinkoski, research fellow and director of academic programs at the Zephyr Institute, joins Spencer to discuss the Spanish Civil War and its implications for modern America. Contrary to the simple morality tale most people learn in school, the history of Spain’s Civil war was a complex demonstration of how a republic can die from self-inflict…
 
Olga Bertelsen’s timely book, In the Labyrinth of the KGB: Ukraine’s Intelligentsia in the 1960s-1970s (Lexington Books, 2022), focuses on the generation of the sixties and seventies in Kharkiv, Soviet Ukraine—a milieu of writers who lived through the Thaw and the processes of de-Stalinization and re-Stalinization. Special attention is paid to KGB …
 
KTHO Broadcast Partner, Composer, Arranger, Multi-Instrumentalist, Producer, Publisher and Statesman, Leland Thomas Faegre appears with Brendan Trainor Wednesdays on KFOY, 1060 AM Reno from 11:00-12:00 Noon; streamed worldwide at amm.streamon.fm and seen live on our "Talking Truth To Power" Facebook page: www.facebook.com/groups/10930/ Brendan Trai…
 
Texas track and field coach Edrick Floreal just guided both top-ranked teams to Big 12 Outdoor championships for the second straight season and joins this week’s On Second Thought podcast to discuss the success in Lubbock. Floreal gives us an inside peek at sprinter Micaiah Harris, who became the first Longhorn to win the 100 since Jamaal Charles a…
 
Charters Wynn's book The Moderate Bolshevik: Mikhail Tomsky from the Factory to the Kremlin, 1880-1936 (Brill, 2022) is an English-language biography of Mikhail Tomsky. It reveals Tomsky's central role in all the key developments in early Soviet history, including the stormy debates over the role of unions in the self-proclaimed workers’ state. Cha…
 
While polling revealed exclusively by the New Statesman suggests that voters aren’t divided on so-called culture war issues, the Johnson administration is putting them at the centre of its political project. To understand why the Prime Minister seems intent on winning a war that doesn’t exist, Anoosh Chakelian is joined by Kim Leadbeater, Labour MP…
 
Thus far, international concern for the Chinese Uyghur ethnic minority has been focused on their persecution within China itself. But the reach of the Chinese government's campaign against them extends to countries around the world. Katie Stallard is joined by Bradley Jardine, a research director at the Oxus Society for Central Asian Affairs and a …
 
William Williams may not have the most original name, but his creative ways to support the Patriot cause was evident in his service to Connecticut. Learn how this Signer's family connection with a Royal Governor ultimately formed the foundations of a new state called Connecticut and the new United States of America. SUBSCRIBE to our e-mail list for…
 
It started with an innocent question posted on Yahoo! Answers in 2009, and snowballed into a thriving subreddit community: did anyone remember an American movie from the early Nineties called Shazaam, starring the comedian Sinbad as an incompetent genie who grants wishes to two children? Thousands of people did, vividly – and yet there was no trace…
 
Having cast himself as “Mr Rules” in opposition to Boris Johnson, Keir Starmer's reputation hangs in the balance amid allegations of breaking Covid restrictions. Anoosh Chakelian is joined by the NS's political editor, Andrew Marr, to discuss Starmer’s future, the mutinous atmosphere in the Labour machine and rumours of runners and riders who could…
 
KTHO Broadcast Partner, Composer, Arranger, Multi-Instrumentalist, Producer, Publisher and Statesman, Leland Thomas Faegre appears with Brendan Trainor Wednesdays on KFOY, 1060 AM Reno from 11:00-12:00 Noon; streamed worldwide at amm.streamon.fm and seen live on our "Talking Truth To Power" Facebook page: www.facebook.com/groups/10930/ Brendan Trai…
 
The collapse of the Soviet Union forced Russia to engage in a process of nation building. This involved a reassessment of the past, both historical and cultural, and how it should be remembered. The publication of previously barely known underground and émigré literary works presented an opportunity to reappraise "official" Soviet literature and re…
 
Victoria A. Malko's book The Ukrainian Intelligentsia and Genocide: The Struggle for History, Language, and Culture in the 1920s and 1930s (Lexington Books, 2021) focuses on the first group targeted in the genocide known as the Holodomor: Ukrainian intelligentsia, the "brain of the nation," using the words of Raphael Lemkin, who coined the term gen…
 
With Texas clinging to hopes of hosting an NCAA Regional entering next weekend’s regular-season Big 12 series finale against Kansas, D1Baseball.com managing editor Kendall Rogers assesses UT's status on this week’s On Second Thought podcast. The Horns are 35-17 overall but sit in sixth place at at 11-10 in the Big 12. They’re 18th in RPI and need t…
 
Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr, son of the Philippines’ former dictator, who was ousted in 1986, won a decisive victory in the presidential election on Monday 9 May, according to unofficial results. Emily Tamkin and Katie Stallard in Washington DC discuss what the Marcos dynasty’s return to power will mean for the country, as well as its relations …
 
The renowned satirist and broadcaster Armando Iannucci returns to the New Statesman Podcast to co-host five more special episodes. In these shows Iannucci, explores the parts of British public life that he believes are broken, and he will be joined by guests from both inside and outside Westminster to discuss how politics could be better. In this e…
 
Voters in many areas deserted the Conservatives in last week's local elections, yet this was not a comprehensive victory for Labour. Anoosh Chakelian is joined by the New Statesman’s polling expert Ben Walker and political reporter Freddie Hayward to discuss the headline results and whether Labour has achieved the sea change it needs ahead of the n…
 
Former House Speaker Tip O'Neill is often credited with the phrase "all politics is local," and it may be more relevant to this day and age than ever in recent memory. But to what extent has the COVID-19 pandemic made politics more local, and how can Americans work together to serve at local and state levels? A governmental affairs professional wit…
 
South Korea’s new president Yoon Suk-yeol takes office on Tuesday 10th May. Emily Tamkin speaks to Ramon Pacheco Pardo, a professor at Kings College London and author of Shrimp to Wale: South Korea from the Forgotten War to K-Pop, about the challenges facing this political outsider. They discuss relations with North Korea after Kim Jong Un conducte…
 
It launched with a promise to shake up the staid world of television news – to challenge broadcasting’s perceived liberal, left-wing bias. One year on, and faced with a new rival in TalkTV, how is GB News’s revolution going? Freelance writer Stuart McGurk spent several months reporting the inside story, as told by staffers past and present: those w…
 
Present-day relations between ‘the West’ and each of China, Russia and North Korea are often fractious to say the least, yet today’s global atmosphere of menace or crisis just as often has to do with history as it does with contemporary disagreements. All states of course seek ‘usable pasts’ which may or may not be in conflict with one another, but…
 
KTHO Broadcast Partner, Composer, Arranger, Multi-Instrumentalist, Producer, Publisher and Statesman, Leland Thomas Faegre appears with Brendan Trainor Wednesdays on KFOY, 1060 AM Reno from 11:00-12:00 Noon; streamed worldwide at amm.streamon.fm and seen live on our "Talking Truth To Power" Facebook page: www.facebook.com/groups/10930/ Brendan Trai…
 
As voting in the local elections begins, Anoosh Chakelian is joined by the New Statesman’s polling expert Ben Walker to discuss key councils to watch and predict the outcome. They talk about the driving forces behind people’s votes, from partygate and rising living costs to potholes, and what the political consequences of the results could be. Then…
 
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