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From The Newsroom
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news.com.au editors give you the headlines, rumours and insider opinion shaping the daily news.
 
This is a show where we listen to Joe Rogan and put our two cents in. This is not a joke! We play and pause his most interesting segments and give our own opinion with further research.
 
LRB-published writers read their own work, introduced by the editors of the London Review of Books. Recent podcasts have included Gillian Anderson reading Charlotte Brontë’s ‘Ingratitude’, Alan Bennett reading from his diary, Tariq Ali on his visit to North Korea and Jeremy Harding on migration. There’ll be something new every fortnight.
 
More than 50 commentators provide perspective and opinion about current events, topics of interest, and often showcase the work of writers and storytellers.
 
In-depth analysis and commentary on a variety of matters — political, economic, social, and cultural — important to progressive and radical thinking and activism. Against the Grain is co-produced and co-hosted by Sasha Lilley and C.S. Soong.
 
Readings of the Supreme Court slip opinion syllabi. With no personal commentary. Decisions of the Supreme Court in mostly non legal language. occasionally reading the full decision for bigger cases.
 
Welcome to the Political Bomb Show podcast. Exciting talk show that educates listeners while giving common sense opinion on politics, news, lifestyles, and funny song parodies. Some content may contain adult language.Donate to our show: https://www.patreon.com/politicalbombshow
 
Weekly podcasts from Science Magazine, the world's leading journal of original scientific research, global news, and commentary.
 
The creation and building of a self sustaining sacred sanctuary and community for the North American (NA) born indigenous Blk female who has never known what it is like to have our men protect us. We do however know what it's like to be abused, exploited, molested, abandoned and yes sadly, even killed by them. It is high time, we looked down upon but very much overly relied upon melanin rich sistuhs told our own stories of what our lives have truly been like living in NA with Black men of al ...
 
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Lush Left Podcast
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Biweekly interview show elevating conversations around political strategy & policy making on the left. Guests include thinkers like Matt Bruenig, Matt Stoller, Michelle Diggles, Laura Belin, Alex Lawson, Corey Pein, Jonathan Smucker, Gaius Publius, Sam Sacks, Murder Bryan, Nomiki Konst, Rich Jensen, Dr. Jim Zogby, Dr Djene Bajalan, Brandon Sutton, Nandini Balial, Ben Dixon, Mike Elk, Elizabeth Bruenig, Bill Corbett & Michael Brooks, Harvey J. Kaye, Jen Senko, Will Sommer of The Daily Beast, ...
 
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Suarane Podcast
Weekly
 
Suarane (Sua=Meet, Rane=Me| Suarane=The Voice) An Indonesian, currently living in Bangkok, Thailand. An audio storyteller. - Podcast seorang tukang cerita. Hadir dengan berbagai cerita mulai dari ocehan dan gerundelan pribadi, review podcast-podcast keren, podcast bareng anak, wawancara dan ngobrol dengan macam-macam orang dll. Subscribe di Soundcloud, Apple Podcast, Castbox, Podcast Addict, Tune in Radio, Google Podcast daan.. juga Spotify! | Web: http://suarane.org. | Kontak: suarane@gmail ...
 
A weekly discussion of all things Arsenal from the writers at DailyCannon.com
 
Movies! Television! Trivia! Aperture Hour is a weekly podcast where authors Tim Meyer and Chad Scanlon discuss films and television shows, fight quite often, and square off in movie trivia hosted by their more intelligent (and much better looking) co-host, Ashley Meyer. Plus, featuring the segments Quick Pix, Pete’s Peeves, Movies My Wife Hates, and much more!
 
All the podcasts from the Ricochet Audio Network in one place.
 
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Future//Perfect
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Gaming and music make life, perfect. This is our irreverent take on our culture. We bring an unfiltered opinion about the state of the music industry. Gaming is a part of our daily ritual and conversation is insightful dialogue by relatable people...with humor for good measure. Join Takz, Xanza and Byron the Poet in the genesis of our perfect future. Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/futureperfect/support
 
Open Paddock is the home of the RallyCast podcast. Our mix of opinion and news commentary covers the WRC, American Rally Association, Rally America, NASA Rally Sport, and Rallycross with regular special guests from all over the sport rallying. Come join the conversation.
 
Another journal entry in an ongoing series of sometime comedic reflections of life as recorded by Jan Landy for Jan Landy while mostly driving in my car from where I am to where I am going or wherever I happen to be when inspiration hits me to record another podcast. Always looking for #TheGoodNews These are my thoughts that I am documenting for myself so that if I ever find the time in the future to go back into the past to remember what I was thinking at the time, I will be able to listen ...
 
Join Lee, Darren, Jim and Elton as they waffle, wonder and jabber on about film, geek news, video games and any other tangential rubbish that springs to mind. Before reviewing a movie from yesteryear removing either the Rose-Tinted Specs or a Shit-Covered Goggles, to see if the film was really as good (or bad) as popular opinion would have you believe.
 
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The War Room
Weekly
 
"The War Room" is a highly acclaimed, roundtable format, sports talk radio show, dedicated to an unbiased, objective, though highly opinionated examination of the people, places, and things in the world of sports and beyond. Through candor, "TWR" aims to deliver personal perspective of weekly sports stories, with an emphasis on honest, sometimes politically incorrect opinion, brought to you with a ton of thought and lots of laughs. This is the type of social commentary you’re not used to hea ...
 
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iSeekGolf Podcast
Weekly
 
The iSeekGolf podcast is a weekly audio show which offers coverage and opinion on all aspects of the game with interesting insights, interviews and guests.From authors, journalists and commentators to players, administrators and the all-important every day golfer, the iSeekGolf podcast serves as the "director's commentary" on iSeekGolf's comprehensive coverage of the game.We’ll talk about the latest in tour news, golf books, travel destinations, equipment, instruction, course architecture an ...
 
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Combat Sports Talk
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A smart UFC podcast based out of Dallas, TX giving you a hilarious take on the latest news and headlines across the MMA landscape in under an hour.
 
Join Lee, Darren, Jim and Elton as they waffle, wonder and jabber on about film, geek news, video games and any other tangential rubbish that springs to mind. Before reviewing a movie from yesteryear removing either the Rose-Tinted Specs or a Shit-Covered Goggles, to see if the film was really as good (or bad) as popular opinion would have you believe.
 
Bringing you the mythologies of the world told in internal chronological order with a side helping of literature and culture
 
Two dudes, brews, and a film. Horror, action, and other cult movies.
 
The Quintessential New York Sports Talk radio show. DINO COSTA provides unique commentary and opinion on the New York sports landscape. A bold and irreverent show, DINO articulates his views with a candid and straight-forward style making his show a must-listen-to event each and every night. Impossible to ignore, DINO brings his unmistakable passion to the microphone with each show leaving a definite and permanent imprint on the minds of his listening audience with this one-of-a-kind New Yor ...
 
SCOTUScast is a project of the Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy Studies. This audio broadcast series provides expert commentary on U.S. Supreme Court cases as they are argued and issued. The Federalist Society takes no position on particular legal or public policy issues; all expressions of opinion are those of the speaker. We hope these broadcasts, like all of our programming, will serve to stimulate discussion and further exchange regarding important current legal issues. View ou ...
 
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1DimitriRadio
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1DimitriRadio "Morning Mayhem" show - simul-streamed on Facebook Live 9am ET - by Dimitri Vassilaros, The Lovable Libertarian™ It's a joyful juggernaut of wary whimsy, ill-timed insights, mirth and merriment. And alliteration.
 
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Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America briefly react to the news Martha McSally will be appointed to fill the Arizona Senate seat once held by John McCain until the next election. Then they welcome a New York judge lifting the ban on nunchucks in the state and offering a great defense for the right to keep and bear a ...…
 
Education in America has radically changed just in the 50 years, and with it has changed the way students learn about our past. Our colleague Rachel del Guidice sits down with Rick Graber of the Bradley Foundation, who's working to reform higher education and K-12 education in America. Plus: It's almost Christmas, and it's cold outside -- but i ...…
 
Nathan Bernard covers of the Alt-Right in a way that's hilarious and effective! He has been profiled in Rolling stone and more. We talk about Laura Loomer, Gavin McInnis and various figures of the far RW. Constantly tracking the likes of Mike Cernovich, Alex Jones, Baked Alaska, The Proud Boys and more are doing it with humor (and accuracy!), N ...…
 
A few years ago, I arrived at church on a December Sunday morning to find a substitute pastor who nervously smiled and introduced herself. She invited the kids to the front before sending them to church school, and as the regular copastors normally would, asked them a few seemingly softball questions.…
 
The "Badger State" became the battered state in Milwaukee Wisconsin where the UFC put on its final FOX event before moving to ESPN with a fight night featuring Kevin "The Motown Phenom"Lee and "Ragin'" Al Iaquinta. Get the full Milwaukee event results, Bellator 212 discussion, top MMA headlines and our in-depth discussion about when a referee h ...…
 
Tonight on the show Georgia Republicans blow off their voters, Obamacare ruled unconstitutional, the real story behind the girl who died crossing the border and the internet speeds up after net neutrality was scrapped. Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/erick-erickson-show/eers-1113-selling-o ...…
 
Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast for December 17, 2018 it's the Angry White Men edition of the show #204 with your bitter clinger White Hosts, radio guy Todd Feinburg and AI guy Mike Stopa (the handsome one). This week we ask: if the Dems are the party of inclusion, then why is it that the top three candidates for the Dem Pre ...…
 
David and Alexandra discuss the male Miss Universe contestant, the conflict between transgenderism and feminism, and then end with a discussion of the legality of the Trump hush money payments. You can access the full archive of Ordered Liberty at NationalReview.com/podcasts, where you can listen to four episodes per month for free, or get the ...…
 
Is golf really a case of mind over matter? Kind of, says former PGA Tour winner Richard Zokol who has spent the best part of 20 years studying the brain and mind and how it impacts golf performance. Richard joins the show, alongide special guest co-host Mike Clayton, to discuss that aspect of golf as well as course architecture and the state of ...…
 
Beneath all the noise, America had two great years under the GOP. Goodbye to all that! Plus some voices on the black left the right should start listening to. Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/andrew-klavan-show/here-come-the-democrats/. Podcast listeners: Now become a Ricochet member for on ...…
 
Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America welcome a federal judge's decision to strike down Obamacare now that Congress has repealed the individual mandate. They also cringe as President Trump's digs his legal holes deeper and deeper with more impulsive, ranting tweets. And they react to Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth War ...…
 
In many schools across the country, students are underperforming. But what can we do about it? In this episode of "The Report with Nat Malkus," on the AEI Education Podcast, host Nat Malkus discusses lessons learned from the Obama Administration's School Improvement Grants with Deven Carlson, and an effort to train school leaders to improve stu ...…
 
Today's podcast features an explanation of and peroration on the demise of the Weekly Standard, how the magazine fit into the world of conservative intellectual publishing both now and when it was created in 1995, and the evolution of magazines from keeping a long-armed distance from politics and parties to the present-day demand that they serv ...…
 
On today's show, we discuss the Conservative Book Club's top books of 2018 with Chris Malagisi, host of the Conservative Book Club Podcast. We'll hear his recommendations for last-minute Christmas gifts for your friends and family (see the full list below). We also take a look at "Top 5 Dumbest Liberal Books" of the year. Also on today's show: ...…
 
Nobody knows the future, but in times of uncertainty like these, what we don’t know feels like an expanding universe of dire possibilities.By pengisch@vpr.net (pengisch).
 
When we think of addressing societal problems like poverty and hunger, legislative solutions are usually discussed. But there are many groups working to deliver change, quickly and effectively - some even without political polarization.By jbillingsley@vpr.net (John Billingsley).
 
If the goal is a socially just food system, is it enough for consumers to vote with their forks, or for food activism to focus on urban areas and concerns? Laura-Anne Minkoff-Zern [1] says we need to shift the focus from consumer-led food initiatives to movements led by farmworkers and supported by consumers. She finds the activities of the Coa ...…
 
This week, an observation on Detroit gang using paintballs to solve their issues sparks an interesting topic of debate. Soulja Boy drops new knock off consoles, The Game Awards comes with a ton of announcements, Jacquees may be delusional about the "King of R&B" and more! Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/futureperfect/suppor ...…
 
We talk about moving and how stressful it is. We also discuss the top 15 actors who are successful at directing films. https://flipboard.com/
 
Brian Ward and Paul Happe are back with a very musical Christmas episode of the HWX podcast. Topics include: Discussion of the Christmas blockbuster film "Vice," along with spooky similarities to an earlier film about a different VPOTUS A Christmas carol that's becoming a new favorite Introduction of a new, certain to be recurring bit, "Who's S ...…
 
Each week, geek out with Victorino Matus, Jonathan V. Last, and Sonny Bunch for a podcast about movies and pop culture. The guys behind the Substandard are back and worse than ever. Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/sub-beacon/introducing-the-sub-beacon/. Podcast listeners: Now become a Rico ...…
 
This special doubleheader edition takes up the question of whether President Trump's hush money payments to his temporary girlfriends is indeed a campaign finance violation with campaign finance law expert and California Fair Political Practices Commission member Allison R. Hayward (and in case you're wondering, the answer is Yes). It's not so ...…
 
I had an amazing conversation with the producer of "Bundyville", Ryan Haas. Ryan and I discuss what it was like to produce the hugely successful podcast and experience learning the ideology of the Bundy family. We talk about the Far Right-wing/Patriot movement, the inner workings and motivation behind the 2014 Bundy standoff, Cliven Bundy's dec ...…
 
In this episode we chat with Texas Dave Carapetyan of Rally Ready Rally School. Dave’s not only a great rally driver and instructor, but also one of the most entertaining personalities in motorsports. It’s 2 hours of fun covering everything from his start dumping all his savings into a rally car at the age of 17, the trials and tribulations of ...…
 
Festivus rolls on with a look at the sequel to one of the best Christmas classics, The Santa Clause. Here, many years later, Tim Allen tries to rekindle the magic of his Scott Calvin/Santa Claus character by giving him yet another clause in the contract - he needs to find a wife by Christmas day, 8 years after he becomes Santa? We talk about th ...…
 
Veteran political strategist and commentator Mike Murphy assesses where the Republicans and the Democrats stand as we look toward 2020. What are President Trump's prospects for reelection? Where are the divisions in the Democratic Party, and which Democratic candidates might prevail in the primaries? And could there be a successful primary chal ...…
 
Sponsored by Boll & Branch, Hopsy, Mrs. Fields This week, the finer points of cast iron skillets, Yorkshire pudding, and oh, yes, the burgeoning French revolution, courtesy of Claire Berlinski in Paris, the state of Brexit with Toby Young in London, and the demise of the Weekly Standard in Washington D.C. with our hosts, who have been reading i ...…
 
Sponsored by Mrs. Fields Michael Cohen gets three years in the big house. House Democrats gear up for impeachment. Mike Pence just wants to go home. Jon and Stephen discuss the busy week in Trump World. The intro/outro song is "What Do I Get?" by The Buzzcocks (RIP, Pete Shelley). Jon's song of the week is "Stitches" by Chorusgirl, and Stephen' ...…
 
This week Kira takes the helm alone to discuss strategies for coping with family and guests through the holidays, Kevin Hart and the ridiculous culture of apologies and why we shouldn't be so quick to dismiss Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as an idiot. Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/smart-girl- ...…
 
Senior editor Mark Bauerlein chats with Richard Brookhiser about his new biography, "John Marshall: The Man Who Made the Supreme Court." Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/first-things/conversations-with-mark-bauerlein-the-man-who-made-the-supreme-court/. Podcast listeners: Now become a Ricoc ...…
 
Sponsored by Casper Jay is back. Mona and Jay lament the passing of the Weekly Standard, note the president's ISO for COS, ask about the wall, talk a little Russia, a little Flynn, and Cohen, and praise the free press and Hedy Lamarr. Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/need-to-know/jay-for-os ...…
 
Three-Star General Michael Flynn was shafted by dirty cops. Plus Jenna Ellis on the latest Supreme Court developments. Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/andrew-klavan-show/federal-bureau-of-entrapment/. Podcast listeners: Now become a Ricochet member for only $2.50 a month! Join and see what ...…
 
Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America are glad to see some liberals embracing the conclusion that the executive branch - and the presidency in particular - has accumulated far more power than our founders intended. They just wonder whether lefties will still have these concerns once one of their own is in the White ...…
 
One response to stepped-up surveillance is stepped-up effort to hide from it -- more laws regulating what people and governments are allowed to record, and more funds devoted to encryption and other privacy-protecting resources. But author and scientist David Brin says while this approach reflects the right instincts, it is insufficient. Especi ...…
 
Today on The Editors, Rich, Charlie, and Michael discuss the Cohen sentencing, Teresa May's political struggles, and the Paris protests. Editors' picks: • Rich: Bradley Smith on Cohen. • Charlie: Heather Wilhelm on children's sports. • MBD: Kyle Smith's blistering review of Aquaman. Light items: • Rich: The Grinch. • Charlie: Christmas trees. • ...…
 
On the latest episode of the Free Beacon podcast, the gang discusses White House staff shakeups, wonders who will be left standing on the Democratic side of the ticket in 2020, and discuss the life and times of Rolling Stones guitarist Keith "Richard." Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/washi ...…
 
Victor Davis Hanson takes a historical lens to Donald Trump's pledge to "Make America Great Again." Have such things been done in the past? Have certain gifted leaders been able to arrest and even reverse nations in seemingly inexorable decline? Professor Hanson discusses the small group of leaders he believes met that mandate, and explains wha ...…
 
Following an explosive report alleging anti-Semitism and curious financial decisions from the Women's March leadership, we break down what this means. Plus: Ginny Montalbano sits down with a female small business owner whose family lived under socialism in Cuba. We also cover these stories: -President Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen is head ...…
 
Richard Epstein considers a trio of European controversies -- the UK's struggle with Brexit, the fuel tax protests in France, and the backlash to immigration in Germany -- and analyzes what it means for the future of Europe. Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/the-libertarian/europe-in-turmoil ...…
 
On today's Daily Standard Podcast, Politico editor-in-chief joins John Harris host Charlie Sykes to discuss President Trump's recent Twitter breakdowns, the potential for a government shutdown, a 2018 year in review, and a preview of 2020. Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/daily-standard/bre ...…
 
This week on Problematic Women we cover drama going down inside the Women's March, is the feminist life making women miserable, Nancy Pelosi's coat--and, we finally decide--is Ted Cruz's beard HOT OR NOT? Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/problematic-women/the-womens-march-is-crumbling-in-on ...…
 
All we ever seem to listen, read, and watch are stories and commentary about the president. Are we truly addicted? Christmas songs, news commentary as well. https://flipboard.com/
 
Welcome my friends to the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast number 203 it is the Blood in the Water edition of the show with your feeding frenzy hosts radio guy Todd Feinburg and AI guy Mike Stopa. This week we focus, nay, we obsess, on the emerging picture of what makes Trump tick and how will he handle the ever-circling legacy media sharks ...…
 
Tonight on the show President Trump considers his options for a new Chief of Staff, Christmas layaways, the looming shutdown, criminal justice reform and Trump's inauguration is under investigation. Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/erick-erickson-show/eers-1112-newt-as-chief/. Podcast liste ...…
 
One of the most unique things about America is Hollywood. The movies made by American companies serve as the benchmark for entertainment all around the world, including China. But China is quickly becoming the largest entertainment market in the world, and doing business with them comes at a price. This week, we discuss the intersection of the ...…
 
What is a Crusonia plant? Where did prosperity come from? Can Jonah get a laconic libertarian to digress? Tyler Cowen, George Mason University economics professor and author of Stubborn Attachments, joins the Remnant to answer these and other questions. You can access the full archive of The Remnant at NationalReview.com/podcasts, where you can ...…
 
On this episode, Bill examined the legal and political attacks on President Trump with Andy McCarthy. He's a contributing editor at National Review, a Fox News contributor and a senior fellows at National Review Institute Also Conrad Black will joined the discussion Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com ...…
 
Join The War Room Generals for another 2 hours of great sports talk! The natives are getting restless in Philly and some are beginning to question Carson Wentz. Kevin Durant makes newsworthy comments for a second week in a row. The Chicago Bulls are dangerously close to a player mutiny. Steph Curry takes heat for doubting the moon landing ever ...…
 
Science is the study of the world around us, and is not - definitely not – the sole purview of scientists. Anyone can do science.By bsmith@vpr.net (Betty Smith).
 
Sponsored by Away Travel Melanie Notkin, founder of Savvy Auntie, the first community for cool aunts, great aunts, godmothers and all women who love kids (but might not have them) discusses her book Otherhood and women who are childless, not by choice, but by circumstance. She and Bridget cover the assumptions people make about childless women, ...…
 
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