Best Political Conversations podcasts we could find (Updated May 2019)
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Profiles, storytelling and insightful conversations, hosted by David Remnick.
 
Engaging interviews and discussions of elections and the political issues of the day
 
A podcast for long distance besties everywhere. Co-hosted by BFFs Ann Friedman and Aminatou Sow. Produced by Gina Delvac. Brand new every Friday.
 
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The Forward
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The Forward Podcast with Lance Armstrong gives the audience a rare and revealing listen into Armstrong's conversations with an eclectic range of personalities—some well-known, others simply with intriguing stories to tell. Guests, which hail from the worlds of politics, entertainment, art, business, sport and beyond, have included Malcolm Gladwell, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Chris Evert and the Avett Brothers. The Forward often touches on the theme, or concept, from which the podcast’s name is dra ...
 
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Slate Daily Feed
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The Slate Daily feed includes new episodes from more than 30 shows in the Slate Podcast Network. You'll get thought provoking analysis, storytelling, and commentary on everything from news and politics to arts, culture, technology, and entertainment. Discover new shows you never knew you were missing.
 
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Citation Needed
Weekly
 
The podcast where we choose a subject, read a single article about it on Wikipedia, and pretend we’re experts. Because this is the internet, and that’s how it works now.
 
Happy Hour is a weekly podcast hosted by Sofia Stanley, Emile Ennis Jr. and Kennelia Stradwick, that serves listeners a taste of exactly what happens when a lawyer, a host and a comedian, walk into a cyber bar. Listen as they discuss, argue, dissect, analyze anything and everything including sex, religion and politricks. They rarely agree on anything, except that, sometimes the only thing that gets you through the week is, a shot of conversation. At Happy Hour you BYOB, but the tea is on us.
 
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The Rubin Report
Weekly
 
Care about free speech? Tired of political correctness? Join Dave Rubin for real conversations, real news, and one-on-one interviews with some of the most intriguing names in America today as they break down politics and current events.
 
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Party Politics
Weekly
 
A political podcast hosted by two political science professors, Brandon Rottinghaus from the University of Houston and Jay Aiyer from Texas Southern University. They’ll provide you with up-to-date politics and policy conversations for your next cocktail party and it’ll make you sound really smart!
 
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KERA's Think
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Think is a daily, topic-driven interview and call-in program hosted by Krys Boyd covering a wide variety of topics ranging from history, politics, current events, science, technology and emerging trends to food and wine, travel, adventure, and entertainment.
 
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Thinking Out Loud
Monthly
 
Carlos Candido is a singer, songwriter, poet & Instagram selfie whore. Looking at news, sports, music & politics through his crazy eyes. Sometimes well thought out and properly enunciated, while others, well... lets say, not so much. Rants without pants, mainly.
 
Scheer Intelligence features thoughtful and provocative conversations with "American Originals" -- people who, through a lifetime of engagement with political issues, offer unique and often surprising perspectives on the day's most important issues.
 
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Political Climate
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A bipartisan podcast on energy and environmental politics in America. Presented by the USC Schwarzenegger Institute and the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation. Political Climate goes beyond the echo chambers to bring you civil conversations, fierce debates and insider perspectives, with hosts and guests from across the political spectrum. Join Democrat and Republican energy experts Brandon Hurlbut and Shane Skelton, along with Greentech Media's Julia Pyper, as we explore how energy and environment ...
 
The Kojo Nnamdi Show is a daily talk show — a meeting space for curious Washingtonians to make sense of the communities where they live and work. We'll introduce you to the people shaping the present and future of the region, tap into fascinating local stories, explore overlooked local history, and meet up-and-coming talent from around the region.
 
Hosted by Ben Domenech, this is a daily podcast featuring engaging and in-depth conversations with journalists, scholars, authors, politicians, and thinkers of all stripes. Along with guest hosts Mollie Hemingway, David Harsanyi, and Mary Katharine Ham, Domenech delivers smart and compelling dialogues on politics, culture, religion, and entertainment every day of the week. Support the show by subscribing, rating, and writing a review!
 
Ken Rudin, an expert in American politics and campaign history, joins MPR News host Kerri Miller every week for a conversation about the latest on President Trump, Congress, and the American political scene.
 
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Nancy
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BFF Kathy Tu and Tobin Low are super queer, super fun and ready to take over your podcast feed. Join them for provocative stories and frank conversations about the LGBTQ experience today. Because everyone’s a little bit gay. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other podcasts including Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Snap Judgment, On the Media, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many others. © WNYC Studios
 
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Invisibilia
Monthly
 
Unseeable forces control human behavior and shape our ideas, beliefs, and assumptions. Invisibilia—Latin for invisible things—fuses narrative storytelling with science that will make you see your own life differently.
 
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JuRY
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Justin Robert Young is a man with a lot to say. If you don't listen to him, who will?
 
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ChinaEconTalk
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A weekly conversation exploring China's economy and tech scene. Guests include a wide range of policy analysts, business professionals, journalists, and academics. A SupChina production, hosted by Jordan Schneider.
 
We all have a cluttered desk. It’s a space that holds what we want to read, watch, and think about. Join the hosts of The Cluttered Desk Podcast—Colin Cox and Andrew Hicks—as they talk literature, film, comic books, politics, critical theory, theology, and anything else that might tickle their fancy. The Cluttered Desk Podcast is produced and recorded in Bristol, Virginia with music by Test Dream.
 
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Big Ideas - ABC RN
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Big Ideas brings you the best of talks, forums, debates, and festivals held in Australia and around the world, casting light on the major social, cultural, scientific and political issues
 
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Nancy
Weekly
 
BFF Kathy Tu and Tobin Low are super queer, super fun and ready to take over your podcast feed. Join them for provocative stories and frank conversations about the LGBTQ experience today. Because everyone’s a little bit gay. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other podcasts including Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Snap Judgment, On the Media, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many others. © WNYC Studios
 
In “The Remnant with Jonah Goldberg,” the National Review senior editor and AEI Fellow enlists a Cannonball Run style cast of stars, has-beens and never-weres to address the most pressing issues of the day and of all-time. Is Western Civilization doomed? Is nationalism the wave of the future? Is the Pope Catholic? Will they ever find a new place to put cheese on a pizza? Is Die Hard a Christmas movie? Who is hotter: Ginger or Mary-Ann? Was Plato really endorsing the Republic as the ideal sta ...
 
A podcast discussing, religion, politics, sexuality...from a liberal, ex-muslim perspective.
 
The show where negative online interactions become positive offline phone calls. Host Dylan Marron reaches out to people who have sent him negativity online and moderates calls between strangers who have gotten into it with each other. Sometimes awkward, often political, and always fascinating, Conversations with People Who Hate Me reminds us that there’s a human on the other side of the screen. Webby Winner, Best of 2018 (Apple Podcasts), “The Timeliest Podcast” (Fast Company), Podcast Pick ...
 
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Against the Grain
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National Journal Politics Editor Josh Kraushaar hosts the sharpest minds in Washington for no-BS conversations about what’s really happening inside the Beltway and on the campaign trail.
 
Globalisation Café is an occasional podcast series hosted by Dr. Philip Leech-Ngo. It is a show about the global issues that affect our everyday lives, marking a new platform for political junkies and newbies to engage with research, international affairs and politics. We feature conversations with some of the most interesting people in the political world; expert commentary on current affairs; and other stories that are relevant to the current affairs affecting Canadians. Because the politi ...
 
On the record – off the clock. Veteran Atlanta political reporter Denis O’Hayer hosts a conversation between strategists from the right and the left. Democratic strategist Tharon Johnson and Republican strategist Brian Robinson bring their personalities and passion to the table for an informed, respectful and lively discussion. They spar, they delve into topics others avoid, and they give credit where it’s due. It’s all steered by Denis O’Hayer, who has covered Georgia politics for close to ...
 
Get bonus content here! https://www.patreon.com/TheKatieHalperShow Please subscribe, rate and review us on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-katie-halper-show/id1020563127?mt=2 & support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/TheKatieHalperShow !! The Katie Halper Show takes a humorous look at the news, politics, pop culture, and the arts through news segments and conversations with writers, journalists, activists, artists and political comedians.
 
Capitol Conversations features Matthew Hawkins, Travis Wussow, and Steven Harris from the ERLC offices in Washington, DC.
 
Conversations with Bill Kristol features in-depth, thought-provoking discussions with leading figures in American public life.
 
“Pod Save America” cohost Tommy Vietor thought foreign policy was boring and complicated until he got the education of a lifetime working for President Obama’s National Security Council. His new show “Pod Save the World” will bring you behind the scenes into White House Situation Room meetings and secret negotiations through a series of conversations with people who were there.
 
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Surviving Society
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A political podcast from a sociological perspective. Three students fed up with the conversations that are happening in the mainstream media talk about the things that have made them angry. With Chantelle, Tissot and Saskia.Edited by George Ofori-Addo Theme music by Joey PenaliggonDesign by Evelyn Miller
 
Conversations with scholars on recent books in Political Theory and Social and Political Philosophy.Image: Jean Jacques Rousseau (1712–1778), After a model by Jean Antoine Houdon (French, Versailles 1741–1828 Paris), in the public domain courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
 
Take a step back from noisy political debates and tune in to rich conversations on India and the world. The Pragati Podcast is a weekly talkshow on public policy, economics and international relations. Science-geek-turned-policy-wonk Pavan Srinath talks to scholars and experts on everything from India's unique genetics to why China isn't really trying to take over the world. New episodes out every Thursday. The Pragati Podcast is the titular podcast of the online magazine Pragati, and has a ...
 
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Media Roots Radio
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Since 2010 Media Roots Radio has been a non-partisan, radical political podcast focusing on foreign policy, the police state and social issues hosted by former Breaking the Set (RT) host & journalist Abby Martin and co-hosted by her brother & filmmaker (A Very Heavy Agenda) Robbie Martin. Conversational, controversial and at times passionate and explicit, Media Roots stands apart from the majority of podcasts coming from a similar political pov. Patreon: www.patreon.com/mediarootsradio
 
A journey around the world through conversation. News reporting is heavily influenced by business & political models that capitalize on narratives of crisis, war, and disaster. As a result we get a distorted view of what life actually looks like for large segments of the planet, as we’re conditioned to accept stereotypes, political narratives, and judgements that have little basis in reality. Through open conversation and personal stories, Latitude Adjustment will highlight places & communit ...
 
Tyler Cowen engages today’s deepest thinkers in wide-ranging explorations of their work, the world, and everything in between. New conversations every other Wednesday. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.
 
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Pantsuit Politics
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A political podcast hosted by women from both sides of the aisle who refuse to see each other as the enemy. For anyone discouraged by our current political discourse, Sarah Stewart Holland and Beth Silvers bring a nuanced and grace-filled perspective to discussions about politics and news.
 
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Bored At Work
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The water-cooler conversation you can't have at work. Listen to the crew as they give you recommendations and go over news and pop culture.Battle along with us as we face-off against each other with a quiz. Topics include: TV, Movies, Music, Sports, U.S. / Local Louisville News, and everything in between. Articles, Quiz, Comments or Suggestions?E-Mail Us At BAWFeedback@gmail.comFacebook: http://www.facebook.com/BAWpodcastTwitter: @BAWFeedbackInstagram: BoredAtWorkPodcastWhere can you listen? ...
 
Diane Rehm’s weekly podcast features newsmakers, writers, artists and thinkers on the issues she cares about most: what’s going on in Washington, ideas that inform, and the latest on living well as we live longer.
 
Where Roger and Tom meet.
 
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Pod Save America
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Four former aides to President Obama — Jon Favreau, Dan Pfeiffer, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor — are joined by journalists, politicians, comedians, and activists for a freewheeling conversation about politics, the press and the challenges posed by the Trump presidency.
 
Our approach, through both humor and facts, is meant to disarm common controversies of today. We present to you Conversations and Meditations. A thought experiment to help explore ideas, worldviews, and emotions that make us human. Through this exploration we hope that you as a listener are able to solidify your convictions according to empirical evidence, logic, facts, and reason. Our goal is to focus on the facts, articulate what is meaningful, and to encourage you to seek truth and find w ...
 
Award-winning LBC presenter and best-selling author James O’Brien hosts a series of compelling conversations with fascinating people. These are revealing interviews with people who rarely give in-depth interviews, be it from politics, entertainment or news. Subscribe to get a new episode every Monday.
 
In these lively and unedited interviews, distinguished men and women from all over the world talk about their lives and their work. Interviews span the globe and include discussion of political, economic, military, legal, cultural, and social issues shaping our world.
 
Podcast by Toby Buckle
 
In “The Remnant with Jonah Goldberg,” the National Review senior editor and AEI Fellow enlists a Cannonball Run style cast of stars, has-beens and never-weres to address the most pressing issues of the day and of all-time. Is Western Civilization doomed? Is nationalism the wave of the future? Is the Pope Catholic? Will they ever find a new place to put cheese on a pizza? Is Die Hard a Christmas movie? Who is hotter: Ginger or Mary-Ann? Was Plato really endorsing the Republic as the ideal sta ...
 
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This week, Slate Money discusses Robert Smith’s major gift to the graduating class of Morehouse College, why office air conditioning might be a detriment to productivity and the debate around carbon offsets. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.…
 
In Australia, vegan and animal liberation activism has recently become intense and disruptive, invading farms, restaurants, and city centers. They’re doing everything from rescuing animals to blocking traffic, and occupying steakhouses. Some argue that these new activists are needlessly victimizing innocent farmers, business owners, and consume ...…
 
A swathe of draconian abortion laws have been passed by states around the country in the past few weeks, but Alabama outdid them all. Legislators there are clearly hoping Justice Kavanagh will nullify Roe v Wade with a stroke of a pen, but there are quite a few other factors at play here and this week Dahlia Lithwick is joined by just the right ...…
 
The Arctic is warming twice as fast as the rest of the planet, which comes with both opportunities and risks. Climate change is opening up new shipping routes and increasing access to fossil fuel reserves, while also threatening ecosystems and fueling geopolitical tensions. Are we approaching the end of the polar peace zone? Earlier this month, ...…
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to Buzzfeed senior investigative reporter Jason Leopold -- who with partner Anthony Cormier has broken several Trump stories -- about FOIAs, cultivating specific sources, media mistrust, insights into a checkered past, and of course, those Buzzfeed stories.By Slate Podcasts.
 
On The Gist, Theresa May’s resignation. In the interview, Dan Taberski’s latest podcast series Running From Cops digs into the long-running reality series Cops to understand what’s actually going on in those arrests on screen and how accurate the stories that we see are. He’s here to talk about why the show is so watchable, how the cops work wi ...…
 
Nearly 4 million married Americans live apart from their spouses. Joe Pinkser joins host Krys Boyd to talk about how technology enables people to feel close while physically apart – and to talk about how our thinking about long-distance relationships has evolved. His story“The New Long-Distance Relationship”appears in The Atlantic.…
 
This week on Spoiler Specials, Dana Stevens, Jeffrey Bloomer and Christina Cauterucci spoil Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut Booksmart. Does the movie push to teen comedy genre forward? Is the high school depicted in the film realistic? How accurate are the queer characters in the film? Listen to them discuss! Podcast production by Danielle Hew ...…
 
Montgomery County has a new budget, but lost its interim police chief. Metrorail is shutting down Alexandria’s Metrorail stops for the summer, but the city has a plan. And an environmentalist is trying to oust a Virginia House of Delegates incumbent.By The Kojo Nnamdi Show.
 
Late in the Civil War, the Union general William T. Sherman confiscated four hundred thousand acres of land from Confederate planters and ordered it redistributed, in forty-acre lots, to formerly enslaved people—a promise revoked by President Andrew Johnson almost as soon as it was made. More than a hundred and fifty years later, the debate on ...…
 
A look at what's behind the sudden strain in relations and why lawmakers can't agree on just how big of a threat Iran now poses to the U.S.By Diane Rehm.
 
In this episode of The Rubin Report Dave Rubin talks to Michael Malice (Author and Media Personality) about his book ‘The New Right: A Journey to the Fringe of American Politics’, troll communities, his views on anarchy, Trump, North Korea, and more.By Dave Rubin / Westwood One.
 
Kraig Lewis was living in Connecticut about to get his MBA when police showed up, took him away and indicted him and 119 other young black and latino men from the Bronx neighborhood he grew up in during what was hailed as the biggest gang raid in New York history. The problem was that most of the people arrested weren't even charged with being ...…
 
Is America going to war with Iran? What is John Bolton up to? What does Cyrus the Great have to do with it? AEI scholar Ken Pollack joins The Remnant to answer these and other questions. Show Notes: AEI page for Ken Pollack Ken Pollack on war with Iran Get NR Plus to listen to the Michael Rubin episode “This business will get out of control …” ...…
 
Is America going to war with Iran? What is John Bolton up to? What does Cyrus the Great have to do with it? AEI scholar Ken Pollack joins The Remnant to answer these and other questions. Show Notes: AEI page for Ken Pollack Ken Pollack on war with Iran Get NR Plus to listen to the Michael Rubin episode “This business will get out of control …” ...…
 
In the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, U.S. forces scoured Afghanistan for Taliban fighters. They weren’t expecting to find John Walker Lindh, a young man from California who had converted to Islam and moved abroad to study the Quran. Lindh was dubbed the “American Taliban,” but his case ended in a plea deal, leaving his treatment while in ...…
 
Futurists are not only white guys who give self-congratulatory TED talks. Everything from political appeals to Instagram ads are pitching us on a vision of the future. Rose Eveleth of Flash Forward expands our notion of what futurism can be, and how we can pry it away from arch capitalists and tech billionaires. Rose’s podcast Flash Forward is ...…
 
We're halfway through our annual Patreon drive! Visit our Patreon page to become part of the incredible community that supports our work and get access to exciting bonus content and perks. After two heavy episodes diving into the weeds of abortion law, we're lightening things up today. We share our great conversation with Willie Geist about jou ...…
 
The verdict is in and Hollywood has won the global war of cultural domination, according Professor Violaine Roussel, a French scholar who’s had unusual access to the California entertainment industry. In other words, American culture, packaged neatly in film and television for worldwide consumption, has cast a shadow over cultural products in m ...…
 
John Daniel Davidson, senior correspondent for The Federalist, joins Ben for an update on the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border and what Congress is trying to do about it. They discuss why immigration is an emotional topic for Americans and why there is no easy solution or policy fixes. They also talk through 2020 predictions and current frontru ...…
 
Erik struggles with seeing both sides of a simple issue. Reflecting on one week as parents of two and daily podcasters. Plus a double shot of emails!By Justin Robert Young.
 
Companion animals are caught in the crossfire of domestic violence. Should we view them as victims, in their own right?By ABC Radio National.
 
On The Gist, a look at the worst arguments in the debate over abortion. In the interview, After Parkland follows the lives of those affected by the Parkland shooting. That includes Tori Gonzalez, who lost her boyfriend, Joaquin Oliver, to the tragedy. Gonzalez is on The Gist alongside documentary filmmakers Emily Taguchi and Jake Lefferman to d ...…
 
In this episode, Virgil and his friend Matt delve into the concept of consciousness. This podcast will is about the origins, development, and future of consciousness. Throughout the podcast, we discuss consciousness and its connection to the world around us and the potential future of how we will alter our consciousness by directing our evoluti ...…
 
In this episode, Virgil goes over the concept of stress management and building resilience to stress in general. This podcast will define what stress is and distinguish the types of stress and the triggers that induce and exacerbate the problem. We also cover the cognitive, behavioral, and physical symptoms of stress in order to better identify ...…
 
The president “storms” out of another meeting with Democrats in the Oval Office. The House inches closer to an impeachment inquiry. And a new analysis of the 2018 midterms sheds light on the challenges up ahead in 2020. Then Rebecca Traister, author and writer at-large for New York Magazine and The Cut, joins Jon F. to talk about the recent wav ...…
 
Beginning in the late 19th Century, the cattle industry connected America with animals raised in the south and west being sent north to Chicago and eventually east to big cities for consumption. Notre Dame visiting professor Joshua Specht joins host Krys Boyd to recount the complex history – filled with exploitation and innovation – of the beef ...…
 
Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss Trump’s refusal to cooperate with Congress; whether Democratic presidential candidates should appear on Fox News; and the new book The Queen with Slate’s National Editor Josh Levin. Slate Plus members get bonus segments and ad-free podcast feeds. Sign up now. Topic ideas for next week? You ...…
 
Theater magic, starting with “Tootsie” composer David Yazbek and musical theater obsessive John McWhorter on the art and wonder of tongue-twisting patter songs. Kurt Andersen talks with performance artist Taylor Mac on writing the new Broadway play, "Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus." And the odd mixture of religious fervor, class concerns an ...…
 
The Revolutionary War serves as America’s origin story. And as such, our understanding of it and the nation it birthed deserves to be reconsidered regularly. Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Rick Atkinson joins host Krys Boyd to revisit the major players and the battles they fought from a 21stCentury perspective, which he writes about in“The Br ...…
 
On this week’s episode: Gabe and Carvell interview podcaster and author Theresa Thorn about her upcoming picture book, It Feels Good To Be Yourself: A Book about Gender Identity and answer a listener question about a narcissistic theatre teacher. And as usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. On Slate Plus, The ...…
 
Mixedness in Birmingham: Karis Campion joined us to discuss her PhD on mixed race identities which sort to situate place, space and time as integral to our analysis of mixedness in the U.K.Special thanks to Aaron Winter, Nasar Meer and the BSA for the support and funding that made our trip to Glasgow possible!…
 
A lawyer, a host, and a comedian mix a potent cocktail that will for sure have you talking. This episode they discuss the Robert F. Smiths generous donation to 2019 Morehouse College graduates, new abortion laws in the United States, and the Game of Thrones series finale. You have the choice to listen, you have to choice to form an opinion and ...…
 
What does domestic violence look like in the region — and what are the options for survivors?By The Kojo Nnamdi Show.
 
D.C.'s new Office of Nightlife and Culture is finding its identity as its first director navigates life in the city after dark.By The Kojo Nnamdi Show.
 
Former Republican congressman Tom Davis, one of Washington's leading political experts, looks into his crystal ball and makes predictions about the 2020 presidential campaign, the battle for the Senate and House, and the critical showdown for the Virginia state legislature.By National Journal.
 
We have the technology but do we have the ability to manage it? Governments are struggling to keep up with digital technology and artificial intelligence which is remaking the world in its own image. Without active public policy, will the technology work for all of us or just benefit the chosen few?By ABC Radio National.
 
We have the technology but do we have the ability to manage it? Governments are struggling to keep up with digital technology and artificial intelligence which is remaking the world in its own image. Without active public policy, will the technology work for all of us or just benefit the chosen few?By ABC Radio National.
 
Last week, Georgia joined the wave of states passing stringent anti-abortion laws in a bid to topple Roe v. Wade. One Democratic state senator says she hasn’t lost her resolve to fight for women’s bodily autonomy. Guest: Georgia state Sen. Jen Jordan, representing parts of Atlanta and its northwestern suburbs Podcast production by Mary Wilson, ...…
 
This week on The Waves, Christina, Marcia, and Nichole talk to Josh Levin about his new book and podcast The Queen. Then, the conversation around the treatment of pregnant athletes. Finally, the new Netflix movie Wine Country and how it fits in with a trend of “mom jeans movies”. In Slate Plus: Was the ending to Game of Thrones sexist? (BEWARE ...…
 
Yascha Mounk talks to the Berggruen Institute’s Nicholas Berggruen and Nathan Gardels, co-authors of “Renovating Democracy: Governing in the Age of Globalization and Digital Capitalism,” about how money influences government, Trump’s impact on democracy and capitalism, populism, owning robots, and ideas for what can be done.…
 
Companion animals are caught in the crossfire of domestic violence. Should we view them as victims, in their own right?By ABC Radio National.
 
On The Gist, Biden’s electability. In the interview, eight states have passed bills to limit abortion access so far this year. And while these may not end up surviving challenges in court (whether Supreme or lower), getting an abortion is already difficult for women in many parts of the country. Planned Parenthood president Leana Wen reminds us ...…
 
It's Election week in India, and as we wait to see who will form the next union government and who will become our prime minister, it's a great time to listen to the words of Dr Jayaprakash Narayan again. This is a rebroadcast of Episode 76 of the Pragati Podcast. ow should we think about India as a republic and as a democracy? What has India s ...…
 
This episode of Whistlestop travels to March 12, 2008 as President George W. Bush goes over the text of his speech to address the financial crisis in the housing market and Treasury Secretary Paulson makes a warning that becomes an unfortunately accurate prediction. Whistlestop is Slate’s podcast about presidential history. Hosted by Political ...…
 
Erik and Carolyn ask the only GOT questions that matter. How 10 PM naps are a normal part of parenthood. A crash course in surviving with 2 little ones and ...is Alexa sexist?By Justin Robert Young.
 
Last week, the Dallas Police Department executed a warrant at the Catholic Diocese of Dallas to search for documents tied to an investigation into child sex abuse. As similar cases and alleged cover-ups across the world continue to haunt the Catholic Church, James Carroll joins host Krys Boyd to argue that the church’s clerical hierarchy is to ...…
 
One reason it’s so hard to change anything in society is that there are always people who feel they have something to lose. Princeton sociology professor Paul Starr joins host Krys Boyd to talk about how concentrated wealth is often at the root of societal stagnation, which he writes about in “Entrenchment: Wealth, Power, and the Constitution o ...…
 
This week, ChinaEconTalk launches its “Future of U.S.-China Economic Relations” miniseries with an interview featuring Melanie Hart, a senior fellow and the director of China Policy at the Center for American Progress. At the Center, Melanie specializes in U.S.-China foreign policy and explores new opportunities for bilateral cooperation on top ...…
 
Have you ever watched a humanitarian crisis unfolding on the news and witnessed the subsequent failure of leaders to lead, and thought to yourself, "I wish I could get some friends together and just do something to make this better?" That's what Milena and a few of her friends in Croatia did when the largest refugee crisis to hit Europe since W ...…
 
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