Best Politics podcasts we could find (Updated December 2018)
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Totes Faves
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Join us in the ultimate battle over what is the best in the worlds of pop culture, food, politics, animals, etc one topic at a time. Hosted by Brandon Werner, Deepu Murty and Zara Findlay-Shirras.
 
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Radio Atlantic
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A weekly show hosted by Jeffrey Goldberg (Editor-in-Chief, The Atlantic), Matt Thompson (Executive Editor, The Atlantic), and Alex Wagner (Co-host, CBS This Morning: Saturday; Contributing Editor, The Atlantic). We're living in historic times. Who better than a 160-year-old magazine to help you make sense of them? Each week, The Atlantic's top editors sit down with leading voices to explore what's happening in the world, how things became the way they are, and where they're going next.
 
Download This Show is your weekly access to the latest in social media, consumer electronics, digital politics, hacktivism and more. Presented by Marc Fennell for ABC Radio National. Published every Friday.
 
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UX Podcast
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Hosted by @axbom & @beantin, UX Podcast is for those who are passionate about balancing business, technology and people within the realm of digital media. Recorded twice monthly in Stockholm, Sweden.
 
Current Affairs goes behind the headlines in Malaysia to what is moving the news and why, with top academics, politicians, businesspeople and activists in the know. These socio-economic issues run the gamut, including press freedom, affirmative action policies, Islamisation, corruption, election reform, and political unrests. Past guests of Current Affairs include Khairy Jamaluddin, Shad Saleem Faruqi, Farish Noor, Uma Sambanthan and PG Lim. Any enquiries should be directed to morningrun@bfm.my.
 
RN Drive takes you behind the day’s headlines, with an engaging mix of current affairs, analysis, arts and culture from across Australia and around the world.
 
RN Breakfast is the program informed Australians wake up to. Start each day with comprehensive coverage and analysis of national and international events, and hear interviews with the people who matter today—along with those who'll be making news tomorrow.
 
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Waypoint Radio
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What's good, Internet? Join Waypoint's Austin Walker, Danielle Riendeau, Rob Zacny, and Patrick Klepek twice a week, as they break down the biggest stories in video games and unfairly compare everything to Dark Souls.
 
Informative, jargon-free stories about law reform, legal education, test cases, miscarriages of justice and legal culture. The Law Report makes the law accessible.
 
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With a focus on international politics and business, Geraldine Doogue talks to expert commentators about the things that matter to Australians.
 
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Well May We Say
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Join us each week as we discuss what's happening to our country and why...
 
With a focus on international politics and business, Geraldine Doogue talks to expert commentators about the things that matter to Australians.
 
Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz looks at the people and ideas that shape markets, investing and business.
 
Listen to the complete PBS NewsHour, specially formatted as a podcast. Published each night by 9 p.m., our full show includes every news segment, every interview, and every bit of analysis as our television broadcast. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our individual segments, Shields and Brooks, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app.
 
Editorials and commentaries from Bloomberg Opinion
 
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Inquiring Minds
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Each week Inquiring Minds brings you a new, in-depth exploration of the place where science, politics, and society collide. We’re committed to the idea that making an effort to understand the world around you though science and critical thinking can benefit everyone—and lead to better decisions. We endeavor to find out what’s true, what’s left to discover, and why it all matters with weekly coverage of the latest headlines and probing discussions with leading scientists and thinkers. Produce ...
 
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The Read
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Join bloggers Kid Fury and Crissle for their weekly podcast covering hip-hop and pop culture's most trying stars. Throwing shade and spilling tea with a flippant and humorous attitude, no star is safe from Fury and Crissle unless their name is Beyoncé. (Or Blue Ivy.)As transplants to New York City (Kid Fury from Miami and Crissle from Oklahoma City), The Read also serves as an on-air therapy session for two friends trying to adjust to life (and rats) in the big city.The Read is part of the L ...
 
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
 
The best Christian Sermons from around the globe! WCRN Christian Radio Network is under new management as of June 23rd 2018 so please forgive us as we post sermons from scratch. God Bless You!
 
More women in office? Yes, please! It's been a dark few years, but in this narrative-style show we're digging into stories of hope. We're talking about the record number of women running for office this November. Jenny Kaplan brings you candidates - plus experts and thought leaders to explain why there are so few women in office, what it would mean if there were more, and how Congress would change if it looked more like the people it represents. Wonder Media Network presents its very first s ...
 
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The Wilderness
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On Second Thought
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On Second Thought is a one hour, daily news talk show, airing at 9 a.m. ET weekdays on Georgia Public Broadcasting hosted by Virginia Prescott. Timely conversations about all topics relating to Georgia including politics, healthcare, education, music, literature and race. We bring you stories you won't hear elsewhere and voices that are often ignored. The show has a no-pundit policy because we're interested in information, not talking points. On Second Thought incorporates the comments and i ...
 
Behind the News with Doug Henwood
 
The "Raw Talk" With Ikey Raw podcast is hosted by Shock Jock Ikey Raw. He gives his uncensored thoughts & opinions, on various topics. From the world of Entertainment, Sports, Politics, Music, Law Enforcement ,Sex and The Black Community. If you're sensitive DON'T listen, if you're afraid to take responsibility DON'T listen
 
My new podcast 'Under The Skin' asks: what's beneath the surface - of people we admire, of the ideas that define our time, of the history we are told. Speaking with guests from the world of academia, popular culture and the arts, they'll help us to see the ulterior truth behind our constructed reality. And have a laugh.
 
The Ed Boston Podcast Network is a growing network of informative, inspiring and entertaining podcasts that cover a wide-range of topics.
 
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MAEKAN It Up
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MAEKAN's Weekly Podcast exploring the latest news in creative culture.
 
Every Thursday, a new episode of Living Planet brings you environment stories from around the world, digging deeper into topics that touch our lives every day. The prize-winning, weekly half-hour radio magazine and podcast is produced by Deutsche Welle, Germany's international broadcaster - visit dw.com/environment for more.
 
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The Tatiana Show!
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"The Tatiana Show" podcast talks about politics, activism, blockchain, music, and how to combine them all to help the world. Tatiana Moroz is a singer-songwriter, activist, entrepreneur, and public speaker with her own marketing company Crypto Media Hub. Co-host Joshua Scigala is the CEO of Vaultoro, a cutting edge exchange for Bitcoin and gold. They interview special guests to chat about all kinds of exciting topics from technology, the arts, and the Bitcoin revolution in a casual way that ...
 
Tommy Tucker takes on the days' breaking headlines, plus weather, sports, traffic and more
 
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RadioWest
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Conversations and stories that explore the way the world works. From KUER, NPR Utah hosted by Doug Fabrizio.
 
Radio Parallax* is a show covering topics in current events, politics, science, technology, history, satire, and whatever we damn well please. The show can be heard in the greater Davis/Sacramento area every Thursday evening from 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. PST on KDVS, 90.3 FM;
 
The latest feed from Tri-City Baptist Church on SermonAudio.com.
 
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Excuse My African
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"Life through the eyes of a misrepresented and misunderstood African Girl Abroad" - This is a weekly podcast hosted by Stella Damasus, an award winning Actress and Entrepreneur. Through this platform, she will share her experiences and challenges, as well as her thoughts on different topics; ranging from Politics to Religion, Sex, Business, Entertainment, Human Rights and everything about life as we know it. Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/excusemyafrican/support
 
George and Paul, a powerhouse pair who continue to lend their wit and wry humour to your weekend. Nothing is sacred as George and Paul take an ingenious look at the week that was and offer their unique take on the days to come.
 
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Point of Inquiry
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Launched in 2005, Point of Inquiry is the premier podcast of the Center for Inquiry. Point of Inquiry critically examines topics in science, religion, philosophy, and politics. Each episode takes on a specific issue and features lively discussion with leading scientists, researchers and writers. Point of Inquiry is produced at the Center for Inquiry in Amherst, N.Y.
 
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The Potter's Touch
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The Potter's Touch, a weekly program, with Bishop T.D. Jakes, tackles today's topics and confronts the hidden issues and invisible scars that go untreated. This broadcast carries healing and restoration into homes of hurting people, unearthing taboo topics and offering practical and spiritual solutions to life's toughest questions.
 
Each week, Melissa Kirsch & Alice Bradley of Lifehacker bring in all-star guests to tackle the stuff that matters—like how to be happy, how to buy a TV, how to be less bad with money and how to tell if you’re dating a psychopath. Look, you're doing great, but quite frankly we think you can be a little better. All your friends do too. It's time for The Upgrade.
 
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The Poz Button
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TD Jakes Podcast
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Insightful, relevant conversations between T. D. Jakes and guests spanning all sections of life.
 
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KPCC News
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The latest news stories from 89.3 KPCC, Southern California Public Radio.
 
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Switched On Pop
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Pop music surrounds us, but how often do we really listen to what we’re hearing? Switched on Pop is the podcast that pulls back the curtain on pop music. Each episode, join musicologist Nate Sloan and songwriter Charlie Harding as they reveal the secret formulas that make pop songs so infectious. By figuring out how pop hits work their magic, you’ll fall in love with songs you didn’t even know you liked.
 
Faith. Race. Politics. Education. Global Issues. No topic goes untouched when it comes to Pastor Lorenzo Neal. Lorenzo Neal is pastor of New Bethel AME Church of Jackson, MS. author, educator, and political commentator. Launched in June of 2010, Zera Today provides a fresh insight from the perspective of pastor and commentator. The show has played host to prominent guests in its short time and it is receiving good ratings from the online broadcasting community. Pastor Neal is also a highly s ...
 
Private investigator Joe Hagmann and former Hollywood insider and producer of The Hagmann Report Jon Robberson come together each day to bring a unique prospective to the news and current events that are important. Joe Hagmann has been the co-host of The Hagmann Report for the last six years with Doug Hagmann which can also be heard here on Blog talk radio. Please help fund the show by donating here - https://www.paypal.me/JoeHagmann Your support is appreciated more than we can say but Thank ...
 
Using his 30+ years of investigative experience, Doug Hagmann takes on the Deep State and those who facilitate the Progressive, Socialist Communist and Islamist agenda in a factual, take-no-prisoners approach. Hagmann has worked as an informational and operational asset for the FBI, the United States Department of Justice, the Pennsylvania and New York State Police and has handled thousands of civil and criminal cases ranging from fraud to homicide. This show exposes the larger agenda and ob ...
 
Rationally Speaking is the bi-weekly podcast of New York City Skeptics. Join host Julia Galef and guests as they explore the borderlands between reason and nonsense, likely from unlikely, and science from pseudoscience. Any topic is fair game as long as we can bring reason to bear upon it, with both a skeptical eye and a good dose of humor!We agree with the Marquis de Condorcet, who said that in an open society we ought to devote ourselves to "the tracking down of prejudices in the hiding pl ...
 
PNG PODCAST is a weekly podcast that revolves around gaming and nerd culture. Hosted by youtuber PNG Gamer we discuss gaming news and share memories of our gaming experiences.
 
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The Skepticrat
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Covering politics from the far center
 
POLITICO takes you behind the scenes with Washington's power players to uncover what's really driving politics and policy in the nation’s capital.
 
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Is Christ really in Christmas or is this as some say, a sacrilegious holiday? Where is Jesus in Christmas? Is he in Yuletide carols, Christmas trees or stockings? Where is Jesus? Where do you find the Jesus spoken of in the Holy Bible in any of the rites and rituals of Christmas? Is Jesus really the reason for the season? We air programs on Blo ...…
 
The Ombudsman Press Show: stimulating talk, live-callers, cutting edge interviews, in depth coverage of the most paramount topics in local, state and national news to keep we the taxpayers informed and in the know on the latest, hottest, and must know current events in politics, religion, headline news, and entertainment. With Host, Bishop L.J. ...…
 
Every December 25th the world celebrates the Birth of Jesus Christ. What if I told you that it was not the Birth of Jesus but many other Gods that he Bible told you not to worship. Join us as which reveal the Gods of Christmas
 
Richard E. Grant co-stars as the alcoholic sidekick to Melissa McCarthy in 'Can You Ever Forgive Me?', which tells the story of a broke writer who makes money by forging literary letters. Grant talks about growing up in Swaziland, witnessing his mother have an affair and narrowly escaping an attack by his own father. Book critic Maureen Corriga ...…
 
This week, Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison. President Trump threatened to shut down the government over border wall funding. Senate members voted to end U.S. military support for Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen. And British Prime Minister Theresa May survived an attempted ouster by her own party. Want to support 1A? Give to you ...…
 
"The Boss" spoke with Terry Gross at his New Jersey home studio in 2016, when his memoir came out, about masculinity, depression, and wishing he was his stage persona. His one-man show, 'Springsteen on Broadway,' will debut on Netflix Dec. 16. Also, Justin Chang reviews 'Moonlight' director Barry Jenkins' new film, 'If Beale Street Could Talk,' ...…
 
Freedom of the press. Reporters face jail, violence or worse — how can they be safe? And how can the truth get out? David Folkenflik speaks with journalists who have been in the arena, Jason Rezaian, Janine di Giovanni and Joel Simon.
 
Top Democrats go face-to-face with Trump. Prison time for Michael Cohen. Trump's border wall and U.S.-Mexico talks. Vivian Salama, Olivier Knox and Jack Beatty join David Folkenflik.
 
Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson and Peter O'Dowd discuss the week in politics with Jesse Holland of The Associated Press and NPR's Domenico Montanaro. Also, a new report from the Death Penalty Information Center shows executions and new death sentences remained near generational lows this year. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Dec. 14, 201 ...…
 
As the ravenmaster at the Tower of London, Christopher Skaife's job responsibilities include the care and feeding of a few birds - and holding together the United Kingdom.
 
A journalist covering an ongoing gender discrimination lawsuit launched against the Boston Symphony Orchestra by its principal flutist says the case could have broader implications for classical musicians.
 
As the UN talks on climate change are extended in Poland, Green Party leader Elizabeth May tells us that those expecting decisive action will be disappointed.
 
For our weekly wrap-up, we bring you the wit and wisdom of Chuck Woolery as he distills the latest news in short segments of sarcasm, as heard this week on radio stations across the country. This week: Streep, Behar, Milano; Stealth RINOs; Overpriced Science Experiments; and Clinton Tour.
 
Today's Rapid Response episode takes a look at three breaking stories related to the White House: (1) the recent ruling requiring Stormy Daniels to pay Trump's attorneys' fees; (2) the sentencing of Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen; and (3) most importantly, the plea deal signed by American Media, Inc. -- parent company to the National Enqu ...…
 
California’s Chief Justice leaves the Republican party, and Scott and Marisa discuss the deal that has Nancy Pelosi poised to recapture the Speaker’s gavel (0:40). Then, lobbyist Amy Brown discusses the ins and outs of the Third House, how she picks clients, childhood canvassing, and signing on to the We Said Enough letter calling out sexual mi ...…
 
Your Creator, sacred relationship, children, everyone & everything else in that order. Join us as we dive deeper into Sex in Marriage PART II: The bed is undefiled! How many orgasms is enough? How do we keep the spice in our sex life after work; after 5, 20 years; after kids? Who has the energy for sex 5+ times a week? Happy spouse, happy house ...…
 
Grant co-stars with Melissa McCarthy in 'Can You Ever Forgive Me?' about Lee Israel, a broke writer who makes money by forging literary letters by famous writers, with the help of her friend Jack. Grant is nominated for a SAG award and a Golden Globe for his performance. He talks with Terry Gross about growing up in Swaziland and witnessing his ...…
 
The city of Baraboo, Wisconsin made headlines after a photo went viral of high schoolers in front of the local courthouse giving a Nazi salute. A few weeks later, an anti-Semitic video and fliers surfaced. What responsibilities do high schools have to punish hate speech? And when should students be old enough to know better? Want to support 1A? ...…
 
"Every argument the Justice Department has made for putting Michael Cohen in jail applies to Donald Trump," Democratic U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff tells Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson of the sentencing of Trump's former personal lawyer. Also, Minnesota is considering new legislation that could restrict the skyrocketing price of insulin. We hear from one ...…
 
Students at Iowa's Grinnell College formed the only independent union of undergraduate student workers in the country back in 2016. Now, the college is attempting to limit who can join it. Also, looking for a gift for the chef on your list? Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst says this year was another great one for cookbooks. That and more, i ...…
 
Five years ago Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg told women to ‘lean in.’ Now, many women, including Michelle Obama, say it just doesn’t work. Katherine Goldstein, Kathleen Gerson and Anna Dapelo-Garcia join Meghna Chakrabarti.
 
Warming in Arctic raises fears of a "rapid unraveling" of the region. Reindeer numbers crash by half. We’ll confront the climate emergency in the Arctic. George Divoky and Karen Frey join Meghna Chakrabarti.
 
She-ra is Netflix new cartoon is a diverse, queer feminist re-envisioning of a cartoon from the 80s. It’s by showrunner Noelle Stevenson of Nimoa comics fame and we LOVE it. Joining Elana to talk about it are: Mey Rude is a queer, fat, trans Latina, a writer, a tastemaker and a lover of nerds. She lives in LA and you can find her writing at Aut ...…
 
As part of The Current's special edition on climate change, we talk to two experts about the level of commitment needed to tackle the problem - and why that action isn't taking place.
 
How do we build a consensus in order to move forward? We look at the deep divide in perspectives, and how to bridge them.
 
As industries change around plans to cut greenhouse emissions, will the "green jobs" that replace them match the pay and benefits of the fossil fuel sector?
 
What can environmentalists learn from the civil rights movement? We talk to Dr. Rev. Gerald Durley, a civil rights worker turned climate justice activist.
 
On today's *BONUS* episode, Harry takes a look at how the 2020 Presidential race is shaping up. via Knit
 
Chuck and Mark have plenty to talk about on today’s show and cover some of the recent key issues. They start off by discussing the recent claims from a college professor that God raped Mary. The guys look at the bigger picture of this ridiculous claim; they consider how the left attacks everything, including any traditions that do not help thei ...…
 
Live every Wednesday at 4:00 PM PT here on KRBN and now on Facebook live, it’s the Boze Noze Show with West Lane County Commissioner Jay Bozievich to talk about what’s happening in Lane County and in Oregon. You can join the conversion by calling 646-721-9887 and just press “1” to let the call screener know that you’re ready. Missed one of our ...…
 
A NAFTA replacement. Brexit. Tariffs. A trade war. China. Many of us are insulated from the direct impact of trade disruptions, so it's easy to lose sight of what's at stake. Today, we look at global trade through local eyes. Hear from miners in Northern Minnesota about what it feels like to live in a single-industry town, and how trade decisio ...…
 
Keri Blakinger is a criminal justice reporter for the 'Houston Chronicle,' but before she reported on prisons, she spent almost 2 years locked up on narcotics charges. Blakinger spoke with Terry Gross about surviving a suicide attempt, solitary confinement, and finishing her degree at Cornell before becoming a reporter. Her reporting has led to ...…
 
On today’s show, hosts April Glaser and Will Oremus discuss the latest round of “Tech CEO Goes to Washington.” On Tuesday morning, that CEO was Google’s Sundar Pichai, who appeared before the House Judiciary Committee and was asked about data privacy, location tracking, Google’s plans in China, and of course, Republicans’ favorite tech topic: c ...…
 
Sounding the alarm on index funds. How their runaway success has reshaped power and accountability in boardrooms and on Wall Street. John Coates, Todd Gormley and Michelle Singletary join Meghna Chakrabarti.
 
Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with British Member of Parliament David Lammy, who sees a second referendum as a solution to ongoing Brexit acrimony. Also, every week, Ellen Jovin sets up a table in the middle of Manhattan, dissecting grammar for people on the streets. And last year, a woman from El Salvador traveled to the U.S. border, seeki ...…
 
France rocked by violent demonstrations against a fuel tax hike and economic woes. Will President Macron’s promise of relief be enough? Melissa Bell, Laura Haim and Mark Vail join Meghna Chakrabarti.
 
The Los Angeles City Council has approved new rules for Airbnb rentals in the city. Also, in November, scientists and diplomats voted unanimously to redefine the kilogram: It will no longer be based on a physical piece of metal, but on a math problem. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Dec. 12, 2018 full broadcast.…
 
Using the Myers-Briggs personality test is a way to engineer a workforce while appearing to care about employees' self fulfillment, says Merve Emre, the author of The Personality Brokers: The Strange History of Myers-Briggs and the Birth of Personality Testing.
 
A former ambassador says that the arrest of a former Canadian diplomat in China is latest in string of crises that suggest China "evades its responsibilities."
 
Maria Ressa, named among Time Magazine's 'Person of the Year,' says the Philippines is a warning to the world about the power of social media to spread misinformation. She wants platforms like Facebook to take more responsibility.
 
Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg as hosts have everyone looking forward to the Golden Globes, while Kevin Hart’s Oscar hosting gig implodes after a series of unearthed homophobic tweets. Plus, Cardi B dumps Offset, Beyoncé performs at a wedding in India, and D’Arcy Carden (The Good Place) joins the panel! Show references: Hollywood Reporter: "Why Osc ...…
 
Many migrants from Central America have spoken up about violence in their home countries, but researchers say another factor may be driving them to the U.S.: the impacts of climate change. Also, we talk with jazz pianist Helen Sung about her latest album, "Sung with Words." That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's Dec. 11, 2018 full broadcast.…
 
Songwriter JD McPherson pledged he'd never do an album of Christmas songs — but we're so glad he's broken that promise. He and his band perform live in-studio from their album 'Socks,' and McPherson talks about his upbringing on a cattle farm in rural Oklahoma.
 
This week, the U.S. Postal Service will deliver nearly 200 million packages. It's an essential service — with some major challenges. Is today's post office sustainable? Would you miss it if it shrank or went away? And if it is worth saving, how should we save it? Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to our p ...…
 
We talk with the director of a new documentary about the life of Maria Callas, to this day one of the most electrifying singers in opera. Tom Volf, music historian Gregor Benko and Carmen Giannattasio join Jane Clayson.
 
The Wisconsin GOP’s lame-duck power grab — what the political slugfest means for democracy. Shawn Johnson and David Leonhardt join Jane Clayson.
 
Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with Arizona GOP Rep. Debbie Lesko as President Trump pushes to fund his promised border wall, amid a possible government shutdown. Also, in Robin Cook's new novel "Pandemic," the mysterious death of a woman on a New York subway opens a window into a lab that's pushing the boundaries of medical ethics. That and ...…
 
In a world of stuff, there's a movement that sells the idea of space as a path to happiness. But some critics see this lifestyle trend as self-centred, and say it includes its own kind of consumerism that only people with money can afford.
 
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