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Season One of ‘The Presidents & Prime Ministers brought to life all 55 of Britain's Prime Ministers through interviews with the authors of all 55 essays in Iain Dale’s book The Prime Ministers: Three Hundred Years of History. From the obscure 18th-century figures like the Earl of Shelburne and Henry Pelham to 20th-century titans like Churchill and Thatcher, these podcasts provide a much-needed reminder about their motivations, failures and achievements. Season Two, commencing in November 202 ...
 
Who was the best Australian Prime Minister? Who was the worst Australian Prime Minister? Which Prime Minister couldn’t parallel park? These and even more thought-provoking and vital questions will be attempted to be answered by two brothers who sound alike and need a podcast to have a decent conversation. Join Chris and Mat on a journey to discover the legacies of the blokes (and shelia) who have shaped this country. Each episode, they tackle one Prime Minister and deep-dive into their achie ...
 
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The Journal.

The Wall Street Journal & Gimlet

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The most important stories, explained through the lens of business. A podcast about money, business and power. Hosted by Kate Linebaugh and Ryan Knutson. The Journal is a co-production from Gimlet Media and The Wall Street Journal.
 
Two men who’ve been at the heart of the political world - former Downing Street Director of Communications and Strategy Alastair Campbell and cabinet minister Rory Stewart - join forces from across the political divide. The Rest Is Politics lifts the lid on the secrets of Westminster, offering an insider’s view on politics at home and abroad, while bringing back the lost art of disagreeing agreeably. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
 
Emily Maitlis, Jon Sopel and Lewis Goodall – three of the UK’s top journalists – host a brand-new daily news podcast: The News Agents. They’re not just here to tell you what's happening, but why. Expect astute analysis and explanation of the day's news – and a healthy dose of scepticism and the ability to laugh at it all when needed! Episodes are available every weekday afternoon. The News Agents is a Global Player Original podcast and a Persephonica production. The News Agent podcast is bro ...
 
Trust in the media is at an all-time low. And there’s a reason—endless virtue signaling and manufactured outrage. Finally, there’s an alternative. Morning Wire is presented by Daily Wire Editor-in-Chief, John Bickley, and co-host Georgia Howe. Get daily coverage of the latest developments in politics, culture, education, sports, and more. Wake up with Morning Wire and get the facts first on the news you need to know.
 
History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet! Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Dan also covers some of the major anniversaries as they pass by and explores the deep history behind today's headlines - giving you the context to understand what is going on today. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
 
“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. On “Pod Save the World,” he and former deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes break down the latest developments and bring you behind the scenes with the people who were there. New episodes every Wednesday.
 
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Dan Pashman and Stitcher

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We obsess about food to learn more about people. The Sporkful isn't for foodies, it's for eaters. Hosted by Dan Pashman, who's also the inventor of the new pasta shape cascatelli. James Beard and Webby Award winner for Best Food Podcast. A Stitcher Production.
 
You can’t say anything any more - and here to prove it is Harriet Langley-Swindon, with a round of all the best bits of her weekly radio show on a national network that can’t be named for legal reasons. Absolutely Non-Censored [subs please check capitalisation and hyphen] from beginning to end, with all the rubbish edited out. Each week, Harriet will chat through the segments with producer Martin, and we’ll be getting a Hot & Spicy Take Of The Week from resident comedian Eshaan Akbar who was ...
 
Unrivalled analysis of the latest in UK politics, with Anoosh Chakelian, Andrew Marr and the New Statesman politics team. New episodes Tuesday and Friday. Send us a question on anything related to UK politics, in Westminster and beyond, by emailing podcasts@newstatesman.co.uk Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
 
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Japan's prime minister Fumio Kishida says his government will create a new national security strategy, including a pledge to spend more on defence capabilities. But what's his intention, and will it work? Join host Adrian Finighan. Guests: Seijiro Takeshita - Professor at the University of Shizuoka. Craig Mark - Professor at Kyoritsu Women's Univer…
 
For this month's second Britainology, Milo forces Nate (currently in Indiana taking care of his family, free from the United Kingdom for a brief moment) to VPN in and watch the first episode of the new Channel 4 reality TV show 'Make Me Prime Minister,' in which a brilliantly selected curation of idiots fight for the approval of noted war criminal …
 
In this bonus podcast clip, MSNBC’s Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber walks through the latest updates in the January 6 probe ahead of its next and possibly final hearing. Plus, a conversation with Former GOP Congressman and Jan. 6 committee insider Denver Riggleman about the possible involvement of all three branches of government in the insurr…
 
Keir Starmer has just made his bid to be the next UK prime minister - against a backdrop of severe economic chaos. It was a speech heavy on patriotism, green policy and the promise to fix Britain. And he even mentioned the B word - Brexit - looking to pull in leave voters lost to the Conservatives at the last election.It landed well in the hall (of…
 
First, United Kingdom Prime Minister Liz Truss sits down with Jake Tapper for her exclusive first US interview. Jake asks the new British leader about her view of the state of the “special relationship” between the UK and US, as well as how the West should respond to any escalation by Russian President Vladimir Putin in Ukraine. Jake also presses T…
 
It's hoped that the election in Bosnia would bridge deep ethnic divides in this Balkan country. But with it still bearing the scars of civil war in the 1990's, is change possible? And what role can outside powers play? Join host Hazem Sika. Guests: Hikmet Karcic - Academic and Author. Bodo Weber - Senior Associate at Democratization Policy Council.…
 
A senior Conservative MP has told The News Agents Liz Truss is facing a critical moment and may have just ten days to save her job. Party discipline appears to be crumbling before our eyes. Ministers are openly touting policies they favour or reject and some are even telling each other to quietly go away. There is a restlessness at the Conservative…
 
During the pandemic, wastewater monitoring became a valuable tool in spotting covid-19 infection waves and the arrival of new variants. But sewage surveillance can help track the spread of all kinds of diseases—and measure a population’s consumption of everything from vegetables to cocaine. The Economist’s Gilead Amit examines how spying on sewage …
 
EU Leaders have told the German Chancellor Olaf Scholz his $200 billion dollars energy support plan for businesses and households threatens European unity. We hear from Lundquist Neubauer from energy price comparison website, Verivox, who tells us how it's affecting customers, and Chief Economist at Germany's Berenberg Bank Holger Schmieding tells …
 
Suella Braverman joins Christopher Hope at the Conservative Party Conference, and causes a stir by accusing rebel colleagues of staging a coup against the 45p top rate of income tax. The Home Secretary stays on the fence on her party's latest row, whether benefits should rise in line with inflation next year, declares that she's proud of the Britis…
 
Ukrainian armed forces have made territorial gains in regions illegally annexed by Russia, in the south and the east of the country.Also in the programme: North Korea has fired a suspected missile over Japan and we hear from one of the winners of this year's Nobel Prize for Physics.(Picture: Ukrainian armoured units are advancing against the Russia…
 
Anoosh Chakelian is joined by Freddie Hayward, Rachel Wearmouth and Harry Lambert, who are reporting from the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham. They describe a sense of discord and dissent, with Liz Truss’s U-turn on abolishing the top rate of income tax damaging her credibility and emboldening Tory rebels. The team discuss the open spec…
 
Prime Minister Liz Truss has had a bruising first few weeks in office. Amid policy U-turns and plummeting poll numbers, her Tory party’s annual shindig is a venue for much soul-searching. Russia’s “partial mobilisation” is unlikely to help much on the battlefield—and is proving exceedingly unpopular at home. And the dangers of naming species after …
 
Kim Kardashian is still in the news after agreeing to pay the fine levelled against her by the SEC over a crypto ad. Jatendra Sehdev, who's the author of a book, The Kim Kardashian Principle tells us what he thinks about the issue.Why is the UN is telling the Federal Reserve to stop hiking interest rates? A question the BBC'S Jonathan Josephs finds…
 
The UK government reversed course on a tax cut, Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro defied expectations in the first round of election voting, and Credit Suisse is trying to reassure investors that rumours about its financial health are overblown. Plus, the FT’s James Kynge tells us how China’s property market crash is hurting local governments. Ment…
 
After plunging the pound with a disastrous mini budget, Downing Street has now reversed plans to scrap the 45pc top rate of tax. But the crisis has put the necks of the new Prime Minister Liz Truss and Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng on the line after just four weeks. Host: Fionnán Sheahan Guests; Donal O'Donovan and Enda Brady See omnystudio.com/listene…
 
Katie Phang hosts "The Beat" on Monday, October 3 and reports on Donald Trump writing Mitch McConnell has a "Death wish" because he negotiated a government funding deal with Democrats. Plus, the National Archives revealing some records from the Trump White House are still missing. Juanita Tolliver, Mark Leibovich, and Tim Snyder join.…
 
Dame Hilary Mantel died on 22 September 2022 at the age of 70. Her acclaimed Wolf Hall trilogy - which brought the life of Thomas Cromwell so vividly to life - has sold more than five million copies worldwide. She won the Booker Prize twice - for Wolf Hall and its sequel, Bring Up the Bodies. In this edition of Not Just the Tudors, Professor Suzann…
 
Cory Doctorow and Rebecca Giblin come on to discuss their new book “Chokepoint Capitalism,” which details how large companies have identified critical bottlenecks in the creative Labour process to suck the value and life out of them like vampires, and what can and has been done about it. Also, a startup! U.K. economic implosion to be discussed in t…
 
Kim Kardashian has agreed to pay a $1.26m (£1.12m) fine for advertising EthereumMax on her Instagram page. The US Securities and Exchange Commission said the reality TV star had received $250,000 for advertising the cryptocurrency, without disclosing she had been paid to do so.A UN report says the Federal Reserve and other central banks risk pushin…
 
Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro and his leftist rival Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Monday buckled up for four more weeks of intense campaigning, as the president's unexpectedly strong showing sets up a tight runoff vote on October 30th.Also in the programme: protests in Iran continue; and is France doing all it can to support Ukraine?(Picture: A man walks …
 
MoviePass took off like a rocket when it unveiled a $9.95 monthly service in 2017 that allowed customers to see a movie a day in theaters. But its crash was just as spectacular as its rise. Now, the service is coming back under new management. Mitch Lowe, the former CEO, talks about what went wrong. Further Reading: - It’s a Wrap: MoviePass Ends Th…
 
In early 1947, Harry Truman announced that the United States would give assistance to countries under threat from authoritarian forces. Later that year, George C. Marshall addressed Harvard University on the urgent need to help European recovery. In the year that followed the Marshall plan was enacted. Please join our panelists as they discuss the …
 
A villager’s campaign against corruption highlights the Chinese Communist Party’s weakening grip. As Xi Jinping stands on the brink of power, the emergence of a flamboyant rival deepens the crisis. Subscribe to The Economist with the best offer at economist.com/chinapod. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.…
 
Jacob Rees-Mogg has the dubious honour of joining Christopher Hope at the Conservative Party Conference in the wake of the government's 45p tax cut U-turn. The Business and Energy Secretary scoffs at the idea that the Chancellor should resign, has strong words about how he'll approach China in his new role and declares that he would be more than ha…
 
Somewhere between the hours of 10pm and midnight, on the opening day of the Conservative conference, a screeching U-turn was made. The Prime Minister, who’d insisted just yesterday her top rate tax cut was here to stay, decided… it wasn’t. By 7am this morning the whole policy had been ditched. Changes in unpopular policy can be a good thing. But if…
 
The pound rose against the dollar after the UK government announced it was scrapping plans to cut taxes for top earners, get the latest from London with Gemma Tetlow, an economist at the Institute for Government.Former OPEC official Jorge Leon discusses fears the group of oil producing countries could reduce supplies, leading to brent crude prices …
 
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