Best US Government podcasts we could find (Updated March 2019)
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Featuring interviews with GAO officials on significant issues and new reports, the Watchdog Report is recorded, hosted, and produced by GAO staff.
 
GovLove is a podcast about the people, policies and profession of local government. From Mayors and City Managers to interns and everyone in between, we interview the people making a difference in their communities to learn about the great work being done at the local level. GovLove is brought to you by Engaging Local Government Leaders (ELGL).
 
THE podcast for those who want to learn about the government market from the contracting officer's perspective. Kevin Jans and Paul Schauer, both former federal contracting officers, explain the rules, processes and the "why" behind government contracts. They know because they've done it.
 
Democracy Now! is an independent daily TV & radio news program, hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. We provide daily global news headlines, in-depth interviews and investigative reports without any advertisements or government funding. Our programming shines a spotlight on corporate and government abuses of power and lifts up the stories of ordinary people working to make change in extraordinary times. Democracy Now! is live weekdays at 8am ET and available 24/ ...
 
'The HotSeat' is the LSE Department of Government's video and podcast series which asks leading LSE experts important questions on the key issues in politics and government. To find out more visit - http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/government/hotseat/
 
Join former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara for a podcast about justice and fairness.
 
Democracy Now! is an independent daily TV & radio news program, hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. We provide daily global news headlines, in-depth interviews and investigative reports without any advertisements or government funding. Our programming shines a spotlight on corporate and government abuses of power and lifts up the stories of ordinary people working to make change in extraordinary times. Democracy Now! is live weekdays at 8am ET and available 24/ ...
 
The Articles of Confederation: On November 15th, 1777 The Articles of Confederation became the first constitution of the United States, though not yet ratified by the thirteen original colonies. Ratification of the Articles took place almost three and a half years later on March 1st, 1781. The purpose of the articles was to create a confederation of sovereign states with a weak central government; thus allowing state governments to wield most of the power. It wasn’t long before the need for ...
 
It took almost six months, but Germany now finally has a stable government. Who's in? Who's out? And what does it mean for the rest of the world? Find out, and get all the latest political gossip from Berlin at DW's Stammtisch.
 
A weekly preview of world events in the week ahead from the Council on Foreign Relations.
 
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We Are Libertarians helps you sound smarter while talking to your friends. Our goal is to help you understand national and local government as well as politics and policies from an independent point of view. We examine current events from a libertarian perspective while treating modern politics with all of the irreverence it deserves. We toss out the screaming heads, put people before political parties, and give context to the news to make you think. Our host is Chris Spangle, a fifteen year ...
 
Food production is a curious business. It seems so straightforward, and yet it is so nuanced, layered, complex, and political. What Doesn’t Kill You; Food Industry Insights endeavors to identify and explain some of the key issues in our food system through interviews with journalists, authors, scientists, activists, and industry experts. Water rights, meat and agricultural production, food waste, labor issues, and new technologies are just some of the topics explored so we can better underst ...
 
DARPA’s podcast series, "Voices from DARPA," offers a revealing and informative window on the minds of the Agency's program managers. In each episode, a program manager from one of DARPA’s six technical offices—Biological Technologies, Defense Sciences, Information Innovation, Microsystems Technology, Strategic Technology, and Tactical Technology—will discuss in informal and personal terms why they are at DARPA and what they are up to. The goal of "Voices from DARPA" is to share with listene ...
 
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Congressional Dish
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A podcast highlighting corporate influence on the bills passed by Congress. www.congressionaldish.com Follow @JenBriney on Twitter
 
Don't have time for a full news hour? Listen to the PBS NewsHour, segment by segment. Our full coverage of politics, science, arts, health, national and international news is included in this feed in easy-to-digest 5 to 10 minute segments. Segments are published each night by 9 p.m. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full show, Shields and Brooks, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app.
 
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Reason Podcast
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Founded in 1968, Reason is the planet's leading source of news, politics, and culture from a libertarian perspective. Hosted by Nick Gillespie, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Matt Welch, and other Reason journalists, our podcast explores "free minds and free markets." It features provocative, in-depth interviews with authors, comedians, filmmakers, musicians, economists, scientists, business leaders, and elected officials. Keep up to date on the latest happenings in our increasingly libertarian world ...
 
The logic of personal, philosophical and political freedom
 
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Hard Factor
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A quick 15ish minute daily news suppository for people who think cable anchors don't scream at each other enough. Designed to give you just enough information to make you sound knowledgeable at the water cooler, but not knowledgeable enough to put you on a government no-fly list.
 
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 ...
 
From UFOs to psychic powers and government conspiracies, history is riddled with unexplained events. You can turn back now or learn the Stuff They Don't Want You To Know, an audio podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.
 
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Today, Explained
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News comes at you fast. Join us at the end of your day to understand it. Monday to Friday. All killer, no filler. Hosted by Sean Rameswaram. Featuring the finest explainers from Vox and more. Produced by Vox and Stitcher, and part of the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
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5 on 45
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5 on 45 presents you with real-time commentary and analysis from experts at Brookings about the 45th POTUS, his administration, and Congress.
 
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CANADALAND
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Media criticism.
 
The Uncertain Hour dives in to one controversial topic each season to bust long-standing myths and find the origin stories of the world we live in. Because the things we fight the most about are the things we know the least about. Listen and subscribe on your favorite podcast app.
 
The official podcast for Judicial Watch--a conservative, non-partisan educational foundation promoting transparency, accountability and integrity in government, politics and the law. Through our educational endeavors, we advocate high standards of ethics and morality in our nation’s public life and seeks to ensure that political and judicial officials do not abuse the powers entrusted to them by the American people. Judicial Watch fulfills its educational mission through litigation, investig ...
 
Rachel Maddow works with unmatched rigor and resolve to explain our complex world and deliver news in a way that's illuminating and dynamic, connecting the dots to make sense of complex issues. Join her every weeknight as she provides in-depth reporting to illuminate the current state of political affairs and reveals the importance of transparency and accountability from our leaders.
 
Hosted by Ben Domenech, The Federalist Radio Hour 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!
 
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Freethought Radio
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A weekly show by the Freedom From Religion Foundation. Slightly irreverent views, news, music and interviews.
 
Survive and thrive in today's economy! With over 1,100 episodes in this Monday-Friday podcast, business and investment guru Jason Hartman interviews top-tier guests, bestselling authors and financial experts including; Steve Forbes (Freedom Manifesto), Tomas Sowell (Housing Boom and Bust), Noam Chomsky (Manufacturing Consent), Jenny Craig (Health & Fitness CEO), Jim Cramer (Mad Money), Harvey Mackay (Swim With The Sharks & Get Your Foot in the Door), Todd Akin (Former US Congressman), Willia ...
 
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Vox's The Weeds
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In politics, you’re often told not to get lost in the weeds. But we love the weeds! That’s where politics becomes policy – the stuff that shapes our lives. Every Tuesday and Friday, Matthew Yglesias is joined by Ezra Klein, Sarah Kliff, Dara Lind, Jane Coaston and other Vox voices to dig into the weeds on important national issues, including healthcare, immigration, housing, and everything else that matters. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
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The Moggcast
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A fortnightly look at the latest political news with Jacob Rees-Mogg. Brought to you by ConservativeHome.com
 
You loved her hugely successful radio show and now you can join Laura Ingraham three days a week as she covers politics, pop culture and media bias. And don't worry--as always, she'll still bring you hard-hitting guests and take your calls.
 
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Vox's Worldly
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We live in a confusing time, bombarded every day with news from around the world that can be hard to follow, or fully understand. Let Worldly be your guide. Every Thursday, senior writer Zack Beauchamp, senior foreign editor Jennifer Williams, and staff defense writer Alex Ward give you the history and context you need to make sense of the moment and navigate the world around you. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
Drawing upon his experience as a former chief of staff on the Senate Finance Committee and as an Emmy-winning executive producer and writer of ‘The West Wing,’ Lawrence O’Donnell examines the compelling and impactful political stories of the day. Join him every weeknight.
 
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Political Gabfest
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Voted “Favorite Political Podcast” by Apple Podcasts listeners. Stephen Colbert says "Everybody should listen to the Slate Political Gabfest." The Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz, is the kind of informal and irreverent discussion Washington journalists have after hours over drinks.
 
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UN News
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Global perspective, human stories
 
The Serial Killer Podcast (TSK) is the podcast dedicated to exploring the serial killer phenomenon. Who the killers were, what they did and how. The show makes a significant effort into exploring the serial killers' background, especially their childhood and youth. It goes into detail in the killers' development, and describes the murders in graphic detail to give the listener a truthful understanding of who these killers really were and the extent of their criminal behavior. The show is pro ...
 
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Court Junkie
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Imagine being wrongfully convicted for a crime you didn’t commit, or imagine your child’s killer is still on the loose even though there’s enough evidence for an arrest. I want to help shine light on the injustices of our judicial system. I delve into court documents, attend trials, and interview those close to the case to help me tell their stories.
 
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Party Politics
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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!
 
State of Belief is a weekly radio show that explores the intersection of religion with politics, culture, media, and activism, and promotes diverse religious voices in a religiously pluralistic world.
 
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Quorum Call
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No one knows Capitol Hill and the corridors of Washington power like National Journal, and now NJ brings you Quorum Call—a weekly podcast on Congress, policy, and politics. Hosted by National Journal's veteran reporting team, new episodes of Quorum Call will be available every Monday.
 
Hosted by Dan Runde, William A. Schreyer Chair and Director, Project on Prosperity and Development, Building the Future explores topics at the intersection of global development, foreign policy, and national security. In each episode, Dan sits down for a discussion with a leading expert from government, the private sector, and international organizations to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the world today.
 
The Cato Daily Podcast allows Cato Institute scholars and other commenters to discuss relevant news and libertarian thought in a conversational, informal manner. Hosted by Caleb O. Brown.
 
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UNICEF Podcast
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A new global radio service from UNICEF focusing on the health, education, equality and protection of children. Hosted by Blue Chevigny with UNICEF correspondents from around the globe.
 
Economic Update is a weekly nationally syndicated radio program produced by Democracy at Work and hosted by Richard D. Wolff. The program explores complex economic issues and empowers listeners with information to analyze their own financial situation as well as the economy at large. By focusing on the economic dimensions of everyday life - wages, jobs, taxes, debts, and profits - the program explores alternative ways to organize markets and government policies.
 
Plato's Republic is a Socratic dialogue which deals mainly with the definition of justice, the characteristics of a just city state and the just man. Although it was written more than two thousand years ago, many of the ideas and thoughts expounded here are still very much relevant to modern society. This is Plato's best known work and is also considered his most influential especially when it comes to the fields of philosophy and political theory. The Republic is divided into ten books and ...
 
Join us as we take a fun and informative look at the history of Presidential elections in the United States of America as well as all sorts of topics directly related to how our government and elections work!We also delve into the reasons and policies (Constitutional or otherwise) behind exactly what makes the highest offices in the land tick.
 
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This Is Hell!
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Long-form interviews with writers, thinkers and workers from around the world and across the spectrum of experience.
 
REMAINIACS is a no flim flam Brexit podcast for everyone who knows that leaving the EU won't be un morceau de gateau. We're not sick of experts and we won't shut up and get over it. Presented by Dorian Lynskey of The Guardian with Ian Dunt of politics.co.uk, Naomi Smith of Best For Britain (personal capacity only!), Ros Taylor of the LSE (personal capacity only, again) and scores of special guests. Follow us on Twitter at @RemainiacsCast (https://twitter.com/RemainiacsCast)!Support us on Pat ...
 
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Preet was interviewed about his new book “Doing Justice” by CBS This Morning’s Bianna Golodryga at a live taping of Stay Tuned at NYU’s Skirball Center. Taped on 3/19/19 REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS The Q&A An article from the NYT, “Will We Ever See Mueller’s Report on Trump? Maybe,” plus an article from NBC News reporting on Trump’s com ...…
 
Democracy Now! 2019-03-21 Thursday Headlines for March 21, 2019 The Hidden U.S. Air War in Somalia: Amnesty Accuses U.S. of Possible War Crimes for Civilian Deaths Anti-Government Protests Continue in Haiti; New Details Emerge About Role of U.S. Mercenaries Kushner, Inc.: Vicky Ward on How Jared and Ivanka's Greed & Ambition Compromise U.S. For ...…
 
Democracy Now! 2019-03-21 Thursday Headlines for March 21, 2019 The Hidden U.S. Air War in Somalia: Amnesty Accuses U.S. of Possible War Crimes for Civilian Deaths Anti-Government Protests Continue in Haiti; New Details Emerge About Role of U.S. Mercenaries Kushner, Inc.: Vicky Ward on How Jared and Ivanka's Greed & Ambition Compromise U.S. For ...…
 
Authorities seized 1,000 lbs of cocaine at a port in Philadelphia and coke heads in Philly are probably not happy about it. The combined street value of the bust was 18 million dollars, but was not nearly the biggest bust in our great countries history. In 1989 a warehouse in CA was busted with 21 tons of cocaine inside, at the time it had a st ...…
 
9:00 Trump disregard for congressional oversight untenable in America 9:28 Russian denies Flynn meeting suggested in court documents 9:43 New reporting bolsters case Epstein prosecutors misled judge 9:55 Booker, Buttigieg, Beto, Bernie,... Biden? Bennet? 9:59 Weissmann makes sartorial statement as he exits Mueller team Learn more about your ad ...…
 
Andrew Scheer’s first statement about the terrorist attack by a white supremacist in New Zealand failed to mention a few things... like Muslims and white supremacy. Also, the federal budget was announced and so were the details of that controversial media bailout.
 
Tonight on The Last Word: At a factory in Ohio Trump launched into an attack on John McCain. Earlier Trump falsely claimed that because he was elected to the presidency, Mueller shouldn't be allowed to investigate him. Julian Castro joins The Last Word to discuss Ben Carson's HUD and his run for president. We examine the Trump administration’s ...…
 
Live from Santiago, organizer Bree Busk explores the possibilities of Chile's transversal feminist wave. Bree wrote the articles "Chile’s feminist movement is here to stay" and "Chile’s feminists inspire a new era of social struggle" for ROAR Magazine. / In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen punches the face of the god of Lies.…
 
The catastrophe is still growing for hundreds of thousands of people across southern Africa. The death toll from last week’s tropical cyclone has topped 300 in Mozambique and two neighboring countries, where floodwaters have stranded some survivors in trees and on rooftops. Survivors are facing hunger, disease and more potential flooding. Nick ...…
 
In our news wrap Wednesday, funerals began in New Zealand for victims of the Christchurch mosque shootings that killed 50 people. Hundreds gathered to pray before carrying coffins to burial sites, as the prime minister vowed to tighten gun laws. Also, emergency officials in the U.S. Midwest warn that massive, destructive floods aren’t yet over, ...…
 
For some of the many mothers who experience postpartum depression, therapy and standard antidepressants can alleviate symptoms. But for others, those treatments are slow to provide relief. Now the FDA has approved the first drug specifically intended to treat the illness. Amna Nawaz talks to Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody, director of the Universit ...…
 
President Trump often expresses disdain for law enforcement agencies investigating him. The Southern District of New York has attracted particular ire, with Trump firing the U.S. attorney heading it in 2017. Judy Woodruff talks to that U.S. attorney, Preet Bharara, about his new book, “Doing Justice,” how the justice system was intended to work ...…
 
Curtis Flowers has been tried six times for the murder of four people killed in a Mississippi furniture store in 1996. The case is the subject of the second season American Public Media’s “In the Dark” podcast. Now the Supreme Court is considering whether the district attorney prosecuting Flowers illegally made juror selections based on race. W ...…
 
Eastern parts of Democratic Republic of Congo are suffering from the second-worst outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in history, with more than 500 dead so far. Neighboring Uganda is watching with concern as the crisis unfolds, wary of allowing Ebola to spread to its people. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on measures Uganda is ...…
 
More than a dozen candidates are running for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020. Among them is Gov. Jay Inslee of Washington state, who has made addressing climate change the cornerstone of his campaign platform. He sits down with Judy Woodruff to discuss his plan for creating a “clean energy economy,” the value of executive experie ...…
 
Amid the roiling national debate about immigration and a border wall, construction crews in El Paso, Texas, are busy replacing 20 miles of wire mesh fencing with a bollard-style structure. Border Patrol says this kind of barrier is crucial for preventing people from crossing the border illegally. Special correspondent Angela Kocherga talks to E ...…
 
Jason Hartman starts the show talking to in-house economist Thomas about the things that impact your mortgage payment when you first get your loan. Some of them are pretty obvious, but there are several things that stand out as uncommon. Then Jason talks with Raghuram Rajan, former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India and former Chief Economis ...…
 
With Brexit literally hours away, we convene Leaver-turned-Article-50-Revoker ROLAND SMITH and law and policy expert DAVID ALLEN GREEN to stare into the abyss. How did we get here? What could happen next? Has May engineered a Hobson’s Choice between her Bad Deal and No Deal? And what happens if nothing happens? PLUS May blames Parliament for he ...…
 
Today the Supreme Court hears oral arguments about Curtis Flowers, who has been tried six times for the same crime: a quadruple homicide at a furniture store in Mississippi. Madeleine Baran, host of the “In the Dark” podcast, explains how this case represents a fundamental problem with jury selection in the United States. (Transcript here.)…
 
There are tens of thousands of mental health mobile apps, with new ones coming and going every day. Miami University researchers looked at studies about those apps - and hundreds of apps themselves - to learn whether they're helping or hurting people.By tweingartner@wvxu.org (Tana Weingartner).
 
UN ramps up humanitarian response to Cyclone Idai UN court increases Karadžić sentence to life imprisonment South-South cooperation key to fight against global warming: UN chief
 
Kentucky health officials announced a handful of pilot programs Wednesday to address and eliminate an increasing number of HIV cases among drug users in the state.By athompson@wvxu.org (Ann Thompson).
 
If you met a person from the year 1019, they would be, in many ways, much like you. But what if you met a person from 3019? How different will human beings be one thousand years from today? Will humanity as we understand still be around? Join the guys with special guests John Goforth and Brent Hand, hosts of Hysteria 51, as they explore the str ...…
 
Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and James Nease discuss the darker parts of the internet are being discussed in the wake of the New Zealand shooting. Nease was one of the first people on 4Chan, and has been a moderator since its beginning. He explains the culture of what the media is mislabeling the "far right." We also discuss the alienation of yo ...…
 
Renowned Nigerian art curator Okwui Enwezor has died at age 55 after a battle with cancer. Enwezor was the director of the Haus der Kunst museum in Munich, Germany, until last year. He was also an art critic, educator, editor and writer. He worked to put African art and artists center stage, as well as women artists. In 1994, he founded Nka, a ...…
 
Democracy Now! 2019-03-20 Wednesday Headlines for March 20, 2019 Trump & Bolsonaro Join Forces to Back Regime Change in Venezuela & to Attack Media as "Fake News" The Torture Machine: Flint Taylor on Chicago Police Brutality from Fred Hampton to Today The Roots of Police Violence in Chicago: How Cops Have Targeted Communities of Color for Decad ...…
 
The Illinois Supreme Court has let stand a less than 7-year prison sentence for former police officer Jason Van Dyke, who was found guilty last year of second-degree murder for killing African-American teenager Laquan McDonald in 2014. The court denied a request by the state’s attorney general to resentence Van Dyke on Tuesday. Van Dyke, who is ...…
 
The Illinois Supreme Court has let stand a less than 7-year prison sentence for former police officer Jason Van Dyke, who was found guilty last year of second-degree murder for killing African-American teenager Laquan McDonald in 2014. The court denied a request by the state’s attorney general to resentence Van Dyke on Tuesday. Van Dyke, who is ...…
 
Democracy Now! 2019-03-20 Wednesday Headlines for March 20, 2019 Trump & Bolsonaro Join Forces to Back Regime Change in Venezuela & to Attack Media as "Fake News" The Torture Machine: Flint Taylor on Chicago Police Brutality from Fred Hampton to Today The Roots of Police Violence in Chicago: How Cops Have Targeted Communities of Color for Decad ...…
 
Renowned Nigerian art curator Okwui Enwezor has died at age 55 after a battle with cancer. Enwezor was the director of the Haus der Kunst museum in Munich, Germany, until last year. He was also an art critic, educator, editor and writer. He worked to put African art and artists center stage, as well as women artists. In 1994, he founded Nka, a ...…
 
The Illinois Supreme Court has let stand a less than 7-year prison sentence for former police officer Jason Van Dyke, who was found guilty last year of second-degree murder for killing African-American teenager Laquan McDonald in 2014. The court denied a request by the state’s attorney general to resentence Van Dyke on Tuesday. Van Dyke, who is ...…
 
Florida prosecutors are offering Bob Kraft an essential draw, by giving him the option to get off on all blowjob charges, with some minor penalties, if he simply admits that if he were to go to trial that he could possibly be found guilty. If Kraft were to take the deal he would be subjected to community service, some bullshit education classes ...…
 
With 21 parks and preserves covering 17,666 acres, Great Parks of Hamilton County is the largest land holder in the county. Established in 1930, the park system completed its first-ever Comprehensive Master Plan this January. The plan will guide parks, facilities, programming and services over the next 10 years, through 2028.…
 
Northern Kentucky's largest city is in the midst of a noticeable renaissance. Downtown Covington is now home to dozens of new restaurants, small businesses, bars and residential projects. It's a far departure from the downward trend the city experienced starting in the 1970s when it was noted by the federal government as one of the nation’s mos ...…
 
Joe Biden is earning the endorsement of the foreign policy elites, who want to go back to the days when they could freeload off the US. Newt Gingrich and Devin Nunes stop by to discuss this, and how to stop social media from censoring conservatives. Plus, solutions to overcoming the porn addiction crisis.…
 
9:00 Trial of Trump transition official may expose new Flynn details 9:28 Intriguing clues seen in Cohen search documents, redactions too 9:39 House document responses pose challenge in processing 9:45 Trump investigations harder to track as they grow beyond Mueller 9:58 Houston uneasy beneath black plume of days-long chemical fire Learn more a ...…
 
Brendan O'Neill is the editor of spiked, the online magazine that wants to make history as well as report it. He joins Ben Domenech on today's show to discuss the mass shooting in New Zealand and the rush to examine the attack's political framework. They also discuss Brexit, the evolution of the U.K.'s political parties, and progressive movemen ...…
 
Tonight on The Last Word: Preet Bharara, the former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, says that he almost recorded President Trump during a proposed phone call because of the president's erratic behavior. The author of a new book on Jared and Ivanka examines their close ties to the Middle East. And Trump continues his attacks ...…
 
Stefan Molyneux's speech in Vancouver Canada was shut down by leftist thugs on Friday 15 March 2019 - THIS is the speech that got him deplatformed - please like, subscribe and share to get the word out! ▶️ Donate Now: http://www.freedomainradio.com/donate ▶️ Sign Up For Our Newsletter: http://www.fdrurl.com/newsletter Your support is essential ...…
 
Many states are pushing so-called Marsy's Laws as a way to protect victims of crime from some of elements of the criminal justice system. How might police use these laws to escape accountability? Jonathan Blanks comments.
 
Journalist Candice Bernd reports on indigenous and environmental resistance to the border wall in South Texas. Candice is author of the article "A Tribal Camp in South Texas Is Vowing to Resist Trump’s Wall" for Truthout. / Student activists Anya Sastry and Isabella Johnson report on Friday's Youth Climate Strike, and the fight ahead. Anya and ...…
 
A tropical cyclone tore through Mozambique on Friday, triggering mass floods and leaving immense destruction in its wake. More than 200 deaths have been attributed to the storm so far. Amid flattened and submerged buildings, aid workers struggle to reach the stranded in a country where nearly half the population is under age 15. Meanwhile, elec ...…
 
In our news wrap Tuesday, flooding in the Midwest has claimed three lives and caused hundreds of millions of dollars in damage. Scores of cities and counties have declared emergencies as the Missouri and Platte Rivers flow beyond their banks. Also, a new Associated Press analysis finds that far more records have been broken for heat in the U.S. ...…
 
At the White House on Tuesday, President Trump welcomed Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, in the latter’s first bilateral foreign visit. The two leaders share many similar views, as they reiterated at a press conference, and Bolsonaro represents Brazil’s first pro-U.S. leader in decades. Nick Schifrin reports on how the two presidents hope to ...…
 
The Department of Housing and Urban Development assists more than five million families with affording their rent, among other programs. Yamiche Alcindor talks to HUD Secretary Ben Carson about his reaction to President Trump's rhetoric on race, whether Carson plans to remain in his position, HUD achievements during his tenure and criticism he' ...…
 
After nearly five years of fighting, a U.S.-led coalition has almost completely destroyed what's known as the territorial caliphate, the Islamic pseudo-state created in Iraq and Syria by ISIS--but that doesn’t mean the end of the terror group. Amna Nawaz talks to special correspondent Jane Ferguson for an on-the-ground look at what war has left ...…
 
Syrian teen Omar Alshogre was arrested and jailed for participating in a protest. He survived three years of torture in a compound referred to as “the university of whispers” because its prisoners were forbidden to speak. After fleeing to Turkey and then Sweden, Alshogre is finally able to share his story of the Assad regime's brutal crimes. Sp ...…
 
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