Best political debate podcasts we could find (Updated February 2018)
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NBC Meet the Press
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NBC News' Meet the Press is the longest-running television show in history, celebrating its 70th anniversary. If it's Sunday, it's Meet the Press with Chuck Todd.
 
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The More Perfect Union
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Light, humorous roundtable discussion of news and politics by real people across the political spectrum. Real debate without the hate!
 
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The Jimmy Dore Show
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The Jimmy Dore Show!
 
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Louder With Crowder
Weekly
 
Steven Crowder brings you news, entertainment and politics with the most politically incorrect show on the web. Guests, rants, sketches, your calls ... it's whatever.
 
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Don't Worry About The Government
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U.S. and world political news analysis by a merry band of (mostly) left-leaning geeks who are neither qualified nor paid to do it. Smart. Exciting. Funny. Mysterious. Sexy? To put it another way: radio pundit amateur hour.
 
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Philosophy for our times
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The Institute of Art and Ideas is committed to placing philosophy and big ideas at the heart of public life -- building philosophy for our times. Described by Total Politics as "Europe's answer to TED", the IAI hosts the world’s largest philosophy and music festival, HowTheLightGetsIn and curates hundreds of debates and talks a year with the world’s leading thinkers. For over 1000 free debates and talks, subscribe and review our podcast episodes on SoundCloud, iTunes, Stitcher.
 
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American Conservative University Podcast
 
All free!! All educational. All entertaining. All professionally recorded. No empty rhetoric here. Just entertaining learning. Choose from many different topics from the best talent around the world. Join us for author interviews, new conservative books, audio book excerpts, debating Leftists, lectures, humor, documentaries and much more. Earn your American Conservative Masters Degree Just listen at the feet of some of the worlds greatest Conservative thinkers. If you like our podcast please ...
 
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Federalist Society Event Audio
Weekly
 
The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies is a group of conservatives and libertarians interested in the current state of the legal order. It is founded on the principles that the state exists to preserve freedom, that the separation of governmental powers is central to our Constitution, and that it is emphatically the province and duty of the judiciary to say what the law is, not what it should be. This podcast feed contains audio files of Federalist Society panel discussions ...
 
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Federalist Society SCOTUScast
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SCOTUScast is a project of the Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy Studies. This audio broadcast series provides expert commentary on U.S. Supreme Court cases as they are argued and issued. The Federalist Society takes no position on particular legal or public policy issues; all expressions of opinion are those of the speaker. We hope these broadcasts, like all of our programming, will serve to stimulate discussion and further exchange regarding important current legal issues. View ou ...
 
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Bloggingheads.tv
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Smart people talking about politics, policy, culture and other stuff
 
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Bloggingheads.tv: The Glenn Show
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Glenn Loury invites guests from the worlds of academia, journalism and public affairs to share insights on economic, political and social issues.
 
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Mid-Atlantic - conversations about US, UK and world politics
 
Chit chat and debate about politics and culture in the US and UK, with Host Roifield Brown and guests.
 
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Radio Free GOP With Mike Murphy
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Blasting Trump and dreading Hillary, provocative and funny GOP strategist Mike Murphy goes outlaw, tearing into campaign 2016 with topical rants, informed and merciless analysis and key player interviews.Radio Free GOP is where real players from both parties go to talk frankly about what's really going on side the campaigns. Get the real inside dope from the real players who know the political game best, every week.
 
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The Dingoes
Weekly
 
A group of young Aussie dissidents talking about what goes on in this great country of ours.
 
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NBC Meet the Press (audio)
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Listen to NBC's "Meet the Press," featuring headline-making interviews with world leaders and U.S. newsmakers every Sunday morning. This audio podcast, published each Sunday by NBCNews.com, brings you each show in its entirety. For more from "Meet the Press" visit MeetThePressNBC.com
 
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My History Can Beat Up Your Politics
 
Today's political debates, particularly on cable news, talk radio and blog comments can be limiting. In this podcast, Bruce Carlson applies as much history as possible to the politics of today.
 
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Ardent Atheist with Emery Emery
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Ardent Atheists Emery Emery and Heather Henderson talk with comedians, actors and friends about atheism, deism and the effects of religion on us all. Guests of the show are a mix of atheists, agnostics, deists, scientists, humanists and the occasional god-loving, scripture-quoting crusader. Discussions are deeply impassioned, mostly respectful and always funny.Ardent Atheist - Where Reason Reigns Supreme!Listen LIVE Wednesdays 7-8 PM PST On http://ardentatheist.com.
 
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Capitol Fight Club
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Capitol Fight Club is a weekly face off between two members of Conservative Review's staff, political insiders on the right, versus two guests from the left side of the political spectrum. CR staff members John Gray and Brian Darling are the featured hosts, and CR's Nate Madden is the ref and the moderator of the podcast.
 
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The Logical Anarchy Podcast
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Pissing Statist off one idea at a time!
 
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Ballroom2Basement
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Jay, Chad, and Randy are your host on the hot new Ballroom2Basement podcast where they talk about everything from pop culture to politics and everything in-between, and also give you an in-depth look inside their own personal lives. You can follow Jay on instagram @jayhabs28 / Randy on instagram @kingdoom85 / & Chad on instagram, twitter, and soundcloud @ian86hamilton
 
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The Jimmy Dore Show
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The Jimmy Dore Show!
 
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The Mandatory Sampson Podcast
Weekly
 
The Mandatory Sampson Podcast covers current events, politics, media, and culture. Hosted by Chris Flannery and Joey Noe, MSP synthesizes real information and delivers it straight to your ears in a clear, honest, and unique package every Friday.
 
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Europedia
Weekly
 
Europedia brings together experts and commentators to decode and analyze the issues affecting Europe each week. A distinctly multicultural Australian perspective giving a unique insight into how this complex continent ticks.
 
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Social Science Talks Science Fiction » Podcasts
 
A podcast in which social scientists, philosophers and researchers discuss themes and works of science fiction
 
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Ardent Atheist with Emery Emery - Premium Content
 
Ardent Atheists Emery Emery and Heather Henderson talk with comedians, actors and friends about atheism, deism and the effects of religion on us all. Guests of the show are a mix of atheists, agnostics, deists, scientists, humanists and the occasional god-loving, scripture-quoting crusader. Discussions are deeply impassioned, mostly respectful and always funny.Ardent Atheist - Where Reason Reigns Supreme!Listen LIVE Wednesdays 7-8 PM PST On http://ardentatheist.com.
 
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American English
Monthly
 
American English is an American gal and British guy talking all things news, culture, politics and entertainment. Each episode will see us comment on key developments in both the UK and USA, as well as take the time to explore the differences between our interpretations of events or between our countries. Featuring guest interviews with people way smarter than ourselves, comparisons on which country does it better, as well analysis on current affairs. American English will keep you up-to-dat ...
 
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Ask the Boy(s)
Weekly
 
A gaggle of gays gagging on gossip, love, sex advice and your questions. Produced and recorded in New York City, this is Ask The Boy(s). Want to be on the show? Call us at "42 43 ASK ATB" (424) 327-5282.
 
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CNN Debates
Monthly
 
From Town Halls to Political Debates, CNN hosts open forums that give our audience the chance to hear directly from the people shaping their world. Politicians and newsmakers alike answer the tough questions from CNN's top anchors and political experts. Subscribe to get the full, unedited audio from these special events.
 
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America's Debate Radio with Mike and Jaime
 
America's Debate Radio hosted by Mike and Jaime is your online political call-in talk show. Topics range from today's top news stories with a focus on politics, to offbeat and funny news. AD Radio airs live for three hours every Wednesday at 9:00PM Eastern. Unscreened open lines! Call 888.DEBATE.5 to be part of the show. Please see our website at radio.americasdebate.net for further details!
 
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Bloggingheads.tv
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Smart people talking about politics, policy, culture and other stuff
 
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Any Questions? and Any Answers?
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Any Questions? with Jonathan Dimbleby: topical debate in which guests from politics, business, science, arts and the media answer questions from members of the public. BBC Radio 4
 
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Bloggingheads.tv: The Glenn Show
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Glenn Loury invites guests from the worlds of academia, journalism and public affairs to share insights on economic, political and social issues.
 
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FOX News Sunday
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From the policy debates to the political fights, today's top newsmakers make sure they sit down with Chris Wallace.
 
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NBC Meet the Press (audio)
Daily+
 
NBC News' Meet the Press is the longest-running television show in history, celebrating its 70th anniversary. If it's Sunday, it's Meet the Press with Chuck Todd.
 
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Insiders
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Analysis and debate on the week in politics.
 
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The Probe
Weekly
 
THE PROBE is a satirical take on popular magazine-style news podcasts, focused on telling a single story over the course of a season.
 
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The Bob Cesca Show presented by BubbleGenius.com
 
Hosted by Bob Cesca, the popular Salon.com contributor and editor for The Daily Banter, the Bob Cesca Show combines funny liberal political talk from podcasters knee-deep in the trenches of the American political debate. Brought to you by BubbleGenius.com bath and body products. Download our free weekly audio podcast in the iTunes Store and be sure to Rate and Review the show in iTunes.
 
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Chatter
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Chatter is an interview podcast from www.TheJist.co.uk. We try to find people willing to have interesting, open, and frank discussions about politics, current events, and the whole world around us.
 
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HuffPost Politics – Spoken Edition
 
Follow American politics, keep up with the hottest political debates, and share your thoughts and opinions on the political news that matters to you. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com
 
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The State of Us
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Go beyond party lines with Justin T Weller and his counterparts as they work to bring you responsible media that focuses on honest opinions. The State of Us, formerly the Current Issues Show, examines the concepts that Americans are most passionate about and sheds light on those issues yet to be addressed.
 
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Dogma Debate
Weekly
 
A fast-paced liberal radio show & podcast to discuss & debate topics on atheism, science, politics, & civil rights,; while making you laugh, cry, & most importantly, think.
 
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SIXEYES RADIO
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LISTEN TO GREAT INDIE MUSIC AND JOIN US FOR LATEST HEADLINE AND HOTTEST TOPIC DISCUSSIONS!
 
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The Four Listeners Program
Monthly+
 
There are things in this world that drive us crazy and something must be done about them. We will discuss.
 
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OLD BhTV
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Smart people talking about politics, policy, culture and other stuff
 
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OLD BhTV
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Smart people talking about politics, policy, culture and other stuff
 
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FOX News Sunday Audio Podcast
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From the policy debates to the political fights, today's top newsmakers make sure they sit down with Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday, which airs weekly on Fox News Channel.
 
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Big Ideas - Full program podcast
 
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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Bloggingheads.tv: Worldwise
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Featuring guests located outside the United States, Worldwise aspires to illuminate international affairs and help Americans understand perspectives abroad.
 
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Late Night Live - Full program podcast
 
From razor-sharp analysis of current events to the hottest debates in politics, science, philosophy and culture, Late Night Live puts you firmly in the big picture.
 
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Unnecessary and Proper
Weekly
 
Politics, culture, and the other things.
 
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Bloomberg View contributor Ramesh Ponnuru argues that reporting on political debates in a neutral manner when you have strong views on them is psychologically challenging. Unfortunately, CNN’s apparent solution is not to try. This commentary aired on Bloomberg Radio.
 
The Second Amendment is a remarkable piece of the Constitution. “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed,” it reads. Set aside for the moment questions about its practical interpretations today and its usefulness as a legal tenet—the provisi ...…
 
JOHANNESBURG — Alex Matturri (pictured right), the CEO of S&P Dow Jones Indices, is in South Africa this week as part of a visit to the country. I managed to interview Matturri as well as Zack Bezuidenhout (pictured left) - who is the head of client coverage for S&P Dow Jones Indices SA - about how the organisation views the South African marke ...…
 
Taking the DSM out of BDSM Subscribe to the podcast in Apple Podcasts Listen to episode in browser/Right click to download file In time for Valentine’s Day and the release of Fifty Shades Freed, we interviewed psychologist Dr. Sarah Fraser about her dissertation “Taking The DSM out of BDSM: Sexuality, Personality, and Stereotypes of Psychopatho ...…
 
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KPFA - Letters and Politics
 
Today we are in conversation with Ganesh Sitaraman [1] about the history of wealth inequality and how it threatens our government institutions. He is a professor of law at Vanderbilt Law School and a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress. He has been a longtime advisor to Senator Elizabeth Warren, serving as her policy director and ...…
 
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Building Crypto Today
 
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Best of the Left - The best of progressive and liberal talk
 
Air Date: 3/31/2017 Today we look at the multi-front political battles being waged for the heart of the progressive movement, women’s movement, the Democratic party and the county as a whole Be part of the show! Leave a message at 202-999-3991 Show Notes Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill Ch. 2: Act 1: A roundup ...…
 
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The Rusty Humphries Rebellion
 
More Democrat/Russia collusion uncovered! Follow Rusty on the HearMeOut app on your smartphone. Get Rusty's new paperback and Kindle 7 Ways To Win Political Debates with your Liberal Family and Friends: And still, keep them as family and friends now available. Audiobook now available at Audible.com Sign up here Rusty Humphries Newsletter Find o ...…
 
The February 2, 2018, episode of CounterSpin re-aired a classic interview with the late Robert Parry, first broadcast on November 16, 2007; Steve Rendall interviewed him about his essay “Why We Write.” This is a lightly edited transcript. Play Stop pop out X MP3jPLAYLISTS.MI_7 = [ { name: "1. CounterSpin Robert Parry Interview ", formats: ["mp3 ...…
 
The February 2, 2018, episode of CounterSpin re-aired a classic interview with the late Robert Parry, first broadcast on November 16, 2007; Steve Rendall interviewed him about his essay “Why We Write.” This is a lightly edited transcript. Play Stop pop out X MP3jPLAYLISTS.MI_13 = [ { name: "1. CounterSpin Robert Parry Interview ", formats: ["mp ...…
 
A first time visit from Dr. Carl Ameringer, professor of health policy and politics at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. A lawyer with a PhD in political science, he is an expert on issues surrounding our national debate on health care reform. We discuss his latest book “US Health Policy and Health Care Delivery: Doctors, ...…
 
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This paper explores genealogies of food, taste, nutrition and questions of governance in India through attempts to regulate the production and sale of ghee (clarified butter and it’s mimetic others) in interwar India. The idea of food regulation was itself a very new, introduced with the various health acts ratified by the provinces of India in ...…
 
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Best Podcasts Similar To The Joe Rogan Experience - 3 a week
 
Published on 25 Oct 2017. Kmele Foster is a firebrand political debater and the host of The Fifth Column podcast. He was recently shouted down by students at a university panel on free speech. Kmele and Josh discuss being black (or not?), the culture wars, opposition to Trump, and the proper scope of conversation. Make debate healthy, humans, a ...…
 
John and Ed call out “Catholic” Senators who supported late-term abortions, protestant “ministers” who blessed an abortion clinic, and ask where all the “whole-life” progressive evangelicals have been when it comes to abortion. They also debate whether the term “evangelical” is still useful these days, given the diversity of opinion (politicall ...…
 
The post “The Center Can’t Hold”: Building Power from Below appeared first on It's Going Down. In this episode we talk with two members of the Black Rose Anarchist Federation, a federation of anarchist collectives (referred to as locals) across the US, that formed several years ago, bringing together a variety of existing anarchist groups and o ...…
 
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Globalisation Cafe Episodes
 
In these following two episodes former Indian Ambassador to the Gulf, Talmiz Ahmad, provides a riveting tour-de-force on issues of concern in the region. This first episode engages with topics such as the roots of various forms of Political Islam and the background to ongoing turbulence in the region.Talmiz Ahmad joined the Indian Foreign Servi ...…
 
On this week’s edition of Talk Business & Politics: The great immigration debate. In the wake of a looming deadline for Dreamers, Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., joins us to talk about areas where he sees compromise. Round two with our executive roundtable. Ray Dillon, Marcy Doderer and Mike Preston discuss what they see on the economic horizon in 201 ...…
 
Listen in as Brenden, Dom, Mike, and Todd sit down and chat about their thoughts on the politics of professional Overwatch, Microsoft's big changes to Xbox Game Pass and what that means for the future of gaming, and Monster Rancher? There's a ton of laughs and debates baked into this episode-- oh, and Mike's spot on impression of Brenden.Be sur ...…
 
AUTHOR. (Photo: File:Charles West Cope - Oliver Cromwell and His Secretary John Milton, Receiving a) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Civil Wars: A History in Ideas by David Armitage. PART 2 of 3. A highly original history, tracing the least understood and most intractable form ...…
 
INTERVIEW -- HANS VON SPAKOVSKY - former counsel to the assistant attorney general for civil rights in the Justice Department, former commissioner for the Federal Election Commission from 2006 to 2007 and senior fellow at the Heritage Foundation – discussed the FBI texts and Trumps’s immigration framework.  RECOVERED TEXTS: Found: DOJ recovers ...…
 
Brassy aaaand sassy, your favorite surly gents of political commentary take the political compass test as a team and attempt to debate each topic to sway opinions using thoughtful, peaceful debate. They forewent the whiskey and suit jackets, and kept it turned up with tank tops, 40s and a MAGA hat. Fun fact, Chris doesn't know if Dan wears a Ma ...…
 
(Photo: The death of Gustavus von Tempsky by Tītokowaru's forces in 1868. Tītokowaru's War was one of the last major conflicts of the New Zealand wars.) Civil war plagues our times. As David Armitage notes in his brilliant work, Civil Wars: A History in Ideas, the idea of the ‘Long Peace’ after the Second World War is in many ways misleading as ...…
 
Are you rage-screaming into a pillow every day, or happily moving through each day (mostly) blissfully unaware of the newest presidential gaffe? Gretchen and Kelley talk about how they manage the influx of insane news. Like us on Facebook, email us at balancingchaospodcast@gmail.com, and don't forget to leave us a review on iTunes or Stitcher! ...…
 
I'm not afraid to be real And show you my flaws It's pretty surreal That authenticity requires ballsNo, not anatomical Put your Politically Correct pen downYou know what I find comical The Internet policed by social justice clownsMost hearts are in the right place But the extremists are of concernMeritocracy they do not embrace They care not fo ...…
 
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The Promised Podcast
 
Noah Efron, Allison Kaplan Sommer, and Don Futterman discuss three topics of incomparable importance and end with an anecdote about something in Israel that made them smile this week. Looking for extra segments and other patron-only perks? They're available to our patrons on Patreon. In furorem, veritas?, or Abbas Unbound Palestinian Authority ...…
 
Our January 24 guest is Lisa Murtha, an award-winning freelance journalist based in southwest Ohio. We speak to her about her recent article for America, "These families lost loved ones to violence. Now they are fighting the death penalty." We also discuss these topics: Pope Francis explains why he celebrated the airborne marriage of two flight ...…
 
“This goes back to why Arendt argued that we needed ‘public’ and ‘private.’ The ‘private’ is kind of a refuge from politics. Even though politics is a good thing, you don’t want to be in it and doing it all the time because that’s exhausting.” Politicizing Digital Space: Theory, the Internet, and Renewing Democracy By Trevor Garrison Smith Trev ...…
 
This week on End Times Pep Talk: Rebecca covers the NRA’s Russia connection on “Bitchfest.” Smitha discusses how to handle the Shit Hole Shutdown on “This Doctor Makes House Calls”, and Megan talks about the Senate’s extravagant use of charts (and also some messaging/procedural stuff) on “LISTEN UP DUMMIES!” NOTES: BITCHFEST: Vox had an article ...…
 
Love him or hate him President Donald Trump isn't the best example for kids, when it comes to debating issues on social media. In this non-political episode, Mark Barnes shares an excerpt from Shelly Terrell's book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies, which tackles the issue of online debate and disrespect head on. Learn how to teach kids to d ...…
 
In light of the brief shutdown of the Federal Government, Will Cooling and Dr Luke Middup return to pour over what they find confusing about American politics. They discuss the unusually polarized debates on Immigration Reform and Gun Control, and how the American system sits outside democratic norms. We also do a quick update on the Social Dem ...…
 
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Emancipation Podcast Station
 
Welcome back to The Emancipation Podcast Station - the place to hear about history researched and retold through the eyes of Middle school and HS students. Last time on the show... Today we are “Creating a Nation”. Let’s dive in. Braden: What is the SCC? When did the SCC happen? The Second Continental Congress Blake- The Second Continental Cong ...…
 
Constitutions are a divisive topic even amongst libertarians, with the debate often centered on the anarchism v. minarchism issue. But as stateless projects like the Seasteading Institute and others gain more traction, even anarchists and voluntaryists are asking: is there a place for “constitutions” in a fully privatized society? Joining us to ...…
 
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White Stone Fellowship
 
If you have your Bibles with you today you can go ahead and turn to Mark Chapter 10. If you don’t have a Bible with you, it will be on the screen. So some of you might be wondering how this came to be. That I’m up here getting ready to share the message with you even though it’s outside of my normal gifting and calling. Well, right as the churc ...…
 
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