Best political debate podcasts we could find (Updated April 2018)
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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.
 
Light, humorous roundtable discussion of news and politics by real people across the political spectrum. Real debate without the hate!
 
The Jimmy Dore Show!
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
Chit chat and debate about politics and culture in the US and UK, with Host Roifield Brown and guests.
 
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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Bloggingheads.tv
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Smart people talking about politics, policy, culture and other stuff
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Pissing Statist off one idea at a time!
 
The Jimmy Dore Show!
 
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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.
 
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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Bloggingheads.tv
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Smart people talking about politics, policy, culture and other stuff
 
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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.
 
A podcast in which social scientists, philosophers and researchers discuss themes and works of science fiction
 
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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
 
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!
 
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
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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.
 
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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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.
 
Glenn Loury invites guests from the worlds of academia, journalism and public affairs to share insights on economic, political and social issues.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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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Insiders
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Analysis and debate on the week in politics.
 
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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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OLD BhTV: The DMZ
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Liberal Bill Scher and conservative Matt Lewis meet in the rancor-free DMZ to hash out the week’s political events.
 
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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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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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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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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.
 
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
 
No participation trophies here. We all heard the nursery rhyme Sticks and Stones as kids, but the older we get, the more sensitive we've got. People need to toughen up, so I'm taking the kid gloves off, and dishing out some Tough Love to today's sports scene.
 
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OLD BhTV: The DMZ
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Liberal Bill Scher and conservative Matt Lewis meet in the rancor-free DMZ to hash out the week’s political events.
 
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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SIXEYES RADIO
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LISTEN TO GREAT INDIE MUSIC AND JOIN US FOR LATEST HEADLINE AND HOTTEST TOPIC DISCUSSIONS!
 
Join podshow hosts Preston Buttons and The Word Whore as they clumsily narrate their way through submitted works of Short Fiction: often absentmindedly, always drunkenly, and completely unencumbered by any relevant credentials.
 
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
 
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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Terror in Tennessee and Toronto. Follow Rusty on the HearMeOut app on your phone. 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 out more about ...…
 
In episode 8 of Spatially Aware, Dan Burkowsky and Kevin Marchand get into the thicket of Leftist politics. More specifically, they debate the role of history in informing the present, the obligations of an ostensibly "Good Nation," the utility of guilt, and more. Dan Burkowsky is an English language teacher in Boston working with university st ...…
 
In the Upper Midwest, spring has sprung. These days in my neck of the woods, we haven’t been able to spend much time outside. Walking in the night air makes me think about how much I’ve changed over the last few years. Find out how in Spring Has Sprung-Midnight Walk And Talk-Political Talk Reset-Podcast 715. Walk And Talk Rules The rules of the ...…
 
The latest edition of Politically Speaking takes a bit of a break from the frenetic discussion of Missouri politics by welcoming conservative writers Guy Benson and Mary Katharine Ham onto the show. Benson and Ham are co-authors of the book End of Discussion: How the Left's Outrage Industry Shuts Down Debate, Manipulates Voters, and Makes Ameri ...…
 
The One Who Endures Can we claim the doctrine of perseverance is the distinct doctrine in the Reformed tradition? Jay Collier does. When thinking about the Reformed faith, we typically about think election and predestination. But in his recent book, Jay makes a strong case for the distinctiveness of the perseverance of the saints around and pos ...…
 
As opioid addiction continues to be a widespread problem in Maine and throughout the country, it may be easy to forget that behind statistics and political debates there are real people coping with recovery, addiction and the pain these things can cause. Ahead of National Addiction Treatment Week, which began Monday, three Mainers who are at di ...…
 
Welcome to Episode 12, where JAY VAN BAVEL and I discuss the effect of moralizing language on political debates, how scientists--how we all--use social media to settle disputes, and how a kid from Fox Creek, Alberta manages to become a renowned social scientist at New York University. Jay is an Associate Professor of Psychology and Neural Scien ...…
 
On The Listening Post this week: Media mystery in Pakistan - who ordered Geo News off the air and why? Plus, the challenges of covering the world's largest biometric database.Why did Pakistan's Geo TV go dark?Pakistan's most-watched broadcast network Geo TV has been off the air for more than a month across much of the country and no one in a po ...…
 
On The Listening Post this week: Media mystery in Pakistan - who ordered Geo News off the air and why? Plus, the challenges of covering the world's largest biometric database.Why did Pakistan's Geo TV go dark?Pakistan's most-watched broadcast network Geo TV has been off the air for more than a month across much of the country and no one in a po ...…
 
Ailbhe Conneely of RTE's political staff on the latest developments in the campaign from both sides of the referendum debate
 
Foundational Truths: The Bible is God’s self-revelation. God is the Eternal, Sovereign Creator; all that He creates is good. Man is a responsible agent, held to a moral standard. Sin originates within a person, separating us from God. God declares one righteous by faith alone, apart from works. What is the grand purpose of all history and exist ...…
 
This we on The Starting 5 “It’s a Super ‘Nova!” We discuss the new National Champs the Villanova Wildcats. RG3 returns to the NFL The LA Rams making big moves Fab goes Ike Turner on his lady 50 years since MLK jr assassination! Don’t forget to hit up thestarting5show.com to hear us live tonight 9:30pm-11pm. The Starting 5 Wednesday night 9:30pm ...…
 
NIGGAS GON FEEL ME LolWhats up my name is JT!Your official orator, your designated duke of narration, your royal of random rhetoric.Letting niggas know off top, my topics tend to vary, if you looking for youtube channel where some fat dude is going to post 17 videos a week talking about magic gathering cards and only that or some nappy headed n ...…
 
This episode features not one, not two, but THREE Lucys Lawless. Special guest Susana Polo (@NerdGerhl) helps Chris and Ally identify who is the polite one, who is the slutty one, and who is the one who can do flips. Some new evidence is brought to the table in the great debate about Gabrielle's hair color, some more important ancient greeks ge ...…
 
This is a New Series of PodCasts from me to talk about Humanity, Inventions, News and many other different subjects, that I think, you will enjoy. They will be inspiring or sad, exiting or debatable. It is about humanity’s ways, and what maybe we should do or not, to improve.Our society is constantly evolving and changing, sometimes not always ...…
 
In this episode Sam and Chris talk about the Insanity workout series, Sam's Dad using Axe Body Spray, the gun debate, and the political divide in America.
 
On this special edition of Middle Theory, an all-star cast comes together to join Micah and McNonymous as we examine news, politics, and the recent ransomware attack on Atlanta. On this edition of the show, we kick things off only to be swiftly taken down as an internet outage hits McNonymous’s hometown. Taking swift action, we are joined durin ...…
 
Can people who voted for different candidates actually have a debate about issues? We set off to find out in this 3 part debate series. We joined up with our friends Casey Rule & Jim Coburn to discuss the topics: Part 1 – Tax Reform Part 2 – Healthcare Part 3 – Election Reform You can connect with Casey at caseyrule.com. As always, feel free to ...…
 
An open forum for debating local, global, social, entertainment, and political news. This is not a show for hate speech, so please be cautious of the references as to who and what in addressing our grievances.
 
Published on 15 May 2014. In late April, former Daily Show correspondent John Oliver kicked off his HBO news-satire program, Last Week Tonight. Oliver, who spent nearly eight years at The Daily Show and has a solid background in political satire, is off to a good start. His weekly series—which offers biting commentary on the past week's biggest ...…
 
This week's challenge: present a harebrained theory. You can hear the after show and support Do By Friday on Patreon! Show Notes Adam Lisagor (@adamlisagor) | Twitter Sandwich Video I need your help to keep our water clean - YouTube Fran Lebowitz - Wikipedia Videos – Special Projects “The West Wing” King Corn (TV Episode 2005) - IMDb Delahoyde ...…
 
Free speech is under attack at colleges and universities today, with critics on and off campus challenging the value of open inquiry and freewheeling intellectual debate. Too often speakers are shouted down, professors are threatened, and classes are disrupted. Constitutional scholar Keith E. Whittington argues that universities must protect an ...…
 
It’s time we came to to our senses. Brexit is a disaster and must be stopped. Leave campaigners promised our exit from the European Union would herald a glorious new era – the sunlit uplands of ‘global Britain’, with new trade deals signed in a matter of months and an extra £350 million per week for the NHS. But what do we have today? Sterling ...…
 
It seems like when it comes to politics and public discourse, we Americans are prone to exaggeration. For example, I like how every time there is a Presidential election it is "the most important election of our time." After a while, it all feels like 'crying wolf'. Over the last few years, there has been a lot of talk about how polarized we ar ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Brexit: What the Hell Happens Now?Subtitle: 2018 EditionAuthor: Ian DuntNarrator: Ian DuntFormat: UnabridgedLength: 3 hrs and 38 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 12-07-17Publisher: Canbury PressRatings: 4.5 of 5 out of 3 votesGenres: Nonfiction, Polit ...…
 
On this episode of Collider Movie Talk (Thursday, March 29th, 2018) Mark Ellis, Jenna Busch, Joelle Monique, John Rocha discuss the following: 1) ‘Narcos’ Star Pedro Pascal Lands Key Role in ‘Wonder Woman’ Sequel 2) Fans Are Losing Their Minds Over This Disney/Pixar March Madness Bracket 3) Damon Lindelof, Jason Blum Developing Thriller ‘The Hu ...…
 
This week on Florida Matters we're talking about some of the key takeaways from the 2018 legislative session. We break down parts of the state budget as well as measures on school safety, gun control and opioid prescriptions. We also debate the session's "winners and losers." Our guests include: Steve Bousquet: Tallahassee Bureau Chief for the ...…
 
This week, the National Constitution Center celebrates the March 2018 opening of its new exhibit, Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation. This compelling new exhibit highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his legendary rivals, including Madison, Jefferson, Adams, and Burr, and the personalities and constitut ...…
 
"Heimat" - or homeland - is it a place, is it a feeling? The hotly-debated German word has once again made headlines. Who can take part in the German "Heimat"? Host Damien McGuinness and his guests Jeremy Cliffe, Kate Brady and Sarah Syed discuss their own confused idenitites and what "Heimat" means in German politics and society.…
 
There's no escaping it, everywhere you turn the gun debate is in your face. So join the Skillset crew as they share their thoughts on the subject and discuss how America is handling this political divide.
 
The #1 podcast in Chicago takes on Episode 38 with B. Chan + B. Hun toasting to their upcoming live podcast with The Talk of Shame podcast on Wednesday, 4/25/2018 at the Beat Kitchen in Chicago! The team then previews the NCAA Final 4 featuring Loyola Chicago vs. Michigan, next discussing their favorite music streaming service and the impact th ...…
 
We continue our series with a discussion about health as a component of the social contract. We take a step back from the hyper-partisan political debate around health care and instead explore whether there are ways to reimagine and reframe a social contract of health that challenges the status quo, adopts new tools for substantive change, and ...…
 
The AR-15 style rifle is famous or infamous, depending on whom you ask. Celebrated by some as "America's Rifle," it is also notorious for its use in multiple mass shootings. For any of us inclined to engage in debates about access to the AR-15, especially if we debate gun enthusiasts who use and know the weapon, it behooves us to be informed. P ...…
 
Edel McAllister of RTÉ's political staff reports on last nights Referendum Bill debate in the Seanad, while Pat Leahy, Political Editor of the Irish Times, takes a look at the main points of the legislation on abortion which were approved by Cabinet yesterday evening, the expulsion of a Russian diplomat here, among other issues…
 
Conor McMorrow, political staff, reports on last nights debate on the Government's decision to expel a Russian diplomat and Regina Doherty, Minister for Social Protection, discusses the Government's response to the nerve agent attack in the UK and Cabinet's approval of the key details of proposed abortion legislation…
 
This week, Adam and Stephen drink 3 Sheep's Brewing Co.'s Cashmere Hammer! What happens when an extraordinary session meets with special election? And get a preview of next week’s prize fight for the Supreme court seat!VOTE:https://myvote.wi.gov/en-us/Articles:- https://www.jsonline.com/story/news/politics/2018/03/22/eric-holder-lawsuit-against ...…
 
Special guest and Culver City Council candidate Marcus Tiggs on this episode. Also, Micheál O'Leary reiterates his challenge to one of his opponents to debate their candidacy for the Board of Equalization. AND.. this Thursday, March 29th is the very first Pints n' Politics event at Joxer Daly's in Culver City. Register for this free event at ht ...…
 
Did you know that the government is now funding research into the sexual promiscuity of Japanese quails on cocaine? When people say omnibus, they leave no stone unturned. Plus, we discuss the “March For Our Lives.” Are these inspired youngsters making history? What is the government’s role when it comes to regulating firearm ownership? We’ll [… ...…
 
An online guerilla campaign is taking aim at the newly minted leader of the Ontario PC party Doug Ford. The group has launched a website that targets the leader and lists his controversial statements. Guest - Christopher Cochrane, Department of Political Science, University of Toronto Russia has called the expulsion of its diplomats from countr ...…
 
In Episode 009, our guest is Entrepreneur, Author, and Speaker, Mason Weaver. Mason’s distinctive point of view is a direct result of a past tragedy that has produced a present day triumph After approximately 2800 pounds of steel and iron plates fell on him, while on active naval duty in San Diego, California, the Navy classified him disabled a ...…
 
Florida Matters host Robin Sussingham talks to Steve Bousquet, Tallahassee bureau chief for the Tampa Bay Times, and Zac Anderson, political editor of the Sarasota Herald Tribune, about what changed -- and what didn't -- as a result of this year's legislative session. Bousquet says the new law that generated the most passionate debate gives pri ...…
 
Harvard philosopher Michael Sandel comes to St Paul's Cathedral to take on some of the hardest questions raised by the public discontent that characterises much of global politics today. With the help of a live audience, he asks whether globalisation and deepening inequality have eroded the bonds that hold communities together. He enquires if t ...…
 
'Guideline number one is if it feels wrong, it is.' Joe Dolcetti Click To Tweet Joe Dolcetti is a futurist and an innovator in the field of human performance with an intimate and innate understanding of human movement and flow. He has a conditioning training, coaching and sport science career that has spanned over 31 years around the globe and ...…
 
Brian & Marion debate the financial, ethical, and political implications of paying college athletes for their labor. (Spoiler alert: people's opinions on the matter are often guided by race.) Marion also learns that Canadians play American football.
 
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