Best politics podcasts we could find (Updated May 2018)
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Nate Silver and the FiveThirtyEight team cover the latest in politics, tracking the issues and "game-changers" every week.
Political Gabfest
Voted “Favorite Political Podcast” by iTunes listeners. Stephen Colbert says "Everybody should listen to the Slate Political Gabfest." The Gabfest, featuring Slate's Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz, is the kind of informal and irreverent discussion Washington journalists have after hours over drinks.
Justin Robert Young announces his intention to dissect the run for the White House. Just think, while you been getting down and out about the liars and the dirty dirty cheats of the world you could have been getting down to this sick beat.
FT Politics
Discussion and analysis of UK politics from the Financial Times' political commentators and correspondents. Presented by Sebastian Payne.
The NPR Politics Podcast is where NPR's political reporters talk to you like they talk to each other. With weekly roundups and quick takes on news of the day, you don't have to keep up with politics to know what's happening. You just have to keep up with us.
Corbyn! Trump! Brexit! Politics has never been more unpredictable, more alarming or more interesting. TALKING POLITICS is the podcast that tries to make sense of it all. Each Thursday, in Cambridge, David Runciman will talk to his regular panel along with novelists, comedians, historians, philosophers - and even a few politicians - and ask them what they think is going on... Democracy is feeling the strain everywhere. What might happen next? How bad could it get? As it unfolds, TALKING POLIT ...
John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster
Headliner interviews and in-depth looks at the people and events shaping U.S. politics. Hosted by ABC News' Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl and Political Director Rick Klein.
The best analysis of the Irish political scene featuring Irish Times reporters and columnists, outside experts and political guests. Hosted by Hugh Linehan.
The Political Party
Stand-up comedian, TV host and former political adviser Matt Forde presents The Political Party, a weekly celebration of politics and its personalities.
The Guardian's political editors Anushka Asthana and Heather Stewart are joined every week by commentators, experts and politicians to unpack the biggest stories in politics.
Engaging interviews and discussions of elections and the political issues of the day
Letters & Politics seeks to explore the history behind today’s major global and national news stories. Hosted by Mitch Jeserich.
Interviews with Political Scientists about their New Books
Your daily politics update, brought to you by Slate. Hear more Slate articles at Want to hear a daily selection of the magazine’s best stories? Learn more at 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
Get daily access to the movers and shakers when we interview the country's most influential figures, from politicians to writers to leaders from all parts of the country.
A weekly discussion about politics, hosted by The New Yorker's executive editor, Dorothy Wickenden.
This is the progressive program that will take the mystery out of politics. This is the program that will encourage you to make sure government becomes we the people. Whether you are Liberal, Conservative or otherwise you get to air your point of view.
WooCast is a podcast series produced by Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
Join Julie Goldman (the gay) and Brandy Howard (the dumbass) as they dissect this week's political news. The podcast with lots of feelings, and very few facts. New episodes every Tuesday!
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.
Essential political news, analysis and history with veteran political analyst Ken Rudin.
Katharine Murphy and Guardian Australia's political team examine what’s happening in Australian politics and why it matters to you.
Party Politics
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!
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
Nick Robinson talks about what’s really going on in British politics.
Birkbeck Politics
The Birkbeck Department of Politics and its research centre, the Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life, hosts a range of talks, lectures, seminars and workshops throughout the year. Our events feature leading academics, public figures and commentators from a range of fields. Listen to them here.
Reuters is your politics news source for up to the minute, impartial political news coverage on the leaders, policies and agendas that shape our world. 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
A weekly conversation on politics with Ken Rudin, from MPR News
What Am Politics?
When it comes to understanding political issues, Richie is a self confessed toddler. That’s why he’s enlisted the help of Steve, his politically savvy drinking buddy, to help him understand how government effects our everyday lives and our interactions with each other.Join them, as they break down big political issues into comedic bite size bits and try to figure out, What Am Politics?
Partly Political Broadcast is a weekly comedy podcast dissecting the previous week's political news. Every show has in-depth looks at issues, interviews with people who know things and top level satirical commentary from comedian Tiernan Douieb who really doesn't understand politics all that much. ‘Very funny but fiercely political’ – Time Out
Seeing the world beyond news headlines: politicians, journalists and researchers share their insights onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world. You can also download these and many other videos free on, with an interactive English transcript and subtitles in up to 80 languages. TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.
On Political Trade Secrets we take an inside look at campaigns and politics. We pull back the curtain, look under the hood and investigate how good candidates run for office and win elections. Each week on our free podcast we’ll offer some of the best insight into politics, campaigns and elections – with big name guests and key insider information into the world of running for office and political campaigns.
Hunt Talk Radio, Randy Newberg Unfiltered is a podcast covering hunting politics, public lands, and conservation topics; even a few things you didn’t need to know. The best hunters you’ve never heard of join Randy to answer questions from the Hunt Talk web forum, share ideas, reveal tactics, and give perspectives unique to public land hunting.
How do we survive in the age of Trump? Kamau and Hari are here for you. In season 2 of Politically Re-Active, comedians and longtime friends W. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu navigate the dumpster fire that is the US political landscape. The hosts answer questions and separate fact from fake news with help from today’s most fascinating artists, activists, writers, journalists and political thinkers. Join Kamau and Hari as they discuss how to move forward, how to be an active part of the resis ...
Weekly radio show broadcast on Resonance 104.4 FM with in-depth discussions on politics, economics and current affairs, hosted by Aaron Bastani and James Butler. Follow the discussion on the hashtag #NovaraFM and catch up on other Novara Media content at
Welcome to the official free Podcast from SAGE for Political Science & International Relations. SAGE is a leading international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media for academic, educational, and professional markets with principal offices in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, and Singapore.
A podcast discussing, religion, politics, sexuality...from a liberal, ex-muslim perspective.
A weekly politics podcast presented by Adam Boulton. The Sky News political team provides in-depth context and analysis around the big issues in politics in the UK and beyond.
Common Sense Pregnancy, the podcast, is a breath of fresh air: accessible, authoritative, funny, reassuring and personal. It's chock-full of Jeanne's comprehensive, medically-sound advice and insights plus conversations with women, mothers and experts in pregnancy, parenting and the power to change the world. Women's health expert, labor nurse, feminist, mother of four, Fit columnist and author of Common Sense Pregnancy (Random House, 2015), Jeanne Faulkner has been at the beds ...
Interviews with intellectuals from across the globe. Topics include philosophy, religion, science, politics, economics, and everything else that's important to humans. Steve Patterson is a philosopher working outside of academia, and he is currently traveling the world to interview people in the pursuit of truth.
CPAC Today in Politics starts each weekday in Canadian politics with the latest news headlines, a summary of topical opinions from columnists, editorialists and pundits and a preview of the day's events and activities. Hosted by veteran writer and broadcaster Mark Sutcliffe, CPAC Today in Politics provides you with the information you need to understand what's driving public policy and political decision-making and tells you what to watch for in the day ahead. This podcast is only available ...
Political Gabfest
Voted “Favorite Political Podcast” by iTunes listeners. Stephen Colbert says "Everybody should listen to the Slate Political Gabfest." The Gabfest, featuring Slate's Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz, is the kind of informal and irreverent discussion Washington journalists have after hours over drinks.
Political Philosophy - Audio
Every week, the Maclean’s politics team and Cormac MacSweeney sit down to hash out the week’s news in Ottawa. Expect incisive analysis and commentary, as well as interviews with the biggest newsmakers of the last seven days.
We're a different kind of political discussion show... with insights from various political angles and coming from the East Coast Conservative Podcast, the goal of this podcast is to discuss the implications, intentions and interpretations that flow behind various articles each week. Show notes and more are currently at but will be transitioning as new resources come on-line.This Podcast was created using
Barstool Politics
A podcast devoted to helping you make sense of the world around you several craft beers at a time. Barstool regulars include Nick McGuire, Bill Muck and Phil Barker but we are often joined by smarter and more well informed special guests. If you like discussions of good beer and bad politics, this is the podcast for you.
Reaction Deputy Editor, Rachel Cunliffe hosts a podcast featuring commentary and analysis on politics, economics, culture and ideas from leading contributors.
The Politics Guys
If you're tired of liberals and conservatives screaming at each other and you're looking for reasoned, civil political debate and analysis, The Politics Guys is here to help. Every week, a liberal political scientist and a conservative attorney discuss the latest political news, going beyond the stale, partisan talking points so often parroted by party hacks. The show also features regular interviews with guests from the political arena who weigh in with their unique perspectives on current ...
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US Senator. Mentor. Deal-maker. How Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto drives Washington D.C. into the next era of politics
In this episode Mike, Cheyne, and Jaso talk about: Do bands bands/musicians have a responsibility to make political/ethical decision and should their decisions be driven by political/ethical ideals...or should they say fuck it and play? We finally get to the bottom of a question we have all wanted to know the answer to...Would single Mike do St ...…
During first period English last Friday at Capital high school in Helena, student Noah Whitehorn, felt his phone buzz with a notification; 10 people were dead following a school shooting in a small town just outside of Houston, Texas. “I almost cried in the middle of English class. How is this still happening? After all that we’ve done in the p ...…
A conversation about how to access and build local power to create positive change in your city. New episodes every other Tuesday! Subscribe in iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play, or your favorite podcatcher. (pssst: Don't have time to listen? Sign up for emails to get the most valuable takeaways from every episode, that you can put directly to u ...…
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In 1937, Hitler's Nazi party launched an art exhibition on "degenerate" art to clarify for the German public by defamation and derision exactly what type of modern art was unacceptable to the Reich. Join our hosts as they discuss how Hitler used modernism as political propaganda and the role art served during the Holocaust.…
This week the citizens discuss several Supergirl story arcs & character developments. They delve into the politics of DC vs Marvel & the underlying theme of sexism as well as bash #comicsgate. Tune into this always live podcast recorded at Jolt Radio in Miami, FL. IG: citizensof_multipleearthsTwitter: multipleearthsFacebook: https://www.faceboo ...…
The tribalists have again created a false either or proposition concerning President Trump. You either believe the FBI planted someone in the Trump campaign and it’s the worst political scandal in American history, or you believe someone in the campaign reached out to authorities and there is nothing untoward about the matter. There is a third ...…
from The Morgan Report David Morgan‘s weekly perspective for May 18th, 2018… Today’s monetary system is based upon a lie. The lie is that you can get something for nothing, or perhaps more simply stated, wealth can be printed. History has shown throughout 5000 years that whenever a country has tried to maintain this illusion (lie), failure has ...…
Troy drops by. We talk about Politics, Stupid News, Scarborough News. It was pretty lame because Troy censored himself.
In the first half of the episode, Ryan and Andrew discuss Jonathan Haidt’s Ted Talk about what he calls The Righteous Mind (this later became a book of the same name). Haidt suggests that there are five pillars of morality, and that said pillars manifest through political outlooks and ideologies. For the first half, Ryan and Andrew discuss thre ...…
Thanks Be to the Govna Martin Wright... some long stories and some short stories... Comedy around the South and the Gulf Coast... Road Comics, American Culture, Politics, Democracy, Octopus DNA, Fungi, "who's dreams are you having"... History...Theoretical Physics and Spirituality... trying to make a tasty soup... The Simulation... and then some...…
A new MP3 sermon from Providence United Reformed Church is now available on with the following details: Title: How to relax in stressful political times Subtitle: The Quest for Meaning of Life Speaker: Harry Zekveld Broadcaster: Providence United Reformed Church Event: Sunday - PM Date: 5/20/2018 Bible: Ecclesiastes 8:1-17 Lengt ...…
Martin Luther King Jr. wrote his doctoral dissertation on the theology of Paul Tillich, who barely escaped Nazi Germany to New York’s Union Theological Seminary in the years just prior to World War II, and whose books the Nazis had burned. This joint recommendation points us to perhaps the most creative edge of Tillich's work: his doctrine of “ ...…
White Bread Podcast – To the Left, To the Left Are you left-handed, know anyone who is left-handed, or have a left hand? If so, this episode is for you! White Bread Podcast delves not so deep into the inner workings of cultural norms as left-handers. It’s been a tough go for many of us who have struggled through adolescence with a sway toward t ...…
On this week’s edition of Talk Business & Politics: Tuesday is Primary Day. Are you ready for the elections? We’ll run down the biggest matchups and we’ll preview our coverage for Election Night. Tourism and Heritage - there’s a lot at work, including the newly announced deal for War Memorial Stadium. Department of Arkansas Heritage Director St ...…
From why a viable vaccine for Lyme disease has been sidelined in Canada, to the business and politics of moderating content on social media, and how beatboxing skills are being used to help people with speech impediments... This is The Current with Gillian Findlay.
AJ Norton is the host of his own political podcast, Psychological Warfare with AJ Norton. He joined me to discuss the so-called "Intellectual Dark Web".Links: ...…
At the fiftieth anniversary of the Memphis Sanitation Workers’ Strike, the Poor People’s Movement, and the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., I invited two activist-scholars involved in the New Poor People’s Movement to talk about popular education and movement building for social change. In Part 1, Willie and Colleen talk a ...…
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Pierce, Sean, and Max are all in the same room this week to talk about lateness. What is "fashionably late?" Are there different rules for when you should arrive to dinner as opposed to a party? And why does punctuality seem to become more of a priority as you get older? MUSIC "Acetone" - Vundabar ADDITIONAL MATERIAL Where to Waste Time Online ...…
David Greene talks to former U.S. Attorney Michael Moore about President Trump saying he'll insist on an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his 2016 campaign for political purposes.
politics piss you off. Fans of ‘News and Politics from Jazz Joy and Roy’ hosted by celebrity global mobile DJ Roy O’Dell Gray Sr are experiencing a 15 second delay when loading episodes, because our esteemed broadcast partners are generating more website ...…
This week’s episode seeks to answer one simple, but very important, question: Why is it so hard for people to talk to each other? There are a lot of easy answers we can point to, like social media and political polarization, but there’s another explanation that goes a bit deeper. Laurie Mulvey Laurie Mulvey, executive director of World in Conve ...…
Trump says he'll order an investigation into whether the FBI and the DOJ "infiltrated or surveilled" his campaign "for political purposes." And, a follow-up to the deadly school shooting in Texas.
10% of the way through the primaries for the 2018 mid-term elections. Emerson Prof. Spencer Kimball provides analysis of the races thus far and previews Emerson Polling’s poll for Georgia and California primaries. Subscribe to Emerson College Polling Weekly on iTunes, Stitcher and the CLNS Media Network Mobile App. Twitter: @EmersonPolling…
President Trump says he will insist that the Justice Department investigate whether his 2016 campaign was infiltrated by the DOJ or FBI for political purposes.
Latest episode of Politically Charged Daily Briefing
NEWS CENTER Maine's Don Carrigan sits down with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Diane Russell of Portland. Russell has worked as a cashier and for nonprofit organizations but is best known as a legislator and political activist. She served four terms in the Maine House. She helped lead several successful citizen referendum campaigns, and was ...…
So, you have an issue. You are upset about something. You see an injustice and you see nothing being done about it. The leadership in your country or state are failing to address an issue that affects the wellbeing of the people. You feel helpless. What can you do, especially if it’s just you?“The answer,” says Andrea MacRae, local grassroots o ...…
Jake and Cristian spend half an hour talking about Google I/O and the Selfish Ledger. Then they talk about Klout, phone location databases being leaked, and PGP / Signal Vulnerabilities. Content Warning: Politics, Discussion of Sexual Abusers, Food? Show Notes: 00:00:00 – Google I/O 00:32:41 – Klout Shutting Down 00:41:56 – LocationSmart Databa ...…
Recorded: 5/20/2018 847-681-3959 Palindromes Horse Races Stand up/Improv This or That Spain Quiz Who Wins? (Jon Benjamin and Benjamin Franklin/Chris Farley Kenan Thompson) Bond or Not? That Guy (Show Off vs Politics Arguer) Brendan Beefs Traffic
Matt and Jeff travel to Marietta PA to enjoy a cold beer at Shank's Tavern and discuss the origins of our powerful federal government and how one President and one Supreme Court Justice started it all. Check out Shank's Tavern!
Politics is a touchy subject. Looking at the current climate, taking on a topic like this might not make much sense when it comes to the world of technology. In this episode, I'll show you how it makes sense and why it's important for you to understand this before you head to the polls.
On this episode are tunes by She Likes Todd (Storybook Endings, off of, A Story Still Untold), The Unlovables (I've Cried 4 U, off of, Crush.Boyfriend.Heartbreak), Mr. Orange Undercover (Is This What You Came For?), The Barren Marys (Nothings Gonna Change, off of, Political Party split w/Teenage Bigfoot), and Slick Shoes (Hold it Down). SOCIAL ...…
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Join today's discussion as these three friends come together for conversation about relationships in general: Romantic, Platonic, Fuck buddies, Business and Associates. What do we expect if anything from our relationships? Laugik, The Governor and Kire are always on point, Hardly if ever are they politically correct, so this conversation isn't ...…
Matthew Hooton is the managing director of the PR and lobbying firm, Exceltium. Mike Williams is a former Labour Party president.
It's human nature to align ourselves with people of like experiences, culture, ethnicity, gender expression, and other facets of identity that shape our beliefs. With America’s turbulant history, the concept of identity continues to play a role in its politics today. But do identity politics promote inclusivity or further divide us?…
If you were to run for some sort of political office, there are a couple of surefire ways that will cost you Ric's vote. One of which is downright creepy and happened to Ric. Also, Dianna Fryer sat down with Ric and Kieran Hilbert & Friends who came to Radio Memphis from Germany for a little chat and to play a few songs. These are the kind of i ...…
Christopher Ryan has always been a storyteller. Whether "ranking" on friends as a teen, covering street crime and dirty politics in The Bronx as an award-winning reporter, or teaching High School English, he serves the story above all else. I recently chatted with Chris about his time as a journalist during New York City’s violent crack epidemi ...…
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