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An affectionate meandering through the things that make England the way she is – from HP Sauce to the Allottment, Aethelstan to the politics of Queuing. With Luke Baxter, Roifield Brown, David Crowther and Fiona Powell trying to make some sense of it all, though rarely succeeding it might be said. And when you’ve listened, join us on Facebook, vote, and tell us what you think. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
The small island of Jamaica has forged a new type of empire, an intangible realm of which there are no physical monuments. There is no official political or economic sphere of Jamaican influence but when it comes to popular culture its global reach is immense, far exceeding the reasonable expectation for a nation of just over 2.7 million people. For a nation that gained independence from the British only 50 years ago, Jamaicans have left their mark on music, sport, style and language around ...
 
Someone once observed that if Howard Stern and Krista Tippett had a love child, it would be Scott Jones. Scott liked that. At "Give and Take,” Scott Jones talks with artists, authors, theologians, and political pundits about the lens through which they experience life. With empathy, humor, and a deep knowledge of religion, current events, and pop culture, Scott engages his guests in a free-flowing conversation that's entertaining, unexpected, occasionally bizarre, and oftentimes enlightening ...
 
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Laura Babcock is a National TV/radio commentator and host, for CBC and the Executive Director of the Oakville Chamber of Commerce. She gives the takeaways of the 2021 Canadian election. She is joined on stage by John Gunnison and Juston Higgins. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party will form Canada's next government following a tightly con…
 
Since the 1920s, the United States has seen a dramatic reversal in living patterns, with a majority of Americans now residing in suburbs. This mass emigration from cities is one of the most fundamental social and geographical transformations in recent US history. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Today we are joined by Matt Jeneroux MP from the riding of Edmonton Riverbend of the Conservative party. Nadine Nakagawa a City Councillor in the City of New Westminster, British Columbia. Amina Yasin is a City and Regional Planner, who sits on The Vancouver City Planning Commission. Alex Bishop helps companies access grants, investments and govern…
 
Steve is one of the most successful men in Hollywood I speak to him about what makes him tick and to stay human. Steve Krone is a polymath and a raconteur, Steve sits across two branches of American life and culture, the law and entertainment, as a producer. He's a lawyer and a professor and he's a bloody nice bloke as well. See acast.com/privacy f…
 
On this week’s episode, we hear views from Emily, Clare Page, Clare from Clapham, Glyn, Drew, Witherspoon, Jacqueline, Tony, Liv and Stephen as well as texts from Mellie & Purple Pumpkin. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
2021 will prove a tipping point moment in international politics. In recent decades, globalization has created opportunities, reduced poverty, and supported peace for billions of people. But with China and the US decoupling on technology, the 21st-century economy is now breaking in two. Geopolitics Migration and refugees Climate change Developed wo…
 
María de la Soledad Teresa O'Brien (born September 19, 1966) is an American broadcast journalist and executive producer. Since 2016, O'Brien has been the host for Matter of Fact with Soledad O'Brien, a nationally syndicated weekly talk show produced by Hearst Television. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
My guest is Mathis Bitton. He is a student of political theory at Yale University. His writing focuses on liberalism and its discontents, Confucian and Islamic thought, city-states, and institution-building. You can follow him on Twitter at @mlbitton. His recent piece, The Rise of Post-Liberal Man, sparked the conversation. You can read it here: ht…
 
My guest is Mark Wildes. His newest book is The 40 Day Challenge. Sometimes we are spiritually frozen. This book will thaw you out and heat you up - Nissim Black, Rapper and Businessman Written in an approachable, uplifting, and accessible style, The 40 Day Challenge is an invitation for people who believe there is more to life than the daily grind…
 
Phoebe Smith is an adventurer, presenter, broadcaster, author, photographer, speaker and podcast host. By day she is award-winning travel writer, broadcaster and presenter, host of the Wander Woman Podcast and Sleep Storyteller-in-Residence at Calm.com. By night she’s an extreme sleeping outdoors adventurer who thrives on heading to the wildest loc…
 
This week’s Dumteedum is from Isabelle on the recorder and we hear from Claire, Richard, Brian, Isabelle, Helen, Glyn, Laura, Christina & Sarah and we have emails from Sarah, Lyn, Emily and Anon of Ambridge. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
This week’s Dumteedum is from our Richard and on this week’s episode, we hear from Naomi, Brian, Terry, Witherspoon, Amelia, Glyn, Bernadette, Claire & Isabelle. Plus we have a text from Tindara and another anonymous email! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Kieren Paul Brown is the author of Preeta’s Web of Chaos which follows a young girl named Preeta. She’s incredibly bright and gifted, but like so many of us, she doubts herself. However, throughout the course of the book she encounters a series of terrifying obstacles that change her self image. At the start, she thinks she’s small, weak, and just …
 
Panellists on today's show are Paul Duddridge, John Gunnison, and Duc Vu, Emma Burnell. Joe Biden travelled to Cornwall in the UK for a meeting of the G7, his first overseas trip as president of the United States, See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
My guest is Steve Krone. In addition to being an entertainment lawyer and a prolific film producer, he also was a Supreme Court clerk for Justices William J. Brennan, Jr. and David H. Souter. We talked about the two significant decisions the Supreme Court handed down this week. We also chatted a bit about film. Special Guest: Steve Krone.…
 
In this episode I talk with Roifield Brown. Roifield Brown is an experienced podcaster and media strategist, with an impressive track record of helping companies enhance and grow their media properties to diverse audiences across a wide range of categories, including politics, history, culture and entertainment. Special Guest: Roifield Brown.…
 
Ska is a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1950s. Ska combined elements of mento and rhythm and blues. It is characterized by accented with stabs on the off-beat. Prince Buster Ska developed in Jamaica in the 1960s with Prince Buster, producers Clement Dodd, and Duke Reid and found its way to England in the early sixties alongside …
 
Today we are joined by Laura Babcock TV pundit in Hamilton Canada, Eric Marcus of the Making Gay History podcast in New York, Mike Holden in Burnley England. Clint Loshe, ex capitol hill staffer and writer Emma always up for it Burnell in London In a week that has seen the British navy send warships to the coast of France like its 1792 we ask is wh…
 
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