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Jonny Bentley and Adam Bragan are two British twentysomethings with an interest in all things politics. Pints & Politics aims to deliver an analysis of Britain's politics in a fun and digestible manner, as if you were having the discussion in a British pub! Breaking down current affairs, debating ethical issues and looking at America from afar. Debating. Educating. Entertaining (hopefully!).
 
The authoritative source for independent rigorous high-quality academic research on UK-EU relations. Listen to our Brexit and Beyond podcast here: https://soundcloud.com/user-941630307 #Brexit #Brexit2016 #Economy #Brexitfacts #politics #Europe #podcasts #JohnCurtice #Generalelection #TheUKinaChangingEurope #partypolitics #Brexitvote #Facts #BrexitBreakdown #Parliament #EuropeanUnion #Referendum2016 #Leave #Remain #impartial #news #UnitedKingdom #AnandMenon #SimonUsherwood #NorthernIreland # ...
 
Daniel Hewitt and Shehab Khan from the ITV News politics team chew through the week's big UK political stories and give Political Editor Robert Peston a call from wherever he is to get his take on it all. We'll also be talking to special guests from the world of politics and beyond - and hear from ITV's political correspondents based around the country to find out what's happening beyond the Westminster bubble.
 
Governments across the world have to make controversial decisions everyday. Whether it be raising taxes, cutting budgets or going to war, there will always be opposition. The tracks on this album look at how governments make decisions, form policies and sometimes manipulate information to help their cause. The four video tracks focus on the GM debate. Audio tracks investigate how spin was used during the lead up to the war on Iraq, and explore protest and environmental action by the public i ...
 
Coronavirus! Climate! Brexit! Trump! Politics has never been more unpredictable, more alarming or more interesting: Talking Politics is the podcast that tries to make sense of it all. Every week David Runciman and Helen Thompson talk to the most interesting people around about the ideas and events that shape our world: from history to economics, from philosophy to fiction. What does the future hold? Can democracy survive? How crazy will it get? This is the political conversation that matters ...
 
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.
 
Making sense of our political hell every Friday. Launched from the anti-Brexit movement in 2017, Oh God, What Now? (formerly Remainiacs) has become one of Britain’s most entertaining political voices. With top quality guests and analysis, and poor quality jokes, we make the unbearable bearable. Oh God, What Now? is presented by Dorian Lynskey. Our regulars include: Ian Dunt, editor of politics.co.uk, author of How To Be A Liberal • Ros Taylor, editor of the LSE COVID blog • Naomi Smith, Chie ...
 
This is Rick Edwards’ quest to make sense of the big political decision before the UK on June 8th: the (snap) General Election 2017. With the country at a pivotal crossroads and so many of us still undecided, this show is a balanced exploration of the defining challenges and choices facing voters at the ballot box. Featured contributors include: Professor Philip Cowley (political scientist at Queen Mary University of London), Ian Dunt (editor of politics.co.uk), Ann Pettifor (economist and c ...
 
Breaking Britain is a podcast produced by the Europe's Borderlands Research Group at the European and International Studies Department in King's College London. Hosted by Russell Foster and Alex Clarkson, it will explore the pressures unravelling the unity of Britain and reopening the future of the island of Ireland in a European context. In each episode we will discuss the challenges reshaping a disunited kingdom as well as a wary republic with scholars and commentators who can provide expe ...
 
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Iain Dale is a British broadcaster, political commentator and publisher, who can be found daily on LBC. Dale writes British political blogs, publishes podcasts and frequently appears on UK news channels. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Jonny talks about racism in the UK after the recent abuse of Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka. There is also discussion on the £20-a-week cut to the Universal Credit system. Island Meet And Greet by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/6641-island-meet-and-greet License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license…
 
In the first episode of our special summer series, Jessica Elgot asks her guests: who is the new Health Secretary, Sajid Javid? How did he rise to the top? What makes him tick? And is he as funny as some claim he is?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspodGuardian
 
The government has finally revealed more details about their plans to build a new national flagship to replace the Royal Yacht Britannia, so Christopher Hope is joined by Defence Secretary Ben Wallace to talk about whether the ship will really pay for itself "many, many times over" as the Prime Minister claims, the lasting impact of the project wit…
 
In our first summer special, Sebastian Payne speaks to the leader of the Scottish Labour party Anas Sarwar about countering Nicola Sturgeon, how he intends to revive his party’s prospects and leadership in lockdown. They also discuss whether Labour is truly a unionist party and if Sarwar will budge his stance against another independence referendum…
 
Katharine Murphy speaks to journalist Gabrielle Chan about her upcoming book, Why you should give a f*ck about farming. Gabrielle talks about how farming is at the intersection of the world’s greatest existential threats. She also explains how food consumption has become increasingly tribal and polarised, which is very similar to the changes we’ve …
 
This week on State of the Union, Stephen Paton (@stephenpaton134) talks about the latest questions around Tory spending, conspiracies within the Yes movement and more. New episodes every Friday – and to reward our listeners, you can now get 20% off an annual subscription to The National (at https://www.thenational.scot/subscribe/) using voucher cod…
 
Last December, a month before his inauguration, Biden announced he was naming former secretary of state John Kerry as the first ever presidential envoy for climate as part of his plan to deal with the crisis. Joan E Greve talks to Oliver Milman about what Biden’s climate change plans are, what challenges he’s up against and if he and John Kerry can…
 
What if they held a Culture War and nobody turned up? A new report says Jo and Josephine Public are less riled by hot button rage issues than we think. Plus, all of a sudden Johnson is wobbling, with a disastrous crime policy launch, his vapid “levelling up” speech, and cratering approval numbers. Are Labour finally making headway on policy or is J…
 
Allegra Stratton, the PM's spokesperson for the COP26 climate summit, caused a stir this week by suggesting we shouldn't pre-wash our dishes in order to help the environment. She joins Christopher Hope to discuss other steps we can all be taking to be more green and why in this time of extreme weather events that is so important. Plus she discusses…
 
Adam Boulton and guests deliver an end of term report as Boris Johnson marks two years as Prime Minister. The pledges made on the steps of Number Ten Downing Street in 2019 have been overshadowed somewhat by the coronavirus pandemic. But what about the future? How can he reset the agenda to achieve the goals he set out on that sunny day in Westmins…
 
Heather Stewart and Rafael Behr discuss ‘crime week’, as the government attempts to shift the narrative. Plus, Katy Hayward, Daniel Boffey and Jess Sargeant look at what’s behind the latest tensions over the Northern Ireland protocol. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod…
 
Jill Rutter speaks to BBC Radio Scotland about the government plans for the Northern Ireland protocol and whether we can see any dividends from Brexit yet.The UK in a Changing Europe
 
Jill Rutter speaks to BBC Radio Scotland about the UK government's introduction of a new command paper on the Northern Ireland Protocol."It's not a surprise because David Frost has trailed that the UK was unhappy with the Protocol really for quite a long time and we've known he's been going around every Parliamentary Select Committee that moves say…
 
In what should have been a big final week of term at Westminster, Boris Johnson had to abandon plans for a big announcement on social care reform. Instead, ministers tried to come up with a series of exemptions to the Covid isolation rules. Plus, how a new front has opened in the ongoing war of attrition with the EU over the Northern Ireland protoc…
 
This week Stephen Paton (@stephenpaton134) talks about Tory plans to overstep devolution in their latest funding plans and more. New episodes every Friday – and to reward our listeners, you can now get 20% off an annual subscription to The National (at https://www.thenational.scot/subscribe/) using voucher code NATIONALPOD2021 See acast.com/privacy…
 
Republican lawmakers have introduced the highest number of anti-trans bills to be filed in a single year in 2021. Joan E Greve speaks to Sam Levin about why some in the GOP are trying to ban transgender children from certain sports teams and limit their access to gender-affirming healthcare.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.c…
 
As Cummings:Kuenssberg gives us yet more Classic Dom content, are we now fine with unelected advisors trying to topple Prime Ministers – or for that matter, Prime Ministers giving the Queen COVID? Freedom Week: has the Government just given up trying to control the virus? Special guest Charles Arthur, author of Social Warming: The Dangerous and Pol…
 
Leaks. Journalists love them, the Prime Minister hates them and Dominic Cummings can’t stop sending them to the BBC. On this week’s podcast, ally of the PM, Conor Burns MP, tells Christopher Hope why the government’s inner workings have improved “dramatically” since the former SpAd’s departure, why Boris Johnson’s leaked WhatsApp messages only tell…
 
Keir Starmer sat down with Robert Peston and Daniel Hewitt for a special interview to mark the podcast's 100th episode - this one really is a must listen. This will be the last episode for a while as we take a break for Parliamentary recess. Remember to like, subscribe and rate us five stars!ITV News
 
Adam Boulton and guests assess the government's Covid gamble after the Prime Minister lifted all remaining restrictions in England against a backdrop of increasing infections and deaths. The vaccination programme is powering on but those IN power have had to change tack somewhat over the issue of self-isolation and so called 'vaccine passports' whi…
 
At this Isolation Insight event, speakers discussed the economics of Brexit and Covid-19, shortly after England ended coronavirus restrictions.Speakers:Ben Chu, economics editor, BBC NewsnightMeredith Crowley, senior fellow, UK in a Changing EuropeGemma Tetlow, chief economist, Institute for GovernmentJonathan Portes, senior fellow, UK in a Changin…
 
Jessica Elgot and Polly Toynbee discuss a purge of so-called far-left factions from the Labour party. Plus, as Boris Johnson again delays the social care overhaul, Heather Stewart, David Gauke, Jill Rutter and Ryan Shorthouse look at the future for his premiership goals. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod…
 
The UK is pressing ahead with the easing of all lockdown measures on July 19, despite coronavirus infections hitting 50,000 a day. How has Downing Street got itself into a mess over masks? Plus we discuss Boris Johnson’s major speech on ‘levelling up’ and ask whether anyone is wiser about what it’s all about. Presented by Sebastian Payne, with Sara…
 
This week Stephen Paton (@stephenpaton134) talks about the UK Government's failure to publish its polling data on the Union, and more. New episodes every Friday – and to reward our listeners, you can now get 20% off an annual subscription to The National (at https://www.thenational.scot/subscribe/) using voucher code NATIONALPOD2021 See acast.com/p…
 
Daniel and Robert discuss the lifting of coronavirus restrictions and how rising cases will mean more and more people are forced to self-isolate. Plus Great British Bake Off star Prue Leith on how to tackle obesity. Remember to like, subscribe and rate us five stars!ITV News
 
It’s been 50 years this month since Henry Kissinger, the then national security advisor, made a secret trip to the People’s Republic of China. Joan E Greve talks to the Guardian’s China affairs correspondent, Vincent Ni, to find out how the current diplomatic relationship compares with 1971. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.co…
 
Johnson and Patel’s dog-whistling finally brings all the racists to football’s yard (who could have predicted this??) but England’s young black players are making fools of their critics. As the country lines up behind Rashford, Saka, Sancho and Mings, is the Culture War about to consume the chancers who started it? Plus, libertarian dogma is frogma…
 
Legendary US pollster Frank Lutz joins Christopher Hope to try to bring nuance to the culture wars debate. He tells listeners why he admires man of the moment, Gareth Southgate and claims America is a harbinger of what's to come if Britain let's "woke" take over. Also on the podcast: MP for Guildford Angela Richardson makes her case for an A3 tunne…
 
Adam Boulton and guests discuss politics and racism, two issues which have come together this week following the online abuse received by some of England's footballers after the defeat to Italy in the final of Euro 2020. This in the week the Runnymede Trust published a report suggesting racism is still 'systemic' in England and that people from eth…
 
Jessica Elgot and Martin Kettle discuss the government’s narrow win to slash foreign aid spending. Plus, Sienna Rodgers, Will Tanner and Sunder Katwala reflect on how politicians are waking up to a progressive patriotism. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspodGuardian
 
This is a special episode of Polling Politics to celebrate the release of Marie's new book Honourable Misfits: A Brief History of Britain's Weirdest, Unluckiest and Most Outrageous MPs. In the episode Joe and Marie discuss everything from 'Freedom Day' to which government department Jack Grealish should run. Presented by Joe Twyman and Marie Le Con…
 
Part 2 of Jonny and Gus' extravagant political discussion. A big chat on cancel culture is followed by a look at Donald Trump's bizarre antics of the past week. Island Meet And Greet by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/6641-island-meet-and-greet License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license…
 
Jonny and Gus break their big discussion into two parts. Part two is coming later in the week. Big Topic: Freedom day confirmed for July 19, meaning coronavirus restrictions are being (mostly) axed. Other topics: Rishi Sunak wants to raise pension by 8% but faces opposition, Universal Credit £20-per-week uplift and furlough scheme to be scrapped, C…
 
Boris Johnson has announced that all remaining lockdown restrictions will end on July 19 in England, but is he acting too hastily with Covid-19 cases rising so quickly? Plus, we debate whether a new form of English patriotism is emerging through the Euro 2020 matches and what this means for Conservative culture warriors. Presented by Sebastian Payn…
 
This week Katharine Murphy interviews former federal Liberal MP Julia Banks – the only member of her party to win a seat held by the opposition at the 2016 election. In her new book, Banks outlines the culture she faced in Canberra, including allegedly being inappropriately touched by a male Coalition MP at Parliament House…
 
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