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This week in News & Politics

New episodes this week from top New & Politics podcasts

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    This week in News & Politics

    Dec 11 2019

  • Tech.eu / Slush Interview Special: Jean-Eric Paquet (EC) and Fredrik Hjelm (Voi)

    For this episode, we've talked to Jean-Eric Paquet, director-general for research and innovation at the European Commission, and Fredrik Hjelm, co-founder and CEO at Voi Technology.Check out the full show notes on Tech.eu: https://tech.eu/news/podcast-jean-eric-paquet-fredrik-hjelm-voi For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

  • Pod Save the World / A history of failure in Afghanistan

    Tommy and Ben explain why the Russian foreign minister is in Washington and why Vladimir Putin is in Paris, the media and political reaction to the Saudi flight student who murdered his classmates in Florida, updates out of North Korea, an exciting leadership change in Finland, and a troubling religious law in India. Then Afghanistan policy expert Jeff Eggers joins to talk about some extraordinary reporting by the Washington Post about the (somewhat) secret history of policy failures in Afghanis...more

  • BBC Minute / 07:00 GMT

    Drop into BBC Minute every half an hour, 24/7, for the biggest news, sport, technology, health, science, social media and business stories; all in 60 seconds

  • MSNBC Rachel Maddow (video) / MSNBC Rachel Maddow (video) - 12-10-2019-230011

    Through her unique approach to storytelling, Rachel Maddow provides in-depth reporting to illuminate the current state of political affairs and reveals the importance of transparency and accountability from our leaders. Maddow works with unmatched rigor and resolve to explain our complex world and deliver news in a way that's illuminating and dynamic, connecting the dots to make sense of complex issues. Maddow also conducts thoughtful interviews with individuals at the center of current news sto...more

  • Trumpcast / It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Impeachment

    Virginia Heffernan talks to writer David J. Roth about his latest post on impeachment in New York Intelligencer and connections between the Hallmark Channel and Trumpland. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Gist / Expecting History to Judge

    On the Gist, William Barr and malfeasance.In the interview, comedians Drennon Davis and Mike Phirman are here to talk about their podcast Bandtastic, a sci-fi musical for the family. They talk with Mike about how the project came about, adult and child humor, and DJ Yeah.In the spiel, impeachment and history.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • PBS NewsHour - Segments / Divided day on Capitol Hill sees articles of impeachment, trade agreement

    The fallout regarding President Trump's Ukraine policy reached a new milestone on Tuesday, as the House Judiciary Committee introduced two articles of impeachment against the president. But at the same time, recently warring congressional Republicans and Democrats arrived at a major bipartisan agreement on trade. Lisa Desjardins reports and joins Judy Woodruff and Yamiche Alcindor to discuss.

  • Aspen Ideas to Go / Don’t Call Kansas (Or Any Middle America State) ‘Flyover’

    Writers Tara Westover and Sarah Smarsh grew up in rural parts of the mid-section of America and chronicled the stories of their childhoods in best-selling books. While the books vary in emphasis, structure, and theme, both writers agree that people in the Heartland are easily stereotyped by the national media and politicians. “There’s a real gulf between the story we tell ourselves about a country and those conflict- and ratings-driven conversations in New York City studios, and what happens on-...more

  • Stay Tuned with Preet / CAFE Insider 12/10: Abuse(s) of Power

    In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, "Abuse(s) of Power," co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram discuss Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report on the FBI’s Russia investigation.Listen to the full episode with a free 2-week trial of the CAFE Insider membership.

  • Today, Explained / Articles of impeachment

    House Democrats made history today. (Transcript here.)

  • The New Yorker Radio Hour / The March Toward Impeachment

    It’s been a busy week, and it’s only Tuesday. The chair of the House Judiciary Committee unveiled two articles of impeachment against the President, which are nearly certain to be adopted by the House of Representatives. The same day, Congressional Democrats threw their support behind Trump’s renegotiation of NAFTA.   Isaac Chotiner, who writes the Q. & A. column, calls the New Yorker’s Washington correspondent Susan Glasser to talk about the reaction in the capital to the fast-moving impeac...more

  • SBS Dutch - SBS Dutch / Friese Toerist ziet niks van Sydney vanwege de rook.

    Jacqueline is op bezoek bij een vriendin in Australië en dacht er een dagje Sydney aan vast te plakken maar na aankomst in de stad kreeg ze door de oranje nevel niks te zien. "Ik wist niet eens dat er een brug was!" 

  • The NPR Politics Podcast / Democrats Reveal Articles Of Impeachment Against The President

    House Democrats officially unveiled two articles of impeachment against President Trump at a press conference on Tuesday morning: abuse of power in the Ukraine affair and obstruction of Congress. The scope of the charges, which make only a passing reference to special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference, reveals the sway of Democrats' moderate members in shaping the impeachment process.Within hours of that announcement, Democratic leaders convened a second press conf...more

  • The Weeds / The free college debate

    Jane, Dara, and Matt on tuition, debt relief, and the role of major choice in the gender wage gap.What to read:"Democrats’ ongoing argument about free college, explained" by Matthew Yglesias, Vox"‘Free’ College Is a Terrible Idea. Here’s a Better One." by David L. Bahnsen, National ReviewWhite paperHosts:Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Senior correspondent, VoxDara Lind (@DLind), Immigration reporter, ProPublicaJane Coaston (@cjane87), Senior politics reporter, VoxMore to explore:Subscribe to ...more

  • Can He Do That? / Articles of impeachment against Trump are unveiled

    House Democrats announced articles on abuse of power and obstruction of Congress against President Trump in its investigation of his conduct regarding Ukraine. Reporter Mike DeBonis explains what the articles mean, why they matter and what happens next.

  • The Last Word with Matt Cooper / Harry Styles And Liam Payne Get Very Different Reviews For Their New Albums

    Former One Direction bandmates Liam Payne and Harry Styles both have new albums, but they are provoking very different reactions. Payne's LP1 has been getting terrible reviews, while Styles has already been highly praised for Fine Line, which will be released on Friday. Dee Reddy and John Caddell discussed this in our weekly music slot, as well as looking back on the legacy of Roxette singer Marie Fredriksson, who has died aged 61. They also pondered who could be this year's Christmas number one...more

  • Amanpour / Amanpour: Michael Bloomberg, John Avlon, Dexter Filkins, Rana Ayyub, Christine Quinn and Daniel Russo

    Former New York mayor and now democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg joins Christiane Amanpour in Madrid at the COP 25 climate summit. Political analyst and former chief speechwriter to Rudi Giuliani, John Avlon discusses the US presidential race. Dexter Filkins, staff writer at the New Yorker, and Rana Ayyub, global opinions writer at the Washington Post, tell Christiane about their recent collaboration investigating violence against the Muslim minority in India. And our Hari Sreen...more

  • KQED's Forum / Study Highlights ‘The Costs of Code-Switching’ in the Workplace

    “Code-switching,” a term for adapting one’s style of speech, appearance or behavior to gain acceptance and make others feel more comfortable, is one of the core dilemmas black employees face at work. That’s according to a study published last month in the Harvard Business Review that looked at the experiences of black college-educated employees in the United States. While code-switching is often seen as necessary for professional advancement, the study finds there’s great psychological cost to t...more

  • hr2 Der Tag / Das Prinzip Hoffnung – Der Friedensnobelpreis und seine Wirkung

    Grenzkonflikt beigelegt. Grenze geöffnet. Friedensnobelpreis. So kam Abiy Ahmed, der Ministerpräsident von Äthiopien zu einer ehrenvollen Reise nach Oslo. Dort wird er seinen Friedensnobelpreis heute entgegen nehmen - während in vielen Gegenden seines Heimatlandes die Zeichen weiterhin auf Unfrieden stehen. Denn auch wenn nun erst einmal Frieden herrscht mit dem Nachbarland Eritrea - in Äthiopien selbst haben die Konflikte zwischen mehr als 100 verschiedenen ethnischen Gruppen seit Abiy Ahmeds ...more