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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

    Sep 25 2022

  • BBC Minute / 15:30 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

  • Slate News / What Next TBD: Can Nuclear Power Be Green?

    Nuclear technology has become more important than ever, thanks to a global energy crisis and climate change. But it also has a complicated history.Guest: Joshua KeatingHost: Lizzie O'Leary Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Best of the Left - Progressive Politics and Culture, Curated by Humans, Not Algorithms / #1516 The Clean-Up Crew (The System of Activist Judges Defending Trump)

    Air Date 9/24/2022 Today, we take a look at the decades-long scheme to funnel conservative activist judges into the judiciary to support Republican policy goals and the resulting legal bulwark defending Trump against prosecution and supporting his future election efforts.  Be part of the show! Leave us a message at 202-999-3991 or email Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com  Transcript BestOfTheLeft.com/Support (Get AD FREE Shows and Bonus Content) Join our Discord community! OUR AFFILIATE LINKS: ExpressVPN.co...more

  • PBS NewsHour - Segments / News Wrap: On the heels of Fiona, a new storm brews in the Caribbean

    In our news wrap Saturday, Florida and the Gulf Coast brace for Tropical Storm Ian while communities from Puerto Rico to Canada deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona, Albert Pujols became the fourth baseball player in MLB history to hit 700 home runs, Biden awarded the National Humanities Medal to singer Elton John, and jazz musician Pharoah Sanders and actress Louise Fletcher have died. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • The Gist / BEST OF THE GIST: Adnan Syed Edition

    In this installment of Best Of The Gist, we listen back to Mike’s 2015 interview with Rabia Chaudry, Colin Miller, and Susan Simpson, the hosts of the Undisclosed podcast, which attempted to unravel the case against Adnan Syed, one complex detail at a time. Then we rewind to Tuesday’s Spiel, in which Adnan Syed is freed.Produced by Joel Patterson and Corey WaraEmail us at thegist@mikepesca.comTo advertise on the show, visit: https://advertisecast.com/TheGist  Learn more about your ad choices. Vi...more

  • This Morning With Gordon Deal / This Weekend with Gordon Deal September 24, 2022

    What happened to your country, prices for these things haven't gone up in decades, and the need to work happy.

  • The Takeaway / Puerto Rico's Political Possibilities Post-Fiona

    The devastation caused by Hurricane Fiona has re-opened conversations about the unsustainable nature of Puerto Rico’s status as a colonial entity. Many are calling for statehood as a solution to bureaucratic challenges that slow down disaster relief. In revisiting this discussion, we hear from Christina Ponsa-Kraus, a Geroge Welwood Murray Professor of Legal History at Columbia Law School and Dr. Charles Venator-Santiago, an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at the Unive...more

  • MSNBC Rachel Maddow (video) / MSNBC Rachel Maddow (video) - 09-23-2022-225405

    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

  • The Five / The Five 09-23-2022

    The Five 09-23-2022 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Ricochet Podcast / Hot For Cleveland

    Today we cover breaking news and the hardly recognizable past. Toby Young joins at the top to to tell us about his personal experience with PayPal's shot at free speech. Later, our old pal Troy Senik returns to give Grover Cleveland the reassessment he deserves. (Get a copy of Troy's book here!)Peter, James and Charlie (Rob's sub for the day) chew over the FBI given whistleblower Kyle Seraphin's allegations; and they have thoughts on the Biden administration's dilemma regarding announcing that t...more

  • The NPR Politics Podcast / Weekly Roundup: September 23rd

    Puerto Rico has — five years after Hurricane Maria killed thousands — again been hit by a devastating storm. Trump was broadly criticized for a mismanaged response; will President Biden prove more capable?And House Republicans have unveiled the policy program they'll push should they retake the chamber, as is expected. The Commitment To America program is rooted in culture war issues and is accompanied by a promise to "conduct rigorous oversight" of the Biden administration.

  • The New Yorker Radio Hour / Roger Federer on Retirement and His Evolution in Tennis

    Roger Federer is playing the last professional tennis match of his career this week. It’s the end of an incredible run. Over two decades, he has demonstrated an unmatchable court intelligence and temperament, winning twenty Grand Slam titles and spending three hundred and ten weeks as the top-ranked men’s player. In 2019, on the eve of playing in his nineteenth U.S. Open, Federer spoke with David Remnick about how he got over an early hot temper and predilection for throwing racquets on the cour...more

  • Today, Explained / I wish I was a little bit taller

    I wish I was a baller. I wish there was a doc who’d break my legs, I would call her.This episode was produced by Miles Bryan, fact-checked by Laura Bullard, engineered by Paul Robert Mounsey, and edited by Sean Rameswaram, who also hosted.Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained  Support Today, Explained by making a financial contribution to Vox! bit.ly/givepodcasts Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Brian Lehrer Show / Brian Lehrer Weekend: COVID Brain Fog; UNGA and Climate; Thanking a Stranger

    Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them. When COVID Gives You 'Brain Fog' (First) | Oxfam America CEO on the UNGA and Climate (Starts at 27:10) | Thanking a Stranger (Starts at 59:20) If you don't subscribe to the Brian Lehrer Show on iTunes, you can do that here.

  • The Economist Podcasts / Checks and Balance: Ukraine relief

    “The world should see the outrageous acts for what they are," Joe Biden told the United Nations General Assembly this week, condemning Russia's invasion of Ukraine. So far, America has led efforts to support Ukraine’s fight back against the aggressor next door. But with food and energy prices high, Vladimir Putin announcing a partial mobilisation (whatever that is) and once again threatening to use nuclear weapons, how long-lasting will support from the West be? Jeremy Shapiro of the Europe...more

  • Monocle 24: The Briefing / Friday 23 September

    As protests in Iran continue, following the death in custody of Mahsa Amini, we analyze the situation - and where the country goes from here. Then, more bad news for Boeing and a check-in from Sao Paolo as Brazil enters the final week of election campaigning. Plus, Andrew Mueller reveals his musical prejudices on What We Learned.

  • Vox Conversations / The politics of 'Yellowstone'

    Into It is a new podcast from Vulture and New York Magazine hosted by Sam Sanders. Each week, Sam and his Vulture colleagues break down the pop culture they can't stop thinking about and help us all obsess . . . better.In this segment, Sam talks to New York Times columnist Tressie McMillan Cottom about the popular TV show Yellowstone and how it reflects our own identity politics.New episodes of Into It drop every Thursday.Listen on Apple Podcasts: apple.co/intoitListen on Spotify: https://open.s...more

  • Playbook Deep Dive / The untold story of Trump's botched impeachments

    It’s hard to imagine a political event that was covered more intensively in real time than Trump’s two impeachments. But only now, 18 months after the Senate acquitted Trump a second time, we are learning crucial new details about what happened behind the scenes of those proceedings. And only now are we starting to reckon with what those two failed impeachments have wrought for Congress, the presidency, and the Constitution — and who was responsible.That reckoning comes courtesy of Playbook’s ow...more

  • Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates / Is Amazon Good for Small Business?

    Amazon has come a long way since online book sales. In fact, when it comes to revenue, Jeff Bezos’ creation is the world’s biggest internet-based company. But what makes the "everything store" so ubiquitous? In large part, it’s the small and medium-sized businesses that use the platform to sell their goods. This year, more than 1.9 million of these businesses participated in its marketplace, which accounted for some 60 percent of Amazon's retail sales. But was it ultimately good for them? In the...more

  • Hillsdale Dialogues Podcast / Churchill the Writer: A Preface to A History of the English-Speaking Peoples 09-23-22

    Churchill the Writer: A Preface to A History of the English-Speaking Peoples 09-23-22