This week in News & Politics

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    This week in News & Politics

    Jun 24 2018

  • NPR News: 06-24-2018 11AM ET

    NPR News: 06-24-2018 11AM ET

  • 13:00 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

  • Sunday Special Ep 7: Jason Whitlock

    Former ESPN sportswriter Jason Whitlock weighs in on the NFL kneeling debate, police brutality, and single motherhood as he rejects victimhood culture on this episode of The Sunday Special! Date: 06-24-2018

  • How Does a Music Supervisor Work?

    If you really love the music in a film from the last 25 years, there’s a good chance Randall Poster was responsible for that. This week, Jordan speaks to the veteran music supervisor who has worked with Wes Anderson, Martin Scorsese, Richard Linklater, Harmony Korine and plenty of other directors you love. Randall tells about collaborating with some of the world’s best auteurs, hunting down obscure recordings in India, and delicately convincing directors that, sometimes, their favorite song...more

  • “I vote. Do u?” (LIVE from Nashville)

    Trump has no plan to reunite the children he separated from their parents, Republicans in Congress struggle to pass an immigration bill, and Democrats announce a new plan to mobilize young people, Africans Americans, Latinos, and other voters who don’t always turn out for midterm elections. Then Stephanie Teatro talks to Dan and Symone Sanders about her work as the co-director of the Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition. 

  • Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Double Cross: 2 of 2: The True Story of the D-Day Spies" by Ben Macintyre

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Pas de Calais, Speidel, Lang, Rommel Info non-talk.svg Archive description  Description provided by the archive when the original description is incomplete or wrong. You can help by reporting errors and typos at Commons:Bundesarchiv/Error reports. Frankreich, Pas de Calais (K.V.A. C).- Generalfeldmarschall Rommel bei einer Inspektion des Atlantikwalls; v.l. Generalleutnant Hans Speidel, Hauptmann Lang, Generalfeldmarschall Erwin Rommel mit Karte; PK KBZ OB West Depicted peopl...more

  • Doors Closing! Life As A CTA Rail Operator

    Long hours, fatigue, and boredom can be hazards of the job. But former rail operators say there’s a lot to love about driving an 'L' train.

  • Ep. 254 - Sen. Marco Rubio

    Senator Marco Rubio, the son of Cuban immigrants, joins David for the Axe Files on CNN to discuss the ongoing battle at the border, the Trump administration’s zero tolerance policy, the Mueller investigation, and Republicans’ relationship with the President.

  • Saudi Arabia Lifts Its Ban On Women Drivers

    Another step in the sweeping changes in Saudi Arabia. Also: Tens of thousands march in London over Brexit and final rallies before elections in Turkey.

  • Rivals challenge Erdogan’s iron grip on eve of Turkey’s election

    Even though Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan has acquired a fervent voter base since he became prime minister in 2003 and then president in 2014, opponents ahead of the election on Sunday are proving that his victory is no longer a…

  • Ep. 144 How to Answer Climate Alarmists? Read Their Own Reports

    In this episode, Bob flies solo and fields another Contra Cruiser request. Specifically, he explains the standard Austrian approach to air pollution, and then talks about the risks of catastrophic climate change. Do libertarians just have to hope nothing really bad happens?  Show notes for Ep. 144

  • The Bright Side of Masculinity: How Gender Roles are Changing in 2018

    All this week, The Takeaway is talking about men. The Takeaway speaks with two experts about why they're optimistic for the future of masculinity; Since the Parkland shooting, comedian and actor Michael Ian Black has been thinking critically about how masculinity is shaping our youth; a former NBA player spent most of his life running away from his experience of childhood sexual abuse, until it caught up to him; a man who was assigned female at birth and then transitioned to male in his mid-20s ...more

  • Don’t Wake Fascist Grandpa

    Recorded live at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Jon is joined by Symone Sanders, Liliana Seguro, and Benjamin Sawyer to break down the week's news. Trump shifts, but families are still separated. Fox & Friends gets a little too honest about who deserves compassion. Kellyanne Conway faces an unlikely critic. And sometimes it's hard to tell the difference between a Trump stooge and a villain from X-Men. Anyway, awful week, but a great show at an amazing place.

  • The Eights | 2018

    The Brian Lehrer Show, in conjunction with The Harris Poll, looks at the history of the American Culture Wars in our lifetimes, as seen through years that end with the number 8. Catch up on this week's archival audio and conversations with listeners and experts to explore how Americans see themselves and each other in 2018. What Unites Us (First) | What Divides Us (42:15) | A Class-Based Progressive Change (1:12:41) If you don't subscribe to the Brian Lehrer Show on iTunes, you can do that here....more

  • Ask A Drag Queen

    In the last few decades, drag performance has gone from underground entertainment to mainstream television. But drag is not a monolith; performers vary in approach and intent — just watch "RuPaul's Drag Race."We have a panel of drag queens and kings — Bianca Del Rio, Brigitte Bidet, Lena Lett and Pretty Rik E — to answer your questions. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to our podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1a.

  • Playback 23rd June 2018

    Highlights from the past week's RTE Radio programmes with Marian Richardson

  • The Daily Presents “Caliphate,” Chapter 10

    The New York Times has introduced a documentary audio series that follows Rukmini Callimachi, who covers terrorism for The Times, on her quest to understand ISIS. Today, as a special episode of “The Daily,” we offer the last chapter of “Caliphate.” Rukmini asks: What does the future hold for the ISIS returnee who confessed to murder? And what does he believe now?For more information about the series, visit episode includes disturbing language and scenes of graphic viol...more

  • The week ahead: The Arab revolution

    How radical reforms in Saudi Arabia are changing the Gulf and the wider Arab world. And in Turkey will President Recep Tayyip Erdogan be re-elected? Also, Anne McElvoy discusses free speech with comedian Corinne Fisher. Christopher Lockwood hosts Music by Chris Zabriskie “Divider” (CC by 4.0 UK)

  • Ripped Apart: Families Separated at the Border

    President Donald Trump said he was ending family separation at the border this week. But we’ve stayed on the story, investigating the issues that remain: children being drugged at migrant shelters, asylum-seekers being denied at ports of entry and the problems with Trump’s new detention plan. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

  • Overtime - Episode #465: Political Alliances, Gun Laws, Mental Health

    Bill and his guests – Colion Noir, Michael Pollan, Josh Barro, Michael Smerconish, and Neera Tanden answer viewer questions after the show. (Originally aired 06/22/18)