New episodes this week from top New & Politics podcasts
Twitter gets hit with biggest hack to date, Trump replaces campaign manager, and how to exercise safely outdoors in the heat.
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For many of the 1.5bn pupils affected by school closures, fewer lessons just means more labour—or worse. That spells a lifetime of lost earnings, and lost childhoods. Executive pay has long been in the spotlight, but the pandemic may at last spur some pay cuts. And why Cartagena, the “pearl of the Caribbean”, doesn’t want its old tourism industry back. For full access to print, digital and audio editions of The Economist, subscribe here www.economist.com/intelligenceoffer See aca...more
We take a stroll through the Political Junkie archives this week, starting with a conversation with Douglas Wilder of Virginia. While several African-American candidates are seeking statewide office in the Deep South this year, Wilder started it all, with his election as governor in 1989 — the first black candidate ever elected governor of a state.In addition to a pandemic that is damaging our ability to go to the polls and vote, there have also been numerous charges of voter suppression l...more
On this week’s episode of Stay Tuned with Preet, “Awakening to American Truths,” Preet answers listener questions about the now-rescinded ICE policy that would have revoked visas of international college students and about the origins of the presidential pardon. Then, United States Senator Cory Booker joins Preet for a conversation that covers the congressional response to COVID-19, his bill to remove Confederate statues from the U.S. Capitol Building, and his efforts to...more
Five years ago, Oren Cass sat at the center of the Republican Party. Cass is a former management consultant who served as the domestic policy director for the Mitt Romney campaign and then as a senior fellow at the conservative Manhattan Institute. But then he launched an insurgency. Today, Cass is the founder and executive director of American Compass, a new think tank created to challenge the right-wing economic orthodoxy. Cass thinks conservatism has lost its way, becoming obsessed with low t...more
My guest today is the brilliant Sophie Heawood. I've followed Sophie's work for years, I've loved her columns in the Guardian, VICE and her brilliant newsletter.Sophie has written for many publications including The Times, Guardian, Observer and Vogue and writes the most incredible profiles of A-Listers — she doesn't just interview celebrities she tells incredibly stories while doing so, and crafts features in such a compelling interesting way that makes you feel like you are...more
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
Since the Kosovo War of 1999, the status of Kosovo as a country independent of Serbia has not been resolved. Many countries, including the United States and most of Europe recognize Kosovo as an independent country. But others do not--including Russia, which has blocked Kosovo's aspirations to join the United Nations. This has been the status quo for many years. But in recent months there has been some renewed momentum in diplomacy intended to find an agreement that would satisfy both Serbia and...more
On the Gist, Trump is full of beans.In the second half of a two-part interview, novelist Curtis Sittenfeld is continues talking her new novel Rodham. She and Mike discuss the critiques of Hillary within the book, the final choices in the book, and how it might relate to modern superhero stories.In the spiel, the need for tough follow-ups with Trump.Email us at firstname.lastname@example.orgPodcast production by Daniel Schroeder and Margaret Kelley.Slate Plus members get bonus segments and ad-free podcast fee...more
David talks to the writer Anne Applebaum about her highly personal new book, which charts the last twenty years of broken friendships and democratic failure. We start in Poland with the story of what happened to the high hopes for Polish democracy, including what we've learned from this week's presidential election. But we also take in Trump and Brexit, Hungary and Spain. What explains the prevalence ofconspiracy theories in contemporary politics? Why are so many conservative...more
The coronavirus rages on -- and so does the rhetorical battle over it. Some 137,000 Americans have died from COVID-19, and more than 3.5 million are infected. While Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease doctor, says the U.S. needs to "call a timeout" to get the virus under control, the Trump administration disagrees. Yamiche Alcindor reports and joins Amna Nawaz to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders
California once looked like an example of how to handle the pandemic. Now it’s a warning for other states looking to reopen.Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Five 7-15-2020
... Sessions loses & Sessions wins. Dana Perino, former White House Press Secretary, co-host of Fox News Channel's "The Five" and host of "The Daily Briefing" and Chris Stirewalt Fox News Politics Editor run through the daily goings-on in the world of politics. This week, Dana and Chris discuss Jeff Sessions' loss in Alabama’s GOP Primary on Tuesday, Democrats who are pushing to end the filibuster in the Senate, the potential for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to retire from the Supreme C...more
Joe Biden is doing well in the polls: in traditional Democratic strongholds, in swing states, and even in historically Republican bastions. But Democratic strategists and voters both feel worried that there is something the polls are missing.This episode: campaign correspondent Scott Detrow, campaign correspondent Asma Khalid, senior political editor Domenico Montanaro.Connect:Subscribe to the NPR Politics Podcast here.Email the show at email@example.com.Join the NPR Politics Podcast Facebook ...more
Ireland and Apple have won their appeal against the European Commission which will allow Apple to refrain from paying a €13 billion tax bill, plus another €1.2 in interest that the commission said Apple had to pay back in 2016. It comes as the European Commission unveiled a new tax package built on the twin pillars of fairness and simplicity, to ensure that EU tax policy supports Europe's economic recovery and long-term growth. Ian Guider, markets editor of the Business Post, joined us with this...more
Brigid Schulte, director of the Better Life Lab and author of Overwhelmed: Work, Love and Play when No One has the Time, and New York City Council Member Brad Lander (39th district in Brooklyn) discuss the school and child care puzzle that New York faces.
Why Is the U.S. Lagging Behind on COVID-19 Testing? With cases on the rise across much of the country, COVID-19 testing remains critical, but still not widely available. How U.S. Heat Waves Are a Challenge for COVID-19 Heat waves throughout the Southwest could be contributing to the spread of the coronavirus. Breaking Down Tuesday's Election Results for Alabama, Maine, and Texas On Tuesday, elections were held to determine Senate candidates for important races in Alabama, Texas, and Maine. The T...more
Mickey Craig and Larry P. Arnn join Hugh Hewitt to discuss Xenophon.