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The Coronavirus Newscast: Back to the Binders

This episode -13 June 2020

Brexitcast is back! Adam, Laura, Chris and Dr Adler are back to chat through all the latest Brexit shenanigans. 66 more words

Lawfare Podcast: Glenn Kessler on Donald Trump's Assault on Truth

June 23rd, 2020

In this episode of Lawfare’s Arbiters of Truth series on disinformation, Evelyn Douek and Quinta Jurecic spoke with Gabrielle Lim, a researcher with the Technology and Social Change Research Project at Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center and a fellow with Citizen Lab. 172 more words

Al Franken podcast: Atlantic Writer George Packer on How the Pandemic and George Floyd’s Murder have Laid Bare America’s Weaknesses

This week on The Al Franken Podcast, June 14,2020

Packer and Al discuss the how a corrupt political class, a heartless economy, systemic racism, and Donald Trump have led to the failures Americans have been witness to and the victims of these last several months.

Talking Politics: American Fascism: Then and Now

worth listening too, I found the discussion interesting though aspects I disagreed with

This Episode – June 11,2020

David and Helen talk with historian Sarah Churchwell about the origins, uses and abuses of the idea of American fascism. 151 more words

The "Disunited" United Kingdom

Brexit and the Covid 19 pandemic have fractured the UK irreparably.

The Tories repeatedly tell us that in exiting the EU, ” we have taken back our sovereignty and our independence”. 395 more words

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Da Snark Just Won't Stop ...

I have a really bad habit of checking my phone for messages, notifications, and headlines each time I waken during the night.  Since for the past several nights I have been waking up every hour like clockwork, this means I get more news than I do sleep!  1,077 more words

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The Coronavirus Newscast: Defunding the police

This episode -12 June 2020

What does it mean and what could it look like? Adam Fleming and Emily Maitlis get views from the US and UK… 44 more words