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48 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★ - 2.7K ratings
The Washington Post's Presidential podcast explores how each former American president reached office, made decisions, handled crises and redefined the role of commander-in-chief. It was released l...
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First Things Podcast

231 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 278 ratings
First Things is published by The Institute on Religion and Public Life, an interreligious, nonpartisan research and education institute whose purpose is to advance a religiously informed public phi...
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Resistance Live

121 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 264 ratings
Daily U.S. political updates for the Resistance, brought to you by Elizabeth Cronise McLaughlin.
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Love Anyway

40 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 256 ratings
Our world runs on fear. The loudest voices tell you to be afraid of anyone who’s different. But there’s another way. And it starts with each of us. Love Anyway is an immersive storytelling podcast ...
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How To Be American: The History of Immigration and Migration

32 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 149 ratings
These American stories are not in your standard history book. History tends to be reduced to key moments and celebrated names, and what’s often overlooked are the stories of the ordinary people, b...
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Aggressively Positive

68 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 111 ratings
Aggressively Positive is a positive news podcast brought to you by Adam Theroux of Good People Doing Good. We feature positive and inspiring news stories, uplifting and non conventional looks on li...
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674 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★ - 100 ratings
WorldAffairs is dedicated to curating conversations across difference, on both global challenges and global solutions. We explore international affairs with the world’s most knowledgeable voices in...
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9 episodes - Latest episode: 8 months ago - ★★★★★ - 100 ratings
IMPEACHCAST is a new podcast hosted by former New York Assistant AG Tristan Snell, who led the prosecution of Trump University, and Jeff Kreisler, bestselling author and longtime political comedian...
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Our LAPD Story

26 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 67 ratings
The LAPD is the third largest police department in the country, tasked with policing the second largest city in America, Los Angeles. With around 10,000 sworn police officers and nearly 3000 civili...
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Capitol Confidential

61 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 66 ratings
The Capitol Confidential podcast is a weekly show from the Times Union that focuses on the policy, personalities and politics of New York's state government.
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Pocket-Sized Politics

33 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 47 ratings
Pocket-Sized Politics is a podcast where co-hosts and young voters Amelie and Paris provide a balanced review of the news in 10 minutes or less, weekly. When not discussing the happenings on Capito...
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Dave Emory | WFMU

159 episodes - Latest episode: 9 days ago - ★★★★★ - 42 ratings
Anti-fascist researcher Dave Emory (spelled E-M-O-R-Y) goes into all the hidden truths and details about evil men and their trade practices.
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16 episodes - Latest episode: 10 months ago - ★★★★★ - 42 ratings
2018 was a historic year for Democrats in state legislatures. We gained 8 new Democratic majorities, flipped 405 seats from red to blue, and elected 2,923 Democrats - 1,243 of whom were women. An...
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Blacksite Podcast

121 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 32 ratings
Bring your bug-out-bag and join us - it's a brave new Trump-world and we're here to talk about our sensitive millennial feelings, grill conservatives and organize some liberal uprisings!! Mwahaha!
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Force for Hire

25 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★ - 31 ratings
Welcome to Force for Hire, where we will take you on a deep dive into the shadowy world of private military contracting. Hosts Michelle Harven and Desmon Farris will take listeners behind the scene...
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Long Time No See

14 episodes - Latest episode: 26 days ago - ★★★★★ - 29 ratings
In our world of 24-hour news cycles and constantly updating Twitter feeds, it's easy for important stories to drop off our radar. In MediaFile’s newest podcast, we bring “re-breaking” news coverage...
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Open Space Radio: Parks and Recreation Trends

80 episodes - Latest episode: 11 days ago - ★★★★★ - 27 ratings
Open Space Radio covers trends in parks and recreation, shares news from the field, and interviews park and recreation professionals making a difference in their communities. Open Space Radio is th...
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Branching Out with The Acorn Newspapers

44 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 26 ratings
Branching Out is a weekly podcast expanding on the stories published in the Acorn Newspapers. Reporters and editors will discuss the impact of the stories they report and delve deeper into the issu...
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Middle East Focus

140 episodes - Latest episode: 9 days ago - ★★★★★ - 25 ratings
Weekly discussion of Middle East policy, arts, and culture, featuring experts from the Middle East Institute in Washington, D.C.
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Aspen Insight

31 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 24 ratings
Join host Amina Akhtar as she goes beyond the headlines to unpack complex policy topics and shine a light on leaders who are making a difference. Brought to you by the Aspen Institute.
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62 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 21 ratings
NorCalX is a daily podcast dedicated to covering all the happenings of Northern California.From news, weather, social issues, health and the environment.In person interviews will be sprinkled in w...
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Politics: Meet Me in the Middle

38 episodes - Latest episode: 9 days ago - ★★★★★ - 20 ratings
In an age when saying the wrong thing in a Twitter post could leave you ghosted by onetime friends—or worse—we find our country torn apart at the political seams. But things don’t need to be this w...
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More Perfect AF

25 episodes - Latest episode: 8 months ago - ★★★★★ - 20 ratings
A podcast that follows the leadership of Seattle-based civic action organization Common Purpose in our quest to support a MORE PERFECT (AF) Union. Get a little about how the news of the week affe...
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Social Media and Politics

112 episodes - Latest episode: 20 days ago - ★★★★★ - 19 ratings
Social Media and Politics is a podcast bringing you innovative, first-hand insights into how social media is changing the political game. Subscribe for interviews and analysis with politicians, aca...
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65 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 17 ratings
Hear from Bostonians who are interested in moving this city forward. Tune in to listen to issues related to politics, government, all things Boston, and some pop culture. Hosted by Boston City Coun...
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It Never Hurts to Ask

16 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 15 ratings
Chris is an inquisitive b*stard. He loves to ask questions. It Never Hurts to Ask is all about sitting down with fascinating, unique, and interesting people to ask questions, and see what we learn....
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66 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 14 ratings
GovCast tells the personal stories of the government and industry leaders transforming the public sector, and the bits and pieces typically not covered by federal IT publications. Put on by Governm...
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Smarter Politics

48 episodes - Latest episode: 12 months ago - ★★★★★ - 13 ratings
Political campaigns and politics have become more crazy, confusing and polarizing than ever before. What are political candidates and campaigns really thinking? Listen to an insightful and engaging...
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Public Health Review

39 episodes - Latest episode: 9 days ago - ★★★★★ - 13 ratings
ASTHO’s podcast series, the Public Health Review, features health officials and public health leadership who are on the front lines of state and territorial public health. The series capitalizes on...
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Freedom Watch TV

125 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★ - 11 ratings
Founded in 2004 by Larry Klayman, Freedom Watch is a public interest advocacy group that seeks to further ethics in government and to safeguard individual freedoms and liberties.
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