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Embedded

62 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 10.2K ratings
Host Kelly McEvers takes a story from the news and goes deep. Whether that means digging into the Trump administration's past, the stories behind police shootings caught on video, or visiting a tow...
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Trumpcast

576 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 5.1K ratings
A quasi-daily podcast from Slate chronicling Donald Trump's rise to the presidency and his current administration. Journalists Virginia Heffernan and León Krauze talk to reporters, historians, psyc...
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NBC Meet the Press

36 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★ - 2.5K ratings
NBC News' Meet the Press is the longest-running television show in history, celebrating its 70th anniversary. If it's Sunday, it's Meet the Press with Chuck Todd.
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Amicus With Dahlia Lithwick | Law, justice, and the courts

174 episodes - Latest episode: 8 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.8K ratings
A show about the law and the nine Supreme Court justices who interpret it for the rest of America.
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Trends Like These

266 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 1.3K ratings
Trends Like These is a weekly round-up of what's trending on Facebook, Twitter and all over the Internet. Brought to you every Friday by Travis McElroy, Brent Black, and Courtney Enlow. Follow us o...
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Impeachment, Explained

17 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 1.2K ratings
We are living through history, but keeping up with the unending stream of revelations, statements, tweets, and disputes is already difficult enough. If we’re going to understand this inquiry–and th...
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Ordered Liberty

158 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★★ - 977 ratings
In a world where religion is more potent than culture, and culture is more potent than politics, David French and Alexandra DeSanctis are your guides to the debates and issues that matter most.
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Mark Levin Podcast

753 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 938 ratings
Mark Levin is one of the hottest properties in Talk radio today. He is also one of the leading authors in the conservative political arena. Mark's radio show on WABC in New York City skyrocketed to...
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Crime and Scandal

37 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 610 ratings
Crime and Scandal is a weekly true crime podcast hosted by Levi Page, covering the twists and turns of true crime stories, unsolved mysteries that keep you up at night, court cases, conspiracy theo...
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Half Hour Happy Hour: Ladies Night with Alison and Maude (& Tom)

313 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 403 ratings
Each week Alison Haislip and Maude Garrett (& Tom) sit down for a half hour of happy hour. Drinks are drank and conversations are had covering stories both important and useless. Sit, relax, and kn...
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Says Who?

156 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 307 ratings
Are you looking for some friendly company to help you through the hell that we find ourselves in after the 2016 election? Dan Sinker and Maureen Johnson—one journalist and one author—try to figure ...
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Freedom's Disciple

275 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 287 ratings
Jonathon Dunne is an Irishman who had one dream in life – to become an American citizen. After waiting nearly 13 years, he finally secured a job offer and thought his dream was becoming a reality. ...
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#FSCK 'Em All!

94 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 220 ratings
Your weekly consistency check on America’s political and legal filesystems
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Hot Take

21 episodes - Latest episode: 38 minutes ago - ★★★★ - 203 ratings
A holistic, irreverent, no-bullshit look at the climate crisis and all the ways we’re talking—and not talking—about it. We take a feminist, race-forward lens to the biggest story of our time. Some ...
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UnAborted

59 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 186 ratings
Energetic and unapologetically Pro-Life, UnAborted with Seth Gruber brings you content and commentary from the front-lines of the abortion wars and translates pro-abortion rhetoric into reality.
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Nightside Project

558 episodes - Latest episode: 8 days ago - ★★★★★ - 177 ratings
End your commute happy with Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry from The Nightside Project. Each episode features a feel-good #ZenHeadlines story submitted by the audience.
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FEAR NOT

29 episodes - Latest episode: 8 months ago - ★★★★★ - 173 ratings
FEAR NOT! A weekly info-comedy podcast debunking all the fear mongering we hear every day. Hosts Dr. Barry Glassner (bestselling author of The Culture of Fear) and comedian Alonzo Bodden (Wait Wait...
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Democratica

31 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 150 ratings
The official podcast for OD Action - Occupy Democrats’ partner action network with over 250,000 members. Recorded in Mitch McConnell's backyard, Democratica features the founder of OD Action and 12...
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Y'all Need This Podcast

32 episodes - Latest episode: 10 months ago - ★★★★★ - 128 ratings
Featuring the founder of Texas Humor, Jay B Sauceda and the team behind the content, Y'all Need This Podcast is the show that debates and discusses what it means to be Texan. New episodes published...
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FT News in Focus

1,271 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★ - 124 ratings
News features and analysis from Financial Times reporters around the world. FT News in Focus is produced by Fiona Symon.
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Controlling Our Narrative

31 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 104 ratings
Black American culture has always been the inspiration— but now it’s “mainstream.” … but still often times we don’t even get a seat at the table during the discussion. Black Americans care about na...
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Radical Imagination

16 episodes - Latest episode: 8 days ago - ★★★★★ - 104 ratings
Racism, toxic inequality, persistent poverty, climate change: these are big serious problems, and if you believe they require big audacious solutions, then this is the podcast for you. Hosted by An...
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Deep Democracy

8 episodes - Latest episode: 9 months ago - ★★★★ - 98 ratings
Forget about getting mad or getting even, this is a political show about how we are moving forward. Movement building pros Gina Christo and Wilnelia Rivera helped get Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley ...
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Just Listen to Yourself with Kira Davis

43 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 94 ratings
"Just Listen to Yourself" with Kira Davis is the podcast that asks people, politicians and pundits to just listen to the things they say out loud and think about what they actually really mean. Wor...
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Climate 2020

46 episodes - Latest episode: 10 days ago - ★★★★★ - 90 ratings
A podcast that makes the climate crisis the top issue of the 2020 presidential election. This podcast is hosted by Years Of Living Dangerously award-winning documentary producer David Gelber and C...
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DIE-ALOGUE: a true crime conversation

77 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 87 ratings
DIE-ALOGUE: a true crime conversation, is a weekly true crime podcast, hosted by Rebekah Sebastian. Each week, Rebekah interviews fascinating people connected to true crime in unique ways. Think ...
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And Now The Hard Part

9 episodes - Latest episode: 9 months ago - ★★★★★ - 84 ratings
The world is a particularly confusing and daunting place these days: Russian bots, North Korean nukes, trade wars and climate emergencies. To understand it better, Foreign Policy and the Brookings ...
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BE THE PEOPLE

90 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 75 ratings
America Out Loud Network © – Insightful interviews with movers and shakers, Be the People is about We the People joining forces to reclaim and reshape the best of our nation’s time treasured tradit...
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Questionable Material with Jack & Brian

42 episodes - Latest episode: 13 days ago - ★★★★★ - 74 ratings
A comedy podcast with comedy in it! Brian Sack and Jack Helmuth once had a wickedly clever TV show that was ahead of its time. Now they have a podcast like everyone else.
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WITH A STRAIGHT FACE

52 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 73 ratings
An in depth dive into geo political propaganda and disruptive technology tied together with a dash of positivity and a hint of motivation. The world through the eyes of Silky. as crazy as it may be.