Policy News Podcasts

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AM Joy

96 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 1.8K ratings
Every weekend on AM Joy, award-winning journalist and author Joy Reid passionately tackles the most important political and news topics of the week, exploring how policy decisions are shaping the c...
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Bloggingheads.tv: The Glenn Show

77 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 1K ratings
Glenn Loury invites guests from the worlds of academia, journalism and public affairs to share insights on economic, political and social issues.
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Mind of State

41 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★★ - 141 ratings
Mind of State is a podcast where politics and psychology meet. Each episode features lively commentary on current events, policymakers, and the body politic, and how we have arrived at this moment,...
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Radical Imagination

19 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 128 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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Big Ideas with Ben Weingarten

21 episodes - Latest episode: 8 months ago - ★★★★★ - 115 ratings
Big Ideas with Ben Weingarten features compelling long-form conversations with exceptional thinkers and doers on the most important ideas and issues of our time, and all time. Discussions focus on ...
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70 Million

43 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 97 ratings
This award-winning and Peabody-nominated podcast documents how locals are addressing the role of jails in their backyards. Reporters travel around the country and hear from people directly impacted...
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She Thinks

304 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 81 ratings
She Thinks is a podcast for women (and men) who are sick of the spin in today’s news cycle and are seeking the truth. Once a week, every week, She Thinks host Beverly Hallberg is joined by guests w...
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Departures with Robert Amsterdam

74 episodes - Latest episode: 12 days ago - ★★★★★ - 77 ratings
International lawyer Robert Amsterdam and other members from the Amsterdam & Partners LLP team host a wide range of special expert guests to discuss leading international political and business iss...
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Young Farmers Podcast

62 episodes - Latest episode: 23 days ago - ★★★★★ - 76 ratings
The internet is flooded with food photos, recipes and diet advice, partisan news, and farmer-inspired fashion, but who is listening to the farmers themselves? Farmers grow your food and manage near...
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Against the Grain

111 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 75 ratings
National Journal Politics Editor Josh Kraushaar hosts the sharpest minds in Washington for no-BS conversations about what’s really happening inside the Beltway and on the campaign trail.
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PolicyCast

161 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 72 ratings
Host Thoko Moyo speaks with leading experts in public policy, media, and international affairs about their experiences confronting the world's most pressing public problems.
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Dave Emory | WFMU

188 episodes - Latest episode: 13 days ago - ★★★★★ - 49 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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BASED with Hannah Cox

6 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 49 ratings
How do you know what to think unless you are told? Sadly, most people don’t and are left to rely on biased news sources, political parties, and their social media peers. Libertarian-Conservative Co...
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Ways & Means

55 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 45 ratings
Ways and Means features bright ideas for how to improve human society. The show is produced by the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University.
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EFF's How to Fix the Internet

6 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 41 ratings
How To Fix the Internet is a podcast mini-series from the Electronic Frontier Foundation that examines potential solutions to six ills facing the modern digital landscape. Over the course of 6 epis...
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Off-Nominal

43 episodes - Latest episode: 29 days ago - ★★★★★ - 40 ratings
Two friends, two beers, and a casual conversation about space. Landing monthly in your podcast feed.
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Foreign Policy Focus

251 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 37 ratings
Foreign Policy Focus is a podcast hosted by me, Kyle! It covers current events overseas and how those events affect you at home. While US military operations in the Middle East seem like they are o...
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Panorama: on politics, Latinos, and conservatism

14 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 37 ratings
How are Latino conservatives contributing to today's politics? Why are some Latinos conservative, and what does the future for Latinos in the conservative policy sphere hold? In this podcast, Gil G...
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Infill

76 episodes - Latest episode: 9 days ago - ★★★★★ - 36 ratings
Audio selections from YIMBY Action. Interviews, panel discussions, speeches and more, including round-table discussions on local politics and urban policy with folks hanging out at the Yimby Action...
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The Texan Podcast

105 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 35 ratings
The Texan's podcast includes weekly roundups of important news, additional insights from our reporters, and exclusive interviews with the people who have direct influence on politics and policy in ...
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None of the Above

43 episodes - Latest episode: 8 days ago - ★★★★★ - 35 ratings
As the United States confronts an ever-changing set of international challenges, our foreign policy leaders continue to offer the same old answers. But what are the alternatives? In None of the Abo...
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Quorum Call

208 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 34 ratings
No one knows Capitol Hill and the corridors of Washington power like National Journal, and now NJ brings you Quorum Call—a weekly podcast on Congress, policy, and politics. Hosted by National Journ...
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Capitol Crude: The US Oil Policy Podcast

317 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★ - 33 ratings
Listen to in-depth weekly analysis of US oil policy news from our senior editors covering the Capitol.
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Middle East Focus

164 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 29 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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Peachpod: A Georgia Politics Podcast

262 episodes - Latest episode: 9 days ago - ★★★★ - 27 ratings
Welcome to PeachPod, a podcast about Georgia politics.
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Model Citizen

16 episodes - Latest episode: 25 days ago - ★★★★★ - 27 ratings
MODEL CITIZEN is an interview podcast that explores big, new ideas in politics and policy with captivating original thinkers ... premised on the idea that we have a duty as citizens and neighbors t...
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IS: Off the Page

13 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 24 ratings
IS: Off the Page brings policymakers, academics, and practitioners into conversation about security issues of global importance. In each episode, we will discuss a recent piece of research publishe...
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Fault Lines

69 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★★ - 23 ratings
Fault Lines examines national security and foreign policy issues with expert perspectives from across the political spectrum. This motley crew will examine national security and foreign policy iss...
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SacTown Talks

201 episodes - Latest episode: 12 days ago - ★★★★★ - 22 ratings
Weekly News Roundups and Conversations with California’s Leaders in Politics and Policy.
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Tempest Tossed

41 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 22 ratings
Conversations on immigration and refugees that go beyond the predictable soundbites. Join Alex Aleinikoff and guests for in-depth discussions on what's happening on the ground and how to understand...