Policy Podcasts

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Moderate Rebels

164 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 624 ratings
Moderate Rebels was a political podcast and video show hosted by journalists Max Blumenthal and Benjamin Norton. It ended in January 2022.
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Plenary Session

307 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 562 ratings
A podcast on medicine, oncology, & health policy. Host: Vinay Prasad, MD MPH from University of California San Francisco. Tweet your feedback to @Plenary_Session or e-mail [email protected]
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City Journal's 10 Blocks

280 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 490 ratings
City Journal's 10 Blocks, a weekly podcast hosted by editor Brian C. Anderson, features discussions on urban policy and culture with City Journal editors, contributors, and special guests. Forthcom...
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Macro Musings with David Beckworth

352 episodes - Latest episode: about 5 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 287 ratings
Hosted by David Beckworth of the Mercatus Center, Macro Musings is a podcast which pulls back the curtain on the important macroeconomic issues of the past, present, and future.
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3 Ps in a Pod: An Education Podcast

161 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 126 ratings
Being an educator in the 21st century is indescribably complex. There’s a constant pressure to meet standards and help students achieve, but there’s also a need to allow learners to color outside t...
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70 Million

54 episodes - Latest episode: 9 months ago - ★★★★★ - 108 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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16 Minutes News by a16z

84 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 104 ratings
16 Minutes on the News is a short news podcast where we cover the top headlines of the week, the a16z podcast way -- why are these topics in the news; what's real, what's hype from our vantage poin...
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Against the Grain

173 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 93 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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Israel Policy Pod

264 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★ - 89 ratings
A weekly podcast that goes beyond the headlines to bring you analysis from Israel Policy Forum experts and distinguished guests including policymakers, activists, and academics.
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Teaching, Reading, and Learning: The Reading League Podcast

25 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 89 ratings
Teaching, Reading & Learning: The Podcast elevates important contributions to the educational community, with the goal of inspiring teachers, informing practice, and celebrating people in the commu...
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Young Farmers Podcast

64 episodes - Latest episode: 8 months ago - ★★★★★ - 79 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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185 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 74 ratings
Our hosts speak 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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Smart Women, Smart Power

147 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★ - 64 ratings
CSIS Smart Women, Smart Power is a speaker series on women in international business and global affairs. The weekly podcast features leading women from the corporate, government, and national secur...
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Opinion Has It

145 episodes - Latest episode: 9 months ago - ★★★★★ - 63 ratings
Opinion Has It by Project Syndicate features conversations with leading economists, policymakers, authors, and researchers on the world’s most pressing issues. Tune in for biweekly analyses and ins...
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Ways & Means

66 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 60 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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88 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 57 ratings
Overwatch, an Institute for the Study of War podcast, goes beyond the news headlines to give listeners analysis and commentary on issues related to U.S. national security and American foreign poli...
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Party Politics

243 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 56 ratings
Overwhelmed by the political news cycle every week? We get it — that’s why we’re ‘keeping the fun but losing all the drama’ of politics! Party Politics podcast is hosted by Brandon Rottinghaus and...
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UCLA Housing Voice

33 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 53 ratings
Why does the housing market seem so broken? And what can we do about it? UCLA Housing Voice tackles these questions in conversation with leading housing researchers, with each episode centered on a...
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How to Fix the Internet

34 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 48 ratings
The internet is broken—but it doesn’t have to be. If you’re concerned about how surveillance, online advertising, and automated content moderation are hurting us online and offline, the Electronic ...
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Iron Butterfly

49 episodes - Latest episode: 27 days ago - ★★★★★ - 46 ratings
The first podcast by and for women in the US Intelligence Community, co-produced by the Amazing Women of the IC (AWIC) and National Security Institute at George Mason University's Antonin Scalia L...
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Departures with Robert Amsterdam

138 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★★ - 44 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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Academic Medicine Podcast

216 episodes - Latest episode: 14 days ago - ★★★★ - 42 ratings
Meet medical students and residents, clinicians and educators, health care thought leaders and researchers in this podcast from the journal Academic Medicine. Episodes chronicle the stories of thes...
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Take as Directed

204 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★ - 41 ratings
Take as Directed is the podcast series of the CSIS Global Health Policy Center. It highlights important news, events, issues, and perspectives in global health policy, particularly in infectious di...
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102 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 41 ratings
Audio selections from YIMBY Action. Interviews, panel discussions, speeches and more, including round-table discussions on local politics and urban policy with folks across the US in the pro-housin...
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Rethinking Palestine

21 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 40 ratings
Rethinking Palestine is a podcast from Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network, a transnational think tank that aims to foster public debate on Palestinian human rights and self-determination. W...
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Asia In-Depth

68 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★ - 39 ratings
There's never been a better time to understand what's going on in Asia. That's why we talk to the people who know it best. The Asia In-Depth podcast brings you conversations with the world's leadin...
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Panorama: on politics, Latinos, and conservatism

15 episodes - Latest episode: 11 months ago - ★★★★★ - 38 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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Quorum Call

271 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 36 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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Peachpod: A Georgia Politics Podcast

289 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★ - 33 ratings
Welcome to PeachPod, a podcast about Georgia politics.
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Local Energy Rules

174 episodes - Latest episode: 12 days ago - ★★★★★ - 32 ratings
This bi-weekly podcast from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance shares powerful stories of local renewable energy, from mayors discussing their city’s commitment to 100% renewable energy to tales...