Politics Weekly

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Political analysis from the Guardian and Observer's top journalists and commentators

Episódios

  •  Party leaders brace for Super Thursday: Politics Weekly podcast

    Party leaders brace for Super Thursday: Politics Weekly podcast

    05/05/2021 Duração: 39min

    Heather Stewart and Polly Toynbee assess party campaigns in the run-up to the regional and local elections on 6 May. Aubrey Allegretti asks the pollsters Emily Gray and Joe Twyman what to expect. Plus, 100 years after the partition of Ireland, Rory Carroll is joined by Prof Peter Shirlow and Patricia MacBride to look at the future of Northern Ireland. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  •  Biden’s ‘transformative’ 100 days in office: Politics Weekly Extra

    Biden’s ‘transformative’ 100 days in office: Politics Weekly Extra

    30/04/2021 Duração: 26min

    Despite Joe Biden only being president for a little more than three months, some are calling his tenure ‘transformative’. Jonathan Freedland and Robert Reich dissect the US leader’s first 100 days in office. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  •  Tories scramble to defend Johnson: Politics Weekly podcast

    Tories scramble to defend Johnson: Politics Weekly podcast

    28/04/2021 Duração: 38min

    Jessica Elgot is joined by Zoe Williams and Sonia Sodha to make sense of the chaos at No 10 Downing Street. Peter Walker, Helena Smith and Jon Henley discuss the pressure European leaders are under to get people travelling again this summer. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  •  Does Biden’s cabinet ‘look like America’? Politics Weekly Extra

    Does Biden’s cabinet ‘look like America’? Politics Weekly Extra

    23/04/2021 Duração: 28min

    Joe Biden promised to build the most diverse administration in history. So how did he do? Jonathan Freedland talks to Paul Begala, the former adviser to Bill Clinton. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  •  ‘Stench of sleaze’ over Johnson’s government: Politics Weekly podcast

    ‘Stench of sleaze’ over Johnson’s government: Politics Weekly podcast

    21/04/2021 Duração: 41min

    Heather Stewart and John Crace discuss the prime minister’s texts to a billionaire businessman, as well as his attempt to save the beautiful game he doesn’t watch. Peter Walker looks into the dos and don’ts of lobbying in parliament. Plus Aubrey Allegretti speaks to Jayne Ozanne about why she resigned from the government’s LGBT advisory panel. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  •  Cuomo and the ‘macho’ problem in New York: Politics Weekly Extra

    Cuomo and the ‘macho’ problem in New York: Politics Weekly Extra

    16/04/2021 Duração: 27min

    As the governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, tries to cling on to power, Jonathan Freedland and Alexis Grenell discuss why the state with one of the most liberal cities in the world has failed to match its politics with modern society. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  •  Tories grapple with Greensill scandal: Politics Weekly podcast

    Tories grapple with Greensill scandal: Politics Weekly podcast

    14/04/2021 Duração: 41min

    Jessica Elgot and Martin Kettle run through the week’s biggest stories, including the growing Greensill scandal. Rory Carroll and Naomi Long discuss what’s happening in Northern Ireland. Plus, Aubrey Allegretti previews that all-important byelection in Hartlepool. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  •  The hypocrisy of the Christian right: Politics Weekly Extra

    The hypocrisy of the Christian right: Politics Weekly Extra

    09/04/2021 Duração: 26min

    Amidst allegations central to the Matt Gaetz scandal, Jonathan Freedland speaks to Peter Wehner of the Ethics and Public Policy Center. They discuss the decades-old pattern of prominent Christian political leaders and commentators, who forgive allies for the same transgressions for which they harshly judge their opponents. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  •  Labour’s reckoning at the ballot box: Politics Weekly podcast

    Labour’s reckoning at the ballot box: Politics Weekly podcast

    07/04/2021 Duração: 38min

    It has been a year since Keir Starmer took over as Labour leader. Rafael Behr and Gaby Hinsliff look at how he should push the party forward after a frustrating year in opposition. Lisa O’Carroll speaks to the EU ambassador to the UK about violence in Northern Ireland and vaccine wars. Plus, Peter Walker looks at the Green party’s local campaign in the north of England. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  •  The battle for DC statehood: Politics Weekly Extra

    The battle for DC statehood: Politics Weekly Extra

    02/04/2021 Duração: 21min

    The Guardian’s Washington bureau chief, David Smith, speaks to the campaign director for 51 for 51, Stasha Rhodes, who is advocating for the US capital to become a state, giving more than 700,000 residents equal representation in Congress. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  •  A sleazy week for Westminster: Politics Weekly podcast

    A sleazy week for Westminster: Politics Weekly podcast

    31/03/2021 Duração: 37min

    Heather Stewart and Peter Walker look at the latest news from Westminster. Libby Brooks reports on the current state of Scottish politics. Plus, Katie Perrior and Paul Harrison dissect No 10’s communications strategy, including a new press briefing room. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  •  The Republican partys problem with race: Politics Weekly Extra

    The Republican party's problem with race: Politics Weekly Extra

    26/03/2021 Duração: 27min

    This week, Jonathan Freedland speaks to Michael Steele, a former chair of the Republican national committee. The pair discuss why he chose to campaign for a Joe Biden victory, and how the Republicans are getting it wrong when it comes to Black and minority voters. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  •  Regrets, Johnson has a few: Politics Weekly podcast

    Regrets, Johnson has a few: Politics Weekly podcast

    24/03/2021 Duração: 37min

    Jessica Elgot and Rafael Behr discuss calls for a public inquiry into the UK government’s handling of coronavirus, as well as the ongoing vaccine battle with the EU. Plus, Jessica speaks to several key political figures in Westminster and beyond about their memories of when the prime minister announced the first national lockdown. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  •  Why Medicare for All is a political headache: Politics Weekly Extra

    Why Medicare for All is a political headache: Politics Weekly Extra

    19/03/2021 Duração: 23min

    The Guardian health reporter Jessica Glenza steps in for Jonathan Freedland this week. She speaks to Dr Abdul El-Sayed, co-author of a new book, Medicare for All: A Citizen’s Guide, about why the concept of providing healthcare coverage for all Americans is so politically vexing. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  •  A government fearful of protest: Politics Weekly podcast

    A government fearful of protest: Politics Weekly podcast

    17/03/2021 Duração: 39min

    Heather Stewart and Aubrey Allegretti discuss the police, crime, sentencing and courts bill, and the integrated defence review. Peter Walker talks to Richard Adams and Justine Greening about government plans to help children who have missed out on vital schooling in the last year. Plus, Anand Menon updates us on the fraught relationship between the UK and the EU. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  •  The fight for voting rights in the US: Politics Weekly Extra podcast

    The fight for voting rights in the US: Politics Weekly Extra podcast

    12/03/2021 Duração: 22min

    Disclaimer: While the NAACP LDF shares the same moniker as NAACP it is an entirely separate entity, having separated from the organisation in 1957. As Republicans continue to pass bills that would restrict voting rights for many, and as the Democrats try to fight back on the federal level, Jonathan Freedland speaks to Janai Nelson of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund about the importance of the battle for minority voters across the country. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  •  Johnson defensive over NHS pay: Politics Weekly podcast

    Johnson defensive over NHS pay: Politics Weekly podcast

    10/03/2021 Duração: 40min

    Jessica Elgot and Sonia Sodha run over a turbulent week in Westminster. Henry Hill and Laura Round discuss the difficulties for Conservatives in responding to the proposed overseas aid cut. Plus, Severin Carrell speaks to the new leader of the Scottish Labour party leader, Anas Sarwar. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  •  Biden makes friends with the west: Politics Weekly Extra

    Biden makes friends with 'the west': Politics Weekly Extra

    05/03/2021 Duração: 26min

    This week, guest host Rafael Behr puts some epoch-defining questions to the former US ambassador to Nato Nicholas Burns. How does the president convince the Europeans that America is reliable? How does Washington begin to engage with Vladimir Putin’s Russia? Does ‘the west’ exist any more?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  •  Sunak backs businesses but forgets NHS: Politics Weekly podcast

    Sunak backs businesses but forgets NHS: Politics Weekly podcast

    03/03/2021 Duração: 38min

    Heather Stewart and Richard Partington run through the main budget headlines. Andrew Gimson and Nicola McEwen discuss the state of the union. Plus, Steven Morris speaks to Peter Robertson about how the Welsh food and drink industry has coped since Brexit. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  •  The conservatives shaking up the Republican party: Politics Weekly Extra

    The conservatives shaking up the Republican party: Politics Weekly Extra

    26/02/2021 Duração: 25min

    As Donald Trump prepares to address the crowds at the Conservative Political Action Conference this weekend, Jonathan Freedland speaks to Evan McMullin, who is leading the charge to create an alternative option to the current Republican party for conservatives. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

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