Politics Weekly

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

Episódios

  • The GOP’s push for anti-trans laws: Politics Weekly Extra

    23/07/2021 Duração: 25min

    Republican lawmakers have introduced the highest number of anti-trans bills to be filed in a single year in 2021. Joan E Greve speaks to Sam Levin about why some in the GOP are trying to ban transgender children from certain sports teams and limit their access to gender-affirming healthcare.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  • Government ‘all over the place’ as summer recess begins: Politics Weekly podcast

    21/07/2021 Duração: 29min

    Jessica Elgot and Polly Toynbee discuss a purge of so-called far-left factions from the Labour party. Plus, as Boris Johnson again delays the social care overhaul, Heather Stewart, David Gauke, Jill Rutter and Ryan Shorthouse look at the future for his premiership goals. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  • What is the state of US-China relations? Politics Weekly Extra

    16/07/2021 Duração: 24min

    It’s been 50 years this month since Henry Kissinger, the then national security advisor, made a secret trip to the People’s Republic of China. Joan E Greve talks to the Guardian’s China affairs correspondent, Vincent Ni, to find out how the current diplomatic relationship compares with 1971. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  • Politicians wrestle with patriotism: Politics Weekly podcast

    14/07/2021 Duração: 28min

    Jessica Elgot and Martin Kettle discuss the government’s narrow win to slash foreign aid spending. Plus, Sienna Rodgers, Will Tanner and Sunder Katwala reflect on how politicians are waking up to a progressive patriotism. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  • Is Harris a good vice-president? Politics Weekly Extra

    09/07/2021 Duração: 24min

    After a rocky few weeks for Kamala Harris, Joan E Greve speaks to Lawrence Haas, former communications director for Al Gore, about the ins and outs of being a successful second in command to the president. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  • Johnson’s gamble with Covid: Politics Weekly – podcast

    07/07/2021 Duração: 29min

    Heather Stewart is joined by Sonia Sodha to discuss the government’s announcement that most coronavirus restrictions in England will end on 19 July. Plus, after last week’s win in Batley and Spen, Labour feels emboldened. How does Keir Starmer use this victory to his advantage?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  • Trump’s true battle with coronavirus: Politics Weekly Extra

    02/07/2021 Duração: 24min

    Jonathan Freedland speaks to Yasmeen Abutaleb, author of a new book that details just how serious the president’s condition was when he contracted Covid-19 last October. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  • Javid brings confidence after scandal: Politics Weekly podcast

    30/06/2021 Duração: 30min

    Jessica Elgot and Rafael Behr discuss Matt Hancock’s departure and the issues facing the new health secretary, Sajid Javid. Plus, after one of the nastiest campaigns in UK politics in recent times, will the Batley and Spen byelection cause another electoral upset for Labour?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  • Biden v US Catholic bishops: Politics Weekly Extra

    25/06/2021 Duração: 22min

    Last week Catholic bishops in the US voted to move forward with plans that could result in Joe Biden being banned from receiving communion because of his stance on abortion. Jonathan Freedland speaks to former congressman Tom Perriello about the decision and its potential impact on voters. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  • Did Brexit transform UK politics forever? Politics Weekly podcast

    23/06/2021 Duração: 32min

    Heather Stewart and Gaby Hinsliff look at the latest news out of Westminster. Plus: as we mark the fifth anniversary of the Brexit referendum, has it changed British politics irreversibly? Laura Parker, James Starkie and Anand Menon look back.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  • Joe Manchin and the filibuster: Politics Weekly Extra

    18/06/2021 Duração: 25min

    Jonathan Freedland and Prof Sarah Binder discuss why two Democratic senators are proving a thorn in Joe Biden’s side. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  • Johnson’s reluctant surrender to science: Politics Weekly podcast

    16/06/2021 Duração: 28min

    Jessica Elgot and Martin Kettle discuss the political fallout of the announced delay to the lifting of coronavirus restrictions in England. Plus: Peter Walker is joined by Sonia Sodha and Katy Balls to ask why MPs are so keen to get involved in the perennial culture wars. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  • How much trouble is Rudy Giuliani in? Politics Weekly Extra

    11/06/2021 Duração: 29min

    As an investigation and lawsuit hang over the former New York mayor and lawyer to Donald Trump, Jonathan Freedland finds out about the man from biographer Andrew Kirtzman. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  • Domestic pressures ahead of hosting the G7: Politics Weekly podcast

    09/06/2021 Duração: 43min

    Heather Stewart and Polly Toynbee discuss the Tory rebellion over foreign aid cuts in a week in which the government will host the G7 group of wealthy nations. Jessica Elgot is joined by Patrick Wintour and Sir Ivan Rogers to look ahead to the summit. Plus: Rory Carroll asks Dr Alan Renwick about the findings of the working group on unification referendums on the island of Ireland. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  • Republicans grapple with Marjorie Taylor Greene: Politics Weekly Extra

    04/06/2021 Duração: 24min

    Jonathan Freedland and Joan E Greve look at what it might take for the Republican leadership to properly punish Marjorie Taylor Greene for the outrageous and offensive comments she continues to make. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  • Johnson’s latest lockdown dilemma: Politics Weekly podcast

    02/06/2021 Duração: 43min

    Jessica Elgot and Zoe Williams look at the arguments for and against lifting England’s last Covid restrictions on 21 June; Libby Brooks, Dani Garavelli and Kezia Dugdale discuss the newly elected Scottish parliament; plus Aubrey Allegretti talks to Sajjad Karim about the Tory Islamophobia report published last week. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  • Should Biden reform the supreme court? Politics Weekly Extra

    28/05/2021 Duração: 28min

    Last week, the US supreme court agreed to hear a case that could significantly roll back abortion rights. This week, Jonathan Freedland speaks to Christopher Kang, former deputy counsel to President Obama, about calls to restructure the highest federal court in the country. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  • Cummings throws government under the bus: Politics Weekly podcast

    26/05/2021 Duração: 45min

    Heather Stewart and Sonia Sodha discuss the dramatic revelations from Dominic Cummings’ marathon evidence session before a Commons select committee. Daniel Trilling and David Blunkett talk about the problems in the Home Office. Plus, Peter Walker and Will Jennings look at the politics of levelling up. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  • The Guardian’s history in the US: Politics Weekly Extra

    21/05/2021 Duração: 28min

    As celebrations marking the Guardian’s 200th year continue, Jonathan Freedland and David Smith explore the paper’s rocky road through covering the biggest stories in US political history. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

  • India variant creates tension among Tories – Politics Weekly podcast

    19/05/2021 Duração: 42min

    Heather Stewart and Rafael Behr look at domestic pressures over the India coronavirus variant as the UK continues to unlock. Plus, to celebrate the Guardian’s 200th birthday, Heather speaks with three former political editors about how the job, and its challenges, have changed. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

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