Latest podcasts on US politics

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20 Mar 2017
11 min

The Monocle Daily - FBI vs Trump: 

Monocle 24's Paul Osbourne and journalists Mary Dejevsky and Patrick Tucker describes the impact of the FBI investigation into President Trump's relations with Russia.

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20 Mar 2017
10 min

The Globalist - When Merkel met Trump: 

Following Donald Trump’s meeting with Angela Merkel, journalist Sebastian Borger discusses the future of their relationship with Monocle 24’s Emma Nelson.

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14 Mar 2017
7 min

Midori House - Missed connections: 

Journalist Roger Boyes and historian Kathleen Burk discuss what will be on the table at Angela Merkel and Donald Trump’s snow-delayed meeting.

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14 Mar 2017
10 min

The Globalist - ​When M​erkel​ meets Trump: 

This week President Trump welcomes the German chancellor to the White House. And it’s rather apt that a snowstorm on the US east coast has delayed the meeting from today until Friday: relations are almost sure to be frosty.

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9 Mar 2017
17 min

The Monocle Daily - What’s so bad about healthcare?: 

What’s at the core of conservative American opposition to national healthcare? We ask Mitt Romney’s former spokesperson Ryan Williams.

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9 Mar 2017
7 min

Midori House - The ambassador's reception : 

Mary Dejevsky and Victor Bulmer-Thomas discuss the potential appointment of Republican moderate Jon Huntsman as the US's new ambassador to Moscow.

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7 Mar 2017
15 min

The Monocle Daily - What next for Trumpcare?: 

Donald Trump wants to alter his proposed Obamacare replacement. We ask ‘New York’ magazine's Jonathan Chait why it could be a disaster for the GOP.

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24 Feb 2017
9 min

Midori House - New York Times takes on Trump: 

Donald Trump's hostility towards the media seems to be translating into bumper business for ‘The New York Times’. Is journalism doing better than some might have feared?

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24 Feb 2017
8 min

Midori House - GOP versus DNC: who will tackle Trump?: 

As the Democrats gather to decide on a strategy to beat Trump, we ask whether the Republicans might beat them to it.

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21 Feb 2017
7 min

Midori House - Is Trump damaging tourism?: 

We discuss whether the president’s travel-ban plans mean that people are deciding not to holiday in the US.

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21 Feb 2017
6 min

The Briefing - You're hired: 

Defence journalist Robert Fox reflects on meeting Donald Trump’s new pick for national-security adviser: Lieutenant General HR McMaster.

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25 Feb 2017
28 min

The Foreign Desk - The revival of American satire: 

President Trump presents a formidable challenge to satirical writers, broadcasters, comedians and visual artists. What are the ins and outs of covering such an unpredictable president and more importantly, how do you satirise the self-satirising?

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10 Mar 2017
4 min

The Globalist - BONUS – Why does the Dutch general election matter?: 

Monocle 24’s executive producer Tom Edwards profiles the front-runners in next week’s crucial election

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8 Mar 2017
3 min

The Foreign Desk - Explainer 55: When Angela meets Donald: 

German chancellor Angela Merkel heads to Washington to meet Donald Trump. It will be his trickiest meeting since taking office – Merkel is one of the few world leaders who has made no attempt to hide her disdain for him.

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22 Feb 2017
4 min

The Foreign Desk - Explainer 53: Nato’s Trump card?: 

Could Donald Trump’s presidency end up leaving Nato better armed and better defended?

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