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The transatlantic politics plus podcast bringing you news, discussion, and opinion, from the crossroads of politics, science, religion and philosophy. Join Jon and Adam, an atheist American and a Calvinist Scot, as they come to terms with a year that did not go as planned and plot a course to help them weather the next.

Episódios

  • Political Animals 9: Zombie TrumpCare, Syria Attack, Gorsuch Confirmation St. Petersburg Attack, Russian Authoritarianism, Brexit Lunacy

    Political Animals 9: Zombie TrumpCare, Syria Attack, Gorsuch Confirmation; St. Petersburg Attack, Russian Authoritarianism, Brexit Lunacy

    07/04/2017 Duração: 18min

    In this weeks political animals, Jon covers the resurgence of TrumpCare, the Syrian gas attacks, and the Gorsuch confirmation circus. Adam covers the St. Petersburg attack, Russia's ban on the Putin gay clown, the plight of Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia, and the growing philosophical alignment between the UK, the US, and Russia in the response to the Gibraltar clause of BREXIT. Twitter: https://twitter.com/CommonersPodSubscribe to us on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXd1NHRj6kFjkmPclOhTx-A Music By:Artist : Otis McDonaldTitle : Drivehttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCej6...

  • Ep. 6: TRIGGERED - Article 50 and Brexit Negotiations

    Ep. 6: TRIGGERED - Article 50 and Brexit Negotiations

    05/04/2017 Duração: 01h17min

    Adam and Jon break down what Article 50 is and discuss the complex issues that will need to be negotiated in the next two years of Brexit.Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CommonersPodSubscribe to us on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXd1NHRj6kFjkmPclOhTx-AMusic By:Artist : Otis McDonaldTitle : Not For Nothinghttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCej6...

  • Political Animals 8: German Politics, Irish Gov., IndRef2 TrumpCare, Web Privacy, and #HangAyazNizami

    Political Animals 8: German Politics, Irish Gov., IndRef2; TrumpCare, Web Privacy, and #HangAyazNizami

    31/03/2017 Duração: 21min

    In this weeks political animals, Adam covers the political landscape of Germany, the lack of an Irish government, the second Scottish independence referendum, and the UK's push for access to citizen's private messages. Jon covers the failure of the Republican healthcare plan, congress' repeal of internet privacy laws, the EPA and DEA's corruption, and the #HangAyazNizami affair.Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CommonersPodSubscribe to us on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXd1NHRj6kFjkmPclOhTx-A Music By:Artist : Otis McDonaldTitle : Drivehttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCej6...

  • Political Animals 7: Westminster Attack, Bulgarian Elections TrumpCare and Gorsuch Update, Comeys Hearing, and Hypocrisy

    Political Animals 7: Westminster Attack, Bulgarian Elections; TrumpCare and Gorsuch Update, Comey's Hearing, and Hypocrisy

    24/03/2017 Duração: 19min

    In this week's Political Animals, Adam covers the Westminster attack and the subsequent fallout, as well as the upcoming Bulgarian elections. Jon covers the status of TrumpCare, the potential filibuster of Neil Gorsuch's confirmation, James Comey's congressional hearing, and the roots of hypocrisy in the American Political System. Justice Democrats: https://justicedemocrats.com/Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CommonersPodSubscribe to us on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXd1NHRj6kFjkmPclOhTx-A Music By:Artist : Otis McDonaldTitle : Drivehttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCej6...

  • Ep. 5: Blitzing Judicial Philosophy, SCOTUS Politics and Neil Gorsuch with Chris Gavs

    Ep. 5: Blitzing Judicial Philosophy, SCOTUS Politics and Neil Gorsuch with Chris Gavs

    20/03/2017 Duração: 01h47min

    On the first day of confirmation hearings for Neil Gorsuch, Adam and Jon welcome their first guest interview, Chris Gavs, to discuss judicial philosophy, SCOTUS politics, and what Gorsuch will bring to the court.Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CommonersPodSubscribe to us on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXd1NHRj6kFjkmPclOhTx-AMusic By:Artist : Otis McDonaldTitle : Not For Nothinghttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCej6...

  • Political Animals 6: TrumpCare CBO Report, GOP Budget Dutch Elections Aftermath and Scottish Independence Referendum Update

    Political Animals 6: TrumpCare CBO Report, GOP Budget; Dutch Elections Aftermath and Scottish Independence Referendum Update

    17/03/2017 Duração: 19min

    This week on Political Animals, Jon covers the Congressional Budget Office's report on the American Healthcare Act and the GOP's disaterous budget proposal. Adam discusses the aftermath of the Dutch Elections, and the inherent hypocrisy of Theresa May on the Scottish Independence Referendum. Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CommonersPodSubscribe to us on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXd1NHRj6kFjkmPclOhTx-A Music By:Artist : Otis McDonaldTitle : Drivehttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCej6...

  • Political Animals 5: House of Lords to the Rescue Again, Icelands Equal Pay Bill, Scottish Independence, and the Obamacare Replacement Bill

    Political Animals 5: House of Lords to the Rescue Again, Iceland's Equal Pay Bill, Scottish Independence, and the Obamacare Replacement Bill

    10/03/2017 Duração: 25min

    This week on Political Animals, Adam covers the House of Lords' continued amendments to the Article 50 Bill, Iceland's groundbreaking Equal Pay bill, and shifting attitudes toward Scottish Independence. Jon flips out about the Republican replacement for the Affordable Care Act. Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CommonersPodSubscribe to us on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXd1NHRj6kFjkmPclOhTx-A Music By:Artist : Otis McDonaldTitle : Drivehttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCej6...

  • Ep. 4: Dutch Election Special!

    Ep. 4: Dutch Election Special!

    06/03/2017 Duração: 01h19min

    Adam and Jon dive into Dutch politics ahead of next week's elections, and put the rise of Geert Wilders in context. Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CommonersPodSubscribe to us on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXd1NHRj6kFjkmPclOhTx-A Music By:Artist : Otis McDonaldTitle : Not For Nothinghttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCej6...

  • Political Animals 4: DNC Chair, Media Ban, Trumps Speech, Sessions Scandal Irish Politics, Brexit Update, and the state of Scottish Labour

    Political Animals 4: DNC Chair, Media Ban, Trump's Speech, Sessions Scandal; Irish Politics, Brexit Update, and the state of Scottish Labour

    03/03/2017 Duração: 27min

    This week on Political Animals, Jon covers the DNC Chairman election, the White House Media Ban, the direction of the Department Of Justice, Trump's budget proposals for the EPA, Trump's speech to Congress, new cabinet confirmations, and Jeff Sessions' perjury scandal. Adam tackles the politics of Northern Ireland, the House of Lords amendment to the Article 50 Bill, the state of the Labour Party in Scotland, and Sadiq Khan's comments on Scottish Nationalism. President Trump's Full Speech to Congress: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZQl_6ycauc4 Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CommonersPodSubscribe to us on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXd1NHRj6kFjkmPclOhTx-A Music By:Artist : Otis McDonaldTitle : Drivehttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCej6...

  • Political Animals 3: Tony Blair, Geert Wilders, Labour By-Elections, TRAPPIST-1, Pruitts Emails, Trump Orders, and Milos Downfall

    Political Animals 3: Tony Blair, Geert Wilders, Labour By-Elections, TRAPPIST-1, Pruitt's Emails, Trump Orders, and Milo's Downfall

    24/02/2017 Duração: 26min

    This week on Political Animals, Adam covers Tony' Blair's most recent foray into politics, Geert Wilders' capmaign security leak, and an update on the Labour By-Elections. Jon covers the discovery of TRAPPIST-1, Scott Pruitt's emails, Trump's orders on immigration and transgender students, and then delivers this week's editorial on the downfall of Milo Yiannopoulos.  Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CommonersPodSubscribe to us on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXd1NHRj6kFjkmPclOhTx-A Music By:Artist : Otis McDonaldTitle : Drivehttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCej6...

  • Ep. 3: Dont Punch Nazis and Let Milo Speak

    Ep. 3: Don't Punch Nazi's and Let Milo Speak

    20/02/2017 Duração: 01h44min

    Adam and Jon discuss whether liberals should be okay with punching Neo-Nazi's, and Milo's Yiannopoulos's appearance on Real Time with Bill Maher. Newsweek article asking whether it's ethical to punch a Nazi: http://www.newsweek.com/richard-spencer-punch-nazi-ethicists-547277Guardian video: Going high is not enough: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eu3OPaNl3jUMilo against the panel on Bill Maher: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3cDLflyQ8TAFull Milo interview with Bill Maher: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lImHh7fqrQoPresident Trump's full press conference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00d5zUFeeEk Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CommonersPodSubscribe to us on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXd1NHRj6kFjkmPclOhTx-A Music By:Artist : Otis McDonaldTitle : Not For Nothinghttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCej6...

  • Political Animals 2: Pollution, Drug Prices, Trump Nominees, Michael Flynn, Labour By-elections, Faroe Referendum and Secessionism

    Political Animals 2: Pollution, Drug Prices, Trump Nominees, Michael Flynn, Labour By-elections, Faroe Referendum and Secessionism

    17/02/2017 Duração: 22min

    Jon covers some disturbing environmental science news, the shocking price increase of Deflazacourt, Edward Snowden, Trump's nominee confirmations, and Michael Flynn's resignation. Adam explores upcoming Labour Party by-elections, the Faroe constitution referendum, and delivers this weeks editorial on secessionism.  Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CommonersPod Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXd1NHRj6kFjkmPclOhTx-A Music By:Artist : Otis McDonaldTitle : Drivehttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCej6...

  • Political Animals 1: Brexit Politics, Trump Immigration Ban, DeVos and Sessions Insanity

    Political Animals 1: Brexit Politics, Trump Immigration Ban, DeVos and Sessions Insanity

    10/02/2017 Duração: 22min

    Adam and Jon cover news from the week, and Jon gives his opinion on the circus surrounding the confirmations of Betsy DeVos and Jeff Sessions. Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CommonersPod Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXd1NHRj6kFjkmPclOhTx-A Music By:Artist : Otis McDonaldTitle : Drivehttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCej6...

  • Ep. 2: Progressive Patriotism

    Ep. 2: Progressive Patriotism

    06/02/2017 Duração: 01h16min

    Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CommonersPodAdam and Jon discuss President Trump's day of "Patriotic Devotion", and what Patriotism means for Progressives. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXd1NHRj6kFjkmPclOhTx-A Music By:Artist : Otis McDonaldTitle : Not For Nothinghttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCej6...

  • Livestream 1: Taking the Political Compass Test!

    Livestream 1: Taking the Political Compass Test!

    30/01/2017 Duração: 02h15min

    In the first Commoners Podcast YouTube Livestream, Adam and Jon take the Political Compass Test together. Adam's Results: https://www.politicalcompass.org/analysis2?ec=-3.5&soc=-6.82Jon's Results: https://www.politicalcompass.org/analysis2?ec=-5.63&soc=-6.92 Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CommonersPodSubscribe to us on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXd1NHRj6kFjkmPclOhTx-A Music By:Artist : Otis McDonaldTitle : Not For Nothinghttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCej6...

  • Ep. 1: Trump Is Now President, and Brexit Will Be Hard Brexit

    Ep. 1: Trump Is Now President, and Brexit Will Be Hard Brexit

    23/01/2017 Duração: 01h20min

    Adam and Jon break down Donald Trump's inaugural address and Theresa May's Brexit strategy. Donald Trump's Full Address: https://youtu.be/sRBsJNdK1t0http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-inauguration-idUSKBN1540I0http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-orders-factbox-idUSKBN1532YJhttps://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/21/upshot/what-does-the-order-against-the-health-law-actually-do.htmlhttps://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/19/us/politics/trump-cabinet-hearings-obama-policies.html?_r=1Theresa May's Full Speech: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o0rRnTFJszUhttp://leftfootforward.org/2014/02/the-tories-as-the-workers-party-not-as-ridiculous-as-it-sounds/http://www.dw.com/en/leading-european-right-wing-populists-attend-koblenz-meeting/a-37220481 Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CommonersPodSubscribe to us on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXd1NHRj6kFjkmPclOhTx-A Music By:Artist : Otis McDonaldTitle : Not For Nothinghttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCej6...

  • Ep. 0: Post-Mortem of the Left

    Ep. 0: Post-Mortem of the Left

    16/01/2017 Duração: 01h08min

    In the pilot episode of Commoners Podcast, Adam and Jon introduce themselves and explore the factors that led to the collapse of liberal politics across the globe in 2016. The Growth and Opportunity Project: http://goproject.gop.com/rnc_growth_opportunity_book_2013.pdfFollow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CommonersPodSubscribe to us on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXd1NHRj6kFjkmPclOhTx-AMusic By:Artist : Otis McDonaldTitle : Not For Nothinghttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCej6... 

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