This political podcast by the New York Times is well known for a reason, and it does exactly what it says on the tin – puts out great and insightful podcasts with a political eye across the globe, every single weekday. Hosts Michael Barbaro and Sabrina Tavernise describe ‘The Daily’ as ‘exactly how the news should sound,’ condensed into short, 20-minute bursts. Perfect for your morning coffee (or your commute home from work).
Podcasts aren’t just for listening to people chatting about the hyper-niche, they can actually teach us a lot about the world. And once political podcasts came into fashion, the subgenre began to provide a whole new way to do the news, and it made current affairs, dare we say it… fun. Now, podcasts are so big in politics that most major news publications have their own, but there are still a load of independent ones out there – we’ve rounded the very best up for you, right here.
Yes, a lot of them chat about the American government, but that’s because the world has been obsessed with the genre since Trump. And who can blame them? But there’s some great podcasts that made the list on global and UK politics too. So whether you’re a politics buff or you’re dipping your toe in for the very first time, there’s something for you here. Read on, folks. Things are about to get interesting.
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