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Turning Kids Into Grown-Ups. Parenting is fraught with uncertainty, changing with each generation. This hour, TED speakers share ideas about raising kids and how — despite our best efforts — we're probably still doing it wrong. Guests include former Stanford dean Julie Lythcott-Haims, former firefighter Caroline Paul, author Peggy Orenstein, psychologist Dr. Aala El-Khani, and poet Sarah Kay.
Parenting Doesn't Matter (Or Not As Much As You Think). The multibillion-pound parenting industry tells us we can all shape our children to be joyful, resilient and successful. But what if it’s all bunk? Intelligence Squared are bringing together a panel of top geneticists and parenting experts to explore just how important parenting is.Arguing in favour of the motion are Robert Plomin, Psychologist and Professor of Behavioural Genetics at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience at King’s College London; and Stuart Ritchie, Lecturer in the Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre at King’s College London.Arguing against the motion were Susan Pawlby, a developmental Clinical Psychologist with over 30 years of experience working with mothers and babies both in clinical and research contexts; and Ann Pleshette Murphy, a therapist, parenting counsellor and advocate for young children and their families.The debate was chaired by Xand van Tulleken, a medical doctor and broadcaster who has presented numerous shows for the BBC and Channel 4, often alongside his identical twin brother Chris. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
#18 || The defection of a Roger Ailes warrior. "Very earlier on, Roger called me Ailes Junior. He told my dad, 'I've never met anyone more like me than Joe.'" As the protégé of Fox News chairman Roger Ailes, Joe Lindsley was closer to the man who built Fox News than any Fox executive. He helped write Ailes' speeches, sat next to him at executive meetings, and went to church with his family on Sundays. What moved the ambitious twenty-something to abandon the conservative media titan? For a deeper dive into his epic odyssey, check out Joe's memoir — Fake News / True Story: www.inkshares.com/books/fake-news-true-story
Tony Blair: Centrism may be dead. Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair sits down with Glenn Thrush in London to discuss the relationship between American and British politics, his close relationship with the Clintons, Brexit, and the danger of approaching politics with a closed-mind. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Rank #1: Brexit - Deal, No Deal or No Brexit?. We are weeks away from the date the UK is scheduled to leave the European Union but the shape of Brexit is still unclear. There was light at the end of a Eurotunnel for Theresa May this week as MPs backed an amendment on the Irish backstop which could be enough to get her deal through Parliament...BUT...the EU has made it clear there will be no renegotiation of the Withdrawal Agreement. So where does that leave us? Joining Adam Boulton to discuss the options are Anand Menon, Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs at Kings College London; Financial Times Political Correspondent Laura Hughes, Sky News’ political reporter Rob Powell and the Head of Sky Data Harry Carr.
Rank #2: Brexit: Is a General Election inevitable?. At the end of a tumultuous political week, Adam Boulton and guests attempt to navigate their way through the various parliamentary twists and turns in the Brexit process. The votes, the politics and the legalities are all up for discussion as the path to honouring the EU referendum result in 2016 remains unclear. Joining Adam this week are Sky's political correspondent Kate McCann, the Telegraph's Brexit commissioning editor Asa Bennett, the chief executive of the Demos think tank Polly MacKenzie and the head of Sky Data Harry Carr.
Rank #1: Beyond the fringe #2. Matt Chorley is joined by Matt Forde and Grace Campbell to discuss leaving Labour, writing worries and playing with Putin's kids. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Rank #2: The good, the spad and the ugly. What does a special adviser (spad) do? Where does power lie? How do you tell the boss to change the clothes or their poll ratings are tanking?Matt Chorley speaks to three former special advisers who have just left government. Paul Harrison was Theresa May's political press secretary, having previously been an adviser to Jeremy Hunt. Salma Shah was a special adviser to Sajid Javid at the home office, ministry of housing and department for business. James Johnson was the Downing Street pollster from 2016. All three left government last week, and lift the lid on the dark arts of spin. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Rank #1: The Irish border “problem” isn’t a problem, says former Government Chief Whip . Mark Harper MP thinks a hard border is easily avoidable and, fresh from his walking holiday in Northern Ireland, he tells Christopher Hope that solving the issue merely requires goodwill on both sides. Also on the podcast: Chris Bryant MP, former Labour Europe Minister; Chris Skidmore MP, Vice-Chairman of the Conservative Policy Commission; Martin Baxter, expert pollster from Electoral Calculus; Mark Mason, author of ‘The Book of Seconds’ and Kate McCann, The Telegraph’s Senior Political Correspondent on what’s going on in the fast-moving world of Brexit.
Rank #2: Jacob Rees-Mogg on delaying Brexit, the Tory Party and his biggest regret. It’s been an almost surreally quiet week on planet Brexit. Parliament is waiting to vote. Theresa May is still trying to persuade MPs that her deal is the one. Tumbleweeds have been reportedly seen rolling through the Lobby. But rather than follow their example, we have been hard at work to bring you this extended interview with one of the best-known figures in the leave camp, Jacob Rees-Mogg. Does he think Brexit will ever actually happen? What does he make of the current state of the Tory party? And has he ever been to Nando’s? All is revealed within. Come and see a live recording of Chopper’s Brexit Podcast in London on Sunday 7th April. Tickets available at https://podcast-live.eventcube.io/ and use the code CHOPP10 for a 10% discount. Get 30 days free access to The Telegraph online: www.telegraph.co.uk/chopper Email: email@example.com Twitter: @brexitbroadcast
Rank #1: The Dominant Species. On this week's New Statesman Podcast, Stephen Bush is joined by Ailbhe Rea to discuss whether Downing Street's new supremo, Dominic Cummings, is a genius or a charlatan. Then, in You Ask Us, they consider whether a deal is likely to return to the commons, and, finally, they wonder whether writing your dissertation over night is really something to be proud of.If you are a New Statesman digital subscriber you can get advert free access to this podcast by visiting newstatesman.com/nssubscribers. If you haven't signed up yet, visit newstatesman.com/subscribe to purchase your subscription.Send us your questions for future episodes via Twitter @ns_podcasts. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Rank #2: The New Statesman Podcast: Episode Twenty. On this week's New Statesman podcast, Rafael Behr and George Eaton discuss Ed Miliband's fortunes at Labour conference as well as looking forward to the Conservative extravaganza in Manchester next week, Philip Maughan and Caroline Crampton discuss Breaking Bad, and NS film critic Ryan Gilbey previews the new Woody Allen film, Blue Jasmine. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Rank #1: Is May's deal worse than EU membership?. With Katy Balls and Fraser Nelson. Presented by Lara Prendergast
Rank #2: Spectator LIVE: Douglas Murray and Roger Scruton on the future of conservatism. What does it mean to be a conservative? The Spectator brought together two of the sharpest – and controversial – minds in Britain. Douglas Murray is a leading author and journalist on multiculturalism and free speech, as well as the author of The Strange Death of Europe: Immigration, Identity, Islam. Sir Roger Scruton, author of How to Be a Conservative, is a philosopher and commentator famed for his defence of traditional conservative values.
Rank #1: Churchill: Andrew Roberts in conversation with Robert Tombs. A Spectator event with Andrew Roberts, author of a new Churchill biography, interviewed by Prof Robert Tombs. Tue 9 October, 7pm, at the Emmanuel Centre, Westminster.
Rank #2: Don't cry for May, Argentina!. With James Forsyth and Katy Balls. Presented by Fraser Nelson.
Rank #1: Will Boris Johnson's no-deal Brexit plan work, and is Labour backing the end of the UK? . The prime minister and his aides have made it known they’re ready to force through leaving the EU with or without a deal, even if MPs collapse his government. Is this a bluff, and will it work? Plus, we discuss Labour’s position on forming a caretaker government and whether it is now aligned with the Scottish nationalists. Presented by Sebastian Payne, with Miranda Green, Robert Shrimsley and Mure Dickie. Produced by Anna Dedhar and Salome Pkhaladze. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Rank #2: Election wrap-up, and how long will Theresa May last?. With Janan Ganesh, Miranda Green and Matt Singh. Presented by Sebastian Payne For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Rank #1: #150 - That Independent Spirit (With Gavin Shuker MP). The HuffPost UK Politics team sat down with Gavin Shuker following the momentous week in Westminster that saw the splits in both main parties to create the Independent Group. While the coming together of Conservative and Labour MPs was the talk of Westminster though, Theresa May doggedly clung to her plans to go back to Brussels to thrash out a deal but is everyone just tired of the charade? #conservatives #Labour #Corbyn #May #IndependentGroup #Westminster #politics #Brexit
Rank #2: #155 - The Long Goodbye (With Nicky Morgan MP And Maddy Thimont Jack). HuffPost UK's Arj Singh and Paul Waugh sat down with MP Nicky Morgan and The Institute For Government's Maddy Thimont Jack to take a look at the week in Westminster where Theresa May finally gave way to pressure and vowed to leave as Prime Minister if her Brexit deal was voted through. But Westminster wants more. Will they get it? #Brexit #Britain #Nicky Morgan #Theresa May #conservatives #leadership #politics #ukpolitics
Rank #1: GAVISGONE. Westminster was rocked this week by a good old-fashioned Cabinet sacking - and, for a change, it had nothing to do with Brexit. Gavin Williamson was brutally dismissed by Theresa May amid a major row over leaks from the top-secret National Security Council. What does the sacking mean for May's government? Was the PM right to boot him out? And can Williamson's career ever recover? PoliticsHome's Kevin Schofield and Matt Foster are joined by the Yorkshire Post's Westminster correspondent Liz Bates to discuss all the fallout from the bombshell sacking. Plus we dig into the decision by voters in Peterborough to kick out their disgraced MP Fiona Onasanya - and the latest Labour row over Jeremy Corbyn's introduction to a controversial book deemed anti-semitic by Jewish groups. Today's podcast title kindly provided by esteemed freelance hack Ben Gartside.
Rank #2: ABSOLUTELY WABULOUS. Wake up at the back! There’s some ACTUAL BREXIT NEWS happening. Yep, the embattled Theresa May has finally made clear she's going to press ahead with a fourth vote on her Brexit deal - whether or not she strikes a deal with Labour. So what’s Number 10's big plan for Withdrawal Agreement Bill? Is there a hope in heck of what everyone's calling the WAB actually passing? Or is this all about Tory party management?The move comes as the Prime Minister faces growing calls from her own party to name her own departure date, while Nigel Farage's Brexit Party surges ahead with European elections looming. Is this the endgame for May? Will a Brexit Party triumph boost the chances of a no-deal? And why is Farage doing so much better than the other new kids on the block, Change UK?PoliticsHome's Kevin Schofield and Matt Honeycombe-Foster chew over another big week with Katy Balls, deputy political editor of The Spectator and a regular columnist for the i newspaper. PLUS we take your questions.
Rank #1: Show 10 - David Davis. For the tenth show, recorded just before Christmas, Matt is joined by the Conservative MP David Davis.
Rank #2: Show 60 - Ed Miliband (LIVE). Former Leader of the Labour Party, Ed Miliband joins Matt for a whirlwind ride which includes amongst many other things: impressions, snooker and the Sunday Sport.
Rank #1: Local Election Night With Iain & Jacqui. This is the unedited show which Iain and Jacqui co-hosted on LBC from 10pm on local election night through until 4am the following morning, minus the adverts. Results, analysis and quite a few laughs with studio guests Liz Truss, Barry Gardiner, Liam Fox, Susan Kramer, James Cleverly, Dawn Butler, Ayesha Hazarika, Rachel Shabi, Matt Zarb-Cousin, Jonathan Bartley, Suzanne Evans, Paul Scully, Siobhan McDonagh and Chris Skidmore.
Rank #2: Elections, Home Secretaries & Willies…. Jacqui Smith reveals what it’s like to be appointed Home Secretary, and for the first time tells the full, rather emotional, story of her own resignation from the office in 2009. She and Iain also discuss the political and electoral fallout from Thursday’s local elections. Have we reached Peak Corbyn? Where does the last week leave Theresa May? And they ask if Theresa May needs a ‘Willie’. Naturally, this is the cue for this week’s rational of full blown smut.
Rank #1: What can America do to stop mass shootings?. With Dominic Green, host of 'The Green Room' podcast and Life and Arts Editor of Spectator USA.Presented by Freddy Gray.
Rank #2: Is Amy Wax a 'white supremacist'?. In this special episode of Americano, guest host Toby Young speaks to Professor Amy Wax, an American academic and writer, about the comments she made at the National Conservatism Conference last month. As a result, she was described as an 'outright advocate for white supremacy' by Vox, and a petition calling for her to be fired has gathered over 50,000 signatures. So what did she say, and is it fair to characterise her comments as racist? And if she didn't want to be seen in that way, why did she use some of the inflammatory language that she did?
Rank #1: Enter Boris Johnson – Brexit Means podcast . Will the new Tory leader and prime minister be able to deliver on his Brexit promises?
Rank #2: Scotland's future: Brexit Means... podcast . Libby Brooks and Catherine Stihler join Jon Henley to look at how Brexit might affect remain-voting Scotland
Rank #1: Prime Minister's Questions: 24 July 2019. In her final PMQs, Prime Minister, Theresa May, answered questions from MPs in the House of Commons on Wednesday 24 July 2019.
Rank #2: Prime Minister's Questions: 20 February 2019. The Prime Minister, Theresa May, took questions from MPs in the House of Commons on Wednesday 20 February 2019.
Rank #1: Tony Blair & Sian Berry: Climate change and (political) earthquakes. With the European elections coming up Sophy asks former Labour Prime Minister Tony Blair if he can still vote for the party. Plus Green Party co-leader Sian Berry explains why the Greens are on the rise.
Rank #2: Making plans and influencing voters | Jeremy Corbyn & Rishi Sunak. Sophy sits down with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to discuss Brexit, his plans for an election and - in his first major interview since a documentary about the issue - anti-Semitism in his party. She also talks to Chief Secretary to the Treasury Rishi Sunak about preparing for no deal and whether Boris Johnson's spending plans add up.