Politics Shows

Dumb, Drunk And Racist

Dumb, Drunk And Racist

Joe Hildebrand has just three weeks to change the opinion of four Indians who think Aussies are Dumb, Drunk and Racist.
6 Episodes
ABC
Backlight

Backlight

Dutch public broadcaster VPRO offers you impressive and award-winning travel series that will help you expand your view on the world.
5 Episodes
VPRO
Unreported World

Unreported World

Unreported World’s reporters travel to some of the most dangerous and neglected parts of the globe offering the viewer an unrivalled insight into the daily reality for those whose lives are rarely glimpsed by the global news machine.
2 Episodes
Passion
Great Australians with Alan Jones

Great Australians with Alan Jones

Popular media personality Alan Jones talks to a selection of talented and influential Australians who have achieved greatness in their respective fields. Eponymous without seeking the furnishings of fame, these individuals have risen to considerable challenges to become world figures in their fields.
1 Episode
Umbrella

Politics Episodes

Bloomberg in Houston, campaigns for Black votes

Bloomberg in Houston, campaigns for Black votes

Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg campaigned for black voters in Houston on Thursday. The former New York City Mayor repeated his apology for the "stop-and-frisk" police policy and announced the creation of Mike for Black America.
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Associated Press
Latino group hosts town hall for 2020 Democrats

Latino group hosts town hall for 2020 Democrats

LULAC, The League of United Latin American Citizens, held a Presidential Town Hall in Las Vegas Thursday night. Tom Steyer, Pete Buttigieg and Senator Amy Klobuchar were there. Senator Bernie Sanders addressed the town hall via video.
2mins
Associated Press
What kids would do if they were president of South Africa

What kids would do if they were president of South Africa

We had the coutesy of interviewing some kids ahead of the State of The Nation Address.
1min
Parenting, , , ,
The Citizen
Bloomberg: 'I apologize' for stop-and-frisk

Bloomberg: 'I apologize' for stop-and-frisk

Democratic presidential candidate and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg campaigned in Nashville on Wednesday and said he apologizes for 'stop-and-frisk,' the policing tactic that has been found to disproportionately affect minorities.
2mins
Associated Press
AP Analysis Sanders gets narrow New Hampshire win

AP Analysis Sanders gets narrow New Hampshire win

Bernie Sanders won New Hampshire’s presidential primary Tuesday night, edging moderate rival Pete Buttigieg and scoring the first clear victory in the Democratic Party’s chaotic 2020 nomination fight.
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Associated Press
Pete Buttigieg greets supporters before polls open

Pete Buttigieg greets supporters before polls open

Democratic Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg visited supporters outside a polling station in Manchester, New Hampshire on Tuesday morning before polls opened for the New Hampshire Primary.
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Associated Press
Bernie Sanders says big crowds show he will win

Bernie Sanders says big crowds show he will win

A 6,000 seat arena in New Hampshire was nearly full for a Bernie Sanders rally on Monday night. The Senator and Democratic presidential candidate says the big crowds he's drawing show that he can win.
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Associated Press
Trump goes after Dems in NH day before primary

Trump goes after Dems in NH day before primary

President Donald Trump went after the Democratic candidates running for his office the day before the New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation presidential primary.
1min
Associated Press
Small New Hampshire town votes for Bloomberg

Small New Hampshire town votes for Bloomberg

Former New York City Michael Bloomberg won three of the five votes in a tiny New Hampshire community that cast its ballots just after midnight. New Hampshire residents vote in the first 2020 Democratic presidential primary on Tuesday.
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Associated Press
Democrats campaign across New Hampshire

Democrats campaign across New Hampshire

Pete Buttigieg, Senator Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden and Senator Elizabeth Warren were among the Democrats campaigning across New Hampshire ahead of Tuesday's presidential primary.
2mins
Associated Press
Donald Trump Vs. Nancy Pelosi: A History Of The Rivalry

Donald Trump Vs. Nancy Pelosi: A History Of The Rivalry

After the conclusion of Tuesday night's State Of The Union Address, Nancy Pelosi ripped up a copy of Donald Trump's speech. This dramatic moment is just the latest headline in a history of conflict.
Cheddar
Congressmembers give Trump speech mixed reviews

Congressmembers give Trump speech mixed reviews

Members of Congress largely split along party lines as they reviewed President Trump's State of the Union address.
2mins
Associated Press
AP Analysis: Trump argues America is great again

AP Analysis: Trump argues America is great again

President Trump used Tuesday night's State of the Union address to make the case for his own re-election.
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Associated Press
AP Analysis: No clear winner amid caucus confusion

AP Analysis: No clear winner amid caucus confusion

Problems with a mobile app appeared to force a delay in reporting the results of the Iowa caucuses Monday, leaving the campaigns, voters and the media in election limbo. The Iowa Democratic Party says results should be available Tuesday.
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Associated Press
Warren uses Iowa speech to blast Trump

Warren uses Iowa speech to blast Trump

Elizabeth Warren said the results of the Iowa caucus are “too close to call” and instead used much of a speech at her caucus party in Des Moines to criticize President Donald Trump.
2mins
Associated Press
Iowa voters: Health care, climate are top issues

Iowa voters: Health care, climate are top issues

Iowa Democrats came to the state's caucuses with two major issues dominating their thoughts: health care and climate change. As voters prepared to caucus, those two issues weighed more than the economy, immigration or foreign policy.
2mins
Associated Press
Last push for supporters before Iowa caucuses

Last push for supporters before Iowa caucuses

From canvassing, to phone calling, to meeting with union members in person, presidential campaigns and their supporters are making a last push for their favorites before the Iowa caucuses.
2mins
Associated Press
Klobuchar stops in Cedar Rapids on eve of caucus

Klobuchar stops in Cedar Rapids on eve of caucus

Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar plays up her Midwestern roots during a campaign stop in Cedar Rapids on the eve of the Iowa caucuses
1min
Associated Press
'Should we go home?': Despair and defiance for Poles post-Brexit

'Should we go home?': Despair and defiance for Poles post-Brexit

In the 24 hours after Brexit, the Guardian visited members of the Polish community in Plymouth.
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The Guardian
Warren calls for unity, skips selfies in Iowa

Warren calls for unity, skips selfies in Iowa

Mass. Sen. Elizabeth Warren promised voters in Iowa she would unify the party to take on President Trump. Warren also skipped her signature “selfie” line to pack in more events into the weekend before the Iowa caucuses.
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Associated Press
Will A Quarantine Prevent The Spread Of Coronavirus?

Will A Quarantine Prevent The Spread Of Coronavirus?

Efforts to combat coronavirus are underway in China. In attempt to limit the spread of the disease, a travel ban in Wuhan and the surrounding areas affecting 50 million people has been put into place. But are quarantines like this one effective?
Cheddar
A look at the ins and outs of the Iowa caucuses

A look at the ins and outs of the Iowa caucuses

What it will look like when Iowa voters visit their caucus sites on Monday to choose candidates
2mins
Associated Press
Denmark: Greenland is Melting

Denmark: Greenland is Melting

In frozen Greenland, climate change may create new opportunities for investment. As the glaciers dwindle, and the ocean thaws, economists have been showing increased interest in the country's resources and development.
Deutsche Welle
Brexit: Help Wanted

Brexit: Help Wanted

Specialized European restaurants in London fear that Brexit will mean they will be left without good staff to hire. And some of their international guests are already leaving the British capital.
Deutsche Welle
Germany: Bracing for Swine Fever

Germany: Bracing for Swine Fever

Germany is taking extensive precautions against the swine fever spreading on its eastern border. But many question whether shooting wild boars and erecting temporary fences will be effective at keeping the pathogens out.
Deutsche Welle
Democrats, Republicans disagree over witnesses

Democrats, Republicans disagree over witnesses

Democrats and Republicans outside the Senate chamber disagreed over defining impeachable conduct and calling witnesses in President Trump's impeachment trial.
2mins
Associated Press
Senate ends first day of impeachment questions

Senate ends first day of impeachment questions

President Trump's Senate impeachment trial defense asserted Wednesday that a trade of U.S. military aid for political favors — even if proven — could not be grounds for his impeachment. Democrats call it 'a remarkable lowering of the bar.'
3mins
Associated Press
Iowa, N.H. lack diversity, but Latinos raise voice

Iowa, N.H. lack diversity, but Latinos raise voice

Voters across the US are raising concerns about the lack of diversity in Iowa and New Hampshire as the states prepare to make their choice for the Democratic presidential nominee. But Iowa Latinos are becoming increasingly politically engaged.
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Associated Press
Biden in Iowa: caucus for me, ruin Trump's night

Biden in Iowa: caucus for me, ruin Trump's night

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden says Republicans are bringing up his name in the Trump impeachment trial because President Trump doesn't want to run against him.
1min
Associated Press
Republicans: Impeachment trial will hurt Biden

Republicans: Impeachment trial will hurt Biden

Senate Republicans said President Trump's impeachment trial will backfire on Democrats and harm former Vice President Joe Biden's presidential candidacy. Democrats are calling for testimony from former National Security Advisor John Bolton.
2mins
Associated Press
Euronews debates: Is there a crisis in global governance?

Euronews debates: Is there a crisis in global governance?

Euronews got experts together at the World Economic Forum in Davos to discuss the question.
Euronews
Brexit can be good for Europe, says Finland's Foreign Minister

Brexit can be good for Europe, says Finland's Foreign Minister

Finland's Foreign Minister Pekko Haavisto believes that Brexit has brought the bloc closer together. He thinks other countries have seen the issues facing the UK and believe it's better to remain part of the bloc.
Euronews
Panyaza Lesufi suspends the headmaster of Parktown boys

Panyaza Lesufi suspends the headmaster of Parktown boys

Gauteng MEC for education suspends the headmaster of Parktown High School and department officials after investigations reveal the grade eight orientation camp that led to the death of Enoch Mpianzi was unauthorised.
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News, , ,
The Citizen
Community member seek justice for Enoch Mpianzi

Community member seek justice for Enoch Mpianzi

Community members gathered outside Parktown boys seeking justice for the late Enoch Mpianzi who was found dead on Friday after drowning at a school orientation camp.
1min
News, , ,
The Citizen
US denies Britain's extradition request for diplomat's wife

US denies Britain's extradition request for diplomat's wife

The United States has declined Britain's request for the extradition of a U.S. diplomat's wife who was involved in a car crash last year that killed a British teenager, the State Department said on Thursday.
1min
Reuters
Maile suspends Tshwane and Joburg speakers

Maile suspends Tshwane and Joburg speakers

Cogta has suspended both Joburg speaker Vasco Da Gama and Tshwane speaker Katlego Mathebe.
3mins
The Citizen
Parakeet plague in Spain

Parakeet plague in Spain

Monk parakeets from South America are multiplying in Madrid and endangering Spain's native birds. Bird conservationists and the city of Madrid want to take drastic measures to tackle the green parakeets.
Deutsche Welle
Democrats accuse Trump of corrupt scheme at impeachment trial

Democrats accuse Trump of corrupt scheme at impeachment trial

At the start of President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, House impeachment manager Adam Schiff said Trump had pushed Ukrainian President to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son on unsubstantiated corruption charges last year.
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Reuters
Democratic contenders link arms in MLK Day march

Democratic contenders link arms in MLK Day march

Democratic presidential contenders hit pause on their recent feuds as they walked shoulder to shoulder through the streets of South Carolina's capital city to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr on Monday.
1min
Associated Press
Trump lawyers call for immediate acquittal

Trump lawyers call for immediate acquittal

On the day before his Senate trial, President Donald Trump's lawyers on Monday blasted the impeachment charges against him, calling the allegations that he had abused his power and obstructed Congress an affront to the U.S. Constitution and that the
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Reuters
Senators and chief justice sworn in as Trump impeachment gets under way

Senators and chief justice sworn in as Trump impeachment gets under way

While his job will be ceremonial in nature, U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts will be a central figure in the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump and he may be called to weigh in on some key disagreements between Democrats and Republicans.
4mins
Reuters
Strikes against Macron in France

Strikes against Macron in France

Transport strikes in France have reached week six, and they're now the longest in the country's history. The strikes have been especially hard for Parisians, but the protesters have shown no signs of relenting.
Deutsche Welle
How much tourism can Austria take?

How much tourism can Austria take?

In Austria, plans are underway to build the largest glacier ski resort in the world. The project would require massive alterations to the environment. The proposed removal of a mountain peak has caused an uproar.
Deutsche Welle
Warren makes case: Democratic woman can beat Trump

Warren makes case: Democratic woman can beat Trump

Elizabeth Warren made a forceful case for a female president and stood behind her accusation suggesting sexism by progressive rival Bernie Sanders Tuesday night in a Democratic debate that raised gender as a key issue.
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Associated Press
The Dems debate: War, trade and a woman in the White House

The Dems debate: War, trade and a woman in the White House

Six Democrats squared off in Iowa Tuesday night, with the issue of war, trade and a woman in the White House taking center stage. It's the final chance for candidates to make their case to a national audience before the party's presidential nominatin
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Reuters
Trump rallies supporters as Dems debate in Iowa

Trump rallies supporters as Dems debate in Iowa

President Donald Trump defended his decision to kill a top Iranian general and slammed Democrats as weak on national security. The president held a rally in Milwaukee as Democratic presidential candidates debated in Iowa.
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Associated Press
Why Presidential Speeches Are Getting "Dumber"

Why Presidential Speeches Are Getting "Dumber"

Have you ever wondered if presidential speeches are getting dumber? Cheddar explains why the reading level of presidential speeches is declining.
Cheddar
Explainer: Why did Trump order the killing of Iran's Qassem Suleimani?

Explainer: Why did Trump order the killing of Iran's Qassem Suleimani?

Qassem Suleimani, who was killed in a US drone strike in Baghdad, was widely considered to be the most powerful man in Iran after the supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei – and Iran's leading military figure.
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The Guardian