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Jonny Bentley and Adam Bragan are two British twentysomethings with an interest in all things politics. Pints & Politics aims to deliver an analysis of Britain's politics in a fun and digestible manner, as if you were having the discussion in a British pub! Breaking down current affairs, debating ethical issues and looking at America from afar. Debating. Educating. Entertaining (hopefully!).
 
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Johnson is facing fury from The Conservative party over a drinks party at Downing Street on 20 May 2020. He admitted at Prime Minister's Questions on Wednesday that he had joined colleagues in the garden for around 25 minutes to thank them for their hard work during the pandemic, while the country was on a strict lockdown. Mr Johnson claimed he had…
 
Senator Manchin's opposition, along with that of Senator Kyrsten Sinema, effectively kills the Biden administration's hopes of passing Build Back Better before the end of the year. Manchin, a West Virginia Democrat, said on Sunday that he couldn't support the legislation, an ambitious package of social policies including prolonging Child Tax Credit…
 
German lawmakers elected Social Democrat Olaf Scholz as new chancellor ending 16 years of CDU rule under Merkel. Scholz will lead Germany's first federal "traffic light" coalition, made up of the SPD, the ecologist Greens and the liberal Free Democrats (FDP). We speak to Tiryn Fischer about German politics See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-…
 
In a week that has seen Thirty-one people drown after a refugee boat capsizes in the English Channel, we ask has Boris reached his low point? Has the last week proved that the US Justice system is blind to race and ideology with the verdicts for Ahmaud Arbery and Kyle Rittenhouse cases? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Today we are joined by Steve O'Neil in London, Paul Dudderidge in LA and Mike Holden in Burnley England. In a week that has seen the England team put 10 goals past San Marino? Can No 10 move on from the sleaze row? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
We speak to the founder of MotherOceanBlue.com Zakia Rashid about education to elicit social change and education for the ocean its systems, ecology and the problems of human impact. She is a passionate conservationist, and a shark ambassador. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Justin is the brains behind the podcast and Clubhouse room Politics and Media 101. He has 7 years of communications and policy experience in U.S. politics Before his career in PR, Justin led the legislative and media strategies addressing Hurricane Maria as an appointed official for the Democratic Government of Puerto Rico. Prior to switching polit…
 
Laura Babcock is a National TV/radio commentator and host, for CBC and the Executive Director of the Oakville Chamber of Commerce. She gives the takeaways of the 2021 Canadian election. She is joined on stage by John Gunnison and Juston Higgins. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party will form Canada's next government following a tightly con…
 
Since the 1920s, the United States has seen a dramatic reversal in living patterns, with a majority of Americans now residing in suburbs. This mass emigration from cities is one of the most fundamental social and geographical transformations in recent US history. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Today we are joined by Matt Jeneroux MP from the riding of Edmonton Riverbend of the Conservative party. Nadine Nakagawa a City Councillor in the City of New Westminster, British Columbia. Amina Yasin is a City and Regional Planner, who sits on The Vancouver City Planning Commission. Alex Bishop helps companies access grants, investments and govern…
 
2021 will prove a tipping point moment in international politics. In recent decades, globalization has created opportunities, reduced poverty, and supported peace for billions of people. But with China and the US decoupling on technology, the 21st-century economy is now breaking in two. Geopolitics Migration and refugees Climate change Developed wo…
 
María de la Soledad Teresa O'Brien (born September 19, 1966) is an American broadcast journalist and executive producer. Since 2016, O'Brien has been the host for Matter of Fact with Soledad O'Brien, a nationally syndicated weekly talk show produced by Hearst Television. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Jonny talks about racism in the UK after the recent abuse of Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka. There is also discussion on the £20-a-week cut to the Universal Credit system. Island Meet And Greet by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/6641-island-meet-and-greet License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license…
 
Part 2 of Jonny and Gus' extravagant political discussion. A big chat on cancel culture is followed by a look at Donald Trump's bizarre antics of the past week. Island Meet And Greet by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/6641-island-meet-and-greet License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license…
 
Jonny and Gus break their big discussion into two parts. Part two is coming later in the week. Big Topic: Freedom day confirmed for July 19, meaning coronavirus restrictions are being (mostly) axed. Other topics: Rishi Sunak wants to raise pension by 8% but faces opposition, Universal Credit £20-per-week uplift and furlough scheme to be scrapped, C…
 
Jonny and Gus come in with a bumper episode that has to negate the usual US section. Big Topic: Matt Hancock debacle unpacked. Where does this leave the legitimacy of the UK Government? Other Topics: Booster jabs prepped for the Autumn and the Winter, Gavin Williamson wants a ban on mobiles in schools, Boris Johnson and Sajid Javid want quick end t…
 
Jonny's doing another solo-run after Adam's short-notice absence. The pod was recorded just before the Matt Hancock announcement! Big topic: Green list announcement and possibility for double-vaccinated people to skip quarantine! Other topics: Russia ship fiasco, bizarre One Britain One Nation song, John Bercow defects to Labour, and its now five y…
 
In a week that has seen England sail into the knockout phase of the European championships, we ask what did the supreme court rule in the last week? Paul Duddridge, John Gunnison, Erika Andrade, Steve O'Neil, Duc Vu, AB, See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Jonny welcomesAdam back after a two-week hiatus! Big Topic: Freedom day of June 21 pushed back to July 19, following Delta variant surge! Other Topics: Australia trade deal, compulsory vaccines for those who work in care-homes, and Dominic Cummings reveals Boris Johnson's thoughts on Matt Hancock! Debate: GB News: Good, bad or dangerous? US Politic…
 
Panellists on today's show are Paul Duddridge, John Gunnison, and Duc Vu, Emma Burnell. Joe Biden travelled to Cornwall in the UK for a meeting of the G7, his first overseas trip as president of the United States, See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
APOLOGIES FOR INITIALLY UPLOADING EPISODE 18 AGAIN! Jonny and Gus bring you a whole host of content! Big Topic: June 21 opening under threat as Covid-19 variants rise. Other Topics: Corporation tax slashed to 15% for big tech firms in UK, Tories slammed for cutting price of education plans, and Northern Ireland remain unhappy with their position in…
 
Jonny goes all James O'Brien with a podcast dedicated to his own thoughts on the week's politics! Bit Topic: Boris Johnson cannot answer whether or not restrictions will be lifted on June 21! Other topics: Peter Cruddas gives Tories £500,000 after becoming a Lord, Portugal on the Amber List, Sir Keir Starmer came across well on Piers Morgan's Life …
 
Jonny and Adam react to the behemoth of a bean spiller that was Dominic Cummings' outburst. Other topics: A tepid warning to avoid travelling to areas such as Bolton and Leicester, because of the Indian variant, Priti Patel makes a digital immigration system and BLM activist Sasha Johnson was shot in the head. America: One year on from George Floyd…
 
Jonny is joined by Gus with Adam stranded at the pub! Big topic: The UK came under attack from the Indian variant! Other news: Pubs, cinemas and stadiums open in the next stage of Boris Johnson's roadmap! Debate: Is the media discussion into the Israeli-Palestine violence too one-sided? America: Joe Biden quiet on Israel, capital riot probe gets th…
 
Jonny and Adam bring you the latest stories, with a bit of humour where appropriate! Big topic: Conservatives celebrate a strong set of results in the May elections. Other news: Investigation of government's handling of the virus in 2021 and the introduction of voter IDs in elections. Debate: How do Labour frame an electable campaign, post-Covid? A…
 
Today we are joined by Laura Babcock TV pundit in Hamilton Canada, Eric Marcus of the Making Gay History podcast in New York, Mike Holden in Burnley England. Clint Loshe, ex capitol hill staffer and writer Emma always up for it Burnell in London In a week that has seen the British navy send warships to the coast of France like its 1792 we ask is wh…
 
Jonny and Adam have a shortened show, as a result of Jonny's faltering WiFi, but still have to time to broadly discuss the ongoing election results across Britain. They also discuss: - France and England battling over Jersey - Why the Conservatives are thriving - How to frame an Election-winning plan Island Meet And Greet by Kevin MacLeod Link: htt…
 
Jonny and Adam go back to the usual formula for this week's political overview. Big topic: Boris Johnson comes under scrutiny for "let bodies pile up" comment and lack of clarity on his housing expenses. Other news: Cladding scandal continues, India in virus meltdown and Sir Keir Starmer's clash with a landlord. Debate: How should we make our educa…
 
Jonny and Adam break this week's episode into four key segments. - Football: England fights back against the European Super League plan. - Racism: Derek Chauvin found guilty for the murder of George Floyd. Stephen Lawrence memorial day hit by unnecessary critics. - Environment: Joe Biden makes a bold new ambition on the green front. Boris Johnson b…
 
Today we are joined by Clint Loshe exCapitol Hill staffer, Doug Levy political pundit in Marin County and Paul Duddridge political right-winger in Los Angeles. Jane Junn is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Southern California. She is the author of five books on political participation and public opinion in the United States. He…
 
Jonny and Adam return for the usual format. Big Topic: Prince Phillip passed away, aged 99. Other news: Boris Johnson says lockdowns have been more effective than vaccines. British Culture Feature: Lobbying Debate: Is the David Cameron lobbying scandal really so shocking? America: Joe Biden pulls troops from Afghanistan but more police brutality in…
 
In a week that has seen Sir Lewis Hamilton prove that its the man and not the car that matters in a thrilling Bahrain grand prix as ask is there a place for morality in politics? Joe Biden entered the White House with an expansive agenda that includes taming the coronavirus, economic recovery, climate policy and reducing the power of tech companies…
 
Jonny is back with Adam, and Adam takes a turn in introducing the pod! Big topic: Beer gardens and hairdressers are the next step of Britain's lockdown exit. Other news: COVID passports and social distancing for a year? British culture feature: May Elections. Debate: Is Sir Keir Starmer doing enough as Labour leader? America: Joe Biden's vaccine pu…
 
Jonny is joined by his former flatmate, Gus, with Adam absent. Big topic: Britain gets to the next phase of Boris Johnson's roadmap. Other news: Boris Johnson's affair, COVID passports and the institutional racism report. British culture feature: Scotland Yard Debate: Protestors vs Police: Who is to Blame? America: George Floyd trial and Joe Biden'…
 
Today we are joined by Writer and journo Emma Burnell in London, Mic Wright Editor at Conquest of the Useless, the media criticism newsletter in Norwich, Clint Loshe ex Capitol Hill staffer in Washington, Eric Marcus of the Making Gay History podcast in New York, political pundit Doug Levy San Fransisco, Steve O'Neil the ex deputy head of policy fo…
 
In the heady days after 1945, the authority of the United States was unrivalled and, with the founding of the UN, a new era of international co-operation seemed to have begun. But seventy-five years later, its influence has already diminished See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Jonny and Adam bring you their latest thoughts on political news. The Big Topic: Police interference at the Sarah Everard vigil. Other News: April vaccine shortage and the plain-clothed police officers. UK Culture Feature: Freedom of speech Debate: Are we more or less likely to lose freedom of speech in Brexit Britain? America: Joe Biden verbally a…
 
Today we are joined by Writer and journo Emma Burnell in London, Mic Wright Editor at Conquest of the Useless, the media criticism newsletter in Norwich, Clint Loshe ex Capitol Hill staffer in Washington, Eric Marcus of the Making Gay History podcast in New York, political pundit Doug Levy San Fransisco, Steve O'Neil the ex-deputy head of policy fo…
 
In a week that has seen the women in London organise a vigil to reclaim the streets after the disappearance of Sarah Everard in London will ask have Meghan and Harry have just not just put the boot into the royal family but also the monarchy? Today we are joined by Writer and journo Emma Burnell in London, Drew Morisey the ideological Freeagent, pr…
 
Jonny and Adam abandon the usual formula to have a big discussion on the Harry and Megan interview. There is also discussion on the #NotAllMen controversy, amid the horrific death of Sarah Everard. DISCLAIMER: This podcast has been carefully edited to minimise the discussion on Sarah Everard, who was confirmed to have been killed shortly after this…
 
Jonny and Adam discuss all things politics in the UK, with humour where appropriate. - Big Topic: Rishi Sunak unveiled his new budget. - Other News: Britain's vaccine rollout continues to go well but the SNP is still in chaos. - British Culture: The Royal Family. - Debate: Are Harry and Meghan in the right? - America: Joe Biden attacks Syria. We fi…
 
We will be moving recordings to Clubhouse the new social media platform. If you are on there please follow @roifield to get notifications of when we are recording so you can ask a question to the panel live. The first recording is Thursday, March 4th, 7 pm London time, 2 pm Eastern and 11 am Pacific. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out in…
 
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