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

Beyond Brexit, Corbyn and Johnson: Stoke's politics of hope

Beyond Brexit, Corbyn and Johnson: Stoke's politics of hope

In the 2016 referendum, John Harris and John Domokos watched the Staffordshire city vote heavily to leave the EU.
14mins
The Guardian
German Finance Minister Olaf Sholz talks about Europe's economic future

German Finance Minister Olaf Sholz talks about Europe's economic future

According to the latest European forecast, Germany could see a slight contraction in GDP growth for the third quarter of 2019
8mins
Euronews
Ivanka Trump: Whistleblower identity not relevant

Ivanka Trump: Whistleblower identity not relevant

Senior White House adviser Ivanka Trump told The Associated Press that the whistleblower's identity is "not particularly relevant." She also criticized former Vice President Joe Biden, saying that he made money after public service.
2mins
Associated Press
Bloomberg opens door to 2020 presidential bid

Bloomberg opens door to 2020 presidential bid

Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City, is opening the door to a 2020 Democratic presidential campaign, warning that the current field of candidates is ill equipped to defeat President Donald Trump.
1min
Associated Press
Sessions, an Alabama icon, running for US Senate

Sessions, an Alabama icon, running for US Senate

Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Thursday he wants to reclaim his old Senate seat from Alabama, where he's been a conservative icon and dominant vote-getter since the 1990s.
2mins
Associated Press
Students learn about impeachment in real time

Students learn about impeachment in real time

Students at a School in North Carolina, are getting a real-time education on the impeachment process. And it was up to them to convince their classmates that they had the right idea about what should or shouldn’t happen to President Trump.
2mins
Associated Press
Violence against politicians in France

Violence against politicians in France

Many in France are worried about the political climate in their country. Following the death of Jean-Mathieu Michel, mayors are resigning due to the aggression and violence they're experiencing.
Deutsche Welle
Russia: Lack of teachers in rural areas

Russia: Lack of teachers in rural areas

A program called 'Teachers for Russia' is designed to attract young academics to rural areas, otherwise many schools will have to close. This would leave school kids without teachers or prospects.
Deutsche Welle
Kosovo's planned reintegration of IS members

Kosovo's planned reintegration of IS members

Kosovo wants to reintegrate and hold trials for its citizens who were IS members upon their return from camps in Syria. Since the Syrian offensive, the discussion about this approach to IS members has been reignited.
Deutsche Welle
Trump in Louisiana, talks about impeachment, Biden

Trump in Louisiana, talks about impeachment, Biden

President Trump campaigned for Louisiana Republican gubernatorial candidate Eddie Rispone, and also talked about the impeachment inquiry and Joe Biden.
1min
Associated Press
Trump in Louisiana, talks about impeachment, Biden

Trump in Louisiana, talks about impeachment, Biden

President Trump campaigned for Louisiana Republican gubernatorial candidate Eddie Rispone, and also talked about the impeachment inquiry and Joe Biden.
1min
Associated Press
Kentucky Gov. Bevin seeks vote recanvass

Kentucky Gov. Bevin seeks vote recanvass

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin asked Wednesday for a recanvass of Kentucky election results that showed him more than 5,000 votes behind Democrat Andy Beshear, who discounted the challenge and began preparing to take office.
1min
Associated Press
Graham: No plans to read impeachment transcripts

Graham: No plans to read impeachment transcripts

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham says he has no plans to read the transcripts released by the House impeachment inquiry.
2mins
Associated Press
Democrats win control of Virginia legislature

Democrats win control of Virginia legislature

Democrats flipped control of Virginia's Senate and House and gained outright control of state government in a state that is often a battleground for the White House.
1min
Associated Press
Republican wins competitive Mississippi gov. race

Republican wins competitive Mississippi gov. race

Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves has been elected Governor of Mississippi. He defeated fourth-term Attorney General Jim Hood in the hardest-fought Mississippi governor's race since 2003.
1min
Associated Press
Kentucky Gov. race: Too close to call, Dem leads

Kentucky Gov. race: Too close to call, Dem leads

The hotly contested governor's race in Kentucky was too close to call early Wednesday, with Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear holding a narrow lead - and declaring victory. Republican Gov. Matt Bevin refused to concede.
2mins
Associated Press
US envoy says he knew of Ukraine quid pro quo

US envoy says he knew of Ukraine quid pro quo

U.S. Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland reversed his impeachment testimony, saying he knew that the Trump administration withheld nearly $400 million in American aid while pressuring Ukraine to investigate President Donald Trump's political rivals.
3mins
Reuters
More than 450 inmates walk out of prison in biggest US mass sentence commutation

More than 450 inmates walk out of prison in biggest US mass sentence commutation

More than 450 inmates walked out the doors of prisons across Oklahoma on Monday as part of what state officials say is the largest single-day mass commutation in U.S. history. All have low-level drug and property crime convictions.
1min
Associated Press
Trump looking to give last minute boost to KY Gov.

Trump looking to give last minute boost to KY Gov.

President Donald Trump traveled to Kentucky Monday night to rally support for Republican Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, who is trying to win a second term in office on Tuesday. Democrats and the impeachment inquiry occupied some of Trump's speech.
2mins
Associated Press
Trump vs Unknown Dem: Divided US barrels in 2020

Trump vs Unknown Dem: Divided US barrels in 2020

More split than any time in 50 years, US voters will decide, a year from now, whether President Donald Trump will win his second term. AP Washington Bureau Chief Julie Pace looks ahead to the 2020 campaign.
3mins
Associated Press
Trump comments on whisteblower, California fires

Trump comments on whisteblower, California fires

President Trump is continuing his calls to publicly identify the whistleblower that started the impeachment inquiry. He also threatened to cut U.S. aid to California during wildfires that have burned across the state.
2mins
Associated Press
Trump attacks impeachment inquiry, mocks O'Rourke

Trump attacks impeachment inquiry, mocks O'Rourke

US President Donald Trump on Friday lashed out at the US House's impeachment inquiry against him.
3mins
Associated Press
Twitter To Ban Political Ads

Twitter To Ban Political Ads

Twitter has announced that it will not allow political ads on its platform in an effort to curb fake news.
1min
Stringr
Croatia and the Schengen zone: find out how the country will protect its borders

Croatia and the Schengen zone: find out how the country will protect its borders

Global Conversation talked to the Prime Minister of Croatia, Andrej Plenkovic to discuss the country's achievements, the next challenges, but also the challenges of the wider region.
8mins
Euronews
Nearly half of Americans support impeachment probe

Nearly half of Americans support impeachment probe

A new AP/NORC Poll has found 47% of Americans approve of the House of Representatives impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, while 38% disapprove.
2mins
Associated Press
Germany: Border villages divided

Germany: Border villages divided

Zicherie and Bockwitz came to symbolize the division of Germany. The adjacent villages were for decades separated by the inner-German border. Although it was opened in 1989, there are still significant differences between the two hamlets.
Deutsche Welle
Turkey: Forced disappearances

Turkey: Forced disappearances

Opposition activists keep being 'disappeared'. Some have reappeared and say they were interrogated and tortured. Their families think the government is to blame.
Deutsche Welle
Spain: Orange industry under threat

Spain: Orange industry under threat

Spain is Europe's largest producer of oranges. But competitors on other continents sell theirs for less, so Spain's growers are under major price pressure. Some are devising ways to earn more again.
Deutsche Welle
AP Explains: US Senate impeachment trial

AP Explains: US Senate impeachment trial

Associated Press reporter Mark Sherman explains how a trial in the U.S. Senate would work if the House of Representatives impeaches President Donald Trump.
3mins
Associated Press
Zaev warns: EU accession halt could cause a rise of nationalism in the Balkans

Zaev warns: EU accession halt could cause a rise of nationalism in the Balkans

The Republic of North Macedonia’s Prime Minister Zoran Zaev talks to Euronews about the country’s accession negotiations being stopped. To watch the full interview on Global Conversation click on the player.
8mins
Euronews
Huawei CEO: "US companies will suffer the most"

Huawei CEO: "US companies will suffer the most"

Watch the full interview on Global Conversation with Huawei's founder Zhengfei Ren. He explains how the US allegations that the companies equipment could be used for spying, has had little impact on Huawei's business.
8mins
Euronews
Trump draws boos from World Series crowd

Trump draws boos from World Series crowd

President Donald Trump drew loud boos and jeers when introduced to the crowd at game 5 of the World Series in Washington on Sunday night. Trump appeared unfazed and continued waving.
1min
Associated Press
Life on Manus: how Australia transformed a tropical island into a prison

Life on Manus: how Australia transformed a tropical island into a prison

In July 2019, Guardian Australia immigration reporter Helen Davidson travelled to Manus Island in Papua New Guinea. Here she explains how the tropical island became an Australian-run prison.
5mins
The Guardian
Richard Ratcliffe's determined fight to free wife Nazanin from an Iranian jail

Richard Ratcliffe's determined fight to free wife Nazanin from an Iranian jail

In 2016 Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was arrested in Iran and charged with espionage. Her young daughter, Gabriella, was with her at the time and the family have been separated ever since.
6mins
The Guardian
How your period is making other people rich

How your period is making other people rich

Menstrual cycles have historically been a personal topic.
9mins
Explainers, , , ,
The Guardian
Brexit teens: coming of age during political chaos

Brexit teens: coming of age during political chaos

Hear how teenagers from across Britain really feel about Brexit, in their own words.
8mins
The Guardian
British PM Johnson calls for December 12 election

British PM Johnson calls for December 12 election

Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on Thursday for a general election on Dec. 12 to break Britain’s Brexit impasse, conceding for the first time he will not meet his “do or die” deadline to leave the European Union next week. Lisa Bernhard has more.
2mins
Reuters
Orbán, my dad and me – video

Orbán, my dad and me – video

A Guardian film-maker and his father, who left communist Hungary for Britain in the 70s and now supports the nationalist prime minister, Viktor Orbán, take a road trip through the country.
24mins
The Guardian
Combatting dog smuggling in Germany

Combatting dog smuggling in Germany

It is big business and it is illegal and cruel. Animal rights activists want to stop it. Some go after the smugglers themselves and then call in the police to do the rest.
Deutsche Welle
Greece: cheap drugs for the poor

Greece: cheap drugs for the poor

Synthetic drugs sprayed onto dried herbs are selling like hot cakes in Thessaloniki and other cities across the country. Some, like potpourri, are even legal, but they are extremely dangerous.
Deutsche Welle
Trump: 'We're building a wall in Colorado'

Trump: 'We're building a wall in Colorado'

President Trump, in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, described the construction of a border wall and said 'we're building a walll in Colorado,' which is not a border state. Trump later said on Twitter that he was describing the border wall's benefits.
1min
Associated Press
Trump: 'We're buidling a wall in Colorado'

Trump: 'We're buidling a wall in Colorado'

President Trump, in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, described the construction of a border wall and said 'we're building a walll in Colorado,' which is not a border state. Trump later said on Twitter that he was describing the border wall's benefits.
1min
Associated Press
Trump lynching claim renews pain for victim's kin

Trump lynching claim renews pain for victim's kin

President Donald Trump's claim that the impeachment inquiry is a lynching struck a painful chord for black people whose relatives died in racist lynchings.
1min
Associated Press
Republican lawmakers storm impeachment proceedings

Republican lawmakers storm impeachment proceedings

Republican lawmakers, encouraged by President Donald Trump to get tougher in fighting Democrats' attempts to impeach him, disrupted the U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry on Wednesday and prevented a Pentagon official from testifying.
2mins
Reuters
South Sudan opposition reject transitional government proposal

South Sudan opposition reject transitional government proposal

South Sudan's opposition leaders, Dr Reik Machar and Dr Lam Akol, have both rejected the November 12 deadline for the formation of the Reconstituted Transitional Government of National Unity.
1min
Independent Media
PM sends unsigned letter of Parliament's request for Brexit extension to EU

PM sends unsigned letter of Parliament's request for Brexit extension to EU

Boris Johnson has tried to distance himself from a legally required request for a Brexit extension by stressing to the EU it was sent to Brussels at Parliament's bidding.
1min
Press Association
Brexit: The Backstage of a Divorce

Brexit: The Backstage of a Divorce

Reviewing the fake news and political blockages that may have contributed to the referendum result, delving deeper into the "Leave" campaign and the complex relationship between the UK and Europe. We ask: what does post-Brexit Britain look like?
70mins
Java Films
Inside the Russian Info War Machine

Inside the Russian Info War Machine

Paul Moreira investigates how Russia manipulates public opinion, undermines democratic governments and attempts to alter world events. Russophobia is massive.
90mins
Java Films