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Biden’s battle to solve the climate crisis: Politics Weekly Extra

30 July - 23 mins
Podcast Series Politics Weekly

Last December, a month before his inauguration, Biden announced he was naming former secretary of state John Kerry as the first ever presidential envoy for climate as part of his plan to deal with the crisis. Joan E Greve talks to Oliver Milman about what Biden’s climate change plans are, what challenges he’s up against and if he and John Kerry can lead the way in solving the climate crisis.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

23 mins

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Does the world trust Joe Biden? Politics Weekly Extra

Does the world trust Joe Biden? Politics Weekly Extra

This week, Joe Biden spoke to the UN General Assembly for the first time as president. After watching him oversee a disastrous exit from Afghanistan and sign up to a controversial nuclear submarine deal with the UK and Australia, Jonathan Freedland and Dr Leslie Vinjamuri discuss how the world views Biden. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

22 mins

24 September Finished

No US trade deal in sight for Johnson: Politics Weekly podcast

No US trade deal in sight for Johnson: Politics Weekly podcast

Rowena Mason is joined by Heather Stewart in the US to discuss the prime minister’s UN speech and meeting with Joe Biden in the White House. Plus Larry Elliott and Torsten Bell discuss the politics of an energy crisis. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

27 mins

22 September Finished

Politics Weekly Extra: Hillary Clinton in conversation with Jonathan Freedland

Politics Weekly Extra: Hillary Clinton in conversation with Jonathan Freedland

Jonathan Freedland hosted a special Guardian Live event where he spoke to the former secretary of state Hillary Clinton. As the US commemorated the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks last weekend, the pair talked about her memories of the day, given she was the senator for New York at the time; how US politics has changed since then; and whether or not retaliation by American forces has made the US and the world a safer or more dangerous place. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

28 mins

17 September Finished

The aftermath of Johnson’s cabinet reshuffle: Politics Weekly podcast

The aftermath of Johnson’s cabinet reshuffle: Politics Weekly podcast

There’s a new cabinet in town – or at least a different one than yesterday. Aubrey Allegretti and Rowena Mason look at the winners and losers of Boris Johnson’s reshuffle. Plus, Jessica Elgot and Rafael Behr analyse the government’s Covid winter plan. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

28 mins

15 September Finished

Biden administration sues Texas over abortion law: Politics Weekly Extra

Biden administration sues Texas over abortion law: Politics Weekly Extra

On Thursday night, the US Attorney General Merrick Garland announced that the US Justice Department would launch a federal lawsuit against Texas over the extreme abortion law that the state introduced last week. Jonathan Freedland speaks to Moira Donegan about what all of this means for Roe v Wade. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

26 mins

10 September Finished

Manifesto pledges are broken to ‘fix’ social care: Politics Weekly podcast

Manifesto pledges are broken to ‘fix’ social care: Politics Weekly podcast

Heather Stewart and Zoe Williams discuss the prime minister’s announcement of a £12bn healthcare levy to be introduced through a rise in national insurance contributions. Plus, Libby Brooks and Peter Walker look at the state of Green party politics in the UK. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

28 mins

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