Special Relationship, from The Economist and Mic
By The Economist and Mic
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Special Relationship is a podcast collaboration that examines the US presidential election from the characteristic perspectives of two leading news organizations. Hosted by The Economist’s John Prideaux and Mic’s Celeste Katz, Special Relationship grapples with the major themes and issues in a campaign that has been anything but predictable. Each episode is a conversation, fusing deep dives into specific themes with broader perspectives provided by global and historical comparisons from both sides of the pond. It’s a unique transatlantic partnership between two distinctive voices. It’s a special relationship.
||CleanSpecial Relationship: Election 2016 - Is It Really So Strange?||Just ahead of Election Day, Celeste and John put the truly bizarre 2016 U.S. presidential cycle into context, with the help of distinguished podcasters from both sides of the pond. First up: Ken Rudin, the award-winning National Public Radio and ABC...||11/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpecial Relationship: Rigged Election Realities||Special Relationship is a podcast collaboration that examines the US presidential election from the characteristic perspectives of two leading news organizations. Hosted by The Economist’s John Prideaux and Mic’s Celeste Katz.||10/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpecial Relationship: The Struggle for Syria||With the election looming and the final debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump dominating the headlines, Celeste and John take time out to focus on one of the greatest challenges the next president will have to face: Dealing with war-torn...||10/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpecial Relationship: Highly Debatable||With one final presidential debate left to go, the hits keep on coming for Donald Trump. The Republican nominee is now not only defending himself against accusations of prurient behavior towards women, but finds himself embroiled in a civil war with...||10/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpecial Relationship: Don't Believe the Liberal Media?||The media is under siege in this election — and the phenomenon isn't limited to the campaign for U.S. president. In this episode, Celeste and John talk with two powerful news editors in the United States and Europe about covering politics in an e...||10/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpecial Relationship: Unraveling the First Presidential Debate||It might be hard to make sense of the first debate between presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, but in a special edition of the podcast recorded the morning after the debate in the Mic studio at One World Trade Center, Celeste and...||9/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpecial Relationship: Great Debates?||Ahead of showdown #1 at Hofstra University in New York, Celeste and John preview the upcoming trio of presidential debates between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Presidential debates are a big part of American political culture, and they've gi...||9/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpecial Relationship: In Sickness and in Health||Celeste and John ask a simple question: How much do voters have a right to know about their health?||9/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpecial Relationship: Crossing Borders||Celeste and John take a look at the facts and feelings surrounding one of the thorniest issues of the 2016 campaign for the White House: Immigration reform. Journalist and activist Jose Antonio Vargas of Define American shares how his experiences as..||9/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpecial Relationship: Alt-Right or Wrong?||Putting the "alt-right" movement into context in the U.S. and abroad.||9/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpecial Relationship: Unconventional Conventions||In a special edition of the podcast, Celeste and John share their personal observations after covering both the Republican National Convention in Cleveland and the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Celeste contrasts 2016 with covering...||7/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpecial Relationship: Brexit Strategy||To help unravel what the U.K.'s decision might mean for the nation's "Special Relationship" with the United States and the 2016 presidential elections, and the world, Celeste and John are joined by two guests. Robert Tuttle served ...||7/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpecial Relationship: The Politics of Gun Control||Today, Celeste and John speak with U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, the Connecticut Democrat who led a 15-hour filibuster to force lawmakers to take action on stronger gun control regulations after 49 people were gunned down at a gay nightclub in Orlando...||6/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpecial Relationship: Bernie Sanders and Beyond||Today, Celeste and John delve into the Bernie Sanders phenomenon and what it means for the future of Democratic and third-party politics. Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean, a supporter of Sanders rival Hillary Clinton, looks at the election through the..||6/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpecial Relationship: Ad Wars||In our third episode, Celeste and John focus on the stunning tidal wave of 2016 campaign television advertising — and whether or not it's even effective. Veteran strategist and admaker Jimmy Siegel opens the discussion with his take on what makes...||5/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpecial Relationship: The Woman Card||In our second episode, we examine the complexities of why American voters may select or reject their first female leader. Celeste and John talk about how Clinton's second attempt to win the Oval Office may be helped — or hurt — by her gender. Gue..||5/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpecial Relationship: Terrorism and National Security||In ancient times — pre-2012, say — American presidential elections were often reasoned, somber affairs. The 2016 campaign will not be remembered that way. Combative candidates have channeled voters' anger and fear into a new strain of...||4/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpecial Relationship: Coming Soon||Special Relationship is a podcast collaboration that examines the US presidential election from the characteristic perspectives of two leading news organizations. Hosted by The Economist’s John Prideaux and Mic’s Celeste Katz, Special Relationship g||4/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
First rate work from one of the giants of podcasting
Well done! These guys are great!
Top notch political podcast!
Insightful interviews that explore the context and significance of events and instead of just reacting to tweets and babbling about the latest nonsense. Choosing to address American topics incorporating a European perspective distinguishes this podcast from the others, I particularly appreciated the analysis of Hillary Clinton that took in account the histories of Angela Merkel and Margaret Thatcher. Two insightful hosts who bring knowledge and go the extra distance of including audio sound bites gathered while reporting in the field.
Well rounded, interesting
A pretty open and factual discussion on the currents of the day. Lovely