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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.

Customer Reviews

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