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
This World

This World

International investigative documentary series from the BBC.
2 Episodes
BBC
The Chinese Are Coming

The Chinese Are Coming

Justin Rowlatt investigates the spread of Chinese influence around the planet and asks what the world will be like if China overtakes America as the world's economic superpower.
2 Episodes
BBC
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
All Watched Over By Machines Of Loving Grace

All Watched Over By Machines Of Loving Grace

A series of films about how humans have been colonised by the machines we have built. Although we don't realise it, the way we see everything in the world today is through the eyes of the computers.
1 Episode
BBC
101 East

101 East

Bold, untold stories from across Asia and the Pacific. 101 East is Al Jazeera's in-depth current affairs program from the world's most populated region.
1 Episode
Al Jazeera
Panorama

Panorama

The BBC's Panorama is the world's longest running investigative TV show, featuring interviews and reports on a wide variety of subjects.
1 Episode
BBC
Shifting Sands

Shifting Sands

Assessing opinion in the Middle East two years on from the start of the Arab Spring.
1 Episode
BBC
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

Sen. Scott: Pelosi not negotiating in good faith

Sen. Scott: Pelosi not negotiating in good faith

Florida Republican Senator Rick Scott is defending President Donald Trump's decision to reject a short-term fix to the partial government shutdown, indicating that he thinks Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is not acting in good faith.
2mins
Associated Press
Turkey: Liberal Imam on thin ice

Turkey: Liberal Imam on thin ice

If Turkey's Directorate of Religious Affairs, or Diyanet, gets its way, imam Ahmet Muhsin Tuzer will be forbidden from preaching in his small mosque because of his second love: Turkish rock music. Singing breaks a taboo.
Deutsche Welle
Southern Germany gets snowed under

Southern Germany gets snowed under

Masses of snow have brought life to a standstill in parts of Bavaria and Austria. Entire villages have been cut off from the outside world and the threat of avalanches grows with every snowfall. Many districts have declared a state of emergency.
Deutsche Welle
Britain's preppers prepare for Brexit

Britain's preppers prepare for Brexit

Preppers are people who actively prepare for disasters like nuclear accidents or war. Now some survivalists in the UK are readying themselves for what they view as an imminent catastrophe: Brexit.
Deutsche Welle
Under the gun: France's hunters

Under the gun: France's hunters

Hunting has long been a popular pastime in France. But a spate of deadly accidents has many French people calling for the sport to be banned. Around a dozen people were killed during the last hunting season alone.
Deutsche Welle
'Where's Mitch?' Dems look to deliver letter

'Where's Mitch?' Dems look to deliver letter

New House Democrats walked across the Capitol from the House to the Senate side to call for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to pass bills that would reopen parts of the government.
2mins
Associated Press
Star chef serves free meals to federal workers

Star chef serves free meals to federal workers

The government shutdown has caused for an outpouring of generosity throughout the country and chef Jose Andres has joined in by opening a kitchen and cafe to serve free meals to furloughed federal workers in Washington, D.C.
2mins
Associated Press
AP Debrief: Pelosi takes 'political shot' at Trump

AP Debrief: Pelosi takes 'political shot' at Trump

Shutdown pressure on President Donald Trump mounted Wednesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on him to delay his State of the Union address, a move that AP's Jill Colvin calls a "political shot" at the president.
2mins
Associated Press
Federal workers take shutdown protest to McConnell

Federal workers take shutdown protest to McConnell

Dozens of furloughed federal workers visited the Capitol Hill office of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to make a personal appeal to end the partial government shutdown because of the financial hardship it's causing.
1min
Associated Press
Top Dem: Wheeler at EPA, just as extreme as Pruitt

Top Dem: Wheeler at EPA, just as extreme as Pruitt

Acting Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler drew criticism at his Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday for his environmental rollbacks in six months on the job.
2mins
Associated Press
Pence claims IS 'caliphate has crumbled' in Syria

Pence claims IS 'caliphate has crumbled' in Syria

Shortly after the U.S. military said American service members were among those killed in an explosion during a routine patrol in Syria, Vice President Mike Pence declared the Islamic State "defeated" and its Caliphate "crumbled."
1min
Associated Press
White House: US economy is strong despite shutdown

White House: US economy is strong despite shutdown

With shutdown negotiations deadlocked, the White House plans further meetings with rank-and-file lawmakers, as the Trump administration acknowledges the prolonged standoff is having a greater economic drag than previously thought.
2mins
Associated Press
Graham says Barr will 'do well' in Senate vote

Graham says Barr will 'do well' in Senate vote

Graham says Barr will 'do well' in Senate vote
2mins
Associated Press
Iowa Rep. Steve King urged to leave Congress

Iowa Rep. Steve King urged to leave Congress

U.S. Rep. Steve King has been making offensive comment for years, but only now is the Iowa Republican congressman facing intense criticism from his own party after he questioned why white supremacist ideology is offensive.
1min
Associated Press
House measure rebukes Rep. King's racist remarks

House measure rebukes Rep. King's racist remarks

The House has approved a Democratic measure disapproving of Republican Rep. Steve King's comments about white supremacy. The nine-term Iowa congressman was among those supporting the measure, which was approved, 416-1.
2mins
Associated Press
Barr: I wouldn't go after marijuana companies

Barr: I wouldn't go after marijuana companies

Attorney general nominee Bill Barr says he would "not go after" marijuana companies in states where cannabis is legal.
2mins
Associated Press
GOP leaders defend action against Rep. Steve King

GOP leaders defend action against Rep. Steve King

Republicans are making life in the House less comfortable for Rep. Steve King, with one GOP leader suggesting Tuesday that the nine-term Iowan leave Congress after the latest in a string of his "racist" comments.
1min
Associated Press
AG nominee: Mueller not involved in 'witch hunt'

AG nominee: Mueller not involved in 'witch hunt'

President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general says he doesn't believe special counsel Robert Mueller "would be involved in a witch hunt."
6mins
Associated Press
AG nominee: Mueller must be allowed to finish work

AG nominee: Mueller must be allowed to finish work

President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general, William Barr, told senators at his confirmation hearing that "it is vitally important" that special counsel Robert Mueller be allowed to complete his Russia investigation.
2mins
Associated Press
Trump touts wall, farm-friendly immigration

Trump touts wall, farm-friendly immigration

President Donald Trump headed to New Orleans to promote his trade policies at a farm convention. On Day 24 of the partial government shutdown, Trump said he remained committed to to building his long-promised U.S.-Mexico border wall.
2mins
Associated Press
Trump: 'I never worked for Russia'

Trump: 'I never worked for Russia'

President Donald Trump is issuing a staunch denial Monday that he ever worked for Russia, as he lobs attacks at the former federal officials who have launched investigations against him, calling them "dirty cops" and "scoundrels."
2mins
Associated Press
EU chiefs stress to May they are in 'no position' to amend Withdrawal Agreement

EU chiefs stress to May they are in 'no position' to amend Withdrawal Agreement

EU chiefs have wrote to Theresa May to stress they are "not in a position" to rewrite or amend the Withdrawal Agreement secured by Mrs May last year.
1min
Press Association
Boris Johnson warns of Brexit betrayal backlash against 'deep state'

Boris Johnson warns of Brexit betrayal backlash against 'deep state'

Former foreign secretary Boris Johnson has said that any move by Parliament to try and frustrate Brexit would be seen by voters as a "betrayal" by the "deep state".
1min
Press Association
Markus Beckedahl: "I have something to hide."

Markus Beckedahl: "I have something to hide."

"Many people are sharing more online because they don't realize it could be used against them," says net activist Markus Beckedahl. He spoke to DW about data protection and IT security. Digital savviness doesn't just happen - it needs to be learned.
12mins
Deutsche Welle
Pelosi signs federal worker back pay bill

Pelosi signs federal worker back pay bill

Pelosi signs federal worker back pay bill
2mins
Associated Press
Virginian federal workers recount shutdown pain

Virginian federal workers recount shutdown pain

Virginian federal workers recounted the impact of the government shutdown Friday as it is about to become the longest in U.S. history. Many received pay stubs with nothing but zeros on them, deepening anxieties about unpaid bills.
2mins
Associated Press
Trump: Not looking to declare emergency right now

Trump: Not looking to declare emergency right now

President Donald Trump tamped down expectations that he is close to declaring a national emergency to get the money he wants to build his U.S.-Mexico border wall as a three-week impasse closing parts of the government continued on Friday.
2mins
Associated Press
Analysis: Funding wall not at level of emergency

Analysis: Funding wall not at level of emergency

Experts say that President Donald Trumps' plan to declare a national emergency to pay for his border wall does not meet the level of crisis that the National Emergencies Act intended and is abuse of the law.
2mins
Associated Press
Pence vows administration will continue wall push

Pence vows administration will continue wall push

Vice President Mike Pence is pledging that the Trump administration will keep fighting to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.
2mins
Associated Press
Pelosi: I wish Trump would open up government

Pelosi: I wish Trump would open up government

During a photo-op with fellow Democrats, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said she would like President Donald Trump to "open up government so that we could have a discussion of the best way to protect our borders, secure our borders."
2mins
Associated Press
Senator Cruz: Trump would make a deal

Senator Cruz: Trump would make a deal

Republican Senator Ted Cruz of Texas says he believes President Trump would be willing to accept a deal to end the partial federal government shutdown and enhance security at ports of entry, if funds for a border wall were included, too.
1min
Associated Press
Cohen to testify before House oversight panel

Cohen to testify before House oversight panel

Cohen to testify before House oversight panel
2mins
Associated Press
Trump pushes for wall on Rio Grande visit

Trump pushes for wall on Rio Grande visit

Standing along the Rio Grande, President Donald Trump says "a lot of the crime in our country is caused by what's coming through here."
2mins
Associated Press
Sexual harrassment claim prompts Sanders apology

Sexual harrassment claim prompts Sanders apology

Sen. Bernie Sanders is apologizing to women who've shared experiences of harassment by male supervisors while working on his 2016 presidential campaign.
2mins
Associated Press
NYC mayor pitches retirement fund, paid vacation

NYC mayor pitches retirement fund, paid vacation

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio promised to make life better for workers, tenants, retirees, and even near-sighted first graders in a wide-ranging State of the City speech Thursday.
2mins
Associated Press
Trump lands in Texas, heading for southern border

Trump lands in Texas, heading for southern border

President Donald Trump arrives at a Texas border town to make the case for his long-promised border wall after negotiations with Democrats blew up over his funding demands.
1min
Associated Press
Japanese prime minister backs May's Brexit deal

Japanese prime minister backs May's Brexit deal

Japan's prime minister has said that his country offers its "total support" to Theresa May's EU Withdrawal Agreement.
1min
Press Association
Pelosi criticizes meeting with Trump as 'set-up'

Pelosi criticizes meeting with Trump as 'set-up'

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi says she thinks Wednesday's meeting with President Donald Trump was a "set-up so he could walk out." The meeting, part of negotiations to end the partial shutdown, ended after 14 minutes when Trump walked out.
2mins
Associated Press
Trump threatens to declare emergency if no deal

Trump threatens to declare emergency if no deal

A day after shutdown talks broke down once again, President Donald Trump threatened to declare a national emergency to circumvent Congress if he can't reach a deal with Democrats to fund his promised border wall.
3mins
Associated Press
Michael Gove sums up Labour's Brexit plans in one rude word

Michael Gove sums up Labour's Brexit plans in one rude word

Michael Gove sums up Labour's Brexit plans in one rude word during his speech in the House of Commons.
1min
Press Association
Threatening reporters' lives in Russia

Threatening reporters' lives in Russia

Russia's independent media outlets are coming under political pressure. Journalists have even received death threats. But many refuse to be intimidated.
Deutsche Welle
Billionaire Steyer won't run for president in 2020

Billionaire Steyer won't run for president in 2020

Billionaire investor and Democratic activist Tom Steyer said Wednesday that he will not run for the White House in 2020 and will instead focus on calling for President Donald Trump's impeachment.
2mins
Associated Press
Pence says Democrats ‘unwilling to negotiate’

Pence says Democrats ‘unwilling to negotiate’

Republicans disputed the characterization by Democrats of President Trump's shutdown meeting at the White House Wednesday and said Democrats were "unwilling to even negotiate."
2mins
Associated Press
Trump walks out of shutdown talks with Democrats

Trump walks out of shutdown talks with Democrats

Top Democrats say President Donald Trump walked out of a meeting with congressional leaders as talks to end the partial government shutdown remain at an impasse."
3mins
Associated Press
Trump: Republicans 'totally unified' on shutdown

Trump: Republicans 'totally unified' on shutdown

After a trip up to Capitol Hill, President Trump insisted Republicans are "very, very unified" in the shutdown standoff over his southern border wall, though some GOP lawmakers have been expressing concern about the partial government closure.
3mins
Associated Press
Graham: AG nominee Barr has confidence in Mueller

Graham: AG nominee Barr has confidence in Mueller

The incoming chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says Attorney General nominee William Barr has confidence in special counsel Robert Mueller
1min
Associated Press
AP Debrief: Questions loom with Rosenstein exit

AP Debrief: Questions loom with Rosenstein exit

The White House is casting the expected departure of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as his choice alone, but AP reporter Eric Tucker says although the departure is not unexpected, it could affect the Mueller probe.
2mins
Associated Press
Border residents react to president’s primetime speech

Border residents react to president’s primetime speech

Those living in cities along the southwestern US border were surprised about what the president didn't say in his primetime remarks about the border and the government shutdown — an emergency declaration to immediately start building a wall.
1min
Associated Press