30 Best Social Political Podcasts (Sociopolitical)

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Here are 30 Best Social Political Podcasts worth listening to in 2023

1. The Weeds

The Weeds US
In politics, you're often told not to get lost in the weeds. But we love the weeds! That's where politics becomes policy - the stuff that shap...es our lives. Every Tuesday and Friday, host Matthew Yglesias is joined by Vox reporters and editors, ProPublica's Dara Lind, and some of the leading minds in policy to dig into the weeds on important national issues, including healthcare, immigration, housing, and everything else that matters.more
2.7M 1M 1 episode / week Avg Length 49 min
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2. POLITICO Energy

POLITICO Energy Washington, District of Columbia, US
A podcast about the latest news in energy and environmental politics & policy with must-know stories and candid insights from POLITICO's ten-perso...n energy team and journalists across our newsroom.more
2M 4.6M 1.9M 1 episode / day Avg Length 9 min Oct 2019
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3. One America Podcast With Host Sophia A. Nelson

One America Podcast With Host Sophia A. Nelson US
Hosted by award-winning journo, author, CNN Legal & Political Commentator, former Republican House Oversight Committee Counsel, and USATODAY, Daily Be...ast Opinion writer Sophia A. Nelson, this political podcast keeps it real, honest and raw, just as Nelson does on TV. Topics include are politics, race, gender, faith, and anything else the American people talk about every day.more
32.2K 83.1K 60.4K 1 episode / month Avg Length 26 min Aug 2019
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4. Into America

Into America New York City, New York, US
This a show about everyday people, power politics and policy have in shaping our lives. As the nation faces a health crisis that is unprecedented i...n the modern era, host Trymaine Lee helps Americans share their stories. He holds policymakers to account. And he's joined by a team of NBC News journalists to make sense of this extraordinary moment in American life.more
59.6K 1 episode / week Avg Length 39 min Feb 2020
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5. The Rush Limbaugh Show

The Rush Limbaugh Show Milwaukee, Wisconsin, US
The Rush Limbaugh Show, the most-listened-to national talk show in America, features the 'Doctor of Democracy's' unprecedented combination of serious... discussion of political, cultural, and social issues, along with satirical and biting humor, which parodies previously 'untouchable' personalities and topics. Limbaugh's passion inspires millions of Americans to be the best they can be and keeps the country on course to a bright future.more
2.3M 363.4K 4 episodes / day Avg Length 37 min
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6. Effective Compassion

Effective Compassion Effective Compassion is an investigation into American poverty-fighting. WORLD editor in chief Marvin Olasky joins journalist Anna Johansen to report ...on what's really working in the fight against poverty and how thinking biblically aids in the restoration of human dignity. Hosted by WORLD features editor Paul Butler, this seasonal program is made for people who want to elicit real change because they know true hope.more
114.3K 32.8K 7.3K 11 episodes / year Avg Length 31 min Dec 2019
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7. Equality & Rights For All

Equality & Rights For All A podcast about advocacy for animal rights, for rights of people who are elderly, disabled (including those with mental illness), for G.L.B.T. (and th...eir families) rights, & to inform about what's going on politically & economically locally, nationally, and worldwide.more
1 episode / week Avg Length 12 min Aug 2019
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8. Economics & Beyond With Rob Johnson

Economics & Beyond With Rob Johnson New York City, New York, US
Rob Johnson is not your average economist, and this is not your average economics podcast. Every week, Rob talks about economic and social issues with... a guest who probably wasn't on your Econ 101 reading list, from musicians to activists to rebel economists.more
282.1K 67.9K 1 episode / month Avg Length 57 min Apr 2020
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9. Scholars Strategy Network's No Jargon

Scholars Strategy Network's No Jargon Cambridge, Massachusetts, US
No Jargon, the Scholars Strategy Network's weekly podcast, presents interviews with top university scholars on the politics, policy problems, and ...social issues facing the nation.more
2.7K 8.2K 1 episode / month Avg Length 31 min Oct 2015
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10. Women belong In The House

Women belong In The House New York City, New York, US
On Wonder Media Network's flagship show, Host Jenny Kaplan seeks to understand the state of gender representation in office and asks how Congress woul...d change if it looked more like the people it represents. Last season, she spoke with women on the campaign trail. This time, she's talking to women serving in the House of Representatives.more
3.1K 2 episodes / quarter Avg Length 32 min Sep 2018
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11. Native Calgarian

Native Calgarian A podcast about everything in my life! Politics, Indigenous issues, social issues, LGBTQ2 and so much more.
6.1K 9.7K 1 episode / week Avg Length 66 min Aug 2018
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12. In Pursuit Of Development

In Pursuit Of Development Oslo, Norway
If you are interested in democracy, governance, poverty eradication, and climate change, this is your go-to podcast development. This podcast will ena...ble you to examine development interventions critically. It will also help you better understand how 'promising' policies, programs, and practices can be deployed in a range of international contexts.more
889 2.8K 1 episode / week Avg Length 52 min Jun 2020
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13. Bookworm Room's Podcast

Bookworm Room's Podcast A podcast where the host talks about politics and social issues from a conservative perspective. The main motto is 'conservatives deal with facts and ...reach conclusions, liberals have conclusions and sell them as facts.'more
640 1.8K 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 44 min Jul 2019
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14. Earwolf | Throwing Shade

 Earwolf | Throwing Shade Los Angeles, California, US
Throwing Shade is the political comedy podcast hosted by Erin Gibson and Bryan Safi who deliver their fresh takes on pop culture, women's rights, ...and LGBT rights with hilarity and vulgarity.more
6K 30.3K 28 episodes / year Avg Length 67 min Apr 2020
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15. Rethinking Trade With Lori Wallach

Rethinking Trade With Lori Wallach Washington, District of Columbia, US
The changes needed to support living-wage jobs, to combat the climate crisis, to make medicines accessible for all, much of it won't be possible u...nless we overhaul our corporate-rigged trade system. Trade Expert Lori Wallach and Activist Ryan Harvey explore ways to make our progressive trade vision a reality. Rethink Trade is an initiative of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch.more
45.6K 363 1 episode / week Avg Length 21 min Apr 2020
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16. Equality

Equality US
Hi, I'm Ore. I decided to make a podcast because I'm tired of staying silent and acting like inequality doesn't exist. I want my voice hea...rd. I want to talk about how discrimination is going to continue being an issue for the minority. I am speaking up for what I believe in.more
537 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 15 min Apr 2020
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17. The Electorette Podcast

The Electorette Podcast Seattle, Washington, US
The Electorette is a new podcast about politics, intersectionality, and feminism. The Electorette features interviews and conversations with the women... leading the resistance. They are passionate about equality, voting rights, climate change, access to healthcare & reproductive rights, and all issues that make a healthy democracy.more
200 6K 5 episodes / quarter Avg Length 33 min Aug 2017
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18. Political Climate

Political Climate Presented by the USC Schwarzenegger Institute, this is a bipartisan podcast on energy and environmental politics in America. Political Climate goes be...yond the echo chambers to bring you civil conversations, fierce debates, and insider perspectives, with hosts and guests from across the political spectrum. Join Democrat and Republican energy experts, Brandon Hurlbut and Shane Skelton, along with Greentech Media's Julia Pyper, as we explore how energy and environment policies get made.more
236 4.4K 1 episode / week Avg Length 40 min Apr 2018
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19. The Real Agenda Network

The Real Agenda Network London, England, UK
The Real Agenda Network podcast is for political change, offers a range of content that aims to inform, inspire & involve those who want a democratic..., inclusive & fairer society that respects human rights & protects the planet. The focus is on fixing the fundamental problems of our time, primarily the extreme economic inequality & the unnecessary financial hardship suffered by millions every day by developing a political agenda that moves us from here to prosperity.more
98 2.3K 7 episodes / quarter Avg Length 29 min Sep 2018
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20. Climate 2020

Climate 2020 New York City, New York, US
Climate 2020 is a weekly podcast tackling the most compelling and important climate stories from the 2020 presidential election. This podcast is hoste...d by Years Of Living Dangerously award-winning documentary producer David Gelber and ClimateNexus Founding Director Jeff Nesbit.more
703 Sep 2019
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21. Pod Save The People

Pod Save The People Baltimore, Maryland, US
Organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson explores news, culture, social justice, and politics with analysis from Sam Sinyangwe, Kaya Henderson, and De...9;Ara Balenger. Then he sits down for deep conversations with experts, influencers, and diverse local and national leaders. New episodes every Tuesday.more
10.1K 37.2K 1 episode / week Avg Length 79 min Apr 2017
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22. Latin American Perspectives

Latin American Perspectives Riverside, California, US
Hosted by Alexander Scott, a Ph.D. student in Sociology at UC Riverside, our podcasts feature interviews with LAP issue editors, academics, & activist...s where participants discuss current research, political-economic issues, & social movements in Latin America. These conversations usually last 30 to 60 minutes and provide listeners with an insight into many topics and phenomena discussed in LAP issues and articles, as well as important information on ongoing political & economic issues in Latin America.more
10.1K 3.7K Aug 2019
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23. Radical Imagination

Radical Imagination Oakland, California, US
Racism, toxic inequality, persistent poverty, climate change: these are big serious problems, and if you believe they require big audacious solutions,... then this is the podcast for you. Hosted by Angela Glover Blackwell, Radical Imagination focuses on radical solutions to our society's most pressing problems. It features conversations with thinkers and changemakers from multiple fields working to deliver equity wins at scale. Tune in to Radical Imagination, for stories and solutions that are fueling change.more
7.3K 1 episode / month Avg Length 23 min Sep 2019
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24. Rico Dukes Theyfeartruth Show

Rico Dukes Theyfeartruth Show This show is based on Civil rights constitution provisions, political news, and an open show to the public.
2 episodes / week Avg Length 9 min Aug 2019
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25. Identity Politics

Identity Politics US
Identity Politics is a podcast that features new stories and perspectives about race, gender and Muslim life in America. From pop culture to politics,... each episode co-hosts Ikhlas Saleem and Makkah Ali invite guests to talk about issues impacting their lives as Muslims at the intersection of multiple identities.more
2K 2.1K Jan 2016
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26. Not Good Enough

Not Good Enough A podcast proposing inadequate responses to inadequate responses. Hosted by a roving gang of Australian podcasters and broadcasting from the burning e...dge of the climate crisis.more
832 22 episodes / year Avg Length 56 min Jan 2020
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27. New Left Radio

New Left Radio Canada
New Left Radio is bringing news and commentary from behind the front lines of late-stage capitalism through a democratic socialist lens. At the root o...f our socialism is a profound commitment to democracy, as means and end. We are socialists because we share a vision of a humane international social order based both on democratic planning & market mechanisms to achieve equitable distribution of resources, meaningful work, a healthy environment, sustainable growth, gender, racial equality, and non-oppressive relationships.more
9.5K 7.1K 2.1K 30 episodes / year Avg Length 38 min Apr 2020
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28. Mother Earth Podcast

Mother Earth Podcast A podcast for people & planet including conversations that go deep on the environment, the climate crisis, and the solutions.
71 102 5 episodes / year Avg Length 50 min May 2020
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PRIDE Brussels, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Belgium
PRIDE podcast Hosted by LGBTQI-activist and researcher Rémy Bonny. Pride is a protest. It's time to bring our fight for LGBTQI equality to the i...nternet.more
2.2K 8.1K 6.6K Apr 2020
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30. Risky Talk

Risky Talk Cambridge, England, UK
How can we best communicate the risks and the evidence on the most pressing issues of the day from genetics and nutrition, to climate change and immig...ration? Listen to this podcast as host David Spiegelhalter is joined by the world's top experts to tackle urgent, practical challenges that affect us all.more
2.4M 1.4K 1 episode / year Avg Length 44 min Feb 2020
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Social Political Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering Social Political. Get Spreadsheet.
Podcaster Name Email Podcast Link Total Episodes
Premiere Networks iheart.com 1364
New Left Media democraticsocialists.ca 132
Erin Gibson & Bryan Safi earwolf.com 104
nativecalgarian nativecalgarian.com 46
POLITICO politico.com 41
Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) ineteconomics.org 37
Wonder Media Network anchor.fm 37
Anthony Lorito-Duke spreaker.com 35
Not Good Enough notgoodpod.com 30
Rico Dukes spreaker.com 27
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