James O'Malley

James O'Malley

Undercover Inside The Far-Right

We speak to a Hope Not Hate activist who infiltrated a far-right group... and then in a slightly more uplifting...

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The Oldest Material On Earth

This week we talk to the scientist who discovered the oldest known material on Earth which, at between 5 and 7...

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The Second Worst Foreign Policy Disaster Since WW2

This week we calibrate our worries about the potential for World War 3 by talking to former Middle East minister and...

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Happy Xmas (Labour Is Over)

Ho, ho, ho! A festive Winterval special where we, umm, go in deep on the election result and - horrifyingly - learn...

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What Britain Can Learn About Referendums From Papua New Guinea

This week we steer clear of the general election - so this podcast won't go out of date! Instead, we talk about a...

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Is A Narwhal Tusk An Effective Weapon?

This week we tackle the most important question raised by the London Bridge attack: We ask two of the world's most...

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How To Survive An Interview With Andrew Neil

This week we speak to Tom Hamilton, a former advisor to Ed Miliband and Jeremy Corbyn on how a politician can go into...

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How To Abolish The Monarchy

This week we fast-forward to the results of the 2022 Monarchy referendum, in which Britain votes to dump King Charles...

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Dodgy LibDem Bar Charts And Some Surprisingly Good News About Climate Change

This week we finally go all Jeremy Paxman on the Liberal Democrats and their questionable use of bar charts by...

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Roll Up, Roll Up, Please Bring Some Insulin, It's The Festival Of Brexit!

This week we explore the government's plan to host a big "Festival of Brexit", to celebrate the biggest foreign...

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Don't Retweet Bullshit Polls

What polling pitfalls can we avoid this election season? And what's it like being a candidate on the campaign trail?...

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Does Winter Weather Hurt Election Turnout?

This week we figure out the process for joining the EU (hey, it might be important soon), and discover if the...

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Hello from Belgrade - Back Next Week!

The Pod Delusion is having a week off while James and Dr Liz are on holiday, but we’ll be back as normal next Friday!

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HONK! Life In Kurdistan, Untitled Geese, Nationalised Restaurants And Brexit Disco

This week we go from the serious to the absurd. We find out what the Kurdish region of Syria is actually like, we...

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Irish Unification, WannaCry, Fixing Left Behind Towns and why What3Words is A.Bad.Idea

This week we ask a question that could prove as tricky as Brexit: If Northern Ireland votes to join with the Republic...

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Why did Britain end up a democracy? And could it all fall apart? Plus: Branches of Currys that still use the old logo.

This week we do some hardcore political science, but don't be scared - it explains whether Britain can survive the...

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Scooby Doo And The Economics Of Dictatorships (It's That Sort Of Show)

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Seb Dance MEP Explains What Really Happens In The European Parliament

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Fascist Sci-Fi Luminaries, Bitcoin Terrorists and Space Collisions!

It's really happening. THE POD DELUSION IS BACK! Join our Patreon and support a voice of sanity in a world that has...

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Returning In September!

Your ears are not deceiving you! The Pod Delusion returns in September! But to make it happen we need your help -...

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