These are the podcasts that are in my ear now:
Diffused Congruence: The American Muslim Experience – Hosted by old friends and American Muslims- Zaki Hasan and Parvez Ahmed; interviews w/ Muslims of diverse backgrounds, careers, and interests.
FiveThirtyEight Politics – From Nate Silver, who uses statistical analysis (hard numbers) to tell compelling stories about elections, politics, and more.
NPR Politics Podcast – NPR’s political reporters talk to you like they talk to each other. With weekly roundups and quick takes on news of the day, you don’t have to keep up with politics to know what’s happening.
Slate’s Political Gabfest – Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson and David Plotz focus their attention on the week’s high profile political developments with their trademark banter, incisive analysis of the important issues of the day, and more.
Trumpcast – Created by Jacob Weisberg, chairman and editor-in-chief of The Slate Group and author of The Bush Tragedy.
Uncomfortable – Hosted by Amna Nawaz, tackling the tough issues (race, gender, economics, religion) in our modern society; featuring in-depth interviews.
The Solidarity Is This – Hosted by Deepa Iyer, an author, educator, activist, and former director of a national nonprofit (SAALT).
The West Wing Weekly – Hosted by a fan (“Wingnut”) of The West Wing– Hrishikesh Hirway and actor Joshua Malina (who played Will Bailey).