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The Johann Hari podcast
Independent Print Limited
Discussion and interviews from Johann Hari, award-winning columnist for The Independent. Produced by Dotpod.
The Johann Hari podcast
4 Jul 2011
The hidden history of homosexuality in America
Gay marriage has finally come to the United States with the recent decision to legalise it in New York State. In his latest podcast, Johann Hari discusses a new history that uncovers the secret story of how gay men and women were shaping the American story from the beginning - from the openly lesbian Native American chiefs, to the strange, strange story of the cross-dressing civil war hero "Robert Shurtliff".
28 Jun 2011
Is factory farming manufacturing superbugs - and endangering us all?
In his latest podcast, the Independent's award-winning columnist Johann Hari delves into an issue that Big Agriculture - and the governments it is buying - doesn't want you to know about.
20 Jun 2011
The 'New' Atheism: An Interview with P.Z. Myers
In his latest podcast, Independent columnist Johann Hari interviews one of the world's leading biologists and campaigning atheists - and a man who once kidnapped a communion wafer, with surreal results. Is religion incompatible with science? Why is Richard Dawkins so routinely smeared as akin to violent Ayatollahs? And should we have a right to burn the Koran?
1 hr 36 mins
15 Jun 2011
Happy birthday Prince Philip! (And remember the British empire)
In his latest podcast, The Independent's award-winning columnist, Johann Hari, uncovers the truth behind the fawning over Philip Mountbatten on his 90th birthday - and delves into the dark, hidden history of the British Empire.
7 Jun 2011
The IMF itself should be on trial
Imagine a prominent figure was charged, not with raping a hotel maid, but with starving her, and her family, to death. In his latest podcast, the Independent's award-winning columnist Johann Hari investigates.
27 May 2011
A turning point we can't afford to ignore
Each week, the Independent's award-winning columnist Johann Hari brings you the news you won't hear elsewhere. This week, his podcast looks at an offer that could be a turning-point in world history - and asks whether we are prepared to make the sane choice.
23 May 2011
Johann vs the Pope
The Independent's award-winning columnist Johann Hari takes on the Pope - and argues with Ann Atkins, the hardline Christian, about why violence against gay people is rising again.
17 May 2011
Cameron's claims to be green go up in flames
David Cameron promised to lead "the greenest government ever". But now, as our award-winning columnist Johann Hari reveals in his latest podcast, he's pursuing what appears to be one of the dirtiest and most dangerous forms of fossil fuel extraction, right here at home.
10 May 2011
Johann vs. The Religious
In his latest podcast, you can hear The Independent's award-winning atheist columnist Johann Hari take on Ann Widdecombe and Islamic fundamentalists Hizb ut Tahrir over the question of religion - and whether it has any role in the modern world.
3 May 2011
How Goldman Sachs gambled on starvation - and won
You think your hatred of Goldman Sachs and the City speculators has its peak? In his latest podcast, Johann Hari suggests you haven't even heard of their worst acts so far.
27 Apr 2011
The AVs vs the AV-nots
In his latest podcast the Independent's award-winning columnist Johann Hari uncovers the truth behind the electoral reform referendum - and is astonished by some of the tactics of the No To AV campaign
22 Apr 2011
You are being lied to about pirates
The award-winning columnist Johann Hari looks into the question of Somalian piracy - and finds out the startling truth is very different to the news reports
18 Apr 2011
This royal wedding frenzy should embarrass us all
In his latest podcast, The Independent's award-winning columnist Johann Hari looks into the royal wedding - and uncovers some facts the monarchists would rather you didn't hear
13 Apr 2011
You are not being told the truth about Libya
In his latest podcast, the Independent's award-winning columnist Johann Hari argues we aren't being told the truth about the war in Libya - and tries to uncover the real story
11 Apr 2011
Nick Clegg's weirdest betrayal
In his latest podcast, the Independent's award-winning columnist Johann Hari uncovers the latest - and weirdest - betrayal by Nick Clegg.
5 Apr 2011
Why is it wrong to protect gay kids?
In Britain today, 70 per cent of gay kids get bullied, and 17 per cent get told they're going to be killed. Yet every time anyone tries to protect these kids, they are attacked as "promoting homosexuality". Award-winning journalist Johann Hari's latest podcast takes on this issue.
1 Apr 2011
The biggest lie in British politics - and how to debunk it
In his latest podcast, award-winning Independent journalist Johann Hari dissects the deception on which David Cameron is basing many of his policies - and shows the alternative
28 Mar 2011
My run-in with Richard Littlejohn
In the latest episode of his podcast, you can hear Johann Hari clash with Richard Littlejohn over race, refugees and more.
24 Mar 2011
Why everyone should be protesting on Saturday
In the latest episode of his podcast Johann Hari, one of Britain's most award-winning columnists, talks about how Cameron and Osborne are scamming the British people - and how we can fight back.
20 Mar 2011
David Cameron's latest con
Johann Hari talks about Prime Minister David Cameron's latest con - and how you can make sure you aren't fooled.
20 Mar 2011
My name is Johann Hari, and I am an addict
Award-winning columnist Johann Hari talks in this, the latest episode of his podcast, on his addiction to oil - and yours - and why it will lead us to disaster if we don't all go to rehab soon.
17 Mar 2011
An interview with Israel's most hated man - and its most heroic
Gideon Levy is the most hated man in Israel - and perhaps the most heroic. In the latest edition of his podcast, Johann Hari interviews Levy about his life, his work, and the real way to achieve peace in the Middle East.
1 hr 9 mins
9 Mar 2011
Adventures in stand-up comedy
Introducing the new series, Johann explains the ideas behind the podcast and presents some footage from his recent attempt to conquer the world of stand-up comedy.