Some Politics is Local is the podcast where two guys from Calgary, Alberta, Canada (David and Mike) provide a fun, original and (always) irreverent perspective on all things political. The podcast covers global politics, US politics, federal politics, provincial politics and, of course, some local politics.

Latest from Some Politics is Local

The Madu About You Episode

For this week’s episode, for Global politics, we talk about Russia’s march towards a Ukrainian invasion and whether or not it can be headed off. We then talk about Provincial politics in Alberta, with Justice Minister Kaycee Madu being asked to step aside (temporarily) by Jason Kenney for inquiring with the Edmonton police chief about…

The Three’s Company Covid Episode (with Guest Kathleen Bancroft)

For this week’s episode, we welcome our first EVER guest to the podcast, Kathleen Bancroft. In the episode, we focus exclusively on ‘Covid Across Canada’ and each talk about one big related story that we think matters. The conversation is pretty wide-ranging – hitting on everything from Quebec’s new ‘antivax tax’, different provincial policies on…

The Remembering the Beer League Insurrection Episode

In this week’s episode, it’s all about remembering the January 6th insurrection that took place at the US Capitol building last year. In it, we talk about what our views were at the time (we recorded a special Hot Take episode last year as events were unfolding), where the current political landscape is in the…

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