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The Inquiry

BBC World Service

The Inquiry gets beyond the headlines to explore the trends, forces and ideas shaping the world.


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4.7 out of 5 stars from 3k ratings
  • Superficial

    Either the topics they cover are too knew or their is insufficient investigation. The four experts seem to speak at too general of a level. The question isn’t really answered.

    Apple Podcasts
    United States2 months ago
  • Never learn about politics from BBC

    You can consume documentaries or discussion episodes about creatures on earth and arts in the world. But trying to develop any political opinions based on BBC? It will just make you like a dummy

    Apple Podcasts
    United Kingdom2 months ago
  • Great answers I couldnt have Googled

    After years of listening still one of my favourite podcasts.

    Apple Podcasts
    Netherlands3 months ago
  • And how is this program really balanced? Not even a word from someone even a bit on the other side

    John Great
    3 months ago
  • So, Roughchild believes those at the top of QAnon don't actually believe in the these conspiracy theories? That's a bit naive.

    John Great
    3 months ago

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