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David Runciman and Catherine Carr
Coronavirus! Climate! Brexit! Trump! Politics has never been more unpredictable, more alarming or more interesting: Talking Politics is the podcast that tries to make sense of it all. Every week David Runciman and Helen Thompson talk to the most interesting people around about the ideas and events that shape our world: from history to economics, from philosophy to fiction. What does the future hold? Can democracy survive? How crazy will it get? This is the political conversation that matters.Talking Politics is brought to you in partnership with the London Review...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.7 stars from 3,058 ratings
Huge fan but....
Diane Coyle was just on a bit of a rant wasn’t she? Time to decide if you have decided just to chase or trying to do something different and more informative.
heemstede boy via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/18/21
Please be more positive
I used to love this podcast but I have found over the last few months it has become a bit negative. I am hoping that it will revert because some of the analytical points made by David and Helen over the years has been superb and I used to enjoy listening to it.
Meerkatuk via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/17/21
Talking Politics
As others have mentioned before, this is excellent thought-provoking podcast.
drmGunner via Apple Podcasts · Germany · 01/17/21
Recent Episodes
David, Helen and Gary reflect on what lies ahead for American politics and for the Biden administration. Does Trump pose more of a threat from inside or outside the Republican party? Is immigration about to become the central partisan dividing line once again? How much good can calls for unity do...
Published 01/20/21
David and Helen are joined by Diane Coyle and Anand Menon to have another go at pinning down the long term consequences of Brexit. Now we have a deal, what are the prospects for rebalancing the UK economy? Do EU politicians want a post-Brexit UK to succeed or to fail? Can Labour really avoid...
Published 01/14/21
David talks to historian Jill Lepore about what took place at the Capitol on January 6th. What should we call it? What can we compare it to? And what should happen next? Plus we ask how Biden ought to address what happened in his inaugural next week. Are we past the time for talk about...
Published 01/11/21
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