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Corbyn! Trump! Brexit! Politics has never been more unpredictable, more alarming or more interesting. TALKING POLITICS is the podcast that tries to make sense of it all. Each Thursday, in Cambridge, David Runciman will talk to his regular panel along with novelists, comedians, historians, philosophers - and even a few politicians - and ask them what they think is going on... Democracy is feeling the strain everywhere. What might happen next? How bad could it get? As it unfolds, TALKING POLITICS will be on it. It’s the political conversation everyone is having: please join...
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4.7 stars from 1,713 ratings
The best politics podcast
As an American, it can be difficult to find good sources of global political discussion. This podcast is far and away the best I’ve come across. I’ve been fully converted into a loyal listener. I couldn’t recommend it more!
ThePlanWithAMan via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/14/19
Talking Politics
Alex Barker, the FT bureau chief, has just left Brussels. He as been there for over ten years . He had the best access of all British journos there. You should get him on to talking politics for à European perspective on the unfolding chaos in Britain.
Fench Paul via Apple Podcasts · Belgium · 09/12/19
I look forward to each and every podcast. This is the best podcast on politics. Some of the shows are so informed and informative that I listen to them again and again. Thank you.
Rezatheboss via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/30/19
Recent Episodes
David and Helen try to make sense of where we've got to, though things are moving fast (*episode recorded before the Scottish court judgment*). Can parliament force Johnson's hand in the Brexit negotiations if he is still PM? Will Labour hold together now that it's become a second referendum...
Published 09/12/19
Helen Thompson and Adam Tooze take us beyond Brexit to look at the global situation and the bigger threats we face. Italy, Germany, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Argentina, Russia, Trump vs. the Fed, the US vs. China, Hong Kong, the dollar, the euro, climate change, oil: an amazingly wide-ranging...
Published 09/08/19
With British politics in disarray, we try to sort out what's a stake - legally, constitutionally and electorally. Can Johnson refuse to do what parliament demands? Can Corbyn get the election he wants? What is Dominic Cummings playing at? And how much is the Fixed-term Parliaments Act to blame...
Published 09/04/19
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