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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 2,769 ratings
Great - but cast the net wider?
Love this podcast. Interesting guests and great discussion that manages to be both accessible and profound. My only suggestion: would be interesting to hear a few more voices from the intellectual/academic right. Otherwise keep up the good work!
JohanK3958 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 08/07/20
A program that educates, doesn’t patronise but properly educates the listener.
poullez via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 08/03/20
Native American pandemic
A fan of this thinks covid could get as bad as the diseases that roped out natives. Be careful...
Beccaaz746 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/02/20
Recent Episodes
This week two conversations with the feminist theorist and writer Judith Butler: one recorded the week Trump won the presidency in 2016 and one recorded a few days ago, as his presidency (just maybe) approaches its end. We reflect on what has changed over the last four years, what has stayed the...
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Published 07/30/20
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