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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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Ratings & Reviews
4.7 stars from 2,138 ratings
Too quiet!
Great podcast. I would like to hear more of it, although it’s nearly impossible to listen through my headphones unless I’m in a quiet place. Would love to rate this 5 stars, but please adjust levels!
DissonanceMan via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/22/20
I would like to thank you for the in-depth discussions led by David Runciman with a semi panel of colleagues and with expert guests. The discussions and the topics chosen are not predictable and the outcomes are consistently thought provoking.
PineGroveCharlie via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 02/13/20
Top ´politics’ podcast
One of the smartest, most exact podcasts on politics out there. Great guests, dynamic interviews.
JCP_Bxl via Apple Podcasts · Belgium · 01/19/20
Recent Episodes
David and Helen catch up on the state of British politics, from Blair's advice to the Labour party on its 120th birthday to growing divisions in Johnson's Tory party. Is there really a liberal progressive coalition in Britain? Can Brexit deliver both free trade and levelling up? And what does...
Published 02/27/20
A special live edition recorded in front of an audience in Cambridge: David talks to writer, broadcaster, academic and politician Michael Ignatieff about his personal experiences of democratic politics. From his bruising time as Liberal party leader in Canada to his recent confrontations with the...
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