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Twice a week the New Statesman politics team - Stephen Bush, Anoosh Chakelian and Ailbhe Rea - discuss the latest in UK politics. From Boris Johnson's latest battle with backbenchers to the machinery behind the Labour Party's opposition attack lines, this is the debrief you need to understand what's really happening in Westminster and beyond. New episodes Tuesday and Friday. Send your questions at youaskus.co.uk. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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Not Enough Champagne

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Not Enough Champagne

Cory Hazlehurst and Steve Haynes

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Come for the political analysis, stay for the bad jokes and wrong predictions. Not Enough Champagne is run by Steve Haynes, who in a previous life was a Parliamentary Candidate for the Liberal Democrats, and Cory Hazlehurst, a Labour activist who has written about politics for the New Statesman. We try to work out what the hell is going on with British Politics and take a step back to shed new light on issues most news outlets don't talk about.
 
Welcome to Hidden Histories, hosted by Helen Lewis. In each series we explore a subject that the textbooks hid, held-back or hijacked, starting with “The Great Forgetting: women writers before Austen”. For more, head to newstatesman.com/podcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
In this special New Statesman podcast series we expand on our New Times issue which identifies the political, economic and philosophical shifts shaping our society. The series will feature special guests and New Statesman's staff giving their view on what lies ahead for Labour and the left. Guests include Vince Cable, Phil Collins, Neal Lawson and Ros Wynne-Jones. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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Deep Dive

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Deep Dive

The New Statesman

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A politics podcast from the New Statesman that digs beneath the day-to-day. Every two weeks, Ian Leslie and Stewart Wood explore the ideas behind the news with the help of expert guests. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Join Tom Gatti and Kate Mossman for the best of the New Statesman's arts and books pages, in your ears every other Thursday. Send noniversary suggestions and other comments to thebackhalfpodcast@gmail.com. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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SRSLY

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SRSLY

The New Statesman

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Caroline Crampton and Anna Leszkiewicz give the latest TV, films, books, albums and games the serious treatment you didn’t even know they needed. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Laurie and Eleanor Penny have a lot in common. A love of politics, feminism, fiction and philosophy. An obsession with Blackadder, Rocky Horror and red pandas. Oh, and — parents. Each week they’ll unpick one controversial idea in the modern political conversation. This is the secret feminist agenda for world domination that the internet warned you about. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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2020 Visions

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2020 Visions

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2020 Visions is a six part series presented by Rys Farthing and K. Biswas charting Britain's future. Episode 1: The Political Future. Guests: Labour’s Jon Cruddas MP; human rights activist Peter Tatchell; ConservativeHome editor Jonathan Isaby, psephologist Professor John Curtice; Dr Madsen Pirie, Director of the free-market Adam Smith Institute; LibDem Voice editor Stephen Tall; David Babbs of campaign organisation 38 Degrees, and the New Statesman’s Laurie Penny. Episode 2: Poverty, inequa ...
 
Is your life full of sugar or shit? Join young Nigel and elder statesman Keindo as they bring you on an adventure of a lifetime. These two unqualified experts on life will give you answers that ultimately make total sense. No topic is off-limits. From dating, to finance, music, sports; each week we promise you’ll learn something new about yourself. You also never know who will step up to the mic and be in the hot seat…guess you’ll have to stay tuned to find out! New episodes every Thursday!
 
A young American patriot and George Washington enthusiast, Sherman Tylawsky welcomes you from the nation’s capital for lively talks about pressing issues facing America and her allies, so you can learn to apply the first President’s unifying principles anywhere and anytime. Discover how the core values of Washington and the Founders were woven into the fabric of American society. Learn the ways a free people can heal internal divisions, cultivate economic prosperity, and protect civil libert ...
 
For 20 years, the Claremont Review of Books has been the gold standard for conservative criticism and political analysis. Now the CRB comes to the podcast world with a new interview show hosted by Dr. Spencer Klavan, the magazine's assistant editor. As each new issue comes out, Spencer phones up authors whose essays have prompted deeper reflection and discussion. Over a drink and a copy of the latest CRB, he'll chat with the leading minds on the Right about what's going on in politics and li ...
 
The Lecture commemorates Philip Geddes, who studied at St Edmund Hall and was a journalist of considerable promise. After graduating he joined the staff of the London Evening Standard, then moved to the staff of the Daily Express. In December 1983 he was in Harrods, the Knightsbridge store, when orders were issued for the building to be evacuated. Realising there was a story to be had, he went to investigate. He was killed by the blast from a bomb planted by the IRA. Philip Geddes was just 2 ...
 
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The New Statesman’s Scotland editor Chris Deerin joins Ailbhe Rea and Stephen Bush to discuss the growing rift between the Scottish Conservatives and the national party in Westminster. They talk about how the Scottish Tories have become alienated from the party, whether it could harm them in the local elections in May, and whether they could eventu…
 
The New Statesman’s Europe Correspondent Ido Vock interviews the Syrian human rights activist Joumana Seif about the recent conviction in Germany of the former Syrian colonel, Anwar Raslan, of crimes against humanity. They discuss whether the Syrians who suffered under Bashar al-Assad’s regime will see this as justice, and whether other European co…
 
While many of the Signers were young men who had just recently rose to prominence in politics, some already had critical experience studying and fighting for the rights of the original 13 colonies. Stephen Hopkins, a former governor and Chief Justice from Rhode Island, sowed some of the seeds of independence that eventually grew to fruition decades…
 
Vicky and Darren discuss Southampton's excellent display against Manchester City, as their long winning run finally came to and end to give a little bit of hope to Liverpool in the title race. They also reflect on Newcastle's vital win over Leeds, and Man United's last gasp winner over top four over top four rival West Ham.…
 
The senior Conservative MP William Wragg has accused government ministers of intimidating and attempting to blackmail colleagues who they suspect oppose the Prime Minister, adding that the incidents should be reported to the police. While Christian Wakeford’s defection appears to have united Conservative MPs to help Boris Johnson survive another we…
 
As the three-week countdown begins for the Beijing Winter Olympics, the Omicron variant has reached the city, prompting restrictions on ticket sales for an event China had hoped would symbolise its successful containment strategy. Emily Tamkin in Washington, DC, and Ido Vock in Berlin are joined by Katie Stallard, senior editor of China and global …
 
A special episode of the NS podcast recorded immediately after a dramatic Prime Minister’s Questions. Boris Johnson is facing an escalating leadership crisis over allegations that a string of parties were held across Whitehall during lockdown. Christian Wakeford, the MP for Bury South, defected to Labour just minutes before PMQs, while in an equall…
 
Emily Tamkin presents Battle for the Soul of America, a three-part series from the World Review podcast that looks at Joe Biden’s first year in office. How have some of his core campaign pledges – on foreign policy, immigration and voting rights – held up? In our final episode, we look at the state of voting rights under Joe Biden. Just over a year…
 
Want to buy one of the limited NFTs for this episode? Click here! ABOUT THIS EPISODE I love talking about relationships. I talk about them all the time, and I am always curious about them… which is why this episode’s guest is so intriguing! Riana Milne was told at a young age that no one in her family was ever going to go to a therapist, so she did…
 
The New Statesman’s polling expert Ben Walker joins Anoosh Chakelian, Ailbhe Rea and Stephen Bush to talk about the latest polls in the aftermath of the No 10 party revelations. They discuss whether this could do long-term damage to the Conservative Party, how soft the labour lead is and why Ben was wrong on North Shropshire. Then in You Ask Us the…
 
As the Indo-Pacific security threat landscape evolves, so does U.S. military strategy. But how should a military branch like the USMC confront and mitigate complex threats to U.S. national security in the vast Indo-Pacific region? In this week's fascinating episode, Marine Corps Col. James "Bullet" McGinley shares how the USMC can and should adapt …
 
The New Statesman’s international editor, Jeremy Cliffe, speaks to author Tim Parks about the upcoming Italian presidential election. They discuss whether Italy’s strict Covid regulations are popular, why Mario Draghi wants to become president and whether the disgraced former prime minister Berlusconi could make another political comeback. If you h…
 
Vicky and Darren are joined by Andy Cole to reflect on Manchester City's 1-0 victory over Chelsea, to give Pep Guardiola's side a 13 point lead at the top of the Premier League. They also discuss Rafa Benitez's future at Everton, after it was reported the board are holding emergency talks about his role, whilst the COVID chaos continues after the N…
 
Boris Johnson has been caught red-handed and forced to admit that he attended a party in the Downing Street garden in May 2020, however he claimed that he believed it was a “work event”. Stephen Bush, Anoosh Chakelian and Ailbhe Rea, discuss his chances of survival and the awkward questions this culture of insouciance raises for his potential succe…
 
While Russia builds troops at the border with Ukraine, Russian officials have been on a tour of Europe, meeting the US in Geneva and Nato in Brussels. Emily Tamkin in Washington, DC and Ido Vock in Berlin discuss why this round of diplomacy has once again failed to defuse tensions. At the same time, Russia has sent troops from the Moscow-based CSTO…
 
Emily Tamkin presents Battle for the Soul of America, a three-part series from the World Review podcast that looks at Joe Biden’s first year in office. How have some of his core campaign pledges – on foreign policy, immigration and voting rights – held up? Our second episode looks at Biden’s record on immigration. Implementing the "fair and humane"…
 
Welcome to Prime Ministerial. In each episode Jonn Elledge and Stephen Bush will look at the legacy of the previous six prime ministers and ask whether they achieved success on their own terms. This final episode examines Margaret Thatcher’s premiership. The first woman to be prime minister and one of the Conservative Party’s most successful electi…
 
The New Statesman’s senior editor, US, Emily Tamkin, speaks to author, journalist and TV producer Peter Pomerantsev about the growing tension between Russia and Ukraine. They discuss why Russia finds Ukraine so important, what closing down Memorial, the country's oldest human rights organisation,says about its historical memory, and how Russians mi…
 
Earlier this week, many Americans reflected on the state of the country one year after the tragic 1/6 Capitol riots that left multiple people dead and a wound in our national politics. As some listeners may know, I was a congressional intern who was in lockdown with Members of Congress and staffers on that awful day. This week, I share some of my p…
 
Mark Helprin, novelist and senior fellow of the Claremont Institute, joins Spencer to discuss America’s—and the West’s—apparent death wish. By making us as vulnerable as possible abroad, while simultaneously mimicking the authoritarianism of our supposed enemies at home, our leaders are flirting with disaster. What will come next—and is there any h…
 
Boris Johnson’s approval rating plummeted at the end of 2021 following a string of Christmas parties at No 10, sleaze scandals and senior resignations – and his troubles continue into 2022. Anoosh Chakelian and Stephen Bush discuss whether the Prime Minister can survive as energy bills soar, taxes rise in April and pressure mounts on an overwhelmed…
 
Jeremy Cliffe and Ido Vock in Berlin are joined by Emily Tamkin in Washington, DC to discuss some key elections that could shake up political dynamics across the world in 2022. Has leftish, resurgent Lula da Silva shaken Jair Bolsonaro’s grip on Brazil? What will happen when Sweden’s first female prime minister Magdalena Andersson goes to the polls…
 
In this final episode for Season One, these two unprofessional studs give you the secrets on living, maintaining and following your dreams. Please listen carefully, you just might learn something! FIND US ON: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothisisyourlife/ Podcast Website: http://sothisisyourlife.com CAST: Keindo K: https://www.instagram.com…
 
Emily Tamkin presents Battle for the Soul of America, a three-part series from the World Review podcast that examines the first year of Joe Biden’s presidency. How have some of his core campaign pledges – on foreign policy, immigration and voting rights – held up? Our first episode focuses on foreign policy. With his decades of experience in intern…
 
Want to buy one of the limited NFTs for this episode? Click here! ABOUT THIS EPISODE I don’t know about you, but I am a scaredy-cat; meaning that I run as fast as I can when something scary happens. Of course, that changed after I had kids because before I started running I had to make sure I had tied the laces of my kids shoes… together so that I …
 
Welcome to Prime Ministerial. In each episode Jonn Elledge and Stephen Bush will look at the legacy of the previous six prime ministers and ask whether they achieved success on their own terms. This episode examines John Major’s premiership. Major inherited a majority government in 1990 after Margaret Thatcher was driven out of office. Against the …
 
The New Statesman’s environment and sustainability editor, Philippa Nuttall, speaks to the leading climate change diplomat Christiana Figueres. They discuss whether Cop26 went far enough, what it will take to turn the pledges into action, and what role the fossil fuel industry should have, if any, in the transition to a carbon-zero world. If you ha…
 
When our nation called, countless men and women of our armed forces dutifully responded with their sacrifices and livelihoods. To this day, there are still numerous challenges of getting our troops reintegrated into civil society after they serve their deployments. Kylie Blakely, a dedicated advocate for stopping soldier suicide, speaks about the c…
 
Tom White is joined by Darren Lewis and Kevin Campbell to discuss Romelu Lukaku's controversial interview in Italy, and whether or not Thomas Tuchel made the right call to drop him from the squad for Chelsea's crunch match against Liverpool. They also discuss Manchester City's late victory over Arsenal and what can be done to improve the quality of…
 
Welcome to Prime Ministerial. In each episode Jonn Elledge and Stephen Bush will look at the legacy of the previous six prime ministers and ask whether they achieved success on their own terms. This episode focuses on Tony Blair. As one of the architects of New Labour, he returned the party to power after 18 years. Blair went on to win three electi…
 
The New Statesman international team look back at their most significant moments of 2021, including the 6th January storming of the US capitol, the Belarus border crisis and Cop26. Then Emily Tamkin in Washington DC, Ido Vock in Paris and Jeremy Cliffe in Berlin make their predictions for 2022, looking ahead to elections in Hungary and France as we…
 
Welcome to Prime Ministerial. In each episode Jonn Elledge and Stephen Bush will look at the legacy of the previous six prime ministers and ask whether they achieved success on their own terms. This episode focuses on Gordon Brown. When the former chancellor of the exchequer took office, he emphasised his breach with his predecessor Tony Blair. Des…
 
Few Founders have been more influential in promoting strong government and protection of civil liberties than Elbridge Gerry. Learn how this Signer from Massachusetts not only became a namesake for partisan-driven redistricting, but also a Founding Father who believed in constructive dialogue as a pillar of American public service. Support the show…
 
Welcome to Prime Ministerial. In each episode Jonn Elledge and Stephen Bush will look at the legacy of the previous six prime ministers and ask whether they achieved success on their own terms. This episode focuses on David Cameron. A special adviser during the Major government, he eventually succeeded his old boss, Michael Howard, as party leader …
 
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