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Guardian political columnist John Harris hosts a cast of voices from up and down the country as well as across the political spectrum to analyse the week’s political news. For US Politics with Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland, make sure to search 'Politics Weekly America' wherever you get your podcasts
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Jonny Bentley and Adam Bragan are two British twentysomethings with an interest in all things politics. Pints & Politics aims to deliver an analysis of Britain's politics in a fun and digestible manner, as if you were having the discussion in a British pub! Breaking down current affairs, debating ethical issues and looking at America from afar. Debating. Educating. Entertaining (hopefully!).
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The latest opinion polls are bringing variations on the same theme: Labour have a massive lead over the Conservatives, Reform UK are rising up the ranks, and the Tories look on track for either a very bad, or catastrophic election. We discuss how the polls are influencing voters and the campaign with our UK Political Editor Alex Wickham. Hosted by …
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In this episode of Mid Atlantic, host Roifield Brown leads a discussion with an expert panel featuring Ira Shapiro, Aram Fisher, Steve O'Neill, Tonye Altrade, and Michael Donoghue. The main focus is on the launch of the UK party manifestos and the impact they may have as the general election approaches. The panelists examine key pledges from the Co…
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It's three weeks to go until the general election, and this week we got a closer look at the major parties' plans for government. Will their ideas make any waves in the worlds of business, technology and industry? We put the question to three Bloomberg editors, City Editor Katherine Griffiths, Senior Executive Editor for Energy and Commodities Will…
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Our weekly election panel weigh in on major parties' manifestos for the General Election campaign. Plus we can't let them get away without asking about debates and D-Day. We're joined by Alice Perry, former chair of Labour's National Executive Committee, Luisa Porritt, former Liberal Democrat member of the European Parliament and Chris Wilkins, for…
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The next UK government can help turn around the dire state of the national finances by harnessing artificial intelligence to boost public services, according to think tanks. As Labour launches its AI strategy, we talk to the director of the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change Jeegar Kakkas and Institute for Public Policy Research Senior Economis…
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In this episode of Mid Atlantic, host Roifield Brown takes on the heavy subject of global peace—or the lack thereof—in 2024. The discussion opens with a grim statistic: conflict-related deaths in the first four months of the year have reached 47,000, potentially setting a record since the Rwandan genocide. Brown is joined by Thomas Morgan, who disc…
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This week in our series on the women on the frontline of Westminster politics, we look at Leader of the House of Commons Penny Mordaunt. She has been an MP for 14 years, served as Defence minister and is considered one of the Conservatives' best communicators, standing in for the Prime Minister at the general election leaders' debate. But she has a…
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Rishi Sunak's being shown he's not the only leader who can call a snap summer election, France's Emmanuel Macron can too! Stephen Carroll's in Brussels to explain if elections in the rest of the Europe have any parallels to Britain's one. Plus, with the Liberal Democrats unveiling their manifesto to include a promise to rejoin the single market, we…
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The Guardian’s Pippa Crerar and Kiran Stacey look at what might be on offer as the political parties launch their manifestos this week. Plus, what Pippa learned from her exclusive interview with Keir Starmer. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod저자 The Guardian
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In the latest episode of "Mid Atlantic," host Roifield Brown is joined by a global panel including Z Cohen Sanchez from Arizona, Logan Phillips from Washington, DC, Dave Smith from London, and Mike Holden from Burnley. The discussion kicks off with the unfolding UK election campaign, highlighting Nigel Farage's return to frontline politics and the …
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A TV debate, a tax row and a new candidate called Nigel Farage. Our weekly election panel weigh in on an eventful week in the General Election campaign. We're joined by Alice Perry, former chair of Labour's National Executive Committee, Luisa Porritt, former Liberal Democrat member of the European Parliament and Chris Wilkins, former speechwriter t…
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The Guardian’s John Harris is on the road, visiting Jeremy Hunt’s seat in Godalming and Ash and Michael Gove’s Surrey Heath constituency to find out why lifelong Conservative voters are abandoning the party. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod저자 The Guardian
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Pollsters are divided over who won the first TV debate of the election campaign. While some think Sunak scraped in ahead, JL Partners have a survey suggesting Starmer won hands down. Co-founder Tom Lubbock explains why the industry's numbers vary so much. Also in this episode, we go full geek on the polling. Tom tells us, "we're living in a golden …
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Women hold many of the key jobs in Westminster and will help shape Britain beyond this general election, even if there is only one female party leader on the ballot. We profile these key frontline female politicians starting with the Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves, the chess-loving economist from Lewisham who's determined to stick to her steady po…
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The Guardian’s Pippa Crerar and Kiran Stacey discuss how Keir Starmer and Rishi Sunak will be preparing for the first big leaders’ debate on Tuesday. Plus can Keir Starmer recover from the internal politics plaguing his last week of campaigning?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod…
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Both Labour and the Conservative parties are attempting to make this the economic election, but how much fiscal freedom will the next government have? The size of the UK's national debt, and how much it costs to service it every year, will have a bearing on whoever wins on the 4th of July. Our senior economics reporter Philip Aldrick joins us with …
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In this episode of Mid-Atlantic, Roifield Brown, broadcasting from sunny Birmingham, is joined by a distinguished panel of political analysts to dissect the latest political turmoil in the US and UK. Representing London is Dave Smith, Logan Phillips joins from Washington, D.C., and Corey Bernard contributes from Manchester, England. UK Election Sea…
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Historic Accountability: For the first time, a US president has been held accountable by the justice system. The significance of this verdict in the context of American history and democracy was a major point of discussion. Political Ramifications: The panel explored how this conviction might affect Trump’s political career and the upcoming electio…
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One week down, five to go. It's seven full days since Rishi Sunak stood in the pouring rain and called a summer election. Has the Conservative leader managed to shift the polls since? We explore how the campaigns are playing out with Chris Wilkins, former chief speechwriter to Theresa May, Alice Perry, former chair of Labour's National Executive Co…
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The government’s safety of Rwanda bill finally passed into law in April. But, with the announcement last week of a general election, the Conservative ‘dream’ of deportation flights taking off might never happen. So what has the bill achieved? And what does it mean for those it has targeted? The Guardian’s John Harris hears what life is really like …
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The Guardian’s Pippa Crerar and Kiran Stacey discuss the confusion around Diane Abbott’s return to the Labour party. Plus, the ins and outs of the Conservative and Liberal Democrat campaigns so far. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod저자 The Guardian
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The election has pushed the main political parties to join TikTok, but they're taking different strategies in their videos for the platform. We discuss how and why they're doing it with digital media expert Tim Gatt of Tiga Consultancy. Hosted by Stephen Carroll and James Woolcock. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
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In this episode of Mid Atlantic, dissects Iran's intricate power structures and its enduring protests, with significant implications for both Iran and the broader Middle East. The discussion pivots around the death of Ebrahim Raisi, Iran's president, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran's Supreme Leader since 1989. The episode features insights from Jason …
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Both the Conservatives and Labour are trying to make the case that they are the party of business; and that the other side can't be trusted on the economy. Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves is putting her business endorsements centre stage whilst Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is emphasising the need to 'stick to the plan', and touting his party's track …
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Victims of the contaminated blood scandal finally got some of the justice they have been seeking this week when Sir Brian Langstaff published the final report of his inquiry. The Guardian’s John Harris speaks to the Greater Manchester mayor, Andy Burnham, who has campaigned for those affected by the disaster and was the health secretary from 2009-1…
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Rishi Sunak has set a date with the British electorate - the 4th of July. Now the dust has settled on the Prime Minister's announcement, we're taking a look at the central issue of the economy in this campaign. Bloomberg's Head of Economics and Government Stephanie Flanders and our Associate Editor Ailbhe Rea join us to discuss how the data and the…
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In a twist that has left political pundits and voters alike scrambling, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has called for a UK general election on July 4th. This unexpected announcement comes at a time when many believed the election would be delayed until November. The move has sparked a flurry of reactions and speculation about the motivations behind suc…
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Rishi Sunak has announced a general election for Thursday 4 July. The Guardian’s John Harris is joined by political editor Pippa Crerar and political correspondent Kiran Stacey to ask why now. And, what happens next …. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod저자 The Guardian
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UK inflation is down to 2.3%, with Tory and Labour frontbenchers scrambling to grab the narrative. And while the Conservatives may be down, they're hoping the economy will mean they're not out. We talk prices, interest rates and the jobs market with Bloomberg Economics' Chief UK Economist Dan Hanson and whether the data can move the dial. Hosted by…
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A seven-year inquiry into the infected blood scandal says the deaths of more than 30,000 people infected with viruses whilst receiving NHS care were preventable. But how did it happen and what can those in charge do to stop something similar happening again? Bloomberg's James Woolcock and Cara McGoogan, author of a book on the disaster, join the po…
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The Guardian’s Pippa Crerar and Kiran Stacey discuss the infected blood scandal as the final report is published on Monday. Plus: could inflation figures released on Wednesday give the Conservatives a desperately needed boost?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod저자 The Guardian
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Iran's President and Foreign Minister were among nine officials killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday in the country's northwest. Foul play isn't suspected, but it will now mean a change in Iran's top leadership at a fractious time in the Middle East. Our EMEA News Director Rosalind Mathieson and Head of Bloomberg's Iran coverage Golnar Motevalli …
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In Glen's Steps: A Journey with Dementia is a deeply personal and heartfelt podcast series that explores the impact of dementia on Glenroy Brown, a man of remarkable character, and his family. Through candid conversations, personal reflections, and expert insights, we share the journey of his life, from his early years in Jamaica to his current exp…
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Labour leader Keir Starmer set out six 'first steps for change' in a speech in Essex today, kicking off his bid to lead the country. We get the details from Bloomberg's Associate Editor Ailbhe Rea. Plus, political marketing expert Benedict Pringle shares his thoughts on how the campaign is cutting through. Hosted by Caroline Hepker and Yuan Potts. …
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The Labour leader has managed to stem a potential showdown with trade union leaders this week over wording on a workers’ rights deal. If this is a dress rehearsal for Labour in government, how has Keir Starmer and his party fared? The Guardian’s John Harris is joined by the columnist Polly Toynbee and Marc Stears, a former Labour party speechwriter…
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The government has rejected some of the key recommendation of a Treasury committee report into sexism and misogyny in the financial services industry. Our equality reporter Olivia Konotey-Ahulu brings us details of the government's response. It comes after MPs narrowly passed a bill which could see lawmakers arrested for violent or sexual assault b…
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The UK government wants to tell a positive economic story about trade. The problem is Saudi Arabia, a country investing billions in Britain, has been given a "deplorable human rights record" by groups like Human Rights Watch. Our Saudi Arabia bureau chief Christine Burke explains how Riyadh has emerged as a global player, why five UK ministers are …
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The Guardian’s Pippa Crerar and Kiran Stacey talk about Rishi Sunak’s big speech on security and how he hopes to draw a dividing line between the Conservatives and Labour. And Keir Starmer will meet union bosses on Tuesday but anger is brewing over Natalie Elphicke and rumours about Labour’s plan to water down pledges on workers’ rights. Help suppo…
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After suffering heavy losses in the local elections, the Prime Minister is attempting to reset his party's agenda with a speech focusing on national security and defence. Is Sunak right to warn the UK is facing some of the most dangerous years in its history? We discuss with Samir Puri, Associate Fellow at Chatham House. Hosted by Lizzy Burden and …
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In this episode of Mid Atlantic, host Roifield Brown dives deep into the unfolding crisis in Haiti, a nation with a rich yet tumultuous history. From its days as the world's richest colony to becoming the first black republic and now one of the poorest countries, Haiti's journey has been marked by resilience against relentless adversity. Joining us…
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Andy Haldane says we all need to take more risk. The former Bank of England chief economist, semi-endorses Rachel Reeves's "Securonomics", but says government, individuals and businesses need to be bolder if we're to grow faster. NIESR are also looking to the future. Deputy Director Stephen Millard tells us the government cannot afford autumn tax c…
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The Conservatives have been left bloodied after a devastating set of local election results. This week, John Harris speaks to councillors about what’s really going on for them in their area. Plus, he speaks to the Guardian columnist Gaby Hinsliff about another Tory defection to Labour, and the Labour party’s attempt to take the crown for economic r…
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The UK's Supreme Court has just ruled on a case involving £37 million worth of silver salvaged from a shipwreck in the Indian Ocean. Argentum Exploration, which found the trove, had staked a legal claim to it, but the South African government successfully argued it was rightfully theirs, and shouldn't be subject to a court ruling in the UK. Bloombe…
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Data this week is likely to show the economy improving. But Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves says the Conservatives are 'gaslighting' Britain. Our Senior Economy Reporter Philip Aldrick was at her speech. We ask him if the numbers back up the shadow chancellor's claims, and whether an improved economy could save the Tories? Hosted by Caroline Hepker…
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Description: In this episode of Mid Atlantic, join host Roifield Brown in Birmingham and guests Leah Brown in Broadstairs, and Tonye Altrade in London, as they analyse the dramatic outcomes of the UK's 2024 local elections. Labour is celebrating its noteworthy victories in the West Midlands and London, while the Conservative Party grapples with sig…
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In the first of our Politics Weekly Westminster episodes, the Guardian’s political editor Pippa Crerar and political correspondent Kiran Stacey go over the big wins and losses from the local and mayoral elections. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod저자 The Guardian
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Early results from England's elections paint a gloomy picture for the Tories. We dissect the numbers and hear from polling guru John Curtice of Strathclyde University and government minister Andrew Griffith. Plus, UK government reporters Ailbhe Rea and Joe Mayes on what it all means for the upcoming general election and Rishi Sunak's job security. …
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