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The Guardian's political editors Anushka Asthana and Heather Stewart are joined every week by commentators, experts and politicians to unpack the biggest stories in politics.

The Guardian's political editors Anushka Asthana and Heather Stewart are joined every week by commentators, experts and politicians to unpack the biggest stories in politics.
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The Guardian's political editors Anushka Asthana and Heather Stewart are joined every week by commentators, experts and politicians to unpack the biggest stories in politics.

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Episodes

Judgment day for May – Politics Weekly podcast

11/15/2018
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Heather Stewart is joined by Katy Balls, Jill Rutter and Randeep Ramesh to discuss Theresa May’s Brexit deal. To support The Guardian’s independent journalism, visit gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:39:58

Populism, Trump and the US midterms – Politics Weekly podcast

11/8/2018
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Pippa Crerar is joined by Gary Younge, Matthew Goodwin, Stephen Booth and Rafael Behr to discuss the results of the US midterms, and what the results mean for the tide of national populism around the world. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:41:03

Inside the campaign to stop Brexit – Today in Focus podcast

11/5/2018
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The Guardian has just launched Today in Focus, a daily news podcast that takes you behind the headlines. In this episode, we ask: who are the people trying to stop Brexit? We hear from James McGrory, the director of the People’s Vote campaign. Plus: a week on from the synagogue shootings in Pittsburgh, Hadley Freeman reflects on the drivers of antisemitism in the United States. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:23:35

The Brexit budget and Merkel's long goodbye – Politics Weekly podcast

11/1/2018
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Heather Stewart is joined by Matt Whittaker, Ryan Shorthouse and Anushka Asthana to discuss this week’s budget. Also this week: Jon Henley assesses Angela Merkel’s legacy. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:33:36

How to change a prime minister – Politics Weekly podcast

10/25/2018
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Jessica Elgot is joined by Michael White, Katy Balls and John Crace to discuss Theresa May’s future. Also this week: Jonathan Holslag explains how patterns in history can help us predict today’s political upheavals. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:34:20

May's Brexit transition plan and the US midterms – Politics Weekly podcast

10/18/2018
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Pippa Crerar is joined by Jennifer Rankin, Aarti Shankar and Jonathan Lis to discuss the ever-lengthening Brexit process. Also this week: David Smith gives his predictions for the imminent US midterms. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:26:33

The Irish border, SNP conference and emotions in politics – Politics Weekly podcast

10/11/2018
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Heather Stewart is joined by Charles Grant, Katy Hayward and Lisa O’Carroll to discuss one of the toughest issues yet to be resolved in the Brexit negotiations: the Irish border. Also this week: Libby Brooks reports from the SNP conference in Glasgow and William Davies discusses his book Nervous States: How Feeling Took Over the World. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:41:42

Responding to Corbyn at the Conservative conference – Politics Weekly podcast

10/3/2018
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Pippa Crerar is joined by Giles Kenningham, Katy Balls, Jessica Elgot and Andrew Gimson at the Conservative party conference in Birmingham. Plus we ask the Tory faithful: why does Boris Johnson still have such a hold on the party?. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:31:48

Can Brexit ever happen? Brexit Means… podcast

10/2/2018
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Brexit Means… is back with a recap of what has – and hasn’t – been happening. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:41:03

Walking the Brexit tightrope at Labour conference – Politics Weekly podcast

9/26/2018
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Heather Stewart is joined from the Labour party conference in Liverpool by Ellie Mae O’Hagan, Dan Sabbagh, Pippa Crerar and Leigh Drennan. It was a week in which a struggle over Brexit strategy dominated and radical policies emerged. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:31:39

The great crash of 2008: how a crisis went to waste – Politics Weekly podcast

9/20/2018
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What lessons have been learned a decade on from the financial crisis?. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:43:27

Boundary changes, deselection threats and the Daily Mail – Politics Weekly podcast

9/12/2018
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Pippa Crerar is joined by Rafael Behr, Dawn Foster and Jim Waterson to discuss the government’s proposals to redraw the political map of UK constituencies. Plus: as a new editor takes over at the Daily Mail, we explore just how much political power comes with the job. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:29:59

Are Tory MPs ready to chuck Chequers? – Politics Weekly podcast

9/6/2018
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Heather Stewart is joined by Katy Balls, Randeep Ramesh and Polly Toynbee to discuss a turbulent summer which did not go completely to plan for any of the party leaders. Plus we hear from Prof John Curtice on new research into public attitudes to Brexit. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:39:19

Stockpiling for Brexit and summer reading – Politics Weekly podcast

7/26/2018
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Pippa Crerar is joined by Tom Baldwin, Sonia Sodha and Jill Rutter to discuss the government’s Brexit contingency plans. Plus MPs and our panel pick their summer reading lists. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:51:21

The Brexiters strike back – Politics Weekly podcast

7/19/2018
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Heather Stewart is joined by Jessica Elgot, Katy Balls and Jonathan Lis to discuss another febrile week of Brexit parliamentary standoffs. Plus David Smith on the now infamous Trump-Putin press conference. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:34:53

Rows, resignations and Trump's arrival – Politics Weekly podcast

7/13/2018
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Heather Stewart is joined by Jonathan Freedland, Ian Dunt, Madeline Grant and Matthew Goodwin in a chaotic week for the government. It began with the resignation of David Davis and Boris Johnson and ended in a diplomatic firestorm with the arrival of President Donald Trump. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:35:46

Chequers summit, NHS at 70 and Trump's visit – Politics Weekly podcast

7/5/2018
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Pippa Crerar is joined by Mark Wallace, Henry Newman and Zoe Williams to discuss Theresa May’s latest make-or-break Brexit summit. Plus: the NHS at 70 and former Obama adviser Ben Rhodes on the US-UK ‘special relationship’ in the Trump era. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:39:33

Cabinet disunity, politeness and the importance of evidence – Politics Weekly podcast

6/28/2018
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Pippa Crerar is joined by Jennifer Rankin, Rafael Behr, Sonia Sodha and Randeep Ramesh to discuss the EU summit, cabinet disunity, civlity in politics and the tension between gut feelings and evidence in policymaking. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:31:13

Labour Live and the future of Corbynism – Politics Weekly podcast

6/19/2018
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Heather Stewart is joined by Laura Parker, Dan Sabbagh and Matt Zarb-Cousin to discuss how Corbynism can maintain the energy among its supporters displayed during the last election. Plus: is there a better way to organise the welfare state? Hilary Cottam discusses her book Radical Help. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:40:34

Grenfell memorial, Brexit brinkmanship and open Scotland – Politics Weekly podcast

6/14/2018
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Pippa Crerar is joined by Jessica Elgot, Sam Lowe and Allie Renison to discuss a week of Brexit showdowns. Plus: Robert Booth on the Grenfell anniversary and Libby Brooks on why the SNP is promoting immigration as anti-immigrant sentiment grows elsewhere in Europe. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:31:57