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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

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

General election anniversary - Politics Weekly podcast

6/7/2018
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Heather Stewart is joined by Jill Rutter, Ryan Shorthouse and Gaby Hinsliff to discuss changes to the political landscape since the 2017 election; Jessica Elgot presents spinners’ and MPs’ memories of election night. Plus, Helen Pidd on Chris Grayling, a disastrous timetable change and who pays for rail chaos?. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:46:24

Can the Tories reach young voters? – Politics Weekly podcast

5/31/2018
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Jessica Elgot is joined by Will Tanner, Katy Balls and Rebecca Lowe to discuss a raft of new Conservative thinktanks formulating plans to connect with young voters. Plus author David Graeber discusses meaningless work and his new book Bullshit Jobs. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:32:54

Ireland's abortion referendum – Politics Weekly podcast

5/24/2018
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Pippa Crerar is joined by Eoin Carolan, Lisa O’Carroll, Sinéad Baker and Jim Waterson to discuss this week’s referendum in Ireland. Plus Vikram Dodd on how Sajid Javid has been received by the police and Mark Lilla on Democrats, the left and identity politics. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:38:43

Grenfell inquiry to begin taking evidence – Politics Weekly podcast

5/16/2018
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Pippa Crerar is joined by Robert Booth, Dawn Foster and Deborah Coles to discuss the Grenfell Tower fire inquiry which begins taking evidence next week. Plus economist Dambisa Moyo on how to fix the crises in global democracy and Libby Brooks on the SNP’s deputy leadership election. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:37:01

The generational wealth gap – Politics Weekly podcast

5/11/2018
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Heather Stewart is joined by Torsten Bell, Iman Amrani and Sonia Sodha to discuss proposals for addressing the growing wealth gap between Britain’s young and older generations. Also this week: Anand Menon rounds up another frantic week of Brexit news. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:28:22

Rudd's resignation and local elections preview – Politics Weekly podcast

5/2/2018
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Pippa Crerar is joined by Katy Balls, Jonathan Freedland and Owen Jones to discuss the resignation of Amber Rudd as home secretary. Plus: local government expert Tony Travers previews this week’s council elections. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:34:22

Customs union conundrum and Marx at 200 – Politics Weekly podcast

4/26/2018
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Heather Stewart is joined by Aarti Shankar, Rafael Behr and Tom McTague to discuss the showdown over Britain’s membership of the EU customs union after Brexit. Plus Philip Cowley on local election polls and Gregory Claeys on the relevance of Karl Marx as his 200th birthday approaches. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:43:52

The Windrush generation and a hostile Home Office – Politics Weekly podcast

4/19/2018
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Pippa Crerar is joined by Amelia Gentleman, Sonia Sodha, Colin Yeo and Sarah Teather to discuss the government’s chaotic response to reports of Caribbean people who came to the UK as children in the 1950s and 60s being denied their rights. Plus Libby Brooks reports from Holyrood on how the Scottish parliament is dealing with sexual harassment. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:37:07

The Alternatives: social enterprises in Plymouth – podcast

4/11/2018
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In episode 6, Aditya speaks to Lindsey Hall, director of Real Ideas Organisation in Plymouth. Social enterprises are businesses that try to solve social problems while making a profit. Plymouth is the first social enterprise city in the UK. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:20:20

The Alternatives: inside the ideas factory that could save UK industry – podcast

3/28/2018
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In episode 5 of The Alternatives, Aditya Chakrabortty talks to Ande Gregson of Green Lab about small-scale innovation. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:18:39