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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

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:00:37:40

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:00:28:56

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:00:34:58

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:00:18:09

Cambridge Analytica, Facebook and democracy – Politics Weekly podcast

3/22/2018
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Anushka Asthana is joined by Carole Cadwalladr, Alex Hern, Steve Howell and Damian Collins MP to discuss the scandal surrounding Cambridge Analytica’s use of data harvested from Facebook in Donald Trump’s election campaign. Plus: Heather Stewart in Brussels on the Brexit transition deal and the continuing response to Russia. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:42:02

Responding to Russia – Politics Weekly podcast

3/15/2018
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Heather Stewart is joined by Rafael Behr, Anne Perkins and Andrew Roth in Moscow to discuss the government’s response to the nerve agent attack on the former Russian spy and his daughter in Salisbury. Plus Paul Johnson of the Institute for Fiscal Studies on the chancellor’s low-key spring statement. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:30:49

The Alternatives: worker-owned businesses – podcast

3/14/2018
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Aditya Chakrabortty speaks to John Clark, about how instead of selling off his business to the highest bidder, he decided to explore how he could transfer ownership to those with the best interests of the company at heart: its employees. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:17:17

Open v closed: the new political divide? – Politics Weekly podcast

3/7/2018
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Anushka Asthana is joined by Sonia Sodha, Matt Zarb-Cousin and Laura Round to discuss whether British politics has moved beyond a simple left-right division. Plus Stephanie Kirchgaessner reports from Rome on the aftermath of the Italian election. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:37:35

Corbyn's Brexit and May's big moment – Politics Weekly podcast

3/1/2018
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Heather Stewart is joined by Jill Rutter, Jennifer Rankin, Dan Roberts and John Harris to discuss a pivotal week for Brexit. Plus Dharshini David on the supremacy of the US dollar as the world’s favourite currency. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:41:51

The Alternatives: German town takes power back from energy giants – podcast

2/28/2018
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Aditya Chakrabortty speaks to Iris Degenhardt-Meister, who is part of a cooperative energy company that runs the electricity grid in Wolfhagen, Germany, and asks Prof Andrew Cumbers from the University of Glasgow if such a model could work in Britain. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:20:16

Avoiding a Mad Max Brexit – Politics Weekly podcast

2/22/2018
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Anushka Asthana is joined by Isabel Hardman, Randeep Ramesh and Tom Kibasi to discuss Theresa May’s Brexit ‘away day’ following a speech from David Davis promising that leaving the EU would not pitch Britain into a Mad Max style dystopia. Plus: Danny Dorling on Britain’s stalled life expectancy and Matthew D’Ancona on why Corbyn’s meeting with a Czechoslovakian diplomat in the 1980s warrants attention. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to...

Duration:00:40:31

The Alternatives: how a Liverpool suburb upended its housing market – podcast

2/14/2018
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Aditya Chakrabortty hears from Hazel Tilley, a long-time resident of the Liverpool neighbourhood of Granby and now chair of its community land trust. She explains how after decades of neglect from local government, the area took matters into its own hands to provide affordable housing. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:26:41

Brexit leaks and May in China – Politics Weekly podcast

2/1/2018
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Rowena Mason is joined by Larry Elliott, Katy Balls and Rafael Behr to discuss the Brexit analysis leaks. Plus Jessica Elgot on Theresa May’s trip to China and Chuka Umunna on bringing together the anti-Brexit tribes. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:39:24

The Alternatives: how Preston took back control – podcast

1/31/2018
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In the first episode of our new mini-series, Aditya Chakrabortty speaks to Preston city councillor Matthew Brown about his alternative approach to keeping wealth in the local economy. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:32:47

Have the Conservatives run out of ideas? – Politics Weekly podcast

1/25/2018
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Heather Stewart is joined by Anushka Asthana, George Freeman MP, Laura Perrins, Matthew D’Ancona and Mark Wallace to discuss the intellectual renewal of the Conservative party amid cabinet bust-ups and the growing murmurs about the race to succeed Theresa May. Plus Bruno Maçães on his new book The Dawn of Eurasia. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:44:54

Outsourcing and the Carillion collapse – Politics Weekly podcast

1/17/2018
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Anushka Asthana is joined by Andrew Adonis, Polly Toynbee, John Crace and Laura Parker to discuss the collapse of Carillion and the changes to Labour’s national executive committee. Plus James Murray, the deputy mayor of London, on getting to grips with the city’s housing crisis. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:42:39

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