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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

'More excuses and more delays' – Politics Weekly podcast

2/14/2019
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Jessica Elgot is joined by Sonia Sodha, Peter Walker and Ryan Shorthouse to discuss the latest Brexit progress, or lack of it. Plus: we weigh up the contenders in the US Democratic presidential race, and wonder what to do about Tory obstructionist Christopher Chope. To support The Guardian’s independent journalism, visit gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:41:22

Brexit hell breaks loose – Politics Weekly podcast

2/7/2019
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Heather Stewart is joined by Jonathan Freedland, Dawn Foster and Patrick Wintour to discuss the threat of a no-deal Brexit. Plus: we hear about a new campaign to end dodgy working practices, and ponder the wisdom of a planned new statue of Margaret Thatcher. To support The Guardian’s independent journalism, visit gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:34:57

The Brexit delusion: May to demand the impossible? – Politics Weekly podcast

1/31/2019
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Jessica Elgot is joined by Polly Toynbee, Martin Kettle and Aarti Shankar to discuss the latest round of fantasy Brexit. Plus: a short history of Brexit, and why MPs should pay their speeding fines. To support The Guardian’s independent journalism, visit gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:42:31

No deal, no problem? - Politics Weekly podcast

1/24/2019
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Heather Stewart is joined by Dan Sabbagh, Michael Savage and Katy Balls to discuss the UK’s growing appetite for a no-deal Brexit . Also the view from Britain with John Harris and the view from Europe with Jennifer Rankin. Also up for discussion is parliament, proxy voting and pregnant MPs. To support The Guardian’s independent journalism, visit gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:42:27

Back to the Brexit drawing board – Politics Weekly podcast

1/17/2019
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Jessica Elgot is joined by Rafael Behr, Owen Jones and Henry Newman to discuss what happens after this week’s tumultuous Brexit vote. Plus: is Brexit a disaster for public services?. To support The Guardian’s independent journalism, visit gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:45:09

Parliament takes back control – Politics Weekly podcast

1/10/2019
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Heather Stewart is joined by Jonathan Freedland, Dawn Foster and Will Tanner to discuss the turmoil in the Commons ahead of next week’s Brexit vote. Plus: we talk to Harriet Harman about MP harassment, and look at the new 10-year plan for the NHS. To support The Guardian’s independent journalism, visit gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:46:39

Project Fear-plus-plus-plus – Politics Weekly podcast

12/20/2018
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Jessica Elgot is joined by Rafael Behr, Susanna Rustin and Katy Balls to discuss Theresa May’s doomsday preparations. Plus: should Brexit be decided by a citizens assembly instead of parliament?. To support The Guardian’s independent journalism, visit gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:41:39

#Brexitshambles – Politics Weekly podcast

12/13/2018
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Jessica Elgot is joined by Jonathan Freedland, Lisa O’Carroll and Sam Lowe to review a whirlwind week in Westminster. Plus: Jon Henley on the gilets jaunes protest movement that has seized France. To support The Guardian’s independent journalism, visit gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:39:11

Countdown to the Brexit vote – Politics Weekly podcast

12/6/2018
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Jessica Elgot is joined by Owen Jones, Dan Sabbagh and Allie Renison to weigh the prospects for next week’s all-important vote. To support The Guardian’s independent journalism, visit gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:41:14

The cost of Brexit – Politics Weekly podcast

11/29/2018
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Heather Stewart is joined by Larry Elliott, Aarti Shankar and Anand Menon to discuss the economic fallout from Brexit. Plus: the arcane rules for electing hereditary peers to the House of Lords. To support The Guardian’s independent journalism, visit gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:38:02

'A Brexit deal is within our grasp' – Politics Weekly podcast

11/22/2018
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Pippa Crerar is joined by Henry Newman, Jason Arthur and Polly Toynbee to discuss Theresa May’s negotiations. To support The Guardian’s independent journalism, visit gu.com/give/podcast

Duration:00:37:50

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