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Wales, England and the Future of the UK

As part of our series about the future of the Union, David and Helen talk to Dan Wincott of...

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Adam Curtis

This week David talks to the celebrated film-maker Adam Curtis about his new series Can\'t Get...

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How\'s Biden Doing

70 days into the first 100 days we take the temperature of the Biden presidency and ask how he\'s...

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Technopopulism

David and Helen talk to Chris Bickerton about how technocracy and populism have come together to...

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The Tragic Choices of Climate Change

David talks to Helen Thompson and Adam Tooze about the choices facing the world in addressing...

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Sunakonomics

This week we discuss the government's post-Budget economic strategy and the new dividing lines in...

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Northern Ireland: Past, Present, Future

 In the latest in our series on the fate of the Union, we talk to historians Richard Bourke...

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What Does Jeremy Think?

This week we talk to Suzanne Heywood about her memoir of her late husband, Cabinet Secretary...

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Is Boris Back?

David and Helen talk to Nick Timothy, former chief of staff in Downing Street under Theresa May,...

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Rating the Government on Covid

David talks to Bronwen Maddox, Director of the Institute for Government, about how well the...

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The Coup in Burma

In this extra episode David catches up with Thant Myint-U to discuss the latest developments in...

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What is the Union?

For this first in our series looking at the future of the UK, we talk to the historian Colin Kidd...

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History of Ideas S2 E1 : Rousseau on Inequality

This is episode 1 of the new HISTORY OF IDEAS series from Talking Politics. To hear the remaining...

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Germany, Italy, Coalitions and Vaccines

We look at two countries where things may be changing: Germany, as it starts to imagine life...

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Biden Begins

David, Helen and Gary reflect on what lies ahead for American politics and for the Biden...

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The Long-term Legacy of Brexit

David and Helen are joined by Diane Coyle and Anand Menon to have another go at pinning down the...

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Jill Lepore on the Insurrection

David talks to historian Jill Lepore about what took place at the Capitol on January...

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New Year, New World?

David and Helen look at what's changed - and what hasn't - since we last spoke, from Brexit to...

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How to Fix British Democracy?

Another recent talk by David on democracy: does it make sense to talk about fixing British...

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Did Covid Kill the Climate?

 A recording of a recent talk by David on what we've learned in 2020 about the resilience of...

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