TALKING POLITICS

TALKING POLITICS

Some Brexit Scenarios

For our last pre-election episode we talk with Anand Menon, director of the UK in a Changing Europe, about what might...

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What if Remain Had Won...?

This week Helen and David explore some counterfactuals: What if Remain had won in 2016? What if Corbyn hadn't...

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Tech Election - Part 2

We talk about the impact of different online platforms on the general election campaign, from Twitter and Facebook to...

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Tech Election - Part 1

In a special live edition recorded at the Bristol Festival of Economics we discuss the impact of the technology...

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Party like it's 1974

We talk about the current election by talking about two previous ones: the February and October general elections of...

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One Election or Many?

We have a first look at what's happening in the election campaign by asking whether it's really one election or...

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Esther Duflo

David and Helen talk to Nobel Prize-winning economist (the youngest ever!) Esther Duflo about how to do economics...

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Rory Stewart

On the night the UK parliament voted for a general election, David and Helen talk to former Conservative leadership...

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Not Over Yet

After two significant votes in the House of Commons pointing intwo different directions - one towards a Brexit...

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Inside the Bubble with Ayesha Hazarika: Live!

In a special live edition as part of the Cambridge Festival of Ideas, David talks with journalist, comedian and...

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Impeach This!

We catch up with Gary Gerstle and Helen Thompson about the state of the Trump presidency, from impeachment and...

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December Elections: Live Special!

A special edition recorded in front of an audience at the Podcast Live festival in London on Saturday: David, Helen...

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Cameron's Referendum

David and Helen take a step back to unpick the tortuous history of how we got to the Brexit referendum in the first...

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Ian McEwan

David talks to novelist Ian McEwan about his new Brexit parable, The Cockroach, and a lot else besides:...

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Boiling Point

David and Helen try to lower the temperature by looking at the strategic choices behind the vitriolic clashes in the...

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Supreme Court II & Italy!

A packed episode: we catch up with Catherine Barnard on the Supreme Court's unanimous decision against prorogation...

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Re-Engineering Humanity

David talks to Brett Frischmann about how so-called 'smart' machines may be producing more machine-like humans. From...

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Supreme Court

In the middle of the epic prorogation battle at the Supreme Court, we ask what's at stake: for the government, for...

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He's Still There (Just)

David and Helen try to make sense of where we've got to, though things are moving fast (*episode recorded before the...

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Adam Tooze on the Global Slowdown

Helen Thompson and Adam Tooze take us beyond Brexit to look at the global situation and the bigger threats we...

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