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Why is Boris Johnson waging a culture war? With Rory Stewart and Kim Leadbeater

While polling revealed exclusively by the New Statesman suggests that voters...

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If Keir Starmer resigns, who replaces him? With Andrew Marr

Having cast himself as “Mr Rules” in opposition to Boris Johnson, Keir...

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Is politics just a game to today's leaders? | Westminster Reimagined

The renowned satirist and broadcaster Armando Iannucci returns to the New Statesman...

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Will the Red Wall or Beergate seal Keir Starmer’s fate?

Voters in many areas deserted the Conservatives in last week's local elections, yet...

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Local elections: What would be a good night for Labour or the Tories?

As voting in the local elections begins, Anoosh Chakelian is joined by the New...

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Is politics still tribal? | Westminster Reimagined

The renowned satirist and broadcaster Armando Iannucci returns to the New Statesman...

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Do we get the leaders we deserve? | Live at the Cambridge Literary Festival

Anoosh Chakelian chairs a special episode of the New Statesman Podcast, recorded live at the...

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Why Westminster sexism is so hard to stamp out

The misogyny that many women working in parliament experience has reared its ugly head once more....

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Is democracy slowly collapsing in Westminster? | Westminster Reimagined

The renowned satirist and broadcaster Armando Iannucci returns to the New Statesman...

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What evidence would MPs need to bring Boris Johnson down? with Hannah White

With partygate rumbling on and Boris Johnson referred to the House of Commons’ Committee of...

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Are the Conservatives stuck with Boris Johnson?

As MPs debate the fallout from partygate, Anoosh Chakelian is joined by Andrew Marr, political...

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Are politicians obsolete? | Westminster Reimagined

The legendary writer, satirist and broadcaster Armando Iannucci returns to the New...

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Will Boris Johnson’s woes affect the elections in Scotland and Wales?

A devolution special of the New Statesman Podcast looks ahead to the local elections in...

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BONUS: Operation Warm Welcome: the hotel that became home to 100 refugees

When the Taliban took control of Kabul in August 2021, the Koofi family were among 8,000...

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Will partygate fines be the end of Boris Johnson?

Boris Johnson, Rishi Sunak and Carrie Johnson have all received fixed-penalty notices for...

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Is it time to reform parliament's arcane rules and rituals? | Westminster Reimagined

The legendary writer, satirist and broadcaster Armando Iannucci returns to the New...

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Why the non-dom scandal shows Rishi Sunak is bad at politics

As Rishi Sunak comes under investigation by the government’s standards watchdog, Ailbhe Rea...

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Are voters moving to Labour or to nowhere?

Anoosh Chakelian and Ailbhe Rea are joined by the senior data journalist Ben Walker to mark the...

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How Russia abuses Britain’s legal system, with the activist Vladimir Ashurkov

As the EU and UK debate further sanctions on Russia after evidence of massacres by Russian forces...

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Has the Spring Statement deflated Rishi Sunak?

As the fallout from Rishi Sunak’s Spring Statement continues, New...

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