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Debated is a light-hearted British politics podcast hosted by two people of differing political opinions plus guests.

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    • 4.0 • 8 Ratings

Debated is a light-hearted British politics podcast hosted by two people of differing political opinions plus guests.

    A Playbook Against Populism w/ Brett Meyer

    A Playbook Against Populism w/ Brett Meyer

    In this episode of the podcast, Will is joined by Dr Brett Meyer, a Research Fellow at the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change to discuss his new paper "A Playbook Against Populism? Populist Leadership in Decline in 2021" as well as how populism differs in different countries; the impact of Covid on populist leaders; whether or not populist leaders are better at speaking to the public than their establishment counterparts and what the next ten years might hold for populist rhetoric. You can read Brett's paper here: https://institute.global/policy/playbook-against-populism-populist-leadership-decline-2021 


     

    • 36 min
    2021 End of Year Live Special

    2021 End of Year Live Special

    In this special Live 2021 End of Year Special, we are joined by two long standing friends of the podcast, George Fairhurst of Red Rose Reporting and Torrin Wilkins Director of the Centre Think Tank to discuss all of the major political events of the year including Dominic Cummings and his trip to Barnard Castle; the US's withdrawal from Afghanistan; the end of Merkel's Chancellorship and the impact of Covid on UK politics. Discussion all includes what may happen next year including the US primary elections and the French Presidential election. 

    • 54 min
    North Shropshire By Election w/ William Kedjanyi

    North Shropshire By Election w/ William Kedjanyi

    In this episode of the podcast Will is once again joined by William Kedjanyi, the Political Analyst and the Sporting Previewer for Star Sports, to discuss the upcoming North Shropshire by election to elect a new MP for Owen Paterson's former seat, the fall out of the various alleged Christmas Parties involving Downing Street, Boris Johnson's fall in the polls and Keir Starmer's rise in them, the US mid term elections next year and the possibility of Donald Trump becoming Speaker of the House. 

    • 34 min
    South Yorkshire Mayoral Election w/ Simon Biltcliffe

    South Yorkshire Mayoral Election w/ Simon Biltcliffe

    In this episode of the podcast Will is joined by Dr Simon Biltcliffe, the Yorkshire Party's candidate for the South Yorkshire Mayoral Election to discuss his campaign, the impact of Storm Arwen, Brexit, Coronavirus, employment in the region, transportation and his business Webmart. 

    • 32 min
    Labour and the South Yorkshire Mayoral Election w/ Dominic Jones

    Labour and the South Yorkshire Mayoral Election w/ Dominic Jones

    In this episode Will is joined by Dominic Jones, a young Labour activist from Barnsley, who is seeking to become Labour's candidate for Mayor of South Yorkshire. They discuss Dominic's plans for the region, what he thinks can be done to improve South Yorkshire, green industries in the area and how jobs can be brought to the region. 

    • 29 min
    1987 Caucus w/ Amen Tesfay

    1987 Caucus w/ Amen Tesfay

    In this episode Will is joined by Amen Tesfay, the BAME rep for Open Labour and an activist with the 1987 Caucus to discuss the 1987 Caucus, why the 1987 Caucus was set up, racism in political parties, Keir Starmer's recent performance as Labour Leader, the up coming by elections in North Shropshire and Old Bexley and Sidcup and next year's local elections. You can buy a copy of Amen's mother's book Trauma, Collective Trauma and Refugee Trajectories in the Digital Era here. 

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

The Campion5 ,

Engaging, invigorating and enjoyable

I really enjoyed listening to this interesting and engaging first episode of Debated. I hope you guys make more because it is really different to any other political podcast I've ever listened to!

kat_cary ,

When do they Debate?

This is like listening to an political science undergrad reading their papers aloud. There is no debate, and it is over-structured. It’s a shame.

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