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Join Stephen Bush and Anoosh Chakelian for the weekly New Statesman podcast, covering Jeremy Corbyn, Donald Trump and everything in between. New episodes every Thursday.

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Join Stephen Bush and Anoosh Chakelian for the weekly New Statesman podcast, covering Jeremy Corbyn, Donald Trump and everything in between. New episodes every Thursday.

    John Hume Remembered

    John Hume Remembered

    On today's New Statesman Podcast, Anoosh Chakelian and Ailbhe Rea are joined by the SDLP MP for South Belfast Claire Hanna for a special conversation about the life and legacy of John Hume, one of the principal architects of Northern Irish peace, who died today at the age of 83.


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    • 27 min
    Shock Waves

    Shock Waves

    On this week's New Statesman Podcast, Stephen Bush, Anoosh Chakelian and Ailbhe Rea discuss the prospect of a second wave and Ailbhe gives the team an update on the situation in Belfast. Then, in You Ask Us, they take your questions on the chances of Boris Johnson (politically) surviving another round of covid-19 shutdown.
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    • 30 min
    The Fat of the Land

    The Fat of the Land

    On this week's New Statesman Podcast, Stephen Bush and Anoosh Chakelian discuss Boris Johnson's obesity busting plans. Then, in You Ask Us, they answer questions on London's post-covid future and how an independent Scotland would've eased the lockdown.


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    • 29 min
    The Scottish Play

    The Scottish Play

    On today's New Statesman Podcast, Stephen Bush and Anoosh Chakelian discuss Prime Minister Boris Johnson's trip to Scotland and what's next for the independence movement. Then, in You Ask Us, they take your question on Downing Street's shake-up of Whitehall communications.


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    • 26 min
    Lean, Mean, Covid-fighting Vaccine

    Lean, Mean, Covid-fighting Vaccine

    On today's episode of the New Statesman Podcast, Stephen Bush, Anoosh Chakelian and Ailbhe Rea discuss the positive news coming out of the Oxford trial looking at a coronavirus vaccine. Then, in You Ask Us, they examine the counterfactual looking at whether the Lib Dems' decision to support a 2019 General Election backfired.


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    • 25 min
    (100) Days of Starmer

    (100) Days of Starmer

    On today's New Statesman Podcast, Stephen Bush and Anoosh Chakelian sit down to appraise Keir Starmer's first hundred days as Labour leader. Then, in You Ask Us, they cast their eye over the Chris Grayling debacle and what it says about the government's party management.


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    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
39 Ratings

39 Ratings

raulrey0 ,

Brilliant

Great pod on politics! Miss Helen tho.

ernekid ,

Great podcast

It’s a million times better now that horrible posh TERF Helen Lewis is gone.

Tom from Birkenhead ,

Look to the East!

This is to politics what the Mayo and Kermode podcast is to film: a human and witty exposition of political goings-on, by Stephen Bush and A.N.Other. It’s enjoyable enough to make your agreement with the views expressed entirely optional.

So far, so lovely. Then why the need to take heart from Gandalf’s imploring to look to the east?

Well there is a swirling suggestion that the fab backing music to the podcast should be changed! [dun dun duuuuh]. In this reviewer’s opinion, this would be sacrilege and substantial circumstantial evidence of the existence of the Devil himself. Resist! Resist!

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