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The Guardian UK: Politics Weekly

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Rank #187 in Politics category

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The Guardian's political editor, Heather Stewart, and deputy political editor, Rowena Mason, are joined by commentators, experts and politicians to unpack the week's biggest stories in politics

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The Guardian's political editor, Heather Stewart, and deputy political editor, Rowena Mason, are joined by commentators, experts and politicians to unpack the week's biggest stories in politics

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94 Ratings
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Mediocre

By legaleagle22 - Dec 12 2019
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A more civil version of pundits yelling at each other on TV. Most of the guests are partisans blatantly trying to spin rather than analyze, which isn’t really my cup of tea. Tends to run long for the amount of content as well; there are a lot of empty calories here.

Great selection

By arron2234324 - Jun 06 2019
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Great show

iTunes Ratings

94 Ratings
Average Ratings
57
22
4
7
4

Mediocre

By legaleagle22 - Dec 12 2019
Read more
A more civil version of pundits yelling at each other on TV. Most of the guests are partisans blatantly trying to spin rather than analyze, which isn’t really my cup of tea. Tends to run long for the amount of content as well; there are a lot of empty calories here.

Great selection

By arron2234324 - Jun 06 2019
Read more
Great show
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The Guardian UK: Politics Weekly

Latest release on Jul 01, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: The result: hung parliament – Election Daily podcast

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Owen Jones, Jonathan Freedland and Heather Stewart discuss another momentous shift in the political landscape after Theresa May’s snap election resulted in the Conservatives losing their parliamentary majority. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://www.theguardian.com/give/podcast

Jun 09 2017

32mins

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Rank #2: Security set to dominate campaigning after Manchester attack – Election Daily podcast

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Jonathan Freedland and Owen Jones are joined by Helen Pidd in Manchester and Ian Cobain to reflect on the terror attack that halted the UK general election campaign. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://www.theguardian.com/give/podcast

May 25 2017

19mins

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Rank #3: Customs union conundrum and Marx at 200 – Politics Weekly podcast

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Heather Stewart is joined by Aarti Shankar, Rafael Behr and Tom McTague to discuss the showdown over Britain’s membership of the EU customs union after Brexit. Plus Philip Cowley on local election polls and Gregory Claeys on the relevance of Karl Marx as his 200th birthday approaches. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://www.theguardian.com/give/podcast

Apr 26 2018

43mins

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Rank #4: So … what happens now? Election Daily podcast

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Jonathan Freedland and Owen Jones are joined by Polly Toynbee in the last of our Election Daily podcasts. The dust still hasn’t settled from Friday’s shock results, so what now for Labour? What now for the country? And how long for Theresa May?. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://www.theguardian.com/give/podcast

Jun 12 2017

26mins

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Rank #5: Brexit is getting done – Politics Weekly podcast

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Heather Stewart is joined by Laura Parker, Robert Colvile and Matthew Holehouse to look ahead to an intense Labour leadership race, and what lengths the Tories may go to make sure the UK leaves the EU in 2020. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

Dec 18 2019

42mins

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Rank #6: May's reshuffle and universal basic income – Politics Weekly podcast

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Heather Stewart and Anushka Asthana discuss the cabinet shake-up, plus Sonia Sodha, Torsten Bell and Neal Lawson on the concept of a universal basic income. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://www.theguardian.com/give/podcast

Jan 11 2018

44mins

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Rank #7: Can May's minority government last? Politics Weekly podcast

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Jessica Elgot is joined by Anne Perkins, Dawn Foster and Rafael Behr to discuss Theresa May’s modest legislative agenda and the government’s faltering response to the Grenfell Tower disaster. We also hear from a cross-party selection of new MPs on their first week in parliament. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://www.theguardian.com/give/podcast

Jun 23 2017

32mins

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Rank #8: Johnson's Commons humiliation - Politics Weekly podcast

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Heather Stewart is joined by Jonathan Freedland, Zoe Williams, Paul Harrison, Larry Elliott and John Curtice to discuss Boris Johnson’s triple defeat in parliament, Sajid Javid’s spending review and the possibility of a snap general election. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

Sep 05 2019

49mins

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Rank #9: Deck the polls with boughs of holly – Politics Weekly podcast

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Rowena Mason is joined by Michael Savage, Ellie Mae O’Hagan and Mark Wallace to discuss the potential victors of the looming election. Also, Kate Proctor sits in on a focus group of leave and remain voters in Watford. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

Oct 30 2019

37mins

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Rank #10: What happened on election night? Politics Weekly Extra – podcast

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In this Politics Weekly Extra episode, Anushka Asthana discusses the general election results and reaction Election reaction – live updates. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

Dec 13 2019

25mins

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Rank #11: Boris Johnson goes prorogue – Politics Weekly podcast

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Jessica Elgot and her guests react to the prime minister’s suspension of parliament for five weeks from mid-September, an act the Commons Speaker, John Bercow, called a ‘constitutional outrage’, and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said was a ‘threat to our democracy’. Jessica is joined by the Guardian journalists Rafael Behr, Owen Jones and Sonia Sodha to analyse Boris Johnson’s motives and what steps are available for MPs returning to the Commons next week.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

Aug 29 2019

32mins

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Rank #12: When Johnson met Corbyn – Politics Weekly podcast

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Heather Stewart is joined by Ayesha Hazarika, Paul Harrison and Will Jennings to pick apart the ITV debate. Plus, Rowena Mason calls in from the Tory battlebus and Peter Walker reports from the Green party’s manifesto launch. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

Nov 20 2019

46mins

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Rank #13: No deal, no problem? - Politics Weekly podcast

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Heather Stewart is joined by Dan Sabbagh, Michael Savage and Katy Balls to discuss the UK’s growing appetite for a no-deal Brexit . Also the view from Britain with John Harris and the view from Europe with Jennifer Rankin. Also up for discussion is parliament, proxy voting and pregnant MPs. To support The Guardian’s independent journalism, visit theguardian.com/give/podcast

Jan 24 2019

42mins

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Rank #14: Yeah but, no but: Politics Weekly podcast

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Heather Stewart is joined by Polly Toynbee, Jill Rutter and Tom McTague to discuss what Boris Johnson will do after parliament voted to reject his timetable for the passage of the Brexit withdrawal bill. Peter Walker also reports on who’s in the running to be the next Speaker of the House of Commons. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

Oct 23 2019

42mins

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Rank #15: Tackling terrorism – Politics Weekly podcast

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Heather Stewart is joined by the Guardian’s home affairs editor Alan Travis to discuss the government’s response to the Manchester attack and how the main parties differ in their approach to tackling terrorism. Plus: Larry Elliott and Stephen King on the retreat of globalisation. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://www.theguardian.com/give/podcast

May 26 2017

29mins

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Rank #16: Brexit leaks and May in China – Politics Weekly podcast

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Rowena Mason is joined by Larry Elliott, Katy Balls and Rafael Behr to discuss the Brexit analysis leaks. Plus Jessica Elgot on Theresa May’s trip to China and Chuka Umunna on bringing together the anti-Brexit tribes. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://www.theguardian.com/give/podcast

Feb 01 2018

39mins

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Rank #17: The Windrush generation and a hostile Home Office – Politics Weekly podcast

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Pippa Crerar is joined by Amelia Gentleman, Sonia Sodha, Colin Yeo and Sarah Teather to discuss the government’s chaotic response to reports of Caribbean people who came to the UK as children in the 1950s and 60s being denied their rights. Plus Libby Brooks reports from Holyrood on how the Scottish parliament is dealing with sexual harassment. Please support our work and help us keep the world informed. To fund us, go to https://www.theguardian.com/give/podcast

Apr 19 2018

33mins

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Rank #18: Who's in charge at No 10? Politics Weekly podcast

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Jonathan Freedland speaks to Heather Stewart about the latest in Westminster. Plus: Jon Henley reports on the pandemic’s effect on populism in Europe and Rajeev Syal speaks to David Lammy about his new role and new book.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

Apr 08 2020

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Rank #19: A bad week for Boris - Politics Weekly

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Rafael Behr is joined by Katy Balls, Michael Savage and Tom Kibasi to discuss the latest on the Tory leadership battle and Labour’s Brexit manoeuvring. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

Jun 27 2019

44mins

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Rank #20: Back to the Brexit drawing board – Politics Weekly podcast

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Jessica Elgot is joined by Rafael Behr, Owen Jones and Henry Newman to discuss what happens after this week’s tumultuous Brexit vote. Plus: is Brexit a disaster for public services?. To support The Guardian’s independent journalism, visit theguardian.com/give/podcast

Jan 17 2019

45mins

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