Politics Weekly

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

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/series/politicsweekly

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 34m. Bisher sind 361 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

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Biden makes friends with 'the west': Politics Weekly Extra


This week, guest host Rafael Behr puts some epoch-defining questions to the former US ambassador to Nato Nicholas Burns. How does the president convince the Europeans that America is reliable? How does Washington begin to engage with Vladimir Putin’s Russia? Does ‘the west’ exist any more?


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Sunak backs businesses but forgets NHS: Politics Weekly podcast


Heather Stewart and Richard Partington run through the main budget headlines. Andrew Gimson and Nicola McEwan discuss the state of the Union. Plus, Steven Morris speaks to Peter Robertson about how the Welsh food and drink industry has coped since Brexit


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The conservatives shaking up the Republican party: Politics Weekly Extra


As Donald Trump prepares to address the crowds at the Conservative Political Action Conference this weekend, Jonathan Freedland speaks to Evan McMullin, who is leading the charge to create an alternative option to the current Republican party for conservatives


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Can Johnson stick to his roadmap? Politics Weekly podcast


Jessica Elgot and Polly Toynbee discuss the government’s latest plans to exit lockdown. Richard Partington and Charlotte Alldritt look ahead to next week’s budget, and Larry Elliott and Katy Balls discuss the man behind the budget, Rishi Sunak.


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Biden tackles white supremacy in town hall: Politics Weekly Extra


As Joe Biden visited Milwaukee, Wisconsin this week, our guest presenter Kenya Evelyn spoke to the state representative David Bowen about the administration’s early obligations to the Black voters who swung the election in the Democrats’ favour, racial equity in pandemic and vaccine plans, and how the president should combat white supremacy


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The government has cancel culture on its mind: Politics Weekly podcast


Heather Stewart and Gaby Hinsliff discuss vaccine passports and the government’s push for legislation to protect free speech in English universities. Aamna Modhin speaks to Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones about why the Conservative party needs to do better with black British voters. Plus, Peter Walker, Sarah Boseley and Rob Hutton try to get into the mind of Boris Johnson as he cautiously prepares to start lifting lockdown restrictions


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Democrats use emotion at Senate impeachment trial: Politics Weekly Extra – podcast


Jonathan Freedland is joined by Prof Sarah Binder of the Brookings Institution and George Washington University to look at what has happened in Senate trial proceedings so far, and what is most likely yet to come


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Hotel quarantine – too little too late? Politics Weekly podcast


Jessica Elgot and John Crace look at why the latest coronavirus travel restrictions might not work the way the government expects. Plus, Helen Davidson and Jon Henley on how the world sees the UK’s Covid response


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Biden to welcome more refugees: Politics Weekly Extra


This week Jonathan Freedland speaks to David Miliband. The former UK foreign secretary and current president of the International Rescue Committee explains why Joe Biden’s announcement on Thursday about resettling thousands of refugees in the US is important, following Donald Trump’s abandonment of the cause.


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Vaccines cause for celebration and of concern: Politics Weekly podcast


Heather Stewart and Sonia Sodha talk about what’s happening in Westminster, Lisa O’Carroll reports from the border in Northern Ireland and Polly Mackenzie and Torsten Bell discuss the £20 uplift in universal credit.


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