Episodes

Back in a few weeks

Broadcast: April 1, 2020

Politics, As Usual
Back in a few weeks
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No Episode This Week

Broadcast: March 18, 2020

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No Episode This Week
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Unfortunately, for obvious reasons, we are unable to release an episode of Politics, As Usual this week. For future updates follow us on Twitter and… Read more »

Episode 15: Saber Chowdhury

Broadcast: March 4, 2020

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Episode 15: Saber Chowdhury
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Saber Chowdhury is a Bangladeshi politician and former President of the Inter Parliamentary Union. The conversation between Greg and Saber was recorded at the UN,… Read more »

Episode 14: Parliaments and Populism

Broadcast: February 19, 2020

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Episode 14: Parliaments and Populism
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We have something different for you this week on Politics, As Usual. The rise of populism has reshaped politics in countries around the world in… Read more »

Episode 13: Alistair Burt

Broadcast: February 5, 2020

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Episode 13: Alistair Burt
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Alistair Burt is a British politician and former Foreign Office Minister who served as a Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) for North East Bedfordshire from 2001 until… Read more »

Episode 12: Stephen Twigg

Broadcast: January 22, 2020

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Episode 12: Stephen Twigg
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This week’s episode features former MP and Government Minister Stephen Twigg. In a wide-ranging interview Stephen tells us about how he first became politically engaged,… Read more »

Episode 11: John Alderdice

Broadcast: January 8, 2020

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Episode 11: John Alderdice
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Lord John Alderdice was the first Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly between 1998-2004. A pivotal figure in the search for peace in Northern Ireland… Read more »

Episode 10: Gordana Čomić

Broadcast: December 18, 2019

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Episode 10: Gordana Čomić
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Gordana Čomić  is a politician in Serbia. She has served in the National Assembly of Serbia since 2001 as a member of the Democratic Party… Read more »

Episode 9: Ala Talabani

Broadcast: December 4, 2019

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Episode 9: Ala Talabani
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Ala Talabani is the head of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan bloc in the Iraqi Parliament and a three-time member of the Council of Representatives… Read more »

Episode 8: Baroness Valerie Amos

Broadcast: November 20, 2019

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Episode 8: Baroness Valerie Amos
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Valerie Amos has had an extremely interesting and diverse political career. Working in local councils, becoming Chief Executive of the Equal Opportunities Commission and being… Read more »

Episode 7: Helen Clark

Broadcast: November 6, 2019

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Episode 7: Helen Clark
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The Politics, As Usual podcast is back for its second run of shows. This series will have a new episode every two weeks, so be… Read more »

Episode 6: London Recruits (Live)

Broadcast: August 10, 2017

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Episode 6: London Recruits (Live)
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In the late 1960’s a man named Ronnie Kasrils recruited a number of young people from the UK to travel to conduct covert missions in… Read more »

Episode 5: Andrew Feinstein

Broadcast: July 13, 2017

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Episode 5: Andrew Feinstein
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Andrew Feinstein is a former member of the African National Congress (ANC) in South Africa where he served as a member of the South African… Read more »

Episode 4: David Halpern

Broadcast: June 30, 2017

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Episode 4: David Halpern
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David Halpern is a psychologist, an author and the Chief Executive of the Behavioural Insights Team (BIT). BIT, also known unofficially as the “Nudge Unit”,… Read more »

Episode 3: Jacqui Smith

Broadcast: June 13, 2017

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Episode 3: Jacqui Smith
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Jacqui Smith is a former Labour Party politician who served as MP between 1997 – 2010. She was the first female Home Secretary and the… Read more »

Episode 2: Thomas Carothers

Broadcast: May 18, 2017

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Episode 2: Thomas Carothers
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Thomas Carothers is Vice President for studies at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, an author and one of the most noted experts on international… Read more »

Episode 1: Peter Hain

Broadcast: May 3, 2017

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Episode 1: Peter Hain
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Peter Hain is a Labour Party politician who served as a Member of Parliament from 1991-2015. He served in the cabinets of both Tony Blair… Read more »