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A politics podcast from the New Statesman that digs beneath the day-to-day. Every two weeks, Ian Leslie and Stewart Wood explore the ideas behind the news with the help of expert guests.
||CleanDeepDive#8: Laura Kuenssberg and Media Bias||In an episode republished from earlier this year, Ian Leslie and Stewart Wood are joined by the BBC’s political editor Laura Kuenssberg to interrogate the idea of media bias. It’s a phrase that is thrown around a lot in the age of fake news, includi||11 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDeepDive#7: Will robots take our jobs?||This week Ian Leslie and Stewart Wood discuss the future of robotics. Together with Sarah O'Connor, employment correspondent at the FT, they explore how automation might displace labour. And whether Universal Basic Income is a useful political...||4 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDeep Dive#6: Mandates and Manifestos||This podcast was recorded in April 2017, in the midst of the general election campaign. It was originally published on the New Statesman Politics Podcast feed and features Catherine Haddon, resident historian at the Institute of Government. Together...||20 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDeepDive#5: The Real Corbynism||Ian and Stewart are shocked and cheered by last week’s surprise election result. With the help of Matt Zarb-Cousin, the former spokesperson for Jeremy Corbyn, they set out to explore the Corbynist philosophy. How did Labour pull off their glorious...||14 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDeepDive#4: The Generation Game||In the week of the election, Ian Leslie and Stewart Wood focus on the generational divide between old and young voters. With the help of Professor Rosie Campbell of Birkbeck University, they explore Theresa May's character revelations, her discomf...||6 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDeepDive#3: Tackling terrorism||This podcast was recorded in March 2017, in the aftermath of the attack on Westminster. It was originally published on the New Statesman Politics Podcast feed and features Sasha Havlicek, CEO of the Institute of Strategic Dialogue, and Paul Gill, from..||30 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDeepDive#2: Merkel and Macron||This week, co-hosts Ian Leslie and Stewart Wood discuss whether the tide is turning against anti-establishment politics? Together with Professor Anand Menon, Director of UK in a Changing Europe, they explore the politics of Emmanuel Macron and Angela...||22 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDeepDive#1: The Great British Election Divides||Is the biggest political divide in this election that between Remain and Leave? Or is it all about personality? Our podcast co-hosts, Ian Leslie and Stewart Wood, are joined by former political strategist, James Morris, to discuss the latest thoughts...||9 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWelcome to the Deep Dive||Welcome to the New Statesman's Deep Dive, a politics podcast that explores the ideas behind the news. Join Ian Leslie and Stewart Wood as they look at some of the underlying issues and buzzwords of British politics in a little more detail than tim...||4 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Worth your time
Funny, in-depth and very interesting analysis of important issues in politics and culture. Really well-informed hosts who go beyond the surface.
Thoughtful choice of topics
Some great interviews, especially the one on the other NS feed with Laura Kuennssberg.
great in-depth podcast on politics/current affairs
subscribe to this podcast if you like very interesting and informative political dicussion and interviews, with a humerous edge. well worth it!