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The Guardian UK: Politics Weekly

By theguardian.com

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Description

If you’re keen to keep abreast of UK and international politics then our Politics Weekly podcast is for you. The Guardian’s politics team unwind the political spin and delve into the key issues that drives the people in power. UK politics is the focus but the team also look at the big global political stories each week. Panellists include Guardian writers such as  Rowena Mason,  Gary Younge,  Polly Toynbee,  Michael White and  Rafael Behr and we regularly have guests from all side of the political spectrum

Customer Reviews

Excellent multi-view analysis by grown ups

Center left with Julian providing the Conservative party slant. Great way to keep up with UK politics.

Best poli podcast on the web

The other reviewer is a nut -- it doesn't get better than this Guardian podcast. Political "slant" is left-center of course. Eminently bright & witty conversation to be had here.

[8/25/11 addendum: "Let's all pencil in a 30-day vacation for August! That's certain to be a slow news month."]

Conservative Flak

This podcast seems to be an extension of the Conservative Party perspective. It is not balanced, so the listener should have the expectation of such bias. There may be better sources for fair-minded discussion of the issues, especially as relating to the PM. Not all that Labour does is bad - in fact, Labour has done some great things that have made the UK one of the best places to live.