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Talking Politics: Boris: The Ghost of Christmas Present

14/01/2022

Worth listening too,

This Episode – December 23, 2021

David and Helen talk through what’s going on with the prime minister, the pandemic and the state of British politics. Is Johnson still in touch with public opinion on Covid? Why is hypocrisy more toxic than lying? What are the historical parallels – if any – for the Tories recent by-election disasters? Plus we try to decide what 2021 will be remembered for politically in the years to come.


Wikipedia

Talking Politics is an audio podcast hosted by British academic David Runciman, Professor of Politics at the University of Cambridge. It was launched on 27 March 2016 by Runciman. It is also regularly co-hosted with other Cambridge academics, especially Helen Thompson, Professor of Political Economy in the Department of Politics and International Studies, and also Christopher Brooke, lecturer in political theory Chris Bickerton, reader of modern European politics, and the late Aaron Rapport.

David Runciman is a long-time contributor to the London Review of Books and Talking Politics is in a partnership with the journal

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