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Planet Normal: A post-Halloween witch hunt


Excellent podcast with a lot of good points.

Podcast series from the UK Telegraph, hosted by economist and columnist Liam Halligan and co-host columnist Allison Pearson, looking at issues of the moment.

October 28, 2022

Halloween might be over but the witch hunt has only just begun, as the Home Secretary Suella Braverman is under fire over the ongoing migrant crisis haunting the UK. Allison is appalled at the treatment of the Home Secretary, who she feels has been subject to ‘political parlour games’.

Whilst Liam thinks that with the right support from Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, the Home Secretary could push past some difficult decisions that might ultimately, be best for the country.

Also hopping aboard the rocket this week is Professor Arif Ahmed, whose decision to book a controversial speaker at his Cambridge college has reignited the free speech at universities debate. He tells our co-pilots he thinks all new students should sign a waiver acknowledging that they might come across shocking material, and explains the damaging effect that cancel culture could have on our society.

Also on the podcast, as former Health Secretary Matt Hancock joins a well known reality television show, Allison shares the unlikely story of how she herself nearly ended up in the jungle…

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