Palin, the poet

Now it all makes sense!

Thank you to Daniel Trilling, my colleague over at Cultural Capital, for alerting me to this wonderful performance. (I know, I know, talking about Sarah Palin is getting really tired now but I liked this too much, and miss her.)

Ginsberg, Kerouac, Burroughs - watch (from beyond the grave) and wonder. Any more speeches as poems? Let Me Know.

Sophie Elmhirst is features editor of the New Statesman

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The NS Podcast #150: Englishness, X-men and Equality

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This week, Helen and Stephen try their best not to talk about the EU. Instead they turn to Boris Johnson’s media strategy, MP’s expenses, and Labour and the idea of Englishness. They go down-the-line to the Lobby with George Eaton. Then Henry Zeffman joins to discuss the politics of the new X-men movie. You also ask us: what does the future hold for the Women’s Equality Party? (Helen Lewis, Stephen Bush, George Eaton, Henry Zeffman)

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