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17 May 2021updated 06 Sep 2021 5:50pm

Why European social democracy is in crisis

Jeremy Cliffe and Emily Tamkin host the New Statesman’s global affairs podcast.

Political scientist Tarik Abou-Chadi joins Jeremy Cliffe and Emily Tamkin to discuss the plight of social democratic parties in Europe.

In You Ask Us, they take listener questions on overlooked social democratic successes in Europe.

This is a special Monday episode of the World Review podcast. World Review publishes new episodes every Friday, and is available on all major podcast platforms. Listen and subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Acast and more. Or, if you’d rather, you can access the RSS feed directly here: https://rss.acast.com/world-review.

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Tony Blair: Without total change, Labour will die.

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Emily Tamkin writes a US take on Tony Blair’s essay.

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