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22 November 2013updated 26 Sep 2015 10:31am

On this week’s New Statesman Podcast: Episode Twenty-Seven

Labour and the battle of ideas, 24-hour Underground journeys come to London, and the end of the antibiotic age.

By Caroline Crampton

Is Labour winning the battle of ideas? On this week’s podcast, Rafael Behr, George Eaton, and Helen Lewis discuss Labour’s prospects and the rumbling debate about welfare; we dissect the news that the London Underground is to stay open 24 hours a day, but shed 750 jobs; and Ian Steadman and Sophie McBain ask whether we are approaching the end of the antibiotic age.

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