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17 October 2014

On this week’s New Statesman podcast: Episode Sixty-Five

Labour’s woes, the Green Party’s election chances and hopes of colonising Mars.

By New Statesman

On this week’s New Statesman podcast, Helen Lewis, George Eaton and Caroline Crampton discuss the troubles facing Labour, and whether the Greens really are poised to split the centre-left vote at the next election. Plus, Helen Lewis and Ian Steadman discuss some worrying news for astronauts hoping to colonise Mars.

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