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18 October 2018updated 04 Oct 2023 10:23am

Podcast: The Brexit Sanity Test

The New Statesman podcast with Helen Lewis and Stephen Bush.

By NS Podcasts

Helen and Stephen attempt to bring some calm rationality to the discussion of Brexit and “the backstop” — whatever that turns out to be. Then Helen talks to the American author Rebecca Solnit about reporting on Trump and her new book Call Them by Their True Names. Finally, a listener question: what’s going on with universal credit?

Send us your questions for future episodes via Twitter @ns_podcasts, @helenlewis or @stephenkb.

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