The Staggers 3 December 2015 The NS Podcast #126: Benn, by-election and books The New Statesman Podcast takes the political temperature in the aftermath of the vote on Syria. GETTY Sign UpGet the New Statesman\'s Morning Call email. Sign-up This week we discuss Hilary Benn's electrifying speech before the Syria vote and Labour's prospects ahead of the Oldham by-election. We then take a look at Marlon James and prejudice in the publishing industry. (Caroline Crampton, Stephen Bush, Barbara Speed, Helen Lewis) You can subscribe to the podcast through iTunes here or with this RSS feed: http://rss.acast.com/newstatesman, or listen using the player below. Want to give us feedback on our podcast, or have an idea for something we should cover? Visit newstatesman.com/podcast for more details and how to contact us. › Why is it so hard for women to accept their bodies? Subscribe For more great writing from our award-winning journalists subscribe for just £1 per month!