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8 September 2016updated 12 Oct 2023 11:00am

The NS Podcast #171: Affection, factions and fandom

The New Statesman podcast.

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Anoosh once again joins to co-host this week’s podcast. Shadow cabinet elections and Brexit strategy are both up for debate as Parliament returns from recess. George Eaton discusses the latest thinking on grammar schools. And culture writer Anna Leszkiewicz explores the language of political fandom. You also ask us: Will the boundary changes help Corbyn?

(Stephen Bush, Anoosh Chakelian, George Eaton, Anna Leszkiewicz)

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Shadow Cabinet elections (00.08)
George Eaton provides more detail on the PLP meeting

May’s Brexit manoeuvres (05.00)
Read Stephen’s take on May’s latest Brexit balancing act

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Getting to grips with grammars (09.16)
Angel Rayner and Tim Wigmore  have delved into the dilemma

Fandom (13.32)
Remeber Milifandom? Elizabeth Minkel does
And for fans of a different variety, here’s Anna on One Direction.

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