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Stephen Bush, Anoosh Chakelian and Ailbhe Rea discuss the latest in UK politics on the New Statesman podcast

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Does Labour really need Tony Blair's 'total change'?

Reunited in the studio for the first time in over a year, Anoosh, Stephen and Ailbhe discuss Tony Blair's dramatic Labour Party intervention in which he claims that 'without total change, Labour will die'. 

In You Ask Us, the team take your questions on whether the Greens can become the third party in UK politics.

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Further reading:

New Statesman editor Jason Cowley: does Tony Blair really believe he can lead the change Labour needs?

Stephen Bush: Who can supply the direction Keir Starmer lacks?

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