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13 October 2016

The NS Podcast #178: YouTube, yearning & the yacht

The New Statesman podcast.

By New Statesman

This week, Stephen and Helen discuss the symbolism of the royal yacht, the American election and their yearnings for a more straight-talking Brexit debate.

Digital culture writer Amelia Tait joins to talk YouTubers and what might be worrying about their rise. George provides an analysis of PMQs. And you ask us: should Stop The War be protesting outside the Russian embassy?

(Helen Lewis, Stephen Bush, George Eaton, Amelia Tait).


The Yacht (00.16)
Now read Stephen on Marmite – another thing that has gone to the heart of Britain’s Brexit debate.

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American election (11.19)
Get Sarah Ditum’s thoughts on why last weekend’s revelations were the most damaging yet.
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PMQs (19.55)
“Compromises are to come”, says George on May

YouTubers (25.52)
Read Amelia’s thoughts on Youtube and propaganda.

Russia (36.29)
John Simpson reflects on how Putin’s gamble paid off.

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