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10 August 2020updated 28 Jul 2023 10:39am

The New Statesman World Review podcast

Stream or download the New Statesman's podcast on global politics, economics and culture.

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World Review is the New Statesman’s new weekly global affairs podcast. Presented by Jeremy Cliffe, our International editor in Berlin, and Emily Tamkin, our US editor in Washington, DC, it reviews the week’s world events and explains the long-term stories behind the headlines with guests from around the world.

Jeremy, Emily and their guests also answer your questions about international events. Leave them a You Ask Us question here!

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Explore our back episodes here:

May 21st: David Miliband on how Covid-19 is worsening the global hunger crisis

May 17th: Left in crisis: why European social democracy is in decline

May 14th: Israel and Gaza – what’s behind the latest conflict?

May 7th: West Bengal elections: a turning point for Indian politics?

April 30th: 2021 predictions reviewed

April 23rd: Who will replace Angela Merkel as German Chancellor?

April 16th: Hong Kong’s sactions gridlock

April 2nd: Spring You Ask Us special

March 26th: Enter the Draghi

March 19th: Dark night of Brazil

March 12th: Israel’s Sisyphean Elections

March 5th: India Farmers’ protests

February 26th: Lessons from the Arab Spring

February 19th: Myanmar’s democratic future

February 12th, Water off a Dutch back

February 5th, Russian Rule Threat

January 29th, Wuhan, One Year On

January 22nd, The Transatlantic Relationship

January 15th, Trump logs off

January 8th, 2021: The Year Ahead

December 28, 2020 in Review

December 12, Aid in the time of Covid-19

December 4, Europe’s Renegades

November 20, India in the world

November 13, The Next President

November 7, America goes with the Joe

November 4, Biden his time

November 2, Election day eve

October 30, Terminator Trump

October 24, The Divided States of America

October 16, America’s forever wars

October 9, QAnon 101

October 2, The Iranian playbook 

September 30, Presidential debate special

September 25, You Ask Us Special!

September 18, Our Climate Future

September 10, The Riled West

September 4, Fallout in Lebanon

August 26, American Corruption

August 21, Central banks in the time of crisis

August 14, All-American Fascism

August 7, How to Be a Hero

July 31, The Evolution of Anglo-German Relations

July 30, Macron’s Balancing Act

July 24, The End of Cosmopolitan Turkey

July 17, Russia’s Disinformation War

July 10, White America’s Wake-Up Call

July 6, Exceptionalism vs the Coronavirus

June 26, The India-China-US Triangle

Jun 12, Hello, World

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