This week, the Redaction Politics podcast team look into why experts were targeted by politicians, what it means to identify as an expert, and how experts can regain the trust of the electorate. Continue reading Redaction Politics Podcast Ep. 16 – Why do people mistrust the experts?
“The people of this country have had enough of experts” said Conservative MP Michael Gove in the weeks before the 2016 EU Referendum. Continue reading Coming soon – Has this country really had enough of experts?
In both the USA and the UK, the left has been left reeling from two bruising electoral defeats. Continue reading Redaction Politics Podcast Ep. 15 – How the left can broaden its appeal
Behind polished speeches and television slots, media teams deliberate over every word – but for some time the left has struggled to get its ideas and messages across. Continue reading Coming soon – The left’s battle to be heard after Corbyn and Sanders
With a reign spanning more than 60 years, Queen Elizabeth II is one of the most prestigious and recognisable figures on the planet. Continue reading Redaction Politics Podcast Ep. 14 – The British Monarchy: Should it stay or should it go?
After a delayed leadership contest, Durham MP Erin O’Toole is now the leader of the Conservative Party of Canada. Continue reading Redaction Politics Podcast Ep. 13 – What does Erin O’Toole’s election mean for Canada’s conservatives?
The Conservative Party of Canada is due to announce a new leader this weekend in the hope of bringing fresh life to the party. Continue reading A new leader at last? The Canadian Conservative Party leadership race
Queen Elizabeth II has ruled as monarch for more than 60 years, longer than any other in British history. Continue reading Coming soon – God Save the Queen? Musings on the British monarchy
Many on the American left feel despondent at Bernie Sanders’ defeat in this year’s Democratic primaries for president – but others are already busy contemplating what comes next. Continue reading Redaction Politics Podcast Ep. 12: How strong is the post-Sanders American left?
Donald Trump shocked the world in 2016 by becoming the Republican Party nominee and beating Hilary Clinton to the White House – ushering in a new kind of populist politics. Continue reading Coming soon – It’s four years on, but have we yet fully realised why the Democrats lost 2016?