The Rest Is Politics podcast

The Rest Is Politics

Two men who’ve been at the heart of the political world - former Downing Street Director of Communications and Strategy Alastair Campbell and cabinet minister Rory Stewart - join forces from across the political divide. The Rest Is Politics lifts the lid on the secrets of Westminster, offering an insider’s view on politics at home and abroad, while bringing back the lost art of disagreeing agreeably. October Election Tour - buy tickets: www.aegpresents.co.uk/event/the-rest-is-politics Twitter: @RestIsPolitics Instagram: @restispolitics Email: restispolitics@gmail.com

Two men who’ve been at the heart of the political world - former Downing Street Director of Communications and Strategy Alastair Campbell and cabinet minister Rory Stewart - join forces from across the political divide. The Rest Is Politics lifts the lid on the secrets of Westminster, offering an insider’s view on politics at home and abroad, while bringing back the lost art of disagreeing agreeably. October Election Tour - buy tickets: www.aegpresents.co.uk/event/the-rest-is-politics Twitter: @RestIsPolitics Instagram: @restispolitics Email: restispolitics@gmail.com

 

#298

289. The Week Trump Won?

What does Trump’s new running mate mean for the direction of the Republican Party? Have the Democrats given up on a 2024 win? Is there anything now that can stand in Trump’s way? Join Katty Kay and Anthony Scaramucci as they answer all these questions and more on The Rest Is Politics US. Instagram: @RestPoliticsUS Twitter: @RestPoliticsUS Email: restispolitics@gmail.com Video Editor: Jake Liascos Social Producer: Jess Kidson Assistant Producer: Fiona Douglas Producer: Nicole Maslen Senior Producer: Dom Johnson Head of Content: Tom Whiter Exec Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

Yesterday

46 MINS

46:58

Yesterday


#297

288. Is Labour's King's Speech bold enough?

What legislation did Keir Starmer's government put forward in the state opening of Parliament? Do the bills go far enough? Where does Labour go from here? Alastair is joined by Robert Peston and Steph McGovern from The Rest Is Money in a crossover episode to discuss everything that was announced in the King’s Speech. TRIP Plus: Become a member of The Rest Is Politics Plus to support the podcast, receive our exclusive newsletter, enjoy ad-free listening to both TRIP and Leading, benefit from discount book prices on titles mentioned on the pod, join our Discord chatroom, and receive early access to live show tickets and Question Time episodes. Just head to therestispolitics.com to sign up, or start a free trial today on Apple Podcasts: apple.co/therestispolitics. TRIP UK TOUR: To buy tickets for our October Tour, just head to www.therestispolitics.com 🌏 Get our exclusive NordVPN deal here ➼ https://nordvpn.com/restispolitics It’s risk-free with Nord’s 30-day money-back guarantee! ✅ Instagram: @restispolitics Twitter: @RestIsPolitics Email: restispolitics@gmail.com Video Editor: Teo Ayodeji-Ansell Social Producer: Jess Kidson Assistant Producer: Fiona Douglas Producer: Nicole Maslen, Ross Buchanan Senior Producer: Dom Johnson Head of Content: Tom Whiter Exec Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

Yesterday

41 MINS

41:50

Yesterday


#296

287. Trump’s VP, Labour vs. China, and the King’s Speech

How has a man who once called Trump ‘America’s Hilter’ now become his running mate? What does a Labour government mean for UK-China relations? Will China define how Gaza will be governed in the future? Join Rory Stewart and Alastair Campbell for the latest episode of The Rest Is Politics, where they answer all these questions and more. TRIP Plus: Become a member of The Rest Is Politics Plus to support the podcast, receive our exclusive newsletter, enjoy ad-free listening to both TRIP and Leading, benefit from discount book prices on titles mentioned on the pod, join our Discord chatroom, and receive early access to live show tickets and Question Time episodes. Just head to [therestispolitics.com] (http://therestispolitics.com/) to sign up, or start a free trial today on Apple Podcasts: [apple.co/therestispolitics] (http://apple.co/therestispolitics) . TRIP UK TOUR: To buy tickets for our October Tour, just head to [www.therestispolitics.com] (http://www.therestispolitics.com/) 🌏 Get our exclusive NordVPN deal here ➼ [https://nordvpn.com/restispolitics] (https://nordvpn.com/restispolitics)  It’s risk-free with Nord’s 30-day money-back guarantee! ✅ Instagram: [@restispolitics] (https://www.instagram.com/restispolitics/) Twitter: [@RestIsPolitics] (https://twitter.com/RestIsPolitics) Email: [restispolitics@gmail.com] (mailto:restispolitics@gmail.com) Video Editor: Teo Ayodeji-Ansell Social Producer: Jess Kidson Assistant Producer: Fiona Douglas Producer: Nicole Maslen Senior Producer: Dom Johnson Head of Content: Tom Whiter Exec Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

16 Jul 2024

52 MINS

52:06

16 Jul 2024


#295

286. Trump Assassination Attempt: The Aftermath

Will the Trump rally shooting change the course of the US election? Are we entering an era of further political violence and polarisation? What goes on behind the scenes in the secret service when someone tries to assassinate a former president? Join Rory and Alastair as they answer all this and more in an emergency episode of The Rest Is Politics. Watch the livestream version on catch-up: [https://www.youtube.com/live/Y0OwsWUbmOw?si=F2E95MwqoS1wxAG1] (https://www.youtube.com/live/Y0OwsWUbmOw?si=F2E95MwqoS1wxAG1) TRIP Plus: Become a member of The Rest Is Politics Plus to support the podcast, receive our exclusive newsletter, enjoy ad-free listening to both TRIP and Leading, benefit from discount book prices on titles mentioned on the pod, join our Discord chatroom, and receive early access to live show tickets and Question Time episodes. Just head to [therestispolitics.com] (http://therestispolitics.com/) to sign up, or start a free trial today on Apple Podcasts: [apple.co/therestispolitics] (http://apple.co/therestispolitics) . TRIP TOUR: To buy tickets for our October Tour, just head to [www.therestispolitics.com] (http://www.therestispolitics.com/) Instagram: [@restispolitics] (https://www.instagram.com/restispolitics/) Twitter: [@RestIsPolitics] (https://twitter.com/RestIsPolitics) Email: [restispolitics@gmail.com] (mailto:restispolitics@gmail.com) Video Editor: Teo Ayodeji-Ansell Social Producer: Jess Kidson Assistant Producer: Fiona Douglas Producer: Nicole Maslen Senior Producer: Dom Johnson Head of Content: Tom Whiter Exec Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

14 Jul 2024

40 MINS

40:55

14 Jul 2024


#294

285. DONALD TRUMP SHOT

Has Donald Trump’s attempted assassination won him the race? Are we descending into an era of new political violence? What can we expect from the Republican National Convention next week?  Join Katty Kay and Anthony Scaramucci for this emergency episode of The Rest Is Politics US. 🌏 Get our exclusive NordVPN deal here ➼ [https://nordvpn.com/restispolitics] (https://nordvpn.com/restispolitics)  It’s risk-free with Nord’s 30-day money-back guarantee! ✅ Instagram: @RestPoliticsUS Twitter: @RestPoliticsUS Email: restispolitics@gmail.com Video Editor: Teo Ayodeji-Ansell Social Producer: Jess Kidson Assistant Producer: Fiona Douglas Producer: Nicole Maslen Senior Producer: Dom Johnson Head of Content: Tom Whiter Exec Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

14 Jul 2024

29 MINS

29:22

14 Jul 2024


#293

284. Biden’s Last Stand

Who are the Democrats speaking out against Joe Biden? What happens to NATO if Donald Trump gets elected? Could next week be the president’s crunch point? Join Katty Kay and Anthony Scaramucci as they answer all these questions and more on The Rest Is Politics US. 🌏 Get our exclusive NordVPN deal here ➼ [https://nordvpn.com/restispolitics] (https://nordvpn.com/restispolitics)  It’s risk-free with Nord’s 30-day money-back guarantee! ✅ Instagram: @RestPoliticsUS Twitter: @RestPoliticsUS Email: restispolitics@gmail.com Video Editor: Teo Ayodeji-Ansell Social Producer: Jess Kidson Assistant Producer: Fiona Douglas Producer: Nicole Maslen Senior Producer: Dom Johnson Head of Content: Tom Whiter Exec Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

11 Jul 2024

45 MINS

45:26

11 Jul 2024


#292

283. Did Reform UK create a fake general election candidate?

Does the Prime Minister hold constituency surgeries? Did Ed Davey's campaign tactics work? How has the South African election results affected the country? Rory and Alastair answer all these questions and more in this week's Question Time. TRIP Plus: Become a member of The Rest Is Politics Plus to support the podcast, receive our exclusive newsletter, enjoy ad-free listening to both TRIP and Leading, benefit from discount book prices on titles mentioned on the pod, join our Discord chatroom, and receive early access to live show tickets and Question Time episodes. Just head to [therestispolitics.com] (http://therestispolitics.com/) to sign up, or start a free trial today on Apple Podcasts: [apple.co/therestispolitics] (http://apple.co/therestispolitics) . TRIP TOUR: To buy tickets for our October Tour, just head to [www.therestispolitics.com] (http://www.therestispolitics.com/) Instagram: [@restispolitics] (https://www.instagram.com/restispolitics/) Twitter: [@RestIsPolitics] (https://twitter.com/RestIsPolitics) Email: [restispolitics@gmail.com] (mailto:restispolitics@gmail.com) Podcast Editor: James Hodgson Video Editor: Teo Ayodeji-Ansell Social Producer: Jess Kidson Assistant Producer: Fiona Douglas Producer: Nicole Maslen Senior Producer: Dom Johnson Head of Content: Tom Whiter Exec Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

10 Jul 2024

38 MINS

38:07

10 Jul 2024


#291

282. Starmer’s first week, Le Pen’s loss in France, and Iran’s new president

What has Keir Starmer’s new cabinet promised so far? What’s next for France after voters mobilised to stop Marine Le Pen’s far-right party from gaining power? Who is Iran’s new President, Masoud Pezeshkian? Join Rory Stewart and Alastair Campbell for the latest episode of The Rest Is Politics, where they answer all these questions and more. TRIP Plus: Become a member of The Rest Is Politics Plus to support the podcast, receive our exclusive newsletter, enjoy ad-free listening to both TRIP and Leading, benefit from discount book prices on titles mentioned on the pod, join our Discord chatroom, and receive early access to live show tickets and Question Time episodes. Just head to [therestispolitics.com] (http://therestispolitics.com/) to sign up, or start a free trial today on Apple Podcasts: [apple.co/therestispolitics] (http://apple.co/therestispolitics) . TRIP UK TOUR: To buy tickets for our October Tour, just head to [www.therestispolitics.com] (http://www.therestispolitics.com/) 🌏 Get our exclusive NordVPN deal here ➼ [https://nordvpn.com/restispolitics] (https://nordvpn.com/restispolitics)  It’s risk-free with Nord’s 30-day money-back guarantee! ✅ Instagram: [@restispolitics] (https://www.instagram.com/restispolitics/) Twitter: [@RestIsPolitics] (https://twitter.com/RestIsPolitics) Email: [restispolitics@gmail.com] (mailto:restispolitics@gmail.com) Video Editor: Teo Ayodeji-Ansell Social Producer: Jess Kidson Assistant Producer: Fiona Douglas Producer: Nicole Maslen Senior Producer: Dom Johnson Head of Content: Tom Whiter Exec Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

09 Jul 2024

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:27

09 Jul 2024


#290

281. How one night transformed British politics

What happens now? How radical will Starmer’s Labour be in government? Would a change of the voting system only further strengthen the far right? In the first episode of Keir Starmer’s premiership, Rory and Alastair answer all these questions and more. TRIP Plus: Become a member of The Rest Is Politics Plus to support the podcast, receive our exclusive newsletter, enjoy ad-free listening to both TRIP and Leading, benefit from discount book prices on titles mentioned on the pod, join our Discord chatroom, and receive early access to live show tickets and Question Time episodes. Just head to [therestispolitics.com] (http://therestispolitics.com/) to sign up, or start a free trial today on Apple Podcasts: [apple.co/therestispolitics] (http://apple.co/therestispolitics) . TRIP TOUR: To buy tickets for our October Tour, just head to [www.therestispolitics.com] (http://www.therestispolitics.com/) 🌏 Get our exclusive NordVPN deal here ➼ [https://nordvpn.com/restispolitics] (https://nordvpn.com/restispolitics)  It’s risk-free with Nord’s 30-day money-back guarantee! ✅ Instagram: [@restispolitics] (https://www.instagram.com/restispolitics/) Twitter: [@RestIsPolitics] (https://twitter.com/RestIsPolitics) Email: [restispolitics@gmail.com] (mailto:restispolitics@gmail.com) Podcast Editor: James Hodgson Video Editor: Teo Ayodeji-Ansell Social Producer: Jess Kidson Assistant Producer: Fiona Douglas Producer: Nicole Maslen Senior Producer: Dom Johnson Head of Content: Tom Whiter Exec Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

05 Jul 2024

28 MINS

28:25

05 Jul 2024


#289

280. Starmer’s Labour Landslide - 3:30am update

What should we make of Labour’s landslide election win? How big a force can Reform UK become in UK politics? Where next for the Tory Party? Join Rory and Alastair as they answer all this and more in a 3am edition of The Rest Is Politics. TRIP Plus: Become a member of The Rest Is Politics Plus to support the podcast, receive our exclusive newsletter, enjoy ad-free listening to both TRIP and Leading, benefit from discount book prices on titles mentioned on the pod, join our Discord chatroom, and receive early access to live show tickets and Question Time episodes. Just head to [therestispolitics.com] (http://therestispolitics.com/) to sign up, or start a free trial today on Apple Podcasts: [apple.co/therestispolitics] (http://apple.co/therestispolitics) . TRIP TOUR: To buy tickets for our October Tour, just head to [www.therestispolitics.com] (http://www.therestispolitics.com/) 🌏 Get our exclusive NordVPN deal here ➼ [https://nordvpn.com/restispolitics] (https://nordvpn.com/restispolitics)  It’s risk-free with Nord’s 30-day money-back guarantee! ✅ Instagram: [@restispolitics] (https://www.instagram.com/restispolitics/) Twitter: [@RestIsPolitics] (https://twitter.com/RestIsPolitics) Email: [restispolitics@gmail.com] (mailto:restispolitics@gmail.com) Podcast Editor: James Hodgson Video Editor: Teo Ayodeji-Ansell Social Producer: Jess Kidson Assistant Producer: Fiona Douglas Producer: Nicole Maslen Senior Producer: Dom Johnson Head of Content: Tom Whiter Exec Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

05 Jul 2024

24 MINS

24:26

05 Jul 2024


#288

279. The Day Britain Decides

What do politicians actually do on polling day? How does it feel to hear you’re the next prime minister? Should we care that The Sun has backed Labour? In the final episode of The Rest Is Politics before polling day, Rory and Alastair answer all these questions and more. TRIP Plus: Become a member of The Rest Is Politics Plus to support the podcast, receive our exclusive newsletter, enjoy ad-free listening to both TRIP and Leading, benefit from discount book prices on titles mentioned on the pod, join our Discord chatroom, and receive early access to live show tickets and Question Time episodes. Just head to [therestispolitics.com] (http://therestispolitics.com/) to sign up, or start a free trial today on Apple Podcasts: [apple.co/therestispolitics] (http://apple.co/therestispolitics) . TRIP TOUR: To buy tickets for our October Tour, just head to [www.therestispolitics.com] (http://www.therestispolitics.com/) 🌏 Get our exclusive NordVPN deal here ➼ [https://nordvpn.com/restispolitics] (https://nordvpn.com/restispolitics)  It’s risk-free with Nord’s 30-day money-back guarantee! ✅ Instagram: [@restispolitics] (https://www.instagram.com/restispolitics/) Twitter: [@RestIsPolitics] (https://twitter.com/RestIsPolitics) Email: [restispolitics@gmail.com] (mailto:restispolitics@gmail.com) Video Editor: Teo Ayodeji-Ansell Social Producer: Jess Kidson Assistant Producer: Fiona Douglas Producer: Nicole Maslen Senior Producer: Dom Johnson Head of Content: Tom Whiter Exec Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

03 Jul 2024

43 MINS

43:46

03 Jul 2024


#287

278. Question Time: How reliable are the polls?

What happens at Number 10 when there is a change of government? Are polls a help or hinderance to the parties pre-election day? What are the benefits of Joe Biden staying on as Presidential nominee? Rory and Alastair answer all these questions and more in this week's Question Time. TRIP Plus: Become a member of The Rest Is Politics Plus to support the podcast, receive our exclusive newsletter, enjoy ad-free listening to both TRIP and Leading, benefit from discount book prices on titles mentioned on the pod, join our Discord chatroom, and receive early access to live show tickets and Question Time episodes. Just head to [therestispolitics.com] (http://therestispolitics.com/) to sign up, or start a free trial today on Apple Podcasts: [apple.co/therestispolitics] (http://apple.co/therestispolitics) . TRIP TOUR: To buy tickets for our October Tour, just head to [www.therestispolitics.com] (http://www.therestispolitics.com/) 🌏 Get our exclusive NordVPN deal here ➼ [https://nordvpn.com/restispolitics] (https://nordvpn.com/restispolitics)  It’s risk-free with Nord’s 30-day money-back guarantee! ✅ Instagram: [@restispolitics] (https://www.instagram.com/restispolitics/) Twitter: [@RestIsPolitics] (https://twitter.com/RestIsPolitics) Email: [restispolitics@gmail.com] (mailto:restispolitics@gmail.com) Podcast Editor: Nathan Copelin Video Editor: Teo Ayodeji-Ansell Social Producer: Jess Kidson Assistant Producer: Fiona Douglas Producer: Nicole Maslen Senior Producer: Dom Johnson Head of Content: Tom Whiter Exec Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

03 Jul 2024

26 MINS

26:01

03 Jul 2024


#286

277. What stands in the way of a Labour landslide?

Which party has had the most effective campaign? Is there any way out for Macron in his fight against the far right and far left? Why are the Democrats closing rank over Joe Biden? Join Rory and Alastair as they answer all this and more on today's episode of The Rest Is Politics. TRIP Plus: Become a member of The Rest Is Politics Plus to support the podcast, receive our exclusive newsletter, enjoy ad-free listening to both TRIP and Leading, benefit from discount book prices on titles mentioned on the pod, join our Discord chatroom, and receive early access to live show tickets and Question Time episodes. Just head to [therestispolitics.com] (http://therestispolitics.com/) to sign up, or start a free trial today on Apple Podcasts: [apple.co/therestispolitics] (http://apple.co/therestispolitics) . TRIP UK TOUR: To buy tickets for our October Tour, just head to [www.therestispolitics.com] (http://www.therestispolitics.com/) 🌏 Get our exclusive NordVPN deal here ➼ [https://nordvpn.com/restispolitics] (https://nordvpn.com/restispolitics)  It’s risk-free with Nord’s 30-day money-back guarantee! ✅ Instagram: [@restispolitics] (https://www.instagram.com/restispolitics/) Twitter: [@RestIsPolitics] (https://twitter.com/RestIsPolitics) Email: [restispolitics@gmail.com] (mailto:restispolitics@gmail.com) Video Editor: Teo Ayodeji-Ansell Social Producer: Jess Kidson Assistant Producer: Fiona Douglas Producer: Nicole Maslen Senior Producer: Dom Johnson Head of Content: Tom Whiter Exec Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

02 Jul 2024

54 MINS

54:47

02 Jul 2024


#285

276. Why Joe Biden must step down

"Last night was a game changer. And the change that now has to come is to produce another game changer, which is a new Democratic candidate." In an emergency episode of The Rest Is Politics, Rory Stewart and Alastair Campbell follow on from Katty Kay and Anthony Scaramucci's reaction to Joe Biden's "horrific" performance in CNN's presidential debate against Donald Trump. TRIP Plus: Become a member of The Rest Is Politics Plus to support the podcast, receive our exclusive newsletter, enjoy ad-free listening to both TRIP and Leading, benefit from discount book prices on titles mentioned on the pod, join our Discord chatroom, and receive early access to live show tickets and Question Time episodes. Just head to [therestispolitics.com] (http://therestispolitics.com/) to sign up, or start a free trial today on Apple Podcasts: [apple.co/therestispolitics] (http://apple.co/therestispolitics) . TRIP UK TOUR: To buy tickets for our October Tour, just head to [www.therestispolitics.com] (http://www.therestispolitics.com/) 🌏 Get our exclusive NordVPN deal here ➼ [https://nordvpn.com/restispolitics] (https://nordvpn.com/restispolitics)  It’s risk-free with Nord’s 30-day money-back guarantee! ✅ Instagram: [@restispolitics] (https://www.instagram.com/restispolitics/) Twitter: [@RestIsPolitics] (https://twitter.com/RestIsPolitics) Email: [restispolitics@gmail.com] (mailto:restispolitics@gmail.com) Video Editor: Teo Ayodeji-Ansell Social Producer: Jess Kidson Assistant Producer: Fiona Douglas Producer: Nicole Maslen Senior Producer: Dom Johnson Head of Content: Tom Whiter Exec Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

28 Jun 2024

27 MINS

27:34

28 Jun 2024


#284

275. Advantage Trump: Will the Democrats move to replace Joe Biden?

What repercussions will Joe Biden's stumbling performance in the first presidential debate have on the race for the White House? Join Katty Kay and Anthony Scaramucci for their instant reaction to the Trump-Biden showdown that could have serious consequences in the battle to become the next president of the United States of America. This podcast was originally recorded as a YouTube livestream. You can watch it on catch-up here: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnBSJyL1FEA] (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnBSJyL1FEA) 🌏 Get our exclusive NordVPN deal here ➼ https://nordvpn.com/restispolitics It’s risk-free with Nord’s 30-day money-back guarantee! ✅ Instagram: [@RestPoliticsUS] (https://www.instagram.com/restpoliticsus/) Twitter: [@RestPoliticsUS] (https://twitter.com/RestPoliticsUS) Email: [restispolitics@gmail.com] (mailto:restispolitics@gmail.com) Video Editor: Teo Ayodeji-Ansell Social Producer: Jess Kidson Assistant Producer: Fiona Douglas Producer: Nicole Maslen Senior Producer: Dom Johnson Head of Content: Tom Whiter Exec Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

28 Jun 2024

42 MINS

42:21

28 Jun 2024


#283

274. Sunak vs Starmer: The Final Showdown

Who won the final leadership debate? Did Rishi Sunak's more aggressive tactics pay dividends? What will Team Starmer make of his performance in Nottingham? Join Rory and Alastair for the audio version of their post-debate live stream, which you can watch on catchup right now: [https://www.youtube.com/live/ya1K0WSvOAk?si=wEiWuvSldYgTeTy9] (https://www.youtube.com/live/ya1K0WSvOAk?si=wEiWuvSldYgTeTy9) TRIP Plus: Become a member of The Rest Is Politics Plus to support the podcast, receive our exclusive newsletter, enjoy ad-free listening to both TRIP and Leading, benefit from discount book prices on titles mentioned on the pod, join our Discord chatroom, and receive early access to live show tickets and Question Time episodes. Just head to [therestispolitics.com] (http://therestispolitics.com/) to sign up, or start a free trial today on Apple Podcasts: [apple.co/therestispolitics] (http://apple.co/therestispolitics) . TRIP UK TOUR: To buy tickets for our October Tour, just head to [www.therestispolitics.com] (http://www.therestispolitics.com/) 🌏 Get our exclusive NordVPN deal here ➼ [https://nordvpn.com/restispolitics] (https://nordvpn.com/restispolitics)  It’s risk-free with Nord’s 30-day money-back guarantee! ✅ Instagram: [@restispolitics] (https://www.instagram.com/restispolitics/) Twitter: [@RestIsPolitics] (https://twitter.com/RestIsPolitics) Email: [restispolitics@gmail.com] (mailto:restispolitics@gmail.com) Video Editor: Teo Ayodeji-Ansell Social Producer: Jess Kidson Assistant Producer: Fiona Douglas Producer: Nicole Maslen Senior Producer: Dom Johnson Head of Content: Tom Whiter Exec Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

26 Jun 2024

39 MINS

39:31

26 Jun 2024


#282

273. Question Time: Julian Assange, firing your friends, and why Labour should raise taxes

***TRIP post debate livestream - 9.30pm - Wednesday June 26th: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ya1K0WSvOAk] (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ya1K0WSvOAk) *** How will history remember Julian Assange? Why is Britain’s tax burden so high? Does loyalty come back to bite you in politics? Join Rory and Alastair as they answer all this and more on today’s episode of The Rest Is Politics: Question Time. TRIP Plus: Become a member of The Rest Is Politics Plus to support the podcast, receive our exclusive newsletter, enjoy ad-free listening to both TRIP and Leading, benefit from discount book prices on titles mentioned on the pod, join our Discord chatroom, and receive early access to live show tickets and Question Time episodes. Just head to [therestispolitics.com] (http://therestispolitics.com/) to sign up, or start a free trial today on Apple Podcasts: [apple.co/therestispolitics] (http://apple.co/therestispolitics) . TRIP UK TOUR: To buy tickets for our October Tour, just head to [www.therestispolitics.com] (http://www.therestispolitics.com/) 🌏 Get our exclusive NordVPN deal here ➼ [https://nordvpn.com/restispolitics] (https://nordvpn.com/restispolitics)  It’s risk-free with Nord’s 30-day money-back guarantee! ✅ Instagram: [@restispolitics] (https://www.instagram.com/restispolitics/) Twitter: [@RestIsPolitics] (https://twitter.com/RestIsPolitics) Email: [restispolitics@gmail.com] (mailto:restispolitics@gmail.com) Video Editor: Teo Ayodeji-Ansell Social Producer: Jess Kidson Assistant Producer: Fiona Douglas Producer: Nicole Maslen Senior Producer: Dom Johnson Head of Content: Tom Whiter Exec Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

26 Jun 2024

44 MINS

44:42

26 Jun 2024


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272. Sunak’s betting scandal, Farage in trouble, and will Rory vote Green?

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25 Jun 2024

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25 Jun 2024