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Is Rishi ready?

37 min listen

In This Episode

On this week’s podcast:

We have a new prime minister, but is Rishi Sunak ready to take on the numerous problems that James Forsyth outlines in his cover piece for The Spectator this week? James is joined by writer and pollster Matt Goodwin to debate whether the Conservatives can turn it around in time for 2024 (00:50). 

Also this week:

Is the future of feminism conservative?

Louise Perry writes for the magazine this week that there has been a rightward shift in feminist thought, spearheaded by mothers coalescing online. She is joined by Victoria Smith, author of Hags: The Demonisation of Middle-Aged Women (15:30).

And finally:

The Spectator’s diary editor James Heale and the Sun’s political editor Harry Cole, are the authors of the new book Out of the Blue: The Unexpected Rise and Rapid Fall of Liz Truss. Now immortalised as a Twitter meme, they discuss the agony of rewrites and trying to keep pace with Truss’s doomed premiership (28:09). 

Hosted by William Moore. 

Produced by Oscar Edmondson.

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