The Edition

Kremlin crack-up: who’s out to get Putin?

39 min listen

This week:

In his cover piece for the magazine Owen Matthews writes about the power struggle at the heart of Russia. He is joined by Jade McGlynn, specialist in Russian Studies at the Monterey Initiative, to discuss whether Putin might be running out of time (01:00).

Also on the podcast: 

Has America’s pot policy gone to pot? 

In The Spectator this week Mike Adams says that US cannabis legislation has been a total failure, a view contested by Katya Kowalski, Head of Operations at drug policy think tank Voltface. They both join The Edition podcast to debate the way forward for cannabis legalisation (16:26).

And finally: 

Should we pity privileged men? 

For our magazine Damian Reilly writes about The Privileged Man, the support group for men that have it all. He is joined by co-founder of the community Esmond Baring to consider why everyone should be encouraged to speak up about their struggles (30:44). 

Hosted by Lara Prendergast and William Moore. 

Produced by Oscar Edmondson. 

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