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Who’s afraid of Keir Starmer?

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This week:

Who’s afraid of Keir Starmer?

In his cover piece for the magazine, The Spectator’s Editor Fraser Nelson says that without a Labour demon to point at the Tories stand little chance in the next election. He joins the podcast alongside journalist Paul Mason, to discuss why Keir Starmer is so hard to vilify (01:10). 

Also this week:

In the magazine, The Spectator’s newsletter editor Hannah Tomes exposes the social media campaign targeting young women, such as herself, to freeze and donate their eggs. She joins the podcast alongside Sophia Money-Coutts, host of the Freezing Time podcast, to consider whether it is right to market this as an altruistic undertaking (16:58).

And finally:

This week saw Prince Harry’s bombshell memoir Spare hit the shelves. Novelist and critic Philip Hensher writes a scathing review for the magazine and is joined by Kara Kennedy, staff writer at the Spectator World, to go through the best  – or perhaps the worst – details in the book (26:39).  

Hosted by William Moore. 

Produced by Oscar Edmondson. 

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