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Why Europe riots

36 min listen

This week:

In the magazine we look at the recent protests in France. The Spectator’s Douglas Murray argues that racism is not the problem but that a significant chunk of the unintegrated immigrant population is. He is joined by Dr Rakib Ehsan, author of Beyond Grievance: What the Left Gets Wrong about Ethnic Minorities, to investigate why Europe riots. (01:16)

Also this week:

Journalist Ivo Dawnay and The Spectator’s associate editor Toby Young discuss the plight of ‘politically exposed persons’ in the magazine this week. This is of course in light of the news that Nigel Farage has had his bank account closed, with many speculating he has been ‘debanked’ simply because of his political views and associations. Ivo and Toby both join the podcast to discuss  the ‘debanking’ crisis. (18:11). 

And finally: 

Wimbledon might be on, but it is padel that William Skidelsky is more excited about in his piece for the magazine this week, as he charts the rise of the increasingly popular racket sport. He joins the podcast alongside Tia Norton, British female number one padel player. (27:45)

Hosted by Lara Prendergast and William Moore. 

Produced by Oscar Edmondson.


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