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BY Alastair Benn | afbenn95   /  26 February 2018

We launched ‘The Reaction Podcast’ just over a month ago – we have a weekly discussion of news and current affairs with the Reaction editorial team and special features and interviews from time to time.

Last week, I sat down with Lara Prendergast, Assistant Editor of the Spectator, and Editor of the Coffee House blog. It was a fascinating discussion – we discussed the way in which identity politics has changed both the Labour and the Tory party a propos Corbyn and Rees-Mogg.

Listen in here.

Olivia and I debate Will Dry, co-founder of ‘Our Future, Our Choice’, a youth activist movement dedicated to stopping Brexit. This campaign has got some high-profile (yet widely reviled) backers including Alastair Campbell and Lord Adonis. It has had a pretty easy ride in the media but we made sure to focus on the organization’s poor use of statistics and a real shallowness of thought.

It gets pretty heated. Listen in here.

We recorded our weekly podcast on Thursday. Iain gives some great insight into what the ERG group report means for the Brexit negotiations. We also discuss Corbyn’s interest in Czech culture and politics and whether America has reached a tipping point on gun legislation.

Click here to listen.

That’s all from me and I hope you enjoy the podcasts.
Alastair Benn
Reaction editorial team