These Times


These Times


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UnHerd political editor Tom McTague and Cambridge professor Helen Thompson team up to investigate the history of today’s politics — and what it means for our future. Each week they will explore the great forces, ideas and events that led us to where we are, whether in Britain, the United States, Europe or beyond. It’s a politics podcast for those who want a deeper, historical understanding of the news, to understand what has really shaped our world and why. We hope you enjoy! Don’t forget to rate, like and subscribe wherever you get your podcasts — and, of course, to get in...

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Score: 4

James Marriot • The Times UK May 5, 2023

"These Times is the slicker, more commercial proposition. There is surprisingly funky theme music. There is smoothly integrated archive audio. McTague the chirpy journalist. Thompson the drier academic. It’s a promising sign that they’re not afraid to disagree."

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