British scandals, global recession, and Elvis

Join Rory and Alastair as they discuss British scandals, moments of madness, civil service interventions, Starmer on Brexit, technocracy, global economic recession, tech bubbles, China and Taiwan, Xi Jinping, Britain's dwindling military, Lebedev, Elvis, Jimmy Carter and a tribute to Peter Brook.Reading list:Xi Jinping: The Most Powerful Man in the World - Stefan Aust and Adrian GeigesStarmer is right to say Brexit won’t be reversed (The Times) - William HagueMozart in Motion - Patrick MackieThe State We're In: Alastair Campbell Meets Rory Stewart (Men's Health) - Alastair CampbellInstagram:@restispoliticsTwitter:@RestIsPoliticsEmail:[email protected]: Dom JohnsonExec Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack DavenportThe New European Offer: theneweuropean.co.uk/trip See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Two men who’ve been at the heart of the political world - former Downing Street Director of Communications and Strategy Alastair Campbell and cabinet minister Rory Stewart - join forces from across the political divide. The Rest Is Politics lifts the lid on the secrets of Westminster, offering an insider’s view on politics at home and abroad, while bringing back the lost art of disagreeing agreeably. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.