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Jon Stewart: has the Special Relationship turned sour?

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The US and the UK: divided by a common language, or united in chaos?

Armando and Anoosh speak to the American satirist and broadcaster Jon Stewart, and the journalist Sam Walker to compare US and UK politics. They discuss whether the chaos and division of US political life is a warning for the UK, and whether discourse in Britain is heading in a similar direction.


Jon Stewart is one of the United States' leading political satirists and broadcasters. He was the long-running host of The Daily Show from 1999-2015, and now hosts The Problem with Jon Stewart an Apple TV+

Sam Walker is a British journalist and broadcaster living in Arizona, Texas. She is the host of the podcast Sam Walker's Desert Diaries.


This episode was originally published in the New Statesman podcast feed on Nov 11, 2022.

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