Special Update: Report from the coup August 2019

This is an unprecedented podcast for Explaining History, but in 2019 here in Britain we're in uncharted constitutional territory. I try not to engage too much in political podcasting because I wanted the podcast to connect with a broad audience but I feel it would be intellectually dishonest to talk about political history each week and ignore the crisis in Britain at the moment. To listeners around the world who want to understand why an unelected British Prime Minister is planning to suspend the country's parliament, here is a brief explainer.


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