52: Lords Almighty! Unpicking that rebellion with our special guest, Greens co-leader CAROLINE LUCAS MP
After those pesky, meddlin’ peers in the House of Lords took a wrecking ball to Theresa May’s Brexit policy, we sort through the rubble with our special guest, Greens co-leader and Brighton Pavilion MP CAROLINE LUCAS.
Are the Greens picking up votes because unlike everyone but the Lib Dems, they’re proudly and unabashedly anti-Brexit? How do they square some of their Lexity supporters with their internationalist instincts? And why is the freebooting neoliberal Single Market ironically quite good for green politics after all?
Plus: Are we really going to join the EEA? Does the Lords rebellion mean that Jeremy Corbyn has run out of procrastinating time too? Why is Gavin Williamson a “ham-faced cretin”? What does the resignation of friend of the show Heidi Alexander from Parliament mean for Remain? And all the white-hot tariff talk you can handle…
“Brexit is like being sold a lovely mansion in the countryside and then finding you’ve bought a hovel with no plumbing.”
This week’s REMAINIACS is presented by Dorian Lynskey with Naomi Smith and Ian Dunt. Audio production: Sophie Black. Producer: Andrew Harrison. Remainiacs is a Podmasters production.
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