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Episode summary: David is joined by Helen Thompson and Chris Brooke to try to get beyond the current crisis and work out where British politics is heading. How different is Starmer’s political programme likely to be from Corbyn’s? Can the Labour party become the party of the workers again? And is Brexit really going to happen without an extension and without a deal? Plus we explore the renewed influence of the trade unions and ask what it means for the political choices ahead. Talking Points: What kind of Labour Party is Keir Starmer looking to create? - He never presented himself as a Corbynite, though there are some significant leftward moves policy wise. - Labour is a more recognizably a social democratic party than it was during the new Labour era. - We probably will see party management return to something that is more familiar from Ed Miliband’s era. - Starmer seems to be moving away from a Green New Deal kind of Labour politics. Does moving back to being a workers’ party move you away from being a students’ party? -…

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