Politics on the Couch looks at the way our minds respond to politics and the way politicians mess with our minds. In each episode award-winning political columnist Rafael Behr is joined by a distinguished expert drawn from the world of politics, psychology or philosophy. The show will appeal to any listener interested in taking a deep dive into how psychology drives everyone's political thought and behaviour. For more information about host Rafael Behr - www.rafaelbehr.com
Mar 14, 2023 • 51 minutes
Host Rafael Behr talks to Prof. Tim Bale about why people join political parties and how the members impact the whole of UK democracy.
Mar 8, 2023 • 54 minutes
France and Britain have been Western Europe's closest allies and oldest rivals, often at the same time. Why do such close neighbours find it so hard to get along?
Mar 4, 2023 • 60 minutes
Host Rafael Behr talks to dramatist James Graham
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