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.
Dec 22, 2022 • 60 minutes
A conversation about what it means to be conscious and the political implications for a future where machines are cleverer than humans.
Jul 14, 2022 • 79 minutes
Dr Karen Stenner talks to Rafael Behr about the authoritarian personality and why it plays such an important part in political behaviour.
Jul 7, 2022 • 62 minutes
Rafael Behr talks to pollster and political strategist James Johnson about what's next for Labour (on the morning Johnson announces his resignation).
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