Rafael Behr talks to Matt d'Ancona about his new book: 'Identity, Ignorance, Innovation: Why the Old Politics is Useless - and what to do about it.'
They discuss why the 'liberal left' needs to adapt to a new politics that is being shaped much more by digital networks and identity politics than the older institutional forces.
Matt joined The Sunday Telegraph in 1996 as deputy comment editor and columnist, before becoming deputy editor. He wrote a weekly political column in The Sunday Telegraph for a decade.
He succeeded Boris Johnson as editor of The Spectator.
In January 2015, d'Ancona joined The Guardian as a weekly columnist.
He left the paper in 2019 to become an editor and partner at https://www.tortoisemedia.com
He also writes columns for the Evening Standard, GQ and The New York Times.
He is chairman of the liberal Conservative think tank, Bright Blue, a trustee of the Science Museum and a Visiting Research Fellow at Queen Mary University of London.