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The Bunker
The Bunker

News and politics unlocked, from the producers of Oh God, What Now? The Bunker is fearless, independent politics talk for Britain and... more

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Inside Rwanda: The dictatorship Braverman dreams about

Suella Braverman’s plan to send refugees to Rwanda has been described as inhuman. But what is the country actually like?... more

24 Mar 2023 · 27 minutes
Does the UK face extinction? – Fintan O’Toole on the Union’s future

The UK is “muddling towards extinction”, says the Irish thinker and journalist Fintan O’Toole. Neglected by a Westminster political class... more

23 Mar 2023 · 29 minutes
NATO on my watch: Is the military alliance fit for purpose?

NATO’s power has been thrown into sharp focus amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. How does it operate – and what... more

22 Mar 2023 · 32 minutes
The Iraq War changed everything. What have we learned?

The Iraq War began 20 years ago – what lessons have been, and what must still be, learned from this... more

21 Mar 2023 · 34 minutes
Let’s get ready to grumble – Start Your Week with Gavin Esler and Alex Andreou

Both Boris Johnson and Donald Trump are in hot water – how will each try to wriggle their way out... more

20 Mar 2023 · 33 minutes
Reasonable doubt: How society got its rules wrong

Most people consider themselves reasonable. But are they? And what rules is that notion defined by? Siân Pattenden is joined... more

19 Mar 2023 · 31 minutes
Bunker USA: America’s economy faces a Liz Truss moment

As Republicans play chicken with the debt ceiling, could America suffer a Liz Truss-esque financial meltdown? Alex Andreou speaks to... more

18 Mar 2023 · 30 minutes
The Budget that wasn’t – Hunt’s plans explained

Tax breaks for the 1%, business giveaways that won’t make a difference, free child care that turns out to be... more

17 Mar 2023 · 30 minutes
Who’s pushing all these Russians out of windows?

The unexpected “accidental” deaths of prominent Russians have become a dark joke in the West. But the truth about ‘Sudden... more

16 Mar 2023 · 30 minutes
The external forces warping Syria’s civil war

The war in Syria began twelve years ago today. But who are the key players in this complex conflict? And... more

15 Mar 2023 · 28 minutes
The Bunker
Inside Rwanda: The dictatorship Braverman dreams about
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