Politics Weekly podcast: Ed Miliband’s speech to the anti-cuts rally

Ed Miliband's speech to the Trades Union Congress anti-cuts march and rally in London Saturday got a mixed reception from activists and columnists this week. Some questioned the Labour leader's wisdom in deciding to appear at a trade union event, while others bristled at his comparisons of the fight against cuts with major historical civil rights protests.

What is multiculturalism?

David Cameron and Angela Merkel have both announced the failure of multiculturalism. The Guardian’s Jonathan Freedland and Matthias Matussek of Der Spiegel talk about the implications of their statements