Intrigue worthy of Shakespeare

Some people love politics the way others love soap opera. They follow the plots and intrigue not out of a worthy interest in this or that policy but for the sheer human spectacle. For those so inclined, I often recommend an obsessive interest in the US: the outsized egos, the extravagant characters, the perennial culture wars are all reliably gripping.

Published by: The Jewish Chronicle

Politics Weekly podcast: Gay marriage and the UK census

The release of data from the 2011 UK census has given statistical weight to perceptions that the country is changing fast. Britons are not only less white, less Christian and less likely to marry than 10 years ago, they are more likely to have a univer...

Published by: The Guardian