Episode 072

The electoral kaleidoscope has been shaken and the pieces are in flux. But where will they land? After last week’s election it certainly appeared Britain had turned deep blue. But has it? Only 24 percent of the British people voted for David Cameron and yet he has untrammelled power for the next five, long years.

More cuts and austerity and undreamt off privatizations are on the horizon. For our first post-election show, we've assembled two of the most astute observers of the British political scene: Seumas Milne, the associate editor of the Guardian newspaper, and Neil Clark one of Britain's shrewdest political analysts. We ask what mandate David Cameron really has?

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