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The Liberal Elite

Matthew Sweet is joined by MP Douglas Carswell, professor David Runciman, Eliane Glaser and Lynsey Hanley to discuss our mistrust of elites.

Matthew Sweet discusses elites and their role in contemporary politics, with Douglas Carswell, MP for Clacton; Professor David Runciman, Head of the Department of Politics & International Studies at the University of Cambridge; Eliane Glaser, writer and Senior Lecturer at Bath Spa University; and Lynsey Hanley, visiting Fellow in Cultural Studies at Liverpool John Moores University.

Eliane Glaser's most recent book is called Get Real: How to See Through the Hype, Spin and Lies of Modern Life

Lynsey Hanley's most recent book is Estates: An Intimate History

Producer: Luke Mulhall.

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45 minutes

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Role Contributor
Presenter Matthew Sweet
Interviewed Guest Douglas Carswell
Interviewed Guest David Runciman
Interviewed Guest Eliane Glaser
Interviewed Guest Lynsey Hanley
Producer Luke Mulhall

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