58. US politics: midterms meanings with Matthew Doyle

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Political anoraks in this country are fascinated by the extra pizzazz of American politics. Last week saw number of UK-based US experts skyrocket for the midterm elections. But who can you really trust on this stuff? And what was the real story in the results? Matthew Doyle is on hand to explain.

Meanwhile, Alison McGovern discusses the refugee crisis following her trip to Lebanon, where over a million displaced Syrians now live.

Further reading:

*Matthew Doyle: The politicians got it wrong – not the people

*A new world disorder – Mary Creagh on the new breed of strong men

*Volunteer for Refugee Action

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