Chopper’s Politics Podcast: Around the world in three interviews

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In a poor excuse for a summer holiday, Christopher Hope takes an audio journey starting in Washington, where Government trade adviser Shanker Singham tells us about the possibility of post-Brexit trade deals, why a deal with the US could affect your favourite tipple and why he thinks Liam Fox is the best choice to lead the WTO.

Dialling in from Germany, Stefanie Bolzen of German newspaper Die Welt discusses marches over masks and coronavirus conspiracies, and on home turf: author and FGM campaigner Nimco Ali on why women’s bodies are always political, and why she’s prepared to take flak for sticking up for Boris Johnson.

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