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Who are the new elites? In conversation with Matt Goodwin

Who are the new elites? In conversation with Matt Goodwin

Nick Spencer speaks with academic author Matthew Goodwin. 05/12/2023

“Elites have open contempt for those who are not members of their rarefied class.” So claimed no less than Rupert Murdoch, friend of PMs and presidents, in his resignation letter.

Is he right? Is there a “new elite”? If so, who are they and what do they believe in? And are they really in charge in now?

In this week’s episode, Nick Spencer speaks to Matt Goodwin about his book Values, Voice and Virtue: The New British Politics

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Nick Spencer

Nick Spencer

Nick is Senior Fellow at Theos. He is the author of a number of books and reports, including Magisteria: the entangled histories of science and religion (Oneworld, 2023), The Political Samaritan: how power hijacked a parable (Bloomsbury, 2017), The Evolution of the West (SPCK, 2016) and Atheists: The Origin of the Species (Bloomsbury, 2014). He is host of the podcast Reading Our Times.

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Posted 5 December 2023

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