The PoliticalButterfly Effect
Did a drunken headbutt cause Brexit? Did the salty, yeasty sandwich spread Bovril keep Britain out of the Euro? Did the Black Panthers spur modern gun policy in America? And did a doomed West End musical about Leonardo Da Vinci shape Australia’s Turn The Boats Around immigration policy? Rather than just shrugging like the rest of us, in these pocket-sized 15 minute episodes for BBC Radio 4, The Guardian Media Editor Jim Waterson zooms in on the Sliding Doors moments that shaped our political epoch.