UK Election, Brexit and the Rise of the Right: In Conversation with Professor Robert Ford

On Thursday, the United Kingdom is heading to the polls for the 3rd time in the last 4 years. As the Brexit saga drags on, the stakes for the future of the country and its place in the European Union are at all-time high. 

Robert Ford is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Manchester. He works in the areas of public opinion, electoral choice and party politics. He has co-authored a book titled the “Revolt on the Right” which examines the rise of the UK Independence Party. 

His work regularly appears in the Guardian and you can follow him on twitter @robfordmancs 

He joined Executive Director Alex Gold-Apel in studio on November 7th. 

This episode was produced with the assistance of Thea Koper. 

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