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I am a writer and political commentator. I mainly write for The Telegraph and – an online magazine of politics, economics, culture and ideas but can be found on various platforms.

The Great Unravelling is an irreverent podcast out every fortnight with writer and political commentator Ben Kelly (me) and his long-suffering friend Mat Walker. Over a few drinks these fed up, nearly middle-aged dad discuss current affairs and social issues before veering off course and bollocking on about their jaded, pandemic tainted lives and unravelling minds.