An Era-Defining Political Comeback—Aaron Bastani Meets Lutfur Rahman

In the 2022 local elections, something unprecedented happened in Tower Hamlets, a borough in East London. Not only did the constituents elect a mayor previously banned from taking part in politics, but that candiate’s party, Aspire, took the council from Labour.

Aaron Bastani speaks to Lutfur Rahman, the new mayor of Tower Hamlets.

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