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"Hard Facts" with presenter John Wight. In this dynamic, half-hour weekly show we take to the streets to get public opinion on a key news story and John Wight interviews an expert for deeper analysis on the subject.

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"Hard Facts" with presenter John Wight. In this dynamic, half-hour weekly show we take to the streets to get public opinion on a key news story and John Wight interviews an expert for deeper analysis on the subject.

    War With Iran? Seriously, Mr. Trump?

    War With Iran? Seriously, Mr. Trump?

    With the war drums beating ever louder in Washington when it comes to Iran, Iranian academic and political analyst, Mohammad Marandi, joins John Wight to offer his expert analysis on Trump's latest volley of incendiary rhetoric, levelled this time against the Islamic Republic and delivered, as is the President's wont, via Twitter

    • 27 min
    White Helmets Evacuated From Syria as Western Strategic Objectives Unravel

    White Helmets Evacuated From Syria as Western Strategic Objectives Unravel

    Former UK ambassador to Syria, Peter Ford, joins our host, John Wight, to discuss the significance of the evacuation of hundreds of members of the White Helmets from south western Syria.

    • 27 min
    After Helsinki: Russia Must Be Destroyed

    After Helsinki: Russia Must Be Destroyed

    The Helsinki summit meeting between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin should have been hailed as a momentous event, considering the catastrophic state of US-Russia relations. But instead the US President Trump has been branded a traitor by the western media and political class, as John Wight and George Szamuely discuss.

    • 26 min
    Imperialism on Trial

    Imperialism on Trial

    This week former UK Ambassador to Syria, Peter Ford, joins us to discuss Imperialism in our time, just as the Imperialism on Trial tour kicks off in the UK.

    • 26 min
    World Cup in Russia and Why Football Matters

    World Cup in Russia and Why Football Matters

    This week's Hard Facts looks at what is proving to be one of the most memorable World Cups ever, with Moscow-based radio host Alan Moore.

    • 28 min
    Mass Migration, White Supremacy and The Sanctimony of Liberal America

    Mass Migration, White Supremacy and The Sanctimony of Liberal America

    On this week's show Professor Gerald Horne joins John Wight to discuss the immigration scandal engulfing the US at the moment, as they consider what is really behind Trump's zero tolerance policy towards migrants.

    • 27 min

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