10 episodes

No nonsense conversation exploring news, politics and culture hosted by Jim Slaven.

Our podcast title is a play on the James Connolly quote:

"All hail to the mob, the incarnation of progress!"

All Hail To The Pod All Hail To The Pod

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    • 4.7 • 20 Ratings

No nonsense conversation exploring news, politics and culture hosted by Jim Slaven.

Our podcast title is a play on the James Connolly quote:

"All hail to the mob, the incarnation of progress!"

    Rebel: Elizabeth Gurley Flynn

    Rebel: Elizabeth Gurley Flynn

    Jim Slaven chats to activist and scholar Mary Anne Trasciatti in New York about the life and work of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn. This is the final episode in Season Three of All Hail To The Pod. Patreon subscribers will receive advanced access to exciting new content produced by Cowgate Media over the summer. We are … Continue reading Rebel: Elizabeth Gurley Flynn →

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Infant Removals In Scotland

    Infant Removals In Scotland

    Why are so many children in Scotland being taken from their mothers at birth or early in their lives? All Hail To The Pod speaks to mothers whose children have been removed and researchers investigating the situation. Maggie Mellon hosts this episode of the Pod and is joined by Talia and Steph, two mothers who … Continue reading Infant Removals In Scotland →

    • 57 min
    Working Class Creativity And Covid

    Working Class Creativity And Covid

    In this episode Jim Slaven chats to political and community activist Sean Baillie about his photo journal, Locked Down. They discuss Sean’s work chronicling life in Glasgow during the pandemic, the Scottish election, what it all means for the left and working class creativity during Covid. Sean’s Photo Journal can be purchased directly here. To … Continue reading Working Class Creativity And Covid →

    • 49 min
    Scotland’s Drug Deaths Crisis

    Scotland’s Drug Deaths Crisis

    Scotland’s drug deaths rate is 15 times the European average and an international embarrassment. Michael Collins is from Glasgow and currently Strategic Policy and Planning Director at the Office of the State’s Attorney for Baltimore City. Having previously worked in Washington DC on progressive drugs policy with some of the most prominent politicians in the … Continue reading Scotland’s Drug Deaths Crisis →

    • 57 min
    Women And Scotland’s Election

    Women And Scotland’s Election

    In this episode of the Pod a panel of women activists, chaired by Maggie Mellon, discuss the forthcoming election to the Scottish Parliament. Participants are Julie Smith, Rhona Hotchkiss and Colette Walker. Further election specials exploring issues of importance in Scotland will be released in the run up to May’s election. To win the battle … Continue reading Women And Scotland’s Election →

    • 57 min
    Path Of Most Resistance

    Path Of Most Resistance

    In this episode Jim chats to Derry singer/songwriter Declan McLaughlin about his fascinating career, growing up in Derry during the war, and the relationship between music and working class politics on his new album Path of Most Resistance. The new album and Declan’s back catalogue can be purchased at Here. To win the battle of … Continue reading Path Of Most Resistance →

    • 50 min

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20 Ratings

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Great podcasts and learning 🍀💚

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