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Conter Radio streams a range of podcasts from, or associated with, Conter.scot - Against the Scottish Establishment.

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    • 4.7 • 33 Ratings

Conter Radio streams a range of podcasts from, or associated with, Conter.scot - Against the Scottish Establishment.

    Scotland After Britain: Ep1 - What's Wrong with Britain?

    Scotland After Britain: Ep1 - What's Wrong with Britain?

    We spoke to Ben Wray and James Foley, co-authors with the late Neil Davidson of Scotland After Britain: The Two Souls of Scottish Independence, about contradictions of British capitalism.

    Why do the authors think Scottish independence is the best response to the problem of Britain, rather than Labourism?

    • 40 min
    The Disappearing Independence Movement?

    The Disappearing Independence Movement?

    We’ve just launched Conter Radio. A raft of new, free podcasts examining international affairs, political economy, Scottish politics and much more are on their way.

    To mark the occasion, we are publishing some podcasts that were previously behind a paywall.

    With British capitalism in crisis and sliding down the international rankings, whatever happened to Scottish independence? In this episode, we spoke to Jonathon Shafi, author of the independence captured newsletter, about whether the SNP’s strategy represents the dead end of its gradualist approach over recent years.

    • 36 min
    Sunday Sermon: Tax Cuts and Economic Warfare

    Sunday Sermon: Tax Cuts and Economic Warfare

    In his first Sunday Sermon, David Jamieson talks the new Tory Tax regime, its impact in Scotland, and sanctions on Russia.

    • 10 min
    Enemy Within Ep. 1: Queue Anon

    Enemy Within Ep. 1: Queue Anon

    James Foley and Pete Ramand look back on the bizarre spectacle of national mourning.

    - What does the Monarchy represent in British ideological life?
    - Should strikes have been suspended?
    - What does dislike of Meghan Markle mean?

    • 35 min
    The Dead Hand of Labourism, with Paul O'Connell

    The Dead Hand of Labourism, with Paul O'Connell

    We’ve just launched Conter Radio. A raft of new, free podcasts examining international affairs, political economy, Scottish politics and much more are on their way.

    To mark the occasion, we are publishing some of podcasts that were previously behind a paywall.

    In this episode, I speak to Paul O’Connell about Labourism – its lasting hold on the British left, how it has undermined the workers’ movement, and how it could be usurped by something more dynamic and radical

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Conter Capital: 1 - Socialism for the Rich?

    Conter Capital: 1 - Socialism for the Rich?

    Conter Capital is a new podcast from David Jamieson and Gregor Clunie, exploring capitalist economics in a period of crisis and transformation.

    In this first episode, they discuss the meaning of ‘socialism for the rich’. Why has Truss just bailed out the big corporations for the third time since 2008? How did capitalism end-up so dependent on state intervention to protect its swollen banks and monopolies?

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
33 Ratings

33 Ratings

Will Henaghan ,

Yes

Get on the Contercast it’s great.

DarynShepherd ,

Definitely

The sort of non conforming political chat-cast I was looking for in the landscape of becoming well annoyed with the guardian this week in politics-but-is-it-really-too-different-from-what-Andrew-Neil-is-peddlin’ crap. These guys are pure.

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