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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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    • 4.5 • 40 Ratings

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

    Dark Biden and the Leaderless World Order

    Dark Biden and the Leaderless World Order

    The political systems of the west are visibly decomposing. Who could represent this more than Joe Biden - the exhausted avatar of a dying world?

    • 8 min
    Do You Remember Sturgeon's Golden Lockdown?

    Do You Remember Sturgeon's Golden Lockdown?

    Nicola Sturgeon was hailed as a hero during lockdown, despite there being no evidence of her supposedly benign regime. The cabin fever has now broken - but what did it all mean?

    • 8 min
    Scotland's Covid Reckoning: 1 - Neil Findlay

    Scotland's Covid Reckoning: 1 - Neil Findlay

    In a new podcast series, James Foley and Ewan Kerr will interview key players and experts in Scotland's Covid saga. Cutting through mythology and posturing, they will ask the big questions about democracy, governance, class and power so often obscured in recent years.

    In this first episode, James and Ewan speak to Neil Findlay, former Labour MP and arch critic of the Scottish Government's handling of the Covid pandemic. They discuss the insults levelled at Findlay in uncovered government Whatsapp chats, what light the Covid inquiry casts on Sturgeonism in general, and the scandal of Covid era deaths in Scottish care homes.

    • 56 min
    Sunday Sermon: In 2024, Liberal War Hawks Are Getting Honest

    Sunday Sermon: In 2024, Liberal War Hawks Are Getting Honest

    From Scotland and London to Washington, liberal defenders of good governance and equality are finally admitting what we all knew - they just want to defend US global power, no matter the cost in blood and destruction.

    • 8 min
    Sunday Sermon: Scotland's Bombs Over Yemen

    Sunday Sermon: Scotland's Bombs Over Yemen

    As bombs from Fife pound Yemen and Gaza, David Jamieson asks where Scots wish to stand in our changing world.

    • 9 min
    Conter's Plans for 2024

    Conter's Plans for 2024

    Co-editors David Jamieson and Jonathon Shafi review the year, thank subscribers for all their support in 2023, and look forward to big changes in the new year.

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
40 Ratings

40 Ratings

Andy White, York ,

Distinctive Scottish socialist take on a rapidly changing world

Where else can you get a radical left podcast that isn’t afraid to get critical about the EU, Ukraine and the SNP? They’re pro-Scottish independence but fundamentally anti-capitalist, with a global outlook. It’s a perspective that might be too negative for some (cf. Lesley Riddoch’s term “the miserablists”) but they always leave me feeling cheered up. I’m just relieved that, with events internationally becoming ever more entwined with politics at home, we’ve got people who are sharp enough and brave enough to join the dots. Recommended!

Lady Nairne ,

Thought provoking

If you’ve got this far, you’ll enjoy it.

Thoughtful, concise and well produced socialist discussion that has never been more relevant and essential. Reminds you of ideals we can and should be striving to move towards.

Will Henaghan ,

Yes

Get on the Contercast it’s great.

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