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Real Agenda Radio offers a range of content which aims to inform, inspire and involve those who want a democratic, inclusive and fairer society that respects human rights and protects the planet. The focus is on fixing the fundamental problems of our time, primarily the extreme economic inequality and the unnecessary financial hardship suffered by millions everyday by developing a political agenda that moves us from here to prosperity. That’s The Real Agenda. www.realagenda.org

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Real Agenda Radio offers a range of content which aims to inform, inspire and involve those who want a democratic, inclusive and fairer society that respects human rights and protects the planet. The focus is on fixing the fundamental problems of our time, primarily the extreme economic inequality and the unnecessary financial hardship suffered by millions everyday by developing a political agenda that moves us from here to prosperity. That’s The Real Agenda. www.realagenda.org

    Can the Teal Independents shake up democracy in Australia?

    Can the Teal Independents shake up democracy in Australia?

    Sydney Morning Herald, journalist Margot Saville, the author of The Teal Revolution talks about how a group of six women who stood as independents and won against the odds in the 2022 federal election in Australia. Are there lessons to be learned from this community politics approach to improve democracy in the UK and have more voters engaged in the process? The Real Agenda is presented by Tom Burgess and is a part of Real Agenda Radio, home of progressive political podcasts. www.realagendaradio.org

    • 26 min
    Has a revolution started here?

    Has a revolution started here?

    Anthea Simmons from the South Devon Primary talks to Tom Burgess about how a group of voters got together to make a difference in their community. In  South Devon there has been a Conservative MP for over 100 years often elected by a minority of registered voters. According to polls, the vast majority of the country are dissatisfied with the current government. so how could change happen in South Devon and across the country? www.realagendaradio.org

    • 31 min
    Coming Soon on The Real Agenda

    Coming Soon on The Real Agenda

    After a few months break, we are now back with some new shows and exciting new guests and presenters. In this election year, this next series will feature how we renew are democracy and improve political integrity
     
    First Up on The Real Agenda, we will be are looking at community driven democracy and talk to Anthea Simmons, one of the Co founders of South Devon Primary, the UK's first community-led political primary to unite the progressive majority around one candidate at the general election. We will also have an episode featuring The Teal Independents in Australia, where ten independent candidates were elected in 2022, for the 151 seat House of Representatives and one candidate for the Senate, of which seven were elected for the first time, these were largely female candidates challenging Liberal Party incumbent MPs. So, we talk to Sydney Morning Herald journalist Margot Saville who wrote the book The Teal Revolution. As Anthea Simmons of South Devon Primary said “The Teals were part of our inspiration...I think we all read The Teal Revolution by Margot!! “
    The Real Agenda is presented by Tom Burgess and is a part of Real Agenda Radio, home of progressive political podcasts.  www.realagendaradio.org

    • 4 min
    Which party is conservative now?

    Which party is conservative now?

    Today we will talk about which of the two main political parties is conservative? Or look at it another way which party is progressive? With similar economic policies especially related to tax, what’s the difference. Polling show a clear desire for a change of government but to what? Where is the vision, where is the compassion, where is the justice?
    In this series we address the issues that I highlight in my book, called From Here To Prosperity  where I propose an Agenda for Progressive Prosperity.
    Here on Real Agenda Radio you will find podcasts that seek to resolve the inequality and unnecessary hardship in the world, because that is the Real Agenda! www.realagendaradio.org www.fromheretoprosperity.org

    • 13 min
    One person's wealth is another’s cost of living crisis, with Phil White

    One person's wealth is another’s cost of living crisis, with Phil White

    What’s the big deal about Davos or is it just about Big deals. What really is the point of this annual January gathering in the snow of the rich and influential, what progress has it made. Yes, there is a connection between wealth and poverty. Today’s guest is Phil White who went to Davos with a placard TAX THE RICH, and a letter to the delegates on behalf of the self-styled Patriotic Millionaire a growing band of wealthy & super wealthy people who would like to see better public services and effective government by taxing the wealthy more. The Real Agenda is presented by Tom Burgess and is a part of Real Agenda Radio, home of progressive political podcasts. www.realagendaradio.org

    • 33 min
    What Future for Britain? with Ryan Wain

    What Future for Britain? with Ryan Wain

    As Britain struggles with a cost-of-living crisis, Brexit fall out and multiple strikes we wonder what is the future for Britain? Back in June 2022, there was an event in London entitled the Future of Britain. Billed as an ideas conference, about a new policy agenda and the new politics that the implementation of such an agenda will require. Ryan Wain, from the Tony Blair institute, one of the organisers explains   one of to find out more about what happened since this conference and how there could be a bright, more equitable future of Britain.
    The Real Agenda is presented by Tom Burgess and is a part of Real Agenda Radio, home of progressive political podcasts. www.realagendaradio.org

    • 34 min

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Mister Kiou ,

Changes in politics must happen - follow The Real Agenda to find out more!

Change in politics will happen - follow The Real Agenda and find out more!
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A very progressive and interesting podcast. Look forward to hearing more.

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