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The official podcast of musician and author, James Kennedy. Exploring music, politics, society, books and whatever else happens along the way. Featuring awesome guests every week. Subscribe and join the conversation! Check out James's other pages at : https://linktr.ee/jameskennedyuk
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The James Kennedy Podcast James Kennedy

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    • 4.4 • 7 Ratings

The official podcast of musician and author, James Kennedy. Exploring music, politics, society, books and whatever else happens along the way. Featuring awesome guests every week. Subscribe and join the conversation! Check out James's other pages at : https://linktr.ee/jameskennedyuk
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    #63 - Mother Mother - Grief Chapter, art & Tik Tok

    #63 - Mother Mother - Grief Chapter, art & Tik Tok

    Ryan Guldemond is the singer, guitarist and producer in the Canadian indie rock band, 'Mother Mother'. We chat about the band's latest album 'Grief Chapter', writers block, songwriting, staying true to your art, going viral on Tik Tok, AI, the music industry and their current world tour. Mother Mother can be followed at :
    www.instagram.com/mothermothermusic
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    More about me at : ⁠https://linktr.ee/jameskennedyuk
    And check out my music page at : https://open.spotify.com/artist/3lEqaRUCAWev5aIuwEJadY
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    • 43 min
    #62 - Sarah Wilkinson - Palestine Action

    #62 - Sarah Wilkinson - Palestine Action

    Sarah Wilkinson is an British activist who began her career as a graphic designer and illustrator, before branching into journalism and editing. She has been a supporter of Palestine for 50 years, and a vocal pro-active campaigner since the First Intifada - here she speaks with me as an activist with Palestine Action, a direct action group campaigning for a free Palestine. We talk about Palestine Action's success in closing down several Elbit arms factories, why and how direct action works, the Netzarim Corridor, the Israel lobby, protest, a harrowing update on the current situation in Gaza and how you can help. Palestine Action can be found at :
    https://twitter.com/Pal_action
    And Sarah can be found at : https://twitter.com/swilkinsonbc
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    • 44 min
    #61 - Matthew Alford - The CIA and Hollywood

    #61 - Matthew Alford - The CIA and Hollywood

    Dr Matthew Alford is a lecturer in politics at Bath University, an author, documentary film maker and a leading authority on the governments relationship with Hollywood. In this episode we chat about how Chomsky's Propaganda Model applies to movie making in maintaining America's image both at home and around the world using real examples from movies such as Top Gun, American Sniper, Hulk, Independence Day, Meet The Parents and Iron Man. Matthew explains how the department of defense, the CIA and the police all have roles in shaping the scripts and the production of movies so that they conform to the preferred narrative of american foreign policy and domestic propaganda. We also chat about the music industry, Bollywood, social media and much more. Matthew Alford can be found at :
    https://drmattalford.substack.com and
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmFfPcW_KMArhjNb0zmO1PA
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    • 1 hr 9 min
    #60 - Dr Dean Burnett - the brain, emotions, evolution & mental health

    #60 - Dr Dean Burnett - the brain, emotions, evolution & mental health

    Dr Dean Burnett is a neuro-scientist, a lecturer, a best selling author and a podcaster from South Wales. On this episode he chats with me about how the brain works, the role of emotions, neuroplasticity, social media, AI, evolution, the brains flaws, trauma, the interesting effect that music has on the brain, psychedelics and much more. A fascinating and fun conversation. Dean can be found at :
    www.deanburnett.com
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    • 1 hr 17 min
    #59 - Mario Radetzky & Blackout Problems bring the Riot

    #59 - Mario Radetzky & Blackout Problems bring the Riot

    Mario Radetzky is the singer in the German band, 'Blackout Problems'. On this episode, we chat about their brand new album 'Riot', mixing the personal and political through their lyrics, self producing, touring the UK after Brexit, their insane tour with Enter Shikari and Fever 333...and service stations! Blackout Problems can be found at :
    https://www.blackoutproblems.com
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    • 46 min
    #58 - Srecko Horvat - Empire, Europe, AI, the future & punk rock

    #58 - Srecko Horvat - Empire, Europe, AI, the future & punk rock

    Srećko Horvat is a Croatian philosopher, author and political activist. Here we chat about the clashing empires of the USA, Russia and China, AI, Europe, Günther Anders, Yanis Varoufakis, Julian Assange, Jeremy Corbyn, immigration, the left, the climate crisis, Kafka, what he's doing with the ISSA school on the island of Vis...and his surprising background in punk rock and our mutual love of Rage Against The Machine. It's a deep, broad and thought provoking conversation. Srećko can be found at : https://twitter.com/HorvatSrecko
    And more on ISSA is at : https://issa-school.org/
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    • 1 hr 8 min

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