Jazza and Jimmy talk about stuff that is happening around the world of politics and current events in the UK in the relentless, 24-hour, modern-day news cycle.
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Ep. 208: The Reverse Robin Hood
This week in the Conservative leadership contest, we discuss Rishi Sunak’s policy of taking from the poor and giving to the rich, as well as Sky’s Kay Burley asking the real Liz Truss to please stand up. We then follow with the British monkeypox outbreak, and finish with US House speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to...
Ep. 207: Trussed Up
This week we discuss who our next prime minister is likely to be: former chancellor Rishi Sunak or foreign secretary Liz Truss. (Spoiler: It’ll be Lizzie.) We then muse on reports that current prime minister Boris Johnson could be turfed out of parliament, and round it off with the January 6 committee in the US,...
Ep. 206: The End of Boris Johnson
The butcher has finally caught up with the greased piglet, to paraphrase David Cameron’s description of soon to be former prime minister Boris Johnson. In this episode we discuss the week that prompted his resignation, his legacy, and who will replace him as the country’s leader. Joining us are the breaks. Note: Recorded on 9...
Ep. 205: Bojo’s Third Term
This week we look at why Boris Johnson is mulling a ‘third term’ as prime minister, the various rail strikes that have disputed public transport in Britain, and the decision by America’s Supreme Court to strike down the federal right to abortion. And for clarity, we’ve not been on strike from podcasting. Image based on...
Ep. 204: Jubilation Nation
This week we discuss whether prime minister Boris Johnson can survive partygate, whether Ireland’s neutrality can survive the Russo-Ukraine war, and whether the monarchy can survive beyond the Platinum Jubilee. Joining us is Steve Byrne, self-described washed up former podcaster from What Am Politics. Image based on God save the Queen, January 2022 by Karollyne...
Love this podcast!
I enjoy listening to Jimmy & Jazza, keep up the good work!
Great podcast - wouldn’t be the same without Jimmy.
Just quite a lovely podcast
2 great hosts, with a great format since they don’t always agree with each other