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    66. News Round episode 6

    66. News Round episode 6

    In this news round episode taster we rant about the Welsh Budget, Labour leadership and what it means for Wales, the new History Curriculum and all the business ventures of Bridgend's newest MP.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    65. Yoda Slam: Festive news round up with Ross (@EOIJONESYBOI) and NEO (@MULLEt_FAN_NEO)

    65. Yoda Slam: Festive news round up with Ross (@EOIJONESYBOI) and NEO (@MULLEt_FAN_NEO)

    warning - this podcast is rated R: contains very strong language and very strong accents

    Dan travelled up to Merthyr to talk to our mates Ross and NEO about the key topics: expats, 'the psycho', JK Rowling's transphobia, Prince Phillip being dead, the movie Cats, 'I loves the diff' (argh) and the boys' new podcast.

    • 58 min
    64. Keep the Faith: Election Debrief

    64. Keep the Faith: Election Debrief

    The anatomy of the aftermath of a tragedy. We talk about how 40 years of deindustrialisation, Corbyn capitulating to a second Ref and the atomisation of the working class led to the election result. Dust yourself off and get back up.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    63. Assessing Corbynism with Aditya Chakrabortty (@chakrabortty)

    63. Assessing Corbynism with Aditya Chakrabortty (@chakrabortty)

    Coming live from the Guardian Towers! We talk to 'Senior' Economics Editor Aditya Chakrabortty about Corbynism as a political vehicle, what will happen if he loses the election and touch a bit of Brexit too. Enjoy with some spaghetti!

    • 1 hr 19 min
    62. Militarism and the Far Right with Joe Glenton (@joejglenton)

    62. Militarism and the Far Right with Joe Glenton (@joejglenton)

    In this episode we met Joe Glenton author of Soldier Box, to talk us through his new documentary A Very British Institution: The UK Military and the Far-Right. We also talked about the army, structural racism, the links between the military and insurgent far right in the UK and what a radical defence policy might look like. Enjoy!

    • 50 min
    61. Patrick McGuinness Takes Us Out (@padrigmcg)

    61. Patrick McGuinness Takes Us Out (@padrigmcg)

    For this episode we're joined by Patrick McGuinness (@padrigmcg) he talks to us about his beef with Leighton Andrews and Dai Smith, the literary scene in Wales and his new book Throw Me to the Wolves about his time on Take Me Out.

    • 1 hr 19 min

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