20 episodes

Scottish politics dissected from a left, pro-independence stance. Each week, award-winning broadcaster and journalist, Lesley Riddoch chews over the week’s news with former media lecturer and Dundee United fan, Pat Joyce. If you like intelligent, quirky chat about Scottish society and culture, and Scottish, UK and international politics analysed from a Scottish perspective; this podcast is for you.

The Lesley Riddoch Podcast Lesley Riddoch and Pat Joyce

    • News
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

Scottish politics dissected from a left, pro-independence stance. Each week, award-winning broadcaster and journalist, Lesley Riddoch chews over the week’s news with former media lecturer and Dundee United fan, Pat Joyce. If you like intelligent, quirky chat about Scottish society and culture, and Scottish, UK and international politics analysed from a Scottish perspective; this podcast is for you.

    Matters constitutional

    Matters constitutional

    The UK Cabinet reshuffle,Mike Russell's interim Scottish constitution, the Holyrood protest ban,the Nordic's go left,where is the SNP's visionary challenge,and Gordon Brown's latest save the Union plan.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Professor Mark Blyth-Part 2

    Professor Mark Blyth-Part 2

    Part 2 of our interview with Professor Mark Blyth

    • 41 min
    Headline News

    Headline News

    Greta Thunberg's words on Scotland and climate change were definitely mangled by the BBC but should we patting ourselves on the back on our response to the emergency? Has Nicola Sturgeon outflanked progressive unionists with the Scottish Greens deal ?

    • 50 min
    The Real Deal?

    The Real Deal?

    What next for the people of Afghanistan and the international order? The SNP/Green deal- a game changer,"student politics",or poison for independence? Sharon Graham,a very new broom at Unite.

    • 57 min
    The I word

    The I word

    We cover the horrific events unfolding in Afghanistan,the rebranding by the SNP of indyref2 as the Recovery Referendum,Mike Russell's appearance on The National's online Roadshow,and the contrasting experiences of two communities in the move to a "just green transition",Torry in Aberdeen, and the island of Eigg

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Duncan McCann-Our Land Report

    Duncan McCann-Our Land Report

    REVIVE commissioned the New Economics Foundation and Common Weal to produce the Our Land report asking what a Scottish Government could do within the present constitutional position to tackle the acknowledged problems around land ownership and use. We spoke with Duncan McCann,one of authors of the report.

    • 1 hr 9 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

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The whole Talk Media stable is braw

Thank you Lesley for doing this. I am loving all its component parts

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Lesley Riddoch show

Zero ratings? I stumbled upon this from my U.S. west coast home and thoroughly enjoyed the discussion. Nae doubt, as I listen more and learn more about Lesley Riddoch and her co-presenter, there will be some I like and some not so much. I do remember seeing a copy of Harpies & Quines way back in the 90s and maybe that was where I first heard her name.

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