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 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.
Professor Mark Blyth-Part 2
Part 2 of our interview with Professor Mark Blyth
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 ?
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.
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
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.
The whole Talk Media stable is braw
Thank you Lesley for doing this. I am loving all its component parts
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.