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News moves at a breakneck speed that it’s almost impossible to keep up while also managing your own daily commitments. So what if you could hear a summary of 3 of the stories on everyone’s lips from this week? Journalist Diyora Shadijanova (@TheDiyora on Twitter), will bring the stories to life, joined by 2 guests every week, to discuss and dissect the topics at hand. #YourBroccoliWeekly

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    • 5.0, 13 Ratings

News moves at a breakneck speed that it’s almost impossible to keep up while also managing your own daily commitments. So what if you could hear a summary of 3 of the stories on everyone’s lips from this week? Journalist Diyora Shadijanova (@TheDiyora on Twitter), will bring the stories to life, joined by 2 guests every week, to discuss and dissect the topics at hand. #YourBroccoliWeekly

    Your Broccoli Weekly - How is the lockdown affecting our mental health?

    Your Broccoli Weekly - How is the lockdown affecting our mental health?

    TW: In this episode, we speak to people who share their struggles with mental health, including suicidal thoughts. Listener discretion is advised

    Have we underestimated the impact of the pandemic and lockdown on our mental health? How will our behaviour change in future as a result? 
    Diyora is joined by Dr Raj Persaud, Laura Peters, Head of Advice and Information Services at Rethink Mental Illness, as well as some guests who wanted to share their experiences of dealing with mental health issues during these unprecedented times 
     
    Mental Health Resources 
    Rethink - Mental Health Charity 
    https://www.rethink.org/aboutus/who-we-are/ 
    CALM
    Website: www.thecalmzone.net
    Samaritans
    Website: www.samaritans.org.uk 
    SANE
    Website: www.sane.org.uk/support
    NHS mental health and wellbeing advice website 
    https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/
    Every Mind Matters website
    https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/

    For more information, episodes and clips used visit www.yourbroccoliweekly.com

    • 30 min
    Your Broccoli Weekly - Is COVID19 really the 'Great Equaliser'?

    Your Broccoli Weekly - Is COVID19 really the 'Great Equaliser'?

    The COVID19 pandemic has been labelled ‘The Great Equaliser’ by some celebrities and politicians. But is that really the case?
    Join Diyora Shadijanova and guests for this special episode exploring the myth of the ‘Great Equaliser’ argument. 
    For more information, episodes and clips used visit www.yourbroccoliweekly.com
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    • 28 min
    Your Broccoli Weekly - Why it’s time to scrap the Government’s NRPF Policy

    Your Broccoli Weekly - Why it’s time to scrap the Government’s NRPF Policy

    The COVID19 pandemic has had a negative financial impact for many. But for those who have NRPF (No Recourse to Public Funds) status, the outbreak and subsequent lockdown have made an already difficult situation even more desperate. 
    Join Diyora Shadijanova and expert guests for this special episode exploring how the NRPF policy is affecting migrants and the legal battle to stop it 
    For more information, episodes and clips used visit www.yourbroccoliweekly.com

    • 25 min
    Your Broccoli Weekly Special: GENERATION WINDRUSH Part 2

    Your Broccoli Weekly Special: GENERATION WINDRUSH Part 2

    ‘Generation Windrush’ is a two-part podcast documentary series hosted and produced by Jaja Muhammad.
    This podcast delves into the Windrush Scandal that broke in 2018, and what impact the 'hostile environment' created for many people from the windrush generation.
    What actually went wrong, when did it start? who was really responsible? And what happens next for people who are part of this Windrush Generation?
    Guest contributors to the second part of series are political activist Patrick Vernon OBE, immigration lawyer Jacqueline Mckenzie and journalist Amelia Gentleman. They shared what part they had to play to publicise one of the biggest scandals involving the government.

    Sound design by Hana Walker-Brown

    • 24 min
    Your Broccoli Weekly - The impact of COVID19 on the UK economy

    Your Broccoli Weekly - The impact of COVID19 on the UK economy

    It’s hard to tell what the long term impact of COVID19 will be on the UK economy. Join Diyora Shadijanova for this special episode looking at where we are now as a country, speaking to experts and some of the individuals who have been impacted financially
    For more information, episodes and clips used visit www.yourbroccoliweekly.com

    • 29 min
    Your Broccoli Weekly Special: GENERATION WINDRUSH Part 1

    Your Broccoli Weekly Special: GENERATION WINDRUSH Part 1

    ‘Generation Windrush’ is a two-part podcast documentary series hosted and produced by Jaja Muhammad. This podcast takes a deep dive into the fate and feelings of the Windrush Generation, then and now.
    Guest contributors to the series are Patrick Vernon OBE, Allyson Williams MBE and Colin Grant, who will be sharing their insights, stories and reflections on what we can learn from the generation, the impact of losing their identity and the systems that played their part in the subsequent scandal.

    Sound Design by Hana Walker-Brown

    • 21 min

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All around great

Loving it. So passionate, yet grounded discussions of ever important topics from around the world. I think you guys have articulated everything out so genuinely. I also really like the guest hosts, who are giving level headed responses to the issues we are facing right now. Remarkable podcast!

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