Omar and Tom discuss the anti-semitism “crisis” which has enveloped the Labour Party in the last few months. Is there evidence of institutional racism in the party? What does the empirical evidence show us? What does Zionism mean for Palestinians? Parallels with the US and pro Palestinian politicians like Ilhan Omar? Tory Islamophobia Media coverage […]
Theresa May’s Brexit deal was soundly defeated, but what next? Omar and Tom discuss. What is more likely to break the impasse? A general election or a 2nd referendum? Will May get the necessary changes to her deal to win over hardline Tory Brexiteers and the DUP? Extension of Article 50 inevitable? Should Labour keep […]
We’ve been away for 6 months. What the hell have we been up to in that time? Tom and Omar reveal all. What’s behind some anti-Corbyn Labour MPs rebelling against Labour’s position on the Budget and tax reforms?
In this 2018 Council election special podcast, Tom and I talk to Labour council candidate for Earls Court ward Sam Batra. A ward that forms part of Kensington and Chelsea council. What are people talking about on the doorstep? Has Grenfell affected how the community view politics? Has the election of Labour MP Emma Dent […]
In this week’s episode we talk to Joe Glenton, author of Soldier Box and the 1st British soldier of the Afghanistan war to publicly refuse a second tour. He went AWOL and left the country, but returned voluntarily to fight his case, with the military accusing him of desertion. We discuss the following issues with him: Part 1 […]
In this week’s episode we talk to Naomi Wimborne-Idrissi from the new progressive Jewish organisation, Jewish Voice for Labour about the following issues: Part 1 The origins of Jewish Voice for Labour, the challenges it faces and the key aims for the organisation (http://www.jvl.org.uk). Antisemitism: A very real problem in our society but do false accusations […]
In this week’s episode we welcome Sam Green, Labour activist and newly appointed Parliamentary Assistant to a Labour MP to discuss the following: Part 1 The Labour Conference in Brighton – Corbyn’s Speech. What were the main themes and was it a speech to inspire people? Media Reaction to Corbyn’s Speech. The World Transformed – […]