The Lesley Riddoch Podcast

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.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 38m. Bisher sind 624 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts
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Proxy Wars?


Sometimes there's absolutely no doubt what will be the first item in the podcast. And this week we had to begin with the SNP NEC decision which resulted in Joanna Cherry withdrawing her candidacy for the Edinburgh Central constituency at next year's...


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   1h5m
 
 

Gut instincts


Boris Johnson in Orkney,the English media puts the boot in. Where to now for unionism? Tackling obesity, poverty the missing link. Saving Alexander Dennis


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   54m
 
 

Wakey Wakey!


In this edition of the podcast we welcome Les Huckfield as our special guest.Les, a former Labour MP, government minister,and MEP is now a supporter of Scottish independence. As well as finding out why he made that political journey we use his...


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   1h0m
 
 

Party Fears.Too many?


Tories, trust and trade deals. D'Hondt debates. Devolution under threat? Is the grab of state aid the last straw? The Scottish Land Fund.Is reform required? Priti Patel and the points based immigration system.


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   51m
 
 

Trust matters


National Trust Scotland controversies. Redundancies and Neil Oliver's resignation. David Starkey's racist interview. Westminster power grabs. Culture wars and Border "warfare"


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 2020-07-07  57m
 
 

Why not


Boris Johnson's Speed Deal. Nicola Sturgeon and border controls. Why won't Scots wear face coverings? The Green New Deal and post Covid economic recovery Langholm Moor community buy out update


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 2020-06-30  1h5m
 
 

The Outsiders


This week's look at politics from a left/indy perspective has a definite outsiders theme. The Scottish Advisory Group on Economic Recovery published its report with an official fanfare yesterday. But, although it uses all the buzzwords like resilience...


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 2020-06-23  47m
 
 

Twa radiators


Johnson's controversial Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities. David Lammy and Anas Sarwar. Free school meals in England and Marcus Rashford. Burns and slavery. Common Weal's Resilient Scotland report. James Joyce and Bloomsday


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 2020-06-16  1h8m
 
 

Set in stone


In this week's look at politics from a left/indy perspective Toppling Colston's statue Scotland's legacy of slavery The SNP soar in the polls but where's the strategy for indyref2? Labour vows federalism.Again The Church of England and Irish epitaphs


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 2020-06-09  56m
 
 

Hard evidence


In this week's look at politics from a Scottish perspective the Dominic Cummings affair rumbles on and its impact socially and politically can't be underestimated. What it also brought into sharp perspective was the limited grasp on factual evidence...


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 2020-06-02  1h6m