Podcast Ep. 93: Uber London Seeks Appeal On Whether ‘No Means No’

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The shock decision by Transport for London not to renew Uber’s licence to prowl the city’s streets (surely offer affordable, convenient taxi services? – Ed) and Spain’s stifling of an extralegal referendum on Catalan independence from Madrid are the two topics our heroes chew over this week.

In the final segment journalist Felix Simon speaks to us about the recent German elections, which saw Angela Merkel win a deflated victory amid a rise in support for Alternative für Deutschland, a party which contains legit Nazis.

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Podcast Ep. 92: Rees-Mogg Calls Toxic Masculinity ‘Jolly Good Idea’

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The prospect of 17th century prime minister Jacob Rees-Mogg, AI that can allegedly tell if you’re gay or straight by looking at your face, and comedian Robert Webb’s crusade against toxic masculinity are the three topics this week.

Joining us are our traumatic memories of throwing like girls in the school playground.

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Podcast Ep. 91: Tory Momentum Backs Feeding Homeless to Hungry

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The Tory Momentum’s quick descent into social cleansing gags, former Scottish Labour chief Kezia Dugdale’s involuntary outing, and a centrist essay castigating the lunatic fringes are the three topics this week.

Joining us is a misplaced confidence in our knowledge of Caledonian affairs. If you like what we do throw us a few quid through Patreon.

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Gays and Guns: The Rise of LGBTQ+ Gun Use in the US

Membership of gun advocacy groups has increased 600 percent since the Pulse club shooting in Orlando. I spoke with the NRA and LGBT gun users to understand why.

In this proper cool documentary video essay, I speak with the National Rifle Association (NRA) to try and explain why America has such an obsession with guns when compared to other countries. I also talk with trans activists and members of the LGBT community in Florida about how the Pulse shooting in Orlando could have affected the queer community.