The rude, crude and lewd can also serve the public


At the risk of never being able to eat avocados in this town again, I admit I laughed out loud at a Toby Young gag about getting through five boxes of tissues while watching a Comic Relief film about starving children.

One of the more obscure obscenities in the recent harvest of the Tory journalist’s Twitter feed, the condemnation of it shows the loudest attitude towards loutish humour right now is censorious, the illicit comment being one of many found after Tobes was appointed to the board of the Office for Students. Earlier this morning, he resigned.

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Podcast Ep. 89: Google Pioneers Post-literacy Approach For Staff Complaints

RD Google wrongthink

The sacking of a Googler after an alleged ‘anti-diversity screed’, newspaper attacks on a student activist tweeting about the Dalston riots, and Britain’s pro-consumer data protection rules are the three topics this week.

Joining us is YouTuber Taha Khan, who can be found on the video site and Twitter.

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Podcast Ep. 46: NUS smears, Kindertransport memorial & Breferendum roundup

RD E46 Student protest, Kindertransport, EU flag on Gherkin

A civil war in the ranks of student activists, a memorial to Nicholas Winton’s Kinderstransport and a review of the latest happenings in the EU referendum are the three topics for this week.

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Podcast Ep. 35: #Brexit, Private School Dominance & Britain at the Eurovision

RD E35, EU Flag, August 2011 by Bobby Hidy

The coming EU referendum, a report on the dominance of the privately-educated and the, er, Eurovision Song Contest are the subjects three of this week’s podcast.

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Podcast Ep. 27: Angela Merkel, Donald Trump and Diversity in Publishing

Angela Merkel, March 2014 by DonkeyHotey

Leena Norms from JustKissMyFrog on the Internet joins Jazza and Jimmy for a ruckus of vaguely informed debate about politics, culture and news.

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