Podcast Ep. 71: Milo To Take On Corbyn In Career-Busting Showdown

RD 71 Milo Yiannopoulos

The twin by-elections in Copeland and Stoke, the (potential) fall of provacteur-cum-troll Milo Yiannopoulos, and a halted British court case seeking civil partnerships for straight people are the topics three for this show.

Joining us is academic and author Richard Seymour, whose previous work covers Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, the Tory’s austerity policy, and The Liberal Defence of Murder.

Image credit – Milo Yiannopoulos by Official Leweb Photos

Podcast Ep. 66: Corbyn, Trump Rebrands Go About As Well As Expected

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A New Year, and a new start for both US president-elect Donald Trump and the British Labour party chief Jeremy Corbyn gets off to a successful start – until the men start talking.

With one smearing his newspaper opponents as fake news for publishing a “dossier” of unverified intelligence, while the other adopts as many positions on immigration as he can, it looks like the sequel to 2016 is going to be eventful, if not outright terminal.

Image credits – Global Justice Now and AK Rockefeller

Podcast Ep. 56: Crumpet Debates, Corbyn’s Victory Party & May Readies Brexit

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Clinton vs Trump, Labour vs Momentum and Theresa May vs Brexit are our three bouts for this week’s triple header podcast.

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Podcast Ep. 55: Cameron’s Endgame, UK Election Boundaries & Hillary Clinton’s Collapse

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The gang returns this week to discuss David Cameron’s retirement, the redrawing of constituency boundaries in Britain, and the health debacles of old lady Hillary Clinton – this time with comedian and Labour staffer Ben Powell in tow.

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Labour Is No Longer The Party Of Kinnock Or Kendall, But Corbyn And McDonnell

War Criminals, April 2007 by Fabio Venni

As the strife in Labour mounted following the EU referendum, its former leader Neil Kinnock told a meeting of the party’s MPs: “Dammit this is our party! I’ve been in it for 60 years! I’m not leaving it to anybody!”

The sentiment was repeated, albeit in milder form, by the former leadership hopeful Liz Kendall in an interview with GQ last week.

“I’m not going to leave my party,” she said. “I am not going to give up my party to people who do not represent what we believe.”

Who exactly the “we” or the “our” Kinnock and Kendall refer to is unclear in the above statements.

Indeed, the tussle over Britain’s major leftwing party has revealed a complex ownership that underpins any large organisation.

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