Podcast Ep. 77: Pepsi Air Strikes End War In Syria

Right Dishonourable Pepsi diabetes gag

US president Donald Trump’s new interest in bombing Syria, handbags during the leadership election at the union Unite, and the – like – super-offensive Pepsi advert featuring cleb Kendall Jenner are the topics three this week.

Joining us is Ely, better known as aTalkingDude on YouTube, where he discusses British politics, identity politics and much besides.

Image based on Pepsi Delivery Truck by Mike Mozart

Podcast Ep. 26: Bombing Syria (again), French elections and Sam Pepper’s phoney murder

Prime minister David Cameron’s contentious decision to bomb Syria dominates the podcast this week, as Jazza and Jimmy are joined by Myles Dyer, a cyber-philanthropist and YouTuber.

In the first segment Myles lays out his concerns about the vote in the Commons to bomb Syria as well as the West’s general involvement in the region, issues he also discusses in a video from his YouTube channel.

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Tim Farron backs strikes on Isis in Syria: ‘This is not Iraq’

Tim Farron, March 2011 by Liberal Democrats

In a surprise twist the Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has backed airstrikes on Islamic State in Syria, claiming that the situation is not akin to the one that preceded the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

Farron had previously set out five tests that would have to be met before he supported prime minister David Cameron’s plans to drop bombs in Syria, stressing the legality of such a move and whether it would be supported by other measures.

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Podcast Ep. 24: #InternationalMensDay, Votes at 16 & Bombing Syria

Bashar al-Assad propaganda, September 2007 by Michael Goodine

In Jimmy’s absence Lewis Parker, vlogger and campaigner extraordinaire, joins Jazza in this week’s podcast to discuss International Men’s Day, voting rights for 16-year-olds and bombing Syria.

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Tony Abbott has a surprisingly nuanced view on Islamic militancy

Guildhall, City of London, March 2015 by DncnH

Some of you may still remember Tony Abbott, the Australian prime minister who was turfed out by his old buddy Malcolm Turnbull in a brutal political coup back in September.

At the end of October, and presumably with a lighter schedule, Abbott spoke at the Second Annual Margaret Thatcher Lecture at the Guildhall in the City of London, the seat of the shady body that runs the capital’s financial borough.

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