Podcast Ep. 83: UK Enthused As Voters Head To Polls

Right Dishonourable Go forth and vote

For our final episode before the June general election in the UK our co-hosts cover leaders’ debates, leaders’ non-debates, the terrorist attack in London, rising and falling polls, and our final voting choices – or lack thereof.

Image based on Westminster, London by Berit Watkin

Podcast Ep. 82: Brillo Ordered To Give Katie Hopkins Good Scrubbing

Right Dishonourable Brillo Solution Gag

The terrorist attack in Manchester, Labour’s surge forward in the polls, Andrew “Brillo” Neil’s savaging of the UK’s political leaders, and the much-celebrated sacking of rent-a-gob Katie Hopkins are the three (Er, four? – Ed) topics this week.

Joining us is Rowan Ellis, a YouTuber and social media manager at women’s site The Pool.

Image based on photo from the Financial Times

Podcast Ep. 81: UK Votes To Wobble Weakly Into Chaos Coalition

Right Dishonourable May Trumpery

In the absence of better ideas, our two hosts discuss the Labour, Lib Dem and Tory manifestos, as well as the so-called ‘Losers Debate’ of prime ministerial no-hopers. Joining us is nobody, as we’ve run out of friends.

Image based on Theresa May and Donald Trump by The White House

Podcast Ep. 78: UK To Vote Every Year Until Heat Death Of Universe

Right Dishonourable 78 No Snap Election

For this week only our two hosts turn to the only topic worth talking about: UK prime minister Theresa May’s plans to bless the British with yet another vote!

Image based on Theresa May speaking at the Girl Summit by DfID

Oliver Letwin’s memo was a Thatcherite document, not a racist one

Oliver Letwin, September 2013 by Policy Exchange

The annual cache of old Whitehall documents provides much-need rations for the starving press over the quiet weeks around Christmas and New Year, and this year a memo from 1985 concerning race riots is proving particularly nourishing.

On the menu is Oliver Letwin, current chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (a trust fund for Lizzie Windsor) and former policy wonk in the Tory government of Margaret Thatcher, for penning a memo in November 1985 on the social malaise in inner cities that led to riots in Tottenham and Brixton.

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