Friday, September 22, 2017
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Podcast: Reflections on a week of gestures and symbols

It has been a strange week of gestures and symbols. Theresa May and Nicola Sturgeon met in Glasgow, agreeing to disagree, before the Scottish...

Podcast: The great Labour / Tory / Brexit crisis, discussed

Another week in Scottish politics, another Scottish Labour upheaval with the abrupt resignation of erstwhile leader Kezia Dugdale. Another week in British politics came with...

Podcast: All the legal niceties of the rough-house

Never mind the bollocks, here come the Supreme Court judges. Whatever your views on the Scottish constitution, you at least know now that our shiny...

Podcast: Our media and the shifting sands of foreign affairs

We are living in an unpredictable world, with wars in the Middle East, turmoil in Europe, and the Trump ascendancy in the United States....

Podcast: A Welsh perspective on Brexit and the nations

What does Brexit mean for the devolved nations of Britain? We know so much about the political debate in Scotland, but what about Wales. Unlike...

Podcast: Does Brexit invite a creative response?

Brexit threatens to undermine the economy, the constitution, and all of our lives in different ways. Is there anything to be said for it?...

Podcast: Setting the record straight on Scottish economy?

Independence means you'll be poor, says Radio 4 Today presenter John Humphrys. We'll stop writing you cheques, says The Telegraph... Two bizarre establishment responses...

Podcast: When politics stops making sense

It is July, but not quite the silly season. We invited two of Scottish politics' keenest observers to the Newsnet studio to chew over...

Podcast: The fine lines between success and failure

Andrew Tickell enjoys studying failure. The law lecturer, political blogger and media commentator kicked off this theme as part of a conversation about our...

Podcast: Onward march of simplistic election politics

Halfway through the general election campaign, the various party manifestos slipping into the public consciousness, and the opinion polls remain largely unchanged. Is the...