Podcast: What can you see by the dawn’s early light?


So what can you see by the dawn’s early light?

As Washington plays host to the inauguration of the 45th president of the United States, the Newsnet podcast took its weekly snapshot of Scottish, UK and international politics.

Prof Iain Docherty
Prof Iain Docherty

With our host Derek Bateman today were Iain Docherty, Professor of Public Policy and Governance, and journalist and TV producer Maurice Smith.

They were given the task of unravelling all that is going on between Donald Trump and the American press, Theresa May and Europe, Nicola Sturgeon and Theresa May.

Yes, it has been another week of intrigue, manoeuvring and backstabbing. Somehow, somewhere, it is clear that something is going on. What we cannot quite agree on is what that something actually may be – the end of history, or just another chapter in the crisis of capitalism?

(PS Trump loyalists and true patriots are advised to listen through to the end of this latest, glorious episode of Newsnet Radio).

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