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What Am Socialism?

What Am Socialism?

Comebacks and remakes are all the rage right now! So it's no surprise that Socialism is making its own glam return to Western politics after having been assumed to be in the trash can of history. Learn what's behind the ideology that drives politicians such as AOC, Bernie Sanders and Jeremy Corbyn, but scares the bejeezus out of most conservatives.

What Am Tory Leadership Race, Democratic Party Debates, Iran-US Tensions?

What Am Tory Leadership Race, Democratic Party Debates, Iran-US Tensions?

It’s summer time and the living is supposed to be easy, but no one has told the world of politics! There’s leadership elections in the UK, Democratic Party debates in the US, international conferences in East Asia, and Trump may start a shooting war in the Middle East at any moment.

What Am The Politics of Sex?

What Am The Politics of Sex?

Everyone can agree that sex is super sexy. But what about the disagreements that sex causes in politics?

Because they clearly don’t have anything else to argue about, politicians are always fighting over things like ‘family values’, porn, sex workers and sex education.  And how is sex approached in different countries? Is an Irish dildo built and sold under the same regulations as American anal beads? Steve and Richie couldn’t approach this topic without just giggling for 60 minutes, so they reached out to the owner of Sex Siopa, the Smut Peddler-in-Chief, Shawna Scott."

What Am Central Banks?

What Am Central Banks?

Central Banks. They're like banks.... but more central? Before recording this episode this is what Richie thought the term meant. He was, of course, quite wrong. Join Steve and Richie as they learn all about the financial institution that sits at the heart of a countries' economy.

What Am LGBT+ Politics?

What Am LGBT+ Politics?

Steve is away this week. So, rather than crawling into his cave of loneliness and introversion, Richie decided to reach out to friend of the show, Jazza John to be a guest host. They talk about the landscape of LGBT+ Politics, examples of progressive change, and the work that’s yet to be done.

What Am "The People Vs Tech: How The Internet Is Killing Democracy"?

What Am "The People Vs Tech: How The Internet Is Killing Democracy"?

Could the current digital revolution mean the end of our fragile democratic system? Is our political free will being eroded way by nefarious and biased entities? Has Richie successfully replaced Steve with a Google Home Assistant? We discuss these, and other equally harrowing topics, with author Jamie Bartlett.

What am Brexit?

What am Brexit?

Did you hear about Brexit? Maybe you didn't. It was this super underground, low key political movement that got little to no media exposure. Not to worry, a mere two days after publishing their first episode, our boys are back to explain Brexit in their trademark style of endearingly clumsy discourse.