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.
Pre-conflict Syria was a beautiful country with a vibrant and inclusive culture. Unfortunately, the atrocities of the last few years have completely overshadowed this. The global perception of Syria has shifted to one of war, hardship, and displacement. How did this happen? Will peace ever be possible? Steve and Richie chat to journalist Razan Ibraheem to find out.
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."
Contrary to popular belief, when the president of the USA wants to travel long distances he doesn't climb into a large medieval catapult and get launched vaguely in the direction of his desired destination. Air Force One, his preferred method of getting around, is much more elaborate and is worthy of it's own special minisode.
Yes, the buffoonery and bloviating that comes from the Oval Office can be quite distracting, but there is so much more to running the United States than the antics of the tangerine toddler. The US Houses of Congress creates laws, holds governmental hearings, conducts investigations, and serves as the voice of the people. On November 6th, American citizens will vote in the midterm elections for the Congressmen/women and Senators they wish to represent them.
This week the boys are slapping on some wellies and face glitter as they take their show live to the Electric Picnic festival. Joining them on stage is the wonderful Valerie Loftus to discuss What Am Fake News?
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.
There are enough nuclear bombs in the arsenals of the world to blow us all up several times over. And hovering over the buttons that can launch them are the fingers of Donal Trump, Kim Jong-Un and Vladimir Putin. Steve takes Richie on a journey through the woeful world of Weapons of Mass Destruction and explains how we’re all probably doomed.