South Africa: apartheid, corruption and politics, with Lord Peter Hain

Joe speaks to Lord Peter Hain, who grew up in South Africa under apartheid rule before leaving for London with his family, was a leader in the protests against the South African cricket and rugby tours of the 60s and 70s. He then went on to become an MP, Secretary of State and now Labour […]

Wellbeing with Alison McGovern

The first in a mini-series hosted by Henna Shah and Cllr Amina Ali focusing on mental health and wellbeing. Henna and Amina spoke to Alison McGovern, shadow sports minister, about the relationship between wellbeing, the olympics, racism, housing, mental health policy and more…

Progressive History Project: Ep 1, The Progressive Dilemma   Laura Beers and Steven Fielding, hosts of the Progressive Britain History Project, speak to political scientist and professor of Politics at the University of Sheffield, Andrew Gamble, about the progressive dilemma popularised by David Marquand in his 1991 book of the same name.

US politics with Andy Laub   Joe speaks to next gen fellow at Foreign Policy for America, Andy Laub, about the current state of US politics, the legislation going (or rather not going) through congress, and the big challenges facing Biden and Harris on immigration and foreign policy.

How to be a good ancestor, with Roman Krznaric   We’re in an ecological crisis which threatens to change our planet beyond repair within two decades. Philosopher and author, Roman Krznaric, spoke to Joe about his book ‘The Good Ancestor’, explaining what we can do as individuals and together to think long-term and take future generations into account.

How organisers turned Georgia blue and flipped the US Senate, with Nse Ufot, CEO of The New Georgia Project   Pearl and Joe speak to Nse Ufot, CEO of the New Georgia Project, about how she organised on the ground in Georgia in advance of November’s election and January’s crucial Senate run-offs and what she thinks Democrats must do to win again in 2022.

Sikhs in the Labour Party: In Conversation with Tan Dhesi and Satvir Kaur   Joe and Henna speak to Southampton Labour Councillor, Satvir Kaur, and Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi, MP for Slough and Shadow Rail Minister. They talk about Sikhs for Labour and diaspora campaigning, the Indian farmers protests, the proud ignorance of the Tory government and the Sikh tradition of langar.

Why are there no black men on the NEC?

  Tower Hamlets councillor Amina Ali speaks to NEC candidates Jermain Jackman and Terry Paul about the experiences of black men in the Labour party, why there is no black men on the NEC and what the party has got right and wrong when it comes to diversity. This episode is the first in a […]

Dr Samara Linton on Diane Abbott and mental health

  Special guest Samara Linton is a Doctor, Writer and now radio Producer. She co-edited ‘The Colour of Madness’: an anthology of poems, stories and art about the experiences of minorities with mental health services in the UK. Samara also co-authored ‘Diane Abbott: The Authorised Biography’. Henna Shah returns to host this episode with Frankie […]