Half a Broad Church: The Labour Left

  Simon Hannah, author of ‘A Party With Socialists In It: A History Of The Labour Left’ and ‘Can’t Pay Won’t Pay: The Fight To Stop The Poll Tax’, discusses the history, impact, failures and future of the Labour left with Progressive History Project hosts Laura Beers and Steven Fielding.    

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

https://media.acast.com/progressivebritain/progressivebritainhistoryproject-ep1-theprogressivedilemma/media.mp3   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

https://media.acast.com/progressivebritain/uspoliticswithandylaub/media.mp3   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

https://media.acast.com/progressivebritain/howtobeagoodancestor-withromankrznaric/media.mp3   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

https://media.acast.com/progressivebritain/howorganisersturnedgeorgiablueandflippedtheussenate-withnseufot-ceoofthenewgeorgiaproject/media.mp3   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.