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The Progressive Britain Podcast

Sikhs in the Labour Party: In Conversation with Tan Dhesi and Satvir Kaur

https://media.acast.com/progressivebritain/sikhsinthelabourparty-inconversationwithtandhesiandsatvirkaur/media.mp3   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.

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The Progressive Britain Podcast

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

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The Progressive Britain Podcast

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

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The Progressive Britain Podcast

The EHRC report and antisemitism with Dena Ryness and Michael Rubin

https://media.acast.com/progressivebritain/theehrcreportandantisemitismwithdenarynessandmichaelrubin/media.mp3   For the last five years, Jewish Labour members had been told by many within the party that the issue of antisemitism was manufactured and exaggerated. The EHRC report into institutional racism in the Labour party acted as a vindication for those members and for others in the Labour

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Abena Oppong-Asare & Vaughan Gething in conversation for Labour BAME network

https://media.acast.com/progressivebritain/abenaoppong-asare-vaughangethinginconversationforlabourbamenetwork/media.mp3   Abena Oppong-Asare, MP for Erith and Thamesmead, spoke to Vaughan Gething, Welsh Minister for Health and Social Services, as part of a Labour BAME network event. In August, Abena produced a report on the effects of COVID on people who fall under protected characteristics. Their discussion focuses on

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The Progressive Britain Podcast

Uncovered: Jacqui Smith, Strictly Come Dancing Star!

https://media.acast.com/progressivebritain/uncovered-jacquismith-strictlycomedancingstar-/media.mp3   As the first female Home Secretary, Jacqui Smith draws on her experience to tell us her thoughts on how the government has handled the crisis and where the home office seems to be moving on immigration. We also discuss her role as Deputy Minister for Women and Equalities

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The Progressive Britain Podcast

US Election Special, Part II with Tiara Polite

https://media.acast.com/progressivebritain/uselectionspecial-partiiwithtiarapolite/media.mp3   For the second of two US Election Special episodes, Frankie speaks to her old friend and roommate Tiara Polite, Digital Organiser for Our Future Florida, who’s on the ground in one of the crucial swing states for November 3rd. They talk voter suppression, Biden’s campaign tactics and the

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The Progressive Britain Podcast

US Election Special, Part I with Amanda Renteria

https://media.acast.com/progressivebritain/uselectionspecial-partiwithamandarenteria/media.mp3   Joe speaks to Amanda Renteria, Hillary Clinton’s 2016 National Political Director. They talk about the state of the American social safety net and the state of American democracy before jumping into what to expect in November. Amanda’s experience from the 2016 campaign lends her strong credibility on this

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The Progressive Britain Podcast

Britain’s War with Daniel Todman and Rachel Reeves

https://media.acast.com/progressivebritain/britainswarwithdanieltodmanandrachelreeves/media.mp3   Why was World War Two such a pivotal moment in Britain’s national story? How did Labour benefit from the war and its role in the coalition government? And what can national crisis in the 1940s tell us about the Covid crisis today? Tune in to the first episode

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