Tag: Conservatives

Trump, Clinton, Russia: Why Can’t It Be Both

The Trump-Russia collusion narrative has dominated mainstream press in the US and across the rest of the world, for obvious reasons. Is there anything more compelling (or horrifying) than the thought that Russia successfully used a number of cyber warfare strategies such as hacking email accounts and coordinated bots on social media to…

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Chatter Episode 27 – Annabel Mullin on Advance and Reforming The UK Political System

Annabel Mullin of Advance was our guest on today’s show. Advance is a brand new political party formed out of the ashes of the Grenfell disaster that will attempt to show people that there is another way, that politicians need not be corrupt and incompetent and that government (local and national) can work…

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Russia, Bots, and Brexit

As Theresa May condemned Russian influence on both British and International politics via social media this week, we felt it was necessary to clarify what they have been accused of and what we know about alleged Russia activity on Twitter and Facebook in relation to the Brexit campaign, the most recent general election,…

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Chatter Episode 26 – Denis Campbell On Preventing The Normalisation Of President Trump

Denis Campbell, editor of UK Progressive was our guest on today’s show. Denis is the host of The Three Muckrakers podcast and author of the new book, Donald Trump Deplorable Bully, which is dedicated to documenting the Presidency of Donald Trump in an effort to prevent normalisation of his conduct in the White House….

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UK vs EU Tax Evasion Investigation

Two weeks ago, the EU revealed that they were set to launch an investigation into a British government scheme that could help multinational firms pay less tax. The EU believes that the special exemption for multinationals in Britain do not comply with EU competition rules as they allow them to pay less tax than…

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Chatter Episode 24 – Red Pepper Magazine and Socialism’s Resurgence Within The Labour Party

Ruairidh Paton and Eleanor Penny from Red Pepper Magazine were our guests on this show. The Labour Party has undergone a fairly rapid transformation over the past two years, with the left of the party taking back a lot of control. We chatted about the journey from Ed Miliband to Jeremy Corbyn, what it…

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