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Chatter Episode 22 – Richard Barbrook On Digital Democracy and The Labour Party

Richard Barbrook was our guest on today’s show. He is about to begin some work with the Labour party on digital democracy and large-scale, crowd-sourced policy making. We chatted all about digital democracy, the Labour party, the general election, Jeremy Corbyn, Brexit, and much more! Resources https://thejist.co.uk/podcast/chatter-episode-14-bret-weinstein-evolutionary-implications-technology-modern-society/ https://twitter.com/richardbarbrook?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor http://www.imaginaryfutures.net/ https://www.opendemocracy.net/imaginary_futures_richard_barbrook https://www.westminster.ac.uk/about-us/our-people/directory/barbrook-richard http://news.sky.com/story/prudent-for-labour-to-war-game-for-power-says-partys-digital-guru-11054819 Music…

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How The Conservatives Are Trying To Win Back Young Voters

The results of the 2017 election made it very clear to even the upper echelons of the Conservative Party that the youth vote was abandoning their party in droves. The Conservative vote share in the 2015 General Election amongst 18-29-year-olds was a respectable 32% to Labour’s 36%, but by 2017, that share had…

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Chatter Episode 9 – Sam Ancliff on Activate and Young Conservatives

Sam Ancliff from Activate Britain was our guest on today’s show, he has been at the centre of a huge storm of controversy and hacking over the past week since the launch of Activate. He came on the show to talk about that controversy, why he wanted to be a part of Activate,…

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Chatter Episode 4 – Denis Campbell On Theresa May’s Fate and Trump’s Approval Ratings

Welcome to another episode of Chatter, an interview podcast from The Jist with Josh Hamilton. On today’s show, we are talking to Denis Campbell, editor of UK Progressive and one of the hosts of The Three Muckrakers podcast. He is here to discuss Theresa May’s fate, the potential US-UK trade deal, Democratic Party infighting,…

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Where Could Labour Target In A Second Snap Election?

Seven weeks ago, Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party were staring down the barrel of a monumental defeat. A 24 point polling gap spelled disaster for the Labour Party, yet their campaign managed to turn around this mountainous deficit and get within two and a half points of the Conservatives. Labour’s election hopes…

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How Long Will The Tories Last?

The Tories are going to have an incredibly difficult job legislating in the next parliament; their manifesto was generally poorly received and they are going to have to fight tooth and nail to pass every single piece of legislation. A handful of abstentions or dissenting votes…

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