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Chatter #80 – Ruaidhri O’Donnell on Life Inside Corbyn’s Labour Party

Ruaidhri O’Donnell, the former Labour staffer and head of the 2019 battle bus, was my guest on today’s show. I first met Ruaidhri when we were briefly working in the same restaurant in Belfast when I was at Queen’s University. Since then he has gone on to work for Open Europe and then…

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Chatter #75 – Pól Torbóid on Lasair Dhearg and Building a 32 County Socialist Republic

Pól Torbóid from Lasair Dhearg was our guest on today’s show. We talked about the founding of Lasair Dhearg, their desire to bring Ireland together in a 32 country socialist republic, the need for governments to admit that socialism works, and how their year of activism has been disrupted by covid-19. If you…

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Chatter #62 – Gerry Carroll on Socialism, Student Activism, and Stealing Seats From Sinn Fein

In this episode we have got a champion of socialist politics, a man crazy enough to steal seats from Sinn Fein in West Belfast and the Stormont canteen: People Before Profit MLA, Gerry Carroll. We get into everything from student activism and the climate strikes to the threat of People Before Profit and…

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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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