In this episode, released on the 100 year anniversary of Irish partition, we talk with Ivan Gibbons about the statesmen involved in the decision and whether it was a success. We talk about the implications of partition that are still being felt to this day.
Europe, Brexit and the Future (with James Elles)
In this episode we speak with James Elles (former British MEP) about the changing relationship between Britain and Europe, as well as the steps that led to Brexit in a really fascinating conversation with a politician who has been involved in European and International politics since the 1970s.
Would you want to be Prime Minister? (with Mark Garnett)
This week we talk to Mark Garnett, senior lecturer at Lancaster University in Politics, about the changing role of the Prime Minister and his new book “The British Prime Minister in an Age of Upheaval”. We talk about the motivations of individuals (duty and public service or ego and money?), the role of devolution and what the role of PM will look like in the future.
The Hong Kong Crisis (Protester Interviews)
With the Hong Kong protests in full swing and escalating week on week- we talk to protesters on the front line and those who’ve fled Hong Kong when it became part of China in the 1990s.