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“We Just Want People To Listen To The Science…”- June Podcast Part 2 of 2

Three pods from three strong women about three very important issues. Plus three great music tracks.


June 2019 – The Politicians are acting like children…  Available free NOW!  (part one of two)

Featuring articles on the titled theme and beyond. Five great Ungagged regulars and five fab pieces of music including our featured band Bioma – Feminist Queercore Band


May 2019 – DARE – It’s Better This Way! Available free  NOW! (part three of three)

Dare, Its better this way!

The latest third podcast in our series based on the themes, Dare and It’s Better this way (hat tip to The Human League and Billy Mackenzie). Listen to these in any order… They’ll all change your life … or not.

Listen or Download FREE now Better? – pt 1

Brexit, Trump and waving yer willie are discussed in this edition of our Pod. LISTEN OR DOWNLOAD pt 1 FREE NOW]


This way? – Podcast pt 2

Racism, Brexit and the media of the billionaires;  the rise of femicide cases in Brazil Music,1919 – revolt on the Clyde and Lagan, The Wakes lead singer, Paul Sheridan and Red Raiph reads his poem, “The Squeaker o the Hoose…”

With Music from Vokxen, The Cundeez, The Wakes, John McHarg and Cosmic Caz – what else should a self respecting Tory ideology hater be listening to? LISTEN OR DOWNLOAD pt 2 FREE NOW


Latest Articles 

Valerie Zen on Putin’s Russia

Valerie Zen in interview with Rachael Horwitz talks on Russia; political prisoners, Crimea, environmental protests & domestic violence law. [Read More]


Is UK Democracy about false promises… or promises fulfilled?

Image from Odds Digest

From Allan Grogan;

The political landscape has never been vaguer or indeed more frightening on this island. Watch the latest edition of Question Time to hear the audience boo comments suggesting that a mild mannered, pro equality gardener with a penchant for jam be anything other than a disrespectful terrorist who is a danger to the UK while we await a vote between the current Foreign Secretary, who sold more of the NHS than 99% of previous Health Secretaries… or… well Boris Johnson. How depressing is that? [MORE…]


Caiçaras Traditional Lifestyle, And Livelihood, Under Threat From Bolsonaro’s Brazil

Brazil: Caiçaras house destroyed

Nathália Urban discusses Bolsonaro’s policies threaten the traditional inhabitants of the coastal regions of the South Eastern and Southern Brazil.

Yesterday, three houses of caiçaras in the ecological station Juréia- Itatins, Brazil, were demolished by state agents on the grounds that they occupied an illegal area… [Read More]


One Big Activist University; the SSP 1999-2007

SSP, G8, Make Poverty History march, Edinburgh 2005

Neil Scott on the SSP entering the Scottish Parliament in twenty years ago… [Read More]


Nathália Urban Reviews “The Edge of Democracy”

Nathália Urban reviews Petra Costa’s movie about the rise of the extreme right in Brazil. [Read More]


Equality for Women… Thrash ’em all…

Val Waldron discusses Mark Field’s ‘ejection’ of a female protester at the Mansion House Dinner. [Read More]


This is what a British Trump looks like

David McClemont looks at what Boris has said in the past. [Read More]


No Brendan O

Brian Finaly’s rebuttal of Spiked Online’s Editor Brendan O’Neill’s article on the homophobic attack on a bus in London on May 30. [Read More]


The Forgotten – Winter Writing Competition – Winner – Benny Allen



Benny used the title of The Forgotten created a story that satisfied every criteria we set…

The story starts;

“Your name is Charlie Southwark and today you’re breaking rules. With you, a bunch of people sharing the same, daily thirty-minute bus ride to work. Bodies so intertwined you can sniff all-day-fresh rolling stick deodorant and a whiff of cigarettes passengers puffed before hopping on. One big smelly mess travelling forty miles per hour.”

Have a listen and see what happens next…



Tariq Ali – The Clash of Fundamentalisms – George Collins Book Club Review

George Collins reviews Tariq Ali’s book The Clash of Fundamentalisms. [Read More]

There ain’t no party like a Brexit Party, unless you’re a homosexual or an immigrant


Brian Finlay discusses Anne Widdecombe’s statement on SKY TV; “science may produce an answer at some stage” to homosexuality. [Read More]


On Jo Swinson and Glasgow’s Attainment Challenge

Mhairi Hunter describes how wrong Jo Swinson is about how Scotland (and Glasgow) are tackling the effects of child poverty on young people’s educational progression. [Read More]


Your Country needs you!

Val Waldron takes us on journey discovering the far right from 2006 and Blairite stasis to Yaxley Lennon not winning a seat in the May 19 EU elections. [Read More]


Labour’s Love Lost

Teresa Durran discusses what could happen to the Labour party in England if Brexit leads to Scottish & Welsh independence. [Read More]


In Which I Try To Feel Sorry For Theresa May

Mhairi Hunter tries to understand Teresa May as a woman and as a human being who has been through a torrid time. [Read More]



Áurea Carolina Speaks Out: “Brazil Has Become An Even More Threatening Country For Those Who Fight For Their Rights.”

Interview of Áurea Carolina by Nathália Urban. Deputy Áurea Carolina is one of the main voices of the resistance in Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies. [Read More]


Why I can’t stand with ‘stand with’

Teresa Durran explores the recent use of the phrase “stand with” to show support for a cause, or for a person. She doesn’t like it! [Read More]



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