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Ungagged Presents: Richie Venton on the lessons of the Miner’s Stike

Richie Venton is an activist and writer, and is a founder member of the Scottish Socialist Party.  He is the Workplace and unions organiser of the party.  He was the central organise of the Merseyside socialists who led a victorious mass movement against Thatcher’s government in the ’80’s, which won huge reforms for the people […]

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Hoyle’s Hubris and the Hackery of the Britpol Old Firm…

Did you hear about the 3 wells? Well, well, well. I do apologise, that is objectively the worst joke in my otherwise exceptional collection, if not indeed the English speaking world. Thank you Granny Moustache, it was one of her two favourites. But it is apposite for objectively the worst and most pish boiling week […]

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Ungag the Choons – Ep 2 “First People.”

Neil Scott talks about a Australian song from 1987 that helped radicalise him in Troubles torn Northern Ireland. If you want to know more about this song and the oils – please watch Peter Garrett: Midnight Oil frontman on Music & Politics – on youtube  https://youtu.be/THWApLlF8yI?si=1HUU4ltOYO7lGnWM    And if its available where you are, look […]

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Holyrude Ungagged – Season 6 Episode 11 “Better Late Than Never”

This week Host David McClemont (@DavoMc82) is joined by Val Waldron (@scribblingval) and Cllr Sophie Traynor  (@STrayn0r) to discuss; – The Royals Steal Money From The Dead – The Continuing Tory Circus at Westminster – The Closure of Grangemouth Oil Refinery – The Scottish Parliament Voting For a Ceasefire in Gaza

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Independence and the Cost of Westminster Crisis

This Sunday SNP delegates will gather in Aberdeen to decide our strategy for the next Westminster election. We meet after a disastrous result at the Rutherglen and Hamilton West by-election, and I expect there will be some lively conversations! Social media has been awash with speculation about why the SNP lost so badly, but I […]

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Holyrude Ungagged Season 5 Episode 10 – Tory Spectre Haunts UK

David McClemont @DavoMc82 hosts with regular Brian Finlay @WeeSociologist and the return of  Holyrude O.G. Debra Torrance @HeathPeaPict This week’s topics; – Daily Telegraph’s Calculator of Hate – Failure to eradicate poverty is costing Scotland £2.4bn a year – Sunak Under Pressure – Tories Want to Abolish Inheritance Tax

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Daniel Hannan – Corrida de Tories

by Bo Ferdinand One of Daniel Hannan’s first controversial appearances involved advocating the privatisation of the NHS on Fox News and begging Americans ‘not to follow us down the road of socialism’. Described as a true believer and ‘the man who brought you Brexit’, Hannan helped found both the ERG and Vote Leave, famously insisting […]

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Holyrude Ungagged – Episode 4.11 “Feline Fine”

David McClemont (Twitter: @DavoMc82), Debra Torrance (@HeathPeaPict) and Brian Finlay (@WeeSociologist) discuss the latest events in Scottish and UK politics NEWS – Scottish Government to put Calories on Menus – Conspiracy Theory Targets Scottish School – Voter ID Laws – Matt Hancock Harassed on Tube Music by @HippyMuzic Art by @HeathPeaPict Edited by @HeathPeaPict