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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Week 27: Villain – Greece’s Creditors (The Troika)

July 7, 2015

This Week’s Villains are the Troika of creditors who have plunged Greece into more chaos, the IMF, the ECB and the EU. I listened to a young Greek teacher talking on the radio last week – she was explaining how, in the last five austere years, her journey to work has been so regularly disrupted […]

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#1034: 2015, FFS, Piss Off

July 7, 2015

One of the most exciting developments in the world of arty-farty post-punk is the supergroup collaboration between Franz Ferdinand and Sparks. The result is the production of an album that is bizarrely both coherent and crazily creative. FFS is an album that is a hell of a lot of fun to listen to. It pretty […]

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Great Political Speeches #4: Ken Livingstone Responds To The 7/7 Attacks

July 7, 2015

Ten years ago today terrorists attacked the London transport system in the middle of the morning rush hour with four separate suicide bombs, killing 52 people. Tony Blair, the then Prime Minister was at the G8 summit at Gleneagles.   His reaction was platitudinous and has been rightly wholly forgotten by history. The then Mayor of London, […]

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