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Novara Media is an independent media organisation addressing the issues—from a crisis of capitalism to racism and climate change—that are set to define the 21st century.
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The biggest stories and guests from the UK and international left. Hosted by Michael Walker, Aaron Bastani, Ash Sarkar, Moya Lothian-McLean, Dalia Gebrial and more.
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Nadia Idle, Jeremy Gilbert and Keir Milburn bring you ACFM – a show about left-wing politics, culture, music and experiences of collective joy.
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We need to save the world from climate breakdown. But with inequality growing, democracy in retreat and the far right on the rise, do we really want to save this world, or do we want to change it? Planet B is a new podcast series from Novara Media which imagines a world that isn’t just saved from climate breakdown, but is renewed and transformed by the fight against it.
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Welcome to an eye-opening bi-weekly podcast that shatters conventional wisdom and explores the world’s biggest questions. Join me as I dive deep into riveting conversations with brilliant scientists and experts, unlocking the secrets of profound systemic change and how to make it a reality. In a world inundated with reductive and polarising information, we’re here to dismantle misconceptions and disrupt the narratives perpetuated by sensationalised media. Together with my guests, I aim to sl ...
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In the 1970s, the Provisional IRA was in the early days of its armed campaign to end British rule on Ireland. In the United States, a small group of activists began organising on their behalf. They called themselves the Irish Northern Aid Committee, or Noraid—and they were looking for a fight. Hosted by documentary filmmaker Nate Lavey, Foreign Agent is a podcast series about the connection between ordinary Irish Americans and a revolutionary socialist guerrilla group. In six episodes, trave ...
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Five Just Stop Oil protestors have received record-breaking jail sentences in the history of peaceful protest in Britain. Plus: Keir Starmer attempts to repair relations with Europe; and the Covid Inquiry slams Hancock and Hunt in their first report. With Steven Methven and @NoJusticeMTG .By Novara Media
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It’s part of the national myth: the English invented football and to England it will return (next time!). But if football is part of what makes England England, it’s equally part of the story of how Europe became Europe. In this Pro Revolution Soccer season finale, Tom Williams and Juliet Jacques tell this story of oddballs, war, oligarchs, dodgy d…
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It's part of the national myth: the English invented football and to England it will return (next time!).But if football is part of what makes England England, it's equally part of how Europe became Europe.In this Pro Revolution Soccer season finale, Tom Williams and Juliet Jacques tell this story of oddballs, war, oligarchs, dodgy deals and footba…
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Work, wealth, people & planet…Welcome back! Today, we dive into the profound impact of work on our lives and society. Our guest, Polly Smythe, a journalist and labour movement correspondent, offers her perspective on the transformation of work, the erosion of worker protections, and the intersection of labour rights with broader social and environm…
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Was the Iraq War the exception or the rule? Throughout the twentieth century, Labour governments have been involved in some of Britain’s most disastrous colonial acts: the partition of India, the counter-insurgency in Malaya, and the Nakba. So, what can we expect this time? Eleanor Penny asks David Wearing, author of AngloArabia: Why Gulf Wealth Ma…
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Five Just Stop Oil protestors have received record-breaking jail sentences in the history of peaceful protest in Britain. Plus: Keir Starmer attempts to repair relations with Europe; and the Covid Inquiry slams Hancock and Hunt in their first report. With Steven Methven and @NoJusticeMTG .By Novara Media
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Welsh first minister Vaughan Gething has resigned from his position after a slew of resignations from his cabinet and months of corruption scandal surrounding him. Plus: Donald Trump has chosen his running mate for the upcoming US presidential election; and Joe Biden has said he has done more than anyone else for the Palestinian people. With Aaron …
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Welsh first minister Vaughan Gething has resigned from his position after a slew of resignations from his cabinet and months of corruption scandal surrounding him. Plus: Donald Trump has chosen his running mate for the upcoming US presidential election; and Joe Biden has said he has done more than anyone else for the Palestinian people. With Aaron …
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It’s part of the national myth: the English invented football and to England it will return (next time!). But if football is part of what makes England England, it’s equally part of the story of how Europe became Europe. In this Pro Revolution Soccer season finale, Tom Williams and Juliet Jacques tell this story of oddballs, war, oligarchs, dodgy d…
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Ash and Moya are joined by podcast entrepreneur and single mum Renay Richardson to talk about the realities of solo parenting, from being blocked from adopting to the shortage of Black sperm donors. Plus: a harrowing faux pas. Come and see If I Speak live at the London Podcast Festival on 15 September! Tickets available from Kings Place now. Got a …
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Ash and Moya are joined by podcast entrepreneur and single mum Renay Richardson to talk about the realities of solo parenting, from being blocked from adopting to the shortage of Black sperm donors. Plus: a harrowing faux pas. Come and see If I Speak live at the London Podcast Festival on 15 September! Tickets available from Kings Place now. Got a …
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Ash and Moya are joined by podcast entrepreneur and single mum Renay Richardson to talk about the realities of solo parenting, from being blocked from adopting to the shortage of Black sperm donors. Plus: a harrowing faux pas.Come and see If I Speak live at the London Podcast Festival on 15 September! Tickets available from KingsPlace.co.ukGot a pr…
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20-year-old Matthew Crooks has been named as the shooter responsible for the assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump. Plus: health secretary Wes Streeting has extended the ban on puberty blockers; and foreign secretary David Lammy has visited Israel and met with Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu. With Michael Walker and David Adler.…
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20-year-old Matthew Crooks has been named as the shooter responsible for the assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump. Plus: health secretary Wes Streeting has extended the ban on puberty blockers; and foreign secretary David Lammy has visited Israel and met with Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu. With Michael Walker and David Adler.…
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Jeremy Corbyn was a Labour MP for almost four decades – and led the party at two general elections. This year however, and despite still being a party member, Corbyn was blocked from standing again in his seat of Islington North. As soon as Rishi Sunak declared a snap general election, and the Labour leadership chose a different candidate, Corbyn a…
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Jeremy Corbyn was a Labour MP for almost four decades – and led the party at two general elections. This year however, and despite still being a party member, Corbyn was blocked from standing again in his seat of Islington North. As soon as Rishi Sunak declared a snap general election, and the Labour leadership chose a different candidate, Corbyn a…
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Keir Starmer faces renewed pressure to scrap the two-child benefit cap as new figures reveal the devastating impact of the policy. Plus: Mixed messages from Ed Miliband on oil and gas exploration licences; and Thames Water is put into special measures. With Dalia Gebrial and Mike Bankole.By Novara Media
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Keir Starmer faces renewed pressure to scrap the two-child benefit cap as new figures reveal the devastating impact of the policy. Plus: Mixed messages from Ed Miliband on oil and gas exploration licences; and Thames Water is put into special measures. With Dalia Gebrial and Mike Bankole.By Novara Media
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The French left have played a blinder. Or, at least, the centre-right chaos agent and French President Emmanuel Macron has played it for them. Macron called snap elections, hoping to crush both the left and right. He failed. Instead, the far right briefly surged, coming top in the first round before a newly cohesive French left took the largest sha…
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The French left have played a blinder. Or, at least, the centre-right chaos agent and French President Emmanuel Macron has played it for them. Macron called snap elections, hoping to crush both the left and right. He failed. Instead, the far right briefly surged, coming top in the first round before a newly cohesive French left took the largest sha…
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The French left have played a blinder. Or, at least, the centre-right chaos agent and French President Emmanuel Macron has played it for them.Macron called snap elections, hoping to crush both the left and right. He failed. Instead, the far right briefly surged, coming top in the first round before a newly cohesive French left took the largest shar…
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Keir Starmer has headed to Washington for the 75th anniversary of NATO. We speak to foreign affairs writer Lily Lynch. Plus: Keir Starmer shows his hypocrisy on atrocities in Gaza and Ukraine; and Labour are considering one proposal that could see thousands of prisoners released this summer. With Michael Walker and Dalia Gebrial.…
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Keir Starmer has headed to Washington for the 75th anniversary of NATO. We speak to foreign affairs writer Lily Lynch. Plus: Keir Starmer shows his hypocrisy on atrocities in Gaza and Ukraine; and Labour are considering one proposal that could see thousands of prisoners released this summer. With Michael Walker and Dalia Gebrial.…
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Tom and Juliet expose the surprisingly rich history of football as a wing of political resistance, from Algeria to Palestine to the growing power of the grassroots game in Britain. They also process England’s shock win against Switzerland, TV pundits’ criticism of Southgate, and the silence around Cristiano Ronaldo. Music by Matt Huxley. Help us bu…
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Tom and Juliet expose the surprisingly rich history of football as a wing of political resistance, from Algeria to Palestine to the growing power of the grassroots game in Britain. They also process England’s shock win against Switzerland, TV pundits’ criticism of Southgate, and the silence around Cristiano Ronaldo. Music by Matt Huxley. Help us bu…
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Tom and Juliet expose the surprisingly rich history of football as a wing of political resistance, from Algeria to Palestine to the growing power of the grassroots game in Britain.They also process England's shock win against Switzerland, TV pundits' criticism of Southgate, and the silence around Cristiano Ronaldo.Music by Matt Huxley.Help us build…
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The ACFM crew offer their first reactions to Labour’s landslide election win. Can Starmer’s government rescue the public sector? Where will the money come from? And can they make it to a second term? Sign up to the ACFM newsletter: https://novaramedia.com/newsletters Produced and edited by Matt Huxley and Chal Ravens. Help us build people-powered m…
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The ACFM crew offer their first reactions to Labour’s landslide election win. Can Starmer’s government rescue the public sector? Where will the money come from? And can they make it to a second term? Sign up to the ACFM newsletter: https://novaramedia.com/newsletters Produced and edited by Matt Huxley and Chal Ravens. Help us build people-powered m…
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The ACFM crew offer their first reactions to Labour’s landslide election win. Can Starmer’s government rescue the public sector? Where will the money come from? And can they make it to a second term? Sign up to the ACFM newsletter: https://novaramedia.com/newsletters Produced and edited by Matt Huxley and Chal Ravens. Help us build people-powered m…
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Ash has a theory of cool that involves nonchalance, style and timing – but Moya’s not so sure. Plus, advice for one listener who wants respect in their situationship, and someone dealing with a newcomer to the family. Come and see If I Speak live at the London Podcast Festival on 15 September! Tickets available from kingsplace.co.uk now. Got a prob…
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Ash has a theory of cool that involves nonchalance, style and timing – but Moya’s not so sure. Plus, advice for one listener who wants respect in their situationship, and someone dealing with a newcomer to the family. Come and see If I Speak live at the London Podcast Festival on 15 September! Tickets available from kingsplace.co.uk now. Got a prob…
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Ash has a theory of cool that involves nonchalance, style and timing – but Moya’s not so sure. Plus, advice for one listener who wants respect in their situationship, and someone dealing with a newcomer to the family. Come and see If I Speak live at the London Podcast Festival on 15 September! Tickets available from kingsplace.co.uk now.Got a probl…
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The United States’ impact on British culture and foreign policy is obvious. But its influence on our domestic politics, business, and daily lives warrants closer examination.To discuss this, Aaron is joined by Angus Hanton, author of ‘Vassal State: How America Runs Britain’.By Novara Media
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The United States’ impact on British culture and foreign policy is obvious. But its influence on our domestic politics, business, and daily lives warrants closer examination. To discuss this, Aaron is joined by Angus Hanton, author of ‘Vassal State: How America Runs Britain’.By Novara Media
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The United States’ impact on British culture and foreign policy is obvious. But its influence on our domestic politics, business, and daily lives warrants closer examination. To discuss this, Aaron is joined by Angus Hanton, author of ‘Vassal State: How America Runs Britain’.By Novara Media
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