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Scottish politics dissected from a left, pro-independence stance. Each week, award-winning broadcaster and journalist, Lesley Riddoch chews over the week’s news with former media lecturer and Dundee United fan, Pat Joyce. If you like intelligent, quirky chat about Scottish society and culture, and Scottish, UK and international politics analysed from a Scottish perspective; this podcast is for you.

May 28, 2010

In this week's podcast, Christine Grahame MSP and James McCormick think tank adviser joins Lesley to unpick the Queen's Speech. Full of pithy comment, insight and unorthodox analysis...we await your comments.


May 21, 2010

Apologies ...but the gremlins were in the Feisty works...this podcast with Gerry Hassan and Kenny Farquharson entitled the "obviously intelligent" podcast seems to have disappeared. So here it is back with all its talk of 'policy wonks' and others in the Scottish political life.


May 21, 2010

In the pod this week, Michael Fry and Andy Myles join Lesley to pick over an exciting week in Scottish politics. Naturally, enough, with a former Tory historian and a former LibDem CEO, topics included the perilous state of Scottish Conservatives, coalitions and leadership. And the F word - federalism appears fleetingly.


May 7, 2010

In this Scotsman podcast, Michael Kelly joins Joyce McMillan and Lesley in the pod. The subjects for discussion include; beards, knees and the heart of the Labour Party. Recorded on the eve of the General Election 2010; it is surprisingly prophetic.