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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.

Aug 30, 2011

Let's be honest, if we didn't talk about the Edinburgh trams; you'd be asking for your money back. Equally, after a super session at the Festival of Politics with Rune Rafaelsen and Anna Kireeva; you would like to hear the feedback.


Aug 23, 2011

It's a game of two halves. Lesley touches on Alex 'surely she's got to get an award for this reporting' Crawford, whose coverage of the Libya end game has been superb. And then moves on to cyclists, in a week where the LSE puts the economic benefits of cycling to be around £2.9billion. The class warfare of bikes and...


Aug 17, 2011

Against a background of riots and their aftermath, Lesley was off ot Malta. She has much to share and seems to have found the good folk of Malta a cheery bunch with a tale or two to tell.


Aug 8, 2011

Lesley is just back from a flying visit to Norway and was able to see, at first hand, how the Norwegians are reacting to the recent tragedy.


Aug 1, 2011

Tramping around Scotland, you pick up a lot of stories about Scottish Water. Lesley wrote a column based on a few. Here she explains a bit more.