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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 27, 2012

 'The Scottish Six' has ended it run at the Edinburgh Fringe. In this week's podcast Lesley talks through some of the lessons and insights. We also briefly touch on communities, ahead of the annual Development Trusts Association Scotland conference, and NATO.


Aug 21, 2012

In the pod this week, Lesley explains some of the background to a 'discussion' raging out there in 'blogistan'. It has been mostly about the role and number of women featuring in the 'constitutional' debates in the Scottish media. A list of notable Scottish women was produced and it provoked comment from...


Aug 8, 2012

It's been hard to miss the impact the Olympics have had. In this week's, Lesley Riddoch relates a World Services experience , reflects on the Olympic gender issues and helmets. For cyclists.