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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.

Apr 28, 2017

After the excitement of last week we return to "normality".

Lesley has been haring round the country and we chat about the Yes walk across the Tay Bridge for the rally last Saturday and the perils of speaking after the Wee Ginger Dug and his pal Paul.

I'm given 30 seconds to explain the STV voting system for the local...


Apr 19, 2017

This week we concentrate entirely on May's decision to call a snap General Election on June 8th.

Lesley reflects on her appearance on BBC Newsnight and what this may say about future coverage.

I chip in here and there .