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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 19, 2017

Lesley returns refreshed and invigorated from Croatia. I on the other hand am hot foot frae Kirkcaldy. Oh the glamour of it all!

The launch of the Conservative Party manifesto, north and south of the border;that ITV leaders debate, minus May and Corbyn and the post Brexit position of the  Scottish fishing industry give...


May 12, 2017

This week's podcast was recorded live at the Butterfly Cafe in Dundee.

Lesley was just about to jet off to sunny Croatia and we took advantage of the cafe's good auspices to podcast from the children's play area( highly appropriate I hear you cry!).

So, not only will you hear herself and me but ,to the background of...


May 5, 2017

This week we rush headlong into the stramash of the local elections.

Are rumours of the Tory Scottish tidal wave over exaggerated?

Just what is going on when swathes of solid Labour areas suddenly turn blue?

Have we reached peak SNP?

Is it the constitution stupid?

Lesley dashes hot foot from PM and I try and decipher my...