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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.

Jan 22, 2019

There's nothing happening with Brexit but there's nothing else we can talk about.

Well, Lesley and I hope to prove that wrong and we begin by......talking about Brexit.

We reflect on the impasse at Westminster and how the log jam might be broken by the series of amendments placed for next week.

It's been a struggle to...


Jan 16, 2019

It's the morning after the night before and as the light at the end of the Brexit tunnel looks increasingly like the No Deal express thundering down the track we try and make sense of it all.

Lesley wonders just where Theresa May can now go to get some sort of parliamentary consensus and is this time for the Commons...


Jan 12, 2019

We make our first appearance of 2019 and it's our longest edition ever. I leave it you to decide if this is a good thing....

Lesley spent the last week in London and we begin by looking at her appearance on the BBC's Politics Live. I'm giving no secrets away by revealing in advance that she didn't enjoy it.

However, in...