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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.

Jun 27, 2010

Michael Fry and Andy Myles join Lesley in the pod to dissect the budget. They go on to discuss the state of the parties, the trams and the role of history in current affairs. And then they stay on for a very special discussion - see the next podcast for details.


Jun 18, 2010

Gerry Hassan and John McTernan join Lesley to dissect the Labour Party Leadership contest as evidenced by hustings. As a former special adviser, John has strong opinions and insights. In a lively discussion, Labour's record gets examined. The Bloody Sunday report is commented on and there is no talk of the World Cup.


Jun 11, 2010

This week, Joyce McMillan, Tiffany Jenkins and Lesley dissect the Labour Party Leadership race, the public sector cuts, foxes and the footie ( obviously ) .


Jun 4, 2010

Peter MacMahon, George Kerevan and Lesley met and recorded this podcast on Wednesday lunchtime as the tragic events in Cumbria were unfolding. They concentrated on the rise of Danny Alexander, Calman, the tallest MP and the troubles of Israel and BP.


May 28, 2010

In this week's podcast, Christine Grahame MSP and James McCormick think tank adviser joins Lesley to unpick the Queen's Speech. Full of pithy comment, insight and unorthodox analysis...we await your comments.