Our two current shows are 'The Political Week' and 'Open Door'. 'The Political Week' takes a topical look at current British political issues and 'Open Door' explores national and international issues with experts and activists. Click on the links above for a complete listing of all of the previous shows in each series. 

A Budget for Growth?

Economist Michael Burke explains why the budget will bring anything but growth and exposes the deregulatory plans which will be a major blow to ordinary people's living standards.

Direct download: interview_with_Michael_Burke_22.03.11.mp3
Category:Open Door -- posted at: 11:34am UTC

The Political Week

Joy Johnson reflects on British government responses to Fukushima and Libya and analyses the likely impact of the health care reforms and next week’s budget.

Direct download: interview_with_Joy_Johnson_-_18.03.11_.mp3
Category:The Political Week -- posted at: 4:30pm UTC

Fukushima: the health consequences

As the nuclear disaster unfolds at Fukushima, Kate Hudson speaks with Dr Ian Fairlie, independent consultant on radioactivity in the environment, about the health consequences of the radioactive contamination that is emerging from the stricken plant


Direct download: interview_with_Ian_Fairlie__17.03.11.mp3
Category:Open Door -- posted at: 7:11pm UTC

Ireland's new politics

As Ireland undergoes a major political shift, Kate Hudson interviews Roger Cole from the Irish Peace and Neutrality Alliance about what the post-election changes mean, including the impending end to US military flights via Shannon airport.

Direct download: interview_with_Roger_Cole_-__17.03.11.mp3
Category:Open Door -- posted at: 6:50pm UTC

Western Intervention in Libya?

Should the West intervene in Libya? As the rhetoric heats up for a no-fly zone, Kate Hudson interviews John Rees from the Stop the War Coalition, following his appearance on BBC Radio 4’s Moral Maze debate.

Direct download: interview_with_John_Rees_-_10.03.11.mp3
Category:Open Door -- posted at: 7:49pm UTC

The Political Week with Joy Johnson 03/03/11

This week Kate Hudson and Joy Johnson’s discussion focuses on Rupert Murdoch's proposed take over of BSkyB, the response of the British government to the recent events in North Africa and the upcoming TUC march on the 26th of March.

Direct download: Joy_Johnson_the_political_week_3.3.11.mp3
Category:The Political Week -- posted at: 4:49pm UTC

Open Door with Hannah Elsisi and John Rees - 03/03/11

In this special edition of Open Door Kate Hudson interviews Egyptian student activist Hannah Elsisi, who has recently returned from Cairo's Tahrir Square, and Stop the War activist and documentary film maker, John Rees. They discuss the uprisings in Egypt and Libya, assess the possibilities of real political change and reject talk of foreign military intervention.

Direct download: Interview_with_John_Rees_and_Hannah_Elsisi.mp3
Category:Open Door -- posted at: 1:06pm UTC


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