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Beyond Covid: Caroline Lucas MP

The Real Agenda Network

Release Date: 04/16/2020

Taxcast: tax collection, a labour of love show art Taxcast: tax collection, a labour of love

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Governments around the world are undermining tax collection services, why?. As eyes turn to Central Banks during the coronavirus pandemic, we ask who are they serving? & a court ruling concerning the actions of the European Central Bank. Among those talk to are Johann van Loggerenberg, formerly of the South African Revenue Service & regular John Christensen of the Tax Justice Network. Produced by www.taxjustice.net/taxcast distributed by www.realagenda.org

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Democracy in Lockdown 6: Workers & the furlough scheme show art Democracy in Lockdown 6: Workers & the furlough scheme

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Is the government's messaging undermining workers’ rights? We explore the furlough scheme, what essential work means, & how the government has left it up to employers to react to the pandemic. Democracy in Lockdown is a virtual conversation to discuss our democracy, looking at the UK’s political system during the global health crisis & exploring how it impacts our society & democracy. Created by Unlock Democracy and distributed by The Real Agenda Network https://unlockdemocracy.org.uk www.realagenda.org

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Compass 7: Designing a better Britain, Hilary Cottam show art Compass 7: Designing a better Britain, Hilary Cottam

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Hilary Cottam, designer, progressive thinker, acclaimed author & social entrepreneur talks about her latest book “Radical Help” which was described by the Guardian as "a publication that would transform Britain". Through it she explores the new forms of thinking, working & organising we need to navigate the twin challenges of climate change and technology driven socio-economic change. It’s Bloody Complicated is a new podcast series that features thinkers, politicians, journalists, and community activists from across the progressive spectrum, created by Compass which...

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Professor Guy Standing tells us why the time has come for the government to introduce a basic income for UK citizens, what that would look like, and what the trials of basic incomes across the world have taught us. What Matters? is a podcast from Compassion in Politics, the think tank that works to bring more compassion into public life, produced by Kitty Horlick for The Real Agenda Network, podcasts for progressive change. www.compassioninpolitics.com www.realagenda.org

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What Matters? 2: Neal Lawson, Compass show art What Matters? 2: Neal Lawson, Compass

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Neal Lawson, Exec Dir of the think-tank Compass, discusses how we can build back better after Covid, his lessons from working to create progressive alliances in politics, & his view on how political movements are undergoing transformations. What Matters is a podcast from Compassion in Politics, the think tank that works to bring more compassion into public life, produced by Kitty Horlick for The Real Agenda Network, podcasts for progressive change. www.compassioninpolitics.com www.realagenda.org

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What is Compassion?  Prof Paul Gilbert show art What is Compassion? Prof Paul Gilbert

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Prof Paul Gilbert, clinical psychologist, talks about his pioneering research into compassion focused therapy: where does it come from, how do we cultivate it, what can do to our brains and what does it offer society? This special bonus episode of the podcast from Compassion in Politics, the think tank that works to bring more compassion into public life, produced by Kitty Horlick for The Real Agenda Network, podcasts for progressive change. www.compassioninpolitics.com www.realagenda.org

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What Matters: Pragna Patel show art What Matters: Pragna Patel

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Founder of Southall Black Sisters, Pragna Patel talks to Jennifer Nadel about her mission to bring legal rights to migrant women fleeing domestic abuse, & sheds light on some of the historical echoes surrounding recent protests. What Matters is political think tank Compassion and Politics’ new podcast. What Matters is produced by Kitty Horlick for The Real Agenda Network. www.compassioninpolitics.com www.realagenda.org

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Taxcast 100: Healthy Economies show art Taxcast 100: Healthy Economies

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From the ashes of Covid 19 crisis, how can we build a better economic & socially just system that works for all of us? The pandemic also exposes the pile-up of unaddressed crises which we must also fix. Naomi Fowler talks about tax justice, bailout conditions for companies, & Universal Basic Services, with Idriss Linge, of Impôts et Justice Sociale, Anna Coote of New Economics Foundation plus John Christensen of TJN. Produced by www.taxjustice.net/taxcast distributed by www.realagenda.org

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Beyond Covid 7: Prof Danny Dorling show art Beyond Covid 7: Prof Danny Dorling

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Oxford professor Danny Dorling talks about his new book, Slowdown, why he thinks there were huge shifts taking place to our economy before Covid, & the lessons we can learn from Europe about how to create a fairer society. The Beyond Covid podcast series is created by Compassion in Politics, the think tank that works to bring more compassion into public life, produced by Kitty Horlick for The Real Agenda Network, podcasts for progressive change. www.compassioninpolitics.com www.realagenda.org

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Democracy in Lockdown 5: Key workers, the media & democracy show art Democracy in Lockdown 5: Key workers, the media & democracy

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What voices are being represented or neglected by the mainstream media? & what does it have to do with the current democratic structure? We explore media narratives & how key workers’ stories are being told. Democracy in Lockdown podcast discusses our democracy, looking at the UK’s political system during Covid crisis & exploring how it impacts our society & democracy. First released 7 May, by Unlock Democracy in partnership with The Real Agenda Network https://unlockdemocracy.org.uk www.realagenda.org

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Caroline Lucas MP talks about how to use the lessons we’re learning from the current crisis to tackle climate change & build a more equal country. Hosted by member of the Nobel Peace Prize winning campaign team for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons, Matt Hawkins and former ITV News editor, Jennifer Nadel, this episode is the first in a new series exploring ideas that would enable the UK to build back better after the Covid-19 crisis. Caroline discusses fresh evidence which shows the public may be more receptive to crisis measures to tackle climate change than politicians realise & how to use the community power we’ve seen in response to Covid-19 to unleash a new more democratic politics in the future. She also reveals her guilty comfort for dealing with lockdown. The Beyond Covid podcast series is created by Compassion in Politics, Matt and Jen’s think tank which works to bring more compassion into public life, and is produced by Kitty Horlick for The Real Agenda Network, podcasts for political change. www.compassioninpolitics.com www.realagenda.org