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Extinction Rebellion podcast 4: Looking Forwards

The Real Agenda Network

Release Date: 01/13/2021

Democracy: time to deliver show art Democracy: time to deliver

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How did we get a government majority of 80 out of 650 seats with only 44% of popular vote? Tom Brake the former member of parliament who is now Exec director of Unlock Democracy talks to The Real Agenda’s Tom Burgess about what we need to do to get a truly representative working democracy that meets the needs of the people it services actually leads to an increase in well-being. The Real Agenda with Tom Burgess is a part of The Real Agenda Network of progressive political podcasts www.realagenda.org

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XR 5: Regenerative Culture with Joanna Macy show art XR 5: Regenerative Culture with Joanna Macy

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In this episode, the Extinction Rebellion Podcast explores regenerative culture with Joanna Macy, PhD is a teacher and writer on issues of environmental justice, Deep Ecology, and Buddhist practice. What is it, and how can it be of use to rebels worldwide? This episode was first released in August 2019 and produced by Jessica Townsend & Bill Leuty for Extinction Rebellion, www.extinctionrebellion.uk, distributed by The Real Agenda Network, podcasts for political change: www.realagenda.org

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New Economics Foundation: How do we win a Green recovery? show art New Economics Foundation: How do we win a Green recovery?

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Fatima Zahra-Ibrahim, co-dir of Green New Deal UK and Chaitanya Kumar, Head of Environment & Green Transition at New Economics Foundation, talk with Ayeisha Thomas-Smith about how do we keep climate in the picture? Should we bail out struggling polluting industries? & how can we make sure our Covid recovery is green? This Aug 2020 episode of Weekly Economics Podcasts was produced by NEF www.neweconomics.org & now available on The Real Agenda Network of podcasts for progressive change. www.realagenda.org

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IPPR Economic Justice: Power Play: Who holds power in the economy? show art IPPR Economic Justice: Power Play: Who holds power in the economy?

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Who holds power in the economy? Why does it matter? And what do we even mean by power? IPPR Director Carys Roberts talks with James Meadway, IPPR Associate Fellow and Matthew Brown, Leader of Preston City Council. This episode of the Economic Justice Podcast was first released in February 2020 & is produced by the Institute of Public Policy Research www.ippr.org, now available on The Real Agenda Network. www.realagenda.org

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Compass 27: Towards a new politics of Care show art Compass 27: Towards a new politics of Care

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Long before Covid hit, it was evident to many that the UK was hurtling towards a crisis of Care. We urgently need a new politics of Care. This week we were joined by three authorities on the state of Care right now: Madeleine Bunting author of Labours of Love, Jo Littler author of The Care Manifesto and Alex Fox (CEO of Shared Lives) It’s Bloody Complicated podcast is created by Compass www.compassonline.org.uk which campaigns for a Good Society, now available on The Real Agenda Network. www.realagenda.

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Extinction Rebellion podcast 4: Looking Forwards show art Extinction Rebellion podcast 4: Looking Forwards

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The Extinction Rebellion podcast discusses the future, with Christiana Figueres, who was head of the UN climate change convention when the Paris agreement was achieved in 2015; George Monbiot, the writer known for his environmental & political activism & Dr Jem Bendell, Prof of Sustainability Leadership at the University of Cumbria. This episode was first released in June 2019 and produced by Extinction Rebellion, www.extinctionrebellion.uk, distributed by The Real Agenda Network: www.realagenda.org

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Compass 26: The Why,What & How of Proportional Representation show art Compass 26: The Why,What & How of Proportional Representation

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Could proportional representation renew our democracy? We’ll be exploring what it could mean to have a different voting system in the UK. Our panel of guests are from the heart of the struggle to get PR on the agenda again, including Klina Jordan from Make Votes Matter. We’ll be digging into the what, why & the how of all things PR. It’s Bloody Complicated podcast created by Compass www.compassonline.org.uk which campaigns for a Good Society, now available on The Real Agenda Network. www.realagenda.o

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Inequality & mental health with Menaka Shanmuganantha show art Inequality & mental health with Menaka Shanmuganantha

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Activist Menaka Shanmuganantha from Toronto talks with Wanda Wyporska of The Equality Trust. She provides a unique perspective on public and mental health debates using both lived experience and researched analysis. Inequality Bites is produced by The Equality Trust www.equalitytrust.org.uk distributed by The Real Agenda Network www.realagenda.org Music: Isatta Sheriff.

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Taxcast 105: A reparational justice journey show art Taxcast 105: A reparational justice journey

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In this episode of Taxcast, recorded in Oct 2020, we go on a reparational justice journey & speak to the Council for World Mission about their Legacies of Slavery project. Plus: austerity’s out, public investment is now in?! We discuss the IMF’s hypocritical turn around – now poorer countries need apologies and restitution. Produced by Naomi Fowler of the Tax Justice Network www.taxjustice.net/taxcast, distributed by www.realagenda.org

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Compass 25: Building a progressive future with Matthew Taylor show art Compass 25: Building a progressive future with Matthew Taylor

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Matthew Taylor, writer, broadcaster and CEO of the RSA talks about his time as head of Tony Blair’s Policy Unit, what’s going on at the RSA and what the future holds for all Progressives. Matthew was one of a cabal of four back in the early 2000s who helped invent Compass. In a wide-ranging discussion, we cover

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The Extinction Rebellion podcast discusses the future with Christiana Figueres, founder of the Global Optimism group and was head of the UN climate change convention when the Paris agreement was achieved in 2015; George Monbiot, the writer known for his environmental and political activism and Dr Jem Bendell, Professor of Sustainability Leadership at the University of Cumbria. This episode was first released in June 2019 and produced by Jessica Townsend & Bill Leuty for Extinction Rebellion, www.extinctionrebellion.uk, distributed by The Real Agenda Network, podcasts for political change: www.realagenda.org