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The Real Agenda Network

Apr 30, 2020

Today we are joined by Professor Michael West of the King’s Fund: the think thank devoted to improving health and care in the UK. Michael talks about his research on effective leadership styles and how these can be used to change politics for good. Plus he shares with us the thing he is struggling with most during...


Apr 29, 2020

Is the government untouchable?  In this episode, we talk about government scrutiny and accountability - why it’s even more important in a crisis and how the last few years may have contributed to what we’re seeing now. Democracy in Lockdown is a weekly virtual conversation to discuss our democracy, looking at the...


Apr 29, 2020

Clive Lewis, MP for Norwich South since to 2015 talks to Neal Lawson, Director of Compass about the Progressive Alliance, the need for Proportional Representation, talking with the SNP, basic income and much more. Clive previously served as vice-president of the National Union of Students, worked as a TV reporter for 


Apr 28, 2020

This is the March edition of Taxcast, the monthly podcast from Tax Justice Network. In this episode, how many more signs do we need to tell us we must urgently reform our economies, keep essential services out of private hands and transition away from fossil fuels? As the world buckles up for a different kind of crisis...


Apr 27, 2020

Are civil liberties being curtailed by new policing powers? And are different communities being treated equally? This week we talk about how new policing powers impact on our civil liberties during the #COVID19 crisis, featuring Network for Police Monitoring Coordinator, Kevin Blowe. Democracy in Lockdown is a weekly...