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The Real Agenda Network

Jul 31, 2020

In this episode, how governments around the world are undermining our tax collection services. As eyes turn to Central Banks during the coronavirus pandemic, we ask who are they serving?  And look at little-known court ruling concerning the actions of the European Central Bank – the second-most important central bank...


Jul 8, 2020

Is the government's messaging undermining workers’ rights? In this episode, we explore the furlough scheme, what essential work means, and how the government has left it up to employers to react to the pandemic. Democracy in Lockdown is a weekly virtual conversation to discuss our democracy, looking at the...


Jul 7, 2020

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...


Jul 6, 2020

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...


Jul 1, 2020

Neal Lawson, political commentator & Executive Director of the think-tank Compass, joins us to discuss 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...