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The Real Agenda Network

Aug 28, 2020

Our flagship show, The Real Agenda with Tom Burgess returns to The Real Agenda Network very soon. Each episode will feature news and views from groups campaigning for economic and social justice such as Compassion in Politics, Taxpayers Against Poverty and Coalition for Economic Justice and others. The focus will be...


Aug 27, 2020

Catch Up: recorded 26 May 20, Compass talks to Guy Standing, Professor of Development Studies at SOAS, founding member and honorary co-president of the Basic Income Earth Network and author of Battling Eight Giants: Basic Income Now. The idea of a universal basic or guaranteed income has been advocated for centuries....


Aug 26, 2020

Catch Up, ICYMI: In the last Democracy in Lockdown episode, we talk about our main takeaways of the podcast series, our favourite episodes, what we’ve learned, and how to go forward. We remember the key moments during the lockdown, from insufficient PPE, to emergency powers, to the furlough scheme and the impact...


Aug 25, 2020

Catch Up, ICYMI: The climate crisis and how the UK’s undemocratic system let the fossil fuel industry squeeze out the people. We talk to EJ and Oliver, environmental activists with UKSCN, about their fight for climate justice, and how participation and solidarity should be at the heart of all social struggles. Created...


Aug 23, 2020

Catch Up, ICYMI: How have students & young people have been impacted by the pandemic & what the upcoming recession might mean for their future & for democracy. Created by Unlock Democracy and distributed by The Real Agenda Network https://unlockdemocracy.org.uk