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The Real Agenda Network

Mar 25, 2021

Dr Fran Darlington-Pollock, Chair of The Equality Trust and Lecturer in Geography at the University of Liverpool talks with Wanda Wyporska, Executive Director of The Equality Trust about the impacts of policy and inequality on people's experience of Covid-19, on health, and on regional differences. Inequality Bites is...


Mar 20, 2021

Award-winning journalist, author, & TV presenter Gavin Esler joins us to discuss his new book: How Britain Ends - and whether or not far-right nationalism could lead to the break-up of the UK. We also talk about how we can change the divisive culture of politics (and the media) & the prospects for the Biden...


Mar 16, 2021

This month we take a look at the transformative power of financial transactions taxes. There’s a chance that New York, home to two of the world’s largest stock exchanges, could be about to set an important precedent. We go to Kenya to look at its experience with a financial transactions tax. And we see how...


Mar 11, 2021

We need to act now if we want to avoid overwhelming climate and ecological breakdown. So why does the government tell us we’ve got until 2050? In this episode we’re exploring the government’s 2050 net zero emissions target and why that timeline endangers not only humans, but every other species on the planet....


Mar 9, 2021

Writer, economist, politician, and former academic Yanis Varoufakis gives an hour of hard-headed economic analysis, a few home truths for the European Left, and plenty of laughter too. Yanis is perhaps best known for his tenure as Greek finance minister and his role in the country’s high stakes negotiations with the...