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The Social Review Podcast Episode 2: The Wellbeing of Nations

The gang discuss New Zealand’s Wellbeing Budget and what it means for the future of GDP. Meanwhile, Jasper interviews Steve Lapsley (Open Labour NEC) on anti-semitism within Labour and how to enshrine wellbeing policies in government. Plus, Stephen Harper and Sean Smyth join to discuss the Champions League Final and football’s ability to bring people together. iTunes link RSS feed link Host:…

The Social Review Podcast Episode 1: European Elections, Second Referendums and Detective Pikachu

Jasper, Joe, William and Eugenie discuss the European Election results and what they mean for Labour going forward, and we interview Tessa M. on her work in second referendum campaigns (Our Future Our Choice, Young Labour 4 A Final Say). Plus, the team discuss Detective Pikachu’s relationship with Noam Chomsky, and the misrepresentation of trans issues in BBC One’s Years and Years.…

Playground Democracy

“He should be REMOVED from any type of educational system and locked up,” wrote ‘Bossman’ on Twitter, in response to David Runciman, Professor of Politics at Cambridge University, calling for the voting age to be lowered to six years old. Bossman’s tweet was indicative of the response of many, seeing it as frivolous, frothy intellectualism befitting of such an antiquated institution that,…