Interviews

The Social Review Podcast Episode 57: An A-Grade Disaster

Following the government’s U-turn on exams, Jasper chats to Andrew Lawrence (Teach First Ambassador, HeadStartNE Co-Founder) and Fabia Crole (Head of Partnerships, Future Frontiers) about their respective work with disadvantaged students, what the algorithm revealed about Ofqual and government policy, the long-term impact on the class of 2020 and much more. Spotify iTunes

Charlotte Nichols MP interview: “To me, Judaism is about sanctifying life on earth rather than securing a reward in a world to come, and that … really focuses me.”

Charlotte Nichols has been the MP for Warrington North since December last year. Charlotte’s Jewish, and for Jewish people this is a significant time of the year, the Omer, which is the counting of the days from Pesach, the festival of freedom, to Shavuot, the festival of revelation. On Shavuot, the story of Ruth, the archetypal Jew who became Jewish later in…

The Social Review Podcast Episode 44: Commoning the Company

Joe and Jasper chat to Mathew Lawrence, Director of the think tank Common Wealth, to catch up on their work over the past year and their latest report on democratising private companies; they discuss the interplay between nation-states and international corporations, the future of air travel, and how Covid-19 will change globalisation. Commoning the Company: https://www.common-wealth.co.uk/reports/commoning-the-company iTunes

The Social Review Podcast Episode 43: International Trade with Bill Esterson MP

Jasper sits down with Bill Esterson, MP for Sefton Central and Shadow Minister for International Trade, to discuss the future of Labour’s trade policy; how coronavirus will impact globalisation, and what kind of story Labour needs to tell about Britain’s place in the world – as well as, of course, the most punk rock thing he’s ever done. iTunes