Interviews

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

The Social Review Podcast Episode 24: Capitalist Superheroes with Dan Hassler-Forest

Have you ever thought that superheroes are a bit capitalist? That the movies you go and see all have weird political undertones? This week, Jasper sits down with Dr Dan Hassler-Forest, an academic whose work focuses on the overlap between politics and pop culture to talk Disney, balancing being a fan with being a critic and the uneven ideologies of Batman movies.…

The Social Review Podcast 22: The Class Ceiling with Dr Sam Friedman

Jasper sits down with Dr Sam Friedman, Associate Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics and Commissioner of the government’s Social Mobility Commission to talk about his book, The Class Ceiling: Why it Pays to be Privileged. Sam highlights the extent to which class barriers and advantages still permeates British society, why meritocracy is a myth and why private schools…

The Social Review Podcast Episode 15: Haven’t You Heard Of Marie Le Conte

This week, Jasper sits down with political journalist Marie Le Conte to discuss her new book, Haven’t You Heard…? Gossip, Power and How Politics Really Works, touching on journalistic impartiality, the importance of leisure time and the story of how Marie first got into politics. iTunes Link RSS Feed Host: Jasper (@jasper_ch) Guest: Marie Le Conte (@youngvulgarian) Edited by Jasper Cresdee-Hyde.