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SharpTalks is a Podcast dedicated to bringing often ignored political topics into the mainstream of public discourse. From the Border of Northern Ireland to the sexy world of High Speed Rail we want to help you get informed and involved in the politics of today on both sides of the world. If you love what we do, consider donating to our project so we can bring you more content for you to enjoy. And as we say at SharpTalks: Speak Boldly! Support the SharpTalks Project by Donating to Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SharpTalks

SharpTalks is a Podcast dedicated to bringing often ignored political topics into the mainstream of public discourse. From the Border of Northern Ireland to the sexy world of High Speed Rail we want to help you get informed and involved in the politics of today on both sides of the world. If you love what we do, consider donating to our project so we can bring you more content for you to enjoy. And as we say at SharpTalks: Speak Boldly! Support the SharpTalks Project by Donating to Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SharpTalks
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SharpTalks is a Podcast dedicated to bringing often ignored political topics into the mainstream of public discourse. From the Border of Northern Ireland to the sexy world of High Speed Rail we want to help you get informed and involved in the politics of today on both sides of the world. If you love what we do, consider donating to our project so we can bring you more content for you to enjoy. And as we say at SharpTalks: Speak Boldly! Support the SharpTalks Project by Donating to Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SharpTalks

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Episodes

Episode 11: Feminism is Equality, it's just that simple

12/3/2017
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This week on SharpTalks we are joined by guest host Giselle Fryatte while Dasha is galavanting on her vacation. Due to this we will postpone our Royal Wedding gabfest till she is back…or she will kill Hunter. Our interview is with the unstoppable Rania Ramli a brilliant young Labour activist and London Young Labour Executive. … Read More Read More

Episode 10: Who brought all the Champagne Socialists?

11/19/2017
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This week Dasha and Hunter bring on Luke John Davies a PhD researcher in the History of the Labour Movement who is on today to discuss the Gentrification of the Labour Party. We also discuss several stories from around the world and only one is about how men are horrible sexual harassers. From Mugabe to … Read More Read More

Episode 9: Stopping Traffic

11/13/2017
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This week our news brings a slew of new slip-ups for the May Government as a resignation and an offhand remark land the Tories in ever hotter water for the minority government in number 10. From aboard we find another stash of hidden bank accounts and funds of the super rich and discuss the morality … Read More Read More

Episode 8: A Little Aid from our Friends

11/7/2017
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Today we will discuss sexual harassment scandals from Parliament to Outer Spacey, The Growing Trump Russia Scandal, and more. Our interview is with Mark Whittaker, a Young Fabian and Refugee Aid Funding Specialist focusing our discussion on the situation in South Sudan and Ethiopia. In the News this Week: Kevin Spacey Kevin Spacey timeline: How … Read More Read More

Episode 7: The 4th, I mean the 6th Mass Extinction

10/27/2017
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On this week’s episode we talk we introduce Dasha Karzunina our new SharpTalks Co-Host and interview Utopian Environmentalist Scholar Heather Alberro about the future of the world and the 6th mass extinction. Note I incorrectly said 4th in the episode, so thus our title. In the News this Week: Jared O’Mara’s kinda a jerk. Labour … Read More Read More

Episode 6: The More Stairs Lobby

9/24/2017
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On this week’s episode we talk we with Viljo Wilding, a Labour Activist, and Rachel Barker, a Labour candidate for Barnet Council in the Hale ward, about disabled rights in the U.K. Our talk ranges from curb cuts to food allergies as we delve into what makes life a challenge for millions of our neighbors, … Read More Read More

Episode 5: 100% Locally Sourced Government

9/17/2017
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On this week’s episode we talk we with Councillor Khayer Chowdhury from Valentines Ward in Redbridge Borough about a wide range of local government issues from Trash to Trains and his definition of Britishness and Citizenship. I want to thank him for coming on and being the first serving British Politician to join us on … Read More Read More

Episode 4: Labour of Love

9/14/2017
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In episode four or “Labour of Love” We delve into sexuality and civil rights, leaving the world of geopolitics for the moment and taking a close look at what one possible future for the LGBT community in the UK. We are joined by Liam Martin Lane owner and operator of Sapoto an IT consultancy and the … Read More Read More

Episode 3: The Truth and the Big Lie in Populism (Central Europe Part 2)

9/13/2017
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Download a HQ version here. In episode three or “The Truth and the Big Lie in Populism” We continue our deep dive into Eastern populism and focus on the concept of the Truth and the Big Lie in populist politics. We are again joined by Kuba Stawiski the Young Fabians Secretary and a Labour Activist … Read More Read More

Episode 2: Why are populists so popular in Central Europe?

9/3/2017
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Download Episode 2 In episode two or “Why are populists so popular in Central Europe?” We talk about Central European Populism, Historical Memory, and how national mythologies and the monopoly of truth trump traditional politics. On this episode are joined by Kuba Stawiski the Young Fabian Secretary and a Labour Activist from Tower Hamlets. … Read More Read More