33 episodes about uk-politics

Ep 1139: The Serious Consequences of Boris Johnson's Lies

Chris Johns joins Eamon to discuss the G7 summit in Cornwall, and the increasingly fraught relationship between the UK and the EU.

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Ep 1120: Dominic Cummings – The Westminster Axe Man

Chris Johns talks to Eamon about the extraordinary appearance of Dominic Cummings at the select committee yesterday.

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Ep 1113: Ireland of Little Interest to Boris and Baron Frost

Chris Johns joins Eamon to discuss the Johnson government's brinksmanship around the Northern Ireland protocol, as well as the reopening of the British economy.

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Ep 1106: Ballymurphy to Derry – Eamon McCann on Paras' Massacres

Eamonn McCann talks to Eamon about the campaign to get justice for ten people murdered by the British Army in West Belfast in 1971, and what Boris Johnson's response to this week's findings can tell us about the British attitude to Northern Ireland.

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Ep 1103: Britain 2021 - English Nationalists Rule Ok

Chris Johns talks to Eamon in the aftermath of the recent elections across Britain.

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Ep 1045: Is the Good Friday Agreement Safe in Lying Johnson's Hands?

Chris Johns joins Eamon to discuss the escalating tensions between the UK and EU authorities.

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Ep 1036: Can Boris’s Vaccine Victory Redeem His Covid Failures?

Chris Johns joins Eamon to discuss the success of the UK's vaccination programme.

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Ep 996: Tough For Boris’s Britain in the Post-Trump World

Chris Johns joins Eamon to discuss the evolving relationship between Britain and the United States, as well as the possible rebirth of Keynesian economics under President Joe Biden.

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Ep 959: Brexit – Time To Make Your Mind Up, EU Tells Britain

Naomi O'Leary, Europe correspondent with the Irish Times, joins Eamon to discuss the tense final stages of the the Brexit negotiations between the EU and Britain.

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Ep 935: Right Wing Hacks, After Dinner Speakers and Journalists - No Way to Govern

Chris Johns joins Eamon to discuss the public arguments tearing through 10 Downing Street this week.

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Ep 933: Weak and Disorganised Boris Blunders Towards a Chaotic Brexit

Brendan O'Neill, editor of Spiked, talks to Eamon.

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Ep 920: Corbyn Provides Good News for Embattled Boris (Again)

Chris Johns talks to Eamon about a new report on anti-semitism in the British Labour Party, as well as the role democracy plays in defining the effectiveness of the coronavirus response across the world.

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Ep 912: Boris Waits For US Election Result Before Making His Brexit Move

Chris Johns joins Eamon to discuss the increasingly evident failures of nations to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.

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Ep 908: Boris Seeks Redemption Through Brexit

Brendan O'Neill, editor of Spiked, talks to Eamon.

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Ep 894: Boris – Exposed and Clueless, The Myth Dissolves

Chris Johns joins Eamon to discuss the publication of 'The Gambler', Tom Bower's unauthorised biography of Boris Johnson, as well as Johnson's keynote speech at the Tory party conference.

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Ep 888: Boris’s Britain Catches a New Virus: Incompetence

Chris Johns talks to Eamon about the confusion surrounding the UK's coronavirus protocols.

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Ep 879: White Collar Job Security A Thing of the Past

Chris Johns talks to Eamon about the economic consequences of the pandemic on Ireland and the UK, and the pivotal decisions faced by Rishi Sunak and Paschal Donohoe.

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Ep 877: Boris – Trumpian Exposed as Workshy Laughing Stock

Brendan O'Neill, editor of Spiked, talks to Eamon.

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Ep 868: The Slow and Painful Exposure of Boris

Chris Johns joins Eamon to discuss the escalating struggles of the Johnson government.

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Ep 866: Boris's Brexit – Bad for Britain, Bad for Ireland, Bad for Europe

Bertie Ahern joins Eamon to discuss the British government's latest efforts to negotiate a deal with the EU, and the impact of the controversial Internal Markets Bill.

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Ep 813: Boris Threatens the Union, Bad News for Ireland

Chris Johns joins Eamon to discuss Boris Johnson's first year as Prime Minister.

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Ep 773: Dithering Boris Being Exposed

Brendan O'Neill, editor of Spiked, talks to Eamon.

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Ep 769: Britain - No Quick Fix for Institutional Racism

Chris Johns talks to Eamon about the events in England following the death of George Floyd.

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Ep 764: Boris Intent on No Deal Brexit

Chris Johns talks to Eamon about how Brexit continues to influence the actions of the Johnson government.

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Ep 757: Boris Shedding Allies and Credibility

Brendan O'Neill, editor of Spiked, talks to Eamon about the fallout of Dominic Cummings' trip to Durham and what it can tell us about the Johnson government and the British media.

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Ep 751: Brazen Boris Stakes Everything on Dominic Cummings

Economist Chris Johns talks to Eamon.

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Ep 730: Britain's Covid-19 Disaster – Boris Tries To Spin His Way Out

Chris Johns talks to Eamon about the bluffing and bullying of the Boris Johnson government.

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Ep 722: Covid-19 – As UK Numbers Soar, Tide Beginning to Turn on Boris

Chris Johns talks to Eamon about the deepening crisis in the UK, and the return of Boris Johnson from illness.

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Ep 704: Covid-19 – Facing a Mountain of National Debt, Can We Walk Away?

Chris Johns talks to Eamon about the response of the British government to the coronavirus crisis, and the possibility of debt forgiveness.

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Ep 692: Britain Pays The Price For Government By Slogan

Brendan O'Neill, editor of Spiked, talks to Eamon about the UK's response to the coronavirus crisis.

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Ep 55: Geoffrey Wheatcroft on the Tory crisis + John Giles on Ireland's draw with Austria

Geoffrey Wheatcroft talks about the crisis for the Tories, the dangers of the DUP/Tory alliance, and Boris Johnson’s dubious character. John Giles on Ireland’s 1-1 draw with Australia, and why Gareth Southgate didn’t need to go commando.

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