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46. The future of foreign aid

46. The future of foreign aid How have major recent scandals affected perception of international development, does Brexit suggest a turning of opinion against it, and is this an opportunity to change how aid works...

Extra: Episode 45 review

Extra: Episode 45 review Conor Pope and Henna Shah discuss the best books – politics and otherwise – to read on the beach. Want to recommend us a book? Email us at office@progressonline.org.uk  Further...

Episode 45: Getting women into power

Episode 45: Getting women into power Since 1997, the number of women councillors in the country has barely risen, falling far behind the proportion of female MPs. How do we improve that? Conor Pope asks Katie Curtis and...

Extra: Episode 44 Review

Extra: Episode 44 review Will the Tories have the principles to hold Boris to account for his comments on the burqa? Could it trigger a proper investigation into Islamophobia in the Tory party? And is Jean-Luc Melenchon...

The last summer as we know it?

Brexit could increase the cost of European holidays by 31 per cent, cost thousands of jobs, and take a billion pounds out of the exchequer in lost tax revenue. Conor Pope speaks to Richard Angell, Henna Shah and the...

Fighting fascism: The rise of the far-right

Conor Pope speaks to Richard Angell, Henna Shah and Hope Not Hate’s Gurinder Singh Josan about how the far right diversified its tactics, the use of terror, the alliance of Ukip and Steve Bannon, and why we still have...

Can we make law good?

42. Can we make law good? Jo Maugham QC talks to Conor Pope, Richard Angell and Henna Shah about his work at the Good Law Project, trying to enact progressive change through the courts – and how he might get a £1bn for...

Voter ID: rigging the system?

The trials forcing voters to bring identification with them to polling stations could start reversing the rising turnout levels in British general elections. So what should we do about it? The Electoral Reform Society’s...

HMS Brexit on the rocks 

40. HMS Brexit on the rocks  Following a dramatic day of resignations from the Tory frontbench, Alison McGovern joins Sam Bright and Stephanie Lloyd to discuss the fall out and what this means for Brexit. <span data...

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