Calm and collected Theresa May has sent Westminster into a frenzy by calling a snap General Election for 8th June. I’m reeling too. For the first time in 11 years of voting, I have no idea who to support. The themes of this General Election are clear – Brexit, economic competence, stability. Jeremy Corbyn would […]
The Sun has rightly suspended its former editor and current columnist Kelvin Mackenzie following a diatribe aimed at under pressure Everton footballer Ross Barkley. If you have not seen it, in the column Mackenzie said: “Perhaps unfairly, I have always judged Ross Barkley as one of our dimmest footballers. There is something about the lack of […]
President Trump is trouble as key ally Devin Nunes quits Russia probe and his Supreme Court nominee is stalled. The Guardian talks about moving to Manchester, and are the Lib Dems really on the rise?
When Doctor Who returns in a couple of weeks his new companion, Bill Potts, will be a lesbian. Cue outrage at political correctness gone mad and discussions about whether this matters. While I have never really been into Doctor Who, I think the news is great. Bill Potts will be the first gay main character in […]
Brexit begins – Charlotte and Rachel discuss Theresa May triggering Article 50, and beginning Britain’s journey to outside the EU.
In this week’s podcastm Charlotte and Rachel look at a disastrous PMQs performance from Jeremy Corbyn, what Trump’s tax return tells us, and that video of a Professor in South Korea…
Liberals have long loudly and proudly advocated for diversity. It should probably please us then that during the awards season just gone that the issue was high on the agenda once again. At the Grammys, Adele saw off Beyoncé for some the major awards, including Best Album, with a large number of people citing the […]
Charlotte Henry and new co-host Rachel Cunliffe discuss the role of satire in the new Trump world order, and look at the candidate getting themselves into hot water in upcoming UK by-elections.
Over the coming days and weeks there will rightly be a huge number of tributes to Steve Hewlett, the presenter of Radio 4’s Media Show, who has died from cancer aged just 58. I have one memory of him that probably tells you an awful lot about the kind of man he was. A few […]
President Donald Trump has proudly declared that he is in “a running war with the media,” and there is growing evidence to show that he is putting his words into action. From the campaign trail to the Oval Office President Trump has delighted in attacking, criticising and denigrating journalists who do their jobs by turning […]