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Yes Cowal Argyll is a non-party poloital campaign dedicated to achieving a Yes vote in a future Scottish Independence Referendum
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William Thomson and Kairin van Sweeden talk to Professor Steve Keen about the role of economists and economists in the climate crisis. We ask Professor Keen his views on the Scottish Government as well as UK Government policies and discuss the latest IPCC Report published in August. Timestamps and links coming this week! twitter.com/ProfSteveKeenThe post SCOTONOMICS Ep.Eight. Economics of...
Glasgow Pensioners for Indy have a lively and informative chat with SNP President Mike Russell on a range of topics including campaigning for and winning Indyref2 and the importance of an interim constitution and how that might come aboutThe post Mike Russell Q+A with Glasgow Pensioners 4 Indy appeared first on Yes Cowal.
We are grateful to the Independence for Scotland Party (ISP) for sharing the meeting of their climate change group with guest speaker Dr Keith Baker, expert in fuel poverty, energy policy and built environment asset management. Keith is also a member of Commonweal's energy working group. Topics covered in this discussion include: 1. Energy Performance [...]The post ISP climate change discussion...
What does a wellbeing economy look and feel like? In this episode, we talk to Katherine Trebeck to understand how Scotland could lead a global movement towards a wellbeing economy. 03:20 How the wellbeing economy alliance came into being 08:20 Growth or de-growth? 10:46 The need to repurpose the economy 11:55 Growth has had its [...]The post SCOTONOMICS Ep Seven The Wellbeing Economy appeared...
Welcome to the Indy Jigsaw Podcast, a monthly selection of the best clips from indylive.radio's weekly politics show,  building up the picture of an Independent Scotland piece by piece. This episode features Lesley Riddoch, James Hawes, Dr Philippa Whitford, Tony Guiliani, Lorna Slater, John Swinney, Joanna Cherry and George Kerevan. You can catch the Indy [...]The post Indy Jigsaw Podcast...
Organised by the Edinburgh Yes Hub, the Big Indy Debate took place at the Queens Hall in Edinburgh on 21st September.  It was an excellent evening's entertainment with music and satire as well as debate.   The core of the event was a debate panel chaired by Lesley Riddoch.  Panel members were Robin McAlpine from Commonweal, [...]The post The Big Indy Debate appeared first on Yes Cowal.
Novelist and popular historian who has also written screen adaptations for two of his works. "'Speak for England' foreshadowed Farage, May and Brexit with such unnerving accuracy it deserves some kind of prescience prize" (Observer 23.4.2017).  The post TNT Show. Ep 70. Dr James Hawes, novelist, historian & latest ‘The England Delusion‘ appeared first on Yes Cowal.
This week, Craig talks to David Patrick, author of recently published book Front-Page Scotland which looks at how stories about Scottish independence were reported in the newspapers throughout the 2014 independence referendum campaign. They discuss how the framing of stories on topics such as economics depended largely on whether the points favoured one side of [...]The post Commonweal policy...
The Green Savings Bond. There are a whole host of ways that a government can take to encourage a shift to a greener economy. The Green Savings Bond, the latest idea from the Westminster Government, is not one of them.  Over the summer UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a plan to direct £15B of funding towards [...]The post The UK Government‘s Green Savings Bond appeared first on Yes Cowal.
William Thomson and Kairin van Sweeden talk to Mike Small, Editor of Bella Caledonia and Author of "Scotland's Local Food Revolution" about Scotland's food security and food sovereignty. 00:12 Scotland has such huge food resources so why are we not food sovereign?00:58 Obstacles to food sovereignty in Scotland02:02 How do we improve matters -  and [...]The post SCOTONOMICS Ep Six. Food...
Nicola Sturgeon's speech from the SNPs virtual conference Sept 2021The post SNP conference – Nicola Sturgeon Speech appeared first on Yes Cowal.
The weekend of 11th Sept saw two party conferences.  Here is the closing speech from Alex Salmond at the Alba conference held at Greenock Town Hall.  The post Alba inaugural conference – Alex Salmond‘s speech appeared first on Yes Cowal.
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James E chats to Joy McNaughten, mother of Olympic Champion swimmer Duncan Scott about the making of a champion, the cost and the frustrations of the lack of media coverage for a sport in which Scotland excels.Scots are 8% of the Uk population yet make up 14% of the British Olympic Team, 21% of the [...]The post James E interviews – Joy McNaughton appeared first on Yes Cowal.
In the week collectively known across Scotland as "GERSmas", when the estimated accounts of Scotland as an administrative region of the UK are published,  Dr Craig Dalzell urges us to think outwith the box.   This week, Craig talks to SNP Policy Development Convenor Chris Hanlon and Agnes MacAuley from SNP Greenock & Inverclyde about the [...]The post Commonweal policy podcast #97 –...
This week's episode of the Locker Room including Olympic action, swimming and yet more footballThe post The Locker Room 20th Aug appeared first on Yes Cowal.
Continuing the theme of  measuring Scotlands economy, a special episode from the Scotonomics team with special guest political economist,  chartered accountant and academic Richard Murphy, taking questions from Kairin van Sweeden and the Independence Live audience.   Richard's previous explanation of why GERS is C.R.A.P is on his Youtube channel here...
How should we measure the success of an economy? What do GDP and GNP tell us anyway? And more importantly what doesn't it tell us about the economy? In this episode, we will look at how we measure the economy in the UK as a whole and in Scotland. We will also take a side [...]The post SCOTONOMICS EP.5 Measuring the economy appeared first on Yes Cowal.
Hi, welcome to the Indylive.radio team' audio newsletter for July and August!  Find out what we've been up to as Covid restrictions start to ease and meet some new team members.  Also, hear about our plans for the next few months Get in touch with us studio@indylive.radio if there is anything you would like us [...]The post Indylive.Radio Team Talk – July-august issue appeared first on...
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