BYLINE TIMES PODCAST
Critics are warning that two new bills being piloted through parliament betray an authoritarian streak at the heart of government. One restricts the rights of protestors; the other provides a new legal framework for undercover police and security officers.
We hear from Clare Farrell, one of the co-founders of Extinction Rebellion, Byline Times writer Sian Norris, Labour MP Richard Burgon and Mike Schwarz, a solicitor with Hodge, Jones & Allen.
PLUS Michael Mansfield discusses the People's Covid Inquiry initiated by Keep Our NHS Public.
Presented by Adrian Goldberg
Produced in Birmingham by Adrian Goldberg and Harvey White.
The Andy Street Interview
West Midlands elected Mayor Andy Street in conversation with Adrian Goldberg.Produced in Birmingham by Adrian Goldberg and Harvey White. Funded by subscriptions to the Byline Times.
LTNs, 15 Minute Cities - And A Global Conspiracy
When mundane traffic calming measures become a magnet for outlandish conspiracy theories, you know you’re living in truly bizarre times – but that’s precisely where we are now with Low Traffic Neighbourhoods (aka LTNs) and 15 Minute Cities.Adrian Goldberg talks to Otto English.Produced in Birmingham by Adrian Goldberg and Harvey White. Funded by subscriptions to the Byline Times.
Trans Rights - and Wrongs: The Closure of GIDS
The author of an acclaimed new book about Britain’s most prominent gender identity clinic has told Byline she regards her work as an investigation into flawed healthcare – not an attack on Trans rights.‘Time To Think’ by Hannah Barnes delves deep into the closure of the Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS) in London.Adrian Goldberg hears Hannah; and also from Tyler, a young Trans man, who started using puberty blockers prescribed by GIDS at the age of 15, and who ranks himself as a ‘satisfied customer., as well as Tyler's Mum Jo.Produced in Birmingham by Adrian Goldberg and Harvey White. Funded by subscriptions to the Byline Times.