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Simple Politics Podcast

Helping the UK have better conversations about politics. Better informed, more tolerant. Donation funded.

Join the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, Tatton, and Diane, together with host Kobi (@kobestarr) as they reflect on the last week's political landscape in the simplest way possible.Who we areSimple Pol
Latest Episode4/9/2022

Simple Sweets

Tatton is still recovering from his own special brand of Man-Covid but is well enough to join Diane and Kobi to chat about counting calories, no-fault divorce, and of course ... COVID.Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can.The new Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors" which is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.ukWho we areSimple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing.It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves, but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do.Our core offering will always be free.Unfortunately giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work.We do so through our amazing supporters who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations. This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Ben Williams.If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out!
4/9/2022

Simple Sweets

Tatton is still recovering from his own special brand of Man-Covid but is well enough to join Diane and Kobi to chat about counting calories, no-fault divorce, and of course ... COVID.Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can.The new Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors" which is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.ukWho we areSimple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing.It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves, but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do.Our core offering will always be free.Unfortunately giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work.We do so through our amazing supporters who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations. This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Ben Williams.If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out!
3/26/2022

Simple Ping Pong

Diane has finally caught COVID! Never fear though she still makes it to the podcast to chat about Rishi's Spring statement and political ping pongIf you want to support the DEC Ukrainian Humanitarian Appeal you can donate here https://donation.dec.org.uk/ukraine-humanitarian-appealEvery week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can.The new Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors" which is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.ukWho we areSimple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing.It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves, but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do.Our core offering will always be free.Unfortunately giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work.We do so through our amazing supporters who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations. This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Ben Williams.If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out!
3/19/2022

Simple Travel

We have a chat about the return of Nazanin and Anoosheh and Tatton cannot hold back his excitement about the Nationality and Borders Bill.If you want to support the DEC Ukrainian Humanitarian Appeal you can donate here https://donation.dec.org.uk/ukraine-humanitarian-appealEvery week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can.The new Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors" which is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.ukWho we areSimple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing.It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves, but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do.Our core offering will always be free.Unfortunately giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work.We do so through our amazing supporters who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations. This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Ben Williams.If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out!
3/12/2022

Simple Sign Language

The Simple Politics Podcast team take on Witchcraft, fracking and the fact that British Sign Language will soon be an official language!If you want to support the DEC Ukrainian Humanitarian Appeal you can donate here https://donation.dec.org.uk/ukraine-humanitarian-appealEvery week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can.The new Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors" which is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.ukWho we areSimple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing.It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves, but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do.Our core offering will always be free.Unfortunately giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work.We do so through our amazing supporters who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations. This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Ben Williams.If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out!
3/5/2022

Simple Creatures

In a bid to lighten the mood the podcast team use the occasion of World Book Day to share their favourite books and to announce the comeback of @simpleCreatures!If you want to support the DEC Ukrainian Humanitarian Appeal as discussed at the end of this podcast episode you can donate here https://donation.dec.org.uk/ukraine-humanitarian-appeal Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can.The new Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors" which is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.ukWho we areSimple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing.It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves, but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do.Our core offering will always be free.Unfortunately giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work.We do so through our amazing supporters who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations. This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Ben Williams.If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out!
2/26/2022

Simple Pancakes

The podcast team are in a more reflective mood as they contemplate the attack on Ukraine and what that means for the people there. Tatton reveals he doesn't care for pancakes and everyone tries to work out who's the oldest! Probably Kobi...Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can.The new Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors" which is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.ukWho we areSimple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing.It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves, but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do.Our core offering will always be free.Unfortunately giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work.We do so through our amazing supporters who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations. This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Ben Williams.If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out!
2/19/2022

Simple sing-a-long

Parliament was in recess but that doesn't mean a quiet week in the world of Simple Politics! Diane, Tatton and Kobi discuss ways to protect us all on the internet, New Zealand Protest songs and introduce the new Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors" which is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.ukEvery week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can.Who we areSimple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing.It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves, but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do.Our core offering will always be free.Unfortunately giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work.We do so through our amazing supporters who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations. This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Ben Williams.If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out!