The Owen Jones Podcast
Noam Chomsky on Ukraine and nuclear armageddon
Noam Chomsky is one of the world's pre-eminent intellectuals, and an icon of dissent going back literally generations. I speak to him about Russia's invasion of Ukraine, and what anti-war activists should be saying. What does he think about the role of NATO? Should the left supporting arming Ukraine on the basis this is a naked war of aggression? What are Russia's war aims? What would a peace deal look like in these circumstances - and how would it last? And most of all - does he think a nuclear war is possible?
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Wednesday, May 24, 2023
Martin Lewis Eats Tories For Breakfast
Oooooof. If you're a Tory trying to spin water privatisation as a resounding success, probably don't do it on a panel with Martin Lewis. And as we see, the claims about our crap spewing water industry are based on lies - which is why public ownership is the only practical solution.
Tuesday, May 23, 2023
Suella Braverman: A National Disgrace
Suella Braverman has already been forced to resign once for her behaviour in office, and now she's embroiled in allegations that - after she was caught speeding - she tried to get civil servants to arrange a one on one speeding awareness course to avoid embarrassment. But the real scandal of Braverman goes so much deeper.
Saturday, May 20, 2023
Matt Hancock's Car Crash Says It All About Our Political Elite
I mean, this guy was Health Secretary, part of a government which oversaw a totally catastrophic response to the pandemic, broke his own rules, then tries to spin himself as the victim. Pathetic - and it sums our political elite up.