The Lesley Riddoch Podcast

In this week's episode we ask whether Humza Yousaf will live up to his promise of being "First Activist" and reach out to the broader independence movement,no matter how far out of the SNP comfort zone that takes him.
We also compare and contrast the differing fates of two SNP elected outliers,Fergus Ewing and Angus MacNeil.
 Opprobium has been heaped on the Bute House Agreement and it has taken much of the blame for the fall in support for the SNP. Is this justified?
As the Bibby Stockholm lies empty due to Legionella when will the underlying issues fuelling the rise in asylum seeking and migration be tackled?
Former US Vice President and climate activist Al Gore did exactly that recently
But,will either the Tories or Labour address these as the culture wars/stop the boats narrative is stoked in the run up to the General Election?
We also pay tribute to Sinead O'Connor as well as meandering on cycling and tangerine dreams.
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What is The Lesley Riddoch Podcast?

Scottish politics dissected from a left, pro-independence stance. Each week, award-winning broadcaster and journalist, Lesley Riddoch chews over the week’s news with former media lecturer and Dundee United fan, Pat Joyce. If you like intelligent, quirky chat about Scottish society and culture, and Scottish, UK and international politics analysed from a Scottish perspective; this podcast is for you.