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Hosted by Tony Gosling and "Old Labour" Martin Summers the "Friday Drivetime" show broadcasts live from the award winning Bristol Community FM 93.2 radio station.
This latest episode, June 20, 2014, covers commentary and investigative analysis on Great Britain and the world.
1st Hour: Glenn Greenwald on RTE about a year of Edward Snowden revelations: Potential new leader of the European Union. Cameron may fail to stop Jean-Claude Juncker getting EU president job – but is the EU democratic? Avon & Somerset Police Chief Constable, Nick Gargan, and gross misconduct – he was also part of Lady Diana inquiry in Paris but was suspended from that. Why and what does he know? Benefit assessment firm ATOS has been found to lie in getting the DWP contract by Public Accounts Committee, about ability to fulfil contracts – delayed assessments and payments; Work Programme found worse at getting disabled people to work than previous system – Universal Credit catastrophe, 'bailing out the rich and kicking the poor in the teeth'; ... Bristol Port Authority, cash for questions (barrage); Iran hanging and jailing billionaire bankers for banking fraud; UK spooks say monitoring of social media legal because companies based abroad; interview with Glenn Greenwald on surveillance state from RTE (Irish radio).
2nd Hour: Investigative reports: Iraq and ISIS – Syrian revolutionary soldiers, weapons from Saudi Arabia and Qatar paid for by west. Was Iranian nuclear threat fabricated by Israel and America? PMQs Iraq Chilcot Inquiry. Ukraine – two Russian journalists killed, Russian gas supply stopped, Foreign Minister sacked. with Daphne Havercroft from SWWHAG & Mike Birkin from South West Friends of the Earth (FOE).
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