Money Sex Power

Money Sex Power

Lea is a feminist comedian, writer, and BBC Radio London contributor. Felix is a brocialistic who wants to give Lea a stress ulcer. Join us as we explore the forces that make the world go round.... Show More

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June 6, 2019 32 min

Joe Biden is still topping the Democratic primary polls. He is also a really, really bad guy. We take a quick look at his record. Spoilers: it's not good. We also discuss his flip-flopping on abortion rights, and why he keeps e-mailing Lea late at night.

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May 26, 2019 34 min

Did you think there was only one? Theresa May has announced her upcoming resignation, which means that whoever wins the Conservative Party leadership election will automatically become the next Prime Minister of the UK. And it looks like it's going to be Boris Johnson, AKA British Trump. 

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May 15, 2019 37 min

As Alabama tries to take women's rights back a hundred years with its abortion ban, we look at the long term war on reproductive rights. The USA is bad, but, despite what you might think, the UK isn't that great either. 

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If you want to choose the topic of next week's episode, e-mail us at lea@moneysexpower.fmThis week, we're talking about the British class system. What does it mean to be 'posh'? Why does everyone here have funny accents? And is it really any different from America?

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April 14, 2019 19 min

Lea wants to know why women's razors are so much more expensive than men's, even though they're the same exact product. We talk about how sexism is used to gauge women shoppers, and how you should fight back.

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March 2, 2019 20 min

As further proof that this hell will never end, the Democratic Primary is already in motion. Lea is team Warren, Felix is still an obnoxious Bernie Bro, but before we start arguing with each other, we team up to dunk on the other candidates. 

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February 20, 2019 20 min

Why did Esquire magazine feel the need to celebrate Black History Month with an article about how hard it is being a straight white boy in Trump's America? More importantly, should we be trying to sympathize with Trump supporters at all?

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February 9, 2019 18 min

Do you like insane conspiracy theories? Do you like Donald Trump? Do you like angry teenage virgins with a poor grip on reality? Well,it doesn't matter, because we're still going to introduce you to the wonderful world of QAnon, the conspiracy theory that's taking over the Republican Party.

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February 3, 2019 27 min

We've all read articles about how we should try to save up, but is it useful advice? We take a look at all the ways low-earners are prevented from saving, and how an empty bank account eats away at your ability to plan for the future.  

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January 28, 2019 21 min

In the wake of the video showing a crowd of MAGA-hat-wearing Catholic schoolboys mocking a Native American protester, we ask why the Today Show felt the need to invite one of them on to explain why he totally wasn't a racist at all.  

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January 21, 2019 24 min

Should we celebrate that Gillette is calling out toxic masculinity in its new ad campaign? Lea tries to give a women's perspective, and Felix denounces her as a running dog of capitalism imperialism, before we are reunited in our mutual hatred of Piers Morgan.

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January 10, 2019 27 min

Lea introduces Felix to the world's first charcoal vulva mask, much to his confusion. After that, we take a look at the pseudo-scientific health products that are supposed to make us sexier. Because nothing says female empowerment like telling women that their bodies are gross and in need of constant maintenance to appear desirable.  

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To celebrate the New Year, Lea introduces Felix to the wonderful world of money diaries. Why are women sharing their spending habits, why does it make baby-boomers so angry? Why does everyone keep telling us young people don't save up enough, when the economy needs us to spend more? NB. Sorry for the thumping in the background - we're making some improvements to the apocalypse bunker. Music by Brock Berriganwww.brockberri... Read more

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December 20, 2018 23 min

Who are the yellow-jackets, and why are they causing chaos all over France? We look at how President Macron has made himself historically unpopular, and what it means for Europe. 

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December 13, 2018 28 min

Why do celebrities endorse products that give people diarrhea, and why do otherwise sane people listen to them? Why does Kim Kardashian have the power to get people released from jail? Also, Felix has been on the Jordan Peterson approved beef-only diet and is feeling very healthy and normal.

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November 14, 2018 29 min

We review episode one of 2016 sensation, The Sex Factor - the internet's bravest attempt to combine porn and reality TV. What is it? Why did anyone think this was a good idea? And more importantly, is it further evidence that we should nationalize the porn industry? Also, Lea has a cold.

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November 6, 2018 35 min

Why did a white-supremacist kill 11 Jews in Pittsburgh? In fact, why do white supremacists care about Jews at all? We introduce you to the conspiracy theory that underpins the entire movement. 

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Jair Bolsonaro has just won the Brazilian presidential election. Who is he? Why should you care? We answer both questions immediately by discussing his support for torturing political prisoners by placing rats in their vaginas, cutting down the Amazon rain forest, and wholesale murder.

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October 23, 2018 41 min

Let's look at incels, the lovable online community of angry, vengeful virgins. Who are they? What do they want? How do we make them stop killing themselves/ other people, and what has this got to do with Donald Trump winning in 2016?

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