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The Common Weal Policy Podcast

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September 11, 2019 27 min

Episode 23 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast

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This week Lewis Akers and Craig Dalzell look at the prorogation of the UK Parliament and recent news that Scottish courts have declared that shut down to be unlawful. The impacts of these decisions an... Read more

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September 5th, 2019

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Episode 22 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast

This week Common Weal Director Robin McAlpine, and campaigns officer, Jonathon Shafi, discuss the chaos in Westminster and the need for independence and a Green New Deal.

Robin gives a teaser of what to expect from our major new policy and campaign on a Scottish Green New Deal, and connects this with the breakdown of the Bri... Read more

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August 28, 2019 30 min

Episode 21 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast

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This week Lewis Akers and Craig Dalzell discuss Common Weal's latest campaign to launch a Green New Deal for Scotland.

They start by discussing recent events in Blackpool where fracking activities have been causing ... Read more

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August 21, 2019 30 min

Episode 20 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast

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This week, Head of Policy & Research Dr Craig Dalzell and Campaigns Officer Jonathon Shafi discuss the annual Read more

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August 7, 2019 27 min

Episode 19 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast

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This week, Head of Policy & Research Dr Craig Dalzell and Campaigns Officer Jonathon Shafi talk to Callum Slater who has been researching with... Read more

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July 31, 2019 31 min

Episode 17 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast

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This week, Head of Policy & Research Dr Craig Dalzell talks to Dr Keith Baker from Common Weal's Energy Working Group ... Read more

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July 24, 2019 28 min

Episode 17 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast

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In this week's Common Weal Policy Podcast Campaigns Officer Jonathon Shafi and Research Intern Lewis Akers discuss Boris Johnson's rise to Prime Minister of the UK and the implications that may have... Read more

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Episode 16 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast

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This week Common Weal's Campaigns Officer Jonathon Shafi and Head of Policy & Research Dr Craig Dalzell discuss Craig's 2016 Common Weal policy paper Read more

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July 10, 2019 33 min

Episode 15 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast

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Common Weal's Campaign's Officer Jonathon Shafi returns to the Policy Podcast with Head of Policy & Research Dr Craig Dalzell. This week, they discuss the <... Read more

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July 3, 2019 32 min

Episode 14 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast

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Common Weal's Head of Policy and Research Dr Craig Dalzell is joined by Max Wiszniewski, Campaign Manager for the Revive Coalition.

Craig and Max discuss recent news... Read more

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June 27, 2019 28 min

Episode 13 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast

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Common Weal's Head of Policy and Research Dr Craig Dalzell is joined by Ellen Höfer, Creative Director of EU Citizens for an Independent Scotland.

Scotland is currently having a discussion about electoral franchis... Read more

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June 27, 2019 28 min

Episode 13 of the Common Weal Policy PodcastYou can download this episode directly here.Common Weal's Head of Policy and Research Dr Craig Dalzell is joined by Ellen Höfer, Creative Director of EU Citizens for an Independent Scotland.Scotland is currently having a discussion about electoral franchise and the rights of people resident in Scotland. From Common Weal's policy paper on Scottish immigration post-Brexit, Ellen and Craig d... Read more

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June 20, 2019 29 min

 Episode 12 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast

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Common Weal's Head of Policy and Research Dr Craig Dalzell is joined by Ellen Höfer, Creative Director of EU Citizens for an Independent Scotland.

They first discuss a trip to an exhibition of Ai Weiwei ... Read more

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Episode 11 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast

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Common Weal's Campaigns Officer joins Head of Policy and Research Dr Craig Dalzell to discuss one of the policy papers in our library.

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Episode 10 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast

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Common Weal's Head of Policy & Research Dr Craig Dalzell is joined by volunteer researcher Lewis Akers to discuss the EU election resul... Read more

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Episode 8 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast

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Common Weal's Head of Policy & Research Dr Craig Dalzell is joined by volunteer researcher Lewis Akers to discuss Common Weal's trip to Catalonia and recent policy news.

The Common Weal team spent last week in a... Read more

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Episode 8 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast

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Common Weal's Campaigns Officer Jonathon Shafi and Head of Policy & Research Dr Craig Dalzell discuss the outcome of the SNP Spring Conference

The big debate was, of course, on currency and the Growth Commission. Jonatho... Read more

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Episode 7 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast

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Common Weal's Campaigns Officer Jonathon Shafi is joined by special guest and Director of Common Weal, Robin McAlpine

They discuss Common Weal's latest policy paper... Read more

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Episode 6 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast

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Common Weal's Head of Policy & Research Craig Dalzell is joined by special guest Peter Ryan, a financial systems expert and repeat contributor to Common Weal's policy library on matters to do with currency.

In his lat... Read more

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Episode 6 of the Common Weal Policy PodcastYou can download this episode directly here: https://www.buzzsprout.com/264906/1043797-episode-6-special-guest-peter-ryan.mp3Common Weal's Head of Policy & Research Craig Dalzell is joined by special guest Peter Ryan, a financial systems expert and repeat contributor to Common Weal's policy library on matters to do with currency.In his latest policy paper, Paying Our Way, Peter lays ou... Read more

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