Beyond the Noise with David Jamieson is a weekly podcast with CommonSpace journalist David Jamieson, where he gets behind the 24/7 news cycle and gets to heart of issues, trying to find the substance behind the headlines.
THIS week, Jamieson is joined by Scottish socialist activist Jonathon Shafi to discuss the proliferation of claims of Russian and other foreign power influence over the chaos of UK and Western politics.
– 2:24 What argument does the idea of Russian intervention in Western affairs provide defenders of the status quo?
– 5:37 What is the “anti-sociological turn” in contemporary political analysis in the West?
– 14:58 Why Scottish independence supporters should reject claims of Russian influence.
– 26:37 Why opposition to UK and Western foreign policy matters so much in a Scottish context.
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