Beyond the Noise with David Jamieson is a weekly podcast with CommonSpace journalist David Jamieson, where he gets behind the 24/7 outrage-driven social media news circus and gets to heart of issues, trying to finding the substance behind the headlines.
IN THIS episode, Jamieson and Jonathon Shafi, a Scottish socialist activist who attended the Liverpool Labour conference, discuss the struggle between different party factions and Scottish Labour’s mounting difficulties after Richard Leonard’s calamitous performance.
– 4:55 Why the failure to seriously upgrade Labour party democracy could hurt Corbyn.
– 8:09 What are the dynamics behind the calls for a second vote on the EU from some elements of the party?
– 14:49 What was Scottish Labour trying to achieve at this conference, how did they end up at loggerheads with Corbyn, and why their reorientation is likely to further damage the party north of the Border.
– 23:23 The differences between Leonard’s politics and Corbynism in the UK party.
Picture: Lorna Miller
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