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A panel of young Labour activists speak about the issues that matter to them! A podcast by activists, for activists.

Latest Episodes

In conversation with... Emma Hardy MP

We spoke to Shadow Minister for Higher and Further Education, Emma Hardy about tuition fees, covid-19 and more! To send us questions for future interviews like this, and keep up to date with what we're up to, become part of our Left Whingers Community, which you can sign up to here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeMLAK4ToIrbV-twI02PSpc6KjnUUBZFctJrl0JoJx3rJFb4g/viewform Want to help our podcast grow? Buy us a coffee at https://ko-fi.com/leftwhingers As always, follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Left_Whingers and turn notifications on to keep up to date with us, and follow us on Spotify to get the latest episodes sent to you directly. Credit to Leyton for our brilliant theme music - you can find more of his work here: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5EoEk5ulYJgi3F56orFFWb?si=78tQvMSHTIWOStzMQET7uQ

20 minOCT 21
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In conversation with... Emma Hardy MP

Young Labour Chair *Election Special*

In this episode, we held a hustings for the 3 Young Labour Chair candidates - Cathleen Clarke, Eluned Anderson and Jess Barnard. As always, we put to them questions from our Left Whingers community - which you can sign up to here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeMLAK4ToIrbV-twI02PSpc6KjnUUBZFctJrl0JoJx3rJFb4g/viewform We talked about transphobia, antisemitism and much more! Ballots will be dropping soon! As always, follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Left_Whingers and turn notifications on to keep up to date with us, and follow us on Spotify to get the latest episodes sent to you directly. Credit to Leyton for our brilliant theme music - you can find more of his work here: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5EoEk5ulYJgi3F56orFFWb?si=78tQvMSHTIWOStzMQET7uQ

73 minOCT 12
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Young Labour Chair *Election Special*

Fabianism and the Labour Party

We spoke to Adam Allnutt (Chair of The Young Fabians), Amy Dwyer ( NW Young Fabians Womens' Officer & University of Manchester Young Fabians Chair), Amber Khan (Editor of the Young Fabians Blog) & George Fairhurst (Chair of Yorkshire and Humber Young Fabians). Issues discussed include the benefits of being a Young Fabian, what Fabianism means to them, and how Fabianism fits into the Labour Party today! Like what you heard? You can join the Fabian Society here: https://fabians.org.uk/membership/join/ Also visit the Young Fabians website here: http://www.youngfabians.org.uk/ As always, follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Left_Whingers and consider signing up to our Left Whingers community (our pinned tweet). Credit to Leyton for our brilliant theme music - you can find more of his work here: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5EoEk5ulYJgi3F56orFFWb?si=78tQvMSHTIWOStzMQET7uQ

39 minSEP 23
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Fabianism and the Labour Party

Labour Party Culture and Young People

We spoke to Elliott from Campaign for Dual CLP membership (https://twitter.com/ForClp) to discuss how the campaign could benefit young members. We also spoke to fantastic activists Imogen, George, Janine and Dhruv about their experiences as young people in CLPs and online. As always, follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Left_Whingers Credit to Leyton for our brilliant theme music - you can find more of his work here: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5EoEk5ulYJgi3F56orFFWb?si=78tQvMSHTIWOStzMQET7uQ

36 minAUG 20
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Labour Party Culture and Young People

The Left Whingers Newsreel - August

Join us for a recap of the news so far in August, where we talk about Lebanon, Trump-Biden, and introduce our new segment, "Keir-Watch". As always, follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Left_Whingers If you have any ideas for podcast guests in the future or you would like to appear, email us on queries@leftwhingers.co.uk Credit to Leyton for our brilliant theme music - you can find more of his work here: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5EoEk5ulYJgi3F56orFFWb?si=78tQvMSHTIWOStzMQET7uQ

26 minAUG 12
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The Left Whingers Newsreel - August

In conversation with... Clive Lewis MP

We spoke to Labour MP for Norwich South, Clive Lewis about the COVID-19 pandemic, cross party working and much more! Thank you to Shaan, Brandon and Ardeel for joining us to ask questions, and to Leyton for suggesting a question to ask. As always, follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Left_Whingers If you have any ideas for podcast guests in the future or you would like to appear, email us on queries@leftwhingers.co.uk Credit to Leyton for our brilliant theme music - you can find more of his work here: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5EoEk5ulYJgi3F56orFFWb?si=78tQvMSHTIWOStzMQET7uQ

38 minJUL 30
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In conversation with... Clive Lewis MP

Black Lives Matter

We spoke to 4 brilliant activists - Khadeejah, Natalie, Amen and Abdi - about Black Lives Matter, racial inequalities in British politics and about their lived experiences in Britain. As always, follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Left_Whingers Find out more about the Black Lives Matter movement in the UK context here - https://blacklivesmatteruk.com/ where you'll find great resources and info. Credit to Leyton for our brilliant theme music - you can find more of his work here: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5EoEk5ulYJgi3F56orFFWb?si=78tQvMSHTIWOStzMQET7uQ

41 minJUL 15
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Black Lives Matter

LGBTQ+ Rights in Modern Britain with LGSM's Mike Jackson

Left Whingers spoke to the brilliant Mike Jackson - a founding member of Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners - about everything from Pride the move, Section 28, Inclusive sex education and the Gender Recognition Act. If you fancy supporting LGSM and picking up one of their fabulous t-shirts, click this link: https://housmans.com/product/pits-perverts-t-shirt/ We were also joined by two amazing activists - Elsie Greenwood (co-chair of LGBT Labour Scotland) and Jason Parkinson (LGBTQ+ activist) - to hear their perspectives and experiences. As always, thank you to Leyton for our theme music - you can check out his Spotify at: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5EoEk5ulYJgi3F56orFFWb?si=xIL8pUGGSuaMrqOfNmG2og Find us on twitter: @left_whingers

42 minJUL 1
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LGBTQ+ Rights in Modern Britain with LGSM's Mike Jackson

Meet the Left Whingers! (Trailer episode)

Get to know a bit about Brandon, Ross and Lauren before the exciting launch of the new Left Whingers podcast. Find us on twitter: twitter.com/left_whingers Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0btyafMBfFkecGWwazhbRt?si=JREIDOr0QtSfqeBOg7gpbA And make sure you check out Leyton - who made our fantastic theme music - on spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5EoEk5ulYJgi3F56orFFWb?si=58JpWaD6RmOPo6Qys5Y0KQ

4 minJUN 28
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Meet the Left Whingers! (Trailer episode)
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Latest Episodes

In conversation with... Emma Hardy MP

We spoke to Shadow Minister for Higher and Further Education, Emma Hardy about tuition fees, covid-19 and more! To send us questions for future interviews like this, and keep up to date with what we're up to, become part of our Left Whingers Community, which you can sign up to here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeMLAK4ToIrbV-twI02PSpc6KjnUUBZFctJrl0JoJx3rJFb4g/viewform Want to help our podcast grow? Buy us a coffee at https://ko-fi.com/leftwhingers As always, follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Left_Whingers and turn notifications on to keep up to date with us, and follow us on Spotify to get the latest episodes sent to you directly. Credit to Leyton for our brilliant theme music - you can find more of his work here: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5EoEk5ulYJgi3F56orFFWb?si=78tQvMSHTIWOStzMQET7uQ

20 minOCT 21
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In conversation with... Emma Hardy MP

Young Labour Chair *Election Special*

In this episode, we held a hustings for the 3 Young Labour Chair candidates - Cathleen Clarke, Eluned Anderson and Jess Barnard. As always, we put to them questions from our Left Whingers community - which you can sign up to here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeMLAK4ToIrbV-twI02PSpc6KjnUUBZFctJrl0JoJx3rJFb4g/viewform We talked about transphobia, antisemitism and much more! Ballots will be dropping soon! As always, follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Left_Whingers and turn notifications on to keep up to date with us, and follow us on Spotify to get the latest episodes sent to you directly. Credit to Leyton for our brilliant theme music - you can find more of his work here: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5EoEk5ulYJgi3F56orFFWb?si=78tQvMSHTIWOStzMQET7uQ

73 minOCT 12
Comments
Young Labour Chair *Election Special*

Fabianism and the Labour Party

We spoke to Adam Allnutt (Chair of The Young Fabians), Amy Dwyer ( NW Young Fabians Womens' Officer & University of Manchester Young Fabians Chair), Amber Khan (Editor of the Young Fabians Blog) & George Fairhurst (Chair of Yorkshire and Humber Young Fabians). Issues discussed include the benefits of being a Young Fabian, what Fabianism means to them, and how Fabianism fits into the Labour Party today! Like what you heard? You can join the Fabian Society here: https://fabians.org.uk/membership/join/ Also visit the Young Fabians website here: http://www.youngfabians.org.uk/ As always, follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Left_Whingers and consider signing up to our Left Whingers community (our pinned tweet). Credit to Leyton for our brilliant theme music - you can find more of his work here: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5EoEk5ulYJgi3F56orFFWb?si=78tQvMSHTIWOStzMQET7uQ

39 minSEP 23
Comments
Fabianism and the Labour Party

Labour Party Culture and Young People

We spoke to Elliott from Campaign for Dual CLP membership (https://twitter.com/ForClp) to discuss how the campaign could benefit young members. We also spoke to fantastic activists Imogen, George, Janine and Dhruv about their experiences as young people in CLPs and online. As always, follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Left_Whingers Credit to Leyton for our brilliant theme music - you can find more of his work here: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5EoEk5ulYJgi3F56orFFWb?si=78tQvMSHTIWOStzMQET7uQ

36 minAUG 20
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Labour Party Culture and Young People

The Left Whingers Newsreel - August

Join us for a recap of the news so far in August, where we talk about Lebanon, Trump-Biden, and introduce our new segment, "Keir-Watch". As always, follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Left_Whingers If you have any ideas for podcast guests in the future or you would like to appear, email us on queries@leftwhingers.co.uk Credit to Leyton for our brilliant theme music - you can find more of his work here: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5EoEk5ulYJgi3F56orFFWb?si=78tQvMSHTIWOStzMQET7uQ

26 minAUG 12
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The Left Whingers Newsreel - August

In conversation with... Clive Lewis MP

We spoke to Labour MP for Norwich South, Clive Lewis about the COVID-19 pandemic, cross party working and much more! Thank you to Shaan, Brandon and Ardeel for joining us to ask questions, and to Leyton for suggesting a question to ask. As always, follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Left_Whingers If you have any ideas for podcast guests in the future or you would like to appear, email us on queries@leftwhingers.co.uk Credit to Leyton for our brilliant theme music - you can find more of his work here: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5EoEk5ulYJgi3F56orFFWb?si=78tQvMSHTIWOStzMQET7uQ

38 minJUL 30
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In conversation with... Clive Lewis MP

Black Lives Matter

We spoke to 4 brilliant activists - Khadeejah, Natalie, Amen and Abdi - about Black Lives Matter, racial inequalities in British politics and about their lived experiences in Britain. As always, follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Left_Whingers Find out more about the Black Lives Matter movement in the UK context here - https://blacklivesmatteruk.com/ where you'll find great resources and info. Credit to Leyton for our brilliant theme music - you can find more of his work here: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5EoEk5ulYJgi3F56orFFWb?si=78tQvMSHTIWOStzMQET7uQ

41 minJUL 15
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Black Lives Matter

LGBTQ+ Rights in Modern Britain with LGSM's Mike Jackson

Left Whingers spoke to the brilliant Mike Jackson - a founding member of Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners - about everything from Pride the move, Section 28, Inclusive sex education and the Gender Recognition Act. If you fancy supporting LGSM and picking up one of their fabulous t-shirts, click this link: https://housmans.com/product/pits-perverts-t-shirt/ We were also joined by two amazing activists - Elsie Greenwood (co-chair of LGBT Labour Scotland) and Jason Parkinson (LGBTQ+ activist) - to hear their perspectives and experiences. As always, thank you to Leyton for our theme music - you can check out his Spotify at: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5EoEk5ulYJgi3F56orFFWb?si=xIL8pUGGSuaMrqOfNmG2og Find us on twitter: @left_whingers

42 minJUL 1
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LGBTQ+ Rights in Modern Britain with LGSM's Mike Jackson

Meet the Left Whingers! (Trailer episode)

Get to know a bit about Brandon, Ross and Lauren before the exciting launch of the new Left Whingers podcast. Find us on twitter: twitter.com/left_whingers Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0btyafMBfFkecGWwazhbRt?si=JREIDOr0QtSfqeBOg7gpbA And make sure you check out Leyton - who made our fantastic theme music - on spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5EoEk5ulYJgi3F56orFFWb?si=58JpWaD6RmOPo6Qys5Y0KQ

4 minJUN 28
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Meet the Left Whingers! (Trailer episode)
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