CanaryPod: Topple Uncaged EP8
THIS PODCAST CONTAINS LANGUAGE WHICH SOME LISTENERS MAY FIND OFFENSIVE
Welcome to Topple Uncaged!
Every week, The Canary will be bringing you a new podcast on the media landscape; hosted by me, Steve Topple.
I’ll be giving you the quickest news round-up in the UK in Plucked News. Then, I’ll be going in on some of the biggest stories with a very special guest on Free Flying With… After that, I’ll be taking apart, and taking down, #bbcqt in Question Time: Topple Chirps Back. And finally, I’ll be bringing you the freshest, most banging political music in Revolutionary Bird Song.
This week’s guests? The irrepressible lawyer turned campaigner Peter Stefanovic and the sensational musician Natty.
As always, don’t forget to ‘get involved’ by sharing Topple Uncaged and join the conversation using the hashtag #ToppleUncaged on social media.
CANARY POD TOPPLE UNCAGED SHOW NOTES 06/01/19
Presented, produced and edited by Steve Topple.
Sound engineering by Gav Pauze.
Plucked News articles/tweets in order:
Not usually one for New Year’s Resolutions but here are mine + one hope:
🔵 Make our welfare system work better and fairer for women
🔵 Help claimants into work and financial independence
🔵 Get help more quickly to those who need it
🔵 Less violent discourse in our politics
— Amber Rudd MP (@AmberRuddHR) January 1, 2019
Top boss pay overtakes staff in three days, report says
Greggs vegan ‘sausage’ roll launches this Veganuary following PETA petition
Student drug dealers spared jail by judge impressed by their flawless grammar. Please note this story has developed since Topple Uncaged was recorded:
Deeply misleading headline on this @thetimes rewrite of my court story: ”Good grammar” most certainly did not keep them out of jail – given their ages, lack of previous, and relatively small scale of the dealing they were never likely to be locked up. https://t.co/12QPKPSngJ
— Jason Evans (@EvansTheCrime) January 5, 2019
Two years on, Ken Loach’s masterpiece is more poignant than ever
The army has launched a new recruitment drive and no one is happy
Fracking chaos as major firm denies it’s in dire straits
Companies who donated to the Industry and Parliamentary Trust (IPT).
A charity run by and for MPs, Peers and civil servants.
— Alex Tiffin (@RespectIsVital) January 3, 2019
Brexit freight ferry firm appears all geared up – to deliver pizzas
Free Flying With… news articles/tweet in order:
These are the facts the UK media has buried to narrate a Brexit uprising against Jeremy Corbyn
The DWP’s 2019 started as its 2018 ended: in scandal
In her utterly delusional New Year’s Speech Theresa May talks about record low unemployment, record low poverty & building homes for everyone! Let’s put the record straight!! pic.twitter.com/drr1ZAcgDF
— Peter Stefanovic (@PeterStefanovi2) January 1, 2019
Sajid Javid under fire over Channel migrant comments
Question Time: Topple Chirps Back:
A Question Time audience member shames David Dimbleby into asking a damning question about the Tory government
Revolutionary Bird Song:
One People by Natty.
Download Natty Man Like I & I… X on Spotify.
Follow on Twitter:
Steve Topple @MrTopple; The Canary @TheCanaryUK; Peter Stefanovic @PeterStefanovi2; Natty @NattyMusic; Nicola Jeffery @NicolaCJeffery; Gav Pauze @PauzeRadio; Rai Star Music @rai_star113
Use the hashtags #ToppleUncaged #CanaryPod
Find out more about Gav Pauze.
Topple Uncaged Theme Music: Lost Souls by Lee Wrizzle.
“Don’t Tell Him, Pike!” Dad’s Army clip via BBC.
Dad’s Army theme music via ElectedMayor.
Featured image via Steve Topple, The Canary and Maurice – Wikimedia
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