CanaryPod: Topple Uncaged S2 EP1

Topple Uncaged with Rae Nicole and Emily Apple


Welcome to series two of #ToppleUncaged!

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 a story you may have missed, with a very special guest, on Free Flying With… After that, you get to have your say on the week’s talking points in Twitter Chirps Back. And finally, I’ll be bringing you the freshest, most banging political music in Revolutionary Bird Song.

This week’s guests? Canary editor and journalist Emily Apple and emerging Jamaican singer/songwriter Rae Nicole.


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CanaryPod: #ToppleUncaged show notes 28/4/19

Presented, produced and edited by Steve Topple.

Sound engineering by Gav Pauze.

Plucked News articles/tweets in order:

Romford baton arrest: Officer investigated by watchdog

Man sleeping rough in bin died after being tipped into rubbish truck and crushed

Hospital patient found dead in shower room two days after he went missing from a ward

Labour lays out plans for social care reform ahead of local elections

ExCeL London housing partnership gets green light

Petition: we the community Lewisham Borough

Stormzy Pulls Out of Austrian Festival, Accuses Security of Racial Profiling

Free Flying With… news articles in order:

Turkey articles from The Canary

Amnesty and ITV offices occupied to break the silence over jailed Kurdish leader Abdullah Öcalan

Kurdish activists are asking people to contact their local MPs to draw attention to the hunger strikers and the isolation of Abdullah Öcalan.

Get involved with your local Kurdistan Solidarity group

Take action with your local anti-arms-trade group to try to prevent arms sales to Turkey and see Shoal Collective’s map of companies arming Turkey.

Read Abdullah Öcalan’s writings and Canary coverage on Rojava.

Twitter Chirps Back:

Revolutionary Bird Song:

Feeling Irie by Rae Nicole featuring Indie Allen

Follow Rae Nicole on Insta

Follow on Twitter:

Steve Topple @MrTopple; The Canary @TheCanaryUK; Emily Apple @emilyapple; 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.

Without Me by Eminem via Benjie Espleguera

Featured image via Steve Topple, Maurice – Wikimedia, Emily Apple and Rae Nicole

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