Posts by Progress

94. Fighting for nature with Paul Powlesland

Interview with Peter Pomerantsev

Henna meets Paul Powlesland, barrister and Extinction Rebellion activist, for the second of our summer interviews, where they discuss everything from his beginnings as a young Tory, to convincing BP to save the planet, and how to advocate for the rights of ancient trees.  Learn more: *Lawyers for Nature *Extinction Rebellion

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EXTRA: fire and fury

Interview with Peter Pomerantsev

Join Henna and Ally as they discuss what Boris’ premiership means for Brexit and the country, why progressives should still have hope AND what your choice of ice lolly says about you. 

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92. Bridget Phillipson: the fight to stop Brexit

Interview with Peter Pomerantsev

Henna and Stefan sit down to talk about Gordon Brown’s collaboration with HOPE not hate and the IPPR to stop a no deal Brexit from the bottom-up. Then Stefan heads over to Portcullis House to speak to Bridget Phillipson about why she decided to join the fight against Brexit, frustrating stereotypes about ‘The North’ and…

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EXTRA: #TheNorthIsNext with Stella Creasy

Interview with Peter Pomerantsev

In this week’s extra show, Progress interim director Stephanie Lloyd sits down with Stella Creasy to talk about her fight to extend abortion access to the women of Northern Ireland, going public about her miscarriage and Donald Trump’s latest comments about ‘The Squad’.  Be a progressive: Donate to the Abortion Support Network Support JLM –…

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91. Champagne superover with Pearl Sangha

Interview with Peter Pomerantsev

Henna, Stephanie and Alison are joined by Pearl to talk about the dismantling of the welfare state, Donald Trump and criticising our allies, and what the hell we should do when Boris Johnson becomes prime minister.

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EXTRA: Dealing in deeds not words

Interview with Peter Pomerantsev

Wednesday was one of the darkest days in the history of the Labour party. In this week’s review show acting director Stephanie Lloyd and events manager Katie Curtis discuss the Panorama programme on antisemitism in the party. They take an in depth look at the issues that came out of the programme, the party’s response…

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90. The price is (hard) right

Interview with Peter Pomerantsev

A bumper show: in part one Stefan sits down with Alison and Stephanie in Alison’s podcast *suite* to talk about the impact of the recent world cup, who’s funding the Conservative candidates and what that says about them, Labour’s NDA row and the return of Rory Stewart. In part two, Henna sits down with Fahmida…

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EXTRA: Kick Out Chris

Interview with Peter Pomerantsev

Henna and Stefan sit down on a sunny day in Westminster to talk about what happens next to Chris Williamson, the Twitterisation of the Labour party, and which fantasy policies the Tories are debating this week. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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89. ‘Allez! Allez! Allez!’ with Stephen Doughty MP

Interview with Peter Pomerantsev

Henna speaks to Ally and Stephanie about their world record breaking trip to France over the weekend, why Ally is combatting hunger with #makingendsmeet, and why we desperately need an independent complaints process. PLUS Stefan speaks to Stephen Doughty MP about (amongst more important things) Cardiff City FC, Europe, and big tech. Learn more *EP…

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