7. The 3 Muckrakers: Frantic Pols Fling Feces & Food

best smallerDo Labour need to move further left and the Tories further right to win next May’s UK Election, with five shopping days left until the US midterms who will win and baseball’s World Series has ended, why is it called The WORLD Series when only US teams play? Welcome to The Three Muckrakers!

Welcome to the SPIN-free politics zone. Every week we discuss and debate the confluence of global politics and media. Hosted by Denis Campbell, editor of UK Progressive magazine, Phil Parry former BBC anchor and editor of WalesEye.com and Falmouth University’s Dr. Dario Llinares (DarioLlinares.com).

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It’s unfiltered and uncensored, a chance for you to be a ‘fly on the wall’ listening in to a conversation between three journalists and critics of today’s ever too cosy media and public relations convergence masquerading as mainstream media news coverage.

We push tough issues and ask tough questions that you want to see answered. More than just a fine w(h)ine, we offer solutions to key issues and demand accountability for you the listener.

This week Denis, Dario and Phil discuss:

  • Pope Francis is he a true liberal reformer or a Jesuit conundrum wrapped in an enigma?
  • Cardiff airport is a transportation disaster. This week they set it to song manufacturing a lame flash mob video.
  • Tesco’s literal buttermilk advert ‘cock-up’ and the broader rolling disasters at the world’s third largest supermarket retailer.
  • Labour and Tories have problems to their Left and Right wings… how far must they go to support their base and the eerie parallels to the right’s US Tea Party and left’s darling, the very progressive and popular Senator Elizabeth Warren.
  • The NHS has a £20 billion quid funding gap and the recent ombudsman report shows major structural problems.
  • Aberystwth University’s chancellor is failing up! She gets a 9.5% performance pay rise while her school drops precipitously in the degree and marking tables.
  • Less than one week until the US midterm elections and who will win?
  • Ferguson October was the lede today on UKProgressive.co.uk by Jeanine Molloff about the whitewash of civil rights and inherent US racism in the USA and this election.
  • Baseball’s World Series ends, did anyone watch this now regional sporting event with ‘World’ in its title.
  • Should the newly released from prison footballer (and convicted rapist) Chad Evans be allowed to return to the football pitch?

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Denis G. Campbell is founder and editor of UK Progressive magazine and co-host of The Three Muckrakers podcast. He is the author of 7 books and provides Americas, EU and Middle Eastern commentary to the BBC, itv, Al Jazeera English, CNN, CRI, MSNBC and others. He is CEO of Monknash Media and a principal with B2E Consulting in London. You can follow him on Twitter @UKProgressive and on Facebook.

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