In Episode 36 of Apolitical we welcome Robin McAlpine as our fifth guest of Season 2. Robin is the Director of Common Weal and has written for a variety of publications, including Bella Caledonia and CommonSpace, on a wide range of topics.
Amongst the topics we discuss with Robin on the podcast are:
• His introduction to politics and political activism;
• His time at Westminster, working for the Labour Party;
• Losing his faith in the New Labour project;
• The independence referendum campaign and how it changed things;
• Common Weal and how it came about;
• Where power lies and how to change that;
• Progressive taxation;
• Where the independence movement stands today.
Please join us in discussing these issues or any other raised in the podcast below, or find us on Twitter at @apoliticalpod.