Season 2 Episode 6 - Darren 'Loki' McGarvey

#37: Darren ‘Loki’ McGarvey

In Episode 37 of Apolitical we welcome Darren McGarvey as our sixth guest of Season 2. Darren, also known as ‘Loki’, is a musician, activist and political writer from Glasgow.



Amongst the topics we discuss with Darren on the podcast are:

• How his politics and outlook were affected by the Independence Referendum campaign;

• His early activism;

• The response to his recent STV article on not voting SNP;

• His concerns with the SNP’s pragmatic political approach;

• Why he holds the SNP to a higher standard;

• Thoughts on the concept of ‘independence first’;

• His hopes for an cross-party anti-poverty commission;


• His outlook on Scotland’s political future.


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Show Links:

Darren’s STV Article
Darren on Twitter
Darren’s music
Darren’s blog


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