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Share Politics: Jenny Jones

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Share Politics: Jenny Jones
An increasing number of official bodies have been describing anti-fracking campaigners as "extremists" in response to a controversial Government strategy designed to prevent people from becoming terrorists. Councils, schools and police forces have listed anti-fracking campaigns in documents about the Prevent programme, which is part of the national counter-terrorism strategy. Green Party peer Baroness Jenny Jones has said she will push the Government to stop the police and local councils from using Prevent to "intimidate people who are objecting to their local water supply being threatened by the frackers" Share Radios Matthew cook spoke With Baroness Jenny Jones to find out more.
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Jenny Jones


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Matthew Cook

Share Politics: Campaign Against Arms Trade

Matthew Cook
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Share Politics: Campaign Against Arms Trade
The sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia to use against Yemen, by the UK has long been a controversial one, as the UK also sends aid to Yemen. The Campaign Against Arms Trade has recently launched legal action against the UK government, to try and stop the sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Matthew Cook spoke to Andrew Smith, from CAAT to discuss the legal case and the humanitarian crisis in Yemen
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Andrew Smith


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Colin Bloom

Share Politics: Republicans Overseas

Colin Bloom
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Share Politics: Republicans Overseas
Kate Andrews, from Republicans Overseas, joins Colin Bloom to discuss the current situation with the US Elections. Kate explains how Hilary Clinton is likely to be the Democratic candidate against the presumptive Republican nominee, Donald Trump. She also discusses the competition between Bernie Sanders and Clinton ahead of the campaign.
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Kate Andrews


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Colin Bloom

Share Politics: Net Migration

Colin Bloom
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Share Politics: Net Migration
Colin Bloom is joined on the phone with Louis Reynolds, a researcher for the Citizenship Programme at the think tank Demos, about integration and immigration to the UK.
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Louis Reynolds


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Colin Bloom

Share Politics: Anti-Austerity March

Colin Bloom
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Share Politics: Anti-Austerity March
Ed Rennie and Andy Silvester join Colin today to discuss the recent Anti-Austerity march.
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Ed Rennie, Andy Silvester


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