BCfm’s weekly politics show presented by Tony Gosling
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First hour: news review with Labour Councillor for Lawrence Hill Hibaq Jama; death this week of Nelson Mandela, apartheid in Isreal/Palestine and Sri Lanka. As a Somalian Muslim she describes her family’s work in Somalis, how she got interested in politics and the present problems in Somalia being part of a Western militarised zone around Iran. Nelson Mandela, who died this week, communism, apartheid still growing in Sri Lanka and Israel/Palestine, social apartheid throughout the world and in the West under ‘austerity’, a clip of Mandela’s first interview on ITV in 1961 with Brian Widlake. What was the real role of now Prime Minister David Cameron’s 1989 sanctions busting trip to apartheid South Africa? The secret criminal sale of South African nuclear weapons before black majority rule and the ANC came to power – nuclear arms dealing conspiracy involving Prime Minister David Cameron, Leading Tory fund-raiser Sir Kenneth Warren from Kilmersdown in Somerset, former MI6 officer Stephan Kock, MoD weapons inspector Dr David Kelly, arms dealer and former Rhodesian special forces soldier John Bredenkamp, subsidiary of Astra Fireworks, Astra Holdings and former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Detailed in the four part article by Peter Eyre US and the UK lost 3 nuclear weapons each! Parts 1, 2, 3 and 4. Winter and the energy bill crisis; public sold £2bn short over Royal Mail by LibDem Vince Cable and Goldman Sachs; Conservative Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne’s Autumn statement: student loan book sold off, KPMG, with their dubious track record, trusted again by this government. Is Osborne out of touch with family economics in the real world? Ed Ball’s response; Marina Morris’s voxpop on the Pope calling capitalism the new tyranny. [audio: 201312061700] download