BCfm’s weekly Politics Show presented by Tony Gosling
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First hour: news review: with LibDems Gary Hopkins and Graham Douglas – By-election in Westbury-on-Trym; big issues in well-off Westbury-on-Trym and Henleaze; Colston Hall; libraries closing; Bristol opposition groups unite to condemn Labour power grab – ways in which the power grab has happened and what has changed – Mayoral System problems – Cabinet Government; Labour sees proposed changes to Bristol City Council constitution passed amid onslaught of criticism over ‘power grab’. But the opposition did defeat Labour on plans to make the Lord Mayor a directly elected position and the party made a ‘u-turn’ on another proposal – Bristol Energy and Bristol Waste problems; potential illegal pay off of ex Bristol Chief Exec. Anna Klonowski – lack of transparency; protest against Universal Credit organised by Unite Community – Unite Community rallies in Bristol against Universal Credit across Britain – Kate discusses how her ESA and housing benefit was cancelled, saved from utter despair by her mother with a £300.00 bailout – Universal Credit failings – homelessness increase – Justin Thomas from PCS Union wants Social Security, and his staff to be trained properly not sacked; Ken Livingstone resigns from Labour Party: Ken Livingstone shockingly hints at RETURN to Labour Party within ‘COUPLE of YEARS’ – 1933 Haavara Agreement where Hitler did deals with Zionist Jews in the 1930s is a historical fact: The Transfer Agreement: The Dramatic Story of the Pact Between the Third Reich and Jewish Palestine – his leaving speech; Boris Johnson wants his own private Jet – prank call where Boris believed he was talking to Armenian PM.
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Second hour: Investigative reports: MH17 and Afghanistan: NATO allies re-blame Russia for downing of Malaysian airliner, most likely shot down by their Ukrainian fascist air force chums – Netherlands and Australia say Russia responsible for shooting down passenger plane MH17 – shot down by planes or Buk missile? Ukrainian pilot blamed for MH17 ‘kills himself’: Capt Vladyslav Voloshyn was blamed for the crash by Russian media and officials – anomalies of investigation – Andriy Parubiy: EXCLUSIVE: ‘Shoot at All Targets on Maidan’: New Evidence of Georgian Snipers – Bellingcat: Eliot Higgins of Bellingcat, Who is He? Everything You Need to Know – Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty cold war propaganda stations plug the NATO view. North Korea – summit cancelled by the United States just after Kim Jong-Un publicly demolished their nuclear testing sites, Trump pulls out of Singapore North Korea nuclear talks. Israel attacks Syria again aiding its ISIS proxies, trying to provoke war. Iraq elections – what Al-Sadr wants and his opinions. Interview with Lucy Morgan-Edwards – worked in Afghanistan and saw it before and after 9/11 and then became a freelance Journalist: US – Afghanistan as a military base; US Neo-Conservative projects; Architects and Engineers for 9/11 truth; 9/11 Commission Report farce; NIST report; Operation Mockingbird, CIA take control of the mass media through owners, managers and ‘agents of influence’: Later that year  Wisner established Mockingbird, a program to influence the domestic American media. Wisner recruited Philip Graham (Washington Post) to run the project within the industry. Graham himself recruited others who had worked for military intelligence during the war. This included James Truitt, Russell Wiggins, Phil Geyelin, John Hayes and Alan Barth. Others like Stewart Alsop, Joseph Alsop and James Reston, were recruited from within the Georgetown Set. According to Deborah Davis, the author of Katharine the Great (1979) : “By the early 1950s, Wisner ‘owned’ respected members of the New York Times, Newsweek, CBS and other communications vehicles.”; Academia and funding by big business; Justice Against Sponsors of Terror Act; Lawyers Committee for 9/11 Inquiry; dodgy financial transactions pre 9/11; complicity of main stream media covering up 9/11; false flag bombs in Afghanistan; SITE intelligence and ISIS/Al Qaeda; her book ‘The Afghan Solution: The Inside Story of Abdul Haq, the CIA and How Western Hubris Lost Afghanistan. Iran should pay £6bn to victims of 9/11 – as they allegedly trained the 9/11 hijackers. US stabilisation programme in Afghanistan a £5bn failure.