The Big Picture Podcast – Latest Edition Now Live!

5th June 2014

The latest edition of the Big Picture podcast is now available to listen to and download – just follow the link:

This time, Matt takes the chair for the last time ever, putting questions to the panel about:

– The exchange of five Taliban detainees at Guantanamo Bay for US Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, and what it means for peace in the Middle East;

– The controversy over the appointment of the President of the European Commission in the wake of David Cameron’s threat to move his proposed British membership referendum forward to 2016 if current front-runner Jean-Claude Juncker is appointed; and

– The privatisation of public services, with a particular focus on Michael Gove’s plans to take certain child protection functions out of State hands.

Thoughts? Comments? Post them below, or tune in next week to join the discussion live! The next (and second-last) Big Picture will be broadcast on Weds. 11th June at 6pm, live on URN. Tune in!