Music and podcasts
Listening to music or a podcast together can be a really powerful and connecting experience.
Play one of these in your group (or share it beforehand) for strength or inspiration. Music tagged "Re-grouping" is selected to help people "re-centre" after a lively conversation. Or choose your own "most inspiring" song to play to your group, and spend a few minutes sharing why it's important to you.
Conversations about culture, social justice, and politics exploring the history, language, and people who are shaping the struggle for progress...
The beautifully human On Being podcast from Krista Tippett offer a deep conversation each month with a world-changing activist, teacher or social provocateur...
Anne McElvoy traces the story of British socialism - from the New Lanark to Tony Benn - in this 12 part BBC radio series
An interview with the Nobel Peace Prize winner and environmental activist, Wangari Maathai.
Podcast (50 minutes)
Edinburgh-based musical activist Penny Stone talks about the power of music to challenge injustice and division, in this pilot podcast from the 2017 Edinburgh "Amidst" series.
Podcast (30 + 30 minutes)
This 99% Invisible podcast tells the story of the US Sanctuary movement which defied a US government crackdown on Central Americans seeking asylum in the US, fleeing the effects of US-sponsored abuses...
Podcast (15 mins)
The Battle of Cable Street took place on Sunday 4 October 1936 in Cable Street in the East End of London. It was a clash between the Metropolitan Police, protecting a march by members of the British Union of Fascists, led by Oswald Mosley...
Anaïs Mitchell on the walls we build in the Trump and Brexit era...
"You will not be able to stay home, brother
You will not be able to plug in, turn on and drop out
...Because the revolution will not be televised..."