Meet Alf, he used to manipulate people using fear and greed to make them buy products they didn't need. Now with his friend Bob and many others, he follows one of the paths of Freeganism, shopping from the backs of stores, without money, dumpster diving to utilize some of the many ton's of waste food and other products consumers and suppliers throw away each year. As we remember the words of … [Read more...] about Episode 39 – Freeganism
A little chat in a bar under the Curzon Cinema in London, England. I am joined by John Perivolaris an independent photographer and film maker Richard Azia (Warzabidul) We talk about protesting, a new take on the proliferation of CCTV in the UK and other bits and bobs. Here are some more handy links... The Town Crier at the beginning of the podcast is the world famous Peter Moore Join the … [Read more...] about Episode 38 – Bar Chat
This Episode is a slight diversion from my normal format.. It's just quite literally a ramble. While out with the dog I thought it a good excuse to record an update on what has been happening recently, plus do a mini micro test of a new field recorder, the Zoom H2. I also give a heads up to a few people I respect and admire and accidentally throw the ball at my dogs head. (She's fine). So … [Read more...] about Episode 37 – A Ramble
In this episode I meet Richard Rudin and Glyn Wintle in Birmingham at the amazing unConference that was PodcampUK Richard Rudin is a senior lecturer on journalism at John Moores University in Liverpool and Glyn Wintle is from the Open Rights Group. We talk about the state of Journalism in the UK today, give a heads up to Jeremy Paxman, discuss how politicians react to 'real people', touch apon … [Read more...] about Episode 36 – Two chats at PodcampUK
There is a quiet, dark revolution underway in Britain. It was happening yesterday, it's happening now - this minute. It will continue to happen tomorrow. Without anyone really noticing it we are becoming a police state. We're not quite there yet - it's a long way down to the real depths of secret police, social control, monitored movements - but we're blindly sleepwalking that path. George … [Read more...] about Episode 35 – The Perfect Prison.