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It's Bloody Complicated - A Compass Podcast


Hear from the widest range of voices in the progressive movement. Every week, host Neal Lawson, speaks with progressive thinkers, writers and politicians from the UK and beyond about current affairs and how to build the Good Society. Visit to learn more about Compass.

Recent Episodes

The Future We Want #2: The Climate Crisis with Andrew SimmsOctober 05, 2021 Episode artwork Progressive Alliance: Will Labour Accept Sharing Power to Win? Live from Labour Conference | Ep.49October 03, 2021 Episode artwork The Future We Want: The Poverty Pandemic with Dawn ButlerSeptember 10, 2021 Episode artwork BONUS: How to Stop Fascism with Paul MasonSeptember 02, 2021 Episode artwork The Future of the Greens with Jonathan Bartley | Ep.48August 20, 2021 Episode artwork From the Soft Left to Left Patriotism with John Denham | Ep.47August 01, 2021 Episode artwork BONUS: Decision Time for Deutschland, in partnership with the Friedrich Ebert StiftungJuly 26, 2021 Episode artwork Big Ideas Before Their Time with Anna Coote | Ep.46July 19, 2021 Episode artwork Brexit: Five Years Later | Ep.45July 03, 2021 Episode artwork Johnson and Gramsci: Tackling the Tories Today | Ep.44June 12, 2021 Episode artwork The Dignity of Labour with Jon Cruddas | Ep.43May 27, 2021 Episode artwork Election Special | Ep.42May 15, 2021 Episode artwork In Conversation with Mandu Reid | Ep.41May 01, 2021 Episode artwork In Conversation with Vince Cable | Ep.40April 19, 2021 Episode artwork Starmer's First Year with Paul Mason | Ep.39April 06, 2021 Episode artwork Out of the Ordinary with Marc Stears, Jon Cruddas, Sue Goss and John Harris | Ep.38March 22, 2021 Episode artwork Belonging, Place and the Nation with Clive Lewis, Francesca Klug and Stuart White | Ep.37March 04, 2021 Episode artwork Progressive Alliance: The Reunion | Ep.36February 19, 2021 Episode artwork Re-imagining Democracy with Peter MacFadyen and Indra Adnan | Ep.35January 30, 2021 Episode artwork The Year Ahead with Yasmin Khan and Tom Clark | Ep.34January 15, 2021 Episode artwork The future of the Left in Europe with Yanis Varoufakis | Ep.33December 17, 2020 Episode artwork Feminism and Refugee Women with Natasha Walter | Ep.32December 07, 2020 Episode artwork Inequality with Danny Dorling | Ep.31November 17, 2020 Episode artwork Build Back Better: HOW? 4 Big Ideas | Ep.30November 13, 2020 Episode artwork American democracy: Where do we go from here? Election specialNovember 07, 2020 Episode artwork