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The Alex Salmond Show

  • Covid-19 – the human cost
    Professor Hugh Montgomery, chair of ICU at UCL, is both an outstanding academic and also an NHS consultant working on intensive care wards, saving lives over the past year. On the Alex Salmond Show, he speaks movingly about the pressures on NHS...
    Mar 25, 2021 08:00
  • The Alex Salmond Show
    Former First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond hosts a new political chat program, ‘The Alex Salmond Show’, on RT, where he vows to battle the mainstream media narrative and take the news “out of the Westminster nexus.” ANNOUNCEMENT FOR VIEWERS: The Rt. Hon. Alex Salmond and Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh are both candidates for the ALBA Party in the Scottish Parliament elections and won’t be broadcasting during the election period.
  • Covid-19 – the human cost
    Covid-19 – the human cost
    Professor Hugh Montgomery, chair of ICU at UCL, is both an outstanding academic and also an NHS consultant working on intensive care wards, saving lives over the past year. On the Alex Salmond Show, he speaks movingly about the pressures on NHS...
    Mar 25, 2021 08:00
  • Long Covid – the epidemic within the epidemic
    Long Covid – the epidemic within the epidemic
    With the vaccination program getting to grips with the pandemic, more attention is now being focused on the phenomenon of Long Covid, the enduring and debilitating aftermath affecting many Covid patients. Alex interviews Professor Danny Altmann of...
    Mar 18, 2021 08:10
  • No return to austerity?
    No return to austerity?
    This week, Alex is in conversation with one of the world’s leading economists, Professor David Blanchflower, of Dartmouth College, New Hampshire. Blanchflower applauds the new Biden initiative to help the poor in the US, claiming it...
    Mar 11, 2021 08:31
  • Trump: Is the party over?
    Trump: Is the party over?
    Does this week’s return of Donald Trump to the frontline of American politics herald recovery or decline for the Grand Old Party? The Alex Salmond Show features two diametrically opposing views on the future of the Republicans. The founder of...
    Mar 4, 2021 07:03
  • New economics and Scottish independence
    New economics and Scottish independence
    Professor Richard Murphy of London’s City University has provided trenchant critique of the fiscal timidity of successive UK chancellors. In this interview on the Alex Salmond Show, he now turns a supportive eye towards how new thinking can...
    Feb 25, 2021 07:11
  • Covid 19 – will it be ever with us?
    Covid 19 – will it be ever with us?
    Professor Hugh Montgomery of University College London is in a unique position to explain the true nature of the pandemic, as a brilliant academic physician who is also on the front line as a consultant in intensive care at Whittington Hospital. On...
    Feb 18, 2021 08:12
  • The storming of the Capitol and the better angels
    The storming of the Capitol and the better angels
    Can America truly recover from the divisions exemplified by the storming of the Capitol in January? The Alex Salmond Show interviews anthropologist Wade Davis about the underlying crisis of post-Trump America. He argues that the flying of the...
    Feb 11, 2021 09:24
  • The virus, the vaccines and public health
    The virus, the vaccines and public health
    Vaccines are coming on stream across England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, but the UK death toll is now the highest of any major country in the world. The Alex Salmond Show interviews Professor Luke O’Neill of Trinity College Dublin...
    Feb 4, 2021 07:59
  • A man’s a man
    A man’s a man
    The Alex Salmond Show celebrates the birthday of Scotland’s national bard Robert Burns by featuring an upcoming book on Scottish working class hero Jimmy Reid, leader of the “work in” at Upper Clyde Shipbuilders 50 years...
    Jan 28, 2021 09:55
  • Turbulent times at Westminster
    Turbulent times at Westminster
    The Alex Salmond Show looks ahead to choppy political waters for the main Westminster parties, as economic crisis follows hard on the heels of coronavirus. Top Tory commenter Peter Oborne sees trouble for Boris Johnson in the Conservative transition...
    Jan 21, 2021 08:23