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The Alex Salmond Show

  • The Liberal Democrat leadership race
    The Liberal Democrat leadership race is taking place against the backdrop of the pandemic, with the party in hard times after three bruising general elections in quick succession. Former leader Sir Vince Cable is calling for a fresh party strategy...
    Aug 13, 2020 08:04
  • 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.” ‘The Alex Salmond Show’ will take viewers inside the Welsh, Irish and Scottish parliaments, also looking at the government of Northern Ireland, not forgetting Westminster.
  • The Liberal Democrat leadership race
    The Liberal Democrat leadership race
    The Liberal Democrat leadership race is taking place against the backdrop of the pandemic, with the party in hard times after three bruising general elections in quick succession. Former leader Sir Vince Cable is calling for a fresh party strategy...
    Aug 13, 2020 08:04
  • Edinburgh festival in lockdown
    Edinburgh festival in lockdown
    In the week when the Scottish capital should have been hosting the largest arts festivals in the world, the Alex Salmond Show examines the consequences of the pandemic for the arts. Alex speaks to star of screen and stage Elaine C Smith and veteran...
    Aug 6, 2020 08:26
  • Realignment in Ireland
    Realignment in Ireland
    The new coalition Government between historic rivals Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael has changed the political landscape in the Republic of Ireland, but how are the Greens, the minority partners in government, going to fare? Is the opposition party...
    Jul 30, 2020 07:56
  • Global Ireland
    Global Ireland
    The Irish Republic’s historic and rival parties of state, Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael, have formed an unprecedented coalition to shut out the electoral rise of Sinn Féin, and the new government has inherited a stunning diplomatic...
    Jul 23, 2020 08:18
  • New Zealand kills the virus?
    New Zealand kills the virus?
    The Alex Salmond Show interviews top public health academic, Professor Michael Baker of Otago University, who details the reasons for New Zealand’s success in eliminating Covid-19 and warns of the worldwide dangers yet to come. Meanwhile the...
    Jul 16, 2020 08:06
  • Trouble for Trump
    Trouble for Trump
    Behind in the polls, under sustained fire for his handling of the Covid-19 crisis, and facing a tanking economy, President Donald J. Trump has but four months to turn his political fortunes around. Alex Salmond speaks to key Republican strategist Ed...
    Jul 9, 2020 08:22
  • Calling time on racism
    Calling time on racism
    Professor Sir Geoff Palmer OBE came from Jamaica as part of the “Windrush generation.” As an academic, he developed a revolutionary process for the brewing industry and is now achieving further distinction as a human rights activist....
    Jul 2, 2020 08:14
  • The statue wars
    The statue wars
    Monuments it’s claimed have racist associations are being toppled all over the planet as part of the Black Lives Matter resurgence in the wake of the killing of George Floyd. The Alex Salmond Show examines the “war of the statues”...
    Jun 25, 2020 14:24
  • BAME communities and Covid-19: The human cost
    BAME communities and Covid-19: The human cost
    People from BAME communities are significantly more at risk from Covid-19 than white people. The UK government has provoked anger by delaying until this week the publication of a key section of a report that presented institutional racism as one...
    Jun 18, 2020 08:25
  • Rage in the United States
    Rage in the United States
    The killing of George Floyd has sparked unprecedented protest across the United States and around the world. The Alex Salmond Show explores the human stories behind the demonstrations, with bereaved mother Darlene Cain, whose son was slain by the...
    Jun 11, 2020 07:58