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The Alex Salmond Show

  • Whatever happened to Brexit?
    The continuing drama of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Community has been totally overshadowed by the Covid crisis but the ongoing negotiations to find a long term trade deal are not going well. Alex Salmond asks Tory MP Daniel...
    May 28, 2020 08:37
  • 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.
  • Whatever happened to Brexit?
    Whatever happened to Brexit?
    The continuing drama of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Community has been totally overshadowed by the Covid crisis but the ongoing negotiations to find a long term trade deal are not going well. Alex Salmond asks Tory MP Daniel...
    May 28, 2020 08:37
  • The pandemic and new economic policy
    The pandemic and new economic policy
    The Alex Salmond Show examines the developing economics of the Covid-19 crisis, and asks leading economists Vicky Pryce and George Kerevan whether a prolonged world recession is now inevitable, and what new economic thinking will be needed to meet...
    May 21, 2020 07:54
  • The pandemic and the fourth estate
    The pandemic and the fourth estate
    As President Trump and Prime Minister Johnson come under sustained criticism over their handling of the coronavirus crisis, the Alex Salmond Show examines how the media on both sides of the Atlantic are covering the pandemic – with award...
    May 14, 2020 08:05
  • A light in the north
    A light in the north
    The Alex Salmond Show examines with former Faroese Finance Minister Kristina Hafoss MP, and Na h-Eileanan an Iar MP Angus MacNeil, how the tiny Faroe Islands have successfully eradicated the coronavirus by use of tried and tested means of epidemic...
    May 7, 2020 08:02
  • The psychological tsunami
    The psychological tsunami
    The Alex Salmond Show discusses the consequences of the global pandemic for mental health. In addition to the health crisis and the economic threat, there is a psychological tsunami to come from the combination of fear, anxiety, stress and...
    Apr 30, 2020 08:07
  • A message from the pandemic front line
    A message from the pandemic front line
    The Alex Salmond Show speaks to two international experts about combating the coronavirus pandemic. Leading authority on intensive care treatment, Professor Hugh Montgomery of University College London, describes the reality on the front line in the...
    Apr 23, 2020 08:03
  • The economic consequences of a pandemic
    The economic consequences of a pandemic
    The Alex Salmond Show discusses the economics of the coronavirus crisis with author of 'The Pandemic Century' Dr Mark Honigsbaum and with international economists Dr Stephanie Fabri and Professor David Blanchflower, who chart an economic strategy...
    Apr 16, 2020 08:34
  • Freedom come a’ye
    Freedom come a’ye
    On the 700th anniversary of the declaration of Arbroath, the Alex Salmond Show looks at Scotland’s very own independence declaration and discusses with professor Ted Cowan, singer Sheena Wellington and author Billy Kay how this medieval letter...
    Apr 9, 2020 08:33
  • New conversations for a new future
    New conversations for a new future
    In the final part of The Alex Salmond Show’s series on the politics of Northern Ireland post Brexit, Alex interviews former SDLP leader Alasdair McDonnell on the conversations required to reconcile unionists to a future where Irish nationalism...
    Apr 2, 2020 09:51
  • Northern Irish Unionism: Time for a new settlement?
    Northern Irish Unionism: Time for a new settlement?
    With the Brexit border to be placed in the Irish Sea and political changes underway in the Republic, is it time for a fundamental reassessment of unionism? Alex interviews former Ulster Unionist leader Mike Nesbitt MLA, who believes that to survive,...
    Mar 26, 2020 08:05