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The Alex Salmond Show

  • Freedom Day – The Verdict
    Is Boris Johnson’s “freedom day” a necessary loosening of social restrictions, made possible by a successful vaccination programme, or a dangerous experiment with huge health consequences for the UK population? Alex asks Professor...
    Jul 22, 2021 07:00
  • 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.” ‘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.
  • Freedom Day – The Verdict
    Freedom Day – The Verdict
    Is Boris Johnson’s “freedom day” a necessary loosening of social restrictions, made possible by a successful vaccination programme, or a dangerous experiment with huge health consequences for the UK population? Alex asks Professor...
    Jul 22, 2021 07:00
  • Scotland's story – fact and fiction
    Scotland's story – fact and fiction
    Scotland has a colourful and varied history. As the country which invented the historical novel, it has inspired a rich vein of fiction, stretching from the 'Waverley' novels to 'Outlander,' but much of the country’s factual stories remain...
    Jul 15, 2021 13:03
  • Northern Ireland’s troubled waters
    Northern Ireland’s troubled waters
    The statelet of Northern Ireland is 100 years old but, although the peace process is holding, the politics is fractured. The Alex Salmond Show looks at alternative futures for the troubled province, with Mick Fealty, founder editor of Northern...
    Jul 8, 2021 08:01
  • Vaccinating the world
    Vaccinating the world
    Incoming English Health Secretary Sajid Javid is proclaiming the success of the Covid-19 vaccination programme in the four administrations of the United Kingdom, but have the world’s rich already failed the poor on the timetable for extending...
    Jul 1, 2021 07:08
  • Most hated to national treasure
    Most hated to national treasure
    Once dubbed the “most hated man in Britain” by the mainstream media, he has now acquired a status as something of “a national treasure.” On the release of a new film charting his half-century of activism for human and gay...
    Jun 24, 2021 07:31
  • The auld enemy
    The auld enemy
    The England-Scotland football match is the oldest fixture in international football, and its fiercest rivalry – and this week’s Alex Salmond Show comes from Wembley Stadium. Friday’s showdown has England as firm favourites, but in...
    Jun 17, 2021 08:10
  • The rich man’s club and Robin Hood
    The rich man’s club and Robin Hood
    Do the taxation proposals to be ratified at this weekend’s G7 meeting in Cornwall represent a Robin Hood-style redistribution from the world’s richest corporates to the poorest nations? Or are the members of the rich man’s club...
    Jun 10, 2021 08:00
  • The Disunited Kingdom
    The Disunited Kingdom
    In the second programme examining the political future of the four countries of the UK following Brexit and the local elections, Alex speaks to Jim Shannon, DUP MP for Strangford, and to Lord Wigley of Caernarfon, the former leader of Plaid Cymru....
    Jun 3, 2021 07:02
  • A political tale of four nations
    A political tale of four nations
    In the first of two shows in which parliamentarians forecast the political future of the UK’s four component nations, Alex examines the political canvas at Westminster, following the starkly divergent results of this month’s elections in...
    May 27, 2021 07:02
  • Covid anywhere is a threat everywhere
    Covid anywhere is a threat everywhere
    Is Britain finally out of the pandemic woods or are there clear dangers ahead from the new variants of coronavirus? Alex speaks to top experts Dr. Bharat Pankhania of Exeter University and the Cambridge virologist, Dr. Chris Smith, who see this...
    May 20, 2021 08:12