Going Underground

  • Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump © Lucy Nicholson
    Afshin Rattansi asks the former White House Advisor whether it will be President Trump in November. And, is your hamburger destroying the planet? We speak to the creator of the hit documentary, Cowspiracy, Kip Andersen. LIKE Going...
  • Going Underground
    Three times a week Afshin Rattansi and his team go underground to discover the stories that aren’t being covered by the mainstream UK media. From GCHQ to Occupy protests, and everything else in between, Going Underground is here to bring a fresh perspective to our audiences around Britain.
  • Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump © Lucy Nicholson
    Less meat, less heat & Presidential top Trumps (E335)
    Afshin Rattansi asks the former White House Advisor whether it will be President Trump in November. And, is your hamburger destroying the planet? We speak to the creator of the hit documentary, Cowspiracy, Kip Andersen. LIKE Going...
  •  South African national flag © Rogan Ward
    Freedom Day for South Africa and the price of fashion for Bangladesh (E334)
    Afshin Rattansi goes underground on South Africa, the Rana Plaza collapse and the week’s news. It's Freedom Day in Britain's former colony of South Africa - but will it ever mean freedom from Washington's IMF and the World Bank? We speak to...
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    Afghanistan Special (E332)
    Afshin Rattansi goes underground on drones with Cian Westmoreland, whistleblower and former drone technician for Obama’s top secret drone program. And, following last week's deadly attack on the Afghan capital, Dr Lucy Morgan Edwards explains...
  • Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff  © Ueslei Marcelino
    Downtrodden Abbey, Western Coup in Brazil & Shakespeare’s Politics (E333)
    Afshin Rattansi goes underground with multi award winning creator of Downtown Abbey; the attempted impeachment of President Rousseff and the greatest writer in English language’s 400 year anniversary.   LIKE Going...
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    Mayhem in Libya, Marx in the City and Bombs in Kabul (E331)
    From African oasis to ISIS hotbed, how neocolonial war games brought an African nation to its knees, we talk to a former British ambassador to Syria, Peter Ford. Ain't no tax in the heart of the City, we speak to Tony Norfield about offshore...
  • Gaza City, April 14, 2016. © Mohammed Salem
    Islamophobia in UK, Gaza on fire & inside ISIS (E330)
    Afshin Rattansi goes underground with England's first Muslim MP on the Chilcot Inquiry, Jurgen Todenhofer’s bestseller "My Journey Into The Heart of Terror: Ten Days in the Islamic State" and the failure of UK-backed NATO wars & IMF/World...
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    David Cameron must go & cinematic attack on neoliberalism (E329)
    As thousands take to the streets of London today demanding David Cameron's resignation, Afshin Rattansi goes underground with the People's Assembly. And, director of The Cook, The Thief, His wife and Her Lover, Peter Greenway, explains why he...
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    Tory tax dodging and saving British Steel (E328)
    Afshin Rattansi goes underground on tax avoidance, the steel crisis and the week’s news. From trade unions to politicians, is tax-dodging at the heart of British capitalism? We ask Britain's Shadow Treasury Minister Richard Burgon. And is...
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    The philosophy of ISIS, Brexit endangers wildlife & suicide detention camps (E327)
    Afshin Rattansi goes underground on the birth of the modern mind with Professor A.C Graying; Co-chair of Environmentalists for Europe Stanley Johnson discusses the death of ecosystems in the UK. Mossack Fonseca’s Panama Papers and David...
  • Jeremy Corbyn, leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party © Russell Cheyne
    Irvine Welsh on Corbyn, Save the Children in Yemen & David Cameron's PR Fail (E326)
    Afshin Rattansi goes underground with Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh, who explains why he is backing Corbyn and Sanders. Plus, Save the Children's communications and policy manager, Fatima Al-Ajel, discusses the plight of children affected by...