Yes Men oil parody, inequality up north & spying on innocents (E194)

Afshin Rattansi goes underground with the Yes Men, as they pose as the oil industry execs you would like to meet. In an April Fools’ Day skit, they parody the oil industry by refusing the North Sea tax relief and stop Arctic drilling. They also explain their new film, about climate change and how being part of a movement can change the world. Stewart Paterson, political correspondent for Glasgow's Evening Times, thinks growing inequality and increased reliance on food banks could be a big factor in the election north of the border. And is the government spying on you? Kevin Blowe, co-ordinator for Netpol, the network for police monitoring, looks at the domestic extremism database, which features people who have never even committed a crime.


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