Sputnik Orbiting the World

  • Episode 188
    He’s been in the broadcast business for over 60 years and has interviewed every US president since Nixon. We go back to the beginning with Larry King; from his Brooklyn roots to his present day globetrotting. Now in his 80th decade, he clearly...
  • Sputnik Orbiting the World
    Sputnik orbits the World with Neil Clark, looking behind the stories which made the news, as well as unearthing the ones that didn’t. Expect debate and discussion between Neil Clark and authoritative, influential, but most importantly, informed, guests. Topics may differ from politics to social concerns, but Sputnik will remain true to its aim – bringing a new perspective, a different view.
  • Episode 188
    Episode 188
    He’s been in the broadcast business for over 60 years and has interviewed every US president since Nixon. We go back to the beginning with Larry King; from his Brooklyn roots to his present day globetrotting. Now in his 80th decade, he clearly...
  • Episode 187
    Episode 187
    Morocco has a big population, an industrial proletariat, closer proximity to Europe than most Arab countries and strong political movements and parties including Islamist forces. It also has something else; although referred to as an Arab country,...
  • Episode 186
    Episode 186
    The transatlantic slave trade was arguably the greatest crime in human history. But there has been no reparation for a crime committed against a continent and tens of millions of people. In fact, it was the slave-owners who were compensated when the...
  • Episode 185
    Episode 185
    There's an awful lot of corruption in Brazil and there’s an awful lot of hypocrisy, too. First, President Dilma Rousseff was ousted on corruption allegations; her predecessor (very likely her successor) Lula has been jailed for almost 10 years...
  • Episode 184
    Episode 184
    The political situation on both sides of the Atlantic is in total chaos: Donald Trump is still the president of the United States (for the time being anyway) and on this side of the pond, the UK government is hanging by the tassels of an orange...
  • Episode 183
    Episode 183
    The War on Terror isn’t working. So what change in policy would a former Kremlin adviser suggest? Alexander Nekrassov looks at the regimes which are implicit in their support for terrorist groups and the individuals who are drawn to the cult...
  • Episode 182
    Episode 182
    The state of the Arab world today, particularly as regards the confrontation between Saudi Arabia and Qatar, could be summed up as two countries that are little more than petrol stations waving flags and preparing to go to war.  Or at least...
  • Episode 181
    Episode 181
    Not since Lazarus or the original JC himself has there been a miraculous comeback like the one pulled off this month by Jeremy Corbyn, who went from dead and buried when the election campaigning began, to the next occupant of 10 Downing St. in the...
  • Episode 180
    Episode 180
    He has been defying the Establishment gatekeepers and telling us the truth about what’s really going on in the world for over 50 years. He has covered wars around the world from Vietnam to Iraq, and is also an award-winning documentary...
  • Episode 179
    Episode 179
    Morocco has long prided itself on being one of the most stable countries in North Africa - a place where the so-called Arab Spring didn’t turn into an Arab winter. But a cold front seems to be sweeping in as tensions rise and anti-government...