Episode 063

On Sunday Greeks elected the most radical left wing government in Europe since the 1930s. With half the youth unemployed, mass poverty, a suicide epidemic and fascists on the march, the Syriza party has a clear mandate and majority to end the era of ‘Austerity’. Joining Sputnik to survey the scene is Dr. Vassilis Monastiriotis from the London School of Economics. Fifty years ago this week the Sir Winston Churchill was farewelled down the Thames, with every crane along the river bowing in respect as he passed. We discuss this best-known, most-controversial British minister with another well-known and controversial former member of the British cabinet, the Right Honorable Andrew Mitchell MP.

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