Episode 226

On Sputnik this week, we hear from a new voice of the people... the Grime artist who took on a Tory MP on national television – and won. Marci Phonix gives his take on the Windrush scandal and explains what could have been motivating Kanye West when he made those infamous remarks about slavery being a choice.

And why can’t Britain trade more successfully with Russia? Unlike in Germany and France, where business communities are revolting against their governments’ endless thirst for economic sanctions against Russia, the voices of those involved in Anglo-Russian trade are virtually silent. We talk to David Cant, an international businessman who’s been working in Russia since the Soviet era, and find out who’s selling what to who.

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