Monthly Archives: April 2010

Episode 31 – 23rd April 2010


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Political Leaflets by Alex Foster
DEAct by Sean Ellis (ft Shadow Culture Sec Jeremy Hunt!)
Nick Clegg’s Fault by Reggie
Is the Petition Dead? by Rob Weeks
Placebo Effect Response by Reggie
Clarkson’s Cock by Marsh

Why not leave your thoughts in the comments? What would you blame Clegg for?

The Libel Reform Campaign Free Speech Hustings

Last night the Libel Reform Campaign hosted the official “Free Speech Hustings” of the General Election 2010 in association with English PEN, Index on Censorship and Sense About Science. Speaking at the event was Dominic Grieve from the Conservatives, Evan Harris from the Liberal Democrats and Michael Wills from the Labour Party who went head to head over libel law reform and protecting our freedom of speech.

Listen to the full thing below:

For further coverage on libel reform, you might enjoy previous episodes of The Pod Delusion.

Listen to the Libel Reform Campaign Free Speech Hustings LIVE!

This will be live from 6.30pm with the hustings beginning at 7pm. Please twitter your questions or comments to #libelreform or email: news@libelreform.org.

The Libel Reform Campaign is hosting the official “Free Speech Hustings” of the General Election 2010 in association with English PEN, Index on Censorship and Sense About Science. Speaking at the event will be Dominic Grieve from the Conservatives, Evan Harris from the Liberal Democrats and Michael Wills from the Labour Party who will go head to head over libel law reform and protecting our freedom of speech.

When the live broadcast begins, the square in the top right will be RED AND GLOWING – click this to listen.





Episode 30 – 16th April 2010


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The parties in libel reform by James O’Malley & Liz Lutgendorff (ft Simon Singh, Lord Bach, Joanne Cash, Evan Harris)
Hung Parliaments by Malden Capell
Requiem for a Species by Dave Cole (ft Clive Hamilton)
The Placebo Effect by Mike Hall
iPad by Salim Fadhley

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Episode 29 – 9th April 2010


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Skeptical Voter Update by Richard Wilson
Digital Economy Bill Wash-Up by Tom Morris
Voltaire Lecture Interview ft PROF BRIAN COX by Liz Lutgendorff
Who wants to cheat at Millionaire? by Mark Thompson

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Episode 28 – 2nd April 2010


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Simon Singh vs the British Chiropractic Association by James O’Malley (ft Simon Singh, Simon’s lawyer Robert Dougans, Mike Harris from the Libel Reform Campaign and more)
Taking on Tredinnick by James O’Malley (ft Dr Michael Brooks)
Response to Reggie last week by Pete Hague
Vatican Statehood by Sean Ellis
Sanal Edamaruku interview by Salim Fadhley

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