Watching the gatekeepers
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BBC Political Journalist John Hess speaks to the UON Podcast about his career, on the heels of a talk he gave for the Centre for British Politics, in the School of Politics and International Relations.

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Striking for 'British' jobs?
 As the wildcat strikes over foreign workers continue up and down the country, Professor Andreas Bieler asks whether the unions are looking at the bigger picture.

He also boils down the issue of so-called 'British jobs for British workers' - weighing up the perspectives of government and the workers.


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The manifesto
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Mr Tipping talks about the importance of the manifesto and of making sure everyone has their input.

Mr Tipping was speaking in the seminar series hosted by the Centre for British Politics in the School of Politics and International Relations.


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Why politics matters
 In this podcast, Professor Gerry Stoker explains why he is disturbed by the lack of engagement with politics and why we should care.

Prof Stoker recently spoke in the Spring Seminar Series hosted by the Centre for British Politics in the School of Politics and International Relations.

Professor Stoker is based at the University of Southampton.www.nottin
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