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Untelevised: The Podcast

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We all want to be part of changing the world, right? Join hosts Fisayo and Mona as they meet an array of people who have dedicated themselves to doing just that. Using open, honest conversations they explore what change really looks like and how we can all play our part in it. Whether you’ve held a placard at every protest or have just learnt the term ‘ally’, this is the place for you!

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So, who is LAND really for?

Untelevised: The Podcast

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So, surely there's ENOUGH land for us all?
So, we’ve reached the final chapter of our land series. An exploration that has taken us on a journey from movement on land, to belonging to land, to healing from land. And we’re ending by daring to dream big! By pushing the boundaries of what our current society offers us, we’re investigating what our world would look like if everyone in it had access to enough. By rejecting notions like exclusivity, division, conflict and suffering, we’re proposing that Earth is an abundant land that can, and should, be shared. To do this, we reimagine ownership, challenge capitalism (as always) and even get a bit spiritual! With help from Guests Rachel Solnick from Miknaf Ha'aretz and Beth Stratford from London Renters Union, who together strike a beautiful balance between the ideological, the creative and the practical solutions we need. ---------- Learn - what is abundance? (4 mins 15 secs) Discuss - Beth Stratford, London Renters Union (12 mins) find them on Twitter/ Twitter (personal)/ Facebook/ Instagram Rachel Solnick, Miknaf Ha’aretz (45 mins) find them on Twitter (personal)/ Facebook/ Instagram Share - what can we all do? (1 hour 19 mins) ---------- Things we mentioned: Democratic Housing Episode; Interactive Map of the UK; Land for the Many Report; The UK’s Path to a Doughnut-Shaped Recovery Report; Right to Roam; London Renters Union; Living Rent (Scotland); Acorn the Union; Greater Manchester Housing Action; Guide to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict; Aurora Levins Morales; The Colors of Jews; There is nothing so whole as a broken heart; Positive Money; The Social Guarantee; Countryside and Rights of Way Act - gov.uk, Wikipedia; Land for Who Phase 1 Findings To discuss what you've listened to, head to our website (Untelevised.co.uk), Twitter, Instagram (both @untelevised_tv) or write to talk2untelevised@gmail.com
01:31:00
July 13, 2022
So, is our land harming or HEALING us?
Last episode, we explored what it means to belong to land - to find safety, to feel settled, to lay down roots and build a life. Building on this foundation, in this episode we are exploring what it means to go beyond survival and begin to find healing. With climate change at the top of the world's political agenda, we're increasingly becoming aware of the damage and destruction that we are causing to the planet. We've heard the cries for us to stop and heal the earth - but in that process can we also heal ourselves? Are they synonymous? Or does one lead to the other?  We put these questions to Farzana Khan, from Healing Justice, and Nicki Myers from Disabled People Against Cuts. ---------- Learn - what is healing? (5 mins) Discuss - Nicki Myers, DPAC Cambrigeshire and Essex (12 mins 15 secs) find them on Facebook/ Instagram/ Twitter Farzana Khan, Healing Justice (47 mins 30 secs) find them on Facebook (organisation)/ Instagram (organisation) Instagram (personal)/ Twitter (organisation)/ Twitter (personal) Share - what can we all do? (1 hour 25 mins) ---------- Things we mentioned*: Maslow's hierarchy of need; Abolitionism; Social Model of Disability; Join a local branch of DPAC;  Social Prescribing; Then Barbara Met Alan (BBC Film); Lobby your MP; Tune into Local Authority Planning; Disability News Service; Arts on Prescription; Farming on Prescription; Medicine Stories (Aurora Levins Morales); Phytology; We Level Up; Ubele; Black Roots; LION; Ruth Wilson Gilmore; Rabia Marley; Calaban and the Witch (Sylvia Federici); The Wild Edge of Sorrow (Frances Weller); Rehearsing Freedom by Healing Justice London. To discuss what you’ve listened to or to see more from Untelevised between episodes, head to our website (untelevised.co.uk), twitter or Instagram (both @untelevised_tv) or write to talk2untelevised@gmail.com Untelevised: The Podcast is produced by Untelevised, a joint platform between Filmanthropy and Revoke. Sponsored by the Lankelly Chase Foundation News and Media Fund.
01:41:57
June 28, 2022
So, where on Earth do we BELONG?
Last episode we investigated what it means to have a transient relationship to land - to constantly roam, to migrate to another place, or even to be forcibly displaced. In Chapter 2 of our land series, we're exploring the opposite. Looking at what it means to belong to a specific place. And what impact a sense of belonging to and connection with land has on us emotionally, physically, materially, politically and socially. Taking it beyond the capitalist notion of land belonging to us, we challenge the existing frameworks of ownership and power over land and try to establish what it is that gives us a meaningful relationship with the land that we occupy - and subsequently - to each other as a human race. We go on this important and thought provoking journey with activist, Javier Sanchez-Rodriguez, from Anne Matthews Trust and Design Researcher, Andre Reid, from Kiondo. ---------- Learn - what do we mean by belonging? (4 mins 25 secs) Discuss - Javier Sanchez-Rodriguez, The Anne Matthews Trust (9 mins)  find them on Instagram/ Twitter/ Website Andre Reid, Kiondo (44 mins) find them on  Instagram / Twitter/ Facebook/ Website/ Instagram (personal)/ Twitter (personal) Share - what can we all do? (1 hour 20 secs) ---------- Things we mentioned: Our visit to Nijmegen (IG Story); Granville Community Kitchen (IG Story); Visit the Anne Matthews Trust Bunkhouse; Refer someone to Anne Matthews Trust; Civic Square; Shared Assets; New Economics Foundation. To discuss what you’ve listened to or to see more from Untelevised between episodes, head to our website (untelevised.co.uk), Twitter or Instagram (both @untelevised_tv) or write to talk2untelevised@gmail.com ---------- Untelevised: The Podcast is a joint platform between Filmanthropy and Revoke CIC. Sponsored by the Lankelly Chase Foundation News and Media Fund. Season 4 is produced in collaboration with the New Economics Foundation and Shared Assets.
01:34:52
June 08, 2022
So, what makes us MOVE from land to land?
Movement is a central part of (human) life. For some of us, it is fuelled by excitement and represents adventure or freedom. For others, it is fuelled by fear and represents a chance at survival. Regardless of the cause of our movement, we all seek some sort of safe land upon arrival - to live, rest, feed, grow and thrive. Whether that land be temporary or permanent, none of us is exempt from this need. In this episode, we're exploring different forms of movement and investigating how they affect our relationship both with land and with one another. Join us as we speak to Showman, Tyler Hatwell, from Traveller Pride and Diasporan,  Sam Siva, from Land in Our Names (LION). ---------- Learn - what do we mean by movement? (5 mins 15 secs) Discuss - Tyler Hatwell, Traveller Pride (11 mins 45 secs)  find them on Facebook/ Instagram/ Twitter/ Website Sam Siva, LION - Land in Our Names (49 mins 30 secs)  find them on Instagram (personal)/ Instagram / Website Share - what can we all do? (1 hour 40 secs) ---------- Things we mentioned: Donate to Land in Our Names; Donate to Traveller Pride; Rural Idyll Article (Kate Bernstock, Gal-Dem); Traveller representation in the media; Chav Solidarity Book; People to look up -  Zakiya Mckenzie, Clare Ratinon, Corrine Fowler, Robin Wall Kimmerer; Wretched of the Earth Organisation; Decolonising Economics; Friends, Family and Travellers; Kinder in Colour; Black Girls Hike; Muslim Hikers; Right to Roam; Landscapes of Freedom; Dale Farm Traveller Evictions; Police Crime and Sentencing Bill's Impact on Traveller's. To discuss what you’ve listened to or to see more from Untelevised between episodes, head to our website (untelevised.co.uk), Twitter or Instagram (both @untelevised_tv) or write to talk2untelevised@gmail.com Untelevised: The Podcast is a joint platform between Filmanthropy and Revoke CIC. Sponsored by the Lankelly Chase Foundation News and Media Fund. Season 4 is produced in collaboration with the New Economics Foundation and Shared Assets.
01:54:50
May 25, 2022
So, who is LAND really for?
Apparently not many of us. The majority of the land that we occupy is out of bounds - a massive 92% of our countryside and 97% of our rivers are hidden behind "no trespassing", "no public access" and "private property" signs. But who controls what land, for how long, for what purposes and for whose benefit, is all central to shaping our lives. Intrinsically linked to every other element, from our access to food, to the jobs we work, where (or if) we go to school and even how likely we are to get arrested. In the 90th year since the landmark Kinder Scout Mass Trespass, we're speaking to voices at the forefront of the land justice movement to discover what fair access for all looks like and how we might get there. In this intro episode, we share some snippets from this journey from movement, to belonging, to healing, until we reached abundance. Featuring conversations with Disabled People Against Cuts, Traveller Pride, Land in Our Names, Healing Justice,  Anne Matthews Trust, London Renters Union and KIONDO. Things we mentioned: New Economics Foundation (neweconomics.org); Shared Assets (sharedassets.org.uk); Land for Who Phase 1 Findings; Season 3 - The Climate & Series; Kinder Scout Trespass - article 1 (Wikipedia), article 2 (BBC), article 3 (KinderTrespass.Org), article 4 (Tribune Mag); Follow the Kinder Scout Trail; Right to Roam Website To discuss what you’ve listened to or to see more from Untelevised between episodes, head to our website (untelevised.co.uk), Twitter or Instagram (both @untelevised_tv) or write to talk2untelevised@gmail.com ------------ Untelevised: The Podcast is produced by Untelevised, a joint platform between Filmanthropy and Revoke CIC. Sponsored by the Lankelly Chase Foundation News and Media Fund. Season 4 of Untelevised: The Podcast is produced in collaboration with the New Economics Foundation and Shared Assets.
20:23
May 18, 2022
Climate & Youth
Young people are the face of the climate movement, both in who we are shown and who the messaging is targeted at.  In this episode we investigate this heightened interest amongst young people, asking whether it is a natural part of the optimism of youth or it has come about through necessity. And explore the consequences of placing this weight on young shoulders. To do this, we’re speaking to young people who are fighting for change across two different continents.  ---------- Learn - what is youth? (5 mins 20 secs) Discuss - Sinead Magner, UK Youth Climate Coalition (10 mins) find them on Twitter (personal)/ Twitter (organisation)/ Instagram (organisation)/ Facebook (organisation)/ YouTube (organisation)/ Website Ola Tom Lakere, PermaYouth Kitgum (34 mins) find them on Twitter (personal)/ Facebook (personal)/ Website/ Email Ola at olatomlakere2020(at)gmail.com Share - what can we all do? (1 hour 1 min) ---------- Things we mentioned: Support Ola's Crowdfunder; Rebellion Academy by Extinction Rebellion; Connect 4 Climate Toolkit; Fridays for Future; XR Youth;  Other youth climate organisations; Even more youth climate organisations; Youth Activists to follow online; More Youth Activists to follow online; Youth Activists of Colour to follow online; Listen to the rest of the Climate & Series - Intro, Capitalism, Philanthropy, Recuperation; The LUSH Spring Prize (springprize.org); Ethical Consumer Magazine To discuss what you’ve listened to or to see more from Untelevised between episodes, head to our website (untelevised.co.uk), Twitter or Instagram (both @untelevised_tv) or write to talk2untelevised@gmail.com ---------- Untelevised: The Podcast is produced by Untelevised, a joint platform between Filmanthropy and Revoke CIC. Sponsored by the Lankelly Chase Foundation News and Media Fund. Season 3 is produced in collaboration with LUSH and Ethical Consumer Magazine.
01:20:53
February 09, 2022
Climate & Recuperation
Many of the solutions for preventing rapid climate change, and tackling its adverse effects, exist within Indigenous cultures and practices. For decades, they've been routinely dismissed and ignored. Now that there is an increased urgency, this ancient wisdom is being commercialised - repackaged for sale without acknowledgement of where it originated. In this episode, we give this process a name: Recuperation. And we explore what happens when radical ideas are adopted and diluted by mainstream culture.  To do this, we're chatting to two organisations that celebrate the contributions of Ancient and Indigenous cultures, create authentic spaces for learning and give a platform to marginalised voices. ---------- Learn - what is recuperation? (5 mins) Discuss - Guy Ritani and Toad Dell, Permaqueer (12 mins) find them on Instagram (organisation)/ Instagram (Guy)/ Instagram (Toad)/ Facebook (organisation) Kennedy Walker and Laurie Mompelat, London LEAP (51 mins), find them on Twitter (organisation)/ Facebook (organisation) / YouTube (organisation)/ LinkedIn (Kennedy)/ Website Share - what can we all do? (1 hour 28 mins) ---------- Things we mentioned (or we think you should check out!): PermaQueer TED x Talks; Community Food Growers Network (CFGN); Tipping Point UK; Permaculture Magazine; Permaculture Association;  Resources around Racial Justice, Racial Justice2, Social Justice, Queer/LGBTQIA Justice, Aboriginal Rights; Find volunteering opportunities near you - NVCO, Do-it.org, Volunteer Scotland, Volunteer Wales; Ethical Consumer Magazine; LUSH Spring Prize (springprize.org) To discuss what you’ve listened to or to see more from Untelevised between episodes, head to our website (untelevised.co.uk), Twitter or Instagram (both @untelevised_tv) or write to talk2untelevised@gmail.com ---------- Untelevised: The Podcast is sponsored by the Lankelly Chase Foundation. Season 3 is in collaboration with LUSH and Ethical Consumer Magazine.
01:46:41
January 05, 2022
Climate & Philanthropy
The growth rate of the charity sector now exceeds that of both the public and private sectors. In our third episode of season three, we're asking what this means for social justice and the individuals and organisations fighting for it. Whilst acknowledging that money is an inescapable need, we explore how we might stay true to our values whilst seeking it. To do this, we’re exploring two very different approaches - philanthropic foundations and social entrepreneurship. ---------- Learn - what is philanthropy? (3 mins 45 secs) Discuss - Anne Rammi, Be the Earth Foundation (13 mins) find them on Instagram (organisation)/ YouTube (organisation)/ LinkedIn (personal)/ LinkedIn (organisation)/ Website  Eskender Mulugeta Ayele, Food Secured Schools Africa (46 mins), find them on Twitter (personal) / Facebook (organisation) /LinkedIn (personal)/ Website Share - what can we all do? (1 hour 2 mins) --------- Things we mentioned (or we think you should check out!): Support Food Secured Schools Africa on Patreon; Sign up to Be The Earth Foundation's Newsletter; Look up a charity (Charity Commission); Look up a company or social enterprise (Companies House); Find volunteering opportunities near you - NVCO, Do-it.org, Volunteer Scotland, Volunteer Wales, Volunteering Matters; Ethical Consumer Magazine; The LUSH Spring Prize (springprize.org) To discuss what you’ve listened to or to see more from Untelevised between episodes, head to our website (untelevised.co.uk), twitter or Instagram (both @untelevised_tv) or write to talk2untelevised@gmail.com Untelevised: The Podcast is produced by Untelevised, a joint platform between Filmanthropy and Revoke CIC. Sponsored by the Lankelly Chase Foundation News and Media Fund. Season 3 of Untelevised: The Podcast is produced in collaboration with LUSH and Ethical Consumer Magazine.
01:18:34
December 08, 2021
Climate & Capitalism
Capitalism relies on the exploitation of the planet's resources and people for continuous financial growth. A changing climate is, arguably, an inevitable result of this relentless pursuit. Therefore, although we might consider climate change an environmental issue, the fight for climate justice must be a sociopolitical one that interrogates all of the structures of our society. So, in this episode, we’re doing just that! By exploring whether we can achieve climate justice without completely changing the way that we live, consume and trade. To do this, we’re speaking with two people who are fighting for change from opposite sides of the fence - both inside and outside of our corporate world. ---------- Learn - what is capitalism? (5 mins) Discuss - Ruth Andrade, LUSH (12 mins 25 secs) find them on Twitter (personal)/ Twitter (organisation)/ Instagram (personal) / Instagram (organisation)/ Facebook/ LinkedIn (personal)/ LinkedIn (organisation) Asad Rehman, War on Want (44 mins) find them on Twitter (personal)/ Twitter (Organisation)/  Instagram (personal), Instagram (organisation) / LinkedIn (personal)/ LinkedIn (organisation)/ Website Share - what can we all do? (1 hour 14 mins) ---------- Things we mentioned: Ethical Consumer Magazine’s guides to where to put your money; LUSH’s Charity Pot; The LUSH Spring Prize (springprize.org); Capitalism episode; Socialism episode; Citizens’ Assemblies episode; Workers Rights’ episode; Ethical Consumption episode. To discuss what you’ve listened to or to see more from Untelevised between episodes, head to our website (untelevised.co.uk), Twitter or Instagram (both @untelevised_tv) or write to talk2untelevised@gmail.com Untelevised: The Podcast is produced by Untelevised, a joint platform between Filmanthropy and Revoke CIC. Sponsored by the Lankelly Chase Foundation News and Media Fund. Season 3 is produced in collaboration with LUSH and Ethical Consumer Magazine.
01:27:33
November 24, 2021
Introducing The Climate & Series
The last couple of weeks have been a noisy time, with everyone sharing their perspectives on what's been happening inside the (rather exclusionary) walls of the COP26 summit, on the streets surrounding it and globally. For us at Untelevised, social change is about uncovering the root causes of injustice and discovering alternatives. So, rather than focusing on the event of COP itself, we see this as an opportunity to explore the wider themes around climate justice. And we've found voices at the grassroots that we can learn, discuss and share radical alternatives with. The 'Climate &' series is the result of these conversations. Things we mentioned: The LUSH Spring Prize (springprize.org); Untelevised hosting The LUSH Spring Prize; LUSH Spring Prize award nominees and recipients; LUSH Spring Prize Communities Open Letter; COP26 Official Website (ukcop26.org), Twitter (@cop26) and Instagram (@cop26uk); Independent News, Grassroots Groups and Activists reporting from COP26 To discuss what you’ve listened to or to see more from Untelevised between episodes, head to our website (untelevised.co.uk), Twitter or Instagram (both @untelevised_tv) or write to talk2untelevised@gmail.com ------------ Untelevised: The Podcast is produced by Untelevised, a joint platform between Filmanthropy and Revoke CIC. Sponsored by the Lankelly Chase Foundation News and Media Fund. Season 3 of Untelevised: The Podcast is produced in collaboration with LUSH and Ethical Consumer Magazine. 
29:53
November 17, 2021
So, how democratic are REFERENDUMS?
It's our last episode for this season, which means we’re wrapping up our exploration of democracy!  Over the season we've looked at what the word means in theory, in practice, the systems it influences and the systems it is influenced by. Many of our discussions have revolved around the idea of everyday citizens having more opportunities to contribute directly to the decisions that govern our society. So to conclude the season, we're exploring what this might look like and what impact it would have, using referendums as a starting point. ***Apologies for the intermittent drilling! The perils of remote recording!*** Learn - what is a referendum? (3 mins 15 secs) Discuss - Ralph Scott, PhD Candidate in Politics at University of Manchester (5 mins 45 secs) find them on Twitter/ LinkedIn  Share - what can we all do? (51 mins) Things we mentioned (or think you should check out): Democracy Episode; Democratic Workplace Episode; Democratic Housing Episode; Running as a Candidate Episode; Democratic Media Episode; Citizens' Assemblies Episode; Democratic Education Episode; A history of referendums in the UK; What is the EU?; Register to vote; Citizenship National Curriculum Guidance; Bernard Crick and Citizenship 1; The Electoral Commission; Misleading Ad Campaigns; Report bad ads; Advocacy Academy; The Politics Project; Hope Note Hate; Freedom in the World Report; Measure of Democracy (V-Dem); British Columbia Citizens' Assembly. To discuss what you’ve listened to or to see more from Untelevised between episodes, head to our website (untelevised.co.uk), Twitter or Instagram (both @untelevised_tv) or write to talk2untelevised@gmail.com Untelevised: The Podcast is produced by Untelevised, a joint platform between Filmanthropy and May Project Gardens. Sponsored by the Lankelly Chase Foundation
01:07:37
August 25, 2021
So, should EDUCATION be democratic?
In our penultimate episode of the season, we’re continuing our exploration of democracy with a deep dive into education. Schools are a fundamental foundation of a society, where each generation of citizens go to learn what and how to think.  Currently, England’s education system has been built to get as many children as possible learning a fixed set of things in a fixed way. And then to prove this knowledge through testing and exams. But is this what society, or its children, want or needs? We explore this with a State Secondary School teacher and an Education Policy Expert.    Thank you to Renata Medeiros Mirra, Lecturer at Cardiff University, for suggesting this topic and helping us to produce the episode. Learn - what does the education system in the UK look like? (4 mins 15 secs)  Discuss - Loic Menzies, The Centre for Education and Youth (13 mins) find them on Twitter (organisation)/ Twitter (personal)/ Instagram/ Facebook/ YouTube/ LinkedIn (organisation)/ LinkedIn (personal)/ Website Mark Schvetz, Dorothy Stringer School (44 mins) find them on Twitter/ Instagram/ LinkedIn/ Website  Share - what can we all do? (1 hour 25 mins)  Things we mentioned (or think you should check out): Democracy Episode; Running as a Candidate Episode; Workers’ Rights Episode; Capitalism Episode; Socialism Episode; A timeline of education in the UK; Types of School in the UK; School Leaving Age in the UK; The National Curriculum; OFSTED; Department for Education; University Tuition Fees; How much was your university Vice Chancellor paid?; Changing Education Paradigms; The Black Curriculum; Radical Restart; Rekindle School Manchester; Phoenix Education; Big Education Conversation.  To discuss what you’ve listened to or to see more from Untelevised between episodes, head to our website (untelevised.co.uk), Twitter or Instagram (both @untelevised_tv) or write to talk2untelevised@gmail.com  ---------- Untelevised: The Podcast is produced by Untelevised, a joint platform between Filmanthropy and May Project Gardens. Sponsored by the Lankelly Chase Foundation.
01:34:24
August 03, 2021
So, what might an alternative democracy look like? CITIZENS’ ASSEMBLIES
In our continuing deep dive into democracy, this episode we’re exploring something called Citizens’ Assemblies.  Based on the principle that politicians should be replaced by everyday people and decisions made through deliberation rather than along party lines, Citizens’ Assemblies are the most direct form of democracy that we’ve looked at so far. But are they a viable alternative to governing society en-masse?  We’re joined by Valerie Brown of the Burning Pink Party to find out.  Learn - what is a Citizens’ Assembly? (4 mins 20 secs)  Discuss - Valerie Brown, Burning Pink Party (11 mins), find them on Twitter (Valerie)/ Twitter (Burning Pink); Facebook (Valerie)/ Facebook (Burning Pink); Instagram (Valerie)/ Instagram (Burning Pink); Website  Share - what can we all do? (1 hour 2 mins)  Things we mentioned: Valerie Brown’s Mayoral Manifesto, Burning Pink Party Manifesto, Burning Pink Party Website, Join Burning Pink, Donate to Burning Pink, Donate to Valerie Brown, Digital tools for Citizens Assemblies (Research), Citizens Assembly Tracker (Involve), Extinction Rebellion Guide to Citizens’ Assemblies, Involve's Guide to Citizens’ Assemblies, "The Deliberate Rebellion" Documentary (Extinction Rebellion), Extinction Rebellion Website, DiEM25, Sortition Foundation,  What if we replaced politicians with randomly selected people? (Brett Hennig/ TED x) To discuss what you’ve listened to or to see more from Untelevised between episodes, head to our website (untelevised.co.uk), Twitter or Instagram (both @untelevised_tv) or write to talk2untelevised@gmail.com  ---------- Untelevised: The Podcast is produced by Untelevised, a joint platform between Filmanthropy and May Project Gardens. Sponsored by the Lankelly Chase Foundation.
01:14:47
July 21, 2021
So, should MEDIA be democratic?
We're continuing to explore democracy, as the 'ordinary' persons opportunity to contribute to the conversations that govern our societies. This episode, we're turning our focus to its fourth pillar, the media.  The British media has notoriously been labelled ‘Pale, Male, Stale and Posh’ based on the fact that our journalists are predominantly white (94%), male (55%) and university-educated (86%). However, technology is transforming this landscape, making way for what we call ‘citizen journalism.’  Citizens or ordinary people are now documenting what they see, hear and think in ways that would have been impossible just a couple of decades ago. Playing an active role in the process of collecting, reporting, analysing and sharing news and information. We take a deep dive into what this means for society. We're also announcing some exciting news!  Learn - what is democratic media? (3 mins 20 secs)  Discuss - Carrina Gaffney, Lankelly Chase (10 mins 15 secs) find them on Twitter/ Website;  Ceri Dingle, Worldwrite/ Worldbytes (36 mins 15 secs) find them on Facebook/ Twitter/ YouTube/ Vimeo/ Website  Share - what can we all do? (1 hour 15 mins)  Things we mentioned:  Democracy Episode; Lankelly Chase; Lankelly Chase News and Media Fund; Worldwrite/ Worldbytes; Worldbytes free camera training; How to be a Citizen Journalist (Filmanthropy); Full Fact Fact Checker; First Draft Fact Checker; Snopes Fact Checker; Bureau Local; Press Association; National Union of Journalists (NUJ); Impress; Public Interest News Foundation  To discuss what you’ve listened to or to see more from Untelevised between episodes, head to our website (untelevised.co.uk), twitter or Instagram (both @untelevised_tv) or write to talk2untelevised@gmail.com  ---------- Untelevised: The Podcast is produced by Untelevised, a joint platform between Filmanthropy and May Project Gardens. Sponsored by the Lankelly Chase Foundation.
01:28:20
July 06, 2021
So, what's it like to run as a CANDIDATE?
For the last few episodes we've been exploring democracy, as the 'ordinary' persons opportunity to contribute to the conversations that govern our societies. We started by looking at it in theory and applied it in practice to both our workplaces and our housing.   This week, off the back of some of the biggest elections (outside of a general election) in recent times in the UK, we're speaking to two everyday people who have decided to step into the forefront of our democratic process by running as candidates in their local elections. We explore what motivated them to run, the experience of running on both a practical and emotional level and what change might look like from within the system.  Learn - what are the different levels of government? (3 mins 20 secs)  Discuss - Sakina Sheikh (8 mins 20 secs) find them on Facebook/ Twitter/ Website/ Wikipedia;  Pippa Maslin (45 mins 20 secs) find them on Twitter/ pippamaslin@hotmail.co.uk  Share - what can we all do? (1 hour 33 mins)  Things we mentioned*:  Democracy Episode; Introduction to standing as a candidate in the UK (The Electoral Commission); Standing for Parliament in the UK (UK Parliament); Rules for running in a UK election (Electoral Commission); 6-Step Guide to becoming an MP (50:50 Parliament); Become a Councillor (gov.uk);  List of Political parties in the UK; Political Parties currently in the UK Parliament; Join the Liberal Democrats; Join the Labour Party; Join the Green Party; Join the Conservative Party; Platform London; Merton Green Party; REPRIVE; Keep Our NHS Public *We have listed the most popular parties in the UK, there are many other options so please do your own research  To discuss what you’ve listened to or to see more from Untelevised between episodes, head to our website (untelevised.co.uk), twitter or Instagram (both @untelevised_tv) or write to talk2untelevised@gmail.com  ---------- Untelevised: The Podcast is produced by Untelevised, a joint platform between Filmanthropy and May Project Gardens. 
01:46:54
June 22, 2021
So, can HOUSING ever be democratic?
So, this episode we're continuing on with our exploration of democracy, as the 'ordinary' persons opportunity to contribute to the conversations that govern our societies. And we're taking it from theory into practice again by looking at how democratic principles might be applied to a living environment. To do this we’re talking to London Renters Union and Sandford Housing Cooperative. Learn - what is democratic housing? (2 mins 50 secs)  Discuss - London Renters Union (10 mins 45 secs) find them on Facebook/ Instagram/ Twitter/ Website; Sandford, Housing Cooperative (43 mins 25 secs) find them on Twitter/ YouTube/ Website Share - what can we all do? (1 hour 21 mins)  Things we mentioned: Democracy Episode; Democratic Workplace Episode; Socialism Episode; Food Episode; Capitalism Episode; Workers' Rights Episode; Radical Housing Network; Take Back the City;  Generation Rent; Hackney Diggs; Rent Strike; Peoples Empowerment Alliance for Custom House (PEACH); Sisters Uncut; Radical Routes; Diggers and Dreamers; Confederation of Cooperative Housing; Scrap Rent Debt Crisis Campaign  To discuss what you’ve listened to or to see more from Untelevised between episodes, head to our website (untelevised.co.uk), twitter or Instagram  (both @untelevised_tv) or write to talk2untelevised@gmail.com  ---------- Untelevised: The Podcast is produced by Untelevised, a joint platform between Filmanthropy and May Project Gardens.
01:38:38
April 20, 2021
So, can WORKPLACES ever be democratic?
Last episode we explored democracy, as the 'ordinary' persons opportunity to contribute to the conversations that govern our societies. We took a deep dive into the theory of the concept and discovered that it has reach far beyond the ballot box.  This week we are taking it from theory into practice by looking at how democratic principles might be applied to a work environment. To do this we’re exploring two different democratic working structures - Workers Cooperatives and Employee Owned Businesses.   Learn - what are democratic workplaces? (4 mins)  Discuss - Riverford, Employee Owned Business (18 mins) find them on Facebook/ Instagram/ Twitter/ YouTube; Suma, Workers Cooperative (51 mins) find them on Facebook/ Instagram/ Twitter/ LinkedIn   Share - what can we all do? (1 hour 25 mins)  Things we mentioned:  Democracy Episode; Workers' Rights Episode; Socialism Episode; Capitalism Episode; Ethical Consumption Episode; Ethical Consumer Magazine; Ethical Consumer Framework for Measuring Ethics; Ethical Consumer Framework Explained Further; Cooperatives UK; Cooperatives UK "The Hive"; Employee Ownership Association  To discuss what you’ve listened to or to see more from Untelevised between episodes, head to our website, twitter or instagram  @untelevised_tv or write to talk2untelevised@gmail.com  ---------- Untelevised: The Podcast is produced by Untelevised, a joint platform between Filmanthropy and May Project Gardens.
01:41:28
April 06, 2021
So, what do we mean by DEMOCRACY?
Politics shouldn't be separate from everyday life. The decisions that are made by an elite group in Central London. Because politics inform everything we do and we feel the impact of political decisions constantly.   Democracy is promoted globally as the answer to this. The 'ordinary' persons opportunity to contribute to the conversations that govern our societies. But what does participating in democracy actually mean? Have we taken it so for granted that we seldom stop to reflect and assess how it is working? This episode we are doing exactly that. Exploring what democracy should ideally look like, what it currently does looks like and why there is a gap between the two.   Learn - what is democracy? (7 mins) Discuss - Oliver Sidorczuk, Social Justice Campaigner (14 mins 25 secs) find him on Linkedin/ Twitter; Anjan Sundaram, Journalist (48 mins) find him on Wikipedia/ Facebook/ Twitter/ Website/ TED Talk  Share - what can we all do? (1 hr 22 mins)  Things we mentioned:  Register to vote in the UK; Upcoming elections in the UK; Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill; Full Fact Fact Checker. To discuss what you’ve listened to or to see more from Untelevised between episodes, head to our website (www.untelevised.co.uk), twitter or instagram  (@untelevised_tv) or write to talk2untelevised@gmail.com  ---------- Untelevised: The Podcast is produced by Untelevised, a joint platform between Filmanthropy and May Project Gardens. 
01:46:17
March 24, 2021
So, what might an alternative society look like? STADSNOMADEN
Last episode we explored socialism, as an increasingly popular alternative to our current capitalist system. We took a deep dive into the theory of the ideology; exploring its origins and principles.  This week we want to take this theory into practice and look at what an alternative society might look like in a 21st century context. To do this we’re chatting to some of the residents of Stadsnomaden (or City Nomads). An alternative community in Nijmegen, the city that's been named the 'communist city of the Netherlands'.  Learn - What is Stadsnomaden? (6 mins)  Discuss -  Bruna, Max and Willemijn, find Stadsnomaden on Facebook/ Instagram/ Twitter/ YouTube/ Website/ Worldpackers; (13 mins 45 secs)  Share - What can we all do? (43 mins)  Things we mentioned:  Community Land Trust, Community Food Growers Network, Community Food Growers Network Film, Chav Solidarity Book, The Tyranny of Structurelessness Essay  Don’t forget to check out our brand new website www.untelevised.co.uk! As always, to discuss what you’ve listened to or to see more from Untelevised between episodes, head to our twitter or instagram  @untelevised_tv or write to talk2untelevised@gmail.com  --------- Untelevised: The Podcast is produced by Untelevised, a joint platform between Filmanthropy and May Project Gardens. 
01:01:32
March 10, 2021
So, what do we mean by SOCIALISM?
The term ‘socialism’ is becoming more and more mainstream. As people grow increasingly disillusioned by capitalism and seek alternatives to it, political figures like Bernie Sanders and Jeremy Corbyn have helped to propel the ideology into popular conscience. Support is especially high amongst younger generations with the majority of Brits under 60 favouring socialism and 70% of American Millennials saying they prefer socialist candidates. But things haven’t always been this way. The idea of socialism has existed for centuries and for much of that existence it has faced heavy criticism. So what has changed? Is it our collective consciousness or has the meaning of the word evolved?   We're taking a deep dive into this. Asking what does socialism really mean? What might it look and feel like? How might we get there? And, most importantly, does it present a real alternative to Capitalism?  Learn - what is Socialism? (3 mins 10 secs)  Discuss - Azar Majedi, find them on Wikipedia/ Facebook/ Instagram/ Twitter/ YouTube (9 mins 15 secs)  Share - what can we all do? (49 mins)  Things we mentioned: There are lots of Free versions of the Communist Manifesto available online, here are just a few different options PDF 1 (Free), PDF 2 (Free), PDF 3 (Free), Kindle (Free) If you would like a physical copy, the cheapest we’ve found (at the time of publishing) is at WHSmith (£1.25) and there are lots of copies available on ethical book websites World Books and  E Books.    To discuss what you’ve listened to or to see more from Untelevised between episodes, head to our Twitter or Instagram  (both @untelevised_tv) or write to talk2untelevised@gmail.com  ---------- Untelevised: The Podcast is produced by Untelevised, a joint platform between Filmanthropy and May Project Gardens. 
01:02:41
February 24, 2021
So, what has 2020 taught us?
Untelevised is all about exploring social change and no year in recent history has brought more change than 2020. For our season 1 wrap up episode, we’re reflecting on what that change looked like and all of the things that we learnt, discussed and shared in the year.  And this episode our special guest is you! From nurses, to bus drivers, to lawyers, to youth workers and even parents turned teachers… we hear your reflections on the year that's passed and hopes for the year to come.  To discuss what you’ve listened to or to see more from Untelevised between episodes, head to our twitter/instagram @untelevised_tv or write to talk2untelevised@gmail.com  ---------- Untelevised: The Podcast is produced by Untelevised, a joint platform between Filmanthropy and May Project Gardens. 
36:42
January 06, 2021
So, what are WORKERS' RIGHTS?
Many of us take our rights for granted, but people have fought for decades to get us the rights we have and are still fighting to preserve and improve them.  This year, the global onslaught of COVID-19 made us all realise how precarious working life can be and showed the inequalities between the privileges of many desk-based jobs versus frontline or manual jobs. Brexit will also inevitably affect our working rights, but how?  This episode explores the history of unions and workers movements, gives practical tips for what all workers can do and our guests really inspire us with their optimism and wealth of knowledge.  Learn - What are Workers' Rights? (4 mins)  Discuss - Gareth Lowe, Regional Officer of trade union Unite @GarethLowe3 (10 mins); Dave Smith, author of Blacklisted @DaveBlacklist (25 mins)  Share - What can we all do? (1 hour)  To discuss what you’ve listened to or to see more from Untelevised between episodes, head to our Instagram @untelevised_tv or write to talk2untelevised@gmail.com  ---------- Untelevised: The Podcast is produced by Untelevised, a joint platform between Filmanthropy and May Project Gardens. 
01:10:36
December 16, 2020
So, what do we mean by CAPITALISM?
Capitalism has dictated how the world functions for centuries. And for almost as long, there have been people who challenge its principles.   Recently, this discontent has seems to only be growing - with climate crisis posing a threat to our collective future, millions living below the poverty line, the economic and social shocks of the coronavirus pandemic and the richest 1% constantly accumulating more wealth - Gen Z and Millennials especially seem to be growing increasingly disillusioned with the system.  So we're dedicating an episode to it. What does capitalism actually mean? Where does it come from? Who does it benefit or harm? And, most importantly, how might we escape it?  Learn - what does capitalism mean? (3 mins)  Discuss - Economy @ecnmy/ @EconomyAsks (9 mins)  Share - what can we all do? (37 mins)  Things we mentioned: Economy website  To discuss what you’ve listened to or to see more from Untelevised between episodes, head to our Instagram @untelevised_tv or write to talk2untelevised@gmail.com  ----------- Untelevised: The Podcast is produced by Untelevised, a joint platform between Filmanthropy and May Project Gardens. 
46:40
December 02, 2020
So, is FOOD political?
Food is one of the most universal and simple things in life. We all need it. We all think about it every day. Whether we have it or not. There's no getting away from it. In the age of COVID-19, we've seen a spike in the conversation around food -  the rise in emergency food aid distribution and food bank use,  the pictures of people stockpiling everything from pasta to plain flour and it seems you can't turn on any news channel without hearing Marcus Rashford's name.    This might all seem very recent, but this episode we explore how food has always been a political issue the help of two lifelong campaigners on food equality to find out why. Learn - What's political about food? (1 min 50 sec) Discuss - Chris Mould @ChrisMould, Former Chair of @TrussellTrust Foodbank Network and award-winning social entrepreneur (9 min 10 sec); Dee Woods @Didara / @osunschild Food Campaigner and Co-Founder of Granville Community Kitchen (37 min 18 sec) Share - what can we all do? (56 min 32 sec)  To discuss what you’ve heard or to see more from Untelevised between episodes, head to our Instagram @untelevised_tv or write to talk2untelevised@gmail.com  ---------- Untelevised: The Podcast is produced by Untelevised, a joint platform between Filmanthropy and May Project Gardens.
01:01:14
November 18, 2020
So, what do we mean by GRASSROOTS?
Grassroots is a word we've used constantly, since the very first episode, so this week we thought that we'd explore what it actually means.  What makes work grassroots? Why and how do people choose to operate this way? and is it as romantic as it seems?  Similarly to last week, we're exploring these questions from both a professional and personal standpoint; with one guest having founded a community project from his own back garden, and the other having dedicated her career to helping hundreds of projects grow from the grassroots up.  Learn - How do we define grassroots? (2 mins 10 secs)  Discuss - Ian @kmt_may, Co-founder & Director of May Project Gardens  (5 mins); Beau, Head of Development & Volunteering at Merton Voluntary Services Council (35 mins) Share - what can we all do? (61 mins 30 secs)  To discuss what you’ve listened or to see more from Untelevised between episodes, head to our Instagram @untelevised_tv or write to talk2untelevised@gmail.com  ---------- Untelevised: The Podcast is produced by Untelevised, a joint platform between Filmanthropy and May Project Gardens. 
01:09:24
October 20, 2020
So, can CONSUMERISM ever be ethical?
The way that we live means that we are constantly consuming - from the food we eat to the clothes we wear to the things we watch on the telly. But what effect is this consumption having on us and the people/ environment around us?  We discuss what the word 'ethical' means and how we might apply it more in our daily lives, with two companies fighting hard to change the way that we consume.  *We apologise as there are some sound issues this week with our interviews. The perils of virtual recording!* Learn - what does ethical mean? (4 mins, 44 secs)  Discuss - Ethical Consumer @ethical_consumer_magazine/ @ec_magazine (9 mins, 44 secs); Know The Origin @knowtheorigin (33 mins)   Share - what can we all do? (58 mins)  Things we mentioned: Petition to support Iranian Activists, Ethical Consumers Guide to Ethical Banks  To discuss what you’ve listened to or to see more from Untelevised between episodes, head to our Instagram @untelevised_tv or write to talk2untelevised@gmail.com  ---------- Untelevised: The Podcast is produced by Untelevised, a joint platform between Filmanthropy and May Project Gardens. 
01:07:16
October 07, 2020
So, who am I listening to? MEET FISAYO
This episode we're doing something a little different. We've realised you might want to know who you're listening to each episode - why are we so interested in social justice? who are we to be asking these questions? what are we doing ourselves in this field? So this week we're introducing Fisayo, one of our hosts and the Founder of Filmanthropy. She talks about her passion for sharing diverse narratives and how a combination of her West African heritage and London upbringing has guided her passions for social justice.  To discuss what you’ve listened to or to see more from Untelevised between episodes, head to our Instagram @untelevised_tv or write to talk2untelevised@gmail.com  ---------- Untelevised: The Podcast is produced by Untelevised, a joint platform between Filmanthropy and May Project Gardens. 
40:32
September 22, 2020
So, who am I listening to? MEET MONA
This episode we're doing something a little different. We've realised you might want to know who you're listening to each episode - why are we so interested in social justice? who are we to be asking these questions? what are we doing ourselves in this field?  So this week we're introducing Mona, one of our hosts and the Co-Director of May Project Gardens. She tells us all about her childhood in Denmark, her activist parents and alternative schooling which laid the foundations for who she is and why she does the work she does.  To discuss what you’ve listened to or to see more from Untelevised between episodes, head to our Instagram @untelevised_tv or write to talk2untelevised@gmail.com ---------- Untelevised: The Podcast is produced by Untelevised, a joint platform between Filmanthropy and May Project Gardens. 
34:02
September 08, 2020
So, what's an UPRISING?
Welcome to Untelevised: The Podcast, the place to discuss social change. For our first episode, we’re exploring uprisings, one of the most common triggers for social change. It’s a word we’ve heard more in the last few months than ever before. But what does it mean? What causes them? And most importantly, what follows them?  We discuss this and more with two self-identified activists at very different stages of their journey.  Learn - what is an uprising (3mins 40 secs)  Discuss - Azar, veteran activist @azarmajedi (13 mins); Aba, recent activist @aba_abroad/ @justice_forblacklives (47 mins 35 secs)  Share - what can we all do? (1 hr 8 mins)  To discuss what you’ve listened to or to see more from Untelevised between episodes, head to our instagram @untelevised_tv or write to talk2untelevised@gmail.com  ---------- Untelevised: The Podcast is produced by Untelevised, a joint platform between Filmanthropy and May Project Gardens.
01:15:18
August 11, 2020