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Not Enough Champagne

Not Enough Champagne is a podcast about people, politics and pragmatism. Cory Hazlehurst and Steve Haynes discuss political matters from a moderate perspective. We try and take a step back from partisan bickering to discuss how parties can compromise and bring about change for the better.
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Feb 22, 2017

In this episode, we discuss populist policies that sound like "common sense" solutions but are unworkable harmful to society as a whole. We discuss Trump's Muslim ban, the death penalty and protectionism.

Our theme tune is Plucky Good Times by Dave Depper and James Cram designed our logo.

Feb 19, 2017

In this episode, we discuss whether protest movements can be effective. We discuss Tony Blair's speech on Brexit and the resistance against Donald Trump. We also talk about the prospects of Trump's state visit to Birmingham and how to harness protest movements into delivering real change.

Our theme tune is Plucky Good Times by Dave Depper, and is used under a Creative Commons license. James Cram designed our logo: you can follow him on Twiter @jamescram.

Feb 9, 2017

The idea of Meritocracy comes from a distopian novel. So why is it now Theresa May's guiding principle when setting up grammar schools? Steve, Cory and special guest LJ Davies discuss more practical ways to bring about social mobility.

Our theme tune is Plucky Good Times by Dave Depper and is used under Creative Commons license.

Our logo is designed by @jamescram.

Feb 5, 2017

What do plastic glasses, Which magazine, record keeping and motorcycle helmets have in common? Listen to this episode of Not Enough Champagne for the answer. Steve and Cory discuss Tom Gash's book Criminal. What myths are there about crime that we can dispel to better our understanding of why people commit crimes? Finally, how can the crisis in Britain's prisons, which are overcrowded and underfunded, help to ensure that prisoners do not reoffend?

James Cram designed our logo: You can follow him on Twitter @jamescram.

Dave Depper recorded our theme tune Plucky Good Times, available from freemusicarchive.org 

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