Dialect – Former Scotland Yard Detective Rowan Bosworth-Davies (LEAP) on dangers of drug prohibition

plus Spanish journalism graduates living & working in the UK

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Read on for the details of this week’s show…

We’re joined by 2 Spanish journalism graduates Christina Dorador and Jose Sendra who have come to England to work because they found it impossible to get jobs in Spain. They also want to improve their English as this language is seen as a passport into work. They mostly blame Spanish politicians for the economic problems at home but are clearly enjoying the Bristol cultural life.

Palestinian Embassy opening at the Arc Bar Broad Street on 14th, benefit gig and 15th June Palestine celebration
Nelson Mandela’s 95th Birthday being celebrated at Bristol’s Arc Bar on Broad Street on Saturday 20th July

Allan Francovich gives another excerpt from his talk about the CIA which he gave to the Alternative View VHS news magazine after the release of his film about the CIA ‘On Company Business’

Jason takes a look at Limited Liability Partnerships as covered in this week’s Private Eye magazine and we discuss Bristol’s proposed Resident Parking Scheme – is it just a way of fleecing the city’s residents?

Paul Fernie takes us on a tour between Mars and Jupiter through the Asteroid Belt and we ask, is an asteroid going to hit earth and destroy us?

President of the UK Chapter of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP) former Scotland Yard Detective Rowan Bosworth-Davies explains why the police can never beat the big time drug dealers. They just have too much money and don’t have any of the rules the police have to follow. Rowan was visiting Bristol as part of this weekend’s NORML UK cannabis legalisation campaign’s Annual General Meeting at the Malcolm X Centre

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