JensGreenJam

JensGreenJam

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Podcast of the Green Baroness Jenny Jones interviews campaigners and politicians about environmental and social justice issues


Green Jenny Jones talk to Shane Collins about how to decriminalise drugs
Jun 26 • 36 min
I worked with Shane for years in the London Green Party, before he moved to Frome and got himself elected to Mendip District Council. He has been very involved with writing the Green Party’s policy on drugs, as well as campaigns like Reclaim the Streets…
Green Jenny Jones talks to Mike Schwarz, civil liberties lawyer about the right to protest
May 15 • 32 min
Mike Schwarz has been a human rights lawyer at Bindmans for 25 years. He has represented numerous campaigners, including all three of Jenny’s part time staff. He describes the ups and downs of the right to protest over those years. The crucial lesson is…
Jenny Jones talks to Sian Berry about London politics and green success
Apr 16 • 35 min
Sian Berry is a co-leader of the Green Party, a London Assembly Member and a local councillor in Camden. She talks to Jenny Jones about her success with getting the London Mayor to change his policies on housing and to lobby the government to change their…
Green Jenny Jones talks to Amelia Womack, Deputy Leader of GP about fast fashion
Mar 13 • 34 min
Good fashion is timeless. Fast fashion is destroying the planet and linked to poverty wages around the globe. Amelia explains why there is no such thing as cheap fashion as someone somewhere is always paying for it in poverty wages and a polluted…
The Green Baroness interviews paralympian star and Conservative peer, Chris Holmes
Feb 19 • 39 min
Chris Holmes talks about his life and organising the 2012 paralympics. The innovations that made 2012 a success and the hostility that had to be overcome. He talks about his life as a lawyer and improving accessibility in the workplace. How many of the…
The Green Baroness interviews Stafford Scott about gangs, myths, poverty and prejudice
Jan 13 • 39 min
Community campaigner Stafford Scott discusses the gangs matrix and why institutional racism within the police is leading to failure and costing lives on the streets. The gangs matrix is a database that fuels the violence it purports to be trying to stop.…
Ending the war on drugs and what happens next, with ex-undercover officer Neil Woods
Nov 21, 2018 • 44 min
‘The Drugs War’ with ex undercover officer NeilWoods. Neil has authored two fascinating books about his experiences as an undercover cop turned whistle blower. Neil joins me to give us his insights on the war against drugs and explain: how drugs money has…
Jenny Jones talks to Caroline Lucas MP about climate change
Oct 24, 2018 • 27 min
Green Party Baroness Jenny Jones discusses climate change with Caroline Lucas MP. They talk: fracking; green energy; new nukes; food and the economy. Find out what position Caroline Lucas would choose if she was invited to join a red/green Government.
Facial recognition and civil liberties. JJ talks to Silkie Carlo, Director Big Brother Watch
Jul 6, 2018 • 27 min
Molly Scott Cato MEP talks to JJ about a green approach to farming and food
Jun 15, 2018 • 31 min
Going organic and transforming our countryside for the benefit of nature are at the heart of the green approach, but there is a lot more to discuss. Pesticides, GMOs, subsidy payments, animal protection and Brexit.
Jenny talks about air pollution and solutions with Simon Birkett of Clean Air London
May 25, 2018 • 34 min
Jenny talks about air pollution and solutions with Simon Birkett of Clean Air London.