Simple Politics Podcast (SP Podcast)

Simple Politics Podcast (SP Podcast)

By Simple Politics & Stripped Media

Join the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, Tatton, and Diane, together with host Kobi (@kobestarr) as they reflect on the last week's political landscape in the simplest way possible. Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! SP Podcast

Episodes

Simple Convention

The gang chat about a difficult day in the Commons and… toilet paper. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Laura Samulionyte. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/02/24·39m 54s

Simple Strikes (Still)

The gang chat about continuing strike action and Labour’s difficult week. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Laura Samulionyte. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/02/24·37m 53s

Simple Smiles

The gang chat about the Conservative’s plan for dentist and Sunak’s tricky week. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Laura Samulionyte. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/02/24·38m 35s

Simple Noise

The gang chat about how to report on the important bits of politics when it all gets a bit too shouty. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Laura Samulionyte. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/02/24·38m 38s

Simple Shrinkflation

Not getting as much for your money? Not true of the SP Podcast - this week the gang squeeze in both UK AND US politics as well as a whole host of your questions! The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Laura Samulionyte. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/01/24·54m 54s

Simple Likes

We look at the top posts you've liked - and Tatton points out the flaws with that system. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Laura Samulionyte. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/01/24·44m 32s

Simple Post Office

The gang reflect on how the Post Office scandal has been handled and answer a bumper crop of your questions! The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Laura Samulionyte. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/01/24·54m 6s

Simple New Year!

The gang catch up on the stories that broke over the festive break and look forward to the year ahead. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Laura Samulionyte. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/01/24·42m 20s

Simple 2023

The gang reflect on the biggest stories of the year and look ahead to what 2024 may bring! The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Laura Samulionyte. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/12/23·59m 43s

Simple Second Reading

The gang chat about another busy week in Parliament for Sunak. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Laura Samulionyte. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/12/23·49m 44s

Simple Zero

The gang chat net zero targets and the difficulties of funding the things we like. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Laura Samulionyte. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/12/23·47m 50s

Simple Cooking Oil

The gang chat about eco-friendly futures and Tatton fills us in on the Covid inquiry. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Laura Samulionyte. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/12/23·47m 29s

Simple Statement

The gang reflect on the big announcements in this week’s autumn statement. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Laura Samulionyte. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/11/23·43m 16s

Simple Returns

The gang chat about David Cameron’s return to government and all the big things happening during an extra busy week. 1. Introduction: Host Charlotte, co-hosts Tatton and Diane discuss the week's political events. 2. Patreon Discussion: Join us on patreon.com/simplepolitics!. 3. March for Ceasefire in Gaza: Controversy over march intentions; clashes with police officers and arrests made. 4. Resignation of Home Secretary R Ts': Disagreements over policy changes lead to resignation; Su Well's response via a scathing letter blaming him for unfulfilled promises. 5. Office reshuffle anticipation: Potential reshuffling of office positions following R Ts' resignation discussed. 6. David Cameron abroad vs at home: The influence of former Prime Minister David Cameron valued more abroad than domestically - discussions planned on implications of this disparity. 7. Mail Section Q&A:   * Simon’s question about scrutiny of Lord David Cameron's foreign policies answered by Tat & Diane   * Mark learns that non-MPs can serve as ministers too   * Heather is informed that cabinet positions could be offered to opposition members outside coalitions but has not happened due to political complexities 8. Christina asks why people are upset about David Cameron resigning post-Brexit vote despite his initial opposition - discussion around accountability and perceived deceitfulness ensues. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Laura Samulionyte. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/11/23·42m 38s

Simple Suella

The gang chat about the Home Secretary’s ideas and the new parliamentary session. If you want to support us on Patreon and get exclusive membership benefits visit patreon.com/simplepolitics Thank you!! The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Laura Samulionyte. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/11/23·53m 0s

Simple Changes

The gang chat about the big changes happening in our country - and those we’re not yet prepared to face. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/11/23·49m 45s

Simple Pay

The gang chat about wage increases, voter turnouts, and Ryan Reynolds! The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/10/23·43m 55s

Simple Drugs

The gang chat drugs laws and prison sentences, and get another question from an Emily! The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/10/23·46m 35s

Simple Speakers

The gang reflect on conference season, their favourite speakers, and how politicians communicate. Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/10/23·40m 56s

Simple Smoking

The gang chat about the big announcements from the Conservatory Conference and looks ahead to a fun-filled (for politics nerds), conference-packed weekend. Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/10/23·41m 51s

Simple Schooling

The team pore over the statistics and compares MPs education with the rest of UK population, plus the usual chat on party conferences, weather and more! Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/09/23·42m 31s

Simple Emilys

The gang are cheered up by your brilliant questions Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/09/23·32m 11s

Simple Live Show

The gang meet Kobi for the first time and one of the audience members gets a whistle… Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/09/23·1h 16m

Simple Hope

Diane and Charlotte struggle to stop Tatton talking about his new book. Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/23·39m 15s

Simple Muffin

Join Tatton, Diane, Charlotte and Kobi LIVE in London as part of the London Podcast festival https://www.kingsplace.co.uk/whats-on/comedy/simple-politics-podcast/ The gang talks about levelling up and picking blueberries! Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/09/23·33m 43s

Simple September

The team look ahead to a busy autumn of Parliament, Politics, and Pageantry Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/08/23·33m 13s

Simple Typos

Yes - we get it - we made an error whilst typing out a post! Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/08/23·34m 0s

Simple Summer

The team chat through the last week in the Commons before the summer break including PMQs, by-elections and bills! Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/07/23·39m 28s

Simple Mural

The SP gang go deep into the benefits of Disney characters painted on walls and wonders if Rishi is talking to NATO too much! Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/07/23·37m 5s

Simple Threads

The team celebrate and discuss the 75 year anniversary of The NHS! Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/07/23·40m 14s

Simple Liaison

Are the Royal Family the right people tackle homelessness? And what is “The Liaison Committee ”? Listen to this weeks podcast to learn find out! Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/06/23·36m 42s

Simple Mortgages

The team tackle this week’s big story and why homeowners could decide the next election. Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/06/23·38m 25s

Simple Boris

Diane is back from holiday just in time to chat Boris, Boris and MORE BORIS!!! Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/06/23·38m 44s

Simple Charlotte

Diane is away testing out her hat so SP's Charlotte steps in to tell everyone about her love of ... Steps... 👀 Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/06/23·26m 45s

Simple Wrapping

The SP gang talk about how the merits of plastic free Mars Bars, free school meals, and rail strike action Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/06/23·27m 0s

Simple Starmer

The gang train their spies on Sir Kier Starmer this week and we get a mini update on strike action. Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/05/23·32m 52s

Simple Book

The team make a big announcement and Tatton’s mum has an important question… Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/05/23·25m 49s

Simple Protest

Diane, Kobi and Tatton discuss the impact of the local elections in parts of England and drug reform! Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/05/23·27m 0s

Simple Coronation

Diane, Tatton and Kobi get together to look ahead to the Coronation of King Charles III and the UK Local elections. Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/05/23·34m 21s

Simple Pizza

It's the return of the quickfire round! Diane, Tatton, and Kobi remind everyone to vote on Thursday 4th and talk about pizza... Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/04/23·30m 3s

Simple Gladiators

Tatton, Diane and Kobi come back after the Easter holidays and talk about gambling, smoking and maths 🧮!! Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/04/23·26m 11s

Simple Drinking

The gang discuss whether we should stay out in pubs for the extra two hours over The Coronation weekend. Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/03/23·32m 34s

Simple Alert

The pod crew discuss what their reactions will be to the Emergency Alert on 23rd April and think of a new name for the "Windsor Framework" Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/03/23·33m 52s

Simple Childcare

The Simple Politics podcast team touch on the latest announcements from the budget and the childcare aspects of it in particular… Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/03/23·32m 52s

Simple Crossing

This week the team go deep into boats crossing The Channel. We return with a quick fire question round, and will Kobi return after revealing that he wears Crocs? Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/03/23·28m 54s

Simple Butter

The team get together this week and discuss the price of butter and the perils of parenting on World Book Day. Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/03/23·31m 14s

Simple Vegetables

Diane, Tatton and Kobi break down the news and most popular posts from last week on the Simple Politics Instagram account including the vegetable shortage and the border tracking Rishi Sunak’s whereabouts! Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/02/23·30m 27s

Simple Recovery

Diane and Tatton are joined as always by host Kobi and discuss the Earthquake in Turkey and Syria, Education for Politicians, The Church of England and more… Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/02/23·37m 18s

Simple Sacking

Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/02/23·32m 3s

Simple Childcare

Diane, Tatton and Kobi discuss whether they should have drawn a caterpillar cake among other more serious issues. Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/01/23·41m 35s

Simple News Alerts

In this weeks episode the team go further into Strike action with the focus on teachers. Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/01/23·39m 53s

Simple Toothpaste

It's the first podcast for the year and the team look ahead to what 2023 will bring. Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/01/23·37m 55s

Simple Christmas

It's the last podcast for the year, and the team looks forward to what 2023 might bring Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/12/22·32m 8s

Simple Constitution

The team delve into Sir Keir Starmer's constitution and discussed who should be telling us to keep warm this winter. Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/12/22·30m 30s

Simple Census

We have a look into insights gained from the 2021 census and we hear from one of our listeners who is currently on strike. Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately, giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters, who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media, please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/12/22·35m 32s

Simple Heating

The team talk about the potential merits of central heating being on prescription through to MPs heckling and jeering. Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors", is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves, but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/11/22·30m 14s

Simple Economic Statement

The Economic Statement has landed. Is it going to be as tough as we all expected? The gang looks forward to Christmas... kinda Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors" is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves, but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/11/22·32m 29s

Simple Strike Action

It's been another big week of strike action as Nurses vote to strike for the first time in over 100 years. We also get to hear the voices of a couple of listeners! Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The new Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors" is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves, but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/11/22·31m 25s

Simple Celebrity

Rishi Sunak has had the role of Prime Minister for one full week. Has it been a quiet one? Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The new Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors" is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves, but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/11/22·35m 11s

Simple Reshuffle

We have a new Prime Minister!! Will he call a General Election? What do our SP listeners sound like? Can the Government give us more money? Do we want to see the same GP every time? all these questions and more answered in this weeks episode. Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The new Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors" is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves, but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/10/22·30m 52s

Simple Resignation

We managed to come back and record on the very day that Liz Truss resigned 🤦! The fact we recorded before the announcement shows the rate of change of politics at the moment. Fasten your seatbelts guys, it's going to be a bumpy ride! Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The new Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors" is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves, but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Maddy Searle. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/10/22·40m 49s

Simple Sweets

Tatton is still recovering from his own special brand of Man-Covid but is well enough to join Diane and Kobi to chat about counting calories, no-fault divorce, and of course ... COVID. Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The new Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors" which is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves, but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Ben Williams. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/04/22·26m 52s

Simple Ping Pong

Diane has finally caught COVID! Never fear though she still makes it to the podcast to chat about Rishi's Spring statement and political ping pong If you want to support the DEC Ukrainian Humanitarian Appeal you can donate here https://donation.dec.org.uk/ukraine-humanitarian-appeal Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The new Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors" which is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves, but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Ben Williams. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/03/22·34m 36s

Simple Travel

We have a chat about the return of Nazanin and Anoosheh and Tatton cannot hold back his excitement about the Nationality and Borders Bill. If you want to support the DEC Ukrainian Humanitarian Appeal you can donate here https://donation.dec.org.uk/ukraine-humanitarian-appeal Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The new Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors" which is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves, but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Ben Williams. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/03/22·40m 58s

Simple Sign Language

The Simple Politics Podcast team take on Witchcraft, fracking and the fact that British Sign Language will soon be an official language! If you want to support the DEC Ukrainian Humanitarian Appeal you can donate here https://donation.dec.org.uk/ukraine-humanitarian-appeal Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The new Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors" which is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves, but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Ben Williams. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/03/22·38m 54s

Simple Creatures

In a bid to lighten the mood the podcast team use the occasion of World Book Day to share their favourite books and to announce the comeback of @simpleCreatures! If you want to support the DEC Ukrainian Humanitarian Appeal as discussed at the end of this podcast episode you can donate here https://donation.dec.org.uk/ukraine-humanitarian-appeal Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The new Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors" which is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves, but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Ben Williams. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/03/22·40m 7s

Simple Pancakes

The podcast team are in a more reflective mood as they contemplate the attack on Ukraine and what that means for the people there. Tatton reveals he doesn't care for pancakes and everyone tries to work out who's the oldest! Probably Kobi... Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. The new Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors" which is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves, but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Ben Williams. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/02/22·40m 9s

Simple sing-a-long

Parliament was in recess but that doesn't mean a quiet week in the world of Simple Politics! Diane, Tatton and Kobi discuss ways to protect us all on the internet, New Zealand Protest songs and introduce the new Simple Politics book, "Two Years Indoors" which is available for preorder NOW from spstuff.co.uk Every week Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves, but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Ben Williams. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/02/22·39m 3s

Simple Recess

As Parliament prepares for a recess the Simple Politics Podcast team explains what that actually means for MPs and try to determine whether a ceilidh constitutes a big party or not! Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves, but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Ben Williams. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/02/22·37m 31s

Simple cake...

Sue Gray's report has arrived but it's not the "full fat" version so the Simple Podcast team turn their attention to the important things in life. Such as tea and cake! Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves, but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Ben Williams. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/02/22·35m 12s

Simple Investigations

There was no Sue Gray report this week, which means that stress levels remain high within Simple Politics HQ... Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves, but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Ben Williams. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/01/22·45m 14s

Simple Inflation...

2022 continues a pace and the podcast is faced with simplifying the consumer price index as well as trying to work out if the correct term is "deflection" or "defection" If you want to read the Twitter thread that we referred to in this episode click this link https://twitter.com/bootstrapcook/status/1483778776697909252?s=21 Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves, but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Ben Williams. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/01/22·41m 22s

Simple Apologies...

It's been a busy one this week! It seems that 2022 has hit the ground running and breaking news EVEN interrupts the recording of the podcast. Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves, but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Ben Williams. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/01/22·34m 10s

New Year, New Podcast! Welcome to the revamped Simple Politics Podcast

Happy New Year🎉 The new year brings The Simple Politics Podcast back with a new format! Tatton and Diane, aka the team behind the @SimplePolitics Instagram account, are joined by host Kobi (@kobestarr) to recap the week in politics as simply as they can. Who we are Simple Politics does things differently. We exist to help you have better conversations about the issues and the changes that matter. We do so by being clear, accurate and impartial. Also, light-hearted, engaging and occasionally (but not as often as we think) amusing. It’s not just about understanding the facts and the topics themselves, but also looking at why different people hold the opinions they do. Those with whom you disagree aren’t monsters. Understanding and respect are at the core of everything we do. Our core offering will always be free. Unfortunately giving things away for free isn’t a great business model. We’ve never been business people. But. We do need to make this work. We do so through our amazing supporters who keep us going by buying stuff in our shop and making monthly donations.  This podcast has been Produced by Stripped Media and edited by Ben Williams. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media please visit www.Stripped.media or email Producers@Stripped.Media to find out! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/01/22·35m 45s
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