39 minutes | Feb 13, 2020

#3: Justice, Badgers, and the BBC

The rule of law is under attack everywhere, it seems, but Ecuador. Plus Donald Trump’s many questions about badgers, and we ask: should the licence fee be scrapped? ---  Further reading: Sajid Javid is out, after a cabinet reshuffle that was more dramatic than many expected. The Roger Stone fiasco. Roger Stone’s role in the Mueller investigation, explained. Roger Stone threatened to kidnap Randy Credico’s dog. Plans to reform judicial review in the UK. Poland’s ominous plans to undermine the independence of their judiciary. Ecuador’s president is undoing the damage done to the courts by the previous one.  A report from the WWF argues that climate change will be devastating to our global economy. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky sacks his chief of staff. A massive data breach in Israel. Armed soldiers enter El Salvador’s parliament. Matteo Salvini to stand trial over kidnapping charges. Snow in Baghdad, for the first time in ten years. The government is considering scrapping the licence fee. Donald Trump had a lot of questions to do with badgers. Links not working? View the show page here: https://alexwaygood.com/2020/02/13/episode-3-justice-badgers-and-the-bbc/
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