Lets Talk Common Sense With Mike Omoniyi public
[search 0]
More

Download the App!

show episodes
 
Loading …
show series
 
M.T. challenges Lord Michael Hastings on UK politicians and corruption, the royal family and also the climate emergency. Lord Hastings is the former global head of corporate citizenship for KPMG International. He was previously the BBC's head of public affairs and then the first head of corporate responsibility (2003–06). He was the second chancell…
 
In this weeks episode, we take a look at British democracy and the death of Sir David Amess MP. On 15 October 2021, Amess was stabbed multiple times while holding a constituency surgery in Leigh-on-Sea. He died at the scene. Ali Harbi Ali, a British citizen of Somali heritage, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder and has since been deta…
 
With the chaos ongoing in Afghanistan right now, one cannot help but wonder how we ended up in this position? It might not be a shock to many that the Taliban, after the western capitulation, retook the reigns again, however, what is shocking is how fast they were able to take over the country. While people can blame President Joe Biden for the U.S…
 
As the world begins its slow pivot from managing the COVID-19 crisis to recovery and the reopening of economies, it’s clear that the period of lockdown has had a profound impact on how people live. In this episode, M.T. is joined by entrepreneur David Elikwu as they discuss all the ways COVID has changed the world. Join the conversation online #Com…
 
M.T. is joined by Common Sense Political editor Sithokozile Thabethe as they discuss Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's latest essay. On Tuesday, June 15, Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie published a three-part essay on her website titled “It Is Obscene”. The essay started with personal anecdotes about two unnamed former students, who had criticise…
 
Last week saw the Labour party in crisis. The party lost control of several councils and suffered defeat to the Tories in the Hartlepool by-election. Many are calling for the Labour party to begin a search for its soul. On This episode, M.T. is joined my commentator and podcaster DISUNOMICS as they try to make sense of what the next steps may be fo…
 
A long-awaited report commissioned in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement has concluded, controversially, that there is no evidence of “institutional racism” in the UK. While the study, led by Dr Tony Sewell, chair of the Commission on Race and Ethnic disparities, found there was evidence that “overt” prejudice exists, it ruled that there w…
 
In this episode M.T. is joined by A tinkerer and strategist who traded Corporate Law for tech. David Elikwu is a serial-entrepreneur unreasonably obsessed with learning more and living better. They discuss personal development in lockdown and being better! Join the conversation online using the hashtag #LTCS…
 
For many of us, Lockdown wasn't just a government policy, it was a direct attack on our wallets. Today Mike is joined by Lockdown has Author & Financial Wellness Coach Bola Sol as they talk current affairs and all things personal finance. You can join in the conversation online using the hashtag #LTCS…
 
In this episode, Mike is joined by social media personality and broadcaster MannyAde. They discuss growing up, social media and value. We also take a look at a new memo written by Gordon Brown which says he fears that the UK may become a failed state You can join the conversation online using the hashtag #LTCS…
 
This is a very important week for countries around the world as we all hold our breath and watch the inauguration of Joe Biden! This week Mike is joined by DISUNOMICS to discuss current affairs, foreign affairs and food. runs a platform all about making economics relevant, relatable & entertaining to the general public! Join the conversation online…
 
The chief medical officer for England, Prof Chris Whitty, warns the next few weeks will be "the worst" of the pandemic. Expects have been making the argument that we need tougher COVID restrictions like closing nurseries, limiting exercise to 1 hour a day and more! Today Mike is joined by Student Torrin Joshua as they consider what to make of these…
 
Happy New Year folks! In this special episode of Lets Talk Common Sense, we take a look at some of the exciting developments that could happen this year in the world of news. Mike is joined by Common Sense editor Afshan D'souza-Lodhi. They also discuss whether we need the police today. Join the conversation online using the hashtag #LTCS…
 
What has been happening with Brexit? In this episode, Mike is joined by British political activist and co-founder of the pro-European Union advocacy group Our Future Our Choice (OFOC), Femi Oluwole (Femi_Sorry). They discuss Brexit as the Uk Deadline for agreeing on a deal with the EU fast approaches! You can join the debate online using the hashta…
 
After a 3 months break, we are back with a new season! Has much happened since we have been gone? -- that was a joke! The world does feel a little our control right now. Not to worry, M.T. is back with a dose of common sense. Over the next few weeks, we will be getting caught up with everything and bringing you fresh new episodes! This week, Mike i…
 
Notting Hill Carnival for the first time ever has gone online for this year, due to COVID-19. It'll be available to watch with steel band, soca and dancehall performances across platforms and also on Youtube. It is the largest street party in Europe and the second largest festival in the world, with an estimated 2 million people in attendance over …
 
A level results are in the news again! However not for the reason you might think. Normally our social media accounts are flooded with students and teachers celebrating historic grades and achievements. Today, we talk about a systemic Government failing which has led to thousands of students grades being downgraded and many more missing out on thei…
 
"These days if someone gets stabbed no-one really cares unless it's the family. It's just another young person getting stabbed."Those chilling words come from a young boy in north London, no older than 14, in a new documentary about the links between knife crime and drill music by Century Films. In this episode, we talk current affairs and drill mu…
 
People have “gone green”, eaten vegan, shopped “fair-trade”, and recycled for years now. Yet the atrocities that spurned the ethical consumption movement continue unabated. Is it possible to have compassionate capitalism or are we simply wasting our time. This week I'm joined by Torrin Joshua, creative, business owner and The Common Sense Network P…
 
Have you heard people talking about ‘Defunding the Police online’? What does it mean and why did Sir Kier Starmer Leader of the Labour Party call it ‘a load of rubbish’? In this episode, we explore Policing in the UK and the demands of the Black Lives Matter movement that we Defund the police. You can join the conversation online using the hashtag …
 
From Katie Hopkins' permanent suspension from twitter to Rishi Sunak' plans emergency cut in VAT to rescue our ailing economy, it's been a busy week. In this episode Mike is joined by Banker Victor Azubuike as they discuss the weeks news, reparations and how business is responding to the Black Lives Matter protest.Join the conversation online using…
 
The US has been convulsed by nationwide protests over the death of an African-American man in police custody.George Floyd, 46, died after being arrested by police outside a shop in Minneapolis, Minnesota.Footage of the arrest on 25 May shows a white police officer, Derek Chauvin, kneeling on Mr Floyd's neck while he was pinned to the floor.Mr Chauv…
 
The world is shutting down. Places that were once teeming with the hustle and bustle of daily life have become ghost-towns with massive restrictions put on our lives - from lockdowns and school closures to travel restrictions and bans on mass gatherings.In today's podcast, Mike considerers some headlines and ass the question, when will things be no…
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2022 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login