Hope and activism
Season 1 | Episode 4
Jessie and Tilly chat with Olivia Blake MP about finding hope in politics and becoming an MP, the climate crisis, little wins, global finance — and dogs.
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If we’re not kind to each other, what’s the point of hope?
Olivia Blake MP
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Olivia Blake is the Labour MP for Sheffield, Hallam, and has been an MP since December 2019. Until June 2022, she was Shadow Minister for Climate Change and Net-Zero. She has been a vocal advocate for robust action on the climate and nature crises through a radical Green New Deal.
She is the Chair of the All-Party Group on Special Educational Needs and Disabilities and works with local and national campaigners to push for change on issues including housing, LGBTQ+ rights, refugees and asylum seekers and miscarriage support.
Hope In The Dark by Rebecca Solnit
Podcast: Manchester Green New Deal
Knock Down The House on Netflix
Talkin’ Bout A Revolution — Tracy Chapman
You can follow Olivia on Instagram and Twitter.
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