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Hyer's Highlights: Trump's 100 Days

30th April 2017 | Politics

Hyer's Highlights: Trump's 100 Days

Determining a Presidency’s success by inspecting its first 100 Days is a tradition of US politics. In many of his campaign rallies, Trump himself set a number of targets for the first 100 days – and now it is time to evaluate what kind of progress the US leader has made toward fulfilling campaign promises.


Trump promised to build the wall and ‘drain the swamp’ within his first 100 days, he was going to ‘repeal and replace’ Obamacare. In reality? His most notable and durable achievement is the appointment of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, and he fought with Canada over milk.

Trump has signed more executive orders than any of his 12 predecessors – pulling the US out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, permitting pipeline construction and Arctic oil exploration – he has no major legislation to his name and has failed to break the Washington gridlock. There is a tremendous policy vacuum.


Listener Alex thought that Benji was being too harsh on Trump’s lack of achievements in the first 100 days as President, here’s what Benji Hyer had to say…

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Benji Hyer on Trump's first 100 days in office

Benji Hyer replies to listener Alex who thought that Benji was being too harsh on Trump’s lack of achievements in the first 100 days as President. (6 minutes)

Hyer's Highlights: Strong and Stable Leadership

30th April 2017 | Politics

Hyer's Highlights: Strong and Stable Leadership

Theresa May can barely open her mouth without saying the words “strong and stable leadership”.

The Conservative slogan has been used 25 times in the Commons in 10 days, 16 times during PMQs on 26th April, and 12 times in one speech by Theresa May.


The 2017 Conservative campaign seems to be May stands up to say “strong and stable leadership or a coalition of chaos”, and the sitting back down again. No new policy and no media scrutiny; indeed, she seems to prevent media questions by either holding a campaign event in the middle of the forest in Scotland, or just answering every question with the same response about “strong and stable leadership”.

Sammy sent in a message agreeing with Theresa May’s ‘strong and stable’ message – Benji Hyer wasn’t so sure…

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Benji Hyer on Theresa May's pledge of strong and stable leadership

Benji Hyer replies to listener Sammy about why Theresa May might not be the best choice in this upcoming General Election. (3 minutes)

Awkward Questions (with newsPeeks): Surveillance

23rd April 2017 | Politics

Awkward Questions (with newsPeeks): Surveillance

W!ZARD Radio Station (in partnership with newsPeeks) presents Awkward Questions - the show that investigates the difficult questions which need to be asked.

In this episode of Awkward Questions (with newsPeeks), titled Surveillance, Natalya Minney looks at the impact of Surveillance and how heavily citizens are surveilled in the UK.

We break it down with Duncan Campbell (Investigative Journalist), Frederike Kaltheuner (Policer Officer at Privacy International) and Claire Lauterbach (Research Officer at Privacy International).


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Surveillance episode of Awkward Questions (with newsPeeks)

In this episode of Awkward Questions (with newsPeeks), titled Surveillance, presenter Natalya Minney looks at the impact of Surveillance and how heavily citizens are surveilled in the UK. (58 minutes)