Politics
Hyer’s Highlights: Call It What It Is – Does America have a white supremacist problem?
America has experienced two mass shootings in just 24 hours – the first of which was driven by the despite to kill Hispanic immigrants.
Hyer’s Highlights: What’s happening on October 31st?
The UK is set leave the EU on October 31st – but what will happen on that day is anyone’s guess.
Hyer’s Highlights: Boris Johnson is Prime Minister
Listen to the full 50 minute discussion from Benji Hyer's radio show: Who is the UK's new Prime Minister, and what do you think of him?
Hyer’s Highlights: Anti-Semitism in The Labour Party
Jewish Labour Movement’s National Organiser Rebecca Filer speaks to Benji Hyer following the BBC Panorama exposé into Anti-Semitism in the Labour Party.
Hyer’s Highlights: Boris Johnson wants English First
UK Prime Ministerial hopeful Boris Johnson has declared that, in his opinion, there are “too many parts of our country” where English is not spoken as a first language.
Hyer’s Highlights: Pride In London 2019
Years & Years singer Olly Alexander, among others, are concerned about the amount of corporate brands "hijacking" London Pride
Hyer’s Highlights: Is Boris Johnson The British Donald Trump?
Benji Hyer draws comparisons between the potential next Prime Minister and the US President.
Hyer’s Highlights: Life In One Dimension
Education Secretary Damian Hinds says that young people people are growing up with a “warped view of what is normal”.
The Horrors in Hong Kong
Benji Hyer spoke to a student at Hong Kong University who is terrified of China’s “iron grip” over Hong Kong and, in a heartfelt personal testimony, recalls the pain of being fired at with tear gas.
Hyer’s Highlights: Prime Minister Candidates Admit Drug Use
After Michael Gove's confession that he took drugs "multiple times", many of the other candidates for PM have confessed their former drug use.
Hyer’s Highlights: Tuition Fee Changes
As Theresa May prepares to step down as Prime Minister, she has proposed a policy change to reduce tuition fees for students in the UK.
Hyer’s Highlights: The Race To Replace Theresa
Over a dozen contenders have thrown their hat into the ring to take over once Theresa May steps down as Prime Minister on June 7th.
Hyer’s Highlights: Raising The Youth Minimum Wage
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has announced that if Labour got into power in the next British General Election he would raise the minimum wage for young workers.
Hyer’s Highlights: 10 Years Since The Expenses Scandal
It's 10 years since the UK political scandal which destroyed the public's trust in their politicians...
Hyer’s Highlights: Trump’s UK State Visit
A feisty debate has sparked after it was announced that President Donald Trump will make a three-day state visit to the UK in early-June.
Hyer’s Highlights: Greta Thunberg
Listener Michael called Thunberg's speech in front of the European Parliament "a bit uncomfortable"... Benji Hyer disagrees.
Hyer’s Highlights: Mueller Report
Benji Hyer stresses that we should not overlook the fact that Mueller's report states: "the Russian government interfered in the 2016 election in sweeping and systematic fashion”.
Hyer’s Highlights: Theresa May's Brextension
Theresa May has agreed a delay to Brexit until Halloween - but Benji Hyer fears that this could result in Brexit being extended "indefinitely".
Hyer’s Highlights: Ciaran Fitzpatrick on Brunei
The co-founder of organisation LGBT in Media says that cutting ties with Brunei would leave gay people in the region “out in the cold”.
Hyer’s Highlights: Who do you blame for this Brexit mess?
Listener Freddie suggests that the EU has "twisted this whole negotiation to look like [the British] government’s fault”.