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The 99% 010: Census, Pence and Theresa May

July 20, 2016

Michael and Lucien are back with another edition of The 99%, recorded the week of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio.

– Michael talks about his trip to Paris last week as Portugal defeat France in Euro 2016.

– Nice suffers a horrific terrorist attack, while a failed military coup in Turkey also dominates European political headlines.

– Theresa May becomes Britain’s second female Prime Minister, appoints Boris Johnson as Foreign Secretary and sacks George Osborne.

– The Republican National Convention begins in Cleveland. Lucien is dressed for the occasion.

– Donald Trump chooses Mike Pence as his running mate, as his wife plagiarises Michelle Obama in a speech.

– We discuss the issues of police brutality and racially-motivated killings that have reemerged in the US.

– The 99-Second Quiz: Will Lucien beat Michael’s high score?

– 99% Features: Neil Nugent of the Central Statistics Office talks to us about the recently-released preliminary Irish Census figures.

– This week’s Classic Album is a William Hung masterpiece, and we’re joined to discuss it by Killian Byrne.

– Kevin Spacey Film of the Week: Lucien does not recommend Elvis & Nixon to fans of either Elvis or Nixon.