Latest podcasts on European politics

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12 Oct 2017
7 min

The Briefing - Rebranding fascism: 

Marie Billon explains how France’s Front National is looking to broaden its appeal.

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25 Sep 2017
11 min

The Globalist - Angela Merkel’s hollow election victory : 

German chancellor Angela Merkel has been expectedly re-elected for a fourth term but what complications will the rise of the nationalist AfD party bring her?

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18 Sep 2017
4 min

The Globalist - Neu Deutschland?: 

The German election is nearly upon us and we thought that this would be a great opportunity to explore the country’s culture. Here Sebastian Borger, London correspondent for the ‘Berliner Zeitung’, gives us his take on how German society has changed since he left the country and since Angela Merkel came to power.

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25 Aug 2017
9 min

The Globalist - The politics of building fences: 

We look at the symbolism behind Lithuania’s construction of a fence along its border with Russia.

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22 Aug 2017
7 min

The Globalist - Merkel’s subtle offensive: 

German chancellor Angela Merkel has said that she is ready to address fresh challenges posed by digital policy. But is she just offering more of the same?

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29 Jun 2017
10 min

The Monocle Daily - Can power be shared in Northern Ireland?: 

As the deadline for a power-sharing agreement in Northern Ireland is extended until Monday, we ask if the DUP and Sinn Féin can resolve their differences.

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19 Jun 2017
11 min

The Globalist - France: what’s next for the Socialists?: 

As Emmanuel Macron’s La Republique en Marche commands a strong majority in the parliamentary elections, we ask what lies ahead for the Socialists.

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18 May 2017
26 min

The Monocle Daily - Electioneering: 

Tony Blair's former aide, a political journalist and the ex-leader of the UK's Liberal Democrats reveal the highs and the lows of a general election campaign.

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11 May 2017
9 min

Midori House - Labour’s manifesto leak: 

Monocle’s Steve Bloomfield and guests Samira Shackle and Michael Binyon discuss the UK Labour party’s leaky manifesto.

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9 May 2017
4 min

Midori House - Let’s play – Friend or Foe?: 

How will France’s new president get on with his international counterparts?

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9 May 2017
11 min

The Globalist - The moderates strike back: 

Despite fears of a far-right uprising across Europe, Macron’s victory has given the continent faith that moderate politics can withstand nationalist tides.

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8 May 2017
16 min

The Globalist - Macron’s big-ticket promises: 

He may have scored a decisive victory but Emmanuel Macron’s big test will be delivering on his promise of an optimistic France.

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10 Sep 2017
15 min

The Bulletin with UBS - Germany votes: 

What’s at stake in this month’s German federal election – for the country, for European institutions, for investors and for the world?

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17 Jun 2017
30 min

The Foreign Desk - Does independence always matter?: 

Independence movements don’t always mean a heroic struggle against oppression. Some countries that appear functional and pleasant to the outside world are home to people who do not agree. They want to be free – but from what?

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14 May 2017
15 min

The Bulletin with UBS - En marche?: 

We discuss the challenges that lie ahead for France’s new president Emmanuel Macron following his sweeping election success, from industrial relations to structural reform, youth unemployment to his promise to cut €60bn in spending. Plus: what does all this mean for investors?

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