Latest podcasts on European politics

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14 May 2018
9 min

The Globalist - The future of Italian politics: 

Journalist and author Barbie Latza Nadeau discusses the challenges ahead for Italy as two non-centrist parties try to form a government.

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8 May 2018
6 min

The Briefing - Italy’s ‘neutral’ government: 

Monocle’s Chiara Rimella explains a proposal that could see Italy adopt a caretaker government.

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3 May 2018
11 min

The Monocle Daily - Yanis Varoufakis: 

The former Greek finance minister talks to us about democracy, prospects after Brexit and what it’s like negotiating with the EU.

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1 May 2018
6 min

The Briefing - Italy’s political stalemate: 

Monocle's Chiara Rimella considers whether Italians could soon be heading back to the polls.

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1 Mar 2018
9 min

Midori House - Time to get creative: 

As Donald Tusk asks for more from the UK, we examine the lack of ideas in British politics.

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17 Jan 2018
6 min

The Briefing - Rebranding fascism: 

French political expert Philippe Marlière explains Marine Le Pen’s attempts to rebrand the National Front.

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15 Jan 2018
4 min

The Briefing - Merkel and the SPD: 

Stefanie Bolzen from ‘Die Welt’ explains why Germany’s SPD has cast doubt on a coalition deal with the country’s chancellor.

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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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28 Apr 2018
30 min

The Foreign Desk - Macron: one year on: 

For a centrist, Emmanuel Macron has divided opinions and/or confirmed that you can’t please of all of the people all of the time. But it doesn’t seem to be deterring him, a year into his presidency, from attempting to reform French institutions and make his mark internationally. But what else does he have planned for France at home and abroad? And are the French – and the world - ready to welcome it?

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3 Mar 2018
30 min

The Foreign Desk - Why Italy’s election matters: 

As Italians head to the polls this weekend, Andrew Mueller is joined by Gianni Riotta, Enrico Franceschini and Stephanie Kirchgaessner to discuss what’s at stake for Italy and Europe, and why Silvio Berlusconi is back in the political limelight.

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23 Sep 2017
30 min

The Foreign Desk - What’s next for Europe's broken democracies?: 

When Hungary and Poland joined the EU in 2004 hopes were high for the newest members. But as Europe itself goes through a troubled period they have started to lean away from the liberalism they once craved during Soviet rule. Is this a sign of things to come or will the pendulum swing back in Europe’s favour?

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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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22 Nov 2017
5 min

The Foreign Desk - Explainer 92: What next for Angela Merkel?: 

After talks to form a new coalition government collapsed, the chancellor of Germany is facing the biggest crisis of her political career. Andrew Mueller asks what’s next for Angela Merkel?

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