Latest podcasts on European politics

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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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5 May 2017
6 min

The Briefing - France decides: 

Paris-based writer and journalist Anne Penketh discusses the latest issues surrounding the French election.

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2 May 2017
7 min

The Briefing - Figures of speech: 

We discuss why French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is being accused of plagiarising the speech of a rival.

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24 Apr 2017
9 min

Midori House - No rest for the wicked – or the centrist.: 

After last night’s first-round victory for Emmanuel Macron, he and Marine Le Pen have their work cut out in the race for the French presidency. But what are their next moves?

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19 Apr 2017
6 min

The Briefing - Heading to the polls – again: 

As Theresa May calls for a general election in June, we ask ‘Financial Times’ political editor George Parker whether it will change anything.

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19 Apr 2017
11 min

The Globalist - Can we trust French election polls?: 

With polls tightening we have analysis of France’s presidential election from Ben Page of Ipsos Mori and journalist Marie Billon.

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18 Apr 2017
17 min

The Monocle Daily - The UK’s snap election: 

Former business secretary Vince Cable and political strategist John McTernan join Paul Osbourne and Andrew Mueller to discuss the opposition in the election.

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18 Apr 2017
12 min

The Briefing - Snap decision: 

UK prime minister Theresa May has called for a snap general election, arguing that a vote is the only way to guarantee certainty and stability in the wake of Brexit. We discuss what such an election would mean for the country.

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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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