56 episodes

European progressive politics podcast from Brussels

EU Screa‪m‬ EU Scream

    • Documentary
    • 4.8 • 18 Ratings

European progressive politics podcast from Brussels

    Taking Brexit Personally

    Taking Brexit Personally

    James Crisp has Boris Johnson's old job in Brussels covering EU affairs for The Daily Telegraph. James often writes with that jaundiced eye on the European project you'd expect from a correspondent on a venerable Conservative UK newspaper. But James...

    • 31 min
    When Conservatives Endanger Democracy

    When Conservatives Endanger Democracy

    Political scientist Daniel Ziblatt is best known for co-authoring the 2018 bestseller How Democracies Die. The book is an indictment of US Republicans and their failure to resist Donald Trump. Daniel's work also examines how conservative parties have...

    • 39 min
    Citizen Deliberation in Light of an Insurrection

    Citizen Deliberation in Light of an Insurrection

    Can the European Union do more to hold back the kinds of malign forces that overran the US Capitol claiming to defend democracy? It's not an idle question. Democratic shortcomings in the European Union are regularly invoked by the far right to whip up...

    • 30 min
    Honesty Is the Best Policy

    Honesty Is the Best Policy

    Politicians mostly talk about shutting migrants out. That endangers migrants' lives and obscures an important truth: that Europe already relies on large numbers of migrants for farming and manufacturing. The reliance includes significant numbers of...

    • 29 min
    Showdowns Over the Rule of Law

    Showdowns Over the Rule of Law

    Brussels is increasingly expected to serve as the European Union's sheriff on rule of law. But its ability to enforce adherence to democratic norms and values remains weak. Mehreen Khan of the Financial Times talks about the EU's latest showdown with...

    • 39 min
    Europe on a Power Trip

    Europe on a Power Trip

    Strategic autonomy has become the mantra for European Union officials. It started as a broadly French idea: that Europe needs sufficient military power to promote peace and security independent of the US. The idea has evolved to include power in trade...

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

passive solar ,

Keeping up with the EU

This is how I keep up with important developments and sentiment in the EU. Clear and insightful.

KaterinaLiako ,

Amazing Progressive Eu podcast

Fun, informative, edgy

brusselsmix ,

Simply the best

This podcast is dynamite. It is so smart and well presented. It’s about Europe and values. It does not hesitate to be critical of the EU institutions. This is what we need to gather resistance against the far right threat. If you care about the European project listen to EU Scream!

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