47 episodes

European progressive politics podcast from Brussels

EU Scream EU Scream

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    • 4.8, 16 Ratings

European progressive politics podcast from Brussels

    Race and the von der Leyen Commission

    Race and the von der Leyen Commission

    The European Union has embarked on a push against racism amid protests following the killing of George Floyd. But important questions remain about whether some EU leaders and policies, and the bloc’s broadly federalist priorities, are the best choices...

    • 36 min
    Data & Dystopia

    Data & Dystopia

    Computing known as artificial intelligence sorts vast amounts of data — faces, our web browsing habits, even our gestures — into automated predictions used by companies and governments. The technology holds great promise for applications like diagnosing...

    • 32 min
    Standing Up to Bullies With Frans Timmermans

    Standing Up to Bullies With Frans Timmermans

    Standing up to bullies was ingrained in Frans Timmermans from his schooldays. The Dutchman came to prominence six years ago as his country's foreign minister with an emotional speech at the United Nations. Russian-backed separatists had shot down Flight...

    • 46 min
    Winning the Car Wars

    Winning the Car Wars

    Lockdowns in response to the coronavirus mean cities are quieter, skies clearer, and breathing is easier. For many city dwellers the lack of cars tearing through their streets has been a revelation amid the suffering and loss inflicted by Covid-19. Now,...

    • 40 min
    Angst Over Italexit

    Angst Over Italexit

    Italians were hit hardest when the coronavirus landed in Europe but the European Union was slow to help the country. The president of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen has apologised — twice. The contrition is better late than never, says...

    • 32 min
    The High Price of Muzzling Media

    The High Price of Muzzling Media

    The coronavirus outbreak has been a pretext for government censorship and a crackdown on journalists, who have been exposed to new criminal charges as well as violent attacks. Among those targeted by official smear campaigns is Blaž Zgaga, a...

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 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.

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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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