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Europe is complicated, there's so much going on in all these countries, that's why we're here, to try make sense of all this nonsense with our podcast about the week in Europe with a new episode out every Friday.

Europe is complicated, there's so much going on in all these countries, that's why we're here, to try make sense of all this nonsense with our podcast about the week in Europe with a new episode out every Friday.
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Europe is complicated, there's so much going on in all these countries, that's why we're here, to try make sense of all this nonsense with our podcast about the week in Europe with a new episode out every Friday.

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English


Episodes

We have nothing to FYROM but FYROM itself

1/14/2019
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Previously in Europe FYROM. On today's episode, we look at Greek politics mostly, Hugh explains something very important and complex about modern Greek politics while Ciarán deep dives into the Greek Communist party's past. Man the Balkan Wars sure were a trip.

Duration:00:49:39

Mysteries of the Italian Left

1/6/2019
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Previously in Europe military micro influencers. This week we check in on Italy's government again but via a discussion of the Italian left in the form of the PD and their weird origins.

Duration:00:50:45

2018 is dead, long live the 2019 EU Election

12/31/2018
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Happy new years you gorgeous souls, on this weeks episode we talk about the upcoming EU Election.

Duration:01:11:33

Belgium's King Loves Minority Governments

12/16/2018
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This week Hugh does a solo episode running down the sort of not really government collapse in Belgium.

Duration:00:16:15

Ezra Klein's Slow Take Over of Spanish Politics Explained!

12/10/2018
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Previously in Europe, French Traffic Safety. This week we discuss the either occurring right now or never occurring Russian invasion or Ukraine and the Yellow Vests Movement in France.

Duration:00:58:10

Mega Corporations React to EU Legislation

12/2/2018
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Solo episode time. Ciaran is away so Hugh is ranting about EU copyright directives! Links in the description

Duration:00:25:36

Maybe just give the far right what they want

11/25/2018
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Previously in Europe, €8000. This week we discuss the utility of giving the far right exactly what they want as a fun tactic for beating them.

Duration:01:00:11

How's the 2019 EU Election looking?

11/19/2018
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Previously in Europe, Hugh. This week Ciarán has a solo episode where I take a look at European parliament projections and what nonsense might befall us come 2019.

Duration:00:24:00

All Pipelines Lead to Russia

11/11/2018
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Previously in Europe Salvini's girlfriend. This week we discuss the annual questionable displays at Poland's independence celebrations and the Nord Stream 2, Russia's favorite geopolitical legitimate business venture.

Duration:00:48:32

The Anti-Death Party

11/4/2018
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Previously in Europe, mailbags. This week we discuss the messages we've received from some of our lovely listeners and also the Irish presidential election because we're Irish and we can't help ourselves apparently.

Duration:00:54:57

Italian Budget Tirade

10/28/2018
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Previously in Europe a realistic description of European Commission oversight powers. This week Ciarán is away so Hugh gets to complain about coverage of fiscal matters without any checks or balances - much like the governments of the eurozone...

Duration:00:13:41

Green Waves?

10/21/2018
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Previously in Europe, pirates in Luxembourg. This week we discuss the Bavarian elections results which show us that there may or may not be a green wave in Germany, Luxembourg and Belgium. It also may or may not matter!

Duration:00:52:34

Ciarán attempts to navigate Bosnian Politics

10/14/2018
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Previously in Europe, Hugh. This week Ciarán is on his lonesome talking the BiH 2018 general election. Oh god. What?! Oh no!

Duration:00:22:23

This Ain't Your Dad's Latvian Conservative Party!

10/7/2018
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Previously in Europe, Borders. This week we talk about the recent Latvian election and the whole thing with Serbia swapping land with Kosovo, and why that won't happen anytime soon.

Duration:00:59:36

A Nightmare on Coalition Street

10/1/2018
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Previously in Europe a suspiciously Italian Argentina . This week we return and catch up on the horrors of the nightmare coalition in Italy. They've been up to some things which... wow.. yeah..

Duration:00:47:54

Are you afraid of the Far-Right?

9/22/2018
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Previously in Europe, extradition treaties. Do people remember "Are You Afraid of the Dark?" does that reference scan? Anyway, on this episode, we discuss the sexuality of some Russian assassins, some idiots who don't know that Starship Troopers is a cautionary tale about Fascism and more importantly our topic is how real is the rise of the far-right. Fun stuff!

Duration:01:15:53

The Misadventures of Article 7

9/14/2018
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Previously in Europe, good ideas. This week the cast makes it's glorious return after a couple of months off while caught up on life. We discuss the Swedish and Slovenian elections somewhat briefly. Then we spend some time discussing why article 7 is a massive waste of everyone's time. It's good to be back...

Duration:01:01:32

Trade Wars Episode I: The Grenell Menace

7/12/2018
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Previously in Europe, Boris Johnson. This week we discuss the Trade Wars ™️ caused by the fallout of the Iran sanctions. We also talk about Armenia, Romania, the UK and Ciarán's new homeland Germany.

Duration:01:01:00

Is Dragnea Going to Jail?

6/29/2018
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Previously in Europe, successful summits. This week we discuss the many mixed bags of this week's European news.. mostly bad! We get deep on Dragnea's conviction for corruption in Romania!

Duration:00:40:30

Ciarán's Propagandistic Misgivings: Manu and Populism

6/23/2018
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Oh man, we're trying something new with the solo episodes! Ciarán shares his opinions on the whole Manu situation in France and how the media constantly refers to La Lega as Populist.

Duration:00:13:40