30: The Dog Ate My Brexit Papers Edition
This week on the podcast that literally cannot believe what it’s seeing… How in the hell is David Davis still in post after admitting that the secret Brexit assessments, which he said were “exhaustive”, DO NOT EVEN EXIST? Meanwhile it emerges that the Government has NO IDEA of the shape of the final Brexit that it wants. They simply have not discussed it. How is this happening? Why is this OK? Plus: DÁIL OR NO DÁIL? The Irish border mess (how long ago it seems now). Special guest Eloise...
29: THE €50bn DIVORCE: Bills, spills and idiot principles
This week on Britain’s last-ever European Podcast of Culture… What did David Davis hope to achieve by redacting the Government’s 58 secret Impact Papers? Why did DExEU spin doctors harass journalists for even saying the papers even existed – when now we know they did all along? Plus: The Government caves on the EU divorce bill, as everyone knew they would. What sort of final Brexit settlement would the Remainiacs team like to see? Daniel Hannan’s sci-fi Brexit. Biblical Leavers vs...
28: BRELIEVERS SPECIAL - Any Regrets?
In this week's edition of the saboteurs' best friend Dorian & Peter are joined by Guardian columnist and Centrist Mum Suzanne Moore to discuss the decline of the Daily Express, how not to keep our closest neighbours onside, and the leavers who have gone from Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien to J'M'en Fous Pas Mal. As it were. Want to help us #OwnTheRemoan? Visit our PATREON page at http://www.patreon.com/remainiacscast This episode of REMAINIACS is presented by Dorian Lynskey with Peter Collins....
27: Crunch time for Tory Brexit Mutineers?
This week on the no-bullshit Brexit podcast… The Withdrawal Bill is in play, so is it time for the Tory Mutineers to finally grow a backbone? Evening Standard columnist ROSAMUND URWIN and stand-up comic GRÁINNE MAGUIRE join us to thrash it all out. Plus: what’s it like to work with George Osborne? Inside the demise of “numpty bellend” Priti Patel. That awful Channel 4 documentary ‘British Workers Wanted’. And your questions answered in the return of Ask Remainiacs. “If you’re faced with...
26: GRAND THEFT DEMOCRACY: Did bots buy Brexit?
This week on the no-bullshit Brexit podcast… We talk to investigative journalist MIKE HIND about how automated social media is warping democracy, and what you can do to keep the bots at bay. Plus: Why Britain should be booming now, and why it isn’t. How Labour Leave keep making progressive arguments for reactionary causes. And a nice big argument about poppy fascism. “There’s so much stupidity out there it’s hard to tell the bots from the real people.” Want to help us #OwnTheRemoan? Visit...
25: Secret Surveys and Dodgy Donations
This week on the no-bullshit Brexit podcast… Our special guest, Lewisham East MP and Remainer hero HEIDI ALEXANDER, on the Government’s 58 hidden economic impact surveys. Why won’t they release them? Plus: Ukip, Arron Banks and those allegations of campaign finance irregularities. The disconnect between voters and politicians. And are Leave voters really less educated than Remainers? “People voted to take back control. Instead they’re getting a cover-up.” Want to help us #OwnTheRemoan?...
24: Germansplaining Brexit plus Orwell Book Club
This week on the favourite podcast of disloyal academics everywhere… Our special guest political commentator NINA SCHICK of BBC, Sky and Bloomberg TV drops in to Germansplain the Brexit mess to we naïve Anglos. Turns out the German car industry isn’t terrified of losing us at all. And those Brussels negotiations? “Hardball from the EU? You ain’t seen nothing yet.” Plus we spot the scarily prescient ideas in George Orwell’s ‘Notes On Nationalism’ from 1945 in the first Remainiacs Book Club....
23: The One With Mitch Benn
This week MITCH BENN – comedian, musician and treacherous mind-controlled slave of Brussels – joins us in the Brexit Bus as it screams towards the brick wall of No Deal. And he’s quite optimistic. “What there is to be won here,” he tells us, “we on the Remain side are winning.” Plus: Why Theresa May is telling the EU one thing about Brexit and the UK another. Alan Partridge vs Malcolm Tucker in The Big Issue. And it turns out Britain really did vote itself poorer. As Mitch so picturesquely...
22: Brexit: The No Deal Means Doom Edition
This week on the Brexit podcast that doesn’t want a bloody blue passport… The grisly spectre of NO DEAL is back from the dead. Are these morons REALLY going to crash us out of the EU with no settlement at all? Special guest ALEX ANDREOU – columnist, actor, cat liberationist – on Lexit, the triumph of irrationalism, and how Britain is breaking every bargain it ever made with EU citizens. Plus some Brexiteers ramp up the search for scapegoats, while others tell us Britain’s future as the...