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31: NICK CLEGG tells us how to stop Brexit… really!

12/15/2017
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This week on the podcast for rebels and mutineers… NICK CLEGG joins Dorian, Peter and special guest MIRANDA SAWYER in the Remainiacs bunker for a full-on remoan-a-thon that’s full of optimism and ideas for the future. Can we actually STOP Brexit, and if so how? May’s Big Deal: how much devil is in the detail? (Clue: loads) Does Nick blame himself for the austerity that led to the Brexit revolt? And are he and Cameron still carrying on their bromance on the downlow? There’s only one way to...

Duration:00:53:49

30: The Dog Ate My Brexit Papers Edition

12/8/2017
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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 Todd...

Duration:00:49:02

29: THE €50bn DIVORCE: Bills, spills and idiot principles

12/1/2017
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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...

Duration:00:47:14

28: BRELIEVERS SPECIAL - Any Regrets?

11/24/2017
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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....

Duration:00:58:33

27: Crunch time for Tory Brexit Mutineers?

11/17/2017
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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 the...

Duration:00:56:17

26: GRAND THEFT DEMOCRACY: Did bots buy Brexit?

11/10/2017
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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...

Duration:00:57:16

25: Secret Surveys and Dodgy Donations

11/3/2017
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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? Visit...

Duration:00:58:49

24: Germansplaining Brexit plus Orwell Book Club

10/27/2017
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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....

Duration:00:57:55

23: The One With Mitch Benn

10/20/2017
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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...

Duration:00:50:48

22: Brexit: The No Deal Means Doom Edition

10/13/2017
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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...

Duration:00:50:25

Tory Co ference Special

10/6/2017
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MANCHESTER, SO MUCH TO ANSWER FOR. This week on Britain’s best Brexit podcast: Theresa May literally chokes on her words in “a grand moment of political education for the Conservative Party at large” – but what does it mean? Plus stand-up comic and special guest AHIR SHAH tries to make sense of Brexit. The EU and the Catalonia crisis. And is the economy getting worse or do we just think it is? Plus Sue Wilson of pro-EU group for UK citizens abroad BREMAIN IN SPAIN tells us how most Britons...

Duration:01:01:17

AL MURRAY versus Brexit

9/29/2017
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BREXPLICIT LANGUAGE ALERT: This week special guest and Great British comic AL MURRAY wades into the Brexit mess in no uncertain terms (and he hasn’t even got his Pub Landlord hat on). How quickly does Nigel Farage’s bloody-good-laugh persona dissolve when you stand against him in a General Election? Is the Pub Landlord suffering a terrible case of Bregret and confusion? And what the hell is really going on with Labour’s invisible Brexit policy? Best not play this one on the school run unless...

Duration:01:00:55

The one with Gina Miller

9/22/2017
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It’s an exciting week as we welcome Superhero of Remain GINA MILLER to tell us about her battles over Article 50 and now the Government’s “deal” with the DUP, the future of the battle against Brexit, and how she made Nigel Farage VERY uncomfortable on a TV studio sofa. Plus, BORIS JOHNSON, BUSTED FLUSH: Did the Foreign Secretary actually read that pro-Brexit screed before he sent it to the Telegraph? (We suspect not). Has the Talking Fatberg finally followed his ambitions too far? Also:...

Duration:00:51:23

The One With Nick Cohen

9/15/2017
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Sparks fly in the Remainiacs bunker this week as we’re visited by Observer columnist and author of ‘What’s Left?’ NICK COHEN. Enjoy a bout of spirited Brexit conversation with Britain’s most fearless political commentator and lovestruck Corbyn worshipper. Plus: the sheer, unadulterated shame of the EU Withdrawal Bill and all your usual favourites. “These lies will be on Boris Johnson’s gravestone.” This episode presented by Dorian Lynskey with Peter Collins and politics.co.uk's Ian Dunt....

Duration:00:53:35

March For Europe Minicast

9/10/2017
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Join Dorian Lynskey, Peter Collins and Ros Taylor as they report from the People's March For Europe, soak up the atmosphere and talk to some of the people on the march. Includes interview with Seb Dance, MEP

Duration:00:14:34

"WHY WOULD ANYONE COME HERE?" The Home Office EU Immigration Paper Explained

9/8/2017
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As the Home Office paper on EU residents' status is leaked, Peter Collins, Ian Dunt and Ros Taylor dissect the grim details. Plus, special guest The Memo's Oliver Smith explains what Brexit will mean for the UK's tech industry, and Ros takes us through the LSE Brexit Blog's view on how Brexit will affect the NHS. Don't forget People's March For Europe on September 9th. March details: https://peoplesmarch4eu.org/the-event/ This episode presented by Peter Collins with Ros Taylor from the LSE...

Duration:00:53:27

STARMZY TO THE RESCUE? Has Keir Starmer sorted Labour's Brexit stance?

9/1/2017
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This week join Dorian Lynskey, Ian Dunt and Peter Collins as they unpick Labour's latest stance on Brexit. Plus; the best Brexit gags from the Edinburgh Fringe, why the Home Office can't be trusted, and what Peter will be wearing to the People's March For Europe on September 9th. March details: https://peoplesmarch4eu.org/the-event/ This episode presented by Dorian Lynskey with Peter Collins and politics.co.uk's Ian Dunt. Producers: Andrew Harrison and Matt Hall. Stream now or download for...

Duration:00:45:13

BREXIT BEDLAM: The faith-based economics edition

8/25/2017
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This week on the Brexit podcast for the reality-based community… The “staggering economic illiteracy” of Brexit cheerleader Prof Patrick Minford. Will civil servants come to Britain’s rescue? Why the European Free Trade Association Court is “less boring than it sounds”. More of your questions answered in #AskRemainiacs. And David Bowie: Leave or Remain? “This is a war to define Britain for the rest of our lives.” This episode presented by Dorian Lynskey with Naomi Smith and politics.co.uk's...

Duration:00:38:50

OFFSIDE! Post-Brexit soccer, customs chaos and the War on Centrism

8/18/2017
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This week on the Brexit podcast that bends its own bananas… Special guest PHILIPPE AUCLAIR, football writer and England correspondent for France Football, tells us how Brexit will make the national game a lot less beautiful. The sheer fantasy of the government’s customs plans. And who decided that CENTRISTS were the new class enemy? “Who cares who’s on the Iron Throne when the White Walkers of Brexit are coming?” Asseyez-vous et écoutez Remainiacs. This episode presented by Dorian Lynskey...

Duration:01:00:02

BREXIT LATEST: The Baldrick Ultimatum

8/11/2017
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This week on the only Brexit podcast with an EU Blue Flag for cleanliness… Is David Davis’s negotiation team really lulling Brussels into a false sense of security or are they genuinely inept? How dare EU tyrants bring in the tough border controls we demanded! And the return of Alan Partridge, Brexiteer. PLUS special guest Mike Stuchbery – the history hero who schooled the alt.right on diversity in Roman Britain – on Europe’s deep and weird history. Turns out that Brexit began in the year...

Duration:00:55:33

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