Previously in Europe

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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 Sunday Night.

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  • Subsequently in Hiatus

    September 10th, 2020  |  54 mins 9 secs

    This week we wildly speculate on future events as we're going on hiatus while Ciarán figures out parenting

  • Big Phil in Little Serbia

    September 3rd, 2020  |  53 mins 55 secs

    There are two topics today whoop whoop! We talk about #golfgate in Ireland which gets us annoyed (as Irish people) and we revisit the Serbian elections and where we are with all that Vučić stuff.

  • Big Trouble in Little Belarus

    August 26th, 2020  |  1 hr 5 mins

    This week we discuss the "election" in Belarus and the ongoing fallout. Solidarity with the people of Belarus.

  • The Renzini Budget

    August 6th, 2020  |  55 mins 14 secs

    On today's episode, Hugh tries to convince Ciarán that the new EU budget isn't terrible. It goes about as well as expected.

  • Antiquize This

    July 20th, 2020  |  50 mins 13 secs

    This week we discuss the Polish election which was important sort of only. Also the North Macedonian Election where EU membership was up against claiming your identity as an ancient civilisation.

  • Croatian Elections: The Croat with the Most-at!

    July 12th, 2020  |  42 mins 59 secs

    No election left behind!!! Tonight we talk the Croatian 2020 parliamentary elections and how maybe it should've been postponed

  • GDPR is still here apparently

    July 4th, 2020  |  24 mins 35 secs

    This week Hugh talks about the GDPR and how it's been fine

  • An Old Deal for an Emerald Isle

    June 22nd, 2020  |  44 mins 14 secs

    The big parties want to eat their vegetables and those vegetables are the Green Party

  • Throw me in the Canal, I'm Done!

    June 12th, 2020  |  48 mins 7 secs

    On today's episode, we talk about statues, particularly bad statues not to be confused with good statues which some people are doing I guess.

  • Have you considered wealth taxes?

    June 3rd, 2020  |  45 mins 9 secs

    This week we're discussing the not terrible plan for a new wealth tax in Spain

  • Bonus: Why are Switzerland, Norway & Iceland not in the EU?

    May 30th, 2020  |  50 mins 28 secs

    Sorry no regular episode this week BUT here's a bonus episode we did for our lovely patrons.

  • Who wants to be a Trillionaire? In like a mutual debt instrument kinda way.

    May 21st, 2020  |  37 mins 11 secs

    More money-talk between the parliament agitating for 2 trillion, the commission wanting 1 trillion and Merkel and Macron suggesting 500 billion. Also, watch out for financial wizardry!

  • ECB or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Quantitative Easing

    May 12th, 2020  |  51 mins 17 secs

    This week we discuss the German Constitutional Court's decision to pretend the ECJ and ECB don't have autonomy or supremacy over their opinions.

  • Episode 175: Limited Conditional Income and State Sanctioned Paella

    May 6th, 2020  |  34 mins 48 secs

    On today's episode, we do Matteo Matteo or Actually Good with the Spanish UBI or what the English press has called UBI. It's very misleading.

  • Episode 174: Clearing up lockdowns

    April 27th, 2020  |  41 mins 56 secs

    This week we clear up lockdowns across Europe a bit

  • Episode 173: Please Leave Some Elections Behind (for now)

    April 14th, 2020  |  36 mins 6 secs

    This week in quarantine land we discuss the elections that have been postponed and those (looking at you Poland) that are bafflingly going ahead!