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episode 207: Ep 178: Europe's new US BFFs — Biden calling — Big tech lobbying

They like America's traditional allies! They talk about multilateralism! Some of them even speak French! U.S. President-elect Joe Biden's foreign policy team has drawn rave reviews in Europe. We debate how much the hype is justified. And we look at the intense lobbying around two cornerstone pieces of tech legislation to be presented in Brussels soon.



episode 206: Ep 177 In Focus: Energy, presented by Shell: Budget blocked — Strategic autonomy — COP26

Hungary and Poland's block on the EU's budget and recovery package and a Franco-German clash over European strategy autonomy are up for debate in this episode. And we take a deep dive into climate diplomacy, looking at some new pledges and the impact of the postponement of the COP26 conference.



episode 205: Ep 176, presented by Equinor: Vaccine hopes — Budget breakthrough — US election reaction

The prospect of a coronavirus vaccine, European reaction to Joe Biden's victory in the US presidential race and a breakthrough on the EU's €1.8 trillion budget — it's all up for debate in this episode, featuring renowned virus expert Peter Piot.



Campaign Confidential #13, presented by Huawei: Key election lessons — Georgia on our minds

In the final episode of our pop-up series on the US elections, we share the key takeaways, looking at what we heard over the past 3 months and how it explains where we ended up. We also look ahead to looming Senate runoff races in Georgia, with the balance of power in Washington at stake.



episode 204: Ep 175: Biden, Trump and what the US elections mean for Europe

In this special extended episode, we debate and dissect the U.S. presidential vote, looking at its implications for America, transatlantic ties and European politics.



Campaign Confidential #12, presented by Huawei: How to watch election night like a pro

In this episode of our pop-up series on the US elections, hosted by Ryan Heath, we give you all the details you need to follow the big night like a seasoned DC insider — including what to look out for, where to keep a close eye on and what the polls are saying.



episode 203: Ep 174: Team Macron turmoil — Minimum wage push — OECD contenders

Trouble in French President Emmanuel Macron's inner circle, the European Commission's move to boost minimum wages, and the battle to lead the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development all feature in this episode.



Campaign Confidential #11: Top debate drama and campaign crunch time

In this episode of our pop-up series on the U.S. elections, hosted by Ryan Heath, we dive into the top debate moments of this campaign season — and explain how they've impacted the election.



episode 202: Ep 173, presented by the European Commission: Pandemic politics — Farming feuds — Hospitality hopes

Political activity in a pandemic, transatlantic turbulence, the EU's farming future and what the hospitality industry wants from politicians to weather the coronavirus crisis are all up for debate in this episode of EU Confidential.


 2020-10-22  32m

Campaign Confidential #10: Trump's suburban troubles

In this episode of our pop-up series on the U.S. elections, hosted by Ryan Heath, we explain what is happening in America's suburbs — a crucial voting block for Donald Trump in 2016 — and particularly, suburban women.


 2020-10-20  21m