23 September 2020 | 49 mins 23 secs
boris johnson, brexit, conservative party, future relationship
The podcast returns, in a specific and limited way, after a long hiatus during lockdown. Chris and Garvan debate which is the biggest lie of all: is it the Northern Irish backstop? Or sovereignty? Why not both?
4 March 2020 | 1 hr 49 secs
brexit, european parliament, green deal, green party, mental health
Alviina Alametsä is a Member of the European Parliament from Finland whose particular policy interests are public mental health and conflict resolution, so who better to talk to Cakewatch about tackling the Brexit aftermath?
4 February 2020 | 1 hr 3 mins
brexit, fta, future relationship, trade agreement
Will the future EU-UK relationship look like the one outlined by the European Commission in its proposal for a negotiating mandate? Chris Kendall and David Henig discuss.
22 January 2020 | 1 hr 43 mins
As we head into the final week of the UK's EU membership, we discuss Steve's album 'One Thousand Days', the challenges which EU citizens in the UK continue to face, and how one can help the other.
16 December 2019 | 1 hr 36 mins
brexit, electoral reform, eu, eu politics, european union, federalism, uk politics
The fight to Remain in the EU is over, but we did not go gently. The culture war now shifts to other fronts, and it will be a war of attrition. We talk a bit about that.
3 December 2019 | 1 hr 12 mins
brexit, conservative party, eu, eu politics, general election, labour party, uk politics
EU and politics blogger Jon Worth joins Chris to take a deeper dive into tactical voting recommendations for next week's UK general election, plus some reflections on differences between politics in the UK and in other EU countries.
19 November 2019 | 58 mins 2 secs
brexit, conservative party, election, eu politics, labour party, tactical voting, uk politics
We train our laser sights on some unicorns of the centre and discuss why voting tactically is the morally right thing to do.
21 October 2019 | 1 hr 3 mins
brexit, eu, europe, european parliament, peoples vote, politics, referendum, uk politics
Laura and Chris discuss the weekend's People's Vote march, the Johnson 'deal', and the view from Brussels, a city further enriched last week by the visit of Remainers Now. They talk about what brings them here.
2 October 2019 | 1 hr 6 mins
brexit, conservative party, eu, revoke, tories, uk politics
The Bad News: Brussels wants the UK to “just get on with it”. The Good News: the populist revolution is eating itself. Or is it?
17 September 2019 | 1 hr 24 mins
boris johnson, brexit, europe, general election, labour party, lib dems, no deal, politics, referendum, uk politics
Johnson's arrogant, disrespectful brinkmanship; hardening EU antagonism; and ways forward out of (or further into?) this mess. Plus: what happens the morning after an Article 50 revocation?