Social Europe Podcast

Understanding Populism in the United States, Germany and the UK

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The purpose of Social Europe Podcast is to help strengthen democratic practice by contributing to the public policy discussions addressing the most pressing political and economic issues of our time. We use the values of freedom, sustainability and equality as the foundation on which we examine issues in politics, economy and employment & labour. We are committed to publishing cutting-edge thinking and new ideas from the most thought-provoking people.
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David Bach: Why Companies have to be Political
Listen to Social Europe Editor-in Chief Henning Meyer in discussion with David Bach. They discuss the changing nature of the business - social stakeholder relationship and why companies have to be political as a result of this change. David Bach is Deputy Dean for Executive Programs and Professor in the Practice of Management at Yale School of Management. An expert in political economy, his research and teaching focus on business-government relations, non-market strategy and global market regulation.  If you like our podcast you might also find our regular articles, blogs and other written publications of interest. Just visit our website www.socialeurope.eu to read our latest output. If you want to stay up-to-date with all things Social Europe just sign up to our regular newsletter. You can do so on our website.
42:59
July 28, 2019
Diane Coyle: The Technology Challenge to Public Policy
Listen to Social Europe Editor in Chief Henning Meyer in discussion with Diane Coyle. They discuss the development of technology and what challenges it poses to economics as a discipline and public policy more widely. Diane Coyle is the Bennett Professor of Public Policy at the University of Cambridge and was previously Professor of Economics at the University of Manchester. She has held a number of public service roles including Vice Chair of the BBC Trust (2006-2014), member of the Competition Commission (2001-2009), and member of the Migration Advisory Committee (2009-2014). You might also find our regular articles, blogs and other written publications of interest. Just visit our website www.socialeurope.eu to read our latest output. If you want to stay up-to-date with all things Social Europe just sign up to our regular newsletter. You can do so on our website.
31:51
July 18, 2019
Danny Blanchflower: How we missed the last economic crisis ...and why we are ill prepared for the next one
Listen to Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer in conversation with Danny Blanchflower, the Bruce V. Rauner Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College. They talk about how the last economic and financial crisis was not spotted and why we are ill prepared for the next one. The conversation is based on Danny's new book "Not Working. Where Have All the Good Jobs Gone" published by Princeton University Press (https://press.princeton.edu/titles/13485.html). You might also find our regular articles, blogs and other written publications of interest. Just visit our website www.socialeurope.eu to read our latest output. If you want to stay up-to-date with all things Social Europe just sign up to our regular newsletter. You can do so on our website.
51:23
July 11, 2019
Social Europe Talk: Europe after the European Elections 2019
This episode of Social Europe podcast brings to you the seventh Social Europe Talk recorded in the European Parliament in Brussels. Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer is joined by Maria Demertzis, Deputy Director of Bruegel, Björn Hacker of the HTW University of Applied Sciences in Berlin and Maria Joao Rodrigues, President of FEPS. You might also find our regular articles, blogs and other written publications of interest. Just visit our website www.socialeurope.eu to read our latest output. If you want to stay up-to-date with all things Social Europe just sign up to our regular newsletter. You can do so on our website.
44:52
June 27, 2019
Carl Benedikt Frey: The Technology Trap - Learning from the History of Automation
Is technology destroying or creating jobs? Is today's wave of new technology different from previous historic periods? If it is, what are the key characteristics that make our times unique? What should policy-makers do to shape how technology impacts our lives? Watch Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer discuss these and related questions with Carl Benedikt Frey. Carl Benedikt Frey is the Oxford Martin Citi Fellow at Oxford University where he directs the programme on Technology and Employment at the Oxford Martin School You might also find our regular articles, blogs and other written publications of interest. Just visit our website www.socialeurope.eu to read our latest output. If you want to stay up-to-date with all things Social Europe just sign up to our regular newsletter. You can do so on our website.
45:28
June 20, 2019
Johannes Becker: How to tax Corporations in the 21st Century?
How can tax avoidance by corporations be tackled? What are the possible reforms that could make sure that companies pay their fair share of taxes? What can we do to shut down tax havens? What changes will the digital economy bring to the way we conceive of taxation and calculate taxes? These are just some of the questions that Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer discusses with Johannes Becker. Johannes Becker is Professor of Economics and Director of the Institute of Public Economics at the University of Münster. He is a widely acclaimed expert on corporate taxation and international tax competition. You might also find our regular articles, blogs and other written publications of interest. Just visit our website www.socialeurope.eu to read our latest output. If you want to stay up-to-date with all things Social Europe just sign up to our regular newsletter. You can do so on our website.
48:06
June 13, 2019
David Autor: Work of the Past, Present and Future
Will robots and AI replace human work? What has the historical impact of technology been on labour markets and what are the current trends that are shaping the present and future of work? Will quantum computing change this future? Watch David Autor discuss these and related questions with Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer. David Autor is an American economist and Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where he also acts as co-director of the School Effectiveness and Inequality Initiative. You might also find our regular articles, blogs and other written publications of interest. Just visit our website www.socialeurope.eu to read our latest output. If you want to stay up-to-date with all things Social Europe just sign up to our regular newsletter. You can do so on our website.
49:21
June 6, 2019
Colin Mayer: The Future of the Corporation - Why Businesses need to rediscover their historic purpose
Listen to Colin Mayer of Oxford University in discussion with Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer. They discuss the future of the corporation with a particular focus on why businesses are so often failing to fulfil their societal role and why rediscovering the historic purpose of business is the best way forward. Colin Mayer, CBE, is Peter Moores Professor of Management Studies at the Said Business School, University of Oxford. He was a Harkness Fellow at Harvard University, a Houblon-Norman Fellow at the Bank of England, the first Leo Goldschmidt Visiting Professor of Corporate Governance at the Solvay Business School, Université de Bruxelles, and has had visiting positions at Columbia, MIT and Stanford universities. If you are interested in our podcast you might also find our regular articles, blogs and other written publications of interest. Just visit our website www.socialeurope.eu to read our latest output. If you want to stay up-to-date with all things Social Europe just sign up to our regular newsletter. You can do so on our website.
43:49
May 23, 2019
Will Marshall: Progressive Politics and Populism in the US and Europe
In this episode, Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer is in conversation with Will Marshall, President and founder of the Progressive Policy Institute (PPI) in Washington DC. They discuss progressive politics and populism in the United States and Europe. This conversation is brought to you in cooperation with Das Progressive Zentrum. If you like our podcast you might also find our regular articles, blogs and other written publications of interest. Just visit our website www.socialeurope.eu to read our latest output. If you want to stay up-to-date with all things Social Europe just sign up to our regular newsletter. You can do so on our website.
48:10
May 16, 2019
Understanding Populism in the United States, Germany and the UK
Episode #40 of Social Europe Podcast brings to you a panel discussion on populism in the United States, Germany and the UK. The debate is brought to you in cooperation with Das Progressive Zentrum and features Sudha David-Wilp (German Marshall Fund of the United States), Robert Habeck (Leader of the German Green Party), Reiner Hoffman (President of the German DGB), Anneliese Dodds (Labour MP for Oxford East) and Michael Werz (Center for American Progress). If you like our podcast you might also find our regular articles, blogs and other written publications of interest. Just visit our website www.socialeurope.eu to read our latest output. If you want to stay up-to-date with all things Social Europe just sign up to our regular newsletter. You can do so on our website. This episode of Social Europe Podcast is brought to you by the EMBA programme of the Said Business School, University of Oxford.
43:46
May 8, 2019
Anand Menon: Understanding Brexit and the future of the EU-UK relationship
Listen to Anand Menon of King's College London in discussion with Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer. They talk about the key drivers behind Brexit and what the cornerstones of a new EU-UK relationship could be. Anand Menon is Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs at King's College London in the United Kingdom and was appointed in January 2014 as director of the UK in a Changing Europe initiative. He was a special adviser to the House of Lords EU committee. If you are interested in our podcast you might also find our regular articles, blogs and other written publications of interest. Just visit our website www.socialeurope.eu to read our latest output. If you want to stay up-to-date with all things Social Europe just sign up to our regular newsletter. You can do so on our website.
37:06
May 2, 2019
Cass Sunstein: Policies, Nudges and Freedom of Choice. And what Policy-Makers could learn from Star Wars...
Cass Sunstein, the Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard University, talks to Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer about policies, nudging and freedom of choice (and what policy-makers could learn from Star Wars). From 2009 to 2012, Cass Sunstein was Administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs. He is also founder and director of the Program on Behavioral Economics and Public Policy at Harvard Law School. The conversation is based on Cass Sunstein's most recent book "On Freedom" published by Princeton University Press (https://press.princeton.edu/titles/30081.html) If you are interested in our podcast you might also find our regular articles, blogs and other written publications of interest. Just visit our website www.socialeurope.eu to read our latest output. If you want to stay up-to-date with all things Social Europe just sign up to our regular newsletter. You can do so on our website.
42:55
April 25, 2019
Mark Blyth: The crisis of globalisation, Brexit and other disasters waiting to happen
Mark Blyth, Eastman Professor of Political Economy at the Watson Institute of International & Public Affairs at Brown University, talks to Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer about the crisis of globalisation, Brexit, populism and other political disasters waiting to happen.
32:02
December 18, 2018
Social Europe Talk: How to reform the Eurozone?
The sixth episode of Social Europe Talk discusses the Euro and Eurozone reform a decade after the financial and economic crisis. The show, hosted by Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer, brought together MEPs Jakob von Weizsäcker and Maria Joao Rodrigues, Vice-President of the S&D Group in the European Parliament, as well as former EU Commissioner Laszlo Andor. The show was organised in cooperation with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Europe office.
36:23
November 29, 2018
Adam Tooze: Did They Really Save The Euro?
Social Europe Current Affairs Editor Alexander Schellinger talks to Adam Tooze of Columbia University about the Euro and Germany's Role in the Eurozone Crisis. The euro is unfinished business, and not only because its banking and fiscal unions remain incomplete but, more importantly, because it still raises serious questions about democratic legitimacy at a time when democracies are under ever-growing pressure. Adam Tooze's new book Crashed offers an account of the euro crisis that makes the reader wonder whether the single currency was saved at the expense of democracy and ultimately whether it was saved at all.
10:04
October 28, 2018
Paul Collier: How to deal with Europe's migration issue
Paul Collier, Professor of Public Policy and Economics at the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford, talks to Henning Meyer, Editor-in-Chief of Social Europe, about the migration issue and what Europe's policy-makers could do to address the challenge.
42:58
July 17, 2018
Ngaire Woods: Understanding the Crisis of Globalisation
Ngaire Woods, Dean of the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford, talks to Henning Meyer, Editor-in-Chief of Social Europe, about the crisis of globalisation and what can be done in response to the backlash.
30:05
July 15, 2018
Dani Rodrik: What is the Crisis of Globalisation?
In episode #32 Dani Rodrik, Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard, talks to Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer about the crisis of globalisation and some new policy ideas to address it. This episode is part of the project "The Crisis of Globalisation" that Social Europe runs in cooperation with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and the Hans Böckler Stiftung.
37:24
April 25, 2018
Philippe Marliere: Parti Socialiste - Squeezed Between Macron and Melenchon
In episode #31 Philippe Marlière, Professor of French and European Politics at University College London (UCL) talks to Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer about the French Parti Socialiste. He analyses the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats the party faces. This episode is part of the project "Social Democracy - A SWOT Analysis" that Social Europe runs in cooperation with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.
25:12
December 13, 2017
Tim Dixon: Australian Labor - Winning By Rejecting Institutionalisation
In episode #30 Tim Dixon, former speech writer to Australian Prime Ministers Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard, talks to Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer about the Australian Labor Party. He analyses the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats the party faces. This episode is part of the project "Social Democracy - A SWOT Analysis" that Social Europe runs in cooperation with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.
26:34
December 4, 2017
Branko Milanovic: Globalisation, Migration, Rising Inequality, Populism...
In episode #29 leading inequality researcher Branko Milanovic talks to Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer about inequality and how this issue interacts with other issues such as Globalisation, migration and the rise of right-wing populism. This conversation is part of a project on inequality that Social Europe has run in cooperation with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.
28:50
December 1, 2017
Kostas Botopoulos: What is the Future of PASOK?
In episode #28 Kostas Botopoulos talks to Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer about the Greek Socialist Party PASOK. He analyses the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats the party faces. This episode is part of the project "Social Democracy - A SWOT Analysis" that Social Europe runs in cooperation with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.
21:57
November 20, 2017
Eunice Goes: Social Democracy Key to Deepening Europe's Democracy
In episode #27 Eunice Goes of Richmond University in London talks to Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer about the Portuguese Socialist Party. She analyses the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats the party faces. This episode is part of the project "Social Democracy - A SWOT Analysis" that Social Europe runs in cooperation with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.
20:37
October 16, 2017
Laszlo Andor: Hungarian Social Democrats Take Fight To Orban
In episode #26 former EU Commissioner László Andor talks to Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer about the Hungarian Socialist Party. He analyses the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats the party faces. This episode is part of the project "Social Democracy - A SWOT Analysis" that Social Europe runs in cooperation with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.
29:26
October 10, 2017
Peter Hall: How could Donald Trump and Brexit happen? Understanding the roots of populism
In episode, Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer discusses the roots of populism with Peter Hall, Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies in the Department of Government and at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies of Harvard University. Why have so many people fallen for populists and what can mainstream parties do to counter the threat populist parties pose to the democratic substance of Western societies? This conversation provides answers.
34:57
September 21, 2017
Rene Cuperus: Dutch Social Democracy - Reuniting The Fragmented Left
In episode #24 Rene Cuperus of the Wardi Beckman Stichting talks to Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer about the Dutch Social Democratic Party PvdA. He analyses the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats the party faces. This episode is part of the project "Social Democracy - A SWOT Analysis" that Social Europe runs in cooperation with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.
35:30
September 19, 2017
Bo Rothstein: What are the Strengths and Weaknesses of the Swedish Social Democratic Party SAP?
In episode #23 Bo Rothstein, Professor of Government at the University of Oxford, talks to Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer about the Swedish Social Democratic Party SAP. He analyses the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats the party faces. This episode is part of the project "Social Democracy - A SWOT Analysis" that Social Europe runs in cooperation with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.
38:24
September 12, 2017
Social Europe Talk: Inequality in Europe: What can be done?
In the fifth episode of Social Europe Talk from the European Parliament in Brussels the panelists discuss inequality in Europe and what can be done about it. Social Europe editor-in-chief Henning Meyer is joined by Lorenza Antonucci from Teeside University, inequality consultant Michael Dauderstädt as well as the MEPs Javi Lopez and Udo Bullmann.
35:17
June 25, 2017
Social Europe Talk: Germany - Europe's Reluctant Hegemon?
Episode #21 brings to you the fourth instalment of Social Europe Talk from the European Parliament in Brussels. The topic of discussion is "Germany - Europe's Reluctant Hegemon?" Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer is joined by the MEPs Pervenche Berès (France), Javi Lopez (Spain) and Tanja Fajon (Slovenia) as well as the director of the Brussels office of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Uwe Optenhögel.
47:19
December 15, 2016
Branko Milanovic: Understanding Global Inequality
In episode #20 Branko Milanovic of the Graduate Center of City University of New York discusses global inequality with Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer. The conversation also involved the links between inequality and populism as well as recent political developments across the West.
25:20
November 30, 2016
Iris Bohnet: Gender Equality By Design
In episode #19 Iris Bohnet of Harvard University talks to Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer about the challenges of gender equality and what can be done in organisations to address this pressing issue. You can also read a text version of the conversation here: https://www.socialeurope.eu/2016/10/gender-equality-design/
27:48
October 11, 2016
Ryan Avent: The Wealth of Humans - Work, Power, and Status in the Twenty-first Century
In episode #18 Ryant Avent, economics columnist at The Economist, discusses the impact of the digital revolution on the world of work with Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer. The conversation was based on Ryan's new book entitled The Wealth of Humans: Work, Power, and Status in the Twenty-first Century. You can also read a text version of the conversation here: https://www.socialeurope.eu/2016/10/the-wealth-of-humans-work-power-and-status-in-the-twenty-first-century
33:44
October 3, 2016
Justin Trudeau & Sadiq Khan: Diversity, Inclusion & The Future Of Progressive Politics
Episode 17 brings to you a conversation between Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, and London Mayor Sadiq Khan on the topics of diversity, inclusion & the future of progressive politics. The conversation took place in Montreal and was moderated by Jennifer Ditchburn. You can also read a text version of the conversation here: https://www.socialeurope.eu/2016/09diversity-inclusion-future-of-progressive-politics We would like to thank Canada 2020, the Center for American Progress and Policy Network for their permission to bring this panel discussion to you as an episode of Social Europe Podcast.
32:02
September 27, 2016
Progress In The Digital Age: How Can We Use Digital Tools To Inform, Invent And Inspire A New Era Of Government Action?
Episode 16 brings to you a discussion on 'Progress in the Digital Age' with a very distinguished group of panelists. Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Alphabet, Reid Hoffman, Founder of LinkedIn, Nicolas Berggruen, President of the Berggruen Institute and Reshma Saujani, Founder of Girls Who Code discuss how digital tools can be used to inform, invent and inspire a new era of government action. The panel was moderated by Toomas Ilves, President of Estonia. (21st September 2016) We would like to thank Canada 2020, the Center for American Progress and Policy Network for their permission to bring this panel discussion to you as an episode of Social Europe Podcast.
39:44
September 21, 2016
Core Europe To The Rescue: A Conversation With Jürgen Habermas About Brexit And The EU Crisis
Episode 15 of Social Europe Podcast focuses on the state of European Union after the Brexit vote. Listen to the audio version of our conversation with world-renowned philosopher Jürgen Habermas read by Boni Sones. In the interview, Habermas explains why the idea of a Core Europe now needs to be pursued in order to maintain the European integration project. (20th September 2016) You can also read a written version of the conversation here: https://www.socialeurope.eu/2016/07/core-europe-to-the-rescue/
26:12
September 20, 2016
Tony Atkinson - Inequality: What Can Be Done About It?
In episode 14 we focus on inequality. Why is it so bad for societies and what can be done about it? Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer discusses these questions and related issues with the economist Tony Atkinson from Oxford University. Tony is a world-leading scholar in this field and has researched issues around inequality for decades, so he really is one of the most important voices in this discussion. Enjoy the conversation! (14th September 2016) You can also read a written version of the conversation here: https://www.socialeurope.eu/2016/09/inequality-can-done/
48:02
September 11, 2016
Joseph Stiglitz - The Real Issues Of The Eurozone And How To Solve Them
In this episode we bring to you a conversation about the future of the Euro Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer had with Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz. The Eurozone crisis has been rumbling on for years and it is far from clear whether the many deficiencies of the currency itself and wrong-headed policy responses to the crisis can be rectified so the Euro is sustainable in the long-run. With a global backlash against elites and globalisation on its way it is make or break time for the Euro. Joe Stiglitz and Henning Meyer discuss the key problems of the Euro, what needs to be done to solve them and whether in the end an amicable breakup might be the best option on the table. You can also read a written version of the conversation here: https://www.socialeurope.eu/2016/09/the-real-issues-of-the-eurozone-and-how-to-solve-them
23:56
September 7, 2016
Social Europe Talk - Where now for European Democracy?
European Democracy is under pressure from a variety of crises such as the Eurozone crisis, the refugee crisis and threats such as Brexit. In the 3rd episode of Social Europe Talk from the European Parliament in Brussels, MEPs Ska Keller and Javi Lopez as well as Sophie Heine (Egmont Institute) and Uwe Optenhögel (Friedrich Ebert Stiftung) discuss these problems with Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer. This programme was recorded in cooperation with the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Europe Office and Javi Lopez MEP.
48:25
March 6, 2016
Henning Meyer - The Digital Revolution and Social Democracy
Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer discusses the Digital Revolution and what it means for social democracy. The analysis includes a comprehensive look at what the new technologies mean for the world of work and why some Silicon Valley policy ideas are at odds with the core values of social democracy.
33:31
November 16, 2015
Anthony Giddens - How the Digital Revolution transforms our social and economic lives
Listen how Lord Anthony Giddens, one of the world's leading sociologists, examines and explains the fundmental social and economic transformations the digital revolution is bringing upon societies. We would like to thank the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung for organising the seminar where Lord Giddens delivered his speech.
30:24
October 19, 2015
David Autor - Limits of the Digital Revolution
Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer talks to MIT economist David Autor about the digital revolution and its limits on the transformation of work. In this episode you will learn why washing machines won't fly to the moon and why the digital revolution poses a much bigger challenge to emerging economies than to rich countries.
32:56
October 2, 2015
Richard Freeman - The Impact Of Technological Changes On The World Of Work
Richard Freeman, Herbert Ascherman Professor of Economics at Harvard University and Co-Director of the Labor and Worklife Program at Harvard Law School, joins Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer to discuss the impact of technological changes on the world of work. Will machines substitute old jobs and create new ones? Or will machines just take over and leave large groups of people unemployed and unemployable? This episodes discusses these crucial questions about the future of work.
24:02
September 17, 2015
John Kay - What is the Good Company?
Leading economist and Financial Times columnist John Kay discusses his concept of a Good Company and why markets need to be socially embedded with Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer. This podcast was produced in cooperation with the Bertelsmann Foundation. A full transcript of the conversation is available here: http://www.socialeurope.eu/2015/08/what-is-the-good-company/
20:44
August 7, 2015
Michael Osborne - What impact does the Digital Revolution have on work and inequality?
Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer discusses the impact of the Digital Revolution on the nature of work and inequality with Michael A. Osborne, Associate Professor in Machine Learning and Co-Director of the Oxford Martin Programme on Technology and Employment at the University of Oxford.
22:05
July 23, 2015
Herman Van Rompuy - Do we need a New Pact for Europe?
Herman Van Rompuy, President Emeritus of the European Council, discusses the need for a New Pact for Europe and addresses the key issues the EU is currently facing. This keynote address was recorded in Brussels on 17th June 2015. We woudl liek to thank the King Baudouin Foundation, the Bertelsmann Foundation and the European Policy Centre for allowing us to broadcast this speech.
23:57
June 18, 2015
Yanis Varoufakis - Greece, Germany and the Eurozone
Listen to Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis' speech on how to solve the Greek debt cirisis and reconcile the different positions of Greece, Germany and the wider Eurozone. The keynote address was given in Berlin on 8th June 2015 and was organised by the Hans Böckler Stiftung and the Humboldt-Viadrina Governance Platform.
48:39
June 11, 2015
Social Europe Talk - Britain in Europe after the 2015 general election
In this episode of Social Europe Talk recorded in the European Parliament in Brussels our expert panel disucsses the position of Britain in Europe after the 2015 general election and debates whether we are now heading towards Brexit. Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer was joined by Richard Corbett MEP, former UK Europe minister Denis McShane and Armindo Silva, an expert on social legislation and former Director at the European Commission.
43:09
May 16, 2015
Social Europe Talk - Understanding Pegida in Context
This episode brings to you the audio recording of a panel consisting of Professor Frank Decker (Bonn University), Professor Gesine Schwan (SPD), Chi Onwurah MP, David Goodhart (Demos) and Claudia Chwalisz (Policy Network). The panelists discussed the significance of Pegida and its European context. The event was chaired by Jamie Bartlett (Demos) and organised by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung London and Social Europe.
50:50
March 27, 2015
Social Europe Talk - Where now for Greece and the Eurozone?
In this first episode of Social Europe Talk (SET) economists James K. Galbraith and David Lizoain as well as Maria Joao Rodrigues, the Vice-President of the S&D Group in the European Parliament, join Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer to discuss ‘Where now for Greece and the Eurozone?’
46:35
March 25, 2015
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