The Thinking Bubble S01E03- with Laura Shields

Laura and I discussed: 0:00 Her creation of and the work she leads for the Media Coach 02:30 The challenges of Communications in Brussels 03:45 Making messages ‘sticky’ 05:35 The different styles of communications in the Bubble 07:10 Some advice…

The Thinking Bubble S01E02- with Jon Worth

Jon and I discussed: 1:15 Voter registration for UK referendum 06:45  Would UK ‘out’ help EU and a reply to Anand Menon 15:30 Why the UK is particularly different and difficult 20:30 German Regional elections and populism 22:30 Policy challenges…

The Thinking Bubble S01E01- with Alisdair Gray

I interview Alisdair Gray, a leading Brussels and EU expert,  on the UK Referendum Campaign and UKIP. We talked in a cafe near the European Parliament (apologies for the background tinkling of plates). Show times/ issues covered: 01:10 Matthew Goodwin…

Get The Pro Story Right…

The Pro Europeans can be their own worst enemies. Often highly left-brained, remorselessly logical and fact-based, too often they argue a dry, economic case for membership. We have to go beyond economics. As Farage has admitted, he could live in…

The Future of Britain in Europe

DAVID CAMERON: PANTS ON FIRE Reflections on the Prime Minister’s disastrous EU summits over the past two years and the destiny of a great people My initial impression is of a man who suddenly realises his pants are on fire….