Is Europe heading for divorce?

The European experiment has been both revolutionary and successful, but having lurched from one crisis to the next in recent years, does the future look as bright?

Steve Grimwade

Published 16 January 2018

Episode 22

Shaken by financial crises, Brexit and growing numbers of refugees, many - including US President Donald Trump - have questioned whether the European experiment is doomed to fail.

In this episode Professor Loukas Tsoukalis from the University of Athens explains why he believes the EU will survive the current crisis, and what policies will help.

Episode recorded: 23 October 2017

Producers: Dr Andi Horvath and Chris Hatzis Audio engineer: Gavin Nebauer Editor: Chris Hatzis Production assistant: Claudia Hooper

Banner image: Elfelda/Flickr

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