The one about sanctions

Sanctions: how they work. Do they work? How citizens and business can help them work. The @EU_Finance podcast is created and hosted by the EU Commission’s Directorate General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital…
EU Finance Podcast
Agrifood Brief

Agrifood Podcast: EU-Turkey agri-trade, Crop rotation debate, Deforestation Law

Last week EU Agriculture Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski met with Turkish Agricultural Minister, Vahit Kirişçi, on the first high-level meeting to strengthen the EU-Turkey agri-trade. Europe's food policy will also have to deal with the Commission’s…
Agrifood Brief

Germany’s Zeitenwende: what does it mean for Europe?

German chancellor, Olaf Scholz, is facing criticism for not meeting the expectations he created with his Zeitenwende speech. But how fair is this criticism? Mark Leonard ponders this question and others with some of his…
Mark Leonard's World in 30 Minutes

Money Talks: Out of gas

Russia’s trade surplus has continued to grow: www.economist.com/finance-and-econ…erm=sa.listeners, even in the wake of Western sanctions. It’s now forecast to be double what it was last year. That’s prompted an acknowledgement among Western countries that more…
The Economist

GAFAM tax or fair contribution?

Commissioner Breton announced a new initiative to make online platforms contribute to the cost of digital infrastructure. We discuss the reasoning behind this proposal, possible precedents and main practical issues that it will need to…
The Tech Brief

Ukraine: war, refugees and an energy system under attack

How is Ukraine managing to keep electricity and heating supplies during the war? Government and industry chiefs address a World Economic Forum online event to explain the challenges and ask for help. As well as…
The World Economic Forum

How rising oil prices will change the world as we know It

As the war in Ukraine entered its third week, the price of a barrel of oil peaked at $130, its highest since 2008. The pain is already spreading around the world—to people who rely on…
Ones and Tooze
Agrifood Brief

Food security & the Ukraine war

With the looming threat of the Ukraine war on the world's food supply, the key theme of the week has been food security. Here, EURACTIV's agrifood team brings you up to speed on why stakeholders…
Agrifood Brief

How Putin’s war is shaping France’s election

Mark Leonard and senior policy fellow and head of ECFR´s Paris Office, Tara Varma, sat down in Paris to talk about how Vladimir Putin's war on Ukraine is affecting France and the French presidential race.…
Mark Leonard's World in 30 Minutes

Can Russia’s economy survive?

Just two weeks after Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine the conflict has already begun reshaping the world. The bombardment of Ukrainian cities has led to the deaths of thousands of civilians and forced millions to…
The Real Story

EU meets in Versailles over Ukraine and Russian embassies ‘retaliate’ after EU sanctions

This week, our Beyond the Byline podcast focuses on the informal summit of EU leaders this Thursday in Versailles. What can we expect from the meeting, and what options are the EU considering for the…
Beyond the Byline

War in Ukraine: reflections on the economic consequences for Russia

"Sergei Guriev joins us to discuss how the Russian invasion of Ukraine will affect the economies of Russia and the world. In this episode of the Sound of Economics Live Maria Demertzis and Guntram Wolff…
The Sound of Economics