Democracy Sausage podcast: Boris Johnson and Brexit Britain

12 August 2019

Episode Summary

From Boris to Brussels and the Backstop, this week on Democracy Sausage we give EU a look into Brexit Britain with Ros Taylor of the Remainiacs pod.

Episode Notes

As Boris Johnson threatens to take Britain out of the European Union without a deal, we hear from Ros Taylor, Managing Editor the LSE’s Brexit Blog and presenter on the Remainiacs podcast about whether the country can pull back from the brink, what no-deal might mean, and how to heal the deep divisions exposed by the Brexit process. Hosts Mark Kenny and Marija Taflaga also take a look at whether there are lessons from history about the rise of China. Listen here.

Mark Kenny is a Senior Fellow in the ANU Australian Studies Institute. He came to the university after a high-profile journalistic career including six years as chief political correspondent and national affairs editor for The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, and The Canberra Times.

Marija Taflaga is a lecturer in the ANU School of Politics and International Relations. Her major research is on political parties and particularly the Liberal Party of Australia. She has previously worked in the Australian Parliamentary Press Gallery as a researcher at The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.

Ros Taylor is the Managing Editor of the London School of Economics Brexit blog and presenter of Remainiacs podcast. Ros has a particular interest in how politics is communicated in mainstream and social media, particularly during elections.

Martyn Pearce is a presenter for Policy Forum Pod and the Editor of Policy Forum.

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