Episode 135

Following Brexit, demand for referendums to quit the EU is growing both in the Netherlands and Italy, Switzerland has abandoned its application to join, Greece may have to default, and Spain and Portugal are facing sanctions. Could the European Union and the eurozone be coming apart at the seams? Who better to answer that question than Dr Russell Foster of King’s College London, a considerable expert on the European project.

And we’re always happy to listen to people who weaponize humor in the cause of peace, justice and equality. It is an amazingly powerful weapon. So if a picture paints a thousand words, a joke can spread those words even further. Dane Baptiste has only traveled a short distance to the Sputnik studio, but we predict he’s destined to go a long way. Hear his inspirational story this week on Sputnik.

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