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Do British People Identify as European? // Cultural Identity & Brexit

Do British People Identify as European? // Cultural Identity & Brexit

Hi, we’re Joel and Lia. And today’s video is an open discussion on whether British people feel that they’re European. – Now our normal style of video is very laughy and jokey. This one might not be as laughy, but we’ll try to inject a few bits of humor. – Yeah I think it’s because it’s such a touchy subject, isn’t it? – Yeah. – and like we’ve had a lot of comments from you guys you know, what’s the…

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What’s Happening with U.K. Elections

What’s Happening with U.K. Elections

We knew this was going to be a historic election. But we had no idea how historic, in fact, the outcome became. To use the word stunning is a little bit of an understatement. What brought the United Kingdom to its third general election in almost four years was its very difficult relationship with the European Union and making a decisive break from the European Union. The Conservative Party under the leadership of prime minister Boris Johnson had one simple…

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The Maastricht Debate 2019 – Who will be the next President of the European Commission?

The Maastricht Debate 2019 – Who will be the next President of the European Commission?

you every five years the new president is elected to the European Commission tonight the candidates for the presidency come together to defend their positions and why they are best suited for the job the candidate for the party of the European left his Violeta Tomich France timmermans is the candidate for the party of European socialists the candidate for the party of the Greens is Bas Eickhout. Guy Verhofstadt is the candidate for the Alliance of liberals and Democrats…

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The European Balcony Project – Trailer

The European Balcony Project – Trailer

In Europe lies the cradle of democracy. Europeans achieved a lot after crisis and war. We share a common market, a common currency, but we don’t share a common democracy. The European Union lacks a parliament with legislative power and basic democratic principles such as “one person, one vote”. We want a united Europe of cultural diversity beyond nation states. No national stubbornness. We want equal rights and opportunities for all European citizens. In a Republic, all sovereignty comes from…

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Our Battle Of Britain

Our Battle Of Britain

Anyone outside Britain who isn’t laughing at Britain hasn’t been paying attention Laughing in the way that people centuries ago used to laugh at the lunatics in the asylum. In case you’re wondering we’re all sick and tired of hearing the word Brexit So we’re calling it independence If only to remind ourselves that that’s what we voted for nearly three years ago And that’s what our elected politicians are still determined to deny us. The only question now is:…

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Nigel Farage insults Herman van Rompuy, calls EU President a “DAMP RAG”

Nigel Farage insults Herman van Rompuy, calls EU President a “DAMP RAG”

You have the charisma of a damp rag, and the appearance of a low-grade bank clerk. And the question that I want to ask, that we’re all going to ask, is “Who are you?”. I’d never heard of you. Nobody in Europe had ever heard of you. I would like to ask you, President, who voted for you, and what mechanism… oh, I know democracy’s not popular with you lot, and what mechanism do the peoples of Europe have to…

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