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Weekly discussions of a deteriorating world all from the comfort of your local smoke-filled Spätkauf.


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  • Talking Shop with the Wolt Workers Group

    December 25th, 2022  |  1 hr 59 mins

    Rasmus and Freja, two members of the Wolt Workers Group in Copenhagen, join us to talk about organizing as couriers in Copenhagen, Danish labor law, and the union-busting practices of companies like Wolt. Sorry about my bad audio, I forgot how to podcast.

  • Gaeilge, Catalóinis agus Mionteangacha eile (feat. Ciarán Mac Aodha Bhuí)

    December 19th, 2022  |  1 hr 26 mins

    I'M SO SORRY ABOUT THE AUDIO QUALITY, our good mics over at Corner Späti Heavy Industries GmbH decided to be colonialist and CANCEL our conversation on Irish, Catalan and minority languages in general but we managed to put it out. Take that English Chauvinism, the profit motive and the French conception of state building (and whoever else is responsible for the decline of languages).

  • 2 Reichs 2 Bürger

    December 12th, 2022  |  1 hr 10 mins

    Nick and Ciarán talk about that Reichsbürger coup attempt sweeping the headline. The "Racing Heinrich" is a bit, we think it's an elaborate art project by Rob.

  • UNLOCKED: Nazis With Antragsformulare

    December 7th, 2022  |  52 mins 35 secs


    Julia, Nick and Ciaran try to breakdown the weird German phenomenon of the "Reichsbürger" movement. While they're kooky weirdos who believe Germany is an illegitimate state and print their own money and passports, they also are well armed and want to commit terror attacks.

  • UNLOCKED: She EUTOP on my Spacey til i Eurovisioned

    December 5th, 2022  |  1 hr 12 mins

    We're unlocking an episode because we're all sick or injured and because bonus episodes are back baby!

    Rob and Ciarán talk about Eurovision, NRW and of course the silver screen

  • The Carrot and the Stick

    November 28th, 2022  |  1 hr 12 secs

    Nick and Ciarán talk about crypto scams, scarves and EU migration policy

  • Danger: Magyarphobia Ahead

    November 21st, 2022  |  1 hr 3 mins

    The gang gets cozy once again and talks recent events in Turkey and the increasing made up problem of chronic Magyarphobia in the EU.

  • A Cozy Evening with Nick and Uma

    November 14th, 2022  |  59 mins 38 secs

    After a hectic week, Nick and Uma have a cozy chat at Uma's lovely new flat.

  • Fake Royals Live @ CCB

    November 7th, 2022  |  57 mins 25 secs

    Ciarán sits Uma, Julia and Nick down to talk about the Greek, Serbian and Romanian royals. Also the slides are linked below so that you can follow along.

  • Ye Haw

    November 1st, 2022  |  59 mins

    Nick and Ciarán talk cowboys, Kanye and Romania and the concept of Italian Cyber Psychosis.

  • Sweden: The Dancing Baby of Countries (feat. Ghraim and Max)

    October 24th, 2022  |  1 hr 36 mins

    For this episode we are talking to Ghraim and Max of Brödrafolkens Podd because Sweden had an election recently and have a new government. Also Ally McBeal.

  • Climate and Worker Action feat: Flo Marchais

    October 17th, 2022  |  1 hr 16 mins

    This week we sit down to talk about the recent worker's actions taken against TotalEnergies and others in France and Belgium

  • PREVIEW: Gladio Radio 4: Night Of The Small Plates

    October 12th, 2022  |  5 mins 52 secs

    On this important 4th entry into our crossover series with Pod Damn America, Ciarán and Rob detail the quiet fascism of Spain and Portugal in postwar Europe.

  • Lying to Hitler, Persönlich

    October 10th, 2022  |  54 mins 44 secs

    Uma shares a new guy with the gang. What happens if you walk into an embassy and ask the British and Nazis if you can spy for them? We also get off track and just talk about WWII like nerds.

  • Girl Power (Feat: David Broder)

    October 3rd, 2022  |  1 hr 31 mins

    Uma and Nick sit down with David Broder from Jacobin Magazine to talk Italian elections, Fratelli d'Italia and Giorgia Meloni.

  • Eurovibe! At the Mercedes Benz Arena

    September 26th, 2022  |  1 hr 11 mins

    Rob, Julia and Nick sit down and talk about their time at the Eurobasket Quarterfinals in Berlin. A more laidback round of experiencing Eurovibes in the wild.