PolCast – Political Capital’s Podcast
This is Political Capital’s podcast, where we analyse the background and deeper context of domestic and international political events.
Anne Applebaum on the Post-Pandemic Global Order
A conversation about the pandemic's impact on the democratic world, and the myth that authoritarian states managed to better deal with the consequences of the crisis.
No rise of global solidarity, but no decline in European integration either
The conversation with Erik Jones covers Italy’s economic and political status, its response to the Corona crisis, the European Union’s plan to help the members and the overall consequences of the pandemic.
'We live in a new type of censorship'
Peter Pomerantsev, Péter Krekó and Dorka Takácsy discussed the perspectives of liberal democracies in the post-truth age, the possible countering of large-scale disinformation, and whether there is a return from cynicism.
Russian influence efforts during the 2019 European Parliament elections
Dóra Győrffy and Péter Krekó discussed Russia’s information influencing attempts connected to the 2019 European Parliamentary elections. They analyze, among other topics, the vulnerability of traditional media and of the populations, the links between narratives of Euro-skeptic forces and Russian di
Mystification and Demystification of Vladimir Putin’s Russia
James Sherr and Péter Krekó talks about Russia. The discussion is moderated by András Rácz.