Podcast My question to Angela Merkel | Episode 10

Angela Merkel and us

In the last episode of our series of podcast on the outgoing German Chancellor, Emilia tells about Angela Merkel U-turn on the issue of EU members’ debt, her legacy as a Chancellor and the EU’s most prominent political figure, and eventually asks Merkel *the* question.

Published on 12 November 2021 at 18:18

The journey is about to end. Emilia has already walked us through the most pivotal moments of Angela Merkel’s life and political career, including her reaction to the financial crash, the Greek sovereign debt crisis and the rise in migration flows in Europe. 

However, before deciding on which question to ask the outgoing Chancellor, she also wants to reflect on the way her departure will change politics both in Germany and in the EU. 

Emilia will tell us about Merkel’s U-turn on the issue of European debt. She will share with us the kind words of Alexis Tspiras on her legacy. She will explain to us why she thinks that Angela Merkel is the perfect image of what Europe is today. 

The guests featured in this episode are Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission from 2014 to 2019, previously President of the Eurogroup and Luxembourg’s longest serving Prime Minister;  Alexis Tsipras, Prime Minister of Greece from 2015 to 2019 and leader of the Official Opposition since then, and Florence Autret, journalist and author of Angela Merkel. Une Allemande (presque) comme les autres.

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🎧 Listen to Angie says « Wir schaffen das » and the extremes go mad, the eigth episode of My question to Angela Merkel series.

🎧 Listen to What’s with the Austerity Angie?, the seventh episode of My question to Angela Merkel series.

🎧 Listen to Financial Crash and Angie: the Reluctant European, the sixth episode of My question to Angela Merkel series.

🎧 Listen to Bundeskanzlerin, the fifth episode of My question to Angela Merkel series.

🎧 Listen to Angela Merkel, the Snow White Killer, the fourth episode of My question to Angela Merkel series.

🎧 Listen to Merkel in a men’s world?, the third episode of My question to Angela Merkel series.

🎧 Listen to Where was Angela Merkel when the Wall fell?, the second episode of My question to Angela Merkel series.

🎧 Listen to Angie Kasner, a young girl stuck between East and West Germany, the first episode of My question to Angela Merkel series.

🎧 Listen to Angie and I, the pilot episode of My question to Angela Merkel series.

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