Podcasts

'How to Stop Brexit' - a short animation, narrated by Nick Clegg, explaining why you should reject the government's Brexit deal and how YOU can stop Brexit.

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Power Buster: EU Competition Commissioner MARGRETHE VESTAGER on populism and optimism

30th July 2018

The Times calls her “the Great Dane of Brussels”. To the Independent she’s “the Harry Kane of the EU”. She’s the real-life inspiration for Prime Minister Birgitte Nyborg from the TV show ‘Borgen’. Now, fresh from coolly levying a record-breaking £4bn fine on Google for abusing its market dominance over Android users, EU Competition Commissioner MARGRETHE VESTAGER talks to Nick about power, populism, what makes the EU tick, and how technology could provide a way out of the present deadlock of resentment and rage. For this season finale of ANGER MANAGEMENT, Nick journeys into the heart of the European project…

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Episode 6: Rome and away… Italy’s ex-PM MATTEO RENZI on power, populism… and football

27th June 2018

Britain and the United States are not the only political systems to be rocked by the forces of populism. The convulsions of the past few years have left Italian politics unrecognisable. So where do we go from here? On the latest edition of ANGER MANAGEMENT, former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi – Italy’s youngest-ever PM and head of the fourth longest-lasting government in Italian history – talks to Nick about his country’s present and future. Showing a rare sense of humour in a senior politician, he recounts the experiences that shaped him, explains where anger is leading Italian politics, and tells…

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Episode 5: Global Soul… writer and campaigner Elif Shafak on art vs. anger

14th June 2018

Can art defeat fascism? In the latest edition of ANGER MANAGEMENT, award-winning author, columnist and women’s rights activist Elif Shafak talks to Nick about the seductive dangers of sameness, how Western countries’ greatest weakness was our belief that we’d won all the big battles… and how we’ll never turn back the tide of anger until we understand where it comes from. “This is an age of emotions,” Elif tells Nick, “and emotions are guiding and misguiding politics. In an age of anger we need to increase our emotional intelligence.” Born in Strasbourg and raised in Ankara, Madrid, Amman and Istanbul, the self-declared “linguistic…

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Episode 4: The Mother of All Battlers: HARRIET HARMAN on anger as an energy

31st May 2018

Harriet Harman is the latest guest on Anger Management with Nick Clegg. While the Mother of the House has frequently clashed at the House of Commons Despatch Box with Nick, in this podcast the pair discuss Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Leveson, equality and tribalism in politics. You can listen to the podcast here, or click on the link below.  

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Episode 3: Centrist forward: GARY LINEKER talks anger in football and beyond

31st May 2018

On the third episode of Anger Management with Nick Clegg, Nick was joined by Gary Lineker. The former Leicester, Everton, Barcelona, Spurs and England forward is now best known as the presenter of Match of the Day, but he has also become an avid – and influential – user of social media. Through Twitter, Gary has shared his views on Brexit, the migrant crisis, drugs policy, Nigel Farage, and much, much more. You can listen here, or click below:  

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Episode 2: Know your frenemy…Nick Clegg talks to GEORGE OSBORNE

4th May 2018

On this week’s episode of ANGER MANAGEMENT WITH NICK CLEGG, the former Deputy Prime Minister reconnects with his old Cabinet sparring partner and Coalition frenemy GEORGE OSBORNE – once Chancellor of the Exchequer, now editor of the Evening Standard, firm opponent of Brexit and helpful supplier of constructive criticism to the current Prime Minister (of whom he is famously fond). How is anger driving our day-to-day politics? What are the Tories getting wrong in “running against metropolitan Britain”? How is the BBC failing us – and should Facebook be regulated? On the less intense side, Nick finds out which way George…

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King of Chaos: Nick Clegg interviews Nigel Farage

18th April 2018

Anger Management with Nick Clegg 1: King of Chaos: Nick Clegg interviews Nigel Farage Are we living in an Age of Rage? On the first episode of ANGER MANAGEMENT WITH NICK CLEGG, the former deputy prime minister talks to Nigel Farage, former Ukip leader and one of the most divisive figures in British political history. A wave of populist anger carried the EU referendum for the Leave side – but what happens now? What shaped Nigel Farage’s ideas? Does anger drive his politics, or something deeper? And why does he love chaos? ”Chuka Umunna said the other day that we…

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