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#117: “EU and I”

#117: “EU and I”

This week the United Kingdom will go to the polls to vote on whether it should remain a member of the European Union. As someone who grew up enjoying nestled English, British and European identity it's been a huge shock to the system to realise that on Friday I simply might not be European any more. Worse, and you'll know this if you're following the news, the referendum itself has been a vehicle for far-right racists, xenophobes, and miscellaneous opportunists to reshape Britain to their own ends, at the expense of the welfare of most of the people in it, perhaps especially those who're conned into support the “leave” cause.It's angering, anxiety inducing, heart-wrenching and bluntly the whole thing hurts, especially from so far away from home. So this week, before the big vote, we've dedicated the show to the Europe we love, in a slightly incoherent number of ways.We're not here campaigning, we don't think this show is going to swing the vote one way or another. Unless, due to multip