Gideon Rachman

Chief foreign affairs columnist for the Financial Times
“Opportunities for individual people were opening up, the countries were becoming free...they very much saw joining the European Union as a crucial way of anchoring their new prosperity, their better hopes and their political freedoms and becoming part of a stronger collective.” -Gideon Rachman
Time Question
0:02 Do you identify as European?
0:30 Does being a Londoner make you more European?
1:44 What was your formative European moment?
3:42 How did your perception of the EU change when you were in Brussels?
5:56 What was the worst moment in recent European history?
7:13 Why do you think Britain should not have left the EU?
8:42 What is the best moment in recent European history?
10:17 What is the single most important thing the EU has done for you personally?
10:53 What would you most like the EU to have achieved by 2030?
11:45 How do you think that could be achieved?
12:48 How do you think the EU can survive?
14:46 Do you think the EU needs to make instituional changes in order to survive?
16:22 What are the biggest threats the EU is facing today?
18:14 What external threats is the EU facing?
20:27 Could you picture that happening?