This week, we debate how Europe has grappled with Twitter since Elon Musk took the helm. We hear from Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko and discuss a new book on the EU’s ‘superstate’ status.
Sarah Wheaton, author of POLITICO’s EU Influence newsletter, moderates this episode. She is joined by tech and competition editor Aoife White and editor Nick Vinocur to ruminate on the Brussels bubble’s reliance on Twitter – as questions swirl over the future of the platform. social media. They also discuss how EU officials are grappling with legal questions surrounding Musk’s recent personnel and content decisions.
Next, Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko sits down with POLITICO’s Jamie Dettmer to discuss how his city is preparing for the cold winter months ahead.
Sarah also speaks with Alasdair Roberts, professor of public policy and author of a new book, “Superstates: Empires of the Twenty-First Century.” He unpacks the governance challenges facing what he calls “superstates” such as the European Union, as well as the United States, India and China.