Bill Swart

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... July 25, 2019 Show 623 Hour 2

Great Britain voted to leave the European Union in 2016 and the three-year search for a deal has been unsuccessful. Meanwhile, economic growth in Great Britain has flatlined.

Now, new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says it's "goodbye" by October 31.

Augustana University professors Bill Swart and Jason Harris took students to watch history unfold earlier in the year as part fo the class "Brexit: The Great Divorce and Life After the European Union." They return to In The Moment with fresh insight.

Lori Walsh

In the Moment ... April 10, 2018 Show 312 Hour 1

How important is a border? And what's at stake when the scaffolding of peace is rearranged at its foundation?
Today marks 20 years of the Good Friday agreement. That means two decades of peace in a region once plagued by attacks and violence. But the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland is making headlines once again, as the European Union prepares for Brexit.

We're joined by Augustana University professors Patrick Hicks and Bill Swart.