I ask David McWilliams to solve the world!
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With all of the crazy things that have been happening in the world over the last few years (Brexit, Covid, war, inflation...), who better to ask what this means for you and I and our wallets than the expert economist who can break it all down in the simplest of terms, replete with catchy metaphors and analogies, and laser sharp soundbites.

David McWilliams and I met in studio the other day and recorded a conversation that not only picked through the weighty issues of our time like housing, inflation, social inequality and David’s expert opinion on those and more; but David also shared some great stories from his time at the Davos Economic Forum, he revealed why he fell in love with economics all those years ago, and he takes a few calls from the like of Leo Varadkar, Eddie Hobbs and even Blindboy Boatcub! We have a lot of laughs too.

And once you’ve had a listen, make sure to check out the line-up for the Dalkey Book Festival which is organised by David and his wife Sian Smyth - https://www.dalkeybookfestival.org/programme-2022/


We look across the pond to the gift that keeps on giving – Boris Johnson. So it turns out that he WAS at that Downing Street party after all. You know, the one in the middle of those Covid restrictions, that HIS government introduced! But, as you might expect, this doesn’t change a thing in his view, nothing to see here, no reason to step down, its onwards and upwards …As usual, my fellow podcasters have their own unique take on this story – Nicola Tallant and Vogue Williams and Joanne McNally








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