In a week when Rupert Murdoch said goodbye, Kevin McCarthy got pantsed in public yet again and Russell Brand made more headlines than the shunning of Ukraine's President, Marion McKeone reflects on it all. Together with comedian Jarlath Regan, the Sunday Business Post's US correspondent examines the legacy of Murdoch and how his lust for money and power won't be his only legacy.
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Is the low level threat of violence becoming normalised in US politics? Marion McKeone examines this question the light of a few very worrying incidents over the past year. It's been a crazy two weeks on The Hill. Jarlath and Marion look back on the big stories and try to predict what might happen next. Come over to Patreon to hear an extra 40 minute discussion of the humanitarian crisis in Gazza, George Santos's fraud charges, P Diddy's new rape allegations and much much more. www.patreon.com/irishmanabroad Why not email us your questions [email protected] - don't forget to rate, comment and subscribe to the podcast - it helps the show a massive amount.
17 November Finished
The kids are in court but where is Dad? Marion McKeone examines Don Junior’s relationship to concrete and much more.
3 November Finished
Mike Johnson is the new speaker of the house. But who the hell is this guy? Trump tantrums in court and international law in crisis.
27 October Finished
President Biden attempts to marry Ukraine and Israel’s conflicts in his oval office address but without a speaker he won’t get a penny of funding. Is Jim Jordan out of the race?
20 October Finished
US correspondent Marion McKeone looks back on a devastating week in Israel and Palestine. How has the US reacted and is Joe Biden to blame?
13 October Finished
Marion McKeone examines the ousting of Kevin McCarthy. What happens next and can US politics correct its doomed flight path?
6 October Finished