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The David McWilliams Podcast

Podcast Series The David McWilliams Podcast

The aim of this weekly podcast is to make economics easy, uncomplicated and accessible. With the world at a political, technological and financial tipping point, economics has never been so important to all of us and yet, it’s made inaccessible and complicated by so many.

I’ve always thought what is complicated is rarely important and what is important is rarely complicated.

That will be our motto.

Every week we are going to tease out some big economic or political issue facing us, not just here in Ireland but in Europe and further afield. Globalisation has brought us all together. We all face similar challenges whether you live in Dublin, London, Minnesota or Milan.

If you would like to...

Series Episodes

Endgame for Putin?

Endgame for Putin?

With the "mobilization" Putin reveals that he is running out of road. He is doing what he always does, escalating. To make sense of this escalation, and living with this regime, we talk to a Russian insider to guide us through these new developments. If you are interested in Russia, don't miss this. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

37 mins

29 September Finished

Is Liz Truss the leader of a Doomsday Cult?

Is Liz Truss the leader of a Doomsday Cult?

The UK, already the most unequal country in Western Europe, just got more unequal. We start by breaking through the internet noise with tangible facts about inequality and standard of living, comparing Ireland, UK. US and Norway. Then we examine the madness of the UK's budget, Sterling collapsing, gilts tanking and a country unhinged over there, before settling down to the predictable stability and calm of the Irish budget! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

50 mins

27 September Finished

Populism might not be what you think

Populism might not be what you think

Populism is often vilified - but it’s origin is far more noble than you might think - and we might all need a bit more populism moving forward! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

33 mins

22 September Finished

With interest rates going up, housing market is heading down

With interest rates going up, housing market is heading down

Housing is a global asset class now and now that rates are rising, lots of leveraged property funds are likely to go bust. How is this going to play out and what does it all mean? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

30 mins

20 September Finished

How inflation in the 1970s brought us to our current situation - and what we can do about it

How inflation in the 1970s brought us to our current situation - and what we can do about it

The economy is full of unintended consequences - and those ripple through time for decades. How the world stopped inflation in 1970 brought on our current world view - but this time we’re fighting inflation radically differently… Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

29 mins

15 September Finished

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