Ep 1735 - Tories still believe in Boris, the spiv that won’t go away Image

Ep 1735 - Tories still believe in Boris, the spiv that won’t go away

26 May 2023 - 30 mins
Podcast Series The Stand with Eamon Dunphy

Boris Johnson reappears in the headlines as his Honours List challenges Rishi Sunak's strength as PM, the investigation by the Privileges Committee continues, and now more to contemplate as further Covid breaches by Johnson are revealed. Also Tory friends may see him as a future leader. Economist and commentator Chris Johns talks to Eamon.

Recorded on Thursday 25th May 2023.

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Ep 1971: Israel/Palestine - Israeli barbarism in Gaza leaves its supporters morally bankrupt

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Ep 1970: America’s direction of economic travel bad news for Ireland  and the European Union

Ep 1970: America’s direction of economic travel bad news for Ireland and the European Union

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Ep 1969: Premier League 23/24 - Manchester City worthy winners

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Ep 1968: Fico assassination attempts reflects the deep left/right divisions within the EU

Ep 1968: Fico assassination attempts reflects the deep left/right divisions within the EU

Suzanne Lynch talks to Eamon about the impact of the assassination attempt on the Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico. Also the European elections taking place in June and the anticipated rise of the far right. Suzanne Lynch is the Global Playbook Author and Associate Editor at POLITICO. Previously she was a correspondent in Washington, Dublin, Brussels. Recorded on Friday 17th May 2024. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/the-stand-with-eamon-dunphy. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

23 mins

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Ep 1967: US Presidential Election - Support for Netanyahu costing Joe Biden dearly at the polls

Ep 1967: US Presidential Election - Support for Netanyahu costing Joe Biden dearly at the polls

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Ep 1966: Frank Connolly recalls the horror of the Dublin Monaghan Bombings 50 years ago

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