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The David McWilliams Podcast

By David McWilliams & John Davis

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 support the show, please consider becoming a patron at www.patreon.com/DavidMcWilliams

  1. 1.
    103 - Doc Martins, the financialization of the global economy, IPO's, inequality and Joe Biden's political agenda01/21/2021
    28:03
  2. 2.
    102 - The last day of Trump01/19/2021
    46:36
  3. 3.
    101 - How to end this Lockdown for good!01/14/2021
    40:48
  4. 4.
    100 - American Carnage and its radicalized Middle01/12/2021
    1:07:36
  5. 5.
    The Brexit Dividend - for everyone bar Britain!01/07/2021
    41:24
  6. 6.
    Every Day is Crucial!01/05/2021
    55:25
  7. 7.
    Christmas Podcast12/24/2020
    37:25
  8. 8.
    Investor or Speculation? Tech, market madness & the cost of mistakes12/22/2020
    50:40
  1. 9.
    When Scotland Rises12/17/2020
    53:43
  2. 10.
    Beyond Brexit. What does the post-Brexit world look like?12/15/2020
    53:31
  3. 11.
    Meritocracy - Scourge or Salvation12/10/2020
    30:37
  4. 12.
    Brexit and much more with Andy Haldane, Chief Economist of the Bank of England12/08/2020
    58:41
  5. 13.
    The end of the car park12/03/2020
    33:35
  6. 14.
    "Hand of pod" - The Maradona Generation12/01/2020
    41:14
  7. 15.
    The World in 202111/26/2020
    43:57
  8. 16.
    the fallout from COVID11/24/2020
    34:26
  9. 17.
    Show me the money11/19/2020
    43:11
  10. 18.
    “Don’t cry for me Great-Brit-Annia” - to be sung imagining Boris Johnson channelling his inner Elaine Page11/17/2020
    49:25
  11. 19.
    Lets talk about unemployment11/12/2020
    30:38
  12. 20.
    Outside it’s America!11/10/2020
    48:06
  13. 21.
    Orange is the new Red11/05/2020
    41:28
  14. 22.
    A Good Day to hide Bad News!11/03/2020
    47:13
  15. 23.
    Market & Politics - Why Who Wins Matters & Why It Doesn’t 10/31/2020
    38:36
  16. 24.
    Skin in the Game10/27/2020
    32:05
  17. 25.
    The Funeral of Austerity & the Return of Brexit, plus when an Opel Jersey walked into the Tate Gallery!10/20/2020
    51:47
  18. 26.
    A gem of a Letter from America with the brilliant Tom Frank10/13/2020
    51:55
  19. 27.
    How will Trump getting Covid affect the campaign, and why Ireland’s youth should determine the budget.10/06/2020
    36:42
  20. 28.
    Economics at a tipping point09/29/2020
    1:00:26
  21. 29.
    How the UK breaks up….lessons from the Balkans, plus Trump’s possible road to victory09/22/2020
    49:53
  22. 30.
    Back to Brexit09/15/2020
    48:11
  23. 31.
    The American divide and the Vaticanization of the ECB09/08/2020
    35:36
  24. 32.
    Cryptocurrency & the future of money09/01/2020
    35:06
  25. 33.
    How history shapes current policies08/25/2020
    57:14
  26. 34.
    The 15 minute city08/18/2020
    38:46
  27. 35.
    Angrynomics - Why its okay to be mad about the current economic crisis and what we can do about it08/11/2020
    51:13
  28. 36.
    How bonds not bombs liberated Ireland08/04/2020
    43:28
  29. 37.
    Living in interesting times and how best to think of it07/28/2020
    52:08
  30. 38.
    Taxes, urine & wealth creation07/21/2020
    49:41
  31. 39.
    From "the craic economy" to the annexation of the West Bank07/14/2020
    48:56
  32. 40.
    Black Swans & Black lists07/07/2020
    50:26
  33. 41.
    The enormous potential of free money and the illusion of a V shaped recovery06/30/2020
    54:28
  34. 42.
    Addressing generational wealth inequality06/23/2020
    55:35
  35. 43.
    Skin deep06/16/2020
    51:50
  36. 44.
    Tribal voices06/09/2020
    1:01:07
  37. 45.
    America burns, Ireland’s potential reset and the end of Fianna Fáil?06/02/2020
    59:34
  38. 46.
    Unconventional thinking: its enemies & why it is important05/26/2020
    51:24
  39. 47.
    We are living through a Pandession05/19/2020
    46:17
  40. 48.
    Leaving Cert - the Irish equivalent of national service. Covid in the Caribbeans & what Judy Garland tells you about monetary economics.05/12/2020
    1:10:56
  41. 49.
    The extreme urgency of now05/05/2020
    50:08
  42. 50.
    Why economics is not a cult, negative oil prices, Newcastle United, Altar boys, America’s reckoning and gay hit men! Whats not to love?04/28/2020
    1:01:04
  43. 51.
    What’s Next? Lessons from the Great Depression, avoiding bad economics, reading the markets’ tea leaves & the youth surge.04/21/2020
    1:00:16
  44. 52.
    What’s Next? The frugal four, antibody testing and post-COVID changes 04/14/2020
    1:00:15
  45. 53.
    The Anatomy of a Pandemic04/07/2020
    58:50
  46. 54.
    Macroeconomics for a Globalized World04/02/2020
    14:54
  47. 55.
    The economics of the possible03/31/2020
    1:06:02
  48. 56.
    Beyond money - Why livelihoods matter most03/24/2020
    46:47
  49. 57.
    Lockdown, Herd immunity & helicopter money03/17/2020
    42:57
  50. 58.
    Corona goes Global03/10/2020
    32:48
  51. 59.
    Got you face mask yet?03/03/2020
    44:00
  52. 60.
    Germany is changing - and Europe should take notice02/25/2020
    42:04
  53. 61.
    The battle for the soul of Fianna Fail (if there is such a thing) and are we witnessing China’s Chernobyl?02/18/2020
    39:51
  54. 62.
    Storm Shinner02/11/2020
    44:11
  55. 63.
    Stats, polls & elections02/04/2020
    53:06
  56. 64.
    The Giant Global Housing Swindle01/28/2020
    38:03
  57. 65.
    Why traffic is like gas, not liquid01/21/2020
    32:36
  58. 66.
    Irish elections and the differences between Fine Gael & Fianna Fáil01/14/2020
    36:03
  59. 67.
    USA, IRAN and the 3 M’s that precede wars01/07/2020
    34:15
  60. 68.
    Special episode: Welcome to the Third Decade of the 21st century12/31/2019
    26:28
  61. 69.
    The economics of love12/24/2019
    32:03
  62. 70.
    Boris Johnson, the last PM of the UK?12/17/2019
    40:53
  63. 71.
    Why the British election is about so much more than who will be the next PM. It’s about the very fabric of British society - explained with FT chief political commentator Robert Shrimsley - one is the sharpest political minds covering the UK right now12/10/2019
    38:03
  64. 72.
    Populism and the evolution of Ireland - Live From Vicar street12/03/2019
    48:05
  65. 73.
    Impeachment explained and the polarization of US politics with professor Bill Black11/26/2019
    46:10
  66. 74.
    A hard look at the human impact of the housing crisis11/19/2019
    43:07
  67. 75.
    Economics and the law of unintended consequences11/12/2019
    38:16
  68. 76.
    What does a post-meat world means for society and the economy?11/05/2019
    35:36
  69. 77.
    Is the age of the job over?10/29/2019
    39:35
  70. 78.
    Brexit - are we there yet? Plus, how the map of the Mid East has been redrawn in the week - all brought to you from the Atlas Mountains in Morocco.10/22/2019
    38:43
  71. 79.
    Brexit endgame: a plot summary10/15/2019
    35:26
  72. 80.
    We need to fix the root problem: wealth inequality10/08/2019
    43:21
  73. 81.
    How to get ready for globalization 3.010/01/2019
    33:25
  74. 82.
    Out of Africa09/24/2019
    35:48
  75. 83.
    A future warning from past cities!09/17/2019
    37:59
  76. 84.
    Boris Johnson is not a politician, he’s a gambler09/10/2019
    39:15
  77. 85.
    Curious minds - Discussing Turkey and losing democracy with Ece Temelkuran09/05/2019
    27:49
  78. 86.
    The Fragility of democracy and why winner takes all economics has led to the rise of populism09/03/2019
    40:08
  79. 87.
    Trade wars, amazon fires & the unexpected consequences of economics08/27/2019
    38:13
  80. 88.
    Ireland, Brexit and the Great British Breakoff, from Britsplaing to Explaining and lots more in between!! Enjoy08/20/2019
    36:31
  81. 89.
    Are we heading towards a global economic slowdown?08/13/2019
    38:02
  82. 90.
    Trying to untangle Iran and the Middle East relationships08/06/2019
    45:40
  83. 91.
    Curious minds - Discussing the evolution of journalism and technology with Tom Friedman08/01/2019
    27:50
  84. 92.
    China's unique approach to foreign influence07/30/2019
    40:22
  85. 93.
    The next phase of Brexit through its history, its psychology and its economics07/23/2019
    43:04
  86. 94.
    Why healthy economies are inherently unstable not inherently stable!07/16/2019
    24:02
  87. 95.
    The failed war on drugs07/09/2019
    31:27
  88. 96.
    Understanding China's trade wars, Brexit and Tianammen Square through the lens of Japanese history07/02/2019
    30:55
  89. 97.
    A guide to understanding Germany06/25/2019
    28:00
  90. 98.
    Why it’s time to move Dublin Port06/18/2019
    26:53
  91. 99.
    International property cycles06/11/2019
    36:04
  92. 100.
    Trump’s tariffs explained & the new tech cold war06/04/2019
    35:05
  93. 101.
    Exploring the ramifications of a united Ireland 05/28/2019
    29:00
  94. 102.
    Special episode: A sit down with Bernie Sanders05/23/2019
    24:40
  95. 103.
    US politics, the fed, AOC & quantitative easing05/21/2019
    21:17
  96. 104.
    Shadow banks & Dublin's crane epidemic05/14/2019
    30:12
  97. 105.
    Black Irish & European elections05/12/2019
    36:31
  98. 106.
    Is Brexit good or bad for Ireland?05/06/2019
    31:21

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