Transcripts (18)

“Don’t cry for me Great-Brit-Annia” - to be sung imagining Boris Johnson channelling his inner Elaine Page

The David McWilliams Podcast

  • 8 days ago
  • 50:31

“Is Boris Johnson England’s Eva Peron? All through my wild days, my mad existence…..and all that stuff, anyway we get to this point following an amazing conversation with economist Adam Posen about the USA. imperial delusions, NASCAR and the commercial fairytale that is Brexit. There’s lots in here from economic gravity, the “Great Patriot/Shit Citizen” dilemma & Northern Irish football melodies to a bit of Picasso, Joyce & early 20th century modernism.Don't forget to join us on Patreon for exclusive weekly Q&As, tutorials and more - all ad free!  See for privacy and opt-out information.

Lets talk about unemployment

The David McWilliams Podcast

  • 13 days ago
  • 32:17

Behind every statistic is a person and a family. As unemployment sky-rockets, we need to put employment front and centre for the economy in 2021. We look a trends in employment, what type of companies are creating jobs and why the rise long term unemployment in the middle aged and older workers could support populism here. Plus lots more!  See for privacy and opt-out information.

Outside it’s America!

The David McWilliams Podcast

  • 15 days ago
  • 48:40

What Joe Biden’s victory means and what it does not. We examine the US economy with a former US cabinet member and Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors. Plus what can be done and what won’t - why the Democrats have won the popular vote in six out of the last seven elections but have more or less shared the Presidency with the Republicans!  See for privacy and opt-out information.

Orange is the new Red

The David McWilliams Podcast

  • 20 days ago
  • 43:43

Biden just about, but Orange is the new Red. The Trump family business has taken over the GOP. What does this mean? Why the Democrats need to find their inner Roosevelt and why pollsters give economists a good name.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

A Good Day to hide Bad News!

The David McWilliams Podcast

  • 22 days ago
  • 48:53

We’re avoiding America, (well mostly) today as we can’t add much more. We’re going all Covid. There might not be a right answer for how to tackle the pandemic, but there’s certainly a wide array of approaches. We head to Israel, who are about seven weeks ahead of Western Europe, just lifting a successful Lockdown and Sweden, a country that has had no Lockdown at all! Two countries, two scientists, two different conclusions.  See for privacy and opt-out information.